Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 93 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.69% 0.31% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 0.83% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 11
Bristol median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £308 £385 £313
90th Percentile £535 £525 £400
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £395
% change year-on-year -5.26% +20.25% -12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.00 - -

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 726 599 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.47% 37.53% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 415 434
Bristol median daily rate £388 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +2.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £267
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 27
Bristol median hourly rate £30.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.67% - -15.62%
10th Percentile £14.26 £14.13 £13.59
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £52.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.31% +19.43%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Bristol

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Bristol

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Bristol

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Perl.

1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) CentOS
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Docker
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (30.77%) Alfresco
6 4 (30.77%) Mule
6 4 (30.77%) Groovy
6 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
7 3 (23.08%) Xen
7 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Alfresco
1 4 (30.77%) Mule
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) 2G
2 1 (7.69%) 3G
2 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
2 1 (7.69%) 4G
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) GPRS
2 1 (7.69%) GSM
2 1 (7.69%) LTE
2 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (7.69%) RNC
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
2 1 (7.69%) VoWiFi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Debian
6 1 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Bcfg2
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Agilent
3 1 (7.69%) NetScout
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) VMware