Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 95 95
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.50% 1.02% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 2.52% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 4
Bristol median daily rate £375 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +0.74% -15.63%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £211
90th Percentile £516 £450 £519
South West median daily rate £413 £340 £410
% change year-on-year +21.32% -17.07% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -

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 944 793 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 43.12% 40.42% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 526 468
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 17
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.79 £18.85
90th Percentile £64.75 £50.08 £51.02
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Python
1 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Docker
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Debian
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) LAMP
5 3 (27.27%) Samba
5 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
5 3 (27.27%) Security Hardening
5 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) NFS
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL

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 3 (27.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Datadog
3 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Debian
5 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) VMS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Hardening
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) NFS
2 3 (27.27%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Suricata
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Qualys
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk
1 1 (9.09%) VMware