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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.25% 0.55% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 1.61% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Median daily rate £488 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £304 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £405 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 317 310 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 39.04% 33.95% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 211 232
Median daily rate £375 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £38.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +29.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Perl.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Sonatype
5 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Gemalto
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Valgrind
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Gluster
1 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) ATG
2 1 (16.67%) BEA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Gemalto
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) VMware