Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 102 87
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 23 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.16% 0.41% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 1.10% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 18
Bristol median daily rate £350 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -40.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £205
90th Percentile £450 £475 £516
South West median daily rate £370 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £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 802 637 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.59% 37.51% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 454 532
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £270
90th Percentile £488 £500 £487
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Bristol median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -20.22%
10th Percentile £13.68 £24.91 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.83 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.84% +13.21%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 18 (78.26%) Python
2 17 (73.91%) Unix
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
5 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
5 8 (34.78%) Docker
6 7 (30.43%) DevOps
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) CentOS
6 7 (30.43%) Puppet
7 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
7 6 (26.09%) Subversion
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Xen
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
9 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
10 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (13.04%) SDLC
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Optimisation

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 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
3 3 (13.04%) Alfresco
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Mule
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.35%) iPlanet
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) NAS
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) 2G
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) GPRS
2 1 (4.35%) GSM
2 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) LTE
2 1 (4.35%) RNC
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) VoWiFi
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Server Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (13.04%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.35%) Django
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
1 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Unix
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) CentOS
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Debian
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) VMS
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) FreeBSD
7 1 (4.35%) HPUX
7 1 (4.35%) SUSE
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Structured Programming
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) C-shell
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) RHCA
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 4 (17.39%) Xen
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.35%) Samba
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Bcfg2
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Agilent
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) NetScout
5 1 (4.35%) Opsware
5 1 (4.35%) PlateSpin
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas