The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 73 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 1.34% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 4.18% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £338 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 295 335 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.67% 32.12% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 192 201
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +35.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Buckinghamshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Buckinghamshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Buckinghamshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 9 £450 +33.33% 1
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 10 (62.50%) Python
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
3 7 (43.75%) MapReduce
3 7 (43.75%) Big Data
3 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Node.js
6 4 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Java EE
6 4 (25.00%) Hudson
6 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) Gradle
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Ant

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (18.75%) Apache Pig
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
4 3 (18.75%) HBase
4 3 (18.75%) Impala
4 3 (18.75%) Sqoop
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (25.00%) Gradle
2 4 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior MySQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) EJB
3 4 (25.00%) Java EE
3 4 (25.00%) JMS
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) Ext JS
4 3 (18.75%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) MapReduce
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) High Availability
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) OOD
7 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.25%) Metaprogramming
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Scala
7 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Flume
1 3 (18.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
2 3 (18.75%) Sencha