Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 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 > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 41 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.34% 0.68% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.85% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Dorset median daily rate £418 £396 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -16.58% +26.67%
10th Percentile £409 £374 £455
90th Percentile £426 £412 £495
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 119 162 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.20% 36.82% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 63
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £469 £488 £470
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Dorset

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Dorset

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Dorset

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +9 1 £418 +5.36% 1
Perl
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Perl.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (100.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Icinga
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware