The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.99% 3.08% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.99% 6.14% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 21
Median daily rate £475 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -1.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £415 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 143 228 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 42.81% 50.22% 57.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 93 183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Gloucestershire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 20 (76.92%) Oracle
3 19 (73.08%) DV Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) Python
5 16 (61.54%) C
5 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (57.69%) Linux
7 14 (53.85%) Bash Shell
8 12 (46.15%) Software Testing
8 12 (46.15%) Scrum
9 11 (42.31%) Java
9 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 10 (38.46%) Windows
11 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
11 9 (34.62%) Validation
11 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
11 9 (34.62%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (30.77%) SDLC
12 8 (30.77%) DevOps
12 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
12 8 (30.77%) System Testing
12 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
12 8 (30.77%) Ruby
12 8 (30.77%) Selenium
12 8 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
12 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
12 8 (30.77%) V-Model

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VoIP
1 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
2 3 (11.54%) AMQP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.54%) Big Data
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) dBASE
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 4 (15.38%) CMake
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Ant
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.54%) GoogleTest
4 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
4 3 (11.54%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) Hudson
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.85%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Integration Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) EJB
2 2 (7.69%) Java EE
2 2 (7.69%) JMS
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
2 12 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 9 (34.62%) Validation
5 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 8 (30.77%) DevOps
5 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (30.77%) System Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 8 (30.77%) V-Model
5 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Python
2 16 (61.54%) C
3 14 (53.85%) Bash Shell
4 11 (42.31%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) Ruby
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) C++
8 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (7.69%) C#
9 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) HP