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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.22% 5.65% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 11.25% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 12
Median daily rate £475 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +8.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

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 120 240 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.47% 50.21% 52.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 120 140
Median daily rate £406 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 June 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 12 (85.71%) Python
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) C
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) Ruby
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) Java
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
8 4 (28.57%) C++
8 4 (28.57%) Ant
8 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 4 (28.57%) System Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Selenium
8 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Validation

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 3 (21.43%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) AMQP
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
1 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) dBASE
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Ant
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) Bitbucket
3 3 (21.43%) CMake
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) GoogleTest
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) EJB
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) V-Model
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) C
3 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat