The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 25 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 59 48
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11  
Contract jobs citing Perl 44 53 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.50% 2.70% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.19% 8.49% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 42
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 11
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 537 624 763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.56% 31.79% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 390 487
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 34
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £42.75
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Hampshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Hampshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Hampshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Hook - 7 £250 -
Basingstoke - 5 £400 -
Southampton +8 4 £530 - 2
Winchester +2 3 £475 +11.76%
Fareham - 3 - - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £394 -
Eastleigh +1 2 £500 +51.51%
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 48 (71.64%) Linux
2 35 (52.24%) Python
3 30 (44.78%) SQL
4 28 (41.79%) Red Hat
5 23 (34.33%) VMware
5 23 (34.33%) Oracle
5 23 (34.33%) PHP
6 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (31.34%) MySQL
7 21 (31.34%) DevOps
8 20 (29.85%) Puppet
9 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (28.36%) Java
9 19 (28.36%) DNS
9 19 (28.36%) Configuration Management
10 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
10 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
10 18 (26.87%) Bash Shell
11 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
12 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
13 15 (22.39%) Open Source
13 15 (22.39%) Firewall
13 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
14 14 (20.90%) HTTP
14 14 (20.90%) Apache
14 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
14 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
14 14 (20.90%) Splunk

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 14 (20.90%) Apache
1 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.91%) OpenStack
3 9 (13.43%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.99%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.49%) CICS
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) DNS
2 15 (22.39%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.90%) HTTP
4 12 (17.91%) LAN
4 12 (17.91%) SSL
4 12 (17.91%) WAN
5 11 (16.42%) HTTPS
6 6 (8.96%) Wireshark
7 5 (7.46%) DHCP
8 4 (5.97%) DVB
8 4 (5.97%) LDAP
9 3 (4.48%) Internet
10 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.99%) MPLS
10 2 (2.99%) SNMP
10 2 (2.99%) VLAN
11 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) MySQL
2 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
3 12 (17.91%) MongoDB
4 11 (16.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
7 6 (8.96%) Redis
8 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.99%) Big Data
10 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Ant
3 2 (2.99%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.49%) RSpec
General
1 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Consultant
2 12 (17.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (16.42%) Sensu
3 10 (14.93%) Java EE
4 9 (13.43%) JAAS
4 9 (13.43%) JMS
4 9 (13.43%) JMX
4 9 (13.43%) JNDI
5 6 (8.96%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (7.46%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (5.97%) XML
8 3 (4.48%) HTML
8 3 (4.48%) Middleware
9 2 (2.99%) HTML5
9 2 (2.99%) JSON
9 2 (2.99%) Node.js
9 2 (2.99%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.99%) REST
9 2 (2.99%) RESTful
10 1 (1.49%) jQuery
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Video on Demand
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Digital TV
3 4 (5.97%) STB
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.48%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.99%) MPEG
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (20.90%) CentOS
4 13 (19.40%) Unix
5 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.48%) Windows
7 1 (1.49%) Debian
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) DevOps
3 19 (28.36%) Configuration Management
4 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
5 15 (22.39%) Open Source
6 11 (16.42%) DRM
7 7 (10.45%) Capacity Management
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.96%) ITIL
9 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.46%) OO
10 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.97%) Scrum
10 4 (5.97%) User Stories
11 3 (4.48%) Change Management
11 3 (4.48%) Information Security
11 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.48%) Project Management
11 3 (4.48%) SIEM
11 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) Python
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) PHP
4 19 (28.36%) Java
5 18 (26.87%) Bash Shell
6 11 (16.42%) C
6 11 (16.42%) C++
7 5 (7.46%) Korn
7 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.99%) C#
9 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Ruby
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.40%) CISSP
3 13 (19.40%) RHCSA
4 11 (16.42%) RHCE
5 3 (4.48%) Degree
5 3 (4.48%) GCIH
5 3 (4.48%) GIAC
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) SANS
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.49%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.90%) Docker
3 12 (17.91%) Xen
4 11 (16.42%) KVM
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.99%) vCloud
7 2 (2.99%) vSphere
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.49%) iptables
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.49%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) Puppet
2 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.91%) Kubernetes
4 11 (16.42%) Ansible
4 11 (16.42%) Grafana
4 11 (16.42%) logstash
5 5 (7.46%) Cobbler
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.99%) Nagios
8 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.49%) Icinga
8 1 (1.49%) Kibana
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Red Hat
2 23 (34.33%) Oracle
2 23 (34.33%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Splunk
4 13 (19.40%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
6 3 (4.48%) Arqiva
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 3 (4.48%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.99%) ESRI
7 2 (2.99%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) BMC
8 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.49%) Dell
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) Juniper
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy
8 1 (1.49%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago