The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 28 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 28 40
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.72% 3.81% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 8.74% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £500 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +100.00%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 152 103 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 54.48% 43.64% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 85 116
Median daily rate £405 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -50.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Oxford

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Oxford

Perl
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Perl.

1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 6 (50.00%) Drupal
3 6 (50.00%) SilverStripe
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (50.00%) XPath
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) XSLT
3 6 (50.00%) RDF
3 6 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (41.67%) Symfony
4 5 (41.67%) Laravel
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Network Design
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) SOA

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (50.00%) Drupal
1 6 (50.00%) SilverStripe
2 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (8.33%) GeoServer
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Perch
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 6 (50.00%) XSLT
2 5 (41.67%) Laravel
2 5 (41.67%) Symfony
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
5 1 (8.33%) OpenLayers
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) RDF
1 6 (50.00%) Release Management
1 6 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 5 (41.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (8.33%) Server Building
6 1 (8.33%) Service Design
6 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) XPath
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds