The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 53 63
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10  
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.32% 1.87% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 3.97% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £243 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.58% +71.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 341 277 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.39% 47.11% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 216 229
Median daily rate £430 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £63.00
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Oxfordshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Oxfordshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Oxfordshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Oxfordshire 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
Oxford -4 2 £243 -46.11% 2
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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) OpenBSD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) OpenBSD
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase