The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 58 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 1.41% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 4.62% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £300 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +9.09%  
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 £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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 260 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.53% 30.44% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 157 158
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Reading

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Perl.

1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) RHCE
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) HNC
3 2 (33.33%) HND
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 2G
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) HNC
1 2 (33.33%) HND
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
1 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware