Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 70 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing Perl 29 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.26% 1.68% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.09% 5.98% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 18
Reading median daily rate £325 £419 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.39% -2.90% +1.47%
10th Percentile £304 £261 £266
90th Percentile £478 £503 £505
Berkshire median daily rate £345 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -27.37% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £38.25 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.25 - -

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 409 418 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.80% 28.07% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 211 394
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 17
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -37.50% +110.53%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.78
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% -12.93% +13.08%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Unix
3 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
4 13 (44.83%) Xen
4 13 (44.83%) Oracle
5 12 (41.38%) Python
5 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
6 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
6 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
7 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (34.48%) DNS
7 10 (34.48%) Apache
7 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (31.03%) Contingency Planning
8 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
9 8 (27.59%) Ansible
9 8 (27.59%) Docker
9 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
9 8 (27.59%) Node.js
9 8 (27.59%) nginx
9 8 (27.59%) RESTful
9 8 (27.59%) CSS
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) HTML
9 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (27.59%) Project Management
9 8 (27.59%) MVC
9 8 (27.59%) DevOps

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 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 8 (27.59%) nginx
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) NAS
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) BGP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.34%) IPsec
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Automation Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Server Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (3.45%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Linux Scripter
9 1 (3.45%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.45%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
1 8 (27.59%) CSS
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
1 8 (27.59%) Node.js
1 8 (27.59%) RESTful
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) Ajax
2 7 (24.14%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Exalogic
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Unix
3 7 (24.14%) Solaris
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Contingency Planning
1 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Network Design
8 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.45%) Open Source
8 1 (3.45%) Physics
8 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
2 12 (41.38%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) C-shell
5 3 (10.34%) Korn
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Xen
2 8 (27.59%) Docker
3 2 (6.90%) NFS
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Puppet
3 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.90%) SELinux
5 1 (3.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (24.14%) Sun
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.45%) Arista
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Vyatta