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 29 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 49 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing Perl 5 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.76% 2.26% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 8.01% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £282 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £401
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 192 287 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.18% 28.25% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 189 215
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 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 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Perl.

1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) 2G
4 2 (28.57%) RHCE
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) HNC
4 2 (28.57%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (28.57%) RHCSA

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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) 2G
1 2 (28.57%) 3G
1 2 (28.57%) 4G
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) HNC
2 2 (28.57%) HND
2 2 (28.57%) RHCE
2 2 (28.57%) RHCSA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) VMware