Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 131 118
Rank change year-on-year -34 -13 -32
Contract jobs citing Perl 32 73 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 1.27% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 3.12% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 71
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -1.48%
10th Percentile £264 £274 £313
90th Percentile £450 £530 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £43.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2124 2341 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.15% 40.73% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1517 1714
South West median daily rate £386 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -2.03% +3.50%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £493
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 142 172
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £16.75 £20.05 £24.90
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.00 £54.53
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the South West

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the South West

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the South West

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the South West

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +6 22 £350 +55.56% 7
Gloucestershire -16 4 £475 +17.28% 1
Wiltshire -14 2 £425 +7.59%
Dorset +5 1 £418 +5.36% 1
Somerset -5 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £385 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 22 (68.75%) Python
2 19 (59.38%) Unix
3 18 (56.25%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) DevOps
5 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (25.00%) Docker
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (21.88%) Puppet
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.75%) CentOS
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Subversion
10 5 (15.63%) Xen
10 5 (15.63%) C#
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) Ant
11 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
11 4 (12.50%) NAS
11 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
11 4 (12.50%) IIS
11 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) Alfresco
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Mule
4 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.13%) iPlanet
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Infor M3
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) NAS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.13%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) GPRS
4 1 (3.13%) GSM
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) SMS
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 5 (15.63%) Ant
5 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.25%) Hudson
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.13%) Gradle
7 1 (3.13%) Maven
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Server Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Django
4 1 (3.13%) EJB
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) Lucene
4 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
1 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Unix
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) CentOS
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Debian
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) VMS
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (9.38%) OOD
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
4 3 (9.38%) SDLC
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Structured Programming
5 2 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Groovy
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) C-shell
6 1 (3.13%) Korn
6 1 (3.13%) Lua
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) RHCA
3 1 (3.13%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) Xen
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Samba
5 1 (3.13%) KVM
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) Bcfg2
3 2 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) Icinga
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Agilent
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) NetScout
6 1 (3.13%) Opsware
6 1 (3.13%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas