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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / South West
Rank 109 99 100
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Perl 27 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.45% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 3.79% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 32
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £308 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £46.20 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +477.50%  
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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1030 1108 1172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.02% 38.18% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 654 742
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 113 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.23 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Gloucestershire +1 10 £475 +5.55% 1
Devon -6 8 - -
Wiltshire -8 3 £488 - 2
Bristol +4 2 £488 +39.28% 5
Dorset +5 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 42 (72.41%) Linux
2 37 (63.79%) Oracle
3 34 (58.62%) Python
4 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
6 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 23 (39.66%) Java
7 23 (39.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (37.93%) Bash Shell
9 21 (36.21%) DV Cleared
10 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database
11 18 (31.03%) Windows
12 17 (29.31%) C
12 17 (29.31%) Ruby
13 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
13 16 (27.59%) DevOps
14 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
14 14 (24.14%) Ant
15 13 (22.41%) ITIL
15 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
15 13 (22.41%) Scrum
15 13 (22.41%) GlassFish
16 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
16 12 (20.69%) Unix
16 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
17 11 (18.97%) IIS
17 11 (18.97%) IBM
17 11 (18.97%) AIX
17 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
17 11 (18.97%) WebSphere

Perl
Top Related 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 13 (22.41%) GlassFish
2 11 (18.97%) IIS
2 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
3 9 (15.52%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) nginx
5 4 (6.90%) Confluence
5 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.72%) JBoss
8 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.72%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) GitHub
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Kerberos
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) SAN
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) VoIP
3 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
4 3 (5.17%) AMQP
4 3 (5.17%) Firewall
4 3 (5.17%) LAN
4 3 (5.17%) LDAP
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (1.72%) IPv6
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.07%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.34%) MySQL
5 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.17%) Big Data
6 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.45%) dBASE
7 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.72%) DB2
8 1 (1.72%) Informix
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Ant
2 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.97%) Subversion
4 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.79%) Selenium
5 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
5 5 (8.62%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.90%) CMake
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
7 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.17%) GoogleTest
7 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.17%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Gradle
8 2 (3.45%) Hudson
8 2 (3.45%) Valgrind
9 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.72%) Maven
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Applications Support
2 8 (13.79%) Integration Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.62%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) CSS
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) EJB
2 4 (6.90%) JMS
2 4 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) Ajax
3 2 (3.45%) Flash
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) Java EE
3 2 (3.45%) JSP
3 2 (3.45%) LAMP
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) SAML
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (1.72%) LESS
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Sass
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) e-Health
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (72.41%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (31.03%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) Unix
5 11 (18.97%) AIX
6 7 (12.07%) CentOS
7 6 (10.34%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) DevOps
3 13 (22.41%) ITIL
3 13 (22.41%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.24%) Domain Models
6 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.52%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (15.52%) Validation
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Performance Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) System Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 8 (13.79%) V-Model
8 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) Python
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 22 (37.93%) Bash Shell
4 17 (29.31%) C
4 17 (29.31%) Ruby
5 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
6 10 (17.24%) SQL
6 10 (17.24%) VBScript
7 6 (10.34%) C++
7 6 (10.34%) Go
8 5 (8.62%) PHP
9 4 (6.90%) C#
9 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.72%) Haskell
11 1 (1.72%) R
11 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.21%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) ISEB
4 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) CISA
6 1 (1.72%) CISM
6 1 (1.72%) CISSP
6 1 (1.72%) GSEC
6 1 (1.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.72%) Gluster
4 1 (1.72%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) LXC
4 1 (1.72%) vCloud
4 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Ansible
2 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.62%) Salt
3 5 (8.62%) Terraform
4 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Oracle
2 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.97%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) SaltStack
6 4 (6.90%) Google
6 4 (6.90%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) Splunk
7 3 (5.17%) VMware
8 2 (3.45%) ATG
8 2 (3.45%) BEA
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco
8 2 (3.45%) F5
8 2 (3.45%) Gemalto
8 2 (3.45%) Juniper
8 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.72%) VeriFone
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