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 29 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 94 107
Rank change year-on-year -29 +13  
Contract jobs citing Perl 17 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 1.56% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 4.17% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 23
Median daily rate £385 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +6.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  

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 1018 1128 1192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.23% 37.46% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1432 1537
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 149 158
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £51.95 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Bristol 0 10 £370 -12.94% 3
Gloucestershire -16 4 £475 +8.88% 2
Wiltshire -3 2 £425 -
Devon - 1 £385 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 33 (75.00%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) Python
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle
4 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
5 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
5 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (38.64%) Java
6 17 (38.64%) Windows
6 17 (38.64%) DevOps
7 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 15 (34.09%) Bash Shell
9 14 (31.82%) IIS
10 13 (29.55%) Unix
10 13 (29.55%) Ruby
11 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
11 12 (27.27%) Ant
12 11 (25.00%) Apache
12 11 (25.00%) Puppet
13 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
13 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) GlassFish
13 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 10 (22.73%) ITIL
14 9 (20.45%) C
14 9 (20.45%) DNS
14 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
14 9 (20.45%) Subversion

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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 11 (25.00%) Apache
3 10 (22.73%) GlassFish
4 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
5 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
7 3 (6.82%) Alfresco
7 3 (6.82%) Apache Qpid
7 3 (6.82%) Confluence
7 3 (6.82%) Mule
7 3 (6.82%) nginx
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
9 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
9 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
9 1 (2.27%) JBoss
9 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) Kerberos
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) LDAP
4 5 (11.36%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
5 4 (9.09%) NAS
6 3 (6.82%) AMQP
6 3 (6.82%) Firewall
6 3 (6.82%) Internet
6 3 (6.82%) VoIP
6 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.55%) DHCP
7 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) FCoE
8 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
3 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.36%) MySQL
4 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) dBASE
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Ant
1 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Subversion
3 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
4 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium
5 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.82%) CMake
5 3 (6.82%) GoogleTest
5 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.82%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.55%) Gradle
6 2 (4.55%) Hudson
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.27%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) CSS
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (6.82%) LAMP
3 3 (6.82%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) EJB
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) Java EE
4 2 (4.55%) JMS
4 2 (4.55%) SAML
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) XSLT
5 1 (2.27%) Django
5 1 (2.27%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) e-Health
3 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (38.64%) Windows
4 13 (29.55%) Unix
5 8 (18.18%) AIX
5 8 (18.18%) CentOS
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.55%) Debian
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.27%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.27%) HPUX
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE
9 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) DevOps
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) Domain Models
5 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Open Source
6 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) System Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Validation
7 4 (9.09%) V-Model
7 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Python
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) Bash Shell
4 13 (29.55%) Ruby
5 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 9 (20.45%) C
7 7 (15.91%) SQL
7 7 (15.91%) VBScript
8 5 (11.36%) C++
9 4 (9.09%) Go
9 4 (9.09%) PHP
10 3 (6.82%) C#
10 3 (6.82%) Groovy
10 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
11 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.27%) Haskell
12 1 (2.27%) Korn
12 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) ISEB
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.27%) CISA
5 1 (2.27%) CISM
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) GSEC
5 1 (2.27%) RHCA
5 1 (2.27%) RHCE
5 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) Docker
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) Xen
4 2 (4.55%) KVM
4 2 (4.55%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.27%) Gluster
5 1 (2.27%) LXC
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
5 1 (2.27%) vCloud
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.82%) Salt
4 3 (6.82%) Terraform
5 2 (4.55%) SCCM
6 1 (2.27%) Bcfg2
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) Kibana
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle
2 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) IBM
4 8 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Google
5 4 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Dell
6 3 (6.82%) F5
6 3 (6.82%) SaltStack
7 2 (4.55%) arcserve
7 2 (4.55%) Gemalto
7 2 (4.55%) Juniper
7 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.27%) Opsware
8 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) Splunk