The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 April 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.77% 1.44% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 4.65% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 86 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 31.27% 30.94% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 131
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -59.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Southampton

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Perl.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Sensu
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) DRM
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £620 per day
Posted: 6 days ago