The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 80 101 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing Perl 47 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 1.09% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 3.10% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 28
Average daily rate £408 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £37.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
Perl
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
823 902 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.54% 35.25% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 506 537
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 72 88
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.20 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the East of England region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the East of England region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +24 32 £388 -3.12% 14
Essex +10 10 £438 -
Hertfordshire +4 4 - - 5
Suffolk - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 69 (59.48%) Python
2 63 (54.31%) Linux
3 45 (38.79%) Java
4 30 (25.86%) C
4 30 (25.86%) HTTP
5 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 29 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 28 (24.14%) Puppet
6 28 (24.14%) J2EE
7 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
8 26 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (22.41%) SQL
9 25 (21.55%) Unix
9 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (20.69%) SSL
11 23 (19.83%) JavaScript
12 22 (18.97%) C++
12 22 (18.97%) HTML
13 21 (18.10%) Configuration Management
13 21 (18.10%) Red Hat
13 21 (18.10%) Gerrit
14 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (16.38%) Computer Science
15 19 (16.38%) Oracle
15 19 (16.38%) CSS
16 18 (15.52%) MySQL
16 18 (15.52%) Bioinformatics
16 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
17 16 (13.79%) Software Engineering
18 15 (12.93%) Ajax

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.90%) Apache
2 5 (4.31%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.59%) JBoss
3 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 2 (1.72%) Jetty
4 2 (1.72%) nginx
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.86%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.86%) SAS
5 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.86%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.59%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.86%) HTTP
2 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 24 (20.69%) SSL
4 12 (10.34%) Internet
5 11 (9.48%) DNS
6 10 (8.62%) 802.15
6 10 (8.62%) Bluetooth
6 10 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (8.62%) X.509
6 10 (8.62%) ZigBee
7 9 (7.76%) FTP
8 5 (4.31%) DHCP
8 5 (4.31%) Firewall
8 5 (4.31%) SSH
9 3 (2.59%) BGP
9 3 (2.59%) Junos
9 3 (2.59%) LDAP
9 3 (2.59%) OSPF
9 3 (2.59%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (1.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) MySQL
2 13 (11.21%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.03%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.17%) Big Data
5 5 (4.31%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.31%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.10%) Gerrit
3 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.45%) Subversion
5 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) QADirector
6 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.86%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.86%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.86%) GCC
6 1 (0.86%) JUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.86%) Redmine
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.86%) Trac
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Avionics
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
4 1 (0.86%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Developer
2 17 (14.66%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (12.93%) Administrator
4 14 (12.07%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Big Data Developer
7 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Perl Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Programmer
8 4 (3.45%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.14%) J2EE
2 22 (18.97%) HTML
3 19 (16.38%) CSS
4 15 (12.93%) Ajax
4 15 (12.93%) AngularJS
5 11 (9.48%) REST
6 10 (8.62%) 802.1X
6 10 (8.62%) JSON
6 10 (8.62%) Middleware
7 6 (5.17%) .NET
8 5 (4.31%) Spark Streaming
8 5 (4.31%) Web Services
9 4 (3.45%) XML
10 3 (2.59%) jQuery
11 2 (1.72%) CGI
11 2 (1.72%) HTML5
11 2 (1.72%) LAMP
11 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.72%) Servlets
11 2 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.93%) Biology
3 10 (8.62%) Visualisation
4 8 (6.90%) Internet of Things
5 6 (5.17%) Life Science
6 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.45%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.59%) Proteomics
9 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.86%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.86%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.86%) Informatics
10 1 (0.86%) Mechatronics
10 1 (0.86%) Robotics
10 1 (0.86%) Statistics
10 1 (0.86%) STB
10 1 (0.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 63 (54.31%) Linux
2 26 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (21.55%) Unix
4 12 (10.34%) Solaris
5 11 (9.48%) CentOS
5 11 (9.48%) Windows
6 10 (8.62%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.86%) SUSE
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) Configuration Management
3 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (15.52%) Bioinformatics
4 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
5 16 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.93%) Open Source
7 13 (11.21%) DevOps
8 10 (8.62%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (6.90%) Coaching
9 8 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (6.90%) High Availability
10 7 (6.03%) User Stories
11 6 (5.17%) Time Management
12 5 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.31%) ITIL
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.31%) Validation
13 4 (3.45%) Line Management
13 4 (3.45%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 69 (59.48%) Python
2 45 (38.79%) Java
3 30 (25.86%) C
4 29 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 26 (22.41%) SQL
6 23 (19.83%) JavaScript
7 22 (18.97%) C++
8 12 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 10 (8.62%) PHP
10 5 (4.31%) R
11 4 (3.45%) C#
11 4 (3.45%) Ruby
12 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.72%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.72%) C-shell
14 1 (0.86%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) PhD
3 4 (3.45%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Docker
2 6 (5.17%) GPFS
2 6 (5.17%) NFS
3 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Xen
4 1 (0.86%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.86%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (24.14%) Puppet
2 13 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.03%) Nagios
4 6 (5.17%) Ganglia
5 5 (4.31%) Check_MK
5 5 (4.31%) Kibana
6 3 (2.59%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.86%) Cacti
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 21 (18.10%) Red Hat
2 19 (16.38%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) IBM
3 10 (8.62%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.59%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) Greenplum
5 3 (2.59%) Juniper
5 3 (2.59%) Siebel
5 3 (2.59%) Sun
5 3 (2.59%) WSO2
6 2 (1.72%) EMC
6 2 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) Dell
7 1 (0.86%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.86%) Huawei
7 1 (0.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.86%) Nortel
7 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.86%) Vertica
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