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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 81 55 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +45
Contract jobs citing Perl 48 81 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 3.15% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 8.53% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 22
Median daily rate £415 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £46.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.59% +37.03%
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
924 950 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.79% 36.91% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 556 736
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 96 53
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.90 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +13 21 £258 -20.76% 3
Essex +3 16 £480 +2.40% 1
Cambridgeshire -36 7 £363 -12.12% 14
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Suffolk -4 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 62 (72.94%) Linux
2 50 (58.82%) Python
3 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (42.35%) Unix
5 35 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 33 (38.82%) DevOps
6 33 (38.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (31.76%) Ruby
8 27 (31.76%) Puppet
9 26 (30.59%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (30.59%) Relational Database
9 26 (30.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (30.59%) TCP/IP
9 26 (30.59%) TDD
10 25 (29.41%) Java
11 22 (25.88%) SSL
11 22 (25.88%) Open Source
12 20 (23.53%) HTTP
12 20 (23.53%) Red Hat
12 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
13 19 (22.35%) C
14 18 (21.18%) Apache
14 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
14 18 (21.18%) JIRA
15 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
16 16 (18.82%) JUnit
16 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
16 16 (18.82%) TeamCity
17 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (21.18%) Apache
2 7 (8.24%) JBoss
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.88%) nginx
4 4 (4.71%) Confluence
5 3 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.53%) CMS
5 3 (3.53%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) GitHub
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) TCP/IP
2 22 (25.88%) SSL
3 20 (23.53%) HTTP
4 15 (17.65%) Internet
5 8 (9.41%) X.509
6 5 (5.88%) DHCP
6 5 (5.88%) DNS
7 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.18%) 802.15
8 1 (1.18%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.18%) Firewall
8 1 (1.18%) LDAP
8 1 (1.18%) SAN
8 1 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.18%) Wireless
8 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.06%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.53%) DB2
4 3 (3.53%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.18%) JIRA
3 16 (18.82%) JUnit
3 16 (18.82%) TeamCity
4 13 (15.29%) Ant
4 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
4 13 (15.29%) JBehave
4 13 (15.29%) Selenium
4 13 (15.29%) SoapUI
4 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
4 13 (15.29%) TestNG
4 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
5 12 (14.12%) Subversion
6 11 (12.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (11.76%) Maven
8 4 (4.71%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.53%) Log4j
9 3 (3.53%) Mockito
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Electronics
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Consultant
2 15 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Unix Consultant
4 10 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Software Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Lead DevOps
7 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Developer in Test
9 4 (4.71%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) REST
2 11 (12.94%) HTML
2 11 (12.94%) JSON
3 10 (11.76%) J2EE
4 9 (10.59%) Middleware
5 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
5 8 (9.41%) CSS
6 5 (5.88%) LAMP
6 5 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (4.71%) Ajax
7 4 (4.71%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (4.71%) Web Services
8 3 (3.53%) JDBC
8 3 (3.53%) JMS
8 3 (3.53%) JSP
8 3 (3.53%) Servlets
8 3 (3.53%) XHTML
8 3 (3.53%) XML
8 3 (3.53%) XSD
8 3 (3.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Internet of Things
2 6 (7.06%) Biology
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) Informatics
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.94%) Linux
2 36 (42.35%) Unix
3 33 (38.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 3 (3.53%) CentOS
5 3 (3.53%) Fedora
5 3 (3.53%) HPUX
5 3 (3.53%) Solaris
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) DevOps
3 30 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (30.59%) Continuous Delivery
4 26 (30.59%) TDD
5 22 (25.88%) Open Source
6 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
7 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
9 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.29%) ATDD
10 13 (15.29%) BDD
10 13 (15.29%) Defect Management
10 13 (15.29%) Feature Driven Development
11 12 (14.12%) OO
12 11 (12.94%) Kanban
12 11 (12.94%) Scrum
13 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
14 9 (10.59%) Coaching
15 7 (8.24%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) Python
2 27 (31.76%) Ruby
3 25 (29.41%) Java
4 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 19 (22.35%) C
6 14 (16.47%) C#
7 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
7 13 (15.29%) PHP
8 12 (14.12%) C++
8 12 (14.12%) SQL
9 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) QA
2 11 (12.94%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Docker
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.71%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.18%) KVM
5 1 (1.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 27 (31.76%) Puppet
2 26 (30.59%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.76%) Ansible
4 5 (5.88%) Nagios
5 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.18%) Nessus
6 1 (1.18%) Packer
6 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) VMware
4 7 (8.24%) WSO2
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.53%) ATG
6 3 (3.53%) Blue Martini
6 3 (3.53%) Elastic Path
6 3 (3.53%) IBM
6 3 (3.53%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.18%) Brocade
8 1 (1.18%) CA
8 1 (1.18%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.18%) Splunk
8 1 (1.18%) xMatters
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