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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 107 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 1.50% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 4.43% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 15
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £206 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £410 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £26.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +63.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
810 926 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.82% 33.82% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 510 631
Median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 61 83
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £19.00 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £438 +37.25% 23
Hertfordshire -5 7 £350 -3.44% 2
Bedfordshire +6 1 - -
Norfolk -2 1 £600 +46.34%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 50 (83.33%) Python
2 32 (53.33%) Linux
3 25 (41.67%) Java
4 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.67%) C
5 19 (31.67%) HTML
6 18 (30.00%) C++
7 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
8 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 16 (26.67%) Puppet
9 15 (25.00%) DevOps
9 15 (25.00%) HTTP
9 15 (25.00%) CSS
10 14 (23.33%) SSL
11 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
12 12 (20.00%) Ajax
12 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 11 (18.33%) Internet
13 11 (18.33%) Windows
14 10 (16.67%) Oracle
14 10 (16.67%) PHP
14 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (15.00%) SQL
15 9 (15.00%) J2EE
15 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering

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 7 (11.67%) Apache
1 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.33%) nginx
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Jetty
5 2 (3.33%) Kinematics
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Doxygen
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 15 (25.00%) HTTP
3 14 (23.33%) SSL
4 11 (18.33%) Internet
5 8 (13.33%) Bluetooth
5 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (11.67%) 802.15
6 7 (11.67%) FTP
6 7 (11.67%) X.509
6 7 (11.67%) ZigBee
7 4 (6.67%) DNS
8 3 (5.00%) DHCP
8 3 (5.00%) IPsec
8 3 (5.00%) WLAN
9 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.33%) Firewall
9 2 (3.33%) SpaceWire
10 1 (1.67%) LDAP
10 1 (1.67%) VPN
10 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.33%) Gerrit
4 5 (8.33%) ClearCase
5 4 (6.67%) Hudson
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (5.00%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.33%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.33%) GCC
7 2 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.67%) Build Forge
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.67%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Avionics
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Administrator
3 6 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Perl Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) SCM Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.67%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) HTML
2 15 (25.00%) CSS
3 12 (20.00%) Ajax
3 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (15.00%) J2EE
5 8 (13.33%) REST
6 7 (11.67%) 802.1X
6 7 (11.67%) JSON
7 4 (6.67%) LAMP
7 4 (6.67%) XML
8 3 (5.00%) .NET
8 3 (5.00%) Servlets
9 2 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.33%) CGI
9 2 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (3.33%) OpenCV
9 2 (3.33%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.67%) Dancer
10 1 (1.67%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.67%) Biology
3 4 (6.67%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.00%) Life Science
4 3 (5.00%) VHDL
5 2 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.33%) Robotics
5 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (13.33%) Unix
5 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (1.67%) Debian
7 1 (1.67%) Fedora
7 1 (1.67%) HPUX
7 1 (1.67%) Solaris
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) DevOps
3 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.67%) Open Source
7 5 (8.33%) Coaching
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) High Availability
8 4 (6.67%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (5.00%) Security Hardening
9 3 (5.00%) Signal Processing
9 3 (5.00%) Time Management
9 3 (5.00%) Validation
9 3 (5.00%) Web Operations
10 2 (3.33%) SysML
10 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) Python
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 19 (31.67%) C
4 18 (30.00%) C++
5 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
6 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
7 10 (16.67%) PHP
8 9 (15.00%) SQL
9 8 (13.33%) Ruby
9 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.33%) ANSI C
11 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.67%) AWK
12 1 (1.67%) C#
12 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) RHCE
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) DO-254
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Firmware
2 3 (5.00%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) GPFS
2 3 (5.00%) NFS
3 2 (3.33%) Cygwin
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (1.67%) Postfix
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) Puppet
2 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.67%) Nagios
4 3 (5.00%) Ganglia
5 2 (3.33%) Ansible
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.67%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.67%) Kibana
6 1 (1.67%) Salt
6 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) Siebel
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Lauterbach
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) Teradata
6 1 (1.67%) Vertica
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