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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 75 86 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Contract jobs citing Perl 58 58 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.38% 2.02% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 5.20% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 64
Median daily rate £480 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £322 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £34.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
952 1116 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 39.02% 38.95% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 612 812
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 86 47
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Essex +7 16 £545 +28.23%
Hertfordshire +5 16 £250 -37.50% 9
Cambridgeshire +11 15 £300 -25.46% 14
Bedfordshire +4 11 £490 -2.00% 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 53 (65.43%) Linux
2 51 (62.96%) Python
3 43 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (45.68%) Jenkins
5 32 (39.51%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (39.51%) DevOps
6 31 (38.27%) Unix
7 27 (33.33%) Puppet
8 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
8 26 (32.10%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (30.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (30.86%) Ruby
10 24 (29.63%) TDD
10 24 (29.63%) Relational Database
11 23 (28.40%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (27.16%) Open Source
13 21 (25.93%) Java
13 21 (25.93%) SSL
14 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
14 17 (20.99%) C
15 16 (19.75%) HTTP
15 16 (19.75%) Bash Shell
15 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
16 15 (18.52%) JIRA
16 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
17 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
17 14 (17.28%) Apache
17 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
17 14 (17.28%) SQL
17 14 (17.28%) JUnit

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 14 (17.28%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) JBoss
3 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.94%) Confluence
4 4 (4.94%) nginx
5 3 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.70%) CMS
5 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.47%) Jetty
6 2 (2.47%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) GitHub
3 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
2 21 (25.93%) SSL
3 16 (19.75%) HTTP
4 13 (16.05%) Internet
5 7 (8.64%) X.509
6 3 (3.70%) DNS
6 3 (3.70%) FTP
6 3 (3.70%) WLAN
7 2 (2.47%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.47%) DHCP
7 2 (2.47%) Firewall
7 2 (2.47%) IPsec
7 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) 802.15
8 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.23%) LDAP
8 1 (1.23%) SAN
8 1 (1.23%) VPN
8 1 (1.23%) WAN
8 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) DB2
3 3 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.52%) JIRA
4 14 (17.28%) JUnit
4 14 (17.28%) Subversion
5 13 (16.05%) Ant
5 13 (16.05%) TeamCity
6 12 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (14.81%) Selenium
7 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
7 11 (13.58%) JBehave
7 11 (13.58%) Maven
7 11 (13.58%) SoapUI
7 11 (13.58%) SpecFlow
7 11 (13.58%) TestNG
7 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.94%) ClearCase
8 4 (4.94%) ClearQuest
8 4 (4.94%) Hudson
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
1 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (9.88%) Unix Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.17%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Developer in Test
8 4 (4.94%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) HTML
1 11 (13.58%) J2EE
1 11 (13.58%) REST
2 10 (12.35%) JSON
3 8 (9.88%) Middleware
4 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.64%) CSS
5 5 (6.17%) Ajax
5 5 (6.17%) LAMP
5 5 (6.17%) Servlets
6 4 (4.94%) Web Services
7 3 (3.70%) EJB
7 3 (3.70%) JDBC
7 3 (3.70%) JMS
7 3 (3.70%) JSP
7 3 (3.70%) SOAP
7 3 (3.70%) Struts
7 3 (3.70%) XML
7 3 (3.70%) XSD
7 3 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Internet of Things
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Biology
2 5 (6.17%) Informatics
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.23%) Verilog
5 1 (1.23%) VHDL
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (65.43%) Linux
2 31 (38.27%) Unix
3 25 (30.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.64%) Windows
5 4 (4.94%) HPUX
5 4 (4.94%) Solaris
5 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.70%) CentOS
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.47%) Fedora
8 1 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (39.51%) DevOps
3 26 (32.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 24 (29.63%) TDD
5 22 (27.16%) Open Source
6 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
7 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
8 13 (16.05%) OO
9 12 (14.81%) Defect Management
9 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 11 (13.58%) ATDD
10 11 (13.58%) BDD
10 11 (13.58%) Feature Driven Development
10 11 (13.58%) Scrum
11 10 (12.35%) Kanban
12 8 (9.88%) Coaching
12 8 (9.88%) Integration Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) Python
2 25 (30.86%) Ruby
3 21 (25.93%) Java
4 17 (20.99%) C
5 16 (19.75%) Bash Shell
6 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 14 (17.28%) SQL
8 12 (14.81%) C#
8 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 11 (13.58%) C++
10 9 (11.11%) PHP
11 1 (1.23%) AWK
11 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) Tcl
11 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
2 9 (11.11%) SDET
3 1 (1.23%) DO-254
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Docker
2 4 (4.94%) Firmware
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Postfix
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 27 (33.33%) Puppet
2 23 (28.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.23%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.23%) Kibana
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) WSO2
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.70%) ATG
5 3 (3.70%) Blue Martini
5 3 (3.70%) Elastic Path
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Interwoven
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.23%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.23%) F5
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Teradata
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