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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / East of England
Rank 93 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing Perl 30 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 1.61% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 4.80% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 8
Median daily rate £396 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.24% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.38%

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
765 791 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.15% 33.52% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 459 505
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 72
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +4 11 £294 - 3
Essex +1 8 £500 +14.28% 7
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £480 +25.90% 21
Bedfordshire - 4 £388 -
Suffolk -7 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 61 (74.39%) Linux
2 42 (51.22%) Python
3 34 (41.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (39.02%) TCP/IP
5 31 (37.80%) Jenkins
5 31 (37.80%) DevOps
6 30 (36.59%) SSL
7 29 (35.37%) Unix
7 29 (35.37%) Puppet
8 27 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (32.93%) Java
9 26 (31.71%) Apache
9 26 (31.71%) Configuration Management
10 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (30.49%) Ruby
10 25 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (28.05%) HTTP
11 23 (28.05%) Shell Script
11 23 (28.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
13 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
14 19 (23.17%) Open Source
14 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
15 18 (21.95%) TDD
15 18 (21.95%) C
16 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
16 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
17 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
18 15 (18.29%) J2EE
19 14 (17.07%) Mentoring

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 26 (31.71%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) JBoss
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.32%) nginx
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.66%) CMS
4 3 (3.66%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.44%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) GitHub
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) TCP/IP
2 30 (36.59%) SSL
3 23 (28.05%) HTTP
4 12 (14.63%) Internet
5 10 (12.20%) Firewall
6 6 (7.32%) DNS
7 5 (6.10%) DHCP
8 4 (4.88%) X.509
9 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.66%) Wireless
10 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.44%) SAN
10 2 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (2.44%) WLAN
11 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.41%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.66%) DB2
4 3 (3.66%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.66%) Pentaho
4 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.66%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) Jenkins
2 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.07%) Subversion
4 12 (14.63%) JUnit
5 11 (13.41%) JIRA
6 10 (12.20%) TeamCity
7 9 (10.98%) TestNG
8 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
9 7 (8.54%) Ant
9 7 (8.54%) JBehave
9 7 (8.54%) Selenium
9 7 (8.54%) SoapUI
9 7 (8.54%) SpecFlow
10 6 (7.32%) WebDriver
11 5 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (4.88%) Maven
13 3 (3.66%) CA Gen
13 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
13 3 (3.66%) Mockito
13 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Law
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Consultant
2 15 (18.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Unix Consultant
4 11 (13.41%) Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Lead DevOps
5 10 (12.20%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.66%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Python Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) J2EE
2 12 (14.63%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (14.63%) REST
3 11 (13.41%) LAMP
4 10 (12.20%) Middleware
5 8 (9.76%) JSON
6 7 (8.54%) HTML
7 5 (6.10%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.88%) CSS
9 3 (3.66%) Ajax
9 3 (3.66%) JDBC
9 3 (3.66%) JSP
9 3 (3.66%) JSTL
9 3 (3.66%) Servlets
9 3 (3.66%) SOAP
9 3 (3.66%) Struts
9 3 (3.66%) Web Services
9 3 (3.66%) XML
9 3 (3.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Clustering
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (74.39%) Linux
2 34 (41.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (35.37%) Unix
4 7 (8.54%) Windows
5 3 (3.66%) CentOS
5 3 (3.66%) Fedora
5 3 (3.66%) HPUX
5 3 (3.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) DevOps
2 27 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (31.71%) Configuration Management
4 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (28.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
7 19 (23.17%) Open Source
8 18 (21.95%) TDD
9 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
10 13 (15.85%) Coaching
10 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
11 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
11 11 (13.41%) Kanban
11 11 (13.41%) Scrum
12 9 (10.98%) Microservices
12 9 (10.98%) SOA
13 8 (9.76%) API Design
13 8 (9.76%) ATDD
13 8 (9.76%) Defect Management
13 8 (9.76%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) Python
2 27 (32.93%) Java
3 25 (30.49%) Ruby
4 23 (28.05%) Shell Script
5 18 (21.95%) C
6 14 (17.07%) Bash Shell
7 12 (14.63%) SQL
8 10 (12.20%) C#
9 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
10 7 (8.54%) C++
10 7 (8.54%) PHP
11 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.22%) Tcl
13 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) RHCE
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Docker
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.88%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (2.44%) KVM
5 2 (2.44%) LXC
6 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (35.37%) Puppet
2 25 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.76%) Ansible
4 5 (6.10%) Nagios
5 3 (3.66%) Salt
6 1 (1.22%) collectd
6 1 (1.22%) Nessus
6 1 (1.22%) Packer
6 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) WSO2
4 7 (8.54%) VMware
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) ATG
6 3 (3.66%) BEA
6 3 (3.66%) Blue Martini
6 3 (3.66%) Elastic Path
6 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) Informatica
6 3 (3.66%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.66%) Pega
6 3 (3.66%) webMethods
7 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.44%) Brocade
7 2 (2.44%) CA
7 2 (2.44%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.44%) SAP
7 2 (2.44%) Vyatta
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