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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 98 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing Perl 33 66 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.31% 2.11% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 5.52% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 56
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 £205 £300 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £390 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £29.48 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
957 1196 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.13% 38.32% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 709 794
Median daily rate £375 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 68 51
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.54 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +3 14 £300 -21.31% 11
Bedfordshire - 10 £490 - 2
Hertfordshire -5 5 £250 -23.66% 5
Essex -5 4 £550 +29.41% 2
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (87.50%) Python
2 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Linux
4 24 (42.86%) Ruby
5 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
6 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (35.71%) Unix
7 19 (33.93%) Java
8 18 (32.14%) DevOps
9 17 (30.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (26.79%) Puppet
10 15 (26.79%) TDD
11 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
12 13 (23.21%) C
13 12 (21.43%) SQL
13 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 12 (21.43%) JIRA
13 12 (21.43%) TeamCity
14 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
14 11 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (19.64%) Selenium
14 11 (19.64%) Maven
14 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (19.64%) OO
14 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
14 11 (19.64%) C#
14 11 (19.64%) Ant
14 11 (19.64%) JUnit
14 11 (19.64%) Defect Management

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 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) nginx
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) Confluence
5 2 (3.57%) Jetty
5 2 (3.57%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.79%) uWSGI
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Simulink
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) GitHub
3 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.07%) Internet
3 7 (12.50%) SSL
4 5 (8.93%) X.509
5 4 (7.14%) HTTP
6 3 (5.36%) DNS
6 3 (5.36%) FTP
6 3 (5.36%) WLAN
7 2 (3.57%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.57%) DHCP
7 2 (3.57%) Firewall
7 2 (3.57%) IPsec
7 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.79%) LDAP
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 12 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 11 (19.64%) Ant
3 11 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (19.64%) JUnit
3 11 (19.64%) Maven
3 11 (19.64%) Selenium
4 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 10 (17.86%) JBehave
4 10 (17.86%) SoapUI
4 10 (17.86%) SpecFlow
4 10 (17.86%) TestNG
4 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
5 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.14%) Hudson
7 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
7 3 (5.36%) Subversion
8 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.57%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Publishing
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Senior Software Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Developer in Test
6 4 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) JSON
2 6 (10.71%) REST
3 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) LAMP
4 3 (5.36%) Ajax
4 3 (5.36%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (5.36%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (5.36%) Servlets
5 2 (3.57%) J2EE
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) EJB
6 1 (1.79%) JDBC
6 1 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (1.79%) XHTML
6 1 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) XSD
6 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.93%) Biology
1 5 (8.93%) Informatics
1 5 (8.93%) Internet of Things
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.79%) Verilog
4 1 (1.79%) VHDL
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Unix
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.36%) CentOS
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.57%) Fedora
7 2 (3.57%) HPUX
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (32.14%) DevOps
4 17 (30.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (26.79%) TDD
6 11 (19.64%) Defect Management
6 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
6 11 (19.64%) OO
6 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
7 10 (17.86%) ATDD
7 10 (17.86%) BDD
7 10 (17.86%) Feature Driven Development
7 10 (17.86%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) Open Source Development
8 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) API Testing
9 4 (7.14%) High Availability
10 3 (5.36%) Security Hardening
10 3 (5.36%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) Python
2 24 (42.86%) Ruby
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 13 (23.21%) C
6 12 (21.43%) SQL
7 11 (19.64%) C#
8 9 (16.07%) C++
8 9 (16.07%) PHP
9 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.79%) AWK
12 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.79%) Tcl
12 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 8 (14.29%) SDET
3 1 (1.79%) DO-254
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Postfix
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Puppet
2 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.79%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.79%) Kibana
5 1 (1.79%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.79%) Salt
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) ATG
5 1 (1.79%) Blue Martini
5 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.79%) Elastic Path
5 1 (1.79%) F5
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.79%) Lauterbach
5 1 (1.79%) NetApp
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata
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