The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank - 46 54
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 2.06% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.01% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £275 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £46.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
Perl
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
178 183 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.70% 34.27% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 98 103
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 24
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £36.75 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Essex region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Essex region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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 Essex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Servlets
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Jetty
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Xen

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Jetty
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Coaching
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat