The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 45 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.90% 0.23% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 0.63% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate £438 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
196 160 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.19% 36.20% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 84 121
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 34
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.85 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £463 -
Brentwood +4 1 £325 -
Colchester - 1 £388 -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) HTTP
2 14 (60.87%) Open Source
3 13 (56.52%) Puppet
3 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 13 (56.52%) SSL
3 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
4 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
6 9 (39.13%) C
7 8 (34.78%) Middleware
7 8 (34.78%) DevOps
7 8 (34.78%) Coaching
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (30.43%) J2EE
9 6 (26.09%) Java
9 6 (26.09%) .NET
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) VMware
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Apache
11 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) Scrum
11 4 (17.39%) TDD
12 3 (13.04%) Microservices

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Jetty
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
1 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
2 13 (56.52%) SSL
2 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) ADSL
5 1 (4.35%) Broadband
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Telnet
5 1 (4.35%) VDSL
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Redmine
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Trac
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) IT Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Environment Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Backup Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.70%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Biology
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Biotechnology
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) STB
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Open Source
2 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
2 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
4 8 (34.78%) Coaching
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Microservices
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
8 2 (8.70%) API Design
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
9 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) AWK
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PhD
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Puppet
2 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Cacti
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) WSO2
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Sencha