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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 46 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 15 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.05% 0.21% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.91% 0.60% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£338 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 - £32.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.57 - £32.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.35 - £38.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
217 167 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.11% 34.36% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 78 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 27
Average hourly rate £33.73 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.09 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Saffron Walden - 6 - -
Basildon - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) NAS
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Broadband
5 9 (42.86%) Firmware
5 9 (42.86%) PHP
5 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 9 (42.86%) Selenium
5 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 9 (42.86%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) Ruby
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Telnet
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) FTP
6 8 (38.10%) HTTP
7 7 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) Redmine
8 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (28.57%) Data Integration
8 6 (28.57%) Use Case
8 6 (28.57%) GWT
8 6 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
8 6 (28.57%) Bugzilla
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 6 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) NAS
2 9 (42.86%) Broadband
2 9 (42.86%) Wireless
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 8 (38.10%) FTP
3 8 (38.10%) HTTP
3 8 (38.10%) Telnet
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (28.57%) Redmine
2 6 (28.57%) Trac
2 6 (28.57%) JUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Leader
1 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Software Project Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) JDBC
2 6 (28.57%) JSP
2 6 (28.57%) Servlets
2 6 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) XSLT
2 6 (28.57%) Ajax
2 6 (28.57%) GWT
2 6 (28.57%) DHTML
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Firmware
2 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 6 (28.57%) Biology
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Life Science
2 6 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (14.29%) STB
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) SUSE
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
2 6 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) PHP
2 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 9 (42.86%) Ruby
2 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) VMware