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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 55 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 2.06% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 5.19% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £275 £275 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £46.75 -
UK excluding London average 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
154 212 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.81% 39.63% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 113 125
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.27 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 1 May 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
Chelmsford - 1 £275 -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) HTTP
2 9 (75.00%) Puppet
3 8 (66.67%) Open Source
3 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) SSL
3 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Coaching
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) C
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (25.00%) Google App Engine
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) Google
7 3 (25.00%) J2EE
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) PHP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Jetty
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) HTTP
2 8 (66.67%) SSL
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) ADSL
5 1 (8.33%) Broadband
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Telnet
5 1 (8.33%) VDSL
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Redmine
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Biology
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Fedora
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
1 8 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Coaching
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat