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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 35 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.74% 2.35% 3.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.94% 5.53% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Median daily rate £545 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £29.48 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
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
134 217 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.31% 42.55% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 106 121
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 6 £543 -3.98%
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Puppet
2 14 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (87.50%) DevOps
3 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (75.00%) Open Source
4 12 (75.00%) HTTP
4 12 (75.00%) SSL
5 10 (62.50%) Kanban
5 10 (62.50%) Scrum
5 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
6 9 (56.25%) Apache
7 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (50.00%) Coaching
7 8 (50.00%) TDD
8 7 (43.75%) Subversion
8 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
8 7 (43.75%) Microservices
8 7 (43.75%) Docker
8 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 7 (43.75%) WSO2
8 7 (43.75%) J2EE
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle
8 7 (43.75%) JBoss

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 9 (56.25%) Apache
2 7 (43.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (75.00%) HTTP
2 12 (75.00%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) J2EE
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) Fedora
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (75.00%) Open Source
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (62.50%) Kanban
4 10 (62.50%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) Coaching
5 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Microservices
6 7 (43.75%) SOA
7 6 (37.50%) API Design
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (87.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
1 7 (43.75%) WSO2
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft