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 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 48 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.88% 2.70% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 6.91% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£425 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -49.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.48 £110.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
240 188 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.56% 39.09% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 72
Average daily rate £360 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £25.00 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Brentwood -5 5 £359 +117.57%
Colchester - 1 £350 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £565 -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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%) IBM
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) NAS
5 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) SUSE
7 6 (26.09%) Korn
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) JBoss
8 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
8 5 (21.74%) IIS
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (21.74%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (21.74%) GlassFish
8 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
8 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) vCloud
9 4 (17.39%) J2EE

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) NAS
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) Telnet
4 2 (8.70%) Broadband
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) AccuRev
2 2 (8.70%) Redmine
2 2 (8.70%) Trac
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Storage Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Backup Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
1 4 (17.39%) Struts
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) JMS
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) SUSE
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Use Case
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) Server Patching
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
2 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (26.09%) Korn
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) vCloud
4 2 (8.70%) Firmware
5 1 (4.35%) Samba
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) IBM
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Sencha