The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 53 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.56% 1.53% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 4.72% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 233 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.77% 32.32% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 104 162
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 14
Median hourly rate £44.40 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.61% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Hertfordshire region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Hertfordshire region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
(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
Stevenage - 2 £375 -
Watford +8 1 - - 2
St Albans - 1 - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Robotics
4 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (25.00%) SysML
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Doxygen
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) VHDL
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Kinematics
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) GCC
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Avionics
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Perl Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (25.00%) CGI
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) OpenCV
1 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Dancer
2 1 (12.50%) Moose
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
1 2 (25.00%) Robotics
1 2 (25.00%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) SysML
1 2 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) CMMI
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Cygwin
2 1 (12.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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