The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
East of England > Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.86% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 1.54% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £525 - -
East of England median daily rate £500 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £46.07 -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year +0.67% -15.34%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 113 65 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 32.29% 20.00% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 70 136
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £368 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% +3.88%  
10th Percentile £300 £252 £206
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -10.19%  
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Bedfordshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Bedfordshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Bedfordshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Luton -3 1 - - 1
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) GitLab
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) Redis
3 2 (33.33%) ATDD
3 2 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) TestNG
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (16.67%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) GitLab
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) TestNG
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ATDD
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDET
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) WSO2
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
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