Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 45 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +15
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.87% 2.10% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 7.03% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00% +17.65%
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 191 185 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.48% 29.94% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 126 108
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £221 £274
90th Percentile £575 £500 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 23
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.20
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00% +1.35%

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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -10 9 £450 -8.16% 2
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Ruby
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) JBehave
4 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
4 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
4 8 (61.54%) SpecFlow
5 7 (53.85%) SDET
6 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 6 (46.15%) BDD
6 6 (46.15%) Confluence
6 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
6 6 (46.15%) Atlassian
6 6 (46.15%) TestNG
6 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
6 6 (46.15%) Ant
6 6 (46.15%) JUnit
6 6 (46.15%) Maven
6 6 (46.15%) JIRA
6 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) Retail
7 5 (38.46%) Middleware
7 5 (38.46%) RIA

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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
1 8 (61.54%) JBehave
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
1 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
1 8 (61.54%) SpecFlow
2 6 (46.15%) Ant
2 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) JUnit
2 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
2 6 (46.15%) TestNG
2 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) GitLab
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
2 3 (23.08%) Development Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) RIA
2 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) Verilog
2 2 (15.38%) VHDL
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) SDET
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) ATDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) Feature Driven Development
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (15.38%) FPGA Design
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Ruby
4 8 (61.54%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) Tcl
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Nimsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy