Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 57 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.99% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 3.43% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +9.38% -
East of England median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £46.07
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +16.00% -9.09% -6.25%

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 190 204 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.35% 30.58% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 153 117
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £586 £538 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £38.75 £50.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.10% +13.49%
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 18 July 2018. 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 0 3 £500 -
Bedford - 3 £450 -
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) TestNG
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) JBehave
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) ATDD

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%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) JBehave
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ATDD
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Encryption
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) SDET
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian