The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 93 81
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.17% 0.32% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 0.98% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 10
Median daily rate £375 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -3.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 621 511 637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.38% 33.03% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 331 405
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +141.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.73 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £54.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the East Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the East Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the East Midlands

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the East Midlands

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Derbyshire - 14 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £200 -51.21% 2
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 17 (85.00%) Unix
2 17 (85.00%) SAP
3 16 (80.00%) ERP
3 16 (80.00%) Solaris
3 16 (80.00%) Sun
3 16 (80.00%) Veritas
3 16 (80.00%) Korn
3 16 (80.00%) SAP ERP
3 16 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 16 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) AIX
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.00%) HTML
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 16 (80.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Unix Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Design Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Dojo
2 1 (5.00%) EJB
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) JPA
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
2 1 (5.00%) Servlets
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (5.00%) Struts
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) DataPower
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Unix
3 16 (80.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (80.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) AOP
4 1 (5.00%) BDD
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 16 (80.00%) Korn
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 16 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 17 (85.00%) SAP
3 16 (80.00%) Sun
3 16 (80.00%) Veritas
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Kony
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
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