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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 May 2022 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 of England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 105 115
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 +32
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 8 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.45% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 1.33% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
10th Percentile £450 £383 £334
25th Percentile £455 £450 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £488 £438
Median % change year-on-year +1.03% +11.43% +14.38%
75th Percentile £550 £500 £531
90th Percentile £561 £511 £629
England median daily rate £538 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% -1.09%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 779 603 891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.91% 34.01% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 339 572
10th Percentile £291 £228 £313
25th Percentile £408 £353 £372
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.69%
75th Percentile £596 £538 £525
90th Percentile £657 £613 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 51 26
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.50 £14.12
25th Percentile £47.50 £22.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate £56.00 £40.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% +61.94% -48.00%
75th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £48.38
90th Percentile £67.78 £54.50 £53.13
England median hourly rate £50.77 £41.66 £43.75
% change year-on-year +21.87% -4.78% -1.69%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex -1 9 £485 -3.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 9 £500 +2.56% 7
Hertfordshire -5 1 £625 +82.48% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) AWS
3 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Ansible
3 8 (42.11%) Terraform
3 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (36.84%) Serverless
4 7 (36.84%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (36.84%) Packer
4 7 (36.84%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (36.84%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) AppDynamics
4 7 (36.84%) Auto-Scaling
4 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
4 7 (36.84%) Microservices
4 7 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon S3
4 7 (36.84%) IBM
4 7 (36.84%) JIRA
5 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) Groovy
5 6 (31.58%) Agile
5 6 (31.58%) Docker
5 6 (31.58%) GitLab

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) AWS
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon EKS
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon S3
2 7 (36.84%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (36.84%) Serverless
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) Azure
3 1 (5.26%) GCP
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) Artifactory
3 6 (31.58%) GitLab
4 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (26.32%) Public Sector
1 5 (26.32%) Social Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (10.53%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) Cyberattack
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure as Code
2 7 (36.84%) Auto-Scaling
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Microservices
3 6 (31.58%) Agile
3 6 (31.58%) CI/CD
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Groovy
3 4 (21.05%) C
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 2 (10.53%) Bash
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GPG13
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) NIST
1 2 (10.53%) NIST 800
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) RHEV
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Ansible
1 8 (42.11%) Terraform
2 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
2 7 (36.84%) Packer
3 3 (15.79%) QRadar
4 2 (10.53%) Nexpose
5 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) AppDynamics
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) VMware