Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 128 85
Rank change year-on-year +54 -43 +38
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 34 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 0.94% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 2.64% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 56
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £374 £188 £311
90th Percentile £525 £638 £589
England median daily rate £454 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -9.20% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £33.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.65% -23.33%
England median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.63% -5.88% +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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 556 1,287 1,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.88% 35.68% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 802 1,026
Median daily rate £434 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -2.30% +5.45%
10th Percentile £256 £300 £300
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £482 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -0.62% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 65
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.15 £20.50 £16.01
90th Percentile £52.75 £51.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.11% +5.66%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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
Hertfordshire +41 8 £450 +17.65% 1
Essex +6 8 £500 -16.67%
Suffolk +21 2 £300 -4.00%
Cambridgeshire +29 1 - - 10
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 11 (57.89%) Oracle
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) SOAP
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) Ansible
5 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) Splunk
7 5 (26.32%) Netcool/Webtop
7 5 (26.32%) Ruby
7 5 (26.32%) HP
7 5 (26.32%) Tivoli
7 5 (26.32%) Netcool
7 5 (26.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (26.32%) JMeter
7 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
2 2 (10.53%) Fredhopper
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) GitHub
2 3 (15.79%) AWS
3 2 (10.53%) SpeedCurve
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) Azure
4 1 (5.26%) GCP
4 1 (5.26%) Route 53
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
4 1 (5.26%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SNMP
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) DSL
3 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) FTP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.26%) Bigtable
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
3 5 (26.32%) GitLab
3 5 (26.32%) JMeter
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium
6 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (10.53%) WebPageTest
6 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
7 1 (5.26%) CA Gen
7 1 (5.26%) CircleCI
7 1 (5.26%) Terragrunt
General
1 4 (21.05%) Public Sector
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
5 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) ASIC
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.26%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Python
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 4 (21.05%) C
5 3 (15.79%) Tcl
6 2 (10.53%) AWK
6 2 (10.53%) Groovy
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) COBOL
7 1 (5.26%) Go
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Ansible
2 5 (26.32%) HP ALM
2 5 (26.32%) Netcool
2 5 (26.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 5 (26.32%) Netcool/Webtop
2 5 (26.32%) Tivoli
3 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (21.05%) Puppet
4 2 (10.53%) Grafana
5 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.26%) Salt
5 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Splunk
4 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
5 3 (15.79%) WSO2
6 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
6 2 (10.53%) Dynatrace
6 2 (10.53%) Google
6 2 (10.53%) hybris
6 2 (10.53%) New Relic
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) T-Plan
7 1 (5.26%) Altera
7 1 (5.26%) BEA
7 1 (5.26%) BT
7 1 (5.26%) Pega
7 1 (5.26%) webMethods
7 1 (5.26%) Xerox
7 1 (5.26%) Xilinx