Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 91 137
Rank change year-on-year -11 +46 -45
Contract jobs citing Perl 110 117 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.21% 2.48% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 6.38% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 22
East of England median daily rate £425 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +15.94% +23.21%
10th Percentile £322 £399 £255
90th Percentile £580 £589 £645
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +32.00%
10th Percentile £33.75 £32.75 £36.00
90th Percentile £41.25 £48.25 £51.79
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -13.58% +5.19% +2.67%

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 1,865 1,834 1,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.42% 38.86% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,155 1,051 1,075
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £240
90th Percentile £569 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 118 131
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £16.56 £17.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +4.90%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the East of England

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor 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 19 August 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
Essex +5 43 £475 -5.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 32 £418 -9.73% 45
Suffolk - 17 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire -26 13 £400 -11.11% 5
East Anglia - 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire -2 2 £538 +2.38% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 73 (66.36%) Linux
2 65 (59.09%) Java
3 60 (54.55%) Python
4 49 (44.55%) DevOps
5 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (40.00%) Ruby
7 42 (38.18%) Ansible
8 41 (37.27%) Configuration Management
9 40 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (33.64%) Deployment Automation
11 33 (30.00%) Docker
11 33 (30.00%) Unix
12 32 (29.09%) Jenkins
13 30 (27.27%) JIRA
13 30 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
14 29 (26.36%) Test Automation
15 28 (25.45%) SQL
16 27 (24.55%) Continuous Deployment
17 25 (22.73%) Oracle
17 25 (22.73%) Atlassian
18 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
18 24 (21.82%) Open Source
19 22 (20.00%) Bash Shell
19 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
19 22 (20.00%) TDD
20 21 (19.09%) Software Engineering
21 19 (17.27%) TCP/IP
21 19 (17.27%) PL/SQL
21 19 (17.27%) J2EE

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 19 (17.27%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.82%) Apache
3 6 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.55%) Confluence
4 5 (4.55%) nginx
5 4 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.73%) CMS
6 3 (2.73%) JBoss
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.91%) IIS
8 1 (0.91%) Jetty
8 1 (0.91%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.36%) GitHub
3 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.64%) Stackdriver
6 2 (1.82%) Office 365
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.91%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.91%) IaaS
7 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.82%) HTTP
2 13 (11.82%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (10.00%) SSL
4 9 (8.18%) Broadband
5 7 (6.36%) FTP
5 7 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (6.36%) Wireless
6 6 (5.45%) DNS
6 6 (5.45%) Firewall
7 5 (4.55%) WLAN
8 3 (2.73%) Bluetooth
8 3 (2.73%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.82%) SSH
10 1 (0.91%) DHCP
10 1 (0.91%) Internet
10 1 (0.91%) IPsec
10 1 (0.91%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (7.27%) MySQL
3 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.55%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) Flink
7 1 (0.91%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.91%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 32 (29.09%) Jenkins
2 30 (27.27%) JIRA
3 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (16.36%) CA Gen
5 17 (15.45%) GitLab
6 9 (8.18%) Subversion
7 7 (6.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.45%) Selenium
8 6 (5.45%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.55%) JMeter
9 5 (4.55%) Zephyr
10 3 (2.73%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.82%) Checkstyle
11 2 (1.82%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.82%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.82%) JUnit
11 2 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.64%) Electronics
2 4 (3.64%) Law
3 2 (1.82%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (22.73%) Developer
3 14 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Administrator
5 7 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
7 5 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Python Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports Designer
9 3 (2.73%) Designer
9 3 (2.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (2.73%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) QA Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) J2EE
2 11 (10.00%) XML
3 10 (9.09%) HTML
4 8 (7.27%) Middleware
5 6 (5.45%) SOAP
6 5 (4.55%) Ajax
6 5 (4.55%) CSS
6 5 (4.55%) XHTML
7 4 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (3.64%) Node.js
7 4 (3.64%) Spring
8 3 (2.73%) Servlets
8 3 (2.73%) Spring Boot
8 3 (2.73%) Web Services
8 3 (2.73%) XML Messaging
8 3 (2.73%) XSLT
9 2 (1.82%) JSP
9 2 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.82%) REST
10 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
1 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.55%) Clustering
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.73%) BBC
4 3 (2.73%) Replication
5 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (1.82%) Verilog
5 2 (1.82%) VHDL
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) PACS
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) RIA
6 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (66.36%) Linux
2 33 (30.00%) Unix
3 30 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.18%) Windows
5 8 (7.27%) CentOS
5 8 (7.27%) Solaris
6 5 (4.55%) HPUX
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.73%) AIX
8 2 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (0.91%) Fedora
9 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) DevOps
2 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (37.27%) Configuration Management
4 40 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (33.64%) Deployment Automation
6 29 (26.36%) Test Automation
7 27 (24.55%) Continuous Deployment
8 24 (21.82%) Open Source
9 22 (20.00%) TDD
10 21 (19.09%) Software Engineering
11 19 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (16.36%) ITIL
13 16 (14.55%) Data Modelling
13 16 (14.55%) Problem Management
13 16 (14.55%) Process Improvement
13 16 (14.55%) Test Strategy
14 15 (13.64%) OO
14 15 (13.64%) RUP
14 15 (13.64%) Waterfall
15 14 (12.73%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.09%) Java
2 60 (54.55%) Python
3 44 (40.00%) Ruby
4 28 (25.45%) SQL
5 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
6 22 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 19 (17.27%) PL/SQL
8 16 (14.55%) C
9 15 (13.64%) Go
10 13 (11.82%) PHP
11 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.64%) C++
12 4 (3.64%) Korn
13 3 (2.73%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.73%) Java 8
13 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.82%) C#
15 1 (0.91%) Fortran
15 1 (0.91%) Tcl
15 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
1 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) PhD
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.91%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) ARP4754
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (38.18%) Ansible
2 17 (15.45%) Puppet
3 12 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.36%) Rancher
5 5 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.55%) Terraform
6 4 (3.64%) HAProxy
6 4 (3.64%) Kibana
6 4 (3.64%) logstash
7 2 (1.82%) Consul
7 2 (1.82%) Salt
8 1 (0.91%) Mesos
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Atlassian
1 25 (22.73%) Oracle
2 18 (16.36%) BEA
2 18 (16.36%) Informatica
2 18 (16.36%) webMethods
3 15 (13.64%) Pega
4 6 (5.45%) Google
5 5 (4.55%) New Relic
5 5 (4.55%) Splunk
5 5 (4.55%) WSO2
6 4 (3.64%) F5
6 4 (3.64%) NetApp
6 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.73%) BT
7 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.73%) Percona
7 3 (2.73%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) Blue Martini
8 1 (0.91%) Demandware
8 1 (0.91%) Tableau