Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 114 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 -39 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 100 84 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.94% 1.72% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 4.38% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 78
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £363 £250 £310
90th Percentile £600 £594 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £34.50 £36.25 £28.30
90th Percentile £40.50 £38.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%

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 2002 1920 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.79% 39.40% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1132 1287
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 138 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.89 £27.89 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.38 £52.88 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -6 29 £410 +59.22% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 26 £388 -6.06% 7
Essex -8 25 £500 -7.41%
Bedfordshire -5 14 £450 -8.16% 2
Norfolk - 6 £600 - 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 70 (70.00%) Python
2 57 (57.00%) Linux
3 40 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (31.00%) Jenkins
6 29 (29.00%) Java
7 26 (26.00%) Ruby
7 26 (26.00%) DevOps
8 24 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (24.00%) Configuration Management
9 21 (21.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 20 (20.00%) C
10 20 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 19 (19.00%) SQL
11 19 (19.00%) Oracle
11 19 (19.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
12 18 (18.00%) JIRA
12 18 (18.00%) Middleware
13 17 (17.00%) Unix
13 17 (17.00%) TDD
13 17 (17.00%) Puppet
13 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
14 16 (16.00%) Ansible
14 16 (16.00%) Open Source
14 16 (16.00%) Subversion
14 16 (16.00%) JBoss
14 16 (16.00%) Apache
14 16 (16.00%) XML

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 16 (16.00%) Apache
1 16 (16.00%) JBoss
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (7.00%) Confluence
4 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Doxygen
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.00%) GitHub
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.00%) Route 53
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.00%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) HTTP
1 15 (15.00%) SSL
2 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.00%) Wireless
4 9 (9.00%) Bluetooth
4 9 (9.00%) WAN
4 9 (9.00%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (8.00%) Firewall
6 7 (7.00%) Internet
7 5 (5.00%) 802.11
7 5 (5.00%) ADSL
7 5 (5.00%) Broadband
7 5 (5.00%) IPv4
7 5 (5.00%) IPv6
7 5 (5.00%) UPnP
7 5 (5.00%) VDSL
7 5 (5.00%) Wireshark
8 4 (4.00%) LAN
8 4 (4.00%) NAS
8 4 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.00%) DB2
3 5 (5.00%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.00%) Redis
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.00%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (31.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.00%) JIRA
3 16 (16.00%) Subversion
4 15 (15.00%) Selenium
5 13 (13.00%) JUnit
6 12 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 10 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 9 (9.00%) JBehave
8 9 (9.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (8.00%) Ant
9 8 (8.00%) GitLab
10 7 (7.00%) Maven
10 7 (7.00%) TeamCity
10 7 (7.00%) TestNG
10 7 (7.00%) WebDriver
11 6 (6.00%) JMeter
12 5 (5.00%) LoadRunner
12 5 (5.00%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (6.00%) Retail
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Games
2 5 (5.00%) Law
2 5 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Publishing
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Test Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Tester
5 9 (9.00%) Consultant
6 8 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Author
7 7 (7.00%) Technical Author
8 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 5 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.00%) Data Integration Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Integration Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) Middleware
2 16 (16.00%) XML
3 13 (13.00%) HTML
4 11 (11.00%) J2EE
5 8 (8.00%) JSON
5 8 (8.00%) XSLT
6 7 (7.00%) .NET
7 6 (6.00%) Web Services
8 5 (5.00%) 802.1X
9 4 (4.00%) CSS
9 4 (4.00%) Regular Expression
9 4 (4.00%) XML Schema
10 2 (2.00%) Ajax
10 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.00%) Catalyst
10 2 (2.00%) CGI
10 2 (2.00%) JSP
10 2 (2.00%) React
10 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.00%) RIA
3 5 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.00%) User Experience
4 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) STB
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Verilog
6 2 (2.00%) VHDL
7 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (57.00%) Linux
2 19 (19.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (17.00%) Unix
4 12 (12.00%) Windows
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.00%) CentOS
7 5 (5.00%) AIX
7 5 (5.00%) HPUX
7 5 (5.00%) Solaris
7 5 (5.00%) VMS
8 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.00%) Android
10 1 (1.00%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.00%) DevOps
4 24 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 24 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (21.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (17.00%) TDD
8 16 (16.00%) Open Source
9 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.00%) API Design
10 11 (11.00%) Coaching
10 11 (11.00%) Kanban
10 11 (11.00%) Microservices
10 11 (11.00%) Scrum
10 11 (11.00%) SOA
11 10 (10.00%) Defect Management
11 10 (10.00%) OO
11 10 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (70.00%) Python
2 29 (29.00%) Java
3 26 (26.00%) Ruby
4 20 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 20 (20.00%) C
5 19 (19.00%) SQL
6 13 (13.00%) PHP
6 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (11.00%) C++
7 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (10.00%) C#
9 7 (7.00%) AWK
10 5 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.00%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.00%) R
12 2 (2.00%) Tcl
13 1 (1.00%) sed
13 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) PhD
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.00%) RHCA
5 1 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) DO-254
2 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) Docker
2 10 (10.00%) Firmware
3 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.00%) VirtualBox
5 4 (4.00%) iptables
5 4 (4.00%) Samba
6 3 (3.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.00%) LXC
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) Puppet
2 16 (16.00%) Ansible
3 13 (13.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.00%) Terraform
5 5 (5.00%) Grafana
6 3 (3.00%) EnCase
6 3 (3.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.00%) Mesos
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle
2 14 (14.00%) Atlassian
3 11 (11.00%) WSO2
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco
4 8 (8.00%) VMware
5 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.00%) AppDynamics
6 5 (5.00%) Dynatrace
6 5 (5.00%) HP
6 5 (5.00%) New Relic
7 4 (4.00%) EMC
7 4 (4.00%) Sun
8 3 (3.00%) FireEye
8 3 (3.00%) Intel
8 3 (3.00%) McAfee
8 3 (3.00%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.00%) Symantec
9 2 (2.00%) Google
9 2 (2.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) Microsoft