Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 77 127
Rank change year-on-year -42 +50 -36
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 18 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 1.38% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 3.43% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 28
10th Percentile £450 £318 £196
25th Percentile £456 £415 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £406
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.77% -3.27%
75th Percentile £540 £483 £503
90th Percentile £615 £518 £611
England median daily rate £525 £454 £500
% change year-on-year +15.64% -9.20% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% -

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 894 525 1,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.75% 40.32% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 330 836
10th Percentile £285 £262 £300
25th Percentile £363 £318 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £461 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.53% - -
75th Percentile £550 £525 £500
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
England median daily rate £530 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +8.72% - +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 34 66
10th Percentile £15.69 £20.78 £20.50
25th Percentile £26.89 £35.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £49.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £54.33 £51.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% -4.55% +4.96%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -23 8 £450 - 5
Essex -20 7 £475 -2.56%
Cambridgeshire -22 7 £525 +42.86% 6
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 19 (86.36%) Python
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) AWS
4 13 (59.09%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) Azure
5 10 (45.45%) Ansible
6 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
7 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 8 (36.36%) Puppet
7 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
8 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
8 7 (31.82%) Retail
8 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) JIRA
8 7 (31.82%) DevOps
8 7 (31.82%) Terraform
9 6 (27.27%) Kubernetes
9 6 (27.27%) Ruby
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Scala
9 6 (27.27%) Docker
9 6 (27.27%) Analytics
10 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (22.73%) PHP
10 5 (22.73%) SQL

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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
1 3 (13.64%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Domino
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) AWS
2 10 (45.45%) Azure
3 5 (22.73%) GCP
4 2 (9.09%) Attraqt
4 2 (9.09%) CloudTest
4 2 (9.09%) SpeedCurve
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.55%) GitHub
5 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Hive
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.64%) HBase
2 3 (13.64%) Pentaho
3 2 (9.09%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) JMeter
4 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 2 (9.09%) NeoLoad
4 2 (9.09%) WebPageTest
5 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.55%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Social Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
1 3 (13.64%) React
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Native
1 3 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) DevOps
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Data Extraction
7 3 (13.64%) Data Virtualisation
7 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
7 3 (13.64%) Open Source
7 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
4 6 (27.27%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) Scala
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Go
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) HiveQL
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) R
7 3 (13.64%) VBA
8 2 (9.09%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) HDFS
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) RHEV
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Ansible
2 8 (36.36%) Puppet
3 7 (31.82%) Terraform
4 6 (27.27%) Kubernetes
5 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (18.18%) Packer
6 2 (9.09%) Grafana
7 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) AppDynamics
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Informatica
3 3 (13.64%) Talend
4 2 (9.09%) Dynatrace
4 2 (9.09%) hybris
4 2 (9.09%) New Relic
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Xerox
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Darktrace
5 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk