Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 102 110
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 -28
Contract jobs citing Perl 70 106 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.70% 2.28% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 5.80% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 38
East of England median daily rate £375 £488 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +15.73% +2.12%
10th Percentile £250 £344 £254
90th Percentile £600 £623 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.11% +25.56% -33.50%
10th Percentile £13.75 £36.63 £32.25
90th Percentile £29.25 £50.33 £34.25
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +7.50% -8.57% +11.46%

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 1,491 1,829 1,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.17% 39.36% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1,018 1,067
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £307 £294 £254
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 101 129
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.95 £16.25 £30.95
90th Percentile £54.30 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 23 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 March 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +13 33 £500 +17.65% 5
Essex -12 19 £550 +4.76% 2
Hertfordshire -5 11 £300 -25.00% 1
Suffolk - 6 £375 -
Bedfordshire -4 1 - -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 54 (77.14%) Python
2 39 (55.71%) Linux
3 36 (51.43%) Java
4 26 (37.14%) Unix
4 26 (37.14%) Ruby
5 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (31.43%) DevOps
7 19 (27.14%) Windows
7 19 (27.14%) SQL
7 19 (27.14%) Oracle
8 18 (25.71%) JIRA
9 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 14 (20.00%) C
10 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 14 (20.00%) Docker
11 13 (18.57%) XML
11 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
12 12 (17.14%) C++
12 12 (17.14%) HTML
13 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
13 11 (15.71%) GitHub
13 11 (15.71%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (14.29%) Go
14 10 (14.29%) MySQL
14 10 (14.29%) Puppet
14 10 (14.29%) TDD
15 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering

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 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.14%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
3 3 (4.29%) nginx
3 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.86%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.86%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.71%) GitHub
3 6 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (5.71%) Serverless
5 4 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.29%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (4.29%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (4.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.86%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.86%) Office 365
8 1 (1.43%) Apigee
8 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) DHCP
3 5 (7.14%) Broadband
3 5 (7.14%) HTTP
3 5 (7.14%) Internet
3 5 (7.14%) VLAN
3 5 (7.14%) VoIP
4 4 (5.71%) IGMP
4 4 (5.71%) PBX
4 4 (5.71%) RTCP
4 4 (5.71%) RTP
4 4 (5.71%) SNMP
4 4 (5.71%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.29%) Bluetooth
5 3 (4.29%) DNS
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.29%) Wireless
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 2 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) HBase
6 2 (2.86%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.43%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) JIRA
2 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (8.57%) CA Gen
4 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
5 5 (7.14%) GitLab
6 4 (5.71%) Checkstyle
6 4 (5.71%) GDB
6 4 (5.71%) Maven
6 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.71%) Valgrind
6 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.86%) ERwin
8 2 (2.86%) Selenium
8 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.43%) Grunt
9 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Author
7 4 (5.71%) C Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Site Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Author
7 4 (5.71%) VoIP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) XML
2 12 (17.14%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) J2EE
4 5 (7.14%) Spring
4 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) YAML
5 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 4 (5.71%) FreeSWITCH
5 4 (5.71%) JSON
5 4 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.71%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.71%) XSLT
6 3 (4.29%) Ajax
6 3 (4.29%) boto
6 3 (4.29%) XHTML
7 2 (2.86%) .NET
7 2 (2.86%) EJB
7 2 (2.86%) Kafka
7 2 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Wiki
2 4 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Linux
2 26 (37.14%) Unix
3 19 (27.14%) Windows
4 6 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.86%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) DevOps
3 14 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.71%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (14.29%) TDD
8 9 (12.86%) OO
8 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.43%) ITSM
9 8 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) ITIL
10 7 (10.00%) Open Source
10 7 (10.00%) Scrum
11 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) Python
2 36 (51.43%) Java
3 26 (37.14%) Ruby
4 19 (27.14%) SQL
5 14 (20.00%) C
6 12 (17.14%) C++
7 10 (14.29%) Go
8 9 (12.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
11 4 (5.71%) Java 8
11 4 (5.71%) PHP
11 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
12 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
12 3 (4.29%) R
13 2 (2.86%) VBScript
14 1 (1.43%) C#
14 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.86%) PhD
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) CDISC
2 1 (1.43%) GCP
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (8.57%) KVM
3 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.71%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.86%) Firmware
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (11.43%) Ansible
3 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.14%) Terraform
5 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.71%) Salt
6 3 (4.29%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.29%) Rancher
7 1 (1.43%) Grafana
7 1 (1.43%) Kibana
7 1 (1.43%) Nagios
7 1 (1.43%) Packer
7 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) ServiceNow
4 7 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 7 (10.00%) webMethods
5 6 (8.57%) BEA
5 6 (8.57%) Informatica
5 6 (8.57%) Pega
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
6 5 (7.14%) Wonderware
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (2.86%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.43%) Adobe
8 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Juniper
8 1 (1.43%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) Talend