Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 138 106
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 44 100
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 1.03% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.73% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 50
Median daily rate £425 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -15.00%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £296
90th Percentile £550 £583 £568
England median daily rate £475 £510 £475
% change year-on-year -6.86% +7.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.67% +16.00%
England median hourly rate £36.00 £45.79 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.38% +14.48% -3.61%

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 696 1,610 1,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.31% 37.71% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 916 1,063
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £281
90th Percentile £579 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 71 70
Median hourly rate £24.70 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.11% +16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £11.78 £18.00 £14.90
90th Percentile £55.63 £52.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £41.53
% change year-on-year -19.54% +4.74% +0.98%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +29 9 £425 -2.30%
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £368 +2.44% 6
Suffolk +10 1 £550 +46.67% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) API Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Product Roadmap
4 6 (42.86%) Product Backlog
5 5 (35.71%) Zephyr
5 5 (35.71%) Ansible
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) Microservices
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) JMeter
6 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
3 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
4 1 (7.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (7.14%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) Zephyr
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) JMeter
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) Subversion
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) GitLab
6 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (7.14%) CA Gen
6 1 (7.14%) Checkstyle
6 1 (7.14%) Gatling
6 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) J2SE
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) XHTML
4 1 (7.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (14.29%) Verilog
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) API Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Product Backlog
4 6 (42.86%) Product Roadmap
4 6 (42.86%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Microservices
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Tcl
5 1 (7.14%) Go
5 1 (7.14%) Java 8
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Macro
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) LPIC
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Postfix
2 1 (7.14%) RHEV
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Rancher
4 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) WSO2
3 2 (14.29%) Altera
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
4 1 (7.14%) BEA
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware