Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 104 111
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -31
Contract jobs citing Perl 123 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.41% 2.14% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.44% 5.46% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 41
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% +6.83%
10th Percentile £322 £363 £250
90th Percentile £576 £595 £600
England median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.71% +8.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.35% +18.40%
10th Percentile £22.50 £35.00 £36.00
90th Percentile £39.50 £46.25 £38.60
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +8.11% -1.33%

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 1,909 1,979 1,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.45% 39.16% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,201 1,109 1,068
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £233
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 129 131
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Cambridgeshire +33 54 £415 +6.41% 27
Essex +4 39 £475 -5.00% 3
Suffolk - 17 £400 -
Hertfordshire -26 13 £413 +0.61% 8
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 80 (65.04%) Linux
2 76 (61.79%) Python
3 66 (53.66%) Java
4 57 (46.34%) DevOps
5 54 (43.90%) Ruby
6 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (37.40%) Jenkins
8 42 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (34.15%) Docker
9 40 (32.52%) Ansible
10 36 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (29.27%) Unix
11 33 (26.83%) Configuration Management
12 31 (25.20%) JIRA
13 27 (21.95%) SQL
14 26 (21.14%) Bash Shell
14 26 (21.14%) Deployment Automation
15 25 (20.33%) Oracle
15 25 (20.33%) TDD
16 24 (19.51%) Test Automation
17 22 (17.89%) Git (software)
17 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
17 22 (17.89%) C
17 22 (17.89%) Apache
17 22 (17.89%) Continuous Deployment
17 22 (17.89%) Puppet
17 22 (17.89%) Go
18 21 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
18 21 (17.07%) MySQL
18 21 (17.07%) Shell Script

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 22 (17.89%) Apache
2 19 (15.45%) WebLogic
3 18 (14.63%) nginx
4 16 (13.01%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.88%) Confluence
6 4 (3.25%) JBoss
6 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.63%) CMS
8 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.63%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.81%) Jetty
9 1 (0.81%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.81%) SAS
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.81%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.81%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.45%) GitHub
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.63%) Stackdriver
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Firewall
2 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (11.38%) DNS
3 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.38%) Wireless
4 13 (10.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 13 (10.57%) WLAN
5 12 (9.76%) Bluetooth
6 9 (7.32%) HTTP
6 9 (7.32%) Unicast
7 8 (6.50%) Broadband
8 7 (5.69%) SSL
9 5 (4.07%) FTP
10 3 (2.44%) LAN
11 2 (1.63%) DHCP
11 2 (1.63%) VLAN
12 1 (0.81%) IGMP
12 1 (0.81%) IPsec
12 1 (0.81%) SNMP
12 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) MySQL
2 15 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.38%) Hadoop
3 14 (11.38%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (10.57%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.44%) Big Data
6 3 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.81%) Flink
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.81%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 46 (37.40%) Jenkins
2 31 (25.20%) JIRA
3 22 (17.89%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.01%) CA Gen
5 14 (11.38%) Vagrant
6 11 (8.94%) GitLab
7 7 (5.69%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.69%) Selenium
8 6 (4.88%) Checkstyle
8 6 (4.88%) Maven
9 5 (4.07%) JMeter
9 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.07%) Subversion
9 5 (4.07%) Zephyr
10 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.63%) Ant
12 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.88%) Electronics
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.44%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (24.39%) Developer
3 18 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Test Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Python Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Perl Scripter
8 5 (4.07%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (4.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Site Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Test Scripter
9 4 (3.25%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (3.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) J2EE
2 12 (9.76%) LAMP
2 12 (9.76%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (9.76%) LEMP Stack
2 12 (9.76%) XML
3 9 (7.32%) Spring
4 8 (6.50%) SOAP
5 7 (5.69%) HTML
5 7 (5.69%) Middleware
5 7 (5.69%) Spring Boot
6 6 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.25%) .NET
7 4 (3.25%) CSS
7 4 (3.25%) LDAP
7 4 (3.25%) Node.js
7 4 (3.25%) REST
7 4 (3.25%) Servlets
8 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.44%) Web Services
9 2 (1.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) PKI
2 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) Clustering
4 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) BBC
5 3 (2.44%) Wiki
6 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.63%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (1.63%) Verilog
6 2 (1.63%) VHDL
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 80 (65.04%) Linux
2 36 (29.27%) Unix
3 19 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (14.63%) CentOS
5 12 (9.76%) Windows
6 7 (5.69%) Solaris
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.07%) Android
9 4 (3.25%) HPUX
10 3 (2.44%) AIX
10 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.81%) Fedora
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.34%) DevOps
2 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (26.83%) Configuration Management
5 26 (21.14%) Deployment Automation
6 25 (20.33%) TDD
7 24 (19.51%) Test Automation
8 22 (17.89%) Continuous Deployment
8 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
9 19 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (12.20%) Data Modelling
10 15 (12.20%) Problem Management
10 15 (12.20%) Process Improvement
10 15 (12.20%) Test Strategy
11 14 (11.38%) OO
11 14 (11.38%) Scrum
12 13 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (10.57%) ITIL
12 13 (10.57%) Open Source
12 13 (10.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 76 (61.79%) Python
2 66 (53.66%) Java
3 54 (43.90%) Ruby
4 27 (21.95%) SQL
5 26 (21.14%) Bash Shell
6 22 (17.89%) C
6 22 (17.89%) Go
7 21 (17.07%) Shell Script
8 19 (15.45%) PL/SQL
9 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
10 14 (11.38%) C++
11 7 (5.69%) Java 8
12 6 (4.88%) PHP
12 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.25%) Embedded C
13 4 (3.25%) Korn
14 3 (2.44%) C#
14 3 (2.44%) Scala
15 2 (1.63%) Haskell
15 2 (1.63%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.44%) PhD
3 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.81%) CDISC
3 1 (0.81%) GCP
System Software
1 42 (34.15%) Docker
2 11 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.07%) Firmware
4 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.63%) KVM
6 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (32.52%) Ansible
2 22 (17.89%) Puppet
3 21 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (12.20%) Terraform
5 13 (10.57%) Kubernetes
5 13 (10.57%) Salt
6 12 (9.76%) Nagios
6 12 (9.76%) ZABBIX
7 4 (3.25%) Kibana
8 2 (1.63%) Grafana
8 2 (1.63%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.63%) logstash
8 2 (1.63%) Rancher
9 1 (0.81%) Mesos
9 1 (0.81%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Oracle
2 18 (14.63%) webMethods
3 17 (13.82%) Informatica
4 16 (13.01%) BEA
4 16 (13.01%) NetApp
4 16 (13.01%) VMware
5 13 (10.57%) Pega
5 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
6 12 (9.76%) Atlassian
6 12 (9.76%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.07%) Google
7 5 (4.07%) WSO2
8 3 (2.44%) BT
8 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.63%) Adobe
9 2 (1.63%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.63%) New Relic
9 2 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.63%) Talend
9 2 (1.63%) Wonderware