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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 110 71
Rank change year-on-year +36 -39  
Contract jobs citing Perl 66 23 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.81% 0.90% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.06% 2.51% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 36
East of England median daily rate £500 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £396 £318 £272
90th Percentile £562 £650 £469
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -15.34%  
10th Percentile £35.50 £36.00 £33.40
90th Percentile £51.25 £43.87 £48.80
England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -3.57% +15.86%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 935 915 1095
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.79% 35.77% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 969 1293
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £300 £240 £225
90th Percentile £544 £517 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 137
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
10th Percentile £30.20 £26.25 £19.78
90th Percentile £52.30 £50.78 £45.55
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 23 £425 +21.42% 3
Essex - 21 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +13 19 - - 13
Bedfordshire -8 3 £525 - 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 78 (68.42%) Python
3 50 (43.86%) Test Automation
4 46 (40.35%) DevOps
5 45 (39.47%) Puppet
6 44 (38.60%) TCP/IP
6 44 (38.60%) SSL
7 43 (37.72%) Configuration Management
8 40 (35.09%) Apache
9 34 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
10 32 (28.07%) Jenkins
11 31 (27.19%) Opscode Chef
12 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (25.44%) HTTP
13 28 (24.56%) Java
13 28 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (24.56%) Open Source
14 27 (23.68%) Bash Shell
15 26 (22.81%) Oracle
16 25 (21.93%) Middleware
16 25 (21.93%) TDD
16 25 (21.93%) Docker
16 25 (21.93%) Mentoring
16 25 (21.93%) Coaching
17 24 (21.05%) WSO2
17 24 (21.05%) PowerShell
17 24 (21.05%) C
18 23 (20.18%) JBoss
18 23 (20.18%) SOA

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 40 (35.09%) Apache
2 23 (20.18%) JBoss
2 23 (20.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Jetty
5 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.63%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.88%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.88%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.88%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.88%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (38.60%) SSL
1 44 (38.60%) TCP/IP
2 29 (25.44%) HTTP
3 17 (14.91%) Firewall
4 15 (13.16%) Internet
5 13 (11.40%) Wireless
6 11 (9.65%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (7.89%) WLAN
8 7 (6.14%) Network Security
8 7 (6.14%) WAN
9 6 (5.26%) Bluetooth
10 4 (3.51%) LAN
10 4 (3.51%) X.500
11 3 (2.63%) 802.11
11 3 (2.63%) ADSL
11 3 (2.63%) Broadband
11 3 (2.63%) DNS
11 3 (2.63%) IPv4
11 3 (2.63%) IPv6
11 3 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) Relational Database
2 18 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.40%) MySQL
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.75%) Redis
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.88%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (28.07%) Jenkins
2 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.18%) Subversion
3 7 (6.14%) IDA Disassembler
3 7 (6.14%) Metasploit
3 7 (6.14%) OllyDbg
4 5 (4.39%) Bugzilla
4 5 (4.39%) JUnit
5 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.51%) JIRA
5 4 (3.51%) Selenium
6 3 (2.63%) GitLab
6 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.75%) Redmine
7 2 (1.75%) TestNG
7 2 (1.75%) Trac
8 1 (0.88%) Ant
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Law
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (13.16%) Test Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Senior Test Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) Tester
6 6 (5.26%) Administrator
6 6 (5.26%) Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Malware Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.51%) Development Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.93%) Middleware
2 22 (19.30%) J2EE
3 16 (14.04%) LAPP Stack
4 10 (8.77%) LAMP
5 6 (5.26%) .NET
6 5 (4.39%) HTML
7 4 (3.51%) XML
8 3 (2.63%) 802.1X
8 3 (2.63%) XSLT
9 2 (1.75%) CSS
9 2 (1.75%) JSON
9 2 (1.75%) Web Services
10 1 (0.88%) Ajax
10 1 (0.88%) Java EE
10 1 (0.88%) JSP
10 1 (0.88%) POSIX
10 1 (0.88%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.88%) REST
10 1 (0.88%) Servlets
10 1 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Clustering
2 14 (12.28%) Data Centre
3 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.14%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.63%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.75%) STB
8 1 (0.88%) DataPower
8 1 (0.88%) e-Health
8 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 28 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (19.30%) Windows
4 14 (12.28%) VMS
5 13 (11.40%) Unix
6 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.51%) HPUX
7 4 (3.51%) Solaris
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.63%) CentOS
8 3 (2.63%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.75%) Fedora
9 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.86%) Test Automation
2 46 (40.35%) DevOps
3 43 (37.72%) Configuration Management
4 34 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
5 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (24.56%) Open Source
7 25 (21.93%) Coaching
7 25 (21.93%) Mentoring
7 25 (21.93%) TDD
8 23 (20.18%) Kanban
8 23 (20.18%) Microservices
8 23 (20.18%) Scrum
8 23 (20.18%) SOA
9 21 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (18.42%) User Stories
10 20 (17.54%) API Design
11 15 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
12 14 (12.28%) Programme Delivery
13 9 (7.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 78 (68.42%) Python
2 28 (24.56%) Java
3 27 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 24 (21.05%) C
4 24 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 23 (20.18%) Ruby
6 19 (16.67%) SQL
7 12 (10.53%) C#
7 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.65%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.26%) C++
9 6 (5.26%) PHP
10 5 (4.39%) VB
11 3 (2.63%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.63%) Tcl
11 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.88%) AWK
13 1 (0.88%) Haskell
13 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.89%) RHCE
3 8 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) PhD
5 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.88%) CISA
6 1 (0.88%) CISM
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.88%) GSEC
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) NCSA
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (21.93%) Docker
2 18 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.28%) VirtualBox
4 10 (8.77%) Firmware
5 4 (3.51%) Samba
6 2 (1.75%) Xen
7 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.88%) KVM
7 1 (0.88%) LXC
7 1 (0.88%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (39.47%) Puppet
2 31 (27.19%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.65%) Salt
4 7 (6.14%) Ansible
4 7 (6.14%) EnCase
5 1 (0.88%) collectd
5 1 (0.88%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.88%) Mesos
5 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Oracle
2 24 (21.05%) WSO2
3 19 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (4.39%) HP
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco
5 4 (3.51%) Sun
6 3 (2.63%) EMC
6 3 (2.63%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.88%) Intel
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec
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