Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 98 129
Rank change year-on-year -6 +31 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 95 96 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.16% 2.23% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.82% 5.65% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 32
East of England median daily rate £463 £500 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +24.61% +14.64%
10th Percentile £336 £334 £310
90th Percentile £623 £588 £474
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 10
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -17.65% +3.49%
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £50.33 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +7.38%

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 1,633 1,698 1,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.08% 39.40% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1,040 950
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 119 128
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +5.47% +3.67%
10th Percentile £16.25 £30.70 £26.78
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.58 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 31 £425 -3.41% 23
Essex +6 22 £500 -4.81% 5
Hertfordshire -22 17 £400 -1.23% 4
Bedfordshire +2 16 £500 +9.59% 3
Norfolk - 4 £500 - 3
East Anglia - 3 - -
Suffolk -2 2 £440 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (65.26%) Python
2 54 (56.84%) Linux
3 52 (54.74%) Java
4 41 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (40.00%) Ruby
6 35 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 33 (34.74%) Jenkins
7 33 (34.74%) DevOps
8 30 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (29.47%) Ansible
10 27 (28.42%) SQL
11 26 (27.37%) Open Source
11 26 (27.37%) Puppet
12 25 (26.32%) Configuration Management
13 24 (25.26%) Unix
14 22 (23.16%) Oracle
14 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
14 22 (23.16%) JIRA
15 21 (22.11%) Docker
16 20 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
16 20 (21.05%) Atlassian
17 19 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (20.00%) GitHub
18 17 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (17.89%) Bash Shell
18 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
18 17 (17.89%) Selenium
18 17 (17.89%) TDD
18 17 (17.89%) Apache

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 17 (17.89%) Apache
2 9 (9.47%) JBoss
3 8 (8.42%) Confluence
4 7 (7.37%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.21%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.16%) nginx
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.05%) CMS
9 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (20.00%) GitHub
2 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.16%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.68%) HTTP
3 12 (12.63%) SSL
4 6 (6.32%) DNS
4 6 (6.32%) Firewall
5 4 (4.21%) Wireless
6 3 (3.16%) FTP
6 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.16%) SSH
7 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.05%) Broadband
8 1 (1.05%) Internet
8 1 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.26%) DB2
4 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.21%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.21%) MySQL
4 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.16%) Big Data
5 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.16%) HBase
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (34.74%) Jenkins
2 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.16%) JIRA
3 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
3 17 (17.89%) Selenium
4 16 (16.84%) SoapUI
5 13 (13.68%) JBehave
5 13 (13.68%) SpecFlow
6 10 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (9.47%) GitLab
8 8 (8.42%) JUnit
8 8 (8.42%) Subversion
9 7 (7.37%) JMeter
9 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
9 7 (7.37%) TestNG
10 6 (6.32%) Ant
10 6 (6.32%) CA Gen
10 6 (6.32%) WebDriver
11 5 (5.26%) Maven
12 4 (4.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (3.16%) Law
1 3 (3.16%) Marketing
1 3 (3.16%) Retail
1 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.11%) Electronics
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Developer
3 9 (9.47%) Administrator
4 8 (8.42%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.37%) Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Developer in Test
7 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Automation Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Azure Architect
8 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Migration Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) J2EE
1 12 (12.63%) Middleware
2 11 (11.58%) XML
3 7 (7.37%) HTML
4 5 (5.26%) .NET
5 4 (4.21%) Ajax
5 4 (4.21%) CSS
5 4 (4.21%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.21%) JSON
5 4 (4.21%) SOAP
5 4 (4.21%) Web Services
5 4 (4.21%) XHTML
6 3 (3.16%) Node.js
6 3 (3.16%) REST
7 2 (2.11%) JSP
7 2 (2.11%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.11%) Regular Expression
7 2 (2.11%) Servlets
7 2 (2.11%) Spring
7 2 (2.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Replication
4 3 (3.16%) RIA
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 54 (56.84%) Linux
2 24 (25.26%) Unix
3 16 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.32%) Windows
5 4 (4.21%) AIX
6 3 (3.16%) CentOS
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.05%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (1.05%) HPUX
7 1 (1.05%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 33 (34.74%) DevOps
4 30 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (27.37%) Open Source
6 25 (26.32%) Configuration Management
7 20 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (17.89%) TDD
10 14 (14.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
11 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
12 11 (11.58%) SDET
13 10 (10.53%) BDD
13 10 (10.53%) OO
14 8 (8.42%) Continuous Deployment
14 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (8.42%) Microservices
14 8 (8.42%) Migration
14 8 (8.42%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.26%) Python
2 52 (54.74%) Java
3 38 (40.00%) Ruby
4 27 (28.42%) SQL
5 17 (17.89%) Bash Shell
6 14 (14.74%) C#
7 12 (12.63%) PHP
8 10 (10.53%) C
8 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
10 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
11 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
11 7 (7.37%) VB
12 6 (6.32%) AWK
13 5 (5.26%) VBScript
14 3 (3.16%) C++
15 2 (2.11%) R
16 1 (1.05%) Go
16 1 (1.05%) Groovy
16 1 (1.05%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
1 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) PhD
3 2 (2.11%) RHCE
4 1 (1.05%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (22.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.05%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 28 (29.47%) Ansible
2 26 (27.37%) Puppet
3 17 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (9.47%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.42%) Terraform
6 5 (5.26%) Rancher
7 4 (4.21%) Grafana
8 3 (3.16%) HAProxy
8 3 (3.16%) Kibana
8 3 (3.16%) logstash
9 2 (2.11%) Consul
9 2 (2.11%) Salt
10 1 (1.05%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle
2 20 (21.05%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.42%) New Relic
4 6 (6.32%) BEA
4 6 (6.32%) Informatica
4 6 (6.32%) Pega
4 6 (6.32%) webMethods
5 5 (5.26%) hybris
5 5 (5.26%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) Splunk
5 5 (5.26%) WSO2
6 4 (4.21%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.21%) Dynatrace
6 4 (4.21%) F5
6 4 (4.21%) Google
6 4 (4.21%) Intershop
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.16%) Percona
7 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.05%) Rackspace