Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 98 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19 +35
Contract jobs citing Perl 92 88 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.99% 1.99% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% 5.07% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 67
East of England median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £358 £250 £313
90th Percentile £600 £565 £525
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £33.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.52% -34.00% +58.60%
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.10 £32.10
90th Percentile £50.33 £33.90 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +14.29%

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 1,790 1,735 1,845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.71% 39.24% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,023 1,033 1,051
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £294 £250 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 127 178
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +5.45% +4.00%
10th Percentile £18.25 £29.70 £26.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.43 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Bedfordshire +7 25 £475 +7.04% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 25 £389 -2.81% 24
Hertfordshire -22 23 £378 +46.60% 7
Essex -9 12 £537 +11.93% 3
Norfolk - 7 £575 - 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 66 (71.74%) Python
2 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (52.17%) Java
4 47 (51.09%) Linux
5 37 (40.22%) Test Automation
6 36 (39.13%) Ruby
7 31 (33.70%) E-Commerce
7 31 (33.70%) Jenkins
8 27 (29.35%) SQL
9 25 (27.17%) Selenium
9 25 (27.17%) Cucumber
9 25 (27.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (26.09%) SoapUI
10 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (25.00%) C#
12 21 (22.83%) JBehave
12 21 (22.83%) SpecFlow
12 21 (22.83%) Ansible
13 20 (21.74%) DevOps
13 20 (21.74%) TDD
14 19 (20.65%) JIRA
14 19 (20.65%) Oracle
14 19 (20.65%) GitHub
15 18 (19.57%) SDET
15 18 (19.57%) Atlassian
16 17 (18.48%) Middleware
17 16 (17.39%) Puppet
17 16 (17.39%) BDD
17 16 (17.39%) Open Source
18 15 (16.30%) Bash Shell

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 15 (16.30%) Apache
2 14 (15.22%) JBoss
3 12 (13.04%) Confluence
4 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.35%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.09%) CMS
8 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) GitHub
2 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.52%) HTTP
2 6 (6.52%) SSL
3 5 (5.43%) Firewall
4 4 (4.35%) IPsec
4 4 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) FTP
5 1 (1.09%) Internet
5 1 (1.09%) SMS
5 1 (1.09%) SSH
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.09%) Wireless
5 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) DB2
1 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.78%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.26%) HBase
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.17%) Redis
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.09%) Power BI
7 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (33.70%) Jenkins
2 25 (27.17%) Cucumber
2 25 (27.17%) Selenium
3 24 (26.09%) SoapUI
4 21 (22.83%) JBehave
4 21 (22.83%) SpecFlow
5 19 (20.65%) JIRA
6 14 (15.22%) JUnit
7 13 (14.13%) Ant
7 13 (14.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
7 13 (14.13%) TeamCity
7 13 (14.13%) TestNG
8 12 (13.04%) JMeter
8 12 (13.04%) Maven
8 12 (13.04%) WebDriver
9 9 (9.78%) LoadRunner
9 9 (9.78%) The Grinder
10 7 (7.61%) GitLab
11 6 (6.52%) Subversion
General
1 9 (9.78%) Retail
2 5 (5.43%) Games
3 3 (3.26%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Finance
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Consultant
4 10 (10.87%) Software Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Test Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Developer in Test
7 7 (7.61%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Development Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Performance Consultant
9 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Test Development Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Integration Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) Middleware
2 13 (14.13%) XML
3 9 (9.78%) JSON
4 6 (6.52%) .NET
4 6 (6.52%) J2EE
5 4 (4.35%) SOAP
5 4 (4.35%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.26%) Regular Expression
6 3 (3.26%) Web Services
7 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.17%) Catalyst
7 2 (2.17%) CGI
7 2 (2.17%) HTML
7 2 (2.17%) React
7 2 (2.17%) REST
7 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.09%) Browserify
8 1 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.09%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) RIA
3 5 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.09%) Linux
2 14 (15.22%) Unix
3 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.78%) AIX
5 4 (4.35%) CentOS
6 2 (2.17%) Windows
7 1 (1.09%) Android
7 1 (1.09%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (1.09%) HPUX
7 1 (1.09%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.22%) Test Automation
3 31 (33.70%) E-Commerce
4 25 (27.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (21.74%) DevOps
6 20 (21.74%) TDD
7 18 (19.57%) SDET
8 16 (17.39%) BDD
8 16 (17.39%) Open Source
9 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
10 14 (15.22%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.04%) ATDD
11 12 (13.04%) Defect Management
11 12 (13.04%) Feature Driven Development
12 11 (11.96%) Statistics
13 9 (9.78%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (9.78%) Performance Testing
13 9 (9.78%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (71.74%) Python
2 48 (52.17%) Java
3 36 (39.13%) Ruby
4 27 (29.35%) SQL
5 23 (25.00%) C#
6 15 (16.30%) Bash Shell
7 12 (13.04%) AWK
8 11 (11.96%) PHP
9 8 (8.70%) C
10 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.61%) VB
11 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
11 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.35%) VBScript
13 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.26%) R
14 2 (2.17%) C++
15 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
15 1 (1.09%) Groovy
15 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.09%) PhD
3 1 (1.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) iptables
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.09%) Firmware
3 1 (1.09%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 21 (22.83%) Ansible
2 16 (17.39%) Puppet
3 11 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (9.78%) Grafana
5 8 (8.70%) Terraform
6 5 (5.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.09%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Oracle
2 18 (19.57%) Atlassian
3 9 (9.78%) AppDynamics
3 9 (9.78%) Dynatrace
3 9 (9.78%) New Relic
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
5 5 (5.43%) hybris
5 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.43%) WSO2
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco
6 4 (4.35%) Intershop
6 4 (4.35%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.09%) ATG
8 1 (1.09%) Blue Martini
8 1 (1.09%) CA
8 1 (1.09%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.09%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.09%) Perforce
8 1 (1.09%) Remedy