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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / East of England
Rank 73 97 106
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9  
Contract jobs citing Perl 53 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.44% 1.06% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.30% 3.31% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 8
Median daily rate £500 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £413 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £33.25 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

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 841 786 901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.72% 32.19% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 454 490
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 58
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Essex +11 21 £550 +54.38% 6
Hertfordshire +18 19 £405 - 5
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £400 +10.34% 16
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 62 (74.70%) Linux
2 58 (69.88%) Python
3 39 (46.99%) Java
4 38 (45.78%) Puppet
5 35 (42.17%) Apache
5 35 (42.17%) TCP/IP
6 34 (40.96%) DevOps
6 34 (40.96%) Ruby
7 33 (39.76%) SSL
8 31 (37.35%) Configuration Management
9 25 (30.12%) Software Engineering
10 24 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (28.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
10 24 (28.92%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
12 22 (26.51%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (26.51%) LAPP Stack
13 20 (24.10%) HTTP
13 20 (24.10%) Tomcat
13 20 (24.10%) Unix
13 20 (24.10%) C
14 19 (22.89%) Firewall
15 18 (21.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (20.48%) Clustering
16 17 (20.48%) SQL
16 17 (20.48%) Oracle
16 17 (20.48%) Open Source
16 17 (20.48%) Computer Science

Perl
Top Related 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 35 (42.17%) Apache
2 20 (24.10%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.25%) JBoss
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.43%) nginx
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.20%) Jetty
7 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.20%) SAS
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
3 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (42.17%) TCP/IP
2 33 (39.76%) SSL
3 20 (24.10%) HTTP
4 19 (22.89%) Firewall
5 7 (8.43%) DNS
6 6 (7.23%) DHCP
6 6 (7.23%) Internet
6 6 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (6.02%) WLAN
8 3 (3.61%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.41%) SAN
9 2 (2.41%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.20%) FTP
10 1 (1.20%) IPsec
10 1 (1.20%) LDAP
10 1 (1.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (19.28%) MySQL
2 16 (19.28%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (3.61%) Pentaho
3 3 (3.61%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.84%) Subversion
4 8 (9.64%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.23%) JIRA
5 6 (7.23%) JUnit
5 6 (7.23%) TestNG
6 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.82%) JBehave
7 4 (4.82%) Selenium
7 4 (4.82%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.61%) CA Gen
8 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.41%) Ant
9 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.41%) Hudson
9 2 (2.41%) Maven
10 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.41%) Electronics
2 2 (2.41%) Law
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.41%) Marketing
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Test Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Consultant
7 7 (8.43%) Unix Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.61%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Pentaho Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Python Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Lead DevOps
10 2 (2.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (2.41%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) LAPP Stack
2 15 (18.07%) LAMP
3 14 (16.87%) J2EE
4 12 (14.46%) Middleware
5 5 (6.02%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (6.02%) REST
6 4 (4.82%) .NET
7 2 (2.41%) JSON
8 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.20%) CSS
8 1 (1.20%) FastCGI
8 1 (1.20%) HTML
8 1 (1.20%) OAuth
8 1 (1.20%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.20%) POSIX
8 1 (1.20%) SAML
8 1 (1.20%) Servlets
8 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Clustering
1 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) e-Health
4 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (74.70%) Linux
2 24 (28.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (24.10%) Unix
4 8 (9.64%) Windows
5 3 (3.61%) CentOS
5 3 (3.61%) Fedora
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) DevOps
2 31 (37.35%) Configuration Management
3 25 (30.12%) Software Engineering
4 24 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (20.48%) Open Source
8 16 (19.28%) TDD
9 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
9 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.46%) Coaching
10 12 (14.46%) High Availability
10 12 (14.46%) Kanban
10 12 (14.46%) Scrum
11 11 (13.25%) Microservices
11 11 (13.25%) SOA
12 10 (12.05%) User Stories
13 9 (10.84%) Continuous Deployment
14 8 (9.64%) API Design
15 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.88%) Python
2 39 (46.99%) Java
3 34 (40.96%) Ruby
4 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
5 20 (24.10%) C
6 17 (20.48%) SQL
7 14 (16.87%) Shell Script
8 13 (15.66%) C#
9 7 (8.43%) C++
9 7 (8.43%) PHP
10 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
11 4 (4.82%) VB
12 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.20%) Go
13 1 (1.20%) Haskell
13 1 (1.20%) R
13 1 (1.20%) Tcl
13 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.25%) RHCE
3 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.43%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) PhD
7 1 (1.20%) CISA
7 1 (1.20%) CISM
7 1 (1.20%) CISSP
7 1 (1.20%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Docker
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.82%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (3.61%) KVM
5 3 (3.61%) LXC
6 2 (2.41%) Xen
7 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 38 (45.78%) Puppet
2 24 (28.92%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (14.46%) Salt
4 9 (10.84%) Ansible
5 5 (6.02%) Nagios
6 1 (1.20%) collectd
6 1 (1.20%) Mesos
6 1 (1.20%) Nessus
6 1 (1.20%) Packer
6 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.25%) WSO2
4 9 (10.84%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) BEA
6 3 (3.61%) Informatica
6 3 (3.61%) Pega
6 3 (3.61%) webMethods
7 2 (2.41%) Brocade
7 2 (2.41%) CA
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.20%) BT
8 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.20%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.20%) Perforce
8 1 (1.20%) Splunk
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