Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 117 109
Rank change year-on-year +33 -8 -35
Contract jobs citing Perl 134 95 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.69% 1.86% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.12% 4.87% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 38
East of England median daily rate £420 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +11.11% +3.64%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £250
90th Percentile £577 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -7.50%

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 1,882 1,950 1,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.75% 38.19% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,135 1,089 1,103
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £241
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 128 136
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £41.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% -1.37% +9.50%
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +43 60 £425 +9.68% 11
Essex +2 37 £510 +0.99% 6
Hertfordshire -3 18 £350 -7.89% 9
Suffolk - 18 £381 - 1
Bedfordshire -8 1 - - 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 87 (64.93%) Python
2 86 (64.18%) Linux
3 65 (48.51%) Java
4 56 (41.79%) Ruby
4 56 (41.79%) DevOps
5 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (33.58%) Amazon AWS
7 43 (32.09%) Jenkins
7 43 (32.09%) Docker
8 36 (26.87%) Ansible
8 36 (26.87%) Unix
9 34 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (23.88%) JIRA
11 29 (21.64%) Configuration Management
12 27 (20.15%) Bash Shell
13 26 (19.40%) SQL
14 25 (18.66%) Oracle
14 25 (18.66%) TDD
14 25 (18.66%) Deployment Automation
15 24 (17.91%) Puppet
15 24 (17.91%) Go
16 23 (17.16%) Test Automation
17 22 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
18 21 (15.67%) Continuous Deployment
18 21 (15.67%) Software Engineering
18 21 (15.67%) MySQL
18 21 (15.67%) C
18 21 (15.67%) Shell Script
19 20 (14.93%) Windows
19 20 (14.93%) 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 20 (14.93%) Apache
2 18 (13.43%) WebLogic
3 17 (12.69%) nginx
4 16 (11.94%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.22%) Confluence
6 3 (2.24%) CMS
6 3 (2.24%) JBoss
6 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.49%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.49%) IIS
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
8 1 (0.75%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.75%) SAS
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.75%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.75%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 45 (33.58%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.69%) GitHub
3 7 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.48%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.73%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.99%) Serverless
6 4 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.49%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (1.49%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.75%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.69%) Firewall
2 15 (11.19%) DNS
2 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.45%) WLAN
4 13 (9.70%) Bluetooth
4 13 (9.70%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (8.96%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (8.96%) Wireless
6 11 (8.21%) Broadband
7 9 (6.72%) HTTP
7 9 (6.72%) Unicast
8 7 (5.22%) DHCP
9 5 (3.73%) FTP
9 5 (3.73%) LAN
9 5 (3.73%) VLAN
9 5 (3.73%) VoIP
10 4 (2.99%) IGMP
10 4 (2.99%) Internet
10 4 (2.99%) SSL
10 4 (2.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) MySQL
2 14 (10.45%) Hadoop
2 14 (10.45%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.70%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.75%) Big Data
8 1 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.75%) Flink
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.75%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 43 (32.09%) Jenkins
2 32 (23.88%) JIRA
3 20 (14.93%) Git (software)
4 16 (11.94%) CA Gen
5 14 (10.45%) Vagrant
6 10 (7.46%) GitLab
7 7 (5.22%) Subversion
8 6 (4.48%) Checkstyle
8 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.48%) Maven
8 6 (4.48%) Selenium
9 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.99%) GDB
10 4 (2.99%) JMeter
10 4 (2.99%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.99%) Valgrind
10 4 (2.99%) Zephyr
11 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (12.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.48%) Electronics
2 6 (4.48%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.49%) Law
4 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (26.12%) Developer
3 17 (12.69%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Test Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Python Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Perl Scripter
8 5 (3.73%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Site Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Test Scripter
9 4 (2.99%) Designer
9 4 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.94%) J2EE
1 16 (11.94%) XML
2 13 (9.70%) HTML
3 12 (8.96%) LAMP
3 12 (8.96%) LAPP Stack
3 12 (8.96%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (5.97%) Spring
5 7 (5.22%) SOAP
6 6 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (4.48%) Spring Boot
7 5 (3.73%) .NET
7 5 (3.73%) JSON
7 5 (3.73%) Middleware
7 5 (3.73%) XSLT
7 5 (3.73%) YAML
8 4 (2.99%) FreeSWITCH
8 4 (2.99%) LDAP
9 3 (2.24%) boto
9 3 (2.24%) Node.js
9 3 (2.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) PKI
2 6 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.99%) Clustering
4 4 (2.99%) Wiki
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) BBC
5 3 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (1.49%) Verilog
6 2 (1.49%) VHDL
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) RIA
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 86 (64.18%) Linux
2 36 (26.87%) Unix
3 20 (14.93%) Windows
4 18 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (11.94%) CentOS
6 7 (5.22%) Solaris
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.73%) Android
8 4 (2.99%) AIX
8 4 (2.99%) HPUX
9 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.79%) DevOps
2 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (21.64%) Configuration Management
5 25 (18.66%) Deployment Automation
5 25 (18.66%) TDD
6 23 (17.16%) Test Automation
7 21 (15.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 21 (15.67%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (11.94%) OO
10 15 (11.19%) Data Modelling
10 15 (11.19%) Problem Management
10 15 (11.19%) Process Improvement
10 15 (11.19%) Scrum
10 15 (11.19%) Test Strategy
11 14 (10.45%) ITIL
12 13 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (9.70%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.96%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 87 (64.93%) Python
2 65 (48.51%) Java
3 56 (41.79%) Ruby
4 27 (20.15%) Bash Shell
5 26 (19.40%) SQL
6 24 (17.91%) Go
7 21 (15.67%) C
7 21 (15.67%) Shell Script
8 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
8 18 (13.43%) PL/SQL
9 15 (11.19%) C++
10 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.48%) Java 8
12 5 (3.73%) PHP
13 4 (2.99%) Korn
14 3 (2.24%) C#
14 3 (2.24%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.24%) Scala
15 2 (1.49%) R
15 2 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.24%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) PhD
5 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.75%) CDISC
3 1 (0.75%) GCP
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 43 (32.09%) Docker
2 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.48%) KVM
4 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.73%) Firmware
4 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.99%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (26.87%) Ansible
2 24 (17.91%) Puppet
3 22 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (13.43%) Terraform
5 16 (11.94%) Kubernetes
5 16 (11.94%) Salt
6 12 (8.96%) Nagios
6 12 (8.96%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.24%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.24%) Kibana
8 2 (1.49%) Grafana
8 2 (1.49%) Rancher
9 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.75%) logstash
9 1 (0.75%) Mesos
9 1 (0.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (18.66%) Oracle
2 18 (13.43%) VMware
2 18 (13.43%) webMethods
3 17 (12.69%) Informatica
4 16 (11.94%) BEA
4 16 (11.94%) NetApp
5 13 (9.70%) Pega
5 13 (9.70%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.96%) CheckPoint
7 10 (7.46%) Atlassian
8 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.99%) Google
9 4 (2.99%) WSO2
10 3 (2.24%) BT
10 3 (2.24%) Cisco
10 3 (2.24%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.24%) Wonderware
11 2 (1.49%) Adobe
11 2 (1.49%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.49%) IBM