Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 66 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 43 41 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.32% 4.68% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.94% 9.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 2
Essex median daily rate £475 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +83.33%
10th Percentile £402 £358 £500
90th Percentile £600 £599 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -15.00% +15.94% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +32.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 481 443 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 48.34% 50.57% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 297 173
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +46.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £357 £300 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 47
Essex median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £27.08 £26.31 £25.75
90th Percentile £70.78 £63.75 £45.30
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Essex

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Essex

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Essex over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Essex

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Essex

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +8 28 £475 -7.09%
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 34 (79.07%) Java
1 34 (79.07%) Configuration Management
2 23 (53.49%) Linux
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (51.16%) DevOps
4 21 (48.84%) Unix
5 20 (46.51%) Test Automation
6 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) Oracle
6 19 (44.19%) PL/SQL
6 19 (44.19%) WebLogic
6 19 (44.19%) Shell Script
6 19 (44.19%) Deployment Automation
7 18 (41.86%) BEA
7 18 (41.86%) Informatica
7 18 (41.86%) webMethods
7 18 (41.86%) J2EE
7 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (41.86%) CA Gen
8 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
8 16 (37.21%) Process Improvement
8 16 (37.21%) Test Strategy
8 16 (37.21%) JIRA
8 16 (37.21%) Problem Management
8 16 (37.21%) Data Modelling
8 16 (37.21%) Python
8 16 (37.21%) Ansible
9 15 (34.88%) RUP
9 15 (34.88%) Pega

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 19 (44.19%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.95%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.65%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (2.33%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) GitHub
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) FTP
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) CA Gen
2 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
2 16 (37.21%) JIRA
3 14 (32.56%) GitLab
4 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.63%) JMeter
4 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.63%) Zephyr
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Checkstyle
6 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.65%) Maven
7 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 3 (6.98%) Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports Designer
3 3 (6.98%) Designer
3 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Development Manager
4 2 (4.65%) ETL Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Unix Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) J2EE
2 8 (18.60%) Middleware
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
4 4 (9.30%) XML
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 3 (6.98%) XML Messaging
6 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.65%) Servlets
6 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) HTML
7 1 (2.33%) JSP
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (48.84%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
4 3 (6.98%) CentOS
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Configuration Management
2 22 (51.16%) DevOps
3 20 (46.51%) Test Automation
4 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) Deployment Automation
5 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (37.21%) Data Modelling
6 16 (37.21%) Problem Management
6 16 (37.21%) Process Improvement
6 16 (37.21%) Test Strategy
7 15 (34.88%) RUP
7 15 (34.88%) Waterfall
8 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (30.23%) Continuous Deployment
8 13 (30.23%) OO
8 13 (30.23%) Open Source
9 12 (27.91%) ITIL
9 12 (27.91%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
10 11 (25.58%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) PL/SQL
3 19 (44.19%) Shell Script
4 16 (37.21%) Python
5 15 (34.88%) Ruby
6 8 (18.60%) C
7 2 (4.65%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Ansible
2 7 (16.28%) Puppet
3 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Consul
4 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) BEA
2 18 (41.86%) Informatica
2 18 (41.86%) webMethods
3 15 (34.88%) Pega
4 14 (32.56%) Atlassian
5 5 (11.63%) WSO2
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) VMware