Period
to 13 December 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 13 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 77 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 37 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.45% 2.34% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 5.73% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 14
Essex median daily rate £510 £505 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% -0.98% +8.80%
10th Percentile £405 £313 £429
90th Percentile £600 £600 £597
East of England median daily rate £420 £475 £428
% change year-on-year -11.58% +11.11% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 512 314 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.72% 40.78% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 220 195
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 43
Essex median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £37.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +8.05% +1.42%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.35 £30.80
90th Percentile £51.38 £63.75 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £41.06
% change year-on-year +8.64% -1.37% +9.50%

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 13 December 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 13 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
Southend-on-Sea -14 19 £520 -0.86%
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 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 Essex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) Configuration Management
3 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (59.46%) Unix
5 20 (54.05%) Linux
6 19 (51.35%) SQL
7 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
7 18 (48.65%) webMethods
7 18 (48.65%) DevOps
8 17 (45.95%) JIRA
9 16 (43.24%) Ruby
9 16 (43.24%) BEA
9 16 (43.24%) Informatica
9 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
9 16 (43.24%) Python
9 16 (43.24%) PL/SQL
9 16 (43.24%) J2EE
9 16 (43.24%) CA Gen
10 15 (40.54%) Data Modelling
10 15 (40.54%) Problem Management
10 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
10 15 (40.54%) Process Improvement
10 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
10 15 (40.54%) GitHub
11 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (37.84%) Oracle
12 13 (35.14%) Pega
13 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
13 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (32.43%) BusinessObjects

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 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.92%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) Confluence
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
4 3 (8.11%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Jetty
5 1 (2.70%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) GitHub
2 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) Apigee
4 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) JIRA
2 16 (43.24%) CA Gen
3 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
4 9 (24.32%) GitLab
5 6 (16.22%) Checkstyle
5 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (16.22%) Maven
5 6 (16.22%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) JMeter
6 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.81%) Zephyr
7 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.41%) Ant
8 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.41%) Gatling
8 2 (5.41%) Grunt
8 2 (5.41%) gulp
8 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
8 2 (5.41%) JUnit
8 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
1 13 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) J2EE
2 8 (21.62%) Spring
3 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (16.22%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) Spring Boot
4 5 (13.51%) Middleware
5 3 (8.11%) Servlets
5 3 (8.11%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) EJB
6 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) J2SE
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) Node.js
6 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Unix
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows
5 3 (8.11%) AIX
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Configuration Management
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) DevOps
4 15 (40.54%) Data Modelling
4 15 (40.54%) Problem Management
4 15 (40.54%) Process Improvement
4 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
4 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
5 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (32.43%) OO
5 12 (32.43%) RUP
5 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.03%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (27.03%) Kanban
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 9 (24.32%) Microservices
9 8 (21.62%) Open Source
9 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) PL/SQL
3 16 (43.24%) Python
3 16 (43.24%) Ruby
3 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
4 6 (16.22%) Java 8
5 3 (8.11%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) Haskell
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) Grafana
4 2 (5.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) webMethods
2 16 (43.24%) BEA
2 16 (43.24%) Informatica
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 13 (35.14%) Pega
5 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
6 4 (10.81%) WSO2
7 3 (8.11%) Google
8 2 (5.41%) Adobe
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) VMware