Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 56 59
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 +15
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.75% 2.82% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 7.89% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Essex median daily rate £525 £510 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +10.27% +37.04%
10th Percentile £313 £429 £320
90th Percentile £600 £597 £543
East of England median daily rate £488 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +25.81% -6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Essex median hourly rate - - £29.48
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -16.46% +14.08%

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 300 279 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.80% 35.72% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 186 246
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £228
90th Percentile £600 £539 £525
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 65
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26.13 £30.93 £26.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.00 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -5.21% +8.21% +1.30%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -13 10 £550 +14.48% 1
Brentwood - 2 £325 -
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Ruby
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) JIRA
4 9 (75.00%) Ansible
5 8 (66.67%) DevOps
6 7 (58.33%) Software Delivery
6 7 (58.33%) Open Source
6 7 (58.33%) GitHub
6 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (58.33%) GitLab
6 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
6 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 7 (58.33%) Python
7 5 (41.67%) Test Management
7 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (33.33%) Server Hardening
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (33.33%) QA
8 4 (33.33%) Selenium
8 4 (33.33%) C
8 4 (33.33%) .NET

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) 802.11
2 2 (16.67%) ADSL
2 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (16.67%) Broadband
2 2 (16.67%) IPv4
2 2 (16.67%) IPv6
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) UPnP
2 2 (16.67%) VDSL
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) GitLab
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Robot Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) JMeter
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (16.67%) Redmine
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) Trac
5 2 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Test Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) Software Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Management
6 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (33.33%) Server Hardening
7 3 (25.00%) API Design
7 3 (25.00%) Coaching
7 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Microservices
7 3 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) WSO2