Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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.

Perl
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 74 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.39% 0.44% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.90% 1.31% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 8
Essex median daily rate £511 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.86% +45.83% +81.82%
10th Percentile £449 £294 £165
90th Percentile £598 £571 £440
East of England median daily rate £500 £401 £350
% change year-on-year +24.61% +14.64% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £46.75
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -6.25% +25.71%

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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 427 306 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.31% 33.92% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 161 249
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £220 £221
90th Percentile £594 £475 £482
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 45
Essex median hourly rate £38.50 £34.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.41% -9.87% +1.33%
10th Percentile £31.08 £23.75 £31.05
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.38 £46.90
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 -23 19 £500 +14.29%
Saffron Walden - 6 - - 1
Brentwood - 3 £325 - 2
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 33 (86.84%) Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 27 (71.05%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (71.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (71.05%) Open Source
3 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
3 27 (71.05%) HTTP
3 27 (71.05%) TCP/IP
3 27 (71.05%) SSL
3 27 (71.05%) Configuration Management
3 27 (71.05%) DevOps
4 26 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (68.42%) Puppet
5 24 (63.16%) Middleware
5 24 (63.16%) Mentoring
5 24 (63.16%) Coaching
6 23 (60.53%) Docker
6 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (57.89%) TDD
7 22 (57.89%) WSO2
7 22 (57.89%) Kanban
7 22 (57.89%) Scrum
7 22 (57.89%) SOA
7 22 (57.89%) JBoss
7 22 (57.89%) Apache
7 22 (57.89%) Oracle
7 22 (57.89%) Relational Database
7 22 (57.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (57.89%) Microservices
8 21 (55.26%) J2EE

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 22 (57.89%) Apache
1 22 (57.89%) JBoss
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Jetty
2 1 (2.63%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) HTTP
1 27 (71.05%) SSL
1 27 (71.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) 802.11
2 3 (7.89%) ADSL
2 3 (7.89%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.89%) Broadband
2 3 (7.89%) IPv4
2 3 (7.89%) IPv6
2 3 (7.89%) UPnP
2 3 (7.89%) VDSL
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
2 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Redmine
4 2 (5.26%) Trac
5 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) Middleware
2 21 (55.26%) J2EE
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.63%) POSIX
5 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.26%) STB
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) e-Health
2 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Fedora
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 27 (71.05%) Configuration Management
2 27 (71.05%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (71.05%) DevOps
2 27 (71.05%) Open Source
3 24 (63.16%) Coaching
3 24 (63.16%) Mentoring
4 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (57.89%) Kanban
5 22 (57.89%) Microservices
5 22 (57.89%) Scrum
5 22 (57.89%) SOA
5 22 (57.89%) TDD
6 20 (52.63%) User Stories
7 19 (50.00%) API Design
8 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
9 15 (39.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (13.16%) Bioinformatics
11 5 (13.16%) Biology
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C
2 11 (28.95%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Go
8 1 (2.63%) Haskell
8 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) PhD
4 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.63%) CISA
5 1 (2.63%) CISM
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) GSEC
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) Firmware
3 2 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (2.63%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) LXC
4 1 (2.63%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (68.42%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Mesos
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle
1 22 (57.89%) WSO2
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.63%) VMware