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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.33% 0.47% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.10% 1.36% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Median daily rate £544 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.56% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £421 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

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 208 147 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 52.79% 34.67% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 72 114
Median daily rate £439 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.35% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 28
Median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £31.19 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -17 10 £537 +22.74% 1
Saffron Walden - 5 - - 3
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Configuration Management
3 19 (63.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (63.33%) Open Source
3 19 (63.33%) Puppet
3 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
3 19 (63.33%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (60.00%) HTTP
4 18 (60.00%) SSL
4 18 (60.00%) DevOps
5 16 (53.33%) Relational Database
5 16 (53.33%) J2EE
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle
5 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (50.00%) Docker
6 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 15 (50.00%) Coaching
7 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 14 (46.67%) Kanban
7 14 (46.67%) Apache
7 14 (46.67%) Middleware
8 13 (43.33%) JBoss
8 13 (43.33%) SOA
8 13 (43.33%) TDD
8 13 (43.33%) WSO2
8 13 (43.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (43.33%) Microservices
9 12 (40.00%) User Stories

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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 13 (43.33%) JBoss
2 13 (43.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Jetty
5 1 (3.33%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.33%) SAS
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) TCP/IP
2 18 (60.00%) HTTP
2 18 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (10.00%) Pentaho
2 3 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) CA Gen
4 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Pentaho Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Principal Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) J2EE
2 14 (46.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) POSIX
3 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) e-Health
1 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) CentOS
4 3 (10.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Configuration Management
2 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (63.33%) Open Source
3 18 (60.00%) DevOps
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (50.00%) Coaching
5 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (46.67%) Kanban
6 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 13 (43.33%) Microservices
7 13 (43.33%) SOA
7 13 (43.33%) TDD
8 12 (40.00%) User Stories
9 11 (36.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (33.33%) API Design
10 10 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
12 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
13 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) C
4 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Go
7 1 (3.33%) Haskell
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) PhD
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) GSEC
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Xen
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) LXC
3 1 (3.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (63.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 13 (43.33%) WSO2
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) BEA
4 3 (10.00%) Informatica
4 3 (10.00%) Pega
4 3 (10.00%) webMethods
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Pegasus
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
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