Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 71 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 39 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.76% 3.05% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 6.60% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 11
Essex median daily rate £475 £500 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -8.26% +6.34%
10th Percentile £407 £313 £480
90th Percentile £583 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £456 £425
% change year-on-year -6.85% +7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +1.35% +23.33%

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 484 379 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 46.67% 46.28% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 248 176
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £352 £313 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 43
Essex median hourly rate £35.29 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.78% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £23.15 £27.15 £25.25
90th Percentile £52.13 £63.75 £44.60
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.63% +6.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +10 21 £488 -3.47% 2
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 31 (79.49%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Configuration Management
3 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (56.41%) Unix
5 21 (53.85%) Linux
6 20 (51.28%) SQL
6 20 (51.28%) DevOps
7 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
7 18 (46.15%) webMethods
7 18 (46.15%) JIRA
7 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
8 17 (43.59%) J2EE
9 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
9 16 (41.03%) BEA
9 16 (41.03%) Informatica
9 16 (41.03%) Shell Script
9 16 (41.03%) Python
9 16 (41.03%) Ruby
9 16 (41.03%) GitHub
9 16 (41.03%) CA Gen
10 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
10 15 (38.46%) Process Improvement
10 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
10 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
10 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (38.46%) Oracle
10 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
11 14 (35.90%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (33.33%) 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 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 8 (20.51%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) Confluence
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
5 3 (7.69%) nginx
5 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) Jetty
7 1 (2.56%) Mongrel
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) GitHub
2 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) JIRA
2 16 (41.03%) CA Gen
3 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 11 (28.21%) GitLab
5 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.95%) Selenium
6 6 (15.38%) Checkstyle
6 6 (15.38%) Maven
7 5 (12.82%) JMeter
7 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
7 5 (12.82%) Zephyr
8 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.13%) Ant
9 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.13%) Grunt
9 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
9 2 (5.13%) JUnit
9 2 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (5.13%) Sublime Text
9 2 (5.13%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) J2EE
2 8 (20.51%) Spring
3 7 (17.95%) Middleware
3 7 (17.95%) SOAP
4 6 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
5 4 (10.26%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) Servlets
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) EJB
7 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.13%) HTML
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) J2SE
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 2 (5.13%) Node.js
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Unix
2 21 (53.85%) Linux
3 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
5 3 (7.69%) AIX
5 3 (7.69%) CentOS
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) DevOps
4 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
5 15 (38.46%) Process Improvement
5 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 14 (35.90%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (30.77%) OO
7 12 (30.77%) RUP
7 12 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 11 (28.21%) Kanban
8 11 (28.21%) Scrum
8 11 (28.21%) TDD
9 10 (25.64%) Microservices
10 9 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
3 16 (41.03%) Python
3 16 (41.03%) Ruby
3 16 (41.03%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.38%) Java 8
5 5 (12.82%) C
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Groovy
6 2 (5.13%) Haskell
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Ansible
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
3 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Grafana
4 2 (5.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) webMethods
2 16 (41.03%) BEA
2 16 (41.03%) Informatica
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) Pega
5 9 (23.08%) Atlassian
6 5 (12.82%) WSO2
7 3 (7.69%) Google
8 2 (5.13%) Adobe
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.56%) VMware