Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 64 79
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 -25
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 2.45% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 6.53% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £233 £401 £233
90th Percentile £419 £586 £483
East of England median daily rate £425 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -15.00% +15.94% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +32.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 526 490 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.00% 37.55% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 270 249
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +8.07% -
10th Percentile £238 £265 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £503
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -33.33% +45.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.00 £19.73
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.74 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Hertfordshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Hertfordshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Hertfordshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Hertfordshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Hemel Hempstead -7 5 £406 -9.72%
Stevenage - 2 £225 - 1
Watford - 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -20 1 £275 -52.17%
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Bash Shell
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 6 (46.15%) Ruby
5 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (46.15%) Ansible
6 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 5 (38.46%) New Relic
6 5 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (38.46%) Google
6 5 (38.46%) Clustering
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 5 (38.46%) Splunk
6 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) HPUX
6 5 (38.46%) Solaris
6 5 (38.46%) Unix
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) PHP
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) NetApp
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 4 (30.77%) FTP
7 4 (30.77%) SSL
7 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
2 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (30.77%) nginx
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (30.77%) Stackdriver
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) FTP
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Broadband
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
3 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Ant
5 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Log4j
5 1 (7.69%) Mockito
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Support
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) EJB
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Struts
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSD
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) PACS
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) HPUX
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Microservices
2 4 (30.77%) Release Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Break/Fix
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Database Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Measurement
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Bash Shell
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Korn
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) ANSI C
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
3 4 (30.77%) Kibana
3 4 (30.77%) logstash
4 2 (15.38%) Salt
5 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Google
1 5 (38.46%) New Relic
1 5 (38.46%) Splunk
2 4 (30.77%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
3 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
3 3 (23.08%) Percona
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) ATG
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Martini
5 1 (7.69%) Demandware
5 1 (7.69%) Elastic Path
5 1 (7.69%) hybris
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat