Period
to 19 January 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 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.43% 2.64% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 7.10% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £403 £258 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.31% -20.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £359 £250 £308
90th Percentile £480 £394 £340
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 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 589 521 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.25% 37.24% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 308 232
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £538 £549
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.42% +26.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £10.63 £36.47 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% +8.21% +4.00%

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 January 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 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
Watford -2 15 £425 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £375 - 1
St Albans -4 1 £463 - 1
Perl
East of England

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

1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) DB2
4 9 (40.91%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) PHP
5 8 (36.36%) AIX
5 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) JBoss
5 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
5 8 (36.36%) JMeter
5 8 (36.36%) AWK
5 8 (36.36%) Statistics
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (36.36%) New Relic
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (36.36%) AppDynamics
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (36.36%) Grafana
5 8 (36.36%) The Grinder
5 8 (36.36%) Dynatrace
6 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (36.36%) JBoss
1 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
4 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.55%) CMS
5 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) IPsec
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) DB2
2 8 (36.36%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JMeter
1 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
1 8 (36.36%) The Grinder
2 3 (13.64%) Firebug
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Log4j
4 1 (4.55%) Mockito
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (22.73%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Azure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Perl Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.09%) Catalyst
1 2 (9.09%) CGI
1 2 (9.09%) React
1 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) EJB
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) JDBC
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) JSTL
2 1 (4.55%) Memcached
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Servlets
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Struts
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) AIX
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) CoreOS
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) Statistics
4 4 (18.18%) DNA
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) HOOD
7 1 (4.55%) RAD
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) AWK
3 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 8 (36.36%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) VBScript
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) RHCA
1 1 (4.55%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) iptables
2 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) LXC
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Grafana
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Mesos
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) AppDynamics
2 8 (36.36%) Dynatrace
2 8 (36.36%) New Relic
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) hybris
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Intershop
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) ATG
7 1 (4.55%) Blue Martini
7 1 (4.55%) Demandware
7 1 (4.55%) Elastic Path
7 1 (4.55%) Google