Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 57 77
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing Perl 15 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.02% 2.61% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 7.36% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £409 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +24.81% -2.24%
10th Percentile £263 £292 £308
90th Percentile £480 £581 £370
East of England median daily rate £450 £478 £403
% change year-on-year -5.76% +18.63% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £46.07
% change year-on-year +11.33% -18.60% -1.45%

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 526 435 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.73% 35.51% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 280 207
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £263
90th Percentile £583 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.07 £45.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.74% +6.51% +26.12%
10th Percentile £13.00 £30.75 £13.20
90th Percentile £46.13 £53.68 £52.48
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +8.39%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 - 9 £450 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £400 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -14 2 £275 -39.89%
Borehamwood - 1 - - 1
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) New Relic
4 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) PHP
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) DB2
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (33.33%) DNA
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Magento
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (33.33%) hybris
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Solr
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Statistics

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 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (26.67%) JBoss
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (13.33%) Confluence
5 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (13.33%) nginx
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (6.67%) CMS
6 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) SSL
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Broadband
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Firebug
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) JMeter
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (26.67%) The Grinder
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Log4j
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (13.33%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) EJB
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) DNA
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Statistics
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Release Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
5 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Human Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Measurement
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) AWK
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Grafana
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (13.33%) Kibana
3 2 (13.33%) logstash
3 2 (13.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) New Relic
2 5 (33.33%) hybris
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) AppDynamics
3 4 (26.67%) Dynatrace
3 4 (26.67%) Intershop
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Google
4 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (13.33%) Percona
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) ATG
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Martini
6 1 (6.67%) Demandware
6 1 (6.67%) Elastic Path