Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 88 62
Rank change year-on-year -4 -26 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.82% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 2.41% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +0.61% +59.22%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £363
90th Percentile £393 £438 £473
East of England median daily rate £383 £425 £456
% change year-on-year -10.00% -6.85% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +58.33% -20.00% +1.35%

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 504 540 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.09% 33.98% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 355 315
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £254 £278
90th Percentile £575 £556 £576
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 19
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +176.70% -66.05%
10th Percentile £32.50 £14.55 £12.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £54.00 £42.30
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 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 21 October 2019. 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 -6 5 £300 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £383 -7.27%
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) Veritas
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) SRDF
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Information Security
5 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (37.50%) WebInspect
5 3 (37.50%) AppScan
5 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) ITSM
5 3 (37.50%) SUSE
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) PHP

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) AppScan
1 3 (37.50%) Burp Suite
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Storage and Backup Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exalogic
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) EMC Centera
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Critical Thinking
2 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) OWASP
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) BCP
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SANS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) SRDF
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (37.50%) WebInspect
2 2 (25.00%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp OnCommand
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas
3 3 (37.50%) Acunetix
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) VMware