The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
South East / Middlesex
Rank - 21 18
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.63% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.27% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 37 44 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 28.24% 27.85% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 31
Median daily rate £350 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £331 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Middlesex

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Middlesex

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Middlesex

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) Tcl
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Ada
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Advertising
6 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) STL
7 2 (16.67%) Ingres
8 1 (8.33%) MPEG
8 1 (8.33%) SOA
8 1 (8.33%) MySQL
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) Digital TV

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Ingres
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Digital TV
2 1 (8.33%) MPEG
2 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (8.33%) STB
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) C
3 5 (41.67%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Ada
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Tcl
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) SaltStack