Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 November 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.

Perl
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 228 142
Rank change year-on-year +92 -86 +14
Contract jobs citing Perl 106 37 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.31% 0.38% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 1.14% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 14 29
Midlands median daily rate £445 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £320 £315 £263
90th Percentile £675 £525 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2711 3239 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.56% 33.24% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 2019 1610
Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £220
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 80
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +26.98% -14.09%
10th Percentile £14.11 £12.90 £12.48
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +62 66 £550 +22.22% 3
East Midlands +46 38 £375 - 2
Perl
England

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

1 78 (73.58%) Python
2 75 (70.75%) Linux
3 58 (54.72%) Oracle
4 50 (47.17%) Unix
4 50 (47.17%) Windows
5 45 (42.45%) DevOps
6 40 (37.74%) Puppet
7 34 (32.08%) Korn
7 34 (32.08%) Jenkins
8 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (31.13%) Git (software)
9 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
10 31 (29.25%) Solaris
11 30 (28.30%) Sun
11 30 (28.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (27.36%) Subversion
12 29 (27.36%) Virtual Machines
13 28 (26.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 28 (26.42%) Maven
13 28 (26.42%) Configuration Management
14 27 (25.47%) Bash Shell
15 25 (23.58%) Middleware
16 24 (22.64%) Java
17 23 (21.70%) Red Hat
18 22 (20.75%) Veritas
18 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
18 22 (20.75%) JIRA
19 21 (19.81%) Ruby
19 21 (19.81%) SAP

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 17 (16.04%) Confluence
2 13 (12.26%) Apache
3 11 (10.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (10.38%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.49%) JBoss
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.72%) iPlanet
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (3.77%) nginx
8 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.94%) Jetty
10 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (18.87%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.83%) GitHub
4 3 (2.83%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.83%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.83%) Route 53
5 1 (0.94%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.94%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 13 (12.26%) HTTP
3 11 (10.38%) DNS
4 6 (5.66%) Internet
4 6 (5.66%) SSL
4 6 (5.66%) WAN
5 5 (4.72%) FCoE
5 5 (4.72%) iSCSI
5 5 (4.72%) LDAP
5 5 (4.72%) SAN
5 5 (4.72%) TETRA
6 4 (3.77%) Firewall
7 3 (2.83%) ICMP
7 3 (2.83%) SMTP
8 2 (1.89%) X.500
9 1 (0.94%) NAS
9 1 (0.94%) Network Security
9 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.55%) TimesTen
3 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.72%) MySQL
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.83%) PowerCenter
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.89%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (32.08%) Jenkins
2 33 (31.13%) Git (software)
3 29 (27.36%) Subversion
4 28 (26.42%) Maven
4 28 (26.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (20.75%) JIRA
6 7 (6.60%) Ant
6 7 (6.60%) Selenium
7 3 (2.83%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.83%) Gatling
7 3 (2.83%) Gradle
7 3 (2.83%) Grunt
7 3 (2.83%) gulp
7 3 (2.83%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.83%) JUnit
7 3 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.83%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.83%) Sublime Text
8 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
1 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (19.81%) Unix Engineer
3 15 (14.15%) Design Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Consultant
4 13 (12.26%) Solaris Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Lead DevOps
6 9 (8.49%) Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) DevOps Consultant
7 7 (6.60%) DevOps Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Architect
8 6 (5.66%) Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Head of DevOps
8 6 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Operational Support Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Operations Support Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Informatica Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) Middleware
2 10 (9.43%) .NET
3 4 (3.77%) Ajax
3 4 (3.77%) CSS
3 4 (3.77%) HTML
3 4 (3.77%) J2EE
3 4 (3.77%) Servlets
3 4 (3.77%) XML
4 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.83%) CGI
4 3 (2.83%) FastCGI
4 3 (2.83%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.83%) jQuery
4 3 (2.83%) Node.js
4 3 (2.83%) RESTful
5 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.89%) Lucene
5 2 (1.89%) XSL
5 2 (1.89%) XSLT
6 1 (0.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.83%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 75 (70.75%) Linux
2 50 (47.17%) Unix
2 50 (47.17%) Windows
3 31 (29.25%) Solaris
4 16 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.38%) HPUX
6 7 (6.60%) AIX
7 6 (5.66%) SUSE
7 6 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.94%) CentOS
9 1 (0.94%) Debian
9 1 (0.94%) Fedora
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.45%) DevOps
2 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (26.42%) Configuration Management
5 20 (18.87%) ERP
5 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
6 18 (16.98%) Open Source
6 18 (16.98%) Scrum
7 17 (16.04%) SDLC
8 16 (15.09%) Kanban
9 14 (13.21%) Migration
9 14 (13.21%) Server Virtualisation
9 14 (13.21%) SOA
9 14 (13.21%) TDD
10 12 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (10.38%) Mentoring
12 10 (9.43%) Load Balancing
13 9 (8.49%) Task Automation
13 9 (8.49%) Validation
14 8 (7.55%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (73.58%) Python
2 34 (32.08%) Korn
3 27 (25.47%) Bash Shell
4 24 (22.64%) Java
5 21 (19.81%) Ruby
6 19 (17.92%) SQL
7 17 (16.04%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.43%) C#
9 8 (7.55%) AWK
9 8 (7.55%) sed
10 7 (6.60%) C++
11 6 (5.66%) C-shell
11 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.77%) C
12 4 (3.77%) Go
12 4 (3.77%) Groovy
12 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.83%) Haskell
13 3 (2.83%) PHP
13 3 (2.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.89%) CDISC
1 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.89%) GxP
1 2 (1.89%) HL7
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) GCP
2 1 (0.94%) JTAG
2 1 (0.94%) MISRA
System Software
1 29 (27.36%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (18.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (16.04%) Docker
4 11 (10.38%) Samba
5 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.83%) KVM
5 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.94%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (37.74%) Puppet
2 16 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (13.21%) ZABBIX
4 9 (8.49%) Ansible
5 5 (4.72%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.83%) Grafana
6 3 (2.83%) Kibana
6 3 (2.83%) Mesos
7 2 (1.89%) Terraform
8 1 (0.94%) FTK
8 1 (0.94%) logstash
8 1 (0.94%) OpenView
8 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (54.72%) Oracle
2 30 (28.30%) Sun
3 23 (21.70%) Red Hat
4 22 (20.75%) Veritas
5 21 (19.81%) SAP
6 14 (13.21%) HP
7 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.55%) Comptel
8 8 (7.55%) Remedy
9 6 (5.66%) Google
10 4 (3.77%) Cisco
10 4 (3.77%) F5
10 4 (3.77%) VMware
11 3 (2.83%) Informatica
12 2 (1.89%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.89%) PlateSpin
13 1 (0.94%) Opsware
13 1 (0.94%) Pega
13 1 (0.94%) Siemens
13 1 (0.94%) webMethods