The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 June 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 31
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.38% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.16% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £650 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +56.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 44 86 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 37.29% 32.95% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 55
Median daily rate £400 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Suffolk

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Perl.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT