Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 15 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 119 189
Rank change year-on-year -16 +70 -72
Contract jobs citing Perl 75 70 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.45% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 4.69% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 12
West Midlands median daily rate £513 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £308 £334 £315
90th Percentile £560 £675 £500
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -5.13%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,806 1,494 2,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.04% 31.04% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,113 964 1,225
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 62
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +29.29% +0.18%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.32 £13.83
90th Percentile £57.55 £50.75 £42.48
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Shropshire -11 64 £510 -7.27% 3
Warwickshire +6 4 £513 +36.67%
Staffordshire -9 2 - - 4
Coventry -23 1 £363 -36.96% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 62 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (77.33%) Python
3 54 (72.00%) Windows
3 54 (72.00%) DevOps
4 52 (69.33%) Jenkins
5 51 (68.00%) Puppet
5 51 (68.00%) Linux
5 51 (68.00%) Git (software)
6 49 (65.33%) Configuration Management
7 39 (52.00%) Test Automation
8 37 (49.33%) Open Source
9 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (41.33%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (41.33%) Java
11 30 (40.00%) Ansible
12 29 (38.67%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (38.67%) Maven
12 29 (38.67%) Scrum
13 28 (37.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (37.33%) Middleware
13 28 (37.33%) Red Hat
13 28 (37.33%) Deployment Automation
13 28 (37.33%) Sonatype Nexus
14 27 (36.00%) Docker
14 27 (36.00%) Unix
14 27 (36.00%) Subversion
15 24 (32.00%) ZABBIX
16 23 (30.67%) Ruby
16 23 (30.67%) Oracle
16 23 (30.67%) Process Improvement

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 19 (25.33%) nginx
1 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
2 16 (21.33%) WebLogic
3 10 (13.33%) Confluence
4 7 (9.33%) Apache
4 7 (9.33%) JBoss
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (29.33%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (25.33%) GitHub
3 19 (25.33%) Google Analytics
4 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.33%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.33%) NuGet
5 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) HTTP
1 19 (25.33%) SSL
1 19 (25.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.33%) VLAN
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) MPLS
3 4 (5.33%) Network Security
3 4 (5.33%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) SNMP
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
4 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) MongoDB
1 19 (25.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Bigtable
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (69.33%) Jenkins
2 51 (68.00%) Git (software)
3 29 (38.67%) Maven
4 28 (37.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 27 (36.00%) Subversion
6 21 (28.00%) Ant
7 20 (26.67%) Selenium
8 19 (25.33%) Cucumber
8 19 (25.33%) Gatling
8 19 (25.33%) Grunt
8 19 (25.33%) gulp
8 19 (25.33%) IntelliJ
8 19 (25.33%) Karma Test Runner
8 19 (25.33%) Sublime Text
9 12 (16.00%) Bitbucket
10 11 (14.67%) JIRA
10 11 (14.67%) JUnit
11 8 (10.67%) RSpec
12 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
13 3 (4.00%) CA Gen
General
1 4 (5.33%) Automotive
2 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (28.00%) AWS DevOps
2 21 (28.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 21 (28.00%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Mainframe Developer
6 6 (8.00%) COBOL Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.33%) Build and Release Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 1 (1.33%) Scala Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) Middleware
2 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
2 19 (25.33%) Gherkin
2 19 (25.33%) J2EE
2 19 (25.33%) jQuery
2 19 (25.33%) Node.js
2 19 (25.33%) Servlets
3 15 (20.00%) CSS
4 12 (16.00%) RESTful
5 11 (14.67%) Spring
6 8 (10.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (9.33%) EJB
7 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
7 7 (9.33%) HTML
7 7 (9.33%) HTML5
7 7 (9.33%) J2SE
7 7 (9.33%) JSON
7 7 (9.33%) REST
7 7 (9.33%) SOAP
7 7 (9.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 51 (68.00%) Linux
3 28 (37.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (36.00%) Unix
5 19 (25.33%) Ubuntu
6 9 (12.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (72.00%) DevOps
3 49 (65.33%) Configuration Management
4 39 (52.00%) Test Automation
5 37 (49.33%) Open Source
6 31 (41.33%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (38.67%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (38.67%) Scrum
8 28 (37.33%) Deployment Automation
9 23 (30.67%) Process Improvement
10 22 (29.33%) Task Automation
11 21 (28.00%) Kanban
11 21 (28.00%) SOA
11 21 (28.00%) Test Strategy
12 19 (25.33%) Analytics
12 19 (25.33%) Microservices
13 13 (17.33%) TDD
14 11 (14.67%) Problem Management
15 10 (13.33%) SDLC
16 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (77.33%) Python
2 31 (41.33%) Java
3 23 (30.67%) Ruby
4 20 (26.67%) Groovy
5 19 (25.33%) C#
5 19 (25.33%) Haskell
5 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (25.33%) SQL
6 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
7 12 (16.00%) PL/SQL
8 9 (12.00%) COBOL
9 7 (9.33%) Scala
10 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) CCNA
1 4 (5.33%) CCNP
1 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.33%) CISSP
1 4 (5.33%) SANS
1 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (36.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (68.00%) Puppet
2 30 (40.00%) Ansible
3 24 (32.00%) ZABBIX
4 19 (25.33%) Grafana
4 19 (25.33%) Kibana
5 3 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.00%) Nagios
5 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.67%) Terraform
7 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Red Hat
2 23 (30.67%) Oracle
3 21 (28.00%) Google
4 13 (17.33%) webMethods
5 9 (12.00%) BEA
6 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.00%) Adobe
7 3 (4.00%) Informatica
7 3 (4.00%) Pega
7 3 (4.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.33%) IBM