Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 123 152
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 55 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.16% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.73% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 18
West Midlands median daily rate £530 £496 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +32.15% -1.64%
10th Percentile £464 £320 £263
90th Percentile £575 £618 £533
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.71 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.28% +4.67%

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 1,607 1,339 1,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.78% 31.02% 33.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 865 1,168
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.36 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +28.00% -6.87%
10th Percentile £17.71 £20.13 £13.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £73.13 £39.05
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -9 34 £530 -3.64% 2
Warwickshire - 12 £500 - 9
Birmingham -21 4 £475 +48.44% 2
Coventry -22 2 £550 -4.35% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 50 (90.91%) Python
2 46 (83.64%) Windows
3 38 (69.09%) Linux
3 38 (69.09%) DevOps
4 36 (65.45%) Puppet
5 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (60.00%) Jenkins
7 32 (58.18%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
8 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
9 28 (50.91%) Subversion
9 28 (50.91%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (47.27%) Ansible
10 26 (47.27%) Maven
10 26 (47.27%) Middleware
10 26 (47.27%) Deployment Automation
11 25 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (45.45%) Task Automation
11 25 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (43.64%) Sonatype Nexus
13 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (34.55%) Oracle
15 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
16 16 (29.09%) Unix
17 15 (27.27%) SDLC
18 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
19 13 (23.64%) Java
20 12 (21.82%) Firewall
20 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving

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 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) Confluence
3 5 (9.09%) JBoss
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) nginx
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.64%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (58.18%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.27%) GitHub
4 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) SNMP
3 10 (18.18%) LAN
3 10 (18.18%) MPLS
3 10 (18.18%) Network Security
3 10 (18.18%) VLAN
3 10 (18.18%) WAN
4 9 (16.36%) SAN
5 8 (14.55%) HTTP
6 7 (12.73%) SSL
7 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.64%) DNS
8 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.82%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
3 28 (50.91%) Subversion
4 26 (47.27%) Maven
5 24 (43.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (14.55%) JIRA
7 5 (9.09%) Ant
7 5 (9.09%) Selenium
8 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.27%) Gatling
8 4 (7.27%) Grunt
8 4 (7.27%) gulp
8 4 (7.27%) IntelliJ
8 4 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (7.27%) Sublime Text
9 3 (5.45%) CA Gen
9 3 (5.45%) GitLab
10 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) AWS DevOps
2 18 (32.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (20.00%) Architect
5 10 (18.18%) Security Architect
6 8 (14.55%) Administrator
6 8 (14.55%) AWS Administrator
6 8 (14.55%) Developer
6 8 (14.55%) DevOps Administrator
6 8 (14.55%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (14.55%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 6 (10.91%) Python Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Scala Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) Middleware
2 8 (14.55%) J2EE
3 5 (9.09%) JSON
3 5 (9.09%) XML
4 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.27%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.27%) jQuery
4 4 (7.27%) LAMP
4 4 (7.27%) Node.js
4 4 (7.27%) Servlets
5 3 (5.45%) CSS
5 3 (5.45%) Play Framework
5 3 (5.45%) REST
5 3 (5.45%) SOAP
6 2 (3.64%) Ajax
6 2 (3.64%) CGI
6 2 (3.64%) LDAP
6 2 (3.64%) Memcached
6 2 (3.64%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Linux
3 25 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (29.09%) Unix
5 6 (10.91%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.64%) CentOS
7 2 (3.64%) Debian
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) DevOps
2 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.91%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (47.27%) Deployment Automation
5 25 (45.45%) Task Automation
6 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
7 15 (27.27%) SDLC
8 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 11 (20.00%) Open Source
10 10 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (18.18%) Identity Management
10 10 (18.18%) Information Governance
10 10 (18.18%) Information Security
10 10 (18.18%) Network Design
10 10 (18.18%) Security Architecture
10 10 (18.18%) SIEM
11 9 (16.36%) ITIL
11 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Python
2 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) Ruby
5 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.91%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.09%) Groovy
7 5 (9.09%) Haskell
8 4 (7.27%) Scala
9 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.45%) VB
9 3 (5.45%) VB6
9 3 (5.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) CCNA
1 9 (16.36%) CCNP
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (16.36%) CISSP
1 9 (16.36%) SANS
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) NFS
3 2 (3.64%) Samba
3 2 (3.64%) Squid
3 2 (3.64%) Varnish
3 2 (3.64%) Xen
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (65.45%) Puppet
2 26 (47.27%) Ansible
3 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.91%) Terraform
4 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
5 4 (7.27%) Grafana
5 4 (7.27%) Kibana
6 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.64%) Nagios
7 2 (3.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
2 19 (34.55%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Google
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) webMethods
5 3 (5.45%) BEA
5 3 (5.45%) Informatica
5 3 (5.45%) Pega
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.64%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.64%) Splunk
6 2 (3.64%) WSO2
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe