The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 125 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 389 469 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.83% 2.21% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 5.20% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 343 360
Average daily rate £475 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £586 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.64 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
Perl
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8966 9023 8871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.25% 42.59% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 6721 6317
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 77
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in London

Perl
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 53 £525 +10.52% 36
Harrow +1 4 £488 +50.00%
Ealing - 4 - -
Croydon -9 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £365 -
Docklands, London +4 1 £475 +10.65%
Wimbledon -2 1 £413 -2.94%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £435 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 545 (60.49%) Python
2 530 (58.82%) Linux
3 431 (47.84%) Unix
4 362 (40.18%) SQL
5 343 (38.07%) Java
6 259 (28.75%) Bash Shell
7 244 (27.08%) Finance
8 235 (26.08%) Oracle
9 231 (25.64%) DevOps
10 221 (24.53%) Puppet
11 214 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
12 200 (22.20%) Windows
13 196 (21.75%) Banking
14 193 (21.42%) Shell Script
15 178 (19.76%) Ruby
16 176 (19.53%) Git (software)
17 168 (18.65%) C++
18 147 (16.32%) MySQL
19 145 (16.09%) PHP
20 141 (15.65%) Jenkins
21 130 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
21 130 (14.43%) Red Hat
22 125 (13.87%) Apache
23 122 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
24 121 (13.43%) JavaScript
25 117 (12.99%) VMware
26 115 (12.76%) OO
27 113 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
28 112 (12.43%) Configuration Management
29 110 (12.21%) HTML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 125 (13.87%) Apache
2 93 (10.32%) Tomcat
3 52 (5.77%) JBoss
4 43 (4.77%) Node.js
5 38 (4.22%) nginx
6 32 (3.55%) WebSphere
7 27 (3.00%) Apache Spark
7 27 (3.00%) OpenStack
8 24 (2.66%) Confluence
9 20 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 19 (2.11%) IIS
11 18 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (1.66%) CMS
13 13 (1.44%) Apache Solr
14 11 (1.22%) SAS
15 10 (1.11%) Drupal
16 9 (1.00%) Alfresco
16 9 (1.00%) Jetty
17 8 (0.89%) Apache Pig
17 8 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.00%) MS Office
3 6 (0.67%) HipChat
4 5 (0.55%) SPSS
5 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.11%) Maple
6 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.89%) Oracle BRM
2 8 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.44%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.44%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) Kondor
5 2 (0.22%) Brady Trinity
5 2 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.11%) Global One
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 130 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.33%) GitHub
3 27 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.55%) PaaS
8 4 (0.44%) IaaS
8 4 (0.44%) SaaS
8 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.33%) Office 365
9 3 (0.33%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 96 (10.65%) TCP/IP
2 81 (8.99%) HTTP
3 68 (7.55%) DNS
4 62 (6.88%) SSL
5 55 (6.10%) LDAP
6 47 (5.22%) Firewall
7 39 (4.33%) Internet
8 27 (3.00%) SAN
9 23 (2.55%) VPN
10 22 (2.44%) SMTP
11 21 (2.33%) SSH
12 19 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (2.00%) SNMP
14 14 (1.55%) DHCP
14 14 (1.55%) FTP
14 14 (1.55%) IMAP
14 14 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (1.55%) X.509
15 13 (1.44%) iSCSI
15 13 (1.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (16.32%) MySQL
2 109 (12.10%) Relational Database
3 88 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
4 87 (9.66%) SQL Server
5 77 (8.55%) Oracle Database
6 64 (7.10%) MongoDB
7 44 (4.88%) NoSQL
8 43 (4.77%) Hadoop
9 37 (4.11%) Big Data
10 35 (3.88%) RDBMS
11 29 (3.22%) DB2
12 26 (2.89%) Jackrabbit
13 25 (2.77%) OLTP
14 23 (2.55%) Redis
15 22 (2.44%) Apache Hive
16 19 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (2.11%) HBase
17 14 (1.55%) KDB
18 13 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 176 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 141 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 95 (10.54%) Subversion
4 68 (7.55%) JIRA
5 61 (6.77%) Maven
6 47 (5.22%) Gradle
7 46 (5.11%) Ant
8 43 (4.77%) TeamCity
9 35 (3.88%) Eclipse
10 34 (3.77%) Selenium
11 27 (3.00%) Mockito
11 27 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 26 (2.89%) Hudson
13 19 (2.11%) Artifactory
14 18 (2.00%) ClearCase
14 18 (2.00%) Vagrant
15 17 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.89%) NetBeans
16 15 (1.66%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.66%) Gerrit
General
1 244 (27.08%) Finance
2 196 (21.75%) Banking
3 93 (10.32%) Investment Banking
4 82 (9.10%) Front Office
5 21 (2.33%) Retail
6 18 (2.00%) Billing
7 16 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.00%) Back Office
10 8 (0.89%) Advertising
10 8 (0.89%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) Publishing
12 2 (0.22%) Legal
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Marketing
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (29.30%) Developer
2 130 (14.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 76 (8.44%) Analyst
4 75 (8.32%) Administrator
4 75 (8.32%) Java Developer
5 67 (7.44%) Systems Administrator
6 60 (6.66%) Linux Engineer
7 52 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 51 (5.66%) Applications Support
9 49 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 49 (5.44%) Oracle Developer
10 48 (5.33%) Architect
11 42 (4.66%) C++ Developer
11 42 (4.66%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 41 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
12 41 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
13 38 (4.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 33 (3.66%) Unix Developer
15 30 (3.33%) Python Developer
16 29 (3.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (12.21%) HTML
2 104 (11.54%) Web Services
3 72 (7.99%) CSS
4 71 (7.88%) JSON
5 59 (6.55%) XML
6 56 (6.22%) .NET
7 54 (5.99%) LAMP
8 49 (5.44%) REST
9 43 (4.77%) Ajax
10 41 (4.55%) HTML5
11 40 (4.44%) CSS3
11 40 (4.44%) Spring
12 38 (4.22%) J2EE
13 36 (4.00%) AngularJS
14 33 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
15 32 (3.55%) STL
16 31 (3.44%) Middleware
17 26 (2.89%) LAPP Stack
18 24 (2.66%) Sensu
18 24 (2.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 59 (6.55%) Equities
3 46 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.44%) Derivative
5 35 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.55%) Clustering
6 32 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (3.55%) Fintech
7 31 (3.44%) Fixed Income
8 22 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (1.55%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.33%) Wiki
12 11 (1.22%) Biometrics
12 11 (1.22%) Statistics
12 11 (1.22%) User Experience
13 10 (1.11%) Internet of Things
13 10 (1.11%) Replication
14 9 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 530 (58.82%) Linux
2 431 (47.84%) Unix
3 200 (22.20%) Windows
4 109 (12.10%) Solaris
5 105 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (7.99%) CentOS
7 49 (5.44%) Ubuntu
8 48 (5.33%) Windows Server
9 36 (4.00%) AIX
10 21 (2.33%) SUSE
11 19 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 18 (2.00%) HPUX
13 17 (1.89%) Debian
13 17 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (1.22%) Mac OS X Server
15 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.67%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (25.64%) DevOps
2 214 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (12.76%) OO
4 113 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (12.43%) Configuration Management
6 101 (11.21%) Open Source
7 74 (8.21%) TDD
8 69 (7.66%) Performance Tuning
9 68 (7.55%) Release Management
9 68 (7.55%) SDLC
10 57 (6.33%) Software Engineering
11 54 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 54 (5.99%) Migration
12 53 (5.88%) Low Latency
13 51 (5.66%) High Availability
14 48 (5.33%) Scrum
15 45 (4.99%) BDD
16 40 (4.44%) Unit Testing
17 39 (4.33%) Web Operations
18 35 (3.88%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 545 (60.49%) Python
2 362 (40.18%) SQL
3 343 (38.07%) Java
4 259 (28.75%) Bash Shell
5 193 (21.42%) Shell Script
6 178 (19.76%) Ruby
7 168 (18.65%) C++
8 145 (16.09%) PHP
9 121 (13.43%) JavaScript
10 91 (10.10%) C#
11 87 (9.66%) PowerShell
12 76 (8.44%) C
13 57 (6.33%) PL/SQL
14 52 (5.77%) Scala
15 46 (5.11%) Korn
16 24 (2.66%) Groovy
17 19 (2.11%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.55%) C-shell
18 14 (1.55%) VB
18 14 (1.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 46 (5.11%) Degree
3 38 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.66%) AWS Certification
5 8 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.55%) CCNA
7 5 (0.55%) CCNP
8 4 (0.44%) RHCE
9 3 (0.33%) CEH
9 3 (0.33%) GIAC
9 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.33%) OCP
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.33%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.22%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.22%) GCED
10 2 (0.22%) GCFA
10 2 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.44%) QA
2 9 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.78%) MiFID
3 7 (0.78%) SLA
4 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.22%) SDET
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 87 (9.66%) Docker
2 66 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (5.44%) NFS
4 40 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 20 (2.22%) Samba
6 19 (2.11%) vCloud
7 17 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 17 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 13 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.33%) KVM
9 12 (1.33%) vSphere
10 10 (1.11%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.89%) iptables
13 6 (0.67%) Ceph
13 6 (0.67%) HDFS
13 6 (0.67%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.67%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.55%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.55%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 221 (24.53%) Puppet
2 122 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (10.65%) Ansible
4 47 (5.22%) Nagios
5 34 (3.77%) ZABBIX
6 31 (3.44%) logstash
7 30 (3.33%) Salt
8 29 (3.22%) Kibana
9 21 (2.33%) HAProxy
9 21 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
10 20 (2.22%) Kubernetes
11 18 (2.00%) Grafana
11 18 (2.00%) Uchiwa
12 13 (1.44%) Cacti
12 13 (1.44%) CFEngine
12 13 (1.44%) Control-M
13 10 (1.11%) WSUS
14 8 (0.89%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.78%) Rundeck
15 7 (0.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 235 (26.08%) Oracle
2 130 (14.43%) Red Hat
3 117 (12.99%) VMware
4 79 (8.77%) Sybase
5 49 (5.44%) IBM
6 48 (5.33%) Splunk
7 46 (5.11%) Veritas
8 41 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 39 (4.33%) Cisco
9 39 (4.33%) HP
10 32 (3.55%) Sun
11 27 (3.00%) EMC
11 27 (3.00%) Google
12 15 (1.66%) Dell
13 14 (1.55%) Teradata
14 13 (1.44%) Informatica
14 13 (1.44%) Murex
15 12 (1.33%) NetApp
16 11 (1.22%) Reuters
17 8 (0.89%) TIBCO
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