The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 23 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 9.17% 1.61% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.87% 4.26% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Median daily rate £615 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +70.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £403 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £623 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 53 47 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.62% 37.90% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 55
Median daily rate £600 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Canary Wharf

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Perl.

1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Unix
3 15 (65.22%) Python
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (39.13%) Banking
7 9 (39.13%) Investment Banking
7 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
7 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
8 8 (34.78%) Sybase
9 7 (30.43%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 7 (30.43%) Puppet
9 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (26.09%) DevOps
10 6 (26.09%) Solaris
11 5 (21.74%) Migration
11 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
11 5 (21.74%) DHCP
11 5 (21.74%) NFS
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
11 5 (21.74%) High Availability
11 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
11 5 (21.74%) Open Source
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (21.74%) CMDB
11 5 (21.74%) Low Latency

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
2 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) S/MIME
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) KDB
4 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) JBehave
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Investment Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Perl Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Python Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Unix Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) KDB Developer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Unix Scripter
6 2 (8.70%) Unix Scripting Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (4.35%) GUI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (8.70%) J2SE
1 2 (8.70%) JMS
1 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) Lucene
2 1 (4.35%) Moose
2 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (21.74%) CMDB
2 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Unix
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) High Availability
4 5 (21.74%) High-Frequency Trading
4 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) Korn
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
7 1 (4.35%) sed
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) NFS
2 3 (13.04%) GPFS
2 3 (13.04%) LXC
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Ansible
3 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.35%) FTK
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 8 (34.78%) Sybase
3 4 (17.39%) SaltStack
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Google
4 3 (13.04%) SevOne
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Nuix
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Sencha
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas