Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 12 December 2019 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 > Central London
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 220 179
Rank change year-on-year +40 -41 -72
Contract jobs citing Perl 74 81 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.05% 0.87% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 1.61% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 84
Central London median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +18.92%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £382
90th Percentile £594 £628 £659
London median daily rate £538 £538 £545
% change year-on-year - -1.38% +14.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £40.71
% change year-on-year +29.27% -49.64% +12.30%

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 Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,463 5,036 4,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.99% 53.90% 51.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,730 4,115 3,691
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 16
Central London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.09 £25.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.07% +43.83% -6.23%
10th Percentile £21.02 £16.90 £16.30
90th Percentile £55.18 £63.70 £46.00
London median hourly rate £42.06 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +16.82% +12.50% -3.56%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Central London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Central London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Central London over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Central London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Central London

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Central London region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
City of London +39 67 £500 -5.88% 21
City of Westminster -1 1 £500 -9.09%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
West End of London - 1 £500 -
Perl
London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 44 (59.46%) Python
2 32 (43.24%) Linux
3 28 (37.84%) SQL
4 23 (31.08%) AWS
5 22 (29.73%) DevOps
6 21 (28.38%) Bash Shell
6 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
7 19 (25.68%) JIRA
7 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (25.68%) ITIL
8 18 (24.32%) Ruby
8 18 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
9 17 (22.97%) Oracle
10 16 (21.62%) Configuration Management
10 16 (21.62%) JSON
11 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (20.27%) Java
12 14 (18.92%) Windows
13 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
13 13 (17.57%) Unix
13 13 (17.57%) Banking
13 13 (17.57%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (16.22%) Open Source
14 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
14 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.22%) Sybase
14 12 (16.22%) Finance
15 11 (14.86%) JavaScript

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (10.81%) Confluence
2 5 (6.76%) SAS
3 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.70%) CMS
5 2 (2.70%) Jetty
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.35%) Drupal
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) AWS
2 9 (12.16%) Datadog
3 8 (10.81%) GitHub
4 6 (8.11%) Azure
4 6 (8.11%) GCP
4 6 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Flow
5 4 (5.41%) Office 365
5 4 (5.41%) Power Platform
5 4 (5.41%) PowerApps
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.05%) npm
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.35%) AWS IoT
8 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.35%) Smartsheet
8 1 (1.35%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) VPN
2 7 (9.46%) Internet
3 6 (8.11%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (6.76%) Junos
4 5 (6.76%) NX-OS
4 5 (6.76%) WAN
5 4 (5.41%) Firewall
5 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.05%) SAN
7 2 (2.70%) BGP
7 2 (2.70%) H.323
7 2 (2.70%) HTTP
7 2 (2.70%) MGCP
7 2 (2.70%) OSPF
7 2 (2.70%) SSH
7 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (6.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (6.76%) BigQuery
6 5 (6.76%) MySQL
7 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.70%) DB2
9 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.35%) KDB
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) JIRA
2 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 13 (17.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (8.11%) Maven
5 5 (6.76%) Subversion
6 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.05%) Selenium
7 2 (2.70%) Ant
7 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.70%) FishEye
7 2 (2.70%) Gradle
7 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.70%) Leiningen
7 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (17.57%) Banking
2 12 (16.22%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Front Office
4 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.41%) Law
6 3 (4.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Developer
3 5 (6.76%) Applications Support
3 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 5 (6.76%) DBA
3 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (5.41%) Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Architect
4 4 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) ETL Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (5.41%) Senior DBA
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Support Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) JSON
2 8 (10.81%) HTML
2 8 (10.81%) Web Services
3 7 (9.46%) CSS
4 6 (8.11%) RESTful
4 6 (8.11%) Spring
5 5 (6.76%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (6.76%) Node.js
5 5 (6.76%) XML
6 4 (5.41%) .NET
6 4 (5.41%) HTML5
6 4 (5.41%) REST
7 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.05%) jQuery
7 3 (4.05%) React
7 3 (4.05%) Swagger
8 2 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.70%) Ajax
8 2 (2.70%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Equities
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Blog
3 3 (4.05%) Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) Derivative
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 18 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (18.92%) Windows
4 13 (17.57%) Unix
5 5 (6.76%) CentOS
6 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.41%) Solaris
7 3 (4.05%) Android
7 3 (4.05%) Debian
7 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) DevOps
2 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) ITIL
3 16 (21.62%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.22%) Open Source
5 11 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.86%) ETL
6 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.51%) Scrum
7 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Automation
8 8 (10.81%) Kanban
8 8 (10.81%) Runbook
8 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.46%) Analytics
9 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
9 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) Python
2 28 (37.84%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) Bash Shell
4 18 (24.32%) Ruby
5 15 (20.27%) Java
6 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.81%) PHP
7 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.76%) C++
9 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.76%) Scala
10 4 (5.41%) AWK
10 4 (5.41%) C#
10 4 (5.41%) Groovy
10 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.05%) C-shell
12 2 (2.70%) Clojure
12 2 (2.70%) ClojureScript
12 2 (2.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) RHCE
4 8 (10.81%) Degree
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.76%) OCA
5 5 (6.76%) OCP
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (5.41%) AWS Certification
7 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.05%) HNC
7 3 (4.05%) HND
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.70%) MCSA
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.76%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) MiFID
4 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.70%) NIST
4 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.76%) Docker
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (14.86%) Puppet
3 9 (12.16%) Ansible
3 9 (12.16%) Suricata
4 6 (8.11%) Data Guard
4 6 (8.11%) Terraform
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.41%) Salt
7 3 (4.05%) Nagios
8 2 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (2.70%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.35%) Check_MK
9 1 (1.35%) Grafana
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.35%) Packer
9 1 (1.35%) Pingdom
9 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Oracle
2 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
3 12 (16.22%) Sybase
4 11 (14.86%) ServiceNow
4 11 (14.86%) Splunk
5 9 (12.16%) Qualys
6 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 5 (6.76%) Citrix
7 5 (6.76%) Juniper
7 5 (6.76%) Sun
8 4 (5.41%) VMware
9 3 (4.05%) Cloudera
9 3 (4.05%) HP
10 2 (2.70%) BMC
10 2 (2.70%) F5
10 2 (2.70%) Hortonworks
10 2 (2.70%) IBM
10 2 (2.70%) SevOne
10 2 (2.70%) Veritas