Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 178 215
Rank change year-on-year +60 +37 -79
Contract jobs citing Perl 32 104 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.20% 1.24% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.47% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 63 69
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £450 £385 £335
90th Percentile £714 £650 £628
London median daily rate £478 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -13.09% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% - -
London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.83 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.73% +133.32% -52.87%

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 1,322 4,209 4,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.55% 50.33% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 3,417 3,984
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%
10th Percentile £26.60 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.10 £59.05 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +7.59% +5.33%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Central London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Perl in Central London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in Central London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in Central London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in Central London.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +46 22 £513 +2.50% 7
City of Westminster +19 3 £600 -
West End of London - 1 £550 -
Perl
London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 18 (56.25%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) DevOps
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
7 10 (31.25%) Windows
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
8 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (25.00%) Puppet
9 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (25.00%) AWS
9 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (25.00%) Kubernetes
9 8 (25.00%) Sybase
9 8 (25.00%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (21.88%) C
10 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (21.88%) Banking
10 7 (21.88%) Korn
10 7 (21.88%) IaaS
10 7 (21.88%) Analytics
10 7 (21.88%) Ansible
10 7 (21.88%) Docker
10 7 (21.88%) Git (software)

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 2 (6.25%) Confluence
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Liferay
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) AWS
2 7 (21.88%) IaaS
3 3 (9.38%) Apigee
3 3 (9.38%) Azure
3 3 (9.38%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Serverless
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Functions
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Datadog
5 1 (3.13%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) SNMP
3 1 (3.13%) SSH
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
3 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.25%) Base SAS
7 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (6.25%) MySQL
7 2 (6.25%) Pentaho
7 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (6.25%) Power BI
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.25%) CircleCI
5 2 (6.25%) GitLab
5 2 (6.25%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (6.25%) Liquibase
5 2 (6.25%) Travis CI
5 2 (6.25%) VisualSVN
6 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) International Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) DBA
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
1 6 (18.75%) Sybase DBA
2 4 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) JDBC
2 3 (9.38%) ODBC
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) JAX-RS
3 2 (6.25%) Kafka
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) Java SE
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.13%) OAuth
4 1 (3.13%) OpenID
4 1 (3.13%) SAML
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Unix
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Debian
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Open Source
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Data Management
6 4 (12.50%) High Availability
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Security Management
7 3 (9.38%) Data Development
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) Database Security
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) C
4 7 (21.88%) Korn
4 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.38%) C#
8 3 (9.38%) C++
8 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (6.25%) Groovy
9 2 (6.25%) SAS Macro
10 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Ansible
3 6 (18.75%) Salt
4 4 (12.50%) Terraform
5 2 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (6.25%) Pacemaker
6 1 (3.13%) Istio
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.00%) Sybase
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) RedGate
5 4 (12.50%) SaltStack
6 3 (9.38%) EMC
6 3 (9.38%) MuleSoft
6 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.25%) Micro Focus
7 2 (6.25%) Veritas
7 2 (6.25%) WSO2
8 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) New Relic
8 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk