Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 187 109
Rank change year-on-year -26 -78 +10
Contract jobs citing Perl 82 106 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.93% 1.15% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 2.19% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 86 137
Central London median daily rate £550 £508 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.37% +6.84% -
10th Percentile £325 £364 £313
90th Percentile £672 £663 £675
London median daily rate £550 £505 £475
% change year-on-year +8.91% +6.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
London median hourly rate £47.83 £20.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +133.32% -56.38% +58.57%

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 4,583 4,834 3,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 51.70% 52.47% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,651 4,057 2,914
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 3
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +9.02%
10th Percentile £18.43 £14.65 £26.92
90th Percentile £62.60 £67.50 £35.95
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - -20.45% +69.23%

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 22 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Central London over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 April 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 -13 59 £513 +2.50% 6
City of Westminster 0 10 £600 -20.00%
West End of London -18 1 £750 +36.36%
Perl
London

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 61 (74.39%) Python
2 39 (47.56%) Linux
3 33 (40.24%) Unix
4 32 (39.02%) SQL
5 31 (37.80%) Java
6 25 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (24.39%) Finance
8 18 (21.95%) Ruby
8 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
9 17 (20.73%) Oracle
9 17 (20.73%) Windows
9 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
9 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
9 17 (20.73%) DevOps
10 16 (19.51%) Puppet
11 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
11 15 (18.29%) Degree
11 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (18.29%) Ansible
12 13 (15.85%) Terraform
12 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (15.85%) Firewall
13 12 (14.63%) PHP
13 12 (14.63%) ITIL
13 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
14 11 (13.41%) Test Automation
14 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (13.41%) Docker
14 11 (13.41%) Kubernetes
14 11 (13.41%) Banking

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 6 (7.32%) Apache
2 5 (6.10%) Confluence
3 4 (4.88%) JBoss
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.44%) nginx
5 2 (2.44%) SAS
5 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) SPSS
3 1 (1.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Global One
1 1 (1.22%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.10%) GitHub
4 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.66%) Office 365
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 2 (2.44%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.44%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) SaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Apigee
6 1 (1.22%) Datadog
6 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) Internet
2 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.32%) LAN
3 6 (7.32%) WAN
4 5 (6.10%) BGP
4 5 (6.10%) MPLS
4 5 (6.10%) OSPF
4 5 (6.10%) VPN
4 5 (6.10%) Wireshark
5 4 (4.88%) Network Security
5 4 (4.88%) SAN
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.66%) DHCP
6 3 (3.66%) DNS
6 3 (3.66%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.66%) Multicast
6 3 (3.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.32%) Big Data
2 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.32%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.66%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.54%) JIRA
4 6 (7.32%) GoCD
4 6 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.10%) Maven
5 5 (6.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.10%) Subversion
6 4 (4.88%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.44%) GitLab
8 2 (2.44%) Hudson
8 2 (2.44%) JUnit
8 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.44%) Selenium
8 2 (2.44%) Spinnaker
9 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Front Office
4 5 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Billing
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Developer
2 8 (9.76%) DBA
2 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Administrator
5 4 (4.88%) Consultant
5 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (4.88%) Perl Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Security Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) DevOps Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) HTML
2 5 (6.10%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (6.10%) REST
2 5 (6.10%) SOAP
2 5 (6.10%) Spring
3 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) Node.js
3 4 (4.88%) XML
4 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Camel
4 3 (3.66%) J2EE
4 3 (3.66%) JSON
5 2 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.44%) gRPC
5 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.44%) HTML5
5 2 (2.44%) Kafka
5 2 (2.44%) LDAP
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Equities
3 5 (6.10%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Derivative
6 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.44%) HACMP
6 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.22%) CMDB
7 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) Social Media
7 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Linux
2 33 (40.24%) Unix
3 17 (20.73%) Windows
4 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.32%) Solaris
6 1 (1.22%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) DevOps
2 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
3 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.63%) ITIL
5 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
5 11 (13.41%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.20%) Analytics
6 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (8.54%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (8.54%) ETL
8 7 (8.54%) Migration
9 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.32%) Change Management
9 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.32%) Security Operations
9 6 (7.32%) Task Automation
9 6 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.10%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (74.39%) Python
2 32 (39.02%) SQL
3 31 (37.80%) Java
4 18 (21.95%) Ruby
4 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
5 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
6 12 (14.63%) PHP
7 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.10%) Scala
10 4 (4.88%) C#
10 4 (4.88%) C++
10 4 (4.88%) Go
11 3 (3.66%) C
11 3 (3.66%) Groovy
12 2 (2.44%) AWK
12 2 (2.44%) R
12 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.22%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (6.10%) CCNP
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Avaya Certification
5 3 (3.66%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) CCIE
6 2 (2.44%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.22%) CEH
7 1 (1.22%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) OCA
7 1 (1.22%) OCP
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.22%) FedRAMP
4 1 (1.22%) FISMA
4 1 (1.22%) GDPR
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Firmware
4 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.44%) KVM
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Puppet
2 15 (18.29%) Ansible
3 13 (15.85%) Terraform
4 11 (13.41%) Kubernetes
4 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.54%) Rundeck
6 4 (4.88%) Kibana
7 3 (3.66%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (3.66%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.44%) Mesos
8 2 (2.44%) Packer
8 2 (2.44%) Salt
8 2 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.22%) Grafana
9 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) Atlassian
2 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.98%) VMware
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.54%) Sybase
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco
4 6 (7.32%) SaltStack
5 5 (6.10%) Dell
5 5 (6.10%) HP
5 5 (6.10%) Splunk
6 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.88%) Adobe
6 4 (4.88%) Avaya
6 4 (4.88%) New Relic
6 4 (4.88%) Sun
7 3 (3.66%) Aruba
7 3 (3.66%) hybris
7 3 (3.66%) StorageTek
7 3 (3.66%) Vertica