Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 185 105
Rank change year-on-year -39 -80 +14
Contract jobs citing Perl 79 106 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.85% 1.22% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 2.36% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 87 155
Central London median daily rate £531 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +18.92% -2.63%
10th Percentile £375 £385 £351
90th Percentile £625 £655 £670
London median daily rate £540 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -1.82% +15.79% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £20.50 £41.42 £36.25
% change year-on-year -50.50% +14.25% +22.30%

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 5,027 4,483 3,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 53.97% 51.70% 50.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,100 3,700 3,263
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £25.79 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.83% -6.23% +8.16%
10th Percentile £16.90 £16.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £63.70 £46.00 £55.19
London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.38 £33.87
% change year-on-year +18.52% -10.31% +37.58%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 -18 68 £525 -4.55% 43
City of Westminster -1 1 £550 +44.26%
Southwark -31 1 £620 +3.33%
Perl
London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 56 (70.89%) Python
2 42 (53.16%) Linux
3 32 (40.51%) Java
4 27 (34.18%) Unix
5 26 (32.91%) SQL
6 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (29.11%) DevOps
7 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
7 22 (27.85%) Ruby
8 21 (26.58%) Ansible
9 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
10 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
10 17 (21.52%) Banking
11 16 (20.25%) Finance
11 16 (20.25%) Oracle
11 16 (20.25%) Puppet
12 15 (18.99%) Terraform
12 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (16.46%) Firewall
14 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
14 12 (15.19%) MySQL
14 12 (15.19%) Docker
15 11 (13.92%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
16 10 (12.66%) GitHub
16 10 (12.66%) Bitbucket
16 10 (12.66%) Kubernetes
16 10 (12.66%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (12.66%) Apache

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 11 (13.92%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (12.66%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (5.06%) Confluence
6 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 3 (3.80%) JBoss
6 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.53%) Jetty
7 2 (2.53%) nginx
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.27%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.27%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.27%) SAS
8 1 (1.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.27%) Kondor
2 1 (1.27%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.66%) GitHub
4 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
6 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (5.06%) Datadog
6 4 (5.06%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.53%) IaaS
7 2 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (2.53%) Office 365
7 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.53%) PaaS
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.27%) Apigee
8 1 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Firewall
2 7 (8.86%) DHCP
2 7 (8.86%) DNS
2 7 (8.86%) VPN
3 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.33%) BGP
4 5 (6.33%) HTTP
4 5 (6.33%) LAN
4 5 (6.33%) OSPF
4 5 (6.33%) SSL
4 5 (6.33%) WAN
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.06%) Junos
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) IPsec
6 3 (3.80%) MPLS
6 3 (3.80%) Network Security
7 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) InfluxDB
4 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.06%) DB2
5 4 (5.06%) Redis
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.06%) SQLPlus
6 3 (3.80%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.53%) Aerospike
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.53%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) KDB
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
2 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.66%) Bitbucket
3 10 (12.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (10.13%) JIRA
5 6 (7.59%) Artifactory
5 6 (7.59%) GitLab
5 6 (7.59%) Maven
6 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.06%) Robot Framework
6 4 (5.06%) Selenium
6 4 (5.06%) Subversion
6 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.80%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (2.53%) Ant
8 2 (2.53%) GoCD
8 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.53%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (21.52%) Banking
2 16 (20.25%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Front Office
4 5 (6.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Perl Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Linux Scripter
8 2 (2.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (2.53%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Support
8 2 (2.53%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (8.86%) REST
2 7 (8.86%) Spring Boot
2 7 (8.86%) XML
3 6 (7.59%) SOAP
4 5 (6.33%) Sensu
4 5 (6.33%) Spring
4 5 (6.33%) Web Services
5 4 (5.06%) Kafka
6 3 (3.80%) .NET
6 3 (3.80%) CPAN
6 3 (3.80%) Django
6 3 (3.80%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) Java EE
6 3 (3.80%) Jinja
6 3 (3.80%) LAMP
6 3 (3.80%) Middleware
6 3 (3.80%) Node.js
6 3 (3.80%) RESTful
6 3 (3.80%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.53%) Equities
4 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.27%) DataPower
5 1 (1.27%) Derivative
5 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.27%) Fintech
5 1 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Linux
2 27 (34.18%) Unix
3 9 (11.39%) Windows
4 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.80%) CentOS
8 2 (2.53%) Debian
8 2 (2.53%) Solaris
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.27%) AIX
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) Fedora
9 1 (1.27%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) DevOps
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
4 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.13%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (10.13%) Migration
6 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL
7 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.59%) Microservices
7 6 (7.59%) Open Source
7 6 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.33%) Content Management
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) SDLC
8 5 (6.33%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.06%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) Python
2 32 (40.51%) Java
3 26 (32.91%) SQL
4 22 (27.85%) Ruby
5 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
6 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.33%) C
8 5 (6.33%) Go
9 4 (5.06%) C++
9 4 (5.06%) PHP
10 3 (3.80%) Korn
11 2 (2.53%) C#
12 1 (1.27%) AWK
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) Scala
12 1 (1.27%) VBA
12 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) CCA
5 1 (1.27%) CCSP
5 1 (1.27%) CEH
5 1 (1.27%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) EMIR
3 1 (1.27%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.27%) FISMA
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) MiFID
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Docker
2 4 (5.06%) VirtualBox
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) Firmware
3 2 (2.53%) KVM
3 2 (2.53%) Xen
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (26.58%) Ansible
2 16 (20.25%) Puppet
3 15 (18.99%) Terraform
4 10 (12.66%) Kubernetes
5 9 (11.39%) Nagios
6 8 (10.13%) Kibana
6 8 (10.13%) logstash
7 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (8.86%) ZABBIX
8 5 (6.33%) Pingdom
8 5 (6.33%) Uchiwa
9 4 (5.06%) Rundeck
9 4 (5.06%) Salt
10 3 (3.80%) Packer
11 2 (2.53%) Consul
11 2 (2.53%) Grafana
11 2 (2.53%) Graphite
11 2 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.39%) New Relic
4 8 (10.13%) Splunk
5 7 (8.86%) Google
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco
7 5 (6.33%) Adobe
7 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
7 5 (6.33%) hybris
7 5 (6.33%) Juniper
7 5 (6.33%) PagerDuty
7 5 (6.33%) Sybase
8 4 (5.06%) F5
8 4 (5.06%) IBM
8 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.06%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.06%) VMware
9 3 (3.80%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.53%) Meraki