Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 215 139
Rank change year-on-year +42 -76 -36
Contract jobs citing Perl 106 84 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.27% 0.91% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 1.72% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 111
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £363
90th Percentile £650 £625 £675
London median daily rate £550 £525 £523
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.48% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
London median hourly rate £47.83 £20.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +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 4,207 4,872 3,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.29% 53.02% 50.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,407 4,005 3,078
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +10.74%
10th Percentile £394 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 15
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +49.18%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.50 £13.32
90th Percentile £59.05 £64.50 £44.65
London median hourly rate £42.31 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.47% -2.50% +46.08%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +45 87 £500 -4.76% 41
City of Westminster -3 9 £600 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 - 1
Perl
London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 71 (66.98%) Python
2 58 (54.72%) Linux
3 37 (34.91%) SQL
4 34 (32.08%) Unix
4 34 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (31.13%) Java
6 32 (30.19%) Finance
7 27 (25.47%) DevOps
8 25 (23.58%) Windows
9 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
9 22 (20.75%) ITIL
9 22 (20.75%) Bash Shell
9 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
10 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (18.87%) Ruby
11 20 (18.87%) Oracle
11 20 (18.87%) Jenkins
12 19 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
13 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
14 16 (15.09%) Computer Science
14 16 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (15.09%) Splunk
15 15 (14.15%) Degree
15 15 (14.15%) JSON
15 15 (14.15%) JIRA
15 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
15 15 (14.15%) Sybase
16 14 (13.21%) Web Services
16 14 (13.21%) Maven

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 9 (8.49%) Confluence
2 6 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
3 4 (3.77%) SAS
3 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.83%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) JBoss
4 3 (2.83%) Jetty
4 3 (2.83%) nginx
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) SPSS
3 1 (0.94%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.43%) GitHub
4 8 (7.55%) Datadog
5 7 (6.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.77%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.77%) npm
7 4 (3.77%) Office 365
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Flow
8 3 (2.83%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.83%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.89%) IaaS
9 2 (1.89%) PaaS
9 2 (1.89%) SaaS
10 1 (0.94%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) Internet
1 11 (10.38%) VPN
2 8 (7.55%) Firewall
2 8 (7.55%) LAN
3 7 (6.60%) BGP
3 7 (6.60%) WAN
4 5 (4.72%) OSPF
5 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.77%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.83%) HTTP
6 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.83%) NAS
6 3 (2.83%) Network Security
6 3 (2.83%) SAN
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.89%) IPsec
7 2 (1.89%) SSH
7 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.49%) MySQL
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.66%) Big Data
5 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.77%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.83%) BigQuery
8 3 (2.83%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.15%) JIRA
4 14 (13.21%) Maven
5 10 (9.43%) Subversion
6 9 (8.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.72%) MSBuild
8 4 (3.77%) GoCD
8 4 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.83%) Ant
9 3 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.83%) JUnit
9 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.83%) Selenium
10 2 (1.89%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.89%) Hudson
10 2 (1.89%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.89%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Front Office
5 3 (2.83%) Law
6 2 (1.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (20.75%) Developer
1 22 (20.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (9.43%) DBA
3 8 (7.55%) Analyst
3 8 (7.55%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (6.60%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.66%) Linux Support
5 6 (5.66%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (4.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (4.72%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (3.77%) ETL Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (3.77%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) JSON
2 14 (13.21%) Web Services
3 13 (12.26%) Node.js
4 12 (11.32%) HTML
5 11 (10.38%) RESTful
6 9 (8.49%) Spring
7 8 (7.55%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (7.55%) Apache Camel
7 8 (7.55%) CSS
7 8 (7.55%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (4.72%) .NET
9 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.77%) HTML5
10 3 (2.83%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.83%) LDAP
10 3 (2.83%) React
10 3 (2.83%) STL
10 3 (2.83%) XML
11 2 (1.89%) JMS
11 2 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Equities
2 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.72%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (3.77%) User Experience
5 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.83%) Clustering
5 3 (2.83%) Derivative
5 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.89%) Blog
6 2 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.89%) HACMP
6 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.72%) Linux
2 34 (32.08%) Unix
3 25 (23.58%) Windows
4 16 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.49%) Solaris
6 3 (2.83%) CentOS
6 3 (2.83%) Debian
6 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.89%) Android
7 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.94%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) DevOps
2 22 (20.75%) ITIL
3 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
5 16 (15.09%) Computer Science
6 13 (12.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.32%) Open Source
8 11 (10.38%) Analytics
8 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.38%) Task Automation
8 11 (10.38%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Automation
10 9 (8.49%) ETL
10 9 (8.49%) Problem Management
10 9 (8.49%) Scrum
11 8 (7.55%) Kanban
11 8 (7.55%) Migration
12 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
12 7 (6.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.98%) Python
2 37 (34.91%) SQL
3 33 (31.13%) Java
4 22 (20.75%) Bash Shell
4 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.87%) Ruby
6 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.49%) AWK
7 9 (8.49%) Groovy
7 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.55%) Korn
8 8 (7.55%) Scala
9 7 (6.60%) C++
9 7 (6.60%) PHP
10 4 (3.77%) Go
10 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.83%) C
11 3 (2.83%) C#
11 3 (2.83%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) Degree
3 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.49%) RHCE
5 7 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.72%) AWS Certification
8 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.77%) OCA
8 4 (3.77%) OCP
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (2.83%) HNC
9 3 (2.83%) HND
10 2 (1.89%) CCIE
10 2 (1.89%) CCNP
10 2 (1.89%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.89%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.89%) MCSA
10 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) MiFID
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.89%) NIST
3 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Docker
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.83%) KVM
4 2 (1.89%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.94%) Xen
5 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (12.26%) Puppet
3 12 (11.32%) Ansible
4 9 (8.49%) Suricata
5 8 (7.55%) Terraform
6 6 (5.66%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.66%) Nagios
6 6 (5.66%) Salt
7 4 (3.77%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.77%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (3.77%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.89%) Check_MK
8 2 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.94%) Packer
9 1 (0.94%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.94%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Oracle
2 16 (15.09%) Splunk
3 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
3 15 (14.15%) Sybase
4 14 (13.21%) ServiceNow
5 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (8.49%) Qualys
7 7 (6.60%) VMware
8 6 (5.66%) Sun
9 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
9 5 (4.72%) Cisco
9 5 (4.72%) Perforce
10 4 (3.77%) BMC
10 4 (3.77%) Citrix
10 4 (3.77%) EMC
10 4 (3.77%) HP
10 4 (3.77%) Juniper
10 4 (3.77%) Remedy
10 4 (3.77%) Veritas
11 3 (2.83%) 3PAR