Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 131 98
Rank change year-on-year -46 -33 +34
Contract jobs citing Perl 78 119 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 1.85% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 3.68% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 144
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.53% +0.91%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £326
90th Percentile £611 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,740 3,237 3,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.12% 50.23% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,124 2,608 2,762
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £453
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.50% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +21.01% -24.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £17.83
90th Percentile £38.47 £36.73 £54.60
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +28.87% -21.58%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the City of London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the City of London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the City of London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 55 (70.51%) Python
2 29 (37.18%) Finance
3 27 (34.62%) Unix
4 25 (32.05%) Linux
5 22 (28.21%) Banking
5 22 (28.21%) Bash Shell
6 21 (26.92%) SQL
7 20 (25.64%) Java
8 18 (23.08%) Oracle
9 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (20.51%) DevOps
10 16 (20.51%) Windows
11 13 (16.67%) Ruby
11 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 12 (15.38%) Puppet
12 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.10%) PHP
13 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
13 11 (14.10%) Korn
13 11 (14.10%) Migration
13 11 (14.10%) Front Office
13 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
13 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
13 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
14 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
14 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (12.82%) Firewall
14 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.82%) Change Management
14 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
3 4 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) Kondor
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.28%) Datadog
5 1 (1.28%) G Suite
5 1 (1.28%) GitHub
5 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Firewall
2 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) Network Security
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) MPLS
5 4 (5.13%) SAN
5 4 (5.13%) SSL
5 4 (5.13%) WAN
5 4 (5.13%) Wireless
5 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.85%) BGP
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (3.85%) DWDM
6 3 (3.85%) HTTP
6 3 (3.85%) Internet
6 3 (3.85%) ISDN
6 3 (3.85%) OSPF
6 3 (3.85%) SNMP
6 3 (3.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.54%) MySQL
4 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.69%) Big Data
6 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Kudu
8 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.56%) DB2
8 2 (2.56%) InfluxDB
8 2 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (2.56%) VLDB
9 1 (1.28%) DataStage
9 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.28%) OLAP
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.28%) Ant
5 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.28%) Toad
5 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (37.18%) Finance
2 22 (28.21%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Front Office
4 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Back Office
6 2 (2.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Administrator
2 10 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) DBA
4 7 (8.97%) Perl Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Hadoop Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.41%) HTML
2 5 (6.41%) LAMP
3 4 (5.13%) CSS
3 4 (5.13%) Middleware
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.85%) LDAP
4 3 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.85%) REST
4 3 (3.85%) XML
5 2 (2.56%) FastCGI
5 2 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.56%) JMS
5 2 (2.56%) Kafka
5 2 (2.56%) OAuth
5 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.56%) Sensu
5 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.41%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Equities
3 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
5 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Unix
2 25 (32.05%) Linux
3 16 (20.51%) Windows
4 6 (7.69%) Solaris
5 4 (5.13%) AIX
5 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.56%) DC/OS
6 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.28%) SUSE
7 1 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) DevOps
2 11 (14.10%) Migration
3 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.82%) Change Management
3 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.26%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.97%) Network Management
6 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.41%) Microservices
6 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.41%) SDLC
7 4 (5.13%) Content Management
7 4 (5.13%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (5.13%) ITIL
7 4 (5.13%) Project Management
7 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (5.13%) TDD
8 3 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) Python
2 22 (28.21%) Bash Shell
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 20 (25.64%) Java
5 13 (16.67%) Ruby
6 11 (14.10%) Korn
6 11 (14.10%) PHP
6 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.97%) C#
8 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.13%) C
10 2 (2.56%) C++
10 2 (2.56%) Groovy
11 1 (1.28%) AWK
11 1 (1.28%) Go
11 1 (1.28%) VB
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) CCA
3 1 (1.28%) CCNP
3 1 (1.28%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.28%) MCSA
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) OCP
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (2.56%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.28%) GCP
2 1 (1.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.85%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (2.56%) HDFS
3 2 (2.56%) NFS
3 2 (2.56%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Gluster
4 1 (1.28%) iptables
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Puppet
2 8 (10.26%) Terraform
3 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.13%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) Kibana
4 4 (5.13%) Nagios
4 4 (5.13%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.85%) Pingdom
5 3 (3.85%) RSA Archer
6 2 (2.56%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.56%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (2.56%) logstash
6 2 (2.56%) Mesos
6 2 (2.56%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.56%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Sybase
3 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.26%) Sun
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) CyberArk
5 5 (6.41%) Splunk
6 4 (5.13%) Adobe
6 4 (5.13%) F5
6 4 (5.13%) Hitachi
6 4 (5.13%) hybris
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.13%) New Relic
6 4 (5.13%) Reuters
6 4 (5.13%) VMware
7 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.85%) NetScout
7 3 (3.85%) Opsware
7 3 (3.85%) Veritas