Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 144 84
Rank change year-on-year -46 -60 +26
Contract jobs citing Perl 65 104 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 1.52% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 2.96% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 88 148
City of London median daily rate £525 £555 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +9.63% +6.58%
10th Percentile £394 £413 £336
90th Percentile £628 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
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 3,752 3,516 3,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.68% 51.50% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,144 2,846 2,761
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £461
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.52% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 12
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -21.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.74 £16.81
90th Percentile £54.38 £32.30 £56.68
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.33% -21.82% +10.00%

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 26 September 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

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
London Bridge - 1 £620 -
Perl
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 50 (76.92%) Python
2 28 (43.08%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) Finance
4 22 (33.85%) SQL
4 22 (33.85%) Unix
5 20 (30.77%) Banking
6 19 (29.23%) Java
7 16 (24.62%) Ruby
7 16 (24.62%) Bash Shell
8 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (20.00%) Puppet
9 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 13 (20.00%) Ansible
10 12 (18.46%) DevOps
10 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.46%) Oracle
10 12 (18.46%) Front Office
11 11 (16.92%) MySQL
11 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
12 10 (15.38%) Windows
13 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
13 9 (13.85%) Docker
14 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
14 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (12.31%) Migration
15 7 (10.77%) Web Services
15 7 (10.77%) PHP
15 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL

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 7 (10.77%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) nginx
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (3.08%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.54%) Kondor
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) GitHub
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.08%) Datadog
6 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.08%) IaaS
6 2 (3.08%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.08%) PaaS
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) Junos
3 5 (7.69%) DHCP
3 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.15%) MPLS
4 4 (6.15%) Network Security
5 3 (4.62%) BGP
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.62%) Internet
5 3 (4.62%) LAN
5 3 (4.62%) OSPF
5 3 (4.62%) SSL
5 3 (4.62%) WAN
5 3 (4.62%) Wireless
5 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.08%) HTTP
6 2 (3.08%) ISDN
6 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) MySQL
2 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.15%) Redis
6 3 (4.62%) DB2
6 3 (4.62%) Hazelcast
6 3 (4.62%) InfluxDB
7 2 (3.08%) Aerospike
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.08%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.08%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (3.08%) VLDB
8 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) Robot Framework
4 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.62%) GitLab
5 3 (4.62%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.08%) JIRA
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.08%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.54%) Ant
7 1 (1.54%) JBehave
7 1 (1.54%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 12 (18.46%) Front Office
4 6 (9.23%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.15%) Retail
6 3 (4.62%) Marketing
7 2 (3.08%) Back Office
7 2 (3.08%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Publishing
8 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Perl Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) DBA
6 3 (4.62%) Developer in Test
6 3 (4.62%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (10.77%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) Middleware
3 5 (7.69%) LAMP
3 5 (7.69%) REST
3 5 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 5 (7.69%) XML
4 4 (6.15%) YAML
5 3 (4.62%) Django
5 3 (4.62%) Jinja
5 3 (4.62%) JMS
5 3 (4.62%) Kafka
5 3 (4.62%) Sensu
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
5 3 (4.62%) Spring
6 2 (3.08%) Catalyst
6 2 (3.08%) CGI
6 2 (3.08%) FastCGI
6 2 (3.08%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.08%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.15%) Equities
2 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
2 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.08%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) DataPower
5 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Tandem
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Linux
2 22 (33.85%) Unix
3 10 (15.38%) Windows
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Solaris
4 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (1.54%) Debian
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (18.46%) DevOps
2 8 (12.31%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.69%) Change Management
5 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.15%) Change Control
6 4 (6.15%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (6.15%) Microservices
6 4 (6.15%) Network Management
6 4 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) Python
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 19 (29.23%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) Bash Shell
4 16 (24.62%) Ruby
5 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.77%) PHP
6 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.23%) Korn
8 4 (6.15%) Go
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.62%) C
10 2 (3.08%) C#
10 2 (3.08%) C++
11 1 (1.54%) AWK
11 1 (1.54%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.54%) Groovy
11 1 (1.54%) Java 8
11 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CCA
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) MCSA
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) OCP
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (3.08%) NIST 800
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) MiFID
2 1 (1.54%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.08%) OpenAM
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.08%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Gluster
4 1 (1.54%) iptables
4 1 (1.54%) KVM
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Ansible
1 13 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (10.77%) Kubernetes
3 6 (9.23%) Nagios
3 6 (9.23%) Terraform
4 5 (7.69%) Kibana
4 5 (7.69%) logstash
5 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (6.15%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.62%) Pingdom
6 3 (4.62%) Uchiwa
7 2 (3.08%) CASB
7 2 (3.08%) Consul
7 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
7 2 (3.08%) Grafana
7 2 (3.08%) Graphite
7 2 (3.08%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (3.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
2 6 (9.23%) Juniper
3 5 (7.69%) New Relic
3 5 (7.69%) Splunk
4 4 (6.15%) Google
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Sun
4 4 (6.15%) Sybase
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) Adobe
5 3 (4.62%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.62%) CA
5 3 (4.62%) F5
5 3 (4.62%) hybris
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) PagerDuty
5 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.62%) Reuters
6 2 (3.08%) CyberArk