Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 155 191
Rank change year-on-year +80 +36 -36
Contract jobs citing Perl 36 74 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 1.24% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 2.45% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 50
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £238 £425 £374
90th Percentile £639 £603 £631
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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 884 3,018 3,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.87% 50.55% 54.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 2,461 3,176
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £353 £398 £375
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.28 £29.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +22.80% +37.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.02 £17.70
90th Percentile £39.40 £55.18 £52.95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +43.18% -4.32%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Perl in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in the City of London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Perl in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 27 (75.00%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 18 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 15 (41.67%) Unix
6 14 (38.89%) Java
7 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 13 (36.11%) Firewall
8 12 (33.33%) Linux
9 10 (27.78%) Oracle
9 10 (27.78%) Puppet
9 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (27.78%) Docker
10 9 (25.00%) Kafka
10 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (25.00%) PHP
10 9 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (22.22%) Ruby
11 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 8 (22.22%) Windows
11 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 8 (22.22%) Netcool
11 8 (22.22%) SevOne
11 8 (22.22%) SaltStack
11 8 (22.22%) AppDynamics
11 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (22.22%) Neo4j
11 8 (22.22%) Ansible
11 8 (22.22%) Elasticsearch

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 8 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Liferay
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon Cognito
4 4 (11.11%) IaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Apigee
5 2 (5.56%) GCP
5 2 (5.56%) GitHub
5 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.78%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) SNMP
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) BGP
3 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) MPLS
4 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) SMTP
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Neo4j
1 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.56%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.78%) HBase
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) GoCD
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (5.56%) Liquibase
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) VisualSVN
5 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.78%) GitLab
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) French Language
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) International Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) DBA
1 6 (16.67%) Developer
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
1 6 (16.67%) Sybase DBA
2 5 (13.89%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) CloudOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Kafka
2 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (13.89%) CORBA
4 4 (11.11%) REST
4 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) JDBC
5 3 (8.33%) ODBC
6 2 (5.56%) JAX-RS
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) Node.js
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) .NET
7 1 (2.78%) LAMP
7 1 (2.78%) LDAP
7 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Unix
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) Log Correlation
5 5 (13.89%) Open Source
5 5 (13.89%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (13.89%) SIEM
5 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Data Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) High Availability
6 4 (11.11%) Information Security
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Secure Coding
6 4 (11.11%) Security Management
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) PHP
5 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 8 (22.22%) Ruby
6 7 (19.44%) Korn
7 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (16.67%) C
8 5 (13.89%) C++
8 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
9 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 3 (8.33%) C#
11 2 (5.56%) Groovy
11 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) GCFA
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (27.78%) Puppet
3 8 (22.22%) Ansible
3 8 (22.22%) Netcool
4 4 (11.11%) Rundeck
4 4 (11.11%) Salt
5 2 (5.56%) Pacemaker
6 1 (2.78%) Nagios
6 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) AppDynamics
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.22%) SaltStack
2 8 (22.22%) SevOne
3 6 (16.67%) Sybase
4 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) EMC
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 2 (5.56%) RedGate
6 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.56%) Veritas
6 2 (5.56%) WSO2
7 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.78%) MapR
7 1 (2.78%) Splunk