Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 163 102
Rank change year-on-year -26 -61 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 63 92 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 1.29% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 2.46% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 129
City of London median daily rate £525 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +12.90%
10th Percentile £313 £413 £326
90th Percentile £633 £668 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
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 3,792 3,737 3,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.24% 52.47% 50.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,164 3,103 2,870
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £22.99 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.31% -16.39% +5.42%
10th Percentile £16.10 £15.12 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £39.10 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year +51.48% -10.96% +5.42%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 44 (69.84%) Python
2 31 (49.21%) Linux
3 22 (34.92%) Unix
4 21 (33.33%) SQL
5 20 (31.75%) Java
6 15 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (23.81%) Ansible
7 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 14 (22.22%) Banking
7 14 (22.22%) Ruby
8 13 (20.63%) Finance
8 13 (20.63%) DevOps
9 12 (19.05%) MySQL
9 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (17.46%) Oracle
10 11 (17.46%) Puppet
11 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
12 9 (14.29%) Windows
12 9 (14.29%) Migration
12 9 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (14.29%) Terraform
13 8 (12.70%) Splunk
13 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
13 8 (12.70%) Apache
13 8 (12.70%) DNS
14 7 (11.11%) DHCP

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 9 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.70%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.59%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Kondor
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.94%) GitHub
4 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.76%) Datadog
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.17%) IaaS
6 2 (3.17%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (3.17%) Office 365
6 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.17%) PaaS
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
2 7 (11.11%) DHCP
3 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) BGP
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.94%) HTTP
4 5 (7.94%) OSPF
4 5 (7.94%) SSL
4 5 (7.94%) VPN
5 4 (6.35%) Internet
5 4 (6.35%) Junos
5 4 (6.35%) LAN
5 4 (6.35%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) Wireless
6 3 (4.76%) Intranet
6 3 (4.76%) MPLS
6 3 (4.76%) Network Security
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.35%) Redis
5 4 (6.35%) SQLPlus
6 3 (4.76%) Hazelcast
6 3 (4.76%) InfluxDB
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.17%) Aerospike
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.17%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.17%) DB2
7 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.17%) VLDB
8 1 (1.59%) MS Access
8 1 (1.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (7.94%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.35%) Artifactory
5 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.35%) GitLab
5 4 (6.35%) Robot Framework
6 3 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 3 (4.76%) Selenium
6 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.17%) Maven
7 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.17%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.59%) CF BOSH
8 1 (1.59%) Hudson
8 1 (1.59%) JBehave
8 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 14 (22.22%) Banking
2 13 (20.63%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Front Office
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Perl Developer
3 9 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Consultant
4 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) DBA
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) AWS Developer
6 2 (3.17%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Developer in Test
6 2 (3.17%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (3.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (9.52%) REST
2 5 (7.94%) Kafka
2 5 (7.94%) LAMP
2 5 (7.94%) Spring Boot
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) XML
3 4 (6.35%) Middleware
3 4 (6.35%) YAML
4 3 (4.76%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) CGI
4 3 (4.76%) CPAN
4 3 (4.76%) Django
4 3 (4.76%) FastCGI
4 3 (4.76%) Jinja
4 3 (4.76%) JSON
4 3 (4.76%) Sensu
4 3 (4.76%) Spring
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.76%) PKI
4 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.59%) DataPower
6 1 (1.59%) Equities
6 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.59%) Fintech
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Unix
3 9 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Debian
8 1 (1.59%) SUSE
8 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) DevOps
2 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) ITIL
4 6 (9.52%) SDLC
5 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.94%) Open Source
5 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.35%) Change Control
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.35%) Microservices
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) System Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (69.84%) Python
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 20 (31.75%) Java
4 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 14 (22.22%) Ruby
5 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.11%) PHP
7 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.94%) Go
8 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.94%) Korn
9 3 (4.76%) C
10 2 (3.17%) C#
10 2 (3.17%) C++
11 1 (1.59%) AWK
11 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.59%) Groovy
11 1 (1.59%) Java 8
11 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.17%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) CCNP
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) CCA
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) OCP
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.59%) FISMA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (1.59%) MiFID
2 1 (1.59%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.59%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.17%) Firmware
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) KVM
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.59%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Ansible
2 11 (17.46%) Puppet
3 9 (14.29%) Terraform
4 6 (9.52%) Nagios
5 5 (7.94%) Kibana
5 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes
5 5 (7.94%) logstash
6 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (6.35%) ZABBIX
7 3 (4.76%) Pingdom
7 3 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (4.76%) Uchiwa
8 2 (3.17%) Consul
8 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
8 2 (3.17%) Grafana
8 2 (3.17%) Graphite
8 2 (3.17%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.17%) Rundeck
8 2 (3.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Splunk
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco
3 6 (9.52%) Google
4 5 (7.94%) F5
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) New Relic
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
5 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.76%) Adobe
6 3 (4.76%) hybris
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) PagerDuty
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (3.17%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.17%) Arista
7 2 (3.17%) Aruba
7 2 (3.17%) Meraki
7 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto