Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 152 101
Rank change year-on-year -37 -51 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 66 95 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 1.35% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 2.53% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 110
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £335 £413 £363
90th Percentile £625 £669 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £450
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -2.70%
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 3,676 3,749 3,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.06% 53.12% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,041 3,162 2,652
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £385 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% +0.16% -7.78%
10th Percentile £18.35 £20.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £85.21 £54.03 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.46% +1.82% -7.78%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
London Bridge - 1 £620 -
Perl
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 44 (66.67%) Python
2 38 (57.58%) Linux
3 26 (39.39%) Unix
4 25 (37.88%) Java
4 25 (37.88%) SQL
5 17 (25.76%) Ruby
5 17 (25.76%) Ansible
6 16 (24.24%) Jenkins
6 16 (24.24%) DevOps
7 15 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.21%) Banking
8 14 (21.21%) Finance
8 14 (21.21%) Oracle
8 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
9 12 (18.18%) Windows
9 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 10 (15.15%) Puppet
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
11 9 (13.64%) Docker
11 9 (13.64%) Terraform
11 9 (13.64%) Degree
12 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
12 8 (12.12%) Firewall
12 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.12%) Apache
12 8 (12.12%) REST
12 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
13 7 (10.61%) Open Source

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 (12.12%) Apache
2 7 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (6.06%) JBoss
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Confluence
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.52%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) SAS
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.52%) Kondor
2 1 (1.52%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.09%) GitHub
4 4 (6.06%) Datadog
4 4 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Office 365
5 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.52%) Apigee
6 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
2 7 (10.61%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) BGP
3 6 (9.09%) LAN
3 6 (9.09%) OSPF
3 6 (9.09%) VPN
3 6 (9.09%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.58%) HTTP
4 5 (7.58%) SSL
4 5 (7.58%) Wireless
5 4 (6.06%) Internet
5 4 (6.06%) Junos
5 4 (6.06%) MPLS
6 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.55%) SAN
6 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) MySQL
1 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) SQLPlus
3 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.06%) Redis
4 3 (4.55%) DB2
4 3 (4.55%) Hazelcast
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) Aerospike
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.52%) MS Access
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.58%) GitLab
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) Robot Framework
5 4 (6.06%) Selenium
6 3 (4.55%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.55%) Maven
6 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.03%) Hudson
7 2 (3.03%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (3.03%) JUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.03%) Subversion
7 2 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (21.21%) Banking
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Front Office
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Perl Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.03%) Automation Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) NoSQL Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Support
7 2 (3.03%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) REST
2 7 (10.61%) SOAP
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) Spring
4 5 (7.58%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) .NET
5 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.06%) HTML
5 4 (6.06%) Node.js
6 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.55%) CPAN
6 3 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (4.55%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) Java EE
6 3 (4.55%) Jinja
6 3 (4.55%) JSON
6 3 (4.55%) Kafka
6 3 (4.55%) RESTful
6 3 (4.55%) Spring Boot
6 3 (4.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.03%) Equities
3 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
3 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Linux
2 26 (39.39%) Unix
3 12 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Debian
8 1 (1.52%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) DevOps
2 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
4 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 7 (10.61%) Open Source
4 7 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (7.58%) Change Management
6 5 (7.58%) High Availability
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (7.58%) Software Delivery
7 4 (6.06%) Analytics
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) SDLC
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) Python
2 25 (37.88%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) Ruby
4 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.09%) PHP
7 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.06%) Go
9 2 (3.03%) C#
9 2 (3.03%) Groovy
9 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) Haskell
10 1 (1.52%) Korn
10 1 (1.52%) VBA
10 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
3 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.55%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) CEH
5 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.52%) FedRAMP
4 1 (1.52%) FISMA
4 1 (1.52%) GDPR
4 1 (1.52%) MiFID
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) Firmware
2 3 (4.55%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) Ansible
2 10 (15.15%) Puppet
3 9 (13.64%) Terraform
4 7 (10.61%) Kubernetes
5 5 (7.58%) Kibana
6 4 (6.06%) Nagios
6 4 (6.06%) Rundeck
7 3 (4.55%) Grafana
7 3 (4.55%) logstash
7 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
8 2 (3.03%) Consul
8 2 (3.03%) Graphite
8 2 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.52%) Icinga
9 1 (1.52%) Observium
9 1 (1.52%) Pingdom
9 1 (1.52%) Salt
9 1 (1.52%) Suricata
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Splunk
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (9.09%) Google
4 5 (7.58%) New Relic
4 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.06%) F5
5 4 (6.06%) Juniper
5 4 (6.06%) Sybase
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 3 (4.55%) Adobe
6 3 (4.55%) Aruba
6 3 (4.55%) Avaya
6 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.03%) hybris
7 2 (3.03%) Meraki
7 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow