Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 184 159
Rank change year-on-year +28 -25 -53
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 65 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.96% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 1.78% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 76
City of London median daily rate £475 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £425 £330 £413
90th Percentile £536 £616 £669
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +22.22%
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 2,327 3,660 3,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.11% 53.86% 52.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,859 3,028 3,204
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £388 £388 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 9
City of London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.09 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.22% +36.91% -1.49%
10th Percentile £22.17 £18.35 £20.45
90th Percentile £54.75 £85.21 £52.10
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +32.46% +1.82%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Perl
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (42.11%) SQL
1 16 (42.11%) Python
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
2 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
6 8 (21.05%) Unix
6 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (21.05%) ETL
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.05%) Ruby
6 8 (21.05%) AWS
6 8 (21.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Sybase
7 7 (18.42%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (15.79%) JSON
8 6 (15.79%) JIRA
8 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 6 (15.79%) Data Guard

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 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) SAS
1 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Datadog
3 3 (7.89%) GCP
3 3 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (2.63%) npm
5 1 (2.63%) Office 365
5 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.63%) PowerApps
5 1 (2.63%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) Junos
2 3 (7.89%) NX-OS
3 1 (2.63%) 2G
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) 4G
3 1 (2.63%) 5G
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.26%) BigQuery
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) KDB
5 1 (2.63%) Kdb+
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Appium
3 1 (2.63%) Babel
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.63%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.63%) Spinnaker
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 12 (31.58%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Front Office
2 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.89%) Finance
5 2 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) DBA
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior DBA
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Support
4 3 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Perl Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Support
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) ODBC
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.63%) React
5 1 (2.63%) Sass
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Swagger
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Blog
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Derivative
2 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.63%) Equities
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) ETL
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
5 6 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (15.79%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.16%) Open Source
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Analytics
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.53%) Runbook
8 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Python
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.05%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.42%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) Scala
7 2 (5.26%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) AWK
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.63%) PHP 4
8 1 (2.63%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (13.16%) OCA
3 5 (13.16%) OCP
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (7.89%) RHCE
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (5.26%) NIST
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Data Guard
2 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (13.16%) Suricata
3 4 (10.53%) Ansible
3 4 (10.53%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) Kibana
4 2 (5.26%) logstash
4 2 (5.26%) Terraform
5 1 (2.63%) Grafana
5 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Sybase
3 6 (15.79%) Splunk
4 5 (13.16%) Qualys
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) BEA
7 2 (5.26%) Informatica
7 2 (5.26%) Pega
7 2 (5.26%) Sun
7 2 (5.26%) webMethods
8 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.63%) Google
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.63%) Snow
8 1 (2.63%) Sony