Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 165 105 157
Rank change year-on-year -60 +52 +34
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 27 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 1.29% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 2.60% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 28
10th Percentile £475 - £425
25th Percentile £480 £238 £436
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £373 £500
Median % change year-on-year +53.02% -25.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £578 £547
90th Percentile £826 £638 £815
Central London median daily rate £570 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +16.92% -2.50% -4.76%

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 1,944 1,038 2,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.48% 49.71% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,533 804 1,896
10th Percentile £413 £359 £388
25th Percentile £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
10th Percentile £43.45 - £21.00
25th Percentile £48.00 £12.75 £21.17
Median hourly rate £59.25 £14.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +323.21% -70.53% +28.07%
75th Percentile £66.25 £22.00 £52.25
90th Percentile £77.63 £31.15 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £59.25 £18.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +229.17% -50.34% -2.26%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022, 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 17 (80.95%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Banking
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) C++
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (28.57%) Docker
6 6 (28.57%) Social Skills
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
7 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
7 5 (23.81%) Ansible
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Bash
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 4 (19.05%) Derivative
8 4 (19.05%) International Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management

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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) GCP
2 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
2 2 (9.52%) Tricentis Tosca
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) VSAN
4 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) HBase
2 1 (4.76%) KDB
2 1 (4.76%) Metadata
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) eggPlant
3 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) NeoLoad
3 2 (9.52%) Rational Robot
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) SilkTest
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) git-flow
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) RSpec
4 1 (4.76%) Serena SBM
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 4 (19.05%) International Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.76%) Front Office
7 1 (4.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infoblox Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Infoblox Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Avro
3 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Derivative
3 3 (14.29%) DTCC
3 3 (14.29%) Equities
3 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.76%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) CI/CD
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Presales
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 5 (23.81%) Bash
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (14.29%) VB
8 2 (9.52%) Go
8 2 (9.52%) Ruby
9 1 (4.76%) C
9 1 (4.76%) HiveQL
9 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.76%) R
9 1 (4.76%) Scala
9 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) vCloud
4 2 (9.52%) VMware NSX
5 1 (4.76%) HDFS
5 1 (4.76%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
1 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (9.52%) Icinga
3 2 (9.52%) vRealize
4 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Consul
4 1 (4.76%) Control-M
4 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Packer
4 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
4 1 (4.76%) QRadar
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.76%) Salt
4 1 (4.76%) Terraform
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 3 (14.29%) SunGard
3 3 (14.29%) Sybase
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) BMC
4 2 (9.52%) Borland
4 2 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Cadence
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Serena
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO