Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 173 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 -58 -21
Contract jobs citing Perl 56 83 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.20% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 2.29% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 66 108
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £329 £362 £313
90th Percentile £659 £631 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 3,218 3,626 3,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.02% 52.47% 50.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,613 3,049 2,518
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £328
90th Percentile £675 £700 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 7
City of London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.72% -24.15% +9.02%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.75 £16.65
90th Percentile £56.50 £48.25 £39.70
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
% change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +9.02%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Perl
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 30 (53.57%) Python
3 29 (51.79%) Unix
4 24 (42.86%) Java
5 23 (41.07%) Finance
6 21 (37.50%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
9 12 (21.43%) Node.js
10 11 (19.64%) DevOps
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) Maven
11 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 9 (16.07%) Degree
12 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
13 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 8 (14.29%) RESTful
13 8 (14.29%) Scala
14 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
14 7 (12.50%) Multithreading
14 7 (12.50%) Groovy
14 7 (12.50%) Subversion
14 7 (12.50%) Korn
14 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.50%) VMware
14 7 (12.50%) Task Automation
14 7 (12.50%) Splunk
14 7 (12.50%) Relational Database

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 3 (5.36%) Apache
1 3 (5.36%) nginx
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SPSS
1 1 (1.79%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) GitHub
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) npm
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) BGP
2 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) VSAN
4 1 (1.79%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.79%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (1.79%) Junos
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) Multicast
4 1 (1.79%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.79%) Skype
4 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.57%) QlikView
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Maven
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) Subversion
4 5 (8.93%) MSBuild
5 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.36%) JUnit
7 2 (3.57%) Ant
7 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.57%) Selenium
8 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.79%) Gatling
8 1 (1.79%) Grunt
8 1 (1.79%) gulp
8 1 (1.79%) jMock
8 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.79%) Mockito
8 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.79%) Spinnaker
8 1 (1.79%) Sublime Text
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 7 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) DBA
3 6 (10.71%) Linux Support
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Unix Support
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Node.js
2 8 (14.29%) RESTful
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (10.71%) Apache Camel
3 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 5 (8.93%) Web Services
5 4 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (5.36%) CSS
6 3 (5.36%) J2EE
6 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) LDAP
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (3.57%) Servlets
7 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.93%) Equities
2 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) HACMP
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) BYOD
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Handset
5 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 29 (51.79%) Unix
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Solaris
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Debian
6 1 (1.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) DevOps
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (8.93%) Analytics
6 5 (8.93%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) RAD
8 3 (5.36%) Data Mapping
8 3 (5.36%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Python
2 24 (42.86%) Java
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.29%) Scala
7 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.50%) Groovy
7 7 (12.50%) Korn
8 6 (10.71%) AWK
8 6 (10.71%) PHP
8 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.71%) Ruby
9 4 (7.14%) C++
9 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 3 (5.36%) C#
11 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.79%) Haskell
12 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) OCA
4 1 (1.79%) OCP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Docker
3 3 (5.36%) KVM
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Ansible
2 6 (10.71%) Puppet
3 5 (8.93%) Nagios
3 5 (8.93%) ZABBIX
4 4 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.36%) Terraform
6 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
6 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.57%) Kibana
6 2 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.79%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.79%) Mesos
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.79%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.79%) Salt
7 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Splunk
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Perforce
3 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.71%) ServiceNow
4 5 (8.93%) Sybase
5 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 4 (7.14%) BMC
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) Dell
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Remedy
5 4 (7.14%) Sun
6 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.57%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.57%) Logi
6 2 (3.57%) StorageTek
6 2 (3.57%) Veritas