Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 157 186
Rank change year-on-year +46 +29 -59
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 83 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.28% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.58% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 48 48
Median daily rate £513 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% -4.11%
10th Percentile £452 £391 £358
90th Percentile £705 £609 £629
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
Central London median hourly rate £36.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.43% - -

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 1,102 3,221 3,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.46% 49.58% 53.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 2,620 3,097
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £406 £368
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +62.79% -6.49%
10th Percentile £25.35 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.30 £56.50 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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 14 (63.64%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Sybase
6 7 (31.82%) C
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Korn
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Puppet
7 6 (27.27%) IaaS
7 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
8 5 (22.73%) Ansible
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (13.64%) AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Apigee
3 2 (9.09%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Datadog
4 1 (4.55%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) SNMP
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
6 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 2 (9.09%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (9.09%) Liquibase
4 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.09%) VisualSVN
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) International Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) DBA
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
1 6 (27.27%) Sybase DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Python Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) JDBC
2 3 (13.64%) ODBC
3 2 (9.09%) JAX-RS
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) Kafka
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Unix
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Security Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Database Security
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) API Design
5 2 (9.09%) API Development
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) C
2 7 (31.82%) Korn
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) Groovy
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
3 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 4 (18.18%) Salt
4 2 (9.09%) Pacemaker
4 2 (9.09%) Terraform
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 7 (31.82%) Sybase
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) SaltStack
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.09%) Micro Focus
7 2 (9.09%) MuleSoft
7 2 (9.09%) RedGate
7 2 (9.09%) Veritas
7 2 (9.09%) WSO2
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) New Relic
8 1 (4.55%) Splunk