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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 91 108
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs citing Perl 71 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.31% 2.04% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 4.39% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 61 69
Median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1500 1573 2232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.83% 46.47% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1332 1797
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 98 (77.17%) Python
2 94 (74.02%) Linux
3 59 (46.46%) DevOps
4 52 (40.94%) Bash Shell
4 52 (40.94%) Unix
5 47 (37.01%) Puppet
6 42 (33.07%) Java
7 36 (28.35%) Finance
8 34 (26.77%) Banking
9 32 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (24.41%) Ansible
10 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (24.41%) Ruby
11 30 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (17.32%) SQL
14 22 (17.32%) Windows
15 21 (16.54%) Red Hat
16 20 (15.75%) Git (software)
17 19 (14.96%) Docker
18 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
18 17 (13.39%) Configuration Management
18 17 (13.39%) Oracle
19 15 (11.81%) Firewall
19 15 (11.81%) VMware
20 14 (11.02%) CentOS
20 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
20 14 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
20 14 (11.02%) Atlassian

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 14 (11.02%) Apache
2 12 (9.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.30%) IIS
4 7 (5.51%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.72%) JBoss
6 4 (3.15%) nginx
7 3 (2.36%) Confluence
7 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.57%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Relativity
1 2 (1.57%) Ringtail
1 2 (1.57%) Summit
1 2 (1.57%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.79%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.09%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.94%) GitHub
4 5 (3.94%) SaaS
5 4 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.57%) Akamai
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.79%) G Suite
7 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Firewall
2 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.51%) SAN
4 5 (3.94%) DNS
4 5 (3.94%) SSL
5 4 (3.15%) Network Security
6 3 (2.36%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.36%) LDAP
6 3 (2.36%) NAS
7 2 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.57%) DHCP
7 2 (1.57%) HTTP
7 2 (1.57%) Multicast
7 2 (1.57%) SMTP
7 2 (1.57%) SSH
7 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.79%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) Big Data
1 13 (10.24%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.66%) Apache Hive
4 9 (7.09%) MySQL
4 9 (7.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.36%) DB2
7 3 (2.36%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.57%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.57%) HBase
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.45%) Subversion
4 9 (7.09%) JIRA
5 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.15%) Hudson
5 4 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.36%) Mocha
6 3 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.57%) Ant
7 2 (1.57%) GoCD
7 2 (1.57%) Gradle
7 2 (1.57%) Maven
7 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.79%) GDB
8 1 (0.79%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.79%) gulp
8 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
General
1 36 (28.35%) Finance
2 34 (26.77%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Front Office
4 7 (5.51%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.94%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.94%) Retail
6 3 (2.36%) Legal
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Games
7 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (37.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (14.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 17 (13.39%) Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Java Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) Unix Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (9.45%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Administrator
7 9 (7.09%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) DevOps Specialist
9 7 (5.51%) Perl Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.94%) Linux Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) XML
2 10 (7.87%) LAMP
3 9 (7.09%) .NET
3 9 (7.09%) Kafka
3 9 (7.09%) SOAP
4 8 (6.30%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (4.72%) Middleware
5 6 (4.72%) REST
5 6 (4.72%) Web Services
5 6 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (3.94%) XSLT
7 4 (3.15%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (3.15%) JMS
8 3 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.36%) J2EE
9 2 (1.57%) J2SE
9 2 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.57%) XSL
10 1 (0.79%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.51%) Clustering
3 7 (5.51%) Equities
3 7 (5.51%) Fintech
4 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.94%) Derivative
5 5 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) STB
8 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 94 (74.02%) Linux
2 52 (40.94%) Unix
3 24 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (17.32%) Windows
5 14 (11.02%) CentOS
6 12 (9.45%) Solaris
7 6 (4.72%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.15%) SUSE
9 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) DevOps
2 32 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.39%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (10.24%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.66%) Build Automation
8 10 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.51%) ITIL
9 7 (5.51%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.72%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.72%) Low Latency
10 6 (4.72%) Scrum
10 6 (4.72%) SDLC
11 5 (3.94%) High Availability
11 5 (3.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.15%) Data Management
12 4 (3.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (77.17%) Python
2 52 (40.94%) Bash Shell
3 42 (33.07%) Java
4 31 (24.41%) Ruby
5 22 (17.32%) SQL
6 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.66%) PHP
9 7 (5.51%) C++
10 6 (4.72%) C
11 4 (3.15%) Go
12 3 (2.36%) Korn
12 3 (2.36%) VB
13 2 (1.57%) AWK
13 2 (1.57%) sed
13 2 (1.57%) VBA
14 1 (0.79%) Scala
14 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) CISSP
2 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) CCNA
3 1 (0.79%) CCNP
3 1 (0.79%) CEH
3 1 (0.79%) CISA
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CISM
3 1 (0.79%) CISMP
3 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) GIAC
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.57%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (14.96%) Docker
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.15%) NFS
5 3 (2.36%) LXC
5 3 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.57%) HDFS
6 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.79%) Gluster
7 1 (0.79%) GPFS
7 1 (0.79%) iptables
7 1 (0.79%) vCloud
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (37.01%) Puppet
2 31 (24.41%) Ansible
3 26 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.09%) Nagios
5 7 (5.51%) Control-M
6 6 (4.72%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.15%) Cobbler
7 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (3.15%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.36%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (2.36%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.36%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.36%) Salt
8 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.57%) EnCase
9 2 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.57%) Marathon
9 2 (1.57%) Mesos
9 2 (1.57%) OpenView
9 2 (1.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Red Hat
2 17 (13.39%) Oracle
3 15 (11.81%) VMware
4 14 (11.02%) Atlassian
5 13 (10.24%) Splunk
6 8 (6.30%) Cisco
6 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.51%) Sybase
8 6 (4.72%) IBM
8 6 (4.72%) NetApp
9 5 (3.94%) EMC
10 4 (3.15%) F5
10 4 (3.15%) Google
10 4 (3.15%) Murex
10 4 (3.15%) Perforce
10 4 (3.15%) Serena
10 4 (3.15%) Veritas
11 3 (2.36%) Remedy
11 3 (2.36%) SaltStack
11 3 (2.36%) Symantec
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