Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 158 182
Rank change year-on-year +55 +24 -27
Contract jobs citing Perl 29 38 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 1.60% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 53
Median daily rate £488 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £238 £425 £335
90th Percentile £631 £850 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £550
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,027 2,378 3,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.02% 48.23% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 1,925 3,052
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £357 £390 £383
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £547 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.24% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.53% +28.07% +36.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.00 £18.32
90th Percentile £31.15 £55.00 £39.64
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -50.34% -2.26% +36.91%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021, 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 22 (75.86%) Python
2 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
3 16 (55.17%) Kubernetes
4 14 (48.28%) Java
4 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
5 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
5 13 (44.83%) Firewall
6 11 (37.93%) Oracle
7 10 (34.48%) Azure
7 10 (34.48%) Docker
8 9 (31.03%) Kafka
8 9 (31.03%) AWS
8 9 (31.03%) PHP
8 9 (31.03%) Linux
9 8 (27.59%) Netcool
9 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
9 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
9 8 (27.59%) Neo4j
9 8 (27.59%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (27.59%) SevOne
9 8 (27.59%) AppDynamics
9 8 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) Unix
11 6 (20.69%) SNMP
11 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.69%) Ruby

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 8 (27.59%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Confluence
4 2 (6.90%) SAS
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.45%) Drupal
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Liferay
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Azure
2 9 (31.03%) AWS
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon Cognito
4 4 (13.79%) GitHub
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (6.90%) GCP
5 2 (6.90%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.45%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) SNMP
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) BGP
3 5 (17.24%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Neo4j
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) HBase
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
2 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
4 4 (13.79%) GoCD
4 4 (13.79%) Liquibase
4 4 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
4 4 (13.79%) VisualSVN
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.90%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (3.45%) CA Gen
7 1 (3.45%) GitLab
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) International Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Database Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Developer
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Build Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) CloudOps Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) DBA
2 3 (10.34%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Development DBA
2 3 (10.34%) Development Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Development DBA
2 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Python Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Kafka
2 8 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (17.24%) CORBA
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
6 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Log Correlation
4 5 (17.24%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (17.24%) SIEM
4 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Secure Coding
6 3 (10.34%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (10.34%) Cloud Operations
6 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) PHP
5 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.69%) Ruby
6 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 5 (17.24%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) Groovy
8 3 (10.34%) C++
8 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.45%) COBOL
9 1 (3.45%) HiveQL
9 1 (3.45%) R
9 1 (3.45%) SAS Macro
9 1 (3.45%) Scala
9 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.34%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.45%) GCFA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) HDFS
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Kubernetes
2 8 (27.59%) Netcool
3 6 (20.69%) Ansible
3 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (20.69%) Puppet
4 4 (13.79%) Rundeck
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) AppDynamics
2 8 (27.59%) SevOne
3 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
4 4 (13.79%) Micro Focus
4 4 (13.79%) RedGate
4 4 (13.79%) SaltStack
5 3 (10.34%) Delphix
6 2 (6.90%) Databricks
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.45%) BEA
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) MapR
7 1 (3.45%) Pega
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk
7 1 (3.45%) Talend
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) webMethods