Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 153 194
Rank change year-on-year +34 +41 -29
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 21 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.52% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 1.05% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 41
10th Percentile £298 £388 £313
25th Percentile £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
75th Percentile £556 £525 £600
90th Percentile £730 £590 £616
Central London median daily rate £488 £519 £550
% change year-on-year -6.02% -5.68% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 1,163 1,996 3,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.10% 49.43% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1,588 2,830
10th Percentile £363 £382 £400
25th Percentile £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 16
10th Percentile £15.55 £24.50 £14.32
25th Percentile £17.86 £29.50 £20.38
Median hourly rate £23.45 £48.50 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -51.65% +122.99% +1.16%
75th Percentile £31.21 £55.63 £37.50
90th Percentile £34.84 £60.13 £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £24.23 £48.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -50.05% +115.56% +4.65%

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 11 April 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

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 11 April 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £475 -
Perl
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
5 7 (36.84%) JIRA
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) Summit
6 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
7 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
7 5 (26.32%) Derivative
7 5 (26.32%) Azure
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Subversion
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
9 3 (15.79%) AWS

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 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) AWS
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (10.53%) GCP
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.26%) SD-WAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
6 2 (10.53%) Liquibase
6 2 (10.53%) VisualSVN
7 1 (5.26%) CA Gen
7 1 (5.26%) GitLab
7 1 (5.26%) Serena SBM
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Summit Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C++/C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Perl Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Database Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Development DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Development Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Development DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Unix DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Scripter
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Derivative
1 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
1 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
5 6 (31.58%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.53%) Groovy
9 1 (5.26%) COBOL
9 1 (5.26%) Go
9 1 (5.26%) HiveQL
9 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.26%) PHP
9 1 (5.26%) R
9 1 (5.26%) Ruby
9 1 (5.26%) SAS Macro
9 1 (5.26%) Scala
9 1 (5.26%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) HDFS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) QRadar
2 1 (5.26%) Suricata
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Delphix
3 2 (10.53%) Databricks
3 2 (10.53%) Micro Focus
3 2 (10.53%) RedGate
4 1 (5.26%) BEA
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Serena
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) webMethods