Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 194 155
Rank change year-on-year +35 -39 -38
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 63 100
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.93% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.80% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 81
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £388 £313 £366
90th Percentile £538 £639 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 2,079 3,497 3,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.27% 51.82% 53.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,622 2,834 3,240
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £385 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +30.23% -24.15%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.24 £15.95
90th Percentile £58.25 £56.50 £52.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -24.15%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Unix
3 8 (38.10%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (19.05%) Ansible
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Front Office
6 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Puppet
7 3 (14.29%) Junos
7 3 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) AWS
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (14.29%) QA

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 (14.29%) SAS
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) GCP
2 2 (9.52%) npm
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (14.29%) Junos
1 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
2 1 (4.76%) 2G
2 1 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) 4G
2 1 (4.76%) 5G
2 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (9.52%) BigQuery
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.76%) Power BI
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (4.76%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Babel
3 2 (9.52%) gulp
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) webpack
4 1 (4.76%) CA Gen
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Front Office
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Ajax
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
2 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) Jest
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) Mustache
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) React
2 2 (9.52%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) ODBC
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Tandem
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
4 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
3 8 (38.10%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.52%) C++
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) AWK
8 1 (4.76%) C
8 1 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (4.76%) SAS Macro
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Kibana
2 2 (9.52%) logstash
3 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) BEA
3 2 (9.52%) Informatica
3 2 (9.52%) Pega
3 2 (9.52%) webMethods
4 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Sun