Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 114 164
Rank change year-on-year -29 +50 +18
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 24 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.99% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.98% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 48
10th Percentile £425 £419 £356
25th Percentile £443 £463 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £506 £513
Median % change year-on-year -6.17% -1.22% +2.50%
75th Percentile £603 £622 £601
90th Percentile £725 £705 £671
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
Median % 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 1,575 1,210 3,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 46.41% 49.92% 49.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,212 941 2,703
10th Percentile £406 £368 £406
25th Percentile £465 £438 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £582 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.90% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 22
10th Percentile £24.19 £26.43 "
25th Percentile £26.00 £33.31 £21.00
Median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.99% +75.00% +2.33%
75th Percentile £37.75 £52.38 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.43 £57.88 £51.04
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +71.11% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) JIRA
4 9 (47.37%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) C++
5 8 (42.11%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Summit
5 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (36.84%) Bitbucket
6 7 (36.84%) Fixed Income
6 7 (36.84%) Derivative
6 7 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
8 5 (26.32%) Ansible
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (26.32%) Azure
8 5 (26.32%) AWS
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (21.05%) LDAP
9 4 (21.05%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) GCP

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 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 4 (21.05%) GCP
2 4 (21.05%) PaaS
3 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 3 (15.79%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) SD-WAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.26%) Flink
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Bitbucket
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.26%) GitLab
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) Serena SBM
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Social Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) International Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C++ Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Summit Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C++/C# Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Perl Developer
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Java ME
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Derivative
1 7 (36.84%) Fixed Income
1 7 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Equities
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Management
4 2 (10.53%) API Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
8 1 (5.26%) BeanShell
8 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
8 1 (5.26%) C
8 1 (5.26%) CQL
8 1 (5.26%) Go
8 1 (5.26%) Korn
8 1 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) NFS
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas File System
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.26%) RACF
4 1 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Control-M
2 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (15.79%) QRadar
2 3 (15.79%) Terraform
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Netcool
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.26%) Suricata
4 1 (5.26%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) BMC
4 3 (15.79%) CyberArk
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Qualys
4 3 (15.79%) Splunk
5 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) Broadcom
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) FireEye
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.26%) Zscaler