The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 22 June 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 9 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.96% 10.00% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 16.22% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 22 37 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 43.14% 61.67% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 34
Median daily rate £575 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.74% +7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, 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 Docklands, London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Docklands, London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) GPFS
3 1 (33.33%) SevOne
3 1 (33.33%) LXC
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Pricing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) FX Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Pricing
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) GPFS
1 1 (33.33%) LXC
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SevOne