The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 132 143
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11  
Contract jobs citing Perl 698 900 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.80% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 4.69% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 622 480
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 20
Median hourly rate £42.75 £39.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £36.25 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £48.10 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17294 19174 18321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.19% 38.38% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11938 13284 12035
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 432 390
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in England

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in England

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in England

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Perl in England

Perl
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 458 £475 - 107
South East -33 107 £500 +17.64% 59
East of England +25 49 £524 +42.03% 29
North West +37 30 £345 -18.82% 16
South West -13 27 £475 +18.75% 11
West Midlands +7 12 £450 +20.00% 4
North East -27 6 £488 +63.86%
Yorkshire -31 4 £500 +11.11% 9
East Midlands -10 3 £300 -18.91% 1
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 979 (66.87%) Linux
2 866 (59.15%) Python
3 632 (43.17%) Unix
4 535 (36.54%) Java
5 454 (31.01%) SQL
6 422 (28.83%) Bash Shell
7 415 (28.35%) DevOps
8 391 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
9 378 (25.82%) Oracle
10 352 (24.04%) Puppet
11 340 (23.22%) Ruby
12 303 (20.70%) Jenkins
13 302 (20.63%) Windows
14 287 (19.60%) Red Hat
15 283 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 282 (19.26%) Finance
17 271 (18.51%) Git (software)
18 266 (18.17%) Ansible
19 261 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
20 247 (16.87%) Configuration Management
21 234 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
22 225 (15.37%) Apache
23 224 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
24 204 (13.93%) Shell Script
25 195 (13.32%) TCP/IP
26 192 (13.11%) Docker
27 181 (12.36%) Tomcat
28 180 (12.30%) JavaScript
29 178 (12.16%) VMware
30 168 (11.48%) MySQL

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 225 (15.37%) Apache
2 181 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 100 (6.83%) WebLogic
4 94 (6.42%) nginx
5 89 (6.08%) JBoss
6 70 (4.78%) WebSphere
7 63 (4.30%) IIS
8 60 (4.10%) Confluence
9 53 (3.62%) OpenStack
10 40 (2.73%) Apache Spark
11 39 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
12 34 (2.32%) Apache Pig
13 23 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 21 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (1.30%) Apache Solr
15 19 (1.30%) GlassFish
16 13 (0.89%) Apache Qpid
16 13 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 12 (0.82%) Jetty
17 12 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.75%) MS Office
4 7 (0.48%) SPSS
5 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.068%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.068%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.48%) Summit
3 5 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.20%) Orchestrade
5 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.14%) Relativity
6 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.14%) Ringtail
6 2 (0.14%) RMDS
6 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.068%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.068%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 234 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.01%) GitHub
4 38 (2.60%) IaaS
5 37 (2.53%) PaaS
6 33 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
7 31 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (1.98%) SaaS
9 27 (1.84%) Amazon S3
10 24 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (1.16%) OpenShift
13 15 (1.02%) Google Analytics
14 13 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
17 8 (0.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 195 (13.32%) TCP/IP
2 151 (10.31%) DNS
3 108 (7.38%) Firewall
4 104 (7.10%) HTTP
5 99 (6.76%) LDAP
6 98 (6.69%) SSL
7 61 (4.17%) SAN
8 45 (3.07%) Kerberos
9 43 (2.94%) Internet
10 38 (2.60%) DHCP
11 36 (2.46%) SSH
12 31 (2.12%) VPN
13 30 (2.05%) Wireshark
14 26 (1.78%) SNMP
15 25 (1.71%) LAN
16 24 (1.64%) Multicast
17 21 (1.43%) NAS
17 21 (1.43%) WAN
18 17 (1.16%) FTP
18 17 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (11.48%) MySQL
2 137 (9.36%) Relational Database
3 129 (8.81%) PostgreSQL
4 122 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 109 (7.45%) NoSQL
6 101 (6.90%) Big Data
7 98 (6.69%) Hadoop
8 91 (6.22%) Oracle Database
9 82 (5.60%) MongoDB
9 82 (5.60%) RDBMS
10 65 (4.44%) Apache Hive
11 53 (3.62%) DB2
12 34 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.57%) Impala
15 21 (1.43%) OLTP
16 20 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (1.37%) HBase
17 17 (1.16%) MariaDB
17 17 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 303 (20.70%) Jenkins
2 271 (18.51%) Git (software)
3 102 (6.97%) JIRA
4 91 (6.22%) Subversion
5 70 (4.78%) Selenium
6 66 (4.51%) Cucumber
7 55 (3.76%) Ant
8 48 (3.28%) TeamCity
9 44 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 43 (2.94%) Maven
11 41 (2.80%) Vagrant
12 35 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (2.25%) JUnit
14 29 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (1.91%) Hudson
16 25 (1.71%) gulp
17 23 (1.57%) Gerrit
18 21 (1.43%) Eclipse
18 21 (1.43%) ProC
18 21 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 282 (19.26%) Finance
2 155 (10.59%) Banking
3 77 (5.26%) Front Office
4 50 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.05%) Retail
7 13 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.82%) Electronics
9 11 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.68%) Back Office
10 10 (0.68%) Marketing
11 8 (0.55%) Advertising
12 7 (0.48%) Avionics
12 7 (0.48%) Law
12 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.41%) Military
14 5 (0.34%) Games
15 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.27%) Legal
15 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 356 (24.32%) Developer
2 239 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 145 (9.90%) Administrator
4 112 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
5 92 (6.28%) Analyst
6 83 (5.67%) Architect
6 83 (5.67%) C++ Developer
7 82 (5.60%) Linux Administrator
8 74 (5.05%) Perl Developer
8 74 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
9 71 (4.85%) DBA
10 67 (4.58%) Unix Engineer
11 66 (4.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 61 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
13 59 (4.03%) AWS DevOps
13 59 (4.03%) Java Developer
14 56 (3.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 54 (3.69%) Consultant
15 54 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
16 53 (3.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (9.15%) HTML
2 109 (7.45%) XML
3 95 (6.49%) LAMP
3 95 (6.49%) Web Services
4 80 (5.46%) .NET
5 77 (5.26%) Middleware
6 63 (4.30%) CSS
7 61 (4.17%) J2EE
8 60 (4.10%) LAPP Stack
9 59 (4.03%) jQuery
10 56 (3.83%) Node.js
11 50 (3.42%) JMS
12 49 (3.35%) JSON
12 49 (3.35%) SOAP
13 47 (3.21%) STL
14 46 (3.14%) REST
15 43 (2.94%) Spring
16 41 (2.80%) Kafka
17 37 (2.53%) LEMP Stack
17 37 (2.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 61 (4.17%) Derivative
4 58 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 53 (3.62%) Linux Command Line
6 45 (3.07%) Equities
7 43 (2.94%) Clustering
8 42 (2.87%) Fixed Income
9 39 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.78%) Replication
11 23 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 21 (1.43%) Mainframe
13 19 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
14 15 (1.02%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 13 (0.89%) Fintech
17 12 (0.82%) Grid Computing
18 11 (0.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 979 (66.87%) Linux
2 632 (43.17%) Unix
3 302 (20.63%) Windows
4 283 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 146 (9.97%) Solaris
6 121 (8.27%) AIX
7 109 (7.45%) CentOS
8 69 (4.71%) Windows Server
9 61 (4.17%) Ubuntu
10 25 (1.71%) SUSE
11 24 (1.64%) HPUX
12 19 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (0.96%) FreeBSD
16 13 (0.89%) Android
16 13 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.89%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (28.35%) DevOps
2 391 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (16.87%) Configuration Management
4 224 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
5 154 (10.52%) Open Source
6 140 (9.56%) Scrum
7 130 (8.88%) ITIL
8 129 (8.81%) Software Engineering
9 116 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 102 (6.97%) SDLC
11 100 (6.83%) High Availability
12 97 (6.63%) OO
13 93 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
14 80 (5.46%) Migration
15 73 (4.99%) E-Commerce
16 72 (4.92%) TDD
17 68 (4.64%) Change Management
18 63 (4.30%) Automated Testing
19 57 (3.89%) Mentoring
20 56 (3.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 866 (59.15%) Python
2 535 (36.54%) Java
3 454 (31.01%) SQL
4 422 (28.83%) Bash Shell
5 340 (23.22%) Ruby
6 204 (13.93%) Shell Script
7 180 (12.30%) JavaScript
8 163 (11.13%) C++
9 159 (10.86%) C
9 159 (10.86%) PHP
10 151 (10.31%) PowerShell
11 124 (8.47%) C#
12 81 (5.53%) Korn
13 60 (4.10%) VB
14 58 (3.96%) Scala
15 54 (3.69%) PL/SQL
16 35 (2.39%) Go
17 29 (1.98%) VBScript
18 23 (1.57%) Groovy
19 20 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 83 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.33%) Degree
4 61 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.71%) RHCE
6 19 (1.30%) CISSP
7 18 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 15 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.89%) RHCSA
10 12 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (0.82%) CCNA
10 12 (0.82%) CCNP
11 10 (0.68%) ISEB
11 10 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.55%) CEH
13 7 (0.48%) GIAC
13 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.41%) MCSE
15 5 (0.34%) CISA
15 5 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.94%) QA
2 20 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.23%) SLA
4 6 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.34%) MiFID
6 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.27%) SDET
7 2 (0.14%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
8 1 (0.068%) HL7
8 1 (0.068%) PMO
8 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (13.11%) Docker
2 103 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (5.60%) Active Directory
4 58 (3.96%) NFS
5 42 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.57%) Samba
6 23 (1.57%) vSphere
7 21 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 18 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 16 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (1.09%) Xen
11 15 (1.02%) LXC
11 15 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 15 (1.02%) vCloud
12 14 (0.96%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (0.89%) Snort
13 13 (0.89%) Veritas File System
14 12 (0.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 352 (24.04%) Puppet
2 266 (18.17%) Ansible
3 261 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (6.76%) Nagios
5 55 (3.76%) Kibana
6 47 (3.21%) Salt
7 40 (2.73%) logstash
7 40 (2.73%) Terraform
8 39 (2.66%) Control-M
8 39 (2.66%) Tivoli
9 33 (2.25%) ZABBIX
10 28 (1.91%) Kubernetes
11 27 (1.84%) HP SiteScope
12 23 (1.57%) HAProxy
12 23 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
13 20 (1.37%) NetBackup
13 20 (1.37%) SCOM
14 17 (1.16%) Grafana
14 17 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
15 16 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 378 (25.82%) Oracle
2 287 (19.60%) Red Hat
3 178 (12.16%) VMware
4 113 (7.72%) IBM
4 113 (7.72%) Sybase
5 88 (6.01%) Microsoft
6 81 (5.53%) Splunk
7 80 (5.46%) HP
8 66 (4.51%) Cisco
9 54 (3.69%) Google
10 53 (3.62%) Sun
11 45 (3.07%) EMC
12 44 (3.01%) NetApp
13 37 (2.53%) Atlassian
14 35 (2.39%) SaltStack
14 35 (2.39%) SAP
14 35 (2.39%) Veritas
15 33 (2.25%) CA
16 29 (1.98%) Murex
17 26 (1.78%) Informatica
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