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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 123 129
Rank change year-on-year -32 +6  
Contract jobs citing Perl 706 982 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.99% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 5.08% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 661 559
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 26
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +15.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £36.00 £23.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £58.75 £46.75
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18068 19331 19324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.80% 39.09% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24306 27144 25112
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 £310 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 817 831
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £15.75 £18.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £53.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -49 384 £525 +10.52% 100
South East +8 123 £460 +8.23% 36
East of England +42 67 £500 +14.28% 20
North of England -36 58 £425 +29.77% 28
Midlands +49 57 £410 +13.88% 9
West Midlands +40 36 £510 +48.90% 3
North West +39 33 £500 +5.26% 15
East Midlands +5 19 £375 -8.53% 6
South West -28 17 £385 -10.46% 8
Yorkshire -22 13 £420 -2.21% 9
North East +5 12 £420 +33.33% 4
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 952 (68.39%) Linux
2 811 (58.26%) Python
3 596 (42.82%) Unix
4 493 (35.42%) Java
5 390 (28.02%) SQL
6 383 (27.51%) DevOps
7 357 (25.65%) Bash Shell
8 353 (25.36%) Finance
9 352 (25.29%) Oracle
10 336 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 318 (22.84%) Puppet
12 297 (21.34%) Ruby
13 295 (21.19%) Jenkins
14 284 (20.40%) Windows
15 274 (19.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 263 (18.89%) Git (software)
17 262 (18.82%) Opscode Chef
18 259 (18.61%) Red Hat
19 257 (18.46%) Configuration Management
20 254 (18.25%) Ansible
21 214 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
22 205 (14.73%) Apache
23 199 (14.30%) Docker
24 197 (14.15%) Shell Script
25 189 (13.58%) TCP/IP
26 187 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
27 176 (12.64%) VMware
28 173 (12.43%) Tomcat
28 173 (12.43%) Open Source
29 166 (11.93%) PowerShell

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
1 205 (14.73%) Apache
2 173 (12.43%) Tomcat
3 101 (7.26%) JBoss
4 78 (5.60%) WebLogic
5 70 (5.03%) nginx
6 61 (4.38%) IIS
6 61 (4.38%) OpenStack
7 47 (3.38%) WebSphere
8 39 (2.80%) Confluence
9 37 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 36 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (1.44%) Apache Spark
12 18 (1.29%) Apache Pig
13 14 (1.01%) GlassFish
14 12 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
15 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 10 (0.72%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.36%) SPSS
5 3 (0.22%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.22%) SmartSuite
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.072%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.072%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.15%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.36%) RMDS
3 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.29%) Summit
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.072%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.072%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.072%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.072%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.072%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.072%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 214 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.02%) OpenShift
4 35 (2.51%) GitHub
5 33 (2.37%) PaaS
6 29 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.87%) IaaS
8 22 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
9 19 (1.36%) Google Analytics
9 19 (1.36%) SaaS
10 17 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (1.01%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.43%) Akamai
14 6 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.29%) G Suite
15 4 (0.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 189 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 126 (9.05%) DNS
3 124 (8.91%) HTTP
4 115 (8.26%) Firewall
5 114 (8.19%) SSL
6 78 (5.60%) LDAP
7 59 (4.24%) SAN
8 51 (3.66%) Internet
9 40 (2.87%) WAN
10 37 (2.66%) LAN
11 35 (2.51%) DHCP
12 34 (2.44%) SNMP
13 31 (2.23%) NAS
14 26 (1.87%) VPN
15 24 (1.72%) SSH
15 24 (1.72%) Wireless
16 23 (1.65%) Wireshark
17 22 (1.58%) Network Security
18 21 (1.51%) Kerberos
18 21 (1.51%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.99%) MySQL
2 132 (9.48%) Relational Database
3 103 (7.40%) SQL Server
4 98 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 92 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
6 76 (5.46%) NoSQL
7 69 (4.96%) RDBMS
8 68 (4.89%) Hadoop
9 62 (4.45%) Oracle Database
10 61 (4.38%) Big Data
11 48 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (2.80%) Apache Hive
13 32 (2.30%) DB2
14 25 (1.80%) Redis
15 18 (1.29%) HBase
16 17 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
17 16 (1.15%) Sybase ASE
18 15 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (1.01%) Data Mart
20 13 (0.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 295 (21.19%) Jenkins
2 263 (18.89%) Git (software)
3 114 (8.19%) Subversion
4 85 (6.11%) JIRA
5 61 (4.38%) Maven
5 61 (4.38%) Selenium
6 57 (4.09%) Cucumber
7 49 (3.52%) Ant
8 41 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 35 (2.51%) Vagrant
10 33 (2.37%) JUnit
11 27 (1.94%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (1.51%) ProC
14 20 (1.44%) Eclipse
14 20 (1.44%) Gatling
15 19 (1.36%) Grunt
15 19 (1.36%) IntelliJ
16 18 (1.29%) Hudson
General
1 353 (25.36%) Finance
2 157 (11.28%) Banking
3 73 (5.24%) Front Office
4 58 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 53 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.80%) Retail
8 14 (1.01%) Marketing
9 12 (0.86%) Law
9 12 (0.86%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.57%) Back Office
12 7 (0.50%) Electronics
12 7 (0.50%) Legal
13 4 (0.29%) Games
13 4 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.22%) Avionics
14 3 (0.22%) Billing
14 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 323 (23.20%) Developer
2 222 (15.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 129 (9.27%) Linux Engineer
4 117 (8.41%) Administrator
5 105 (7.54%) Analyst
6 86 (6.18%) Architect
6 86 (6.18%) Consultant
7 76 (5.46%) Perl Developer
8 70 (5.03%) Linux Administrator
9 67 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (4.60%) Unix Engineer
11 63 (4.53%) C++ Developer
12 58 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 55 (3.95%) AWS Engineer
14 54 (3.88%) DBA
15 50 (3.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 48 (3.45%) Java Developer
17 47 (3.38%) AWS DevOps
17 47 (3.38%) Software Engineer
18 44 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (8.19%) HTML
2 92 (6.61%) Middleware
2 92 (6.61%) XML
3 86 (6.18%) J2EE
4 77 (5.53%) .NET
5 68 (4.89%) LAMP
6 66 (4.74%) Web Services
7 61 (4.38%) CSS
7 61 (4.38%) Node.js
8 53 (3.81%) SOAP
9 50 (3.59%) JSON
10 49 (3.52%) Spring
11 48 (3.45%) jQuery
11 48 (3.45%) REST
12 46 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
13 40 (2.87%) JMS
14 39 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
15 33 (2.37%) Java EE
16 32 (2.30%) Hibernate
17 29 (2.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.60%) Data Centre
3 68 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.45%) Derivative
5 60 (4.31%) Fixed Income
6 55 (3.95%) Clustering
7 44 (3.16%) Equities
8 43 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
9 33 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 33 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
11 29 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
12 24 (1.72%) Public Cloud
13 22 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.29%) Fintech
15 17 (1.22%) Replication
16 15 (1.08%) Cloud Native
17 14 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
17 14 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 13 (0.93%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 952 (68.39%) Linux
2 596 (42.82%) Unix
3 284 (20.40%) Windows
4 274 (19.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 159 (11.42%) Solaris
6 116 (8.33%) CentOS
7 81 (5.82%) AIX
8 55 (3.95%) Ubuntu
9 42 (3.02%) Windows Server
10 27 (1.94%) HPUX
11 25 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 23 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (1.36%) VMS
14 14 (1.01%) SUSE
15 13 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.86%) Debian
16 12 (0.86%) FreeBSD
17 10 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (27.51%) DevOps
2 336 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (18.46%) Configuration Management
4 187 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 173 (12.43%) Open Source
6 153 (10.99%) Test Automation
7 112 (8.05%) Software Engineering
8 110 (7.90%) ITIL
9 103 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 102 (7.33%) Scrum
11 101 (7.26%) SDLC
12 99 (7.11%) TDD
13 86 (6.18%) High Availability
14 83 (5.96%) Migration
15 82 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
16 74 (5.32%) Mentoring
17 72 (5.17%) OO
18 62 (4.45%) Load Balancing
19 60 (4.31%) Kanban
20 56 (4.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 811 (58.26%) Python
2 493 (35.42%) Java
3 390 (28.02%) SQL
4 357 (25.65%) Bash Shell
5 297 (21.34%) Ruby
6 197 (14.15%) Shell Script
7 166 (11.93%) PowerShell
8 164 (11.78%) JavaScript
9 159 (11.42%) C
10 150 (10.78%) PHP
11 132 (9.48%) C++
12 105 (7.54%) C#
13 89 (6.39%) Korn
14 52 (3.74%) Scala
15 43 (3.09%) PL/SQL
16 38 (2.73%) VB
17 34 (2.44%) Groovy
18 23 (1.65%) Go
18 23 (1.65%) VBScript
19 21 (1.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 95 (6.82%) Degree
3 67 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 46 (3.30%) RHCE
5 38 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 30 (2.16%) RHCSA
7 24 (1.72%) CISSP
8 21 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (1.22%) CCNP
11 16 (1.15%) CCNA
12 12 (0.86%) ISEB
12 12 (0.86%) OCP
12 12 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
13 11 (0.79%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.57%) RHCA
15 7 (0.50%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.50%) OCA
16 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.87%) QA
2 14 (1.01%) MiFID
2 14 (1.01%) SLA
3 12 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.072%) EMIR
6 1 (0.072%) HL7
6 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.072%) PMO
6 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 199 (14.30%) Docker
2 113 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 38 (2.73%) NFS
5 35 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 27 (1.94%) Samba
8 24 (1.72%) Hyper-V
8 24 (1.72%) Xen
9 23 (1.65%) KVM
10 22 (1.58%) VirtualBox
10 22 (1.58%) vSphere
11 21 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (1.36%) LXC
13 13 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 12 (0.86%) iptables
15 11 (0.79%) Apache Flume
15 11 (0.79%) vCloud
16 10 (0.72%) GPFS
16 10 (0.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 318 (22.84%) Puppet
2 262 (18.82%) Opscode Chef
3 254 (18.25%) Ansible
4 85 (6.11%) Nagios
5 57 (4.09%) Kubernetes
6 49 (3.52%) ZABBIX
7 46 (3.30%) Kibana
8 44 (3.16%) NetBackup
9 41 (2.95%) Terraform
10 38 (2.73%) logstash
11 35 (2.51%) Grafana
12 34 (2.44%) Salt
13 20 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
14 19 (1.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 17 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
15 17 (1.22%) vCenter Server
16 16 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
16 16 (1.15%) Tivoli
17 15 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
17 15 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 352 (25.29%) Oracle
2 259 (18.61%) Red Hat
3 176 (12.64%) VMware
4 132 (9.48%) Sybase
5 90 (6.47%) Microsoft
5 90 (6.47%) Splunk
6 70 (5.03%) IBM
7 66 (4.74%) Sun
8 64 (4.60%) Veritas
9 62 (4.45%) Cisco
10 47 (3.38%) Google
11 45 (3.23%) NetApp
12 44 (3.16%) EMC
13 43 (3.09%) HP
14 42 (3.02%) SaltStack
15 41 (2.95%) SAP
16 31 (2.23%) AppDynamics
16 31 (2.23%) F5
17 30 (2.16%) ServiceNow
18 28 (2.01%) WSO2
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