Period
to 22 October 2017

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 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 144 139
Rank change year-on-year -36 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing Perl 1315 1797 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.84% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 4.56% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 1170 1166
England median daily rate £478 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.68% +4.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -3.27% +9.29%
10th Percentile £33.88 £30.50 £25.50
90th Percentile £47.21 £58.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +10.34%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 38409 39434 40174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.04% 40.37% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26911 27365 27556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 834 898
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +15.87%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.31 £15.40
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +14.54%

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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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 -65 700 £528 +11.05% 68
South East -21 239 £410 +2.50% 35
North of England -13 135 £420 +7.01% 21
East of England -5 105 £456 +7.35% 23
Midlands +88 97 £420 -1.18% 4
West Midlands +55 62 £540 +66.15% 2
North East +21 59 £339 +5.86%
North West +4 40 £475 +13.10% 13
Yorkshire -20 36 £425 -15.00% 8
South West -33 34 £370 -7.50% 13
East Midlands +31 33 £375 - 2
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 842 (64.03%) Linux
2 804 (61.14%) Python
3 646 (49.13%) Unix
4 417 (31.71%) Java
5 365 (27.76%) DevOps
6 359 (27.30%) SQL
7 334 (25.40%) Bash Shell
8 326 (24.79%) Oracle
8 326 (24.79%) Finance
9 313 (23.80%) Puppet
10 292 (22.21%) Red Hat
11 291 (22.13%) Windows
12 281 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
13 263 (20.00%) Ansible
14 261 (19.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 258 (19.62%) Ruby
16 252 (19.16%) Git (software)
17 242 (18.40%) Shell Script
18 236 (17.95%) Jenkins
19 232 (17.64%) Opscode Chef
20 228 (17.34%) Configuration Management
21 217 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
22 201 (15.29%) Banking
23 192 (14.60%) Docker
24 174 (13.23%) Korn
25 168 (12.78%) Solaris
26 162 (12.32%) TCP/IP
27 156 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
28 149 (11.33%) Firewall
29 147 (11.18%) C++

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
1 141 (10.72%) Apache
2 120 (9.13%) JBoss
3 111 (8.44%) Tomcat
4 68 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 53 (4.03%) Confluence
6 50 (3.80%) nginx
7 48 (3.65%) OpenStack
8 45 (3.42%) IIS
9 32 (2.43%) WebSphere
10 27 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (1.90%) Apache Spark
13 20 (1.52%) MQSeries
14 18 (1.37%) iPlanet
15 17 (1.29%) Apache Solr
16 16 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
17 14 (1.06%) Apache Pig
17 14 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
19 11 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.61%) Doxygen
3 8 (0.61%) Pipeline Pilot
4 7 (0.53%) SmartSuite
5 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Simulink
9 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.05%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.38%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.38%) Kondor
3 5 (0.38%) RMDS
4 4 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.23%) Summit
6 2 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.076%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.076%) Magento
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 217 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.42%) GitHub
4 37 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (2.51%) OpenShift
7 30 (2.28%) PaaS
8 23 (1.75%) IaaS
9 16 (1.22%) Amazon S3
10 15 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (0.99%) SaaS
12 12 (0.91%) Slack
13 10 (0.76%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.46%) Google Container Engine
14 6 (0.46%) Route 53
14 6 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 162 (12.32%) TCP/IP
2 149 (11.33%) Firewall
3 135 (10.27%) DNS
4 94 (7.15%) HTTP
5 88 (6.69%) LDAP
6 68 (5.17%) SSL
7 55 (4.18%) Network Security
7 55 (4.18%) SAN
8 52 (3.95%) WAN
9 50 (3.80%) VPN
10 46 (3.50%) SSH
11 41 (3.12%) Internet
12 35 (2.66%) NAS
13 34 (2.59%) LAN
14 30 (2.28%) DHCP
15 23 (1.75%) SNMP
15 23 (1.75%) Wireless
16 20 (1.52%) BGP
17 19 (1.44%) IPsec
17 19 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (10.72%) Relational Database
2 96 (7.30%) MySQL
3 75 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 73 (5.55%) NoSQL
5 70 (5.32%) SQL Server
6 52 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 50 (3.80%) RDBMS
8 49 (3.73%) Big Data
9 42 (3.19%) Hadoop
10 39 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (2.13%) Sybase ASE
13 23 (1.75%) DB2
14 18 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.37%) Redis
15 17 (1.29%) Data Mining
16 16 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.14%) Apache Hive
18 14 (1.06%) Impala
18 14 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 252 (19.16%) Git (software)
2 236 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 118 (8.97%) Subversion
4 116 (8.82%) JIRA
5 99 (7.53%) Maven
6 46 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 41 (3.12%) Ant
8 39 (2.97%) Selenium
9 28 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.98%) JUnit
11 25 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.83%) GitLab
13 21 (1.60%) Gradle
13 21 (1.60%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 15 (1.14%) Bitbucket
15 15 (1.14%) SpecFlow
16 14 (1.06%) Artifactory
17 13 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 326 (24.79%) Finance
2 201 (15.29%) Banking
3 91 (6.92%) Investment Banking
4 84 (6.39%) Front Office
5 46 (3.50%) Financial Institution
6 45 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.37%) Marketing
8 15 (1.14%) Games
8 15 (1.14%) Retail
9 14 (1.06%) Back Office
10 13 (0.99%) Law
11 10 (0.76%) Legal
12 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
14 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.30%) Automotive
15 4 (0.30%) Electronics
16 3 (0.23%) Publishing
17 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (18.02%) Developer
2 209 (15.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 138 (10.49%) Linux Engineer
4 122 (9.28%) Administrator
5 102 (7.76%) Consultant
6 101 (7.68%) Analyst
7 75 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
8 71 (5.40%) Unix Engineer
9 60 (4.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 50 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
11 49 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
12 48 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
13 47 (3.57%) Architect
14 45 (3.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 44 (3.35%) AWS DevOps
15 44 (3.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 41 (3.12%) Java Developer
17 40 (3.04%) DBA
18 39 (2.97%) Unix Administrator
19 34 (2.59%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (9.51%) XML
2 120 (9.13%) Web Services
3 107 (8.14%) Middleware
4 100 (7.60%) HTML
5 95 (7.22%) J2EE
6 94 (7.15%) .NET
7 53 (4.03%) CSS
8 48 (3.65%) Elastic Stack
9 47 (3.57%) JSON
9 47 (3.57%) RESTful
10 46 (3.50%) Spring
11 43 (3.27%) Node.js
12 41 (3.12%) FIX Protocol
13 39 (2.97%) REST
14 38 (2.89%) JMS
14 38 (2.89%) SOAP
15 37 (2.81%) XSLT
16 32 (2.43%) Ajax
17 31 (2.36%) Java EE
18 30 (2.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.69%) Data Centre
3 77 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 55 (4.18%) Clustering
5 51 (3.88%) Equities
6 50 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (3.27%) Derivative
8 39 (2.97%) Public Cloud
9 31 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (2.36%) Fixed Income
9 31 (2.36%) Replication
10 30 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
10 30 (2.28%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (1.83%) SWIFT
12 17 (1.29%) Fintech
13 15 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 842 (64.03%) Linux
2 646 (49.13%) Unix
3 291 (22.13%) Windows
4 261 (19.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 168 (12.78%) Solaris
6 104 (7.91%) CentOS
7 66 (5.02%) Windows Server
8 65 (4.94%) AIX
9 40 (3.04%) Ubuntu
10 35 (2.66%) HPUX
11 32 (2.43%) SUSE
12 24 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (1.22%) VMS
15 15 (1.14%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.99%) Debian
17 12 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (27.76%) DevOps
2 281 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (17.34%) Configuration Management
4 156 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (10.04%) Test Automation
6 120 (9.13%) Open Source
7 116 (8.82%) ITIL
8 99 (7.53%) Mentoring
9 91 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 90 (6.84%) Load Balancing
10 90 (6.84%) SDLC
11 84 (6.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 83 (6.31%) High Availability
13 77 (5.86%) OO
14 76 (5.78%) Project Management
15 69 (5.25%) Scrum
16 67 (5.10%) Migration
16 67 (5.10%) TDD
17 64 (4.87%) Software Engineering
18 56 (4.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 804 (61.14%) Python
2 417 (31.71%) Java
3 359 (27.30%) SQL
4 334 (25.40%) Bash Shell
5 258 (19.62%) Ruby
6 242 (18.40%) Shell Script
7 174 (13.23%) Korn
8 147 (11.18%) C++
9 134 (10.19%) JavaScript
10 116 (8.82%) PowerShell
11 115 (8.75%) PHP
12 103 (7.83%) C
13 98 (7.45%) C#
14 60 (4.56%) PL/SQL
15 32 (2.43%) T-SQL
16 31 (2.36%) AWK
17 30 (2.28%) VBA
18 29 (2.21%) Scala
19 28 (2.13%) C-shell
20 24 (1.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 136 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 92 (7.00%) Degree
3 87 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.90%) RHCE
6 24 (1.83%) AWS Certification
6 24 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.44%) RHCSA
8 18 (1.37%) CISSP
9 13 (0.99%) CCNP
9 13 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
10 12 (0.91%) OCP
11 11 (0.84%) PhD
12 9 (0.68%) CCNA
12 9 (0.68%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.68%) RHCA
13 8 (0.61%) OCA
14 7 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.18%) QA
2 21 (1.60%) MiFID
3 10 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.46%) SLA
5 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.15%) CDISC
7 2 (0.15%) DO-254
7 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 2 (0.15%) GxP
7 2 (0.15%) HL7
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.076%) GCP
8 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.076%) JTAG
8 1 (0.076%) MISRA
System Software
1 192 (14.60%) Docker
2 92 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 53 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 44 (3.35%) NFS
7 37 (2.81%) Samba
8 33 (2.51%) Xen
9 28 (2.13%) KVM
10 24 (1.83%) Hyper-V
11 21 (1.60%) VirtualBox
11 21 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 17 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
14 14 (1.06%) Firmware
15 12 (0.91%) Veritas File System
16 11 (0.84%) LXC
17 8 (0.61%) vSphere
18 7 (0.53%) GlusterFS
18 7 (0.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 313 (23.80%) Puppet
2 263 (20.00%) Ansible
3 232 (17.64%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (5.78%) Kubernetes
5 70 (5.32%) Terraform
6 60 (4.56%) Nagios
7 43 (3.27%) ZABBIX
8 41 (3.12%) NetBackup
9 32 (2.43%) Grafana
9 32 (2.43%) Packer
10 30 (2.28%) logstash
11 24 (1.83%) Kibana
12 22 (1.67%) Salt
13 20 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
13 20 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
14 14 (1.06%) BladeLogic
14 14 (1.06%) Consul
14 14 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
14 14 (1.06%) Mesos
15 13 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 326 (24.79%) Oracle
2 292 (22.21%) Red Hat
3 121 (9.20%) VMware
4 110 (8.37%) Sybase
5 91 (6.92%) Sun
6 84 (6.39%) Microsoft
7 82 (6.24%) Splunk
8 72 (5.48%) Veritas
9 71 (5.40%) Cisco
10 66 (5.02%) IBM
11 62 (4.71%) HP
12 49 (3.73%) SAP
13 46 (3.50%) F5
14 41 (3.12%) AppDynamics
15 36 (2.74%) EMC
15 36 (2.74%) Google
16 26 (1.98%) NetApp
17 22 (1.67%) Remedy
17 22 (1.67%) SaltStack
18 21 (1.60%) Atlassian