Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 144 141
Rank change year-on-year -50 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 1292 1782 1830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.83% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 4.52% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 1152 1161
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £642 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%
10th Percentile £34.38 £30.00 £26.20
90th Percentile £44.31 £57.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%

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 39368 39431 40555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.22% 40.49% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27757 27337 27786
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 744 811 957
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.17 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +23.97%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -69 675 £525 +10.53% 63
South East -37 221 £391 -2.19% 36
North of England -31 155 £420 +12.00% 16
Midlands +92 106 £445 -1.11% 5
East of England -1 100 £450 +4.65% 14
West Midlands +62 66 £550 +22.22% 3
North East +17 63 £350 +8.53% 1
Yorkshire -4 51 £488 +2.90% 3
North West -11 41 £450 +9.76% 12
East Midlands +46 38 £375 - 2
South West -34 32 £375 -6.25% 11
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 824 (63.78%) Linux
2 800 (61.92%) Python
3 612 (47.37%) Unix
4 409 (31.66%) Java
5 353 (27.32%) SQL
6 351 (27.17%) DevOps
7 350 (27.09%) Bash Shell
8 335 (25.93%) Oracle
9 300 (23.22%) Finance
10 296 (22.91%) Puppet
11 278 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
12 275 (21.28%) Windows
13 269 (20.82%) Red Hat
14 253 (19.58%) Ruby
15 252 (19.50%) Ansible
16 247 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 234 (18.11%) Jenkins
18 231 (17.88%) Shell Script
19 230 (17.80%) Git (software)
20 224 (17.34%) Configuration Management
21 209 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
22 205 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
23 193 (14.94%) Banking
24 182 (14.09%) Docker
25 173 (13.39%) Korn
26 165 (12.77%) Solaris
27 160 (12.38%) TCP/IP
28 151 (11.69%) C++
29 149 (11.53%) Firewall
30 145 (11.22%) Continuous Integration

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
1 140 (10.84%) Apache
2 113 (8.75%) JBoss
3 94 (7.28%) Tomcat
4 66 (5.11%) WebLogic
5 58 (4.49%) Confluence
6 46 (3.56%) nginx
7 45 (3.48%) OpenStack
8 40 (3.10%) IIS
9 34 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 27 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (1.86%) Apache Spark
12 20 (1.55%) MQSeries
13 19 (1.47%) Apache Solr
13 19 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (1.47%) iPlanet
14 17 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
15 14 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (1.01%) Apache Pig
16 13 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 31 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.77%) Pipeline Pilot
4 8 (0.62%) Doxygen
5 7 (0.54%) SmartSuite
6 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.31%) SPSS
8 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Simulink
10 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (2.09%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.54%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.46%) RMDS
5 5 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (0.39%) Kondor
6 3 (0.23%) Summit
7 2 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.077%) Exstream
8 1 (0.077%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.077%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.077%) Magento
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.077%) Relativity
8 1 (0.077%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.077%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 209 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.64%) GitHub
4 37 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (2.17%) PaaS
8 26 (2.01%) OpenShift
9 22 (1.70%) IaaS
10 16 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 14 (1.08%) Slack
12 11 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.77%) SaaS
14 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.46%) Google Container Engine
15 6 (0.46%) Route 53
16 5 (0.39%) Bluemix
16 5 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 160 (12.38%) TCP/IP
2 149 (11.53%) Firewall
3 123 (9.52%) DNS
4 83 (6.42%) HTTP
5 75 (5.80%) LDAP
6 62 (4.80%) SAN
7 54 (4.18%) SSL
8 49 (3.79%) Network Security
8 49 (3.79%) WAN
9 46 (3.56%) VPN
10 45 (3.48%) SSH
11 43 (3.33%) Internet
12 35 (2.71%) LAN
12 35 (2.71%) NAS
13 28 (2.17%) DHCP
14 21 (1.63%) FTP
14 21 (1.63%) Wireless
15 20 (1.55%) IPsec
16 19 (1.47%) SMTP
16 19 (1.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (10.84%) Relational Database
2 79 (6.11%) MySQL
3 75 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 65 (5.03%) Oracle Database
5 59 (4.57%) NoSQL
6 57 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 52 (4.02%) MongoDB
8 47 (3.64%) Big Data
9 34 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 34 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (2.48%) DB2
11 28 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
12 20 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (1.47%) Data Mining
14 18 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
17 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
17 13 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 234 (18.11%) Jenkins
2 230 (17.80%) Git (software)
3 116 (8.98%) JIRA
4 113 (8.75%) Subversion
5 99 (7.66%) Maven
6 48 (3.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 46 (3.56%) Selenium
8 40 (3.10%) Ant
9 35 (2.71%) TeamCity
10 28 (2.17%) Cucumber
11 27 (2.09%) JUnit
12 26 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (1.70%) GitLab
14 20 (1.55%) Bitbucket
15 19 (1.47%) Gradle
15 19 (1.47%) SonarQube
15 19 (1.47%) SpecFlow
16 17 (1.32%) JMeter
16 17 (1.32%) Vagrant
17 11 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 300 (23.22%) Finance
2 193 (14.94%) Banking
3 87 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 84 (6.50%) Front Office
5 40 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.32%) Marketing
8 16 (1.24%) Games
9 15 (1.16%) Retail
10 11 (0.85%) Back Office
10 11 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.70%) Legal
12 8 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.54%) Law
14 6 (0.46%) Publishing
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.23%) Electronics
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 228 (17.65%) Developer
2 202 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 134 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
4 118 (9.13%) Administrator
5 105 (8.13%) Analyst
6 93 (7.20%) Consultant
7 77 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
8 67 (5.19%) Unix Engineer
9 58 (4.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 51 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
11 49 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
12 45 (3.48%) Architect
13 44 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
13 44 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
13 44 (3.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 40 (3.10%) DBA
15 39 (3.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 38 (2.94%) Unix Administrator
17 36 (2.79%) Support Analyst
18 32 (2.48%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (9.29%) XML
2 116 (8.98%) Middleware
3 113 (8.75%) Web Services
4 98 (7.59%) HTML
5 90 (6.97%) .NET
6 81 (6.27%) J2EE
7 54 (4.18%) JSON
8 50 (3.87%) CSS
9 43 (3.33%) RESTful
9 43 (3.33%) Spring
10 41 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
10 41 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
11 35 (2.71%) Ajax
12 33 (2.55%) JMS
13 31 (2.40%) Node.js
14 30 (2.32%) LAMP
14 30 (2.32%) SOAP
15 29 (2.24%) XSLT
16 26 (2.01%) REST
17 23 (1.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 78 (6.04%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 54 (4.18%) Clustering
6 46 (3.56%) Equities
7 40 (3.10%) Public Cloud
8 39 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (2.63%) Derivative
10 31 (2.40%) Replication
11 29 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
12 26 (2.01%) Fixed Income
12 26 (2.01%) SWIFT
13 24 (1.86%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (1.16%) Fintech
16 14 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (1.01%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.01%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 824 (63.78%) Linux
2 612 (47.37%) Unix
3 275 (21.28%) Windows
4 247 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 165 (12.77%) Solaris
6 88 (6.81%) CentOS
7 67 (5.19%) Windows Server
8 66 (5.11%) AIX
9 35 (2.71%) HPUX
10 33 (2.55%) SUSE
11 30 (2.32%) Ubuntu
12 24 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.93%) Debian
16 10 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.62%) DC/OS
17 8 (0.62%) VMS
18 7 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (27.17%) DevOps
2 278 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (17.34%) Configuration Management
4 145 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (9.44%) Test Automation
6 121 (9.37%) ITIL
7 112 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 105 (8.13%) Open Source
9 97 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 92 (7.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 90 (6.97%) Load Balancing
12 89 (6.89%) SDLC
13 75 (5.80%) High Availability
14 72 (5.57%) Migration
15 69 (5.34%) OO
16 68 (5.26%) Project Management
17 63 (4.88%) Scrum
18 59 (4.57%) Software Engineering
18 59 (4.57%) TDD
19 53 (4.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 800 (61.92%) Python
2 409 (31.66%) Java
3 353 (27.32%) SQL
4 350 (27.09%) Bash Shell
5 253 (19.58%) Ruby
6 231 (17.88%) Shell Script
7 173 (13.39%) Korn
8 151 (11.69%) C++
9 134 (10.37%) JavaScript
10 111 (8.59%) PHP
11 104 (8.05%) C
12 103 (7.97%) PowerShell
13 101 (7.82%) C#
14 63 (4.88%) PL/SQL
15 33 (2.55%) T-SQL
16 30 (2.32%) AWK
16 30 (2.32%) C-shell
17 28 (2.17%) VBA
18 24 (1.86%) Scala
19 22 (1.70%) R
Qualifications
1 145 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 92 (7.12%) Degree
3 91 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.93%) AWS Certification
6 23 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.47%) RHCE
8 16 (1.24%) CISSP
9 14 (1.08%) PhD
10 11 (0.85%) RHCSA
11 10 (0.77%) CCNP
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.62%) RHCA
13 7 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.46%) CCNA
14 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.46%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.46%) OCA
14 6 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.33%) QA
2 20 (1.55%) MiFID
3 10 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.39%) SLA
5 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.15%) CDISC
6 2 (0.15%) DO-254
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
6 2 (0.15%) GxP
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.077%) GCP
7 1 (0.077%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.077%) JTAG
7 1 (0.077%) MISRA
System Software
1 182 (14.09%) Docker
2 69 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
4 55 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 45 (3.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 42 (3.25%) NFS
7 36 (2.79%) Samba
8 29 (2.24%) Xen
9 25 (1.93%) Hyper-V
9 25 (1.93%) KVM
10 22 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 13 (1.01%) Veritas File System
13 12 (0.93%) Firmware
14 10 (0.77%) LXC
15 9 (0.70%) VirtualBox
16 7 (0.54%) GPFS
16 7 (0.54%) iptables
17 5 (0.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 296 (22.91%) Puppet
2 252 (19.50%) Ansible
3 205 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (4.88%) Terraform
5 62 (4.80%) Kubernetes
6 53 (4.10%) Nagios
7 37 (2.86%) NetBackup
8 34 (2.63%) ZABBIX
9 32 (2.48%) Packer
10 23 (1.78%) Grafana
11 21 (1.63%) logstash
12 20 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
13 19 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
14 17 (1.32%) BladeLogic
14 17 (1.32%) Kibana
15 16 (1.24%) Control-M
15 16 (1.24%) Salt
16 14 (1.08%) Consul
16 14 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 13 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 335 (25.93%) Oracle
2 269 (20.82%) Red Hat
3 115 (8.90%) Sybase
4 97 (7.51%) VMware
5 88 (6.81%) Sun
6 86 (6.66%) Splunk
7 80 (6.19%) Microsoft
8 74 (5.73%) Cisco
9 67 (5.19%) IBM
10 62 (4.80%) Veritas
11 61 (4.72%) HP
12 49 (3.79%) SAP
13 44 (3.41%) F5
14 39 (3.02%) AppDynamics
15 36 (2.79%) Google
16 31 (2.40%) EMC
17 23 (1.78%) Atlassian
17 23 (1.78%) NetApp
18 22 (1.70%) Remedy
19 17 (1.32%) CA