Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 295 220 188
Rank change year-on-year -75 -32 -41
Contract jobs citing Perl 673 1,213 1,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 1.28% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 2.85% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 708 801
England median daily rate £500 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £681 £613 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 22
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +8.11%
10th Percentile £25.25 £23.98 £33.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.86 £47.21
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +8.11%

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 32,653 42,500 38,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 44.95% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,895 30,159 27,170
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 642 746
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 -17 411 £545 +3.81% 97
South East -22 98 £475 +11.76% 48
North of England -46 69 £488 +9.55% 32
East of England -53 35 £390 -8.24% 30
North West -9 34 £494 +6.76% 15
Midlands -10 32 £500 - 11
Yorkshire +6 28 £475 +5.56% 11
South West -25 28 £450 +1.41% 32
West Midlands -21 20 £488 -5.57% 7
East Midlands +20 12 £525 +38.16% 4
North East -16 7 £500 +19.05% 6
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Perl.

1 505 (75.04%) Python
2 404 (60.03%) Linux
3 221 (32.84%) Unix
3 221 (32.84%) DevOps
4 208 (30.91%) SQL
5 195 (28.97%) AWS
6 194 (28.83%) Bash Shell
6 194 (28.83%) Java
7 192 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
8 187 (27.79%) Ruby
9 150 (22.29%) Puppet
10 145 (21.55%) Git (software)
10 145 (21.55%) Windows
11 144 (21.40%) Jenkins
12 136 (20.21%) Shell Script
13 134 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
14 132 (19.61%) Ansible
15 125 (18.57%) Configuration Management
16 122 (18.13%) Docker
17 121 (17.98%) Oracle
18 114 (16.94%) Security Cleared
19 111 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 109 (16.20%) Finance
21 108 (16.05%) JIRA
22 97 (14.41%) Red Hat
23 94 (13.97%) PowerShell
24 88 (13.08%) JSON
24 88 (13.08%) Open Source
24 88 (13.08%) JavaScript
25 85 (12.63%) Azure

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 46 (6.84%) Tomcat
2 43 (6.39%) Confluence
3 41 (6.09%) Apache
3 41 (6.09%) WebLogic
4 32 (4.75%) JBoss
5 31 (4.61%) IIS
6 24 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (3.42%) Apache Spark
8 19 (2.82%) OpenStack
8 19 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.53%) nginx
10 11 (1.63%) Jetty
10 11 (1.63%) SAS
11 10 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (0.89%) Drupal
13 6 (0.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 6 (0.89%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.74%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.59%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.59%) SPSS
2 4 (0.59%) Stata
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.89%) Magento
3 3 (0.45%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.45%) Relativity
4 2 (0.30%) Kondor
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 195 (28.97%) AWS
2 85 (12.63%) Azure
3 53 (7.88%) GitHub
4 40 (5.94%) Datadog
5 36 (5.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 36 (5.35%) GCP
6 24 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 24 (3.57%) Office 365
7 23 (3.42%) IaaS
8 20 (2.97%) Power Platform
9 16 (2.38%) Microsoft Flow
9 16 (2.38%) PowerApps
10 15 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.93%) npm
11 13 (1.93%) SaaS
12 12 (1.78%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (1.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.69%) DNS
2 41 (6.09%) HTTP
2 41 (6.09%) TCP/IP
3 38 (5.65%) WAN
4 32 (4.75%) BGP
4 32 (4.75%) Internet
5 27 (4.01%) VPN
6 23 (3.42%) LAN
6 23 (3.42%) SSL
7 22 (3.27%) Firewall
8 20 (2.97%) SAN
9 19 (2.82%) SNMP
10 17 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (2.38%) OSPF
12 15 (2.23%) DHCP
12 15 (2.23%) NAS
13 14 (2.08%) Multicast
14 11 (1.63%) Network Security
15 9 (1.34%) DVB
15 9 (1.34%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.85%) MySQL
2 61 (9.06%) SQL Server
3 51 (7.58%) MongoDB
4 42 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (5.65%) Hadoop
5 38 (5.65%) Oracle Database
6 31 (4.61%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.27%) Big Data
9 19 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (2.08%) DB2
13 13 (1.93%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 145 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 144 (21.40%) Jenkins
3 108 (16.05%) JIRA
4 46 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 33 (4.90%) Selenium
6 31 (4.61%) Maven
7 30 (4.46%) Subversion
8 28 (4.16%) Ant
9 24 (3.57%) Bitbucket
10 23 (3.42%) JUnit
11 22 (3.27%) Cucumber
12 20 (2.97%) IntelliJ
13 19 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.67%) Eclipse
15 15 (2.23%) Vagrant
16 14 (2.08%) CA Gen
17 13 (1.93%) Gradle
18 12 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
18 12 (1.78%) SonarQube
19 11 (1.63%) FishEye
General
1 109 (16.20%) Finance
2 53 (7.88%) Banking
3 26 (3.86%) Front Office
4 23 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.82%) Public Sector
6 17 (2.53%) Publishing
7 9 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.19%) Retail
9 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.74%) Back Office
10 5 (0.74%) Electronics
10 5 (0.74%) Legal
10 5 (0.74%) Marketing
11 4 (0.59%) Law
12 3 (0.45%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Greek Language
13 2 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (20.51%) Developer
2 115 (17.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (6.24%) Administrator
4 41 (6.09%) Architect
5 40 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
6 37 (5.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 34 (5.05%) Network Engineer
8 33 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (4.46%) Analyst
10 27 (4.01%) C++ Developer
10 27 (4.01%) Java Developer
11 23 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
12 21 (3.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 19 (2.82%) Applications Support
13 19 (2.82%) Consultant
13 19 (2.82%) DBA
14 18 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (2.53%) Data Engineer
16 15 (2.23%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.23%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.08%) JSON
2 55 (8.17%) XML
3 49 (7.28%) HTML
4 48 (7.13%) Web Services
5 46 (6.84%) Node.js
6 44 (6.54%) .NET
7 42 (6.24%) RESTful
8 39 (5.79%) J2EE
9 38 (5.65%) REST
10 37 (5.50%) Spring
11 33 (4.90%) CSS
12 31 (4.61%) SOAP
13 30 (4.46%) AngularJS
14 28 (4.16%) Middleware
15 27 (4.01%) STL
16 26 (3.86%) LDAP
17 23 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (3.42%) Swagger
18 21 (3.12%) HTML5
19 19 (2.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.24%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.90%) Linux Command Line
4 29 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.01%) Replication
6 23 (3.42%) Clustering
7 22 (3.27%) Enterprise Cloud
8 21 (3.12%) Equities
9 20 (2.97%) Blog
9 20 (2.97%) Derivative
10 19 (2.82%) Public Cloud
11 14 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.78%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.63%) User Experience
14 9 (1.34%) IPTV
15 8 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 404 (60.03%) Linux
2 221 (32.84%) Unix
3 145 (21.55%) Windows
4 111 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (7.88%) Solaris
6 25 (3.71%) CentOS
6 25 (3.71%) Ubuntu
6 25 (3.71%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 16 (2.38%) Android
9 12 (1.78%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.63%) AIX
11 10 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.34%) Debian
12 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (1.19%) HPUX
14 6 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (32.84%) DevOps
2 192 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (18.57%) Configuration Management
4 88 (13.08%) Open Source
5 77 (11.44%) ITIL
6 75 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (10.25%) Migration
9 62 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 59 (8.77%) Kanban
10 59 (8.77%) Scrum
11 57 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 53 (7.88%) TDD
13 49 (7.28%) Computer Science
14 46 (6.84%) Analytics
15 45 (6.69%) Infrastructure as Code
16 43 (6.39%) Task Automation
17 40 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 40 (5.94%) SDLC
18 39 (5.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 505 (75.04%) Python
2 208 (30.91%) SQL
3 194 (28.83%) Bash Shell
3 194 (28.83%) Java
4 187 (27.79%) Ruby
5 136 (20.21%) Shell Script
6 94 (13.97%) PowerShell
7 88 (13.08%) JavaScript
8 73 (10.85%) C++
9 58 (8.62%) PHP
10 43 (6.39%) PL/SQL
11 42 (6.24%) C
12 33 (4.90%) Groovy
12 33 (4.90%) Scala
13 30 (4.46%) C#
14 20 (2.97%) Korn
15 16 (2.38%) Go
16 15 (2.23%) R
17 11 (1.63%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.49%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 114 (16.94%) Security Cleared
2 74 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 48 (7.13%) Degree
4 32 (4.75%) RHCE
5 25 (3.71%) AWS Certification
6 20 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.23%) CCNP
8 14 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.93%) MCSA
10 11 (1.63%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.34%) Master's Degree
11 9 (1.34%) OCP
11 9 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (1.19%) CCNA
12 8 (1.19%) GIAC
12 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.19%) OCA
12 8 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (1.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.27%) QA
2 8 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (0.89%) MiFID
4 6 (0.89%) NIST
4 6 (0.89%) SLA
5 5 (0.74%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 122 (18.13%) Docker
2 37 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.90%) Active Directory
4 24 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.49%) Samba
6 9 (1.34%) NFS
6 9 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.04%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.04%) vSphere
9 6 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (0.74%) Firmware
10 5 (0.74%) oVirt
10 5 (0.74%) SRDF
11 4 (0.59%) HDFS
11 4 (0.59%) RACF
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 150 (22.29%) Puppet
2 134 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
3 132 (19.61%) Ansible
4 73 (10.85%) Kubernetes
5 65 (9.66%) Terraform
6 46 (6.84%) Salt
7 36 (5.35%) Nagios
8 29 (4.31%) Suricata
9 23 (3.42%) Grafana
10 20 (2.97%) Kibana
11 14 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (1.63%) Data Guard
13 10 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.49%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.34%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (1.34%) Mesos
14 9 (1.34%) NetBackup
14 9 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (1.34%) Prometheus
15 8 (1.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 121 (17.98%) Oracle
2 97 (14.41%) Red Hat
3 72 (10.70%) Splunk
4 68 (10.10%) VMware
5 64 (9.51%) Microsoft
6 45 (6.69%) Cisco
6 45 (6.69%) ServiceNow
7 44 (6.54%) Google
7 44 (6.54%) HP
8 42 (6.24%) Sybase
9 40 (5.94%) IBM
10 29 (4.31%) Qualys
11 24 (3.57%) Sun
12 23 (3.42%) EMC
12 23 (3.42%) webMethods
13 19 (2.82%) BMC
14 17 (2.53%) F5
14 17 (2.53%) SolarWinds
14 17 (2.53%) Veritas
15 16 (2.38%) CheckPoint