Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 January 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 287 231 182
Rank change year-on-year -56 -49 -70
Contract jobs citing Perl 250 544 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.83% 1.22% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 2.44% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 354 466
London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £338 £381 £400
90th Percentile £700 £654 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
London median hourly rate £26.50 - £44.62
10th Percentile £16.10 - £39.17
90th Percentile £35.00 - £47.51
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -14.89%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 14,023 22,281 22,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.66% 50.09% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,373 16,912 17,230
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £350
90th Percentile £693 £675 £675
England median daily rate £485 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 114 150
London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £18.75 £18.77 £18.48
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £57.63
England median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Perl in London

Perl
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2020. 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
Central London +26 43 £500 -9.09% 22
West London +15 14 £575 +27.78% 25
East London +43 7 £350 -39.13% 11
South London +41 2 £550 +22.22% 4
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 179 (71.60%) Python
2 138 (55.20%) Linux
3 77 (30.80%) SQL
4 73 (29.20%) Bash Shell
5 71 (28.40%) DevOps
6 69 (27.60%) Opscode Chef
7 68 (27.20%) AWS
8 67 (26.80%) Ruby
8 67 (26.80%) Unix
9 63 (25.20%) Git (software)
10 62 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (24.40%) Java
12 57 (22.80%) ITIL
12 57 (22.80%) Red Hat
12 57 (22.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 56 (22.40%) Shell Script
13 56 (22.40%) Finance
14 55 (22.00%) Oracle
14 55 (22.00%) Puppet
15 49 (19.60%) Jenkins
16 47 (18.80%) Ansible
17 46 (18.40%) Banking
18 44 (17.60%) JIRA
19 41 (16.40%) Sonatype Nexus
20 39 (15.60%) Security Cleared
21 38 (15.20%) JSON
22 35 (14.00%) C++
22 35 (14.00%) VPN
22 35 (14.00%) Front Office
23 34 (13.60%) Splunk

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 13 (5.20%) IIS
2 11 (4.40%) Confluence
3 9 (3.60%) Apache
3 9 (3.60%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.20%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.40%) SAS
6 5 (2.00%) JBoss
7 4 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.20%) CMS
8 3 (1.20%) Jetty
8 3 (1.20%) nginx
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.80%) Drupal
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) SPSS
2 1 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Kondor
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 68 (27.20%) AWS
2 22 (8.80%) Azure
3 19 (7.60%) GCP
3 19 (7.60%) IaaS
4 14 (5.60%) Datadog
5 13 (5.20%) Office 365
6 12 (4.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (4.40%) GitHub
7 11 (4.40%) SaaS
8 10 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (4.00%) Power Platform
9 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Flow
9 7 (2.80%) PowerApps
10 6 (2.40%) OpenShift
10 6 (2.40%) Serverless
11 5 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (2.00%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.00%) AWS IoT
11 5 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.00%) VPN
2 26 (10.40%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.80%) BGP
4 21 (8.40%) EIGRP
4 21 (8.40%) LAN
5 20 (8.00%) Junos
5 20 (8.00%) Multicast
6 18 (7.20%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (7.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (7.20%) NX-OS
7 17 (6.80%) Internet
7 17 (6.80%) Wireshark
8 16 (6.40%) DNS
9 15 (6.00%) Ethernet
9 15 (6.00%) MPLS
9 15 (6.00%) OSPF
9 15 (6.00%) Wireless
9 15 (6.00%) WLAN
10 14 (5.60%) DWDM
10 14 (5.60%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.20%) MySQL
3 22 (8.80%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.60%) Hadoop
6 13 (5.20%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.80%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.40%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.00%) Big Data
11 5 (2.00%) BigQuery
11 5 (2.00%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.00%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.60%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.60%) PowerCenter
12 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 63 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 49 (19.60%) Jenkins
3 44 (17.60%) JIRA
4 41 (16.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (4.40%) Subversion
6 8 (3.20%) Maven
7 7 (2.80%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.40%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.00%) Ant
9 5 (2.00%) Gradle
9 5 (2.00%) Selenium
10 4 (1.60%) MSTest
10 4 (1.60%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.20%) FishEye
11 3 (1.20%) ProC
11 3 (1.20%) PVCS
11 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
General
1 56 (22.40%) Finance
2 46 (18.40%) Banking
3 35 (14.00%) Front Office
4 30 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.60%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.00%) Back Office
7 4 (1.60%) Publishing
8 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.20%) Games
8 3 (1.20%) Law
8 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (22.00%) Developer
2 36 (14.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 24 (9.60%) Network Engineer
5 22 (8.80%) AWS Engineer
6 18 (7.20%) C++ Developer
7 14 (5.60%) Architect
7 14 (5.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (5.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (5.20%) Administrator
8 13 (5.20%) Juniper Engineer
9 12 (4.80%) DBA
9 12 (4.80%) Mac Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) IP Network Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.20%) JSON
2 26 (10.40%) XML
3 23 (9.20%) REST
4 17 (6.80%) STL
5 14 (5.60%) 802.1X
5 14 (5.60%) Web Services
6 12 (4.80%) .NET
7 10 (4.00%) RESTful
8 9 (3.60%) CSS
8 9 (3.60%) LDAP
9 8 (3.20%) HTML
10 7 (2.80%) Django
10 7 (2.80%) Node.js
11 6 (2.40%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (2.40%) Spring
12 5 (2.00%) HTML5
12 5 (2.00%) OpenID
12 5 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.80%) Derivative
3 11 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Cloud
6 8 (3.20%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.80%) Equities
7 7 (2.80%) User Experience
8 6 (2.40%) Blog
8 6 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.00%) Clustering
9 5 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.60%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.20%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 138 (55.20%) Linux
2 67 (26.80%) Unix
3 57 (22.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (11.20%) Windows
5 19 (7.60%) CentOS
5 19 (7.60%) Solaris
6 10 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.20%) Mac OS
7 8 (3.20%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.40%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.00%) Android
9 5 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.60%) Debian
10 4 (1.60%) Mac OS X Server
10 4 (1.60%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.40%) Fedora
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.40%) DevOps
2 62 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (22.80%) ITIL
4 34 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (13.20%) Migration
6 32 (12.80%) Configuration Management
7 23 (9.20%) Kanban
7 23 (9.20%) Scrum
8 20 (8.00%) Computer Science
8 20 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.00%) Open Source
8 20 (8.00%) SDLC
9 19 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (6.80%) Change Management
12 16 (6.40%) ETL
12 16 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (6.00%) Analytics
14 14 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (5.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 179 (71.60%) Python
2 77 (30.80%) SQL
3 73 (29.20%) Bash Shell
4 67 (26.80%) Ruby
5 61 (24.40%) Java
6 56 (22.40%) Shell Script
7 35 (14.00%) C++
8 22 (8.80%) PowerShell
9 20 (8.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (5.60%) C
10 14 (5.60%) C#
10 14 (5.60%) PL/SQL
11 12 (4.80%) PHP
12 9 (3.60%) Scala
13 7 (2.80%) Groovy
13 7 (2.80%) Tcl
14 6 (2.40%) Go
14 6 (2.40%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.00%) R
16 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.60%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.00%) CCNA
3 15 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.60%) CCNP
5 13 (5.20%) Degree
5 13 (5.20%) RHCE
6 10 (4.00%) AWS Certification
7 8 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.20%) OCA
7 8 (3.20%) OCP
7 8 (3.20%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.40%) MCSA
10 4 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.80%) LPIC
12 2 (0.80%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) QA
2 6 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (2.00%) NIST
3 5 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (10.80%) Docker
2 11 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.20%) KVM
6 3 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.80%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.80%) vSphere
8 1 (0.40%) HDFS
8 1 (0.40%) LXC
8 1 (0.40%) NFS
8 1 (0.40%) Samba
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (27.60%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (22.00%) Puppet
3 47 (18.80%) Ansible
4 28 (11.20%) Terraform
5 24 (9.60%) Kubernetes
6 21 (8.40%) Nagios
7 20 (8.00%) Salt
8 18 (7.20%) Suricata
9 17 (6.80%) ZABBIX
10 15 (6.00%) Cacti
11 14 (5.60%) Cisco Prime
11 14 (5.60%) NetMRI
11 14 (5.60%) Statseeker
12 12 (4.80%) Jamf Pro
13 10 (4.00%) Data Guard
14 8 (3.20%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (2.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 4 (1.60%) Grafana
16 4 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (22.80%) Red Hat
2 55 (22.00%) Oracle
3 34 (13.60%) Splunk
4 29 (11.60%) Cisco
5 24 (9.60%) Sybase
6 23 (9.20%) Microsoft
7 21 (8.40%) Juniper
8 19 (7.60%) Qualys
9 16 (6.40%) Google
10 15 (6.00%) NetScout
10 15 (6.00%) Solarflare
11 14 (5.60%) ServiceNow
12 12 (4.80%) SaltStack
12 12 (4.80%) VMware
13 10 (4.00%) Apple
13 10 (4.00%) HP
14 9 (3.60%) Sun
15 8 (3.20%) Symantec
16 6 (2.40%) Intel
16 6 (2.40%) Salesforce.com