Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 230 214
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16 -29
Contract jobs citing Perl 171 411 610
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.12% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 2.36% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 245 379
Median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -0.47%
10th Percentile £317 £363 £350
90th Percentile £650 £740 £631
England median daily rate £470 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -6.00% +5.26% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.25 £25.70
90th Percentile £37.00 £52.50 £55.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% -9.38%

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 7,138 17,415 23,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.26% 47.59% 50.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,941 13,210 17,706
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £738 £698 £675
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 122 124
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% +7.41%
10th Percentile £23.10 £21.00 £18.18
90th Percentile £51.73 £55.50 £62.81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -22.22% +6.47% +5.66%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in London.

Daily rate trend for Perl in London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 23 October 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 +94 41 £500 - 6
West London +41 11 £452 -21.35% 1
South London +49 7 £500 +19.05%
East London +36 5 £575 +4.55% 4
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 125 (73.10%) Python
2 89 (52.05%) Linux
3 59 (34.50%) Java
4 56 (32.75%) Jenkins
5 53 (30.99%) SQL
6 52 (30.41%) Windows
7 48 (28.07%) Unix
7 48 (28.07%) Kubernetes
8 46 (26.90%) AWS
9 45 (26.32%) Bash Shell
10 44 (25.73%) Oracle
11 43 (25.15%) Finance
11 43 (25.15%) Git (software)
11 43 (25.15%) DevOps
12 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (22.22%) Shell Script
13 31 (18.13%) SQL Server
13 31 (18.13%) PowerShell
13 31 (18.13%) Azure
13 31 (18.13%) Puppet
14 30 (17.54%) Ruby
15 28 (16.37%) JIRA
15 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
16 27 (15.79%) Docker
16 27 (15.79%) Red Hat
17 26 (15.20%) Firewall
17 26 (15.20%) Ansible
17 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
17 26 (15.20%) Test Automation
18 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (8.77%) Confluence
1 15 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (8.19%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.02%) Apache
4 10 (5.85%) IIS
4 10 (5.85%) JBoss
5 9 (5.26%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.51%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.92%) Jetty
7 5 (2.92%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.92%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 5 (2.92%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (2.92%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.34%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.34%) nginx
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
9 1 (0.58%) Liferay
9 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.58%) MTS
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 46 (26.90%) AWS
2 31 (18.13%) Azure
3 11 (6.43%) Amazon Cognito
4 10 (5.85%) GitHub
5 9 (5.26%) OpenShift
6 8 (4.68%) GCP
7 5 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.92%) Azure Functions
7 5 (2.92%) IaaS
7 5 (2.92%) Serverless
8 4 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.34%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.75%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (1.75%) Apigee
10 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.17%) Datadog
10 2 (1.17%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) Office 365
11 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.20%) Firewall
2 22 (12.87%) DNS
3 17 (9.94%) DHCP
4 15 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.60%) SNMP
6 10 (5.85%) MPLS
6 10 (5.85%) SSH
7 9 (5.26%) BGP
8 8 (4.68%) FTP
8 8 (4.68%) HTTP
9 6 (3.51%) SMTP
10 5 (2.92%) VPN
11 4 (2.34%) OSPF
11 4 (2.34%) WAN
12 3 (1.75%) IOS XR
12 3 (1.75%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.75%) LAN
12 3 (1.75%) NX-OS
12 3 (1.75%) SAN
12 3 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 20 (11.70%) MySQL
4 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.43%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.85%) Big Data
7 10 (5.85%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.68%) Neo4j
9 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.51%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.92%) HBase
11 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (32.75%) Jenkins
2 43 (25.15%) Git (software)
3 28 (16.37%) JIRA
4 15 (8.77%) ClearCase
4 15 (8.77%) Selenium
5 12 (7.02%) Subversion
6 10 (5.85%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.85%) GoCD
6 10 (5.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (5.85%) SoapUI
6 10 (5.85%) TeamCity
7 9 (5.26%) Artifactory
7 9 (5.26%) LoadRunner
8 8 (4.68%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.68%) GitLab
8 8 (4.68%) Maven
9 6 (3.51%) Ant
9 6 (3.51%) IBM UrbanCode
9 6 (3.51%) Liquibase
9 6 (3.51%) VisualSVN
General
1 43 (25.15%) Finance
2 23 (13.45%) Banking
3 13 (7.60%) Front Office
3 13 (7.60%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.34%) Electronics
6 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.34%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.17%) Back Office
8 2 (1.17%) French Language
8 2 (1.17%) Military
8 2 (1.17%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (11.70%) Developer
2 18 (10.53%) Administrator
3 15 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (8.19%) DBA
5 13 (7.60%) Architect
6 11 (6.43%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (5.85%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.85%) Sybase DBA
8 9 (5.26%) Build Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Python Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Deployment Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Senior QA Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) SQL DBA
9 8 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.51%) Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.11%) Kafka
2 17 (9.94%) Web Services
3 16 (9.36%) SOAP
4 15 (8.77%) REST
5 13 (7.60%) XML
6 12 (7.02%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (6.43%) Spring
8 10 (5.85%) Node.js
9 9 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.26%) HTML
10 8 (4.68%) JSON
10 8 (4.68%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (4.09%) jQuery
11 7 (4.09%) React
12 6 (3.51%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.51%) HTML5
12 6 (3.51%) LDAP
12 6 (3.51%) MSMQ
12 6 (3.51%) ODBC
13 5 (2.92%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.85%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (4.09%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.09%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.51%) Derivative
5 6 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.92%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.92%) Clustering
6 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.92%) User Experience
7 3 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.17%) Equities
8 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.17%) Replication
8 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 89 (52.05%) Linux
2 52 (30.41%) Windows
3 48 (28.07%) Unix
4 22 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.43%) Debian
6 10 (5.85%) CentOS
6 10 (5.85%) Ubuntu
7 9 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 7 (4.09%) Android
8 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.92%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.75%) AIX
12 2 (1.17%) Solaris
12 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.15%) DevOps
2 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.20%) Test Automation
4 21 (12.28%) Configuration Management
5 17 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (9.94%) Migration
6 16 (9.36%) Microservices
7 15 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (8.77%) SIEM
7 15 (8.77%) TDD
8 14 (8.19%) ETL
9 13 (7.60%) Information Security
9 13 (7.60%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (7.02%) Data Protection
10 12 (7.02%) Deployment Automation
10 12 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.43%) Requirements Gathering
12 10 (5.85%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (5.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 125 (73.10%) Python
2 59 (34.50%) Java
3 53 (30.99%) SQL
4 45 (26.32%) Bash Shell
5 38 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 31 (18.13%) PowerShell
7 30 (17.54%) Ruby
8 23 (13.45%) JavaScript
9 20 (11.70%) C#
10 19 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 19 (11.11%) T-SQL
11 17 (9.94%) PHP
12 16 (9.36%) C++
13 14 (8.19%) Groovy
14 13 (7.60%) C
15 11 (6.43%) Korn
16 10 (5.85%) C-shell
17 6 (3.51%) Scala
18 5 (2.92%) Clojure
18 5 (2.92%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.85%) Degree
4 6 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (3.51%) GCFA
5 5 (2.92%) CCIE
5 5 (2.92%) DBS Check
5 5 (2.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 3 (1.75%) CCIE Service Provider
7 2 (1.17%) CCDP
7 2 (1.17%) CCNA
7 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) CCDE
8 1 (0.58%) MCITP
8 1 (0.58%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.77%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) SLA
3 2 (1.17%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.17%) NIST
4 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (15.79%) Docker
2 16 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.34%) HDFS
5 3 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.75%) KVM
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.17%) NFS
6 2 (1.17%) Varnish
6 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.58%) oVirt
7 1 (0.58%) Samba
7 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (28.07%) Kubernetes
2 31 (18.13%) Puppet
3 26 (15.20%) Ansible
4 24 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (8.19%) Netcool
5 14 (8.19%) Rundeck
6 12 (7.02%) Salt
7 9 (5.26%) Terraform
8 8 (4.68%) Nagios
9 6 (3.51%) Kibana
10 5 (2.92%) Grafana
10 5 (2.92%) HP ALM
10 5 (2.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (2.92%) Netcool/Webtop
10 5 (2.92%) Prometheus
10 5 (2.92%) Tivoli
11 4 (2.34%) logstash
12 3 (1.75%) Data Guard
12 3 (1.75%) Icinga
12 3 (1.75%) Istio
Vendors
1 44 (25.73%) Oracle
2 27 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 21 (12.28%) Sybase
4 20 (11.70%) IBM
5 17 (9.94%) VMware
6 16 (9.36%) SaltStack
7 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
8 12 (7.02%) AppDynamics
8 12 (7.02%) MuleSoft
9 11 (6.43%) Atlassian
9 11 (6.43%) Cloudera
9 11 (6.43%) Splunk
10 9 (5.26%) HP
10 9 (5.26%) RedGate
10 9 (5.26%) SevOne
11 8 (4.68%) SAP
12 7 (4.09%) Google
12 7 (4.09%) Hortonworks
12 7 (4.09%) ServiceNow
13 6 (3.51%) Micro Focus