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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 109 109
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Perl 448 497 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.30% 2.23% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 5.24% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 372 314
Median daily rate £468 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £29.64 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.19% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8987 9484 8988
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.10% 42.52% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6680 7117 6500
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 53 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +20.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.72 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.75 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 68 £475 +5.55% 32
Canary Wharf - 13 £548 -
New Malden - 10 - -
Heathrow 0 9 £360 +2.85%
Docklands, London -3 2 £543 +14.21% 1
Hayes - 2 £388 - 2
Croydon +4 1 £550 +37.50% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 600 (66.23%) Linux
2 569 (62.80%) Python
3 410 (45.25%) Unix
4 304 (33.55%) Bash Shell
5 296 (32.67%) Java
6 269 (29.69%) DevOps
7 268 (29.58%) SQL
8 221 (24.39%) Puppet
9 211 (23.29%) Finance
9 211 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
10 206 (22.74%) Ruby
11 203 (22.41%) Ansible
12 191 (21.08%) Oracle
13 171 (18.87%) Red Hat
14 166 (18.32%) Jenkins
14 166 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
15 165 (18.21%) Git (software)
15 165 (18.21%) Opscode Chef
16 150 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 136 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
17 136 (15.01%) Configuration Management
17 136 (15.01%) VMware
18 133 (14.68%) Banking
19 131 (14.46%) Windows
20 115 (12.69%) Apache
21 114 (12.58%) Shell Script
22 111 (12.25%) MySQL
23 109 (12.03%) C++
24 106 (11.70%) Docker
25 105 (11.59%) Sybase

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
1 115 (12.69%) Apache
2 88 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 41 (4.53%) nginx
4 40 (4.42%) IIS
4 40 (4.42%) WebSphere
5 38 (4.19%) Confluence
5 38 (4.19%) OpenStack
6 35 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (3.86%) JBoss
7 31 (3.42%) Apache Pig
8 30 (3.31%) WebLogic
9 26 (2.87%) Apache Spark
10 17 (1.88%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.21%) Jetty
12 10 (1.10%) WildFly
13 9 (0.99%) Mule ESB
14 8 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.66%) CMS
15 6 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.55%) SPSS
4 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.22%) MS Office
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Summit
2 3 (0.33%) Orchestrade
2 3 (0.33%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.22%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.22%) Relativity
3 2 (0.22%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.22%) RMDS
3 2 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.11%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 166 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.87%) Amazon EMR
4 23 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (2.54%) IaaS
5 22 (2.43%) Amazon S3
6 21 (2.32%) GitHub
7 20 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.88%) SaaS
8 17 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (1.77%) PaaS
10 9 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.77%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.55%) G Suite
13 4 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.94%) DNS
2 75 (8.28%) TCP/IP
3 66 (7.28%) Firewall
4 53 (5.85%) LDAP
5 49 (5.41%) HTTP
6 34 (3.75%) SAN
7 28 (3.09%) SSL
8 24 (2.65%) DHCP
8 24 (2.65%) Multicast
9 22 (2.43%) Kerberos
10 20 (2.21%) SSH
11 18 (1.99%) VPN
12 17 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
13 16 (1.77%) SNMP
14 15 (1.66%) Internet
15 13 (1.43%) tcpdump
16 12 (1.32%) Ethernet
17 11 (1.21%) LAN
17 11 (1.21%) NAS
17 11 (1.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (12.25%) MySQL
2 95 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 82 (9.05%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (8.39%) Big Data
5 75 (8.28%) NoSQL
6 72 (7.95%) SQL Server
7 67 (7.40%) Hadoop
8 62 (6.84%) RDBMS
9 53 (5.85%) Apache Hive
10 51 (5.63%) MongoDB
11 45 (4.97%) Oracle Database
12 41 (4.53%) DB2
13 25 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (2.32%) OLTP
16 20 (2.21%) Impala
17 16 (1.77%) Data Mart
17 16 (1.77%) MariaDB
17 16 (1.77%) Sybase ASE
18 14 (1.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 166 (18.32%) Jenkins
2 165 (18.21%) Git (software)
3 67 (7.40%) JIRA
4 62 (6.84%) Subversion
5 40 (4.42%) Selenium
6 37 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 36 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 31 (3.42%) TeamCity
9 30 (3.31%) Maven
10 27 (2.98%) Vagrant
11 22 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (2.43%) JUnit
12 20 (2.21%) Gerrit
13 19 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.77%) GitLab
15 15 (1.66%) Ant
16 14 (1.55%) Gradle
16 14 (1.55%) SonarQube
17 13 (1.43%) Artifactory
18 12 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 211 (23.29%) Finance
2 133 (14.68%) Banking
3 74 (8.17%) Front Office
4 44 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.21%) Retail
6 14 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.55%) Back Office
9 5 (0.55%) Law
10 4 (0.44%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Billing
11 3 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
12 2 (0.22%) Marketing
12 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 240 (26.49%) Developer
2 170 (18.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 106 (11.70%) Administrator
4 82 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
5 71 (7.84%) Analyst
6 69 (7.62%) C++ Developer
7 66 (7.28%) Perl Developer
8 62 (6.84%) Linux Administrator
9 59 (6.51%) Unix Engineer
10 57 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
11 56 (6.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 55 (6.07%) DBA
13 52 (5.74%) AWS DevOps
14 51 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
15 42 (4.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 40 (4.42%) Java Developer
17 31 (3.42%) Architect
17 31 (3.42%) Linux Developer
18 30 (3.31%) Consultant
19 29 (3.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (7.40%) LAMP
2 66 (7.28%) XML
3 61 (6.73%) Web Services
4 60 (6.62%) HTML
5 49 (5.41%) .NET
6 41 (4.53%) Kafka
6 41 (4.53%) STL
7 40 (4.42%) CSS
8 33 (3.64%) SOAP
8 33 (3.64%) Spring
9 32 (3.53%) LAPP Stack
10 31 (3.42%) Elastic Stack
10 31 (3.42%) JMS
11 29 (3.20%) jQuery
11 29 (3.20%) LEMP Stack
12 27 (2.98%) Node.js
13 26 (2.87%) Catalyst
13 26 (2.87%) JSON
14 24 (2.65%) Moose
15 23 (2.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.29%) Derivative
3 44 (4.86%) Equities
4 42 (4.64%) Data Centre
5 41 (4.53%) Linux Command Line
6 40 (4.42%) Fixed Income
7 38 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (2.43%) Replication
9 21 (2.32%) Clustering
10 20 (2.21%) Computer Science
11 17 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (1.66%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.66%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 11 (1.21%) Fintech
14 11 (1.21%) Grid Computing
15 10 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.99%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.99%) CMDB
17 6 (0.66%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 600 (66.23%) Linux
2 410 (45.25%) Unix
3 150 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 131 (14.46%) Windows
5 86 (9.49%) Solaris
6 73 (8.06%) CentOS
7 33 (3.64%) AIX
8 25 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 22 (2.43%) Windows Server
10 19 (2.10%) SUSE
11 14 (1.55%) FreeBSD
11 14 (1.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 13 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (1.10%) Android
14 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.88%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.55%) HPUX
16 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (29.69%) DevOps
2 211 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (15.01%) Configuration Management
3 136 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 78 (8.61%) Open Source
6 69 (7.62%) Scrum
7 66 (7.28%) SDLC
7 66 (7.28%) Software Engineering
8 65 (7.17%) Migration
9 64 (7.06%) OO
10 60 (6.62%) ITIL
11 58 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
12 56 (6.18%) E-Commerce
13 52 (5.74%) High Availability
14 42 (4.64%) Load Balancing
15 41 (4.53%) Low Latency
16 40 (4.42%) TDD
17 37 (4.08%) Change Management
18 36 (3.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 569 (62.80%) Python
2 304 (33.55%) Bash Shell
3 296 (32.67%) Java
4 268 (29.58%) SQL
5 206 (22.74%) Ruby
6 114 (12.58%) Shell Script
7 109 (12.03%) C++
8 93 (10.26%) PHP
9 81 (8.94%) JavaScript
10 75 (8.28%) PowerShell
11 66 (7.28%) C
12 64 (7.06%) C#
13 53 (5.85%) Korn
14 37 (4.08%) Scala
15 20 (2.21%) VB
16 18 (1.99%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.88%) Go
17 17 (1.88%) R
18 16 (1.77%) PL/SQL
19 14 (1.55%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 32 (3.53%) Degree
2 29 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.77%) CCNP
7 7 (0.77%) CISSP
7 7 (0.77%) ISEB
8 6 (0.66%) CCNA
9 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.33%) CCIE
10 3 (0.33%) CEH
10 3 (0.33%) CISA
10 3 (0.33%) CISM
10 3 (0.33%) CISMP
10 3 (0.33%) GIAC
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.22%) RHCE
11 2 (0.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.42%) QA
2 12 (1.32%) SLA
3 9 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 106 (11.70%) Docker
2 82 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (4.75%) Active Directory
4 37 (4.08%) NFS
5 23 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.77%) Samba
6 16 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 13 (1.43%) Snort
8 12 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.21%) vSphere
9 11 (1.21%) Xen
10 10 (1.10%) LXC
10 10 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.88%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.88%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.77%) Apache Flume
13 7 (0.77%) GPFS
13 7 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 221 (24.39%) Puppet
2 203 (22.41%) Ansible
3 165 (18.21%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (8.94%) Nagios
5 39 (4.30%) logstash
6 38 (4.19%) Kibana
7 31 (3.42%) ZABBIX
8 25 (2.76%) Terraform
9 23 (2.54%) Control-M
10 22 (2.43%) ITRS Geneos
11 21 (2.32%) HAProxy
11 21 (2.32%) Salt
12 17 (1.88%) Kubernetes
13 16 (1.77%) Oracle ZFS
14 14 (1.55%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (1.32%) NetBackup
16 11 (1.21%) Zenoss
17 10 (1.10%) SmokePing
18 9 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
19 8 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 191 (21.08%) Oracle
2 171 (18.87%) Red Hat
3 136 (15.01%) VMware
4 105 (11.59%) Sybase
5 71 (7.84%) Splunk
6 47 (5.19%) IBM
7 36 (3.97%) Microsoft
8 35 (3.86%) Cisco
9 32 (3.53%) Atlassian
10 29 (3.20%) NetApp
11 28 (3.09%) EMC
11 28 (3.09%) Murex
12 25 (2.76%) Sun
13 22 (2.43%) HP
13 22 (2.43%) SAP
14 21 (2.32%) SaltStack
15 20 (2.21%) Google
15 20 (2.21%) Veritas
16 17 (1.88%) Citrix
17 13 (1.43%) Reuters
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