Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 135 108
Rank change year-on-year -46 -27 +10
Contract jobs citing Perl 692 820 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.50% 1.94% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 4.12% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 534 811
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.26%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £340
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 0
London median hourly rate £20.50 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.87% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

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 22,636 19,918 19,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.08% 47.19% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,317 14,751 14,817
London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 149 86
London median hourly rate £41.63 £40.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.08% +46.08% +9.53%
10th Percentile £17.52 £16.94 £14.38
90th Percentile £62.63 £52.10 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.07% +10.67% +7.14%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 -60 103 £500 -2.44% 45
East London -16 31 £600 +4.35% 2
West London -32 29 £450 +25.00% 23
South London -51 6 £475 -8.65%
North London - 1 - - 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 537 (77.60%) Python
2 443 (64.02%) Linux
3 269 (38.87%) Unix
4 253 (36.56%) Java
5 236 (34.10%) DevOps
6 226 (32.66%) Bash Shell
7 225 (32.51%) Puppet
8 210 (30.35%) Ruby
9 209 (30.20%) Ansible
10 199 (28.76%) Jenkins
11 196 (28.32%) Git (software)
12 193 (27.89%) Finance
13 186 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
14 179 (25.87%) Amazon AWS
15 167 (24.13%) SQL
16 160 (23.12%) Configuration Management
17 141 (20.38%) Opscode Chef
18 140 (20.23%) Docker
19 134 (19.36%) PostgreSQL
20 112 (16.18%) Windows
20 112 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
21 110 (15.90%) MySQL
22 100 (14.45%) Banking
23 98 (14.16%) JavaScript
24 97 (14.02%) Oracle
25 96 (13.87%) Shell Script
26 95 (13.73%) Kubernetes
27 93 (13.44%) C++
28 91 (13.15%) Red Hat
29 85 (12.28%) DNS

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 73 (10.55%) Apache
2 63 (9.10%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (7.66%) nginx
4 44 (6.36%) Confluence
5 39 (5.64%) Apache Spark
6 33 (4.77%) OpenStack
7 30 (4.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 27 (3.90%) Tomcat
9 25 (3.61%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.88%) Ethereum
10 13 (1.88%) Hyperledger
10 13 (1.88%) Jetty
11 12 (1.73%) IIS
12 11 (1.59%) Mule ESB
13 10 (1.45%) WebLogic
14 9 (1.30%) Apache Pig
14 9 (1.30%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.30%) CMS
14 9 (1.30%) JBoss
15 6 (0.87%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.29%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.29%) Documaker
2 2 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (0.29%) Kondor
3 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Global One
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 179 (25.87%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (6.65%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (5.20%) IaaS
5 29 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (3.76%) Amazon S3
6 26 (3.76%) GitHub
7 22 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (2.46%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.59%) PaaS
11 10 (1.45%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (1.16%) npm
13 7 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (1.01%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (0.72%) Sumo Logic
15 4 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.58%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 85 (12.28%) DNS
2 79 (11.42%) Firewall
3 76 (10.98%) TCP/IP
4 56 (8.09%) SSL
5 49 (7.08%) HTTP
6 37 (5.35%) Internet
7 30 (4.34%) DHCP
8 20 (2.89%) VPN
9 17 (2.46%) SSH
10 16 (2.31%) Kerberos
11 14 (2.02%) SAN
12 13 (1.88%) SMTP
13 12 (1.73%) FTP
13 12 (1.73%) SNMP
14 11 (1.59%) LAN
14 11 (1.59%) MPLS
14 11 (1.59%) WAN
15 10 (1.45%) NAS
15 10 (1.45%) Network Security
15 10 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (19.36%) PostgreSQL
2 110 (15.90%) MySQL
3 77 (11.13%) Relational Database
4 68 (9.83%) MongoDB
5 59 (8.53%) Big Data
6 57 (8.24%) NoSQL
7 46 (6.65%) SQL Server
8 42 (6.07%) Hadoop
9 40 (5.78%) RDBMS
10 26 (3.76%) DB2
11 22 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (3.18%) Oracle Database
12 20 (2.89%) HBase
13 16 (2.31%) KDB
14 15 (2.17%) Blockchain
14 15 (2.17%) InfluxDB
15 14 (2.02%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
18 8 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 199 (28.76%) Jenkins
2 196 (28.32%) Git (software)
3 61 (8.82%) JIRA
4 53 (7.66%) Artifactory
5 33 (4.77%) TeamCity
6 31 (4.48%) Vagrant
7 29 (4.19%) Subversion
8 27 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (3.76%) Bitbucket
10 21 (3.03%) Maven
11 15 (2.17%) Selenium
12 14 (2.02%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.88%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.59%) Ant
15 11 (1.59%) IBM UrbanCode
16 9 (1.30%) FishEye
16 9 (1.30%) Gradle
17 7 (1.01%) GDB
17 7 (1.01%) Gerrit
General
1 193 (27.89%) Finance
2 100 (14.45%) Banking
3 50 (7.23%) Front Office
4 28 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.75%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.60%) Retail
7 13 (1.88%) Marketing
8 10 (1.45%) Games
9 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.72%) Back Office
10 5 (0.72%) French Language
11 4 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) German Language
13 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (25.72%) Developer
2 158 (22.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (8.82%) Administrator
4 51 (7.37%) AWS Engineer
5 50 (7.23%) AWS DevOps
6 47 (6.79%) Perl Developer
7 44 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
7 44 (6.36%) Python Developer
8 40 (5.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 38 (5.49%) Analyst
10 33 (4.77%) C++ Developer
10 33 (4.77%) Linux Administrator
10 33 (4.77%) Python Engineer
10 33 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
11 28 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 25 (3.61%) Support Analyst
13 22 (3.18%) Applications Support
14 21 (3.03%) Data Engineer
14 21 (3.03%) Java Developer
15 20 (2.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.53%) Elastic Stack
1 59 (8.53%) Web Services
2 55 (7.95%) XML
3 53 (7.66%) AngularJS
3 53 (7.66%) RabbitMQ
4 47 (6.79%) ActiveMQ
5 44 (6.36%) LEMP Stack
6 38 (5.49%) HTML
7 37 (5.35%) LAMP
8 35 (5.06%) .NET
8 35 (5.06%) React
9 32 (4.62%) Sensu
10 27 (3.90%) Spring
11 26 (3.76%) JSON
12 25 (3.61%) Middleware
12 25 (3.61%) STL
13 22 (3.18%) Kafka
14 21 (3.03%) J2EE
14 21 (3.03%) Spring Boot
15 20 (2.89%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.38%) Linux Command Line
3 33 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.19%) Equities
5 28 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (3.90%) Data Centre
7 22 (3.18%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.60%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.46%) Fixed Income
11 14 (2.02%) Clustering
11 14 (2.02%) Derivative
11 14 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.88%) Bitcoin
13 12 (1.73%) Fintech
13 12 (1.73%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.45%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.16%) Management Information System
16 7 (1.01%) Replication
16 7 (1.01%) STB
Operating Systems
1 443 (64.02%) Linux
2 269 (38.87%) Unix
3 112 (16.18%) Windows
4 68 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (9.25%) Solaris
6 33 (4.77%) AIX
6 33 (4.77%) Ubuntu
7 27 (3.90%) Windows Server
8 22 (3.18%) CentOS
9 15 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.59%) Debian
11 10 (1.45%) HPUX
12 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.87%) SUSE
13 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.72%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.72%) Fedora
15 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (34.10%) DevOps
2 186 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (23.12%) Configuration Management
4 112 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
6 81 (11.71%) OO
7 76 (10.98%) Open Source
8 66 (9.54%) Load Balancing
9 62 (8.96%) Migration
10 61 (8.82%) SDLC
10 61 (8.82%) TDD
11 56 (8.09%) E-Commerce
12 49 (7.08%) Task Automation
13 47 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 45 (6.50%) Microservices
15 43 (6.21%) Deployment Automation
15 43 (6.21%) Scrum
16 41 (5.92%) Software Engineering
16 41 (5.92%) Test Automation
17 35 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 537 (77.60%) Python
2 253 (36.56%) Java
3 226 (32.66%) Bash Shell
4 210 (30.35%) Ruby
5 167 (24.13%) SQL
6 98 (14.16%) JavaScript
7 96 (13.87%) Shell Script
8 93 (13.44%) C++
9 62 (8.96%) PowerShell
10 55 (7.95%) C#
11 54 (7.80%) PHP
12 52 (7.51%) C
13 49 (7.08%) Korn
14 40 (5.78%) Go
15 30 (4.34%) Scala
16 20 (2.89%) PL/SQL
16 20 (2.89%) VB
17 17 (2.46%) Java 8
18 11 (1.59%) VBScript
19 10 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (6.94%) Degree
2 40 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.87%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.72%) CCNP
9 4 (0.58%) CCNA
9 4 (0.58%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.43%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.43%) ISEB
10 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.43%) RHCE
10 3 (0.43%) RHCT
11 2 (0.29%) CCA
11 2 (0.29%) OSCP
11 2 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.31%) GCP
2 10 (1.45%) QA
3 8 (1.16%) SLA
4 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.87%) EMIR
6 4 (0.58%) MiFID
7 2 (0.29%) GDPR
7 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.29%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.29%) SEPA
8 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) SAS 70
System Software
1 140 (20.23%) Docker
2 33 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.76%) NFS
4 18 (2.60%) Firmware
5 15 (2.17%) Active Directory
6 12 (1.73%) etcd
7 11 (1.59%) flannel
7 11 (1.59%) HDFS
7 11 (1.59%) KVM
8 10 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (1.45%) Xen
9 8 (1.16%) VirtualBox
9 8 (1.16%) vSphere
10 7 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.72%) iptables
11 5 (0.72%) vCloud
12 4 (0.58%) LXC
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.58%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 225 (32.51%) Puppet
2 209 (30.20%) Ansible
3 141 (20.38%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (13.73%) Kubernetes
5 78 (11.27%) Terraform
6 65 (9.39%) Salt
7 39 (5.64%) logstash
7 39 (5.64%) ZABBIX
8 35 (5.06%) Nagios
9 32 (4.62%) HAProxy
10 31 (4.48%) Kibana
11 24 (3.47%) Grafana
12 20 (2.89%) Pingdom
13 17 (2.46%) Uchiwa
14 14 (2.02%) CFEngine
15 13 (1.88%) Mesos
16 11 (1.59%) Packer
16 11 (1.59%) rkt
17 9 (1.30%) SELinux
18 8 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 97 (14.02%) Oracle
2 91 (13.15%) Red Hat
3 81 (11.71%) Sybase
4 56 (8.09%) VMware
5 39 (5.64%) Microsoft
5 39 (5.64%) SaltStack
6 33 (4.77%) Splunk
7 30 (4.34%) Adobe
8 29 (4.19%) New Relic
9 23 (3.32%) IBM
10 21 (3.03%) hybris
11 20 (2.89%) Veritas
12 18 (2.60%) CyberArk
12 18 (2.60%) Sun
13 17 (2.46%) Cisco
14 16 (2.31%) PagerDuty
15 15 (2.17%) AppDynamics
15 15 (2.17%) Google
15 15 (2.17%) Perforce
16 12 (1.73%) HP