Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 221 202
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 -61
Contract jobs citing Perl 148 479 667
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.20% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 2.53% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 300 419
Median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £369 £365
90th Percentile £650 £682 £650
England median daily rate £475 £510 £475
% change year-on-year -6.86% +7.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £47.83 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.73% +133.32% -52.87%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.25 £20.25
90th Percentile £37.00 £54.25 £54.19
England median hourly rate £36.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.28% +7.50% -

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 7,693 18,903 22,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.08% 47.26% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,400 14,276 17,350
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 117 172
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24.45 £20.66 £18.06
90th Percentile £63.30 £60.62 £62.25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £41.46
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.55% +1.11%

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 6 August 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 6 August 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 +64 33 £525 - 8
South London +38 4 £540 +8.00%
West London +32 1 £430 -7.14% 9
East London +28 1 £135 -75.45% 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 88 (59.46%) Python
2 86 (58.11%) Linux
3 61 (41.22%) Java
4 60 (40.54%) Oracle
5 57 (38.51%) Unix
6 53 (35.81%) SQL
7 45 (30.41%) Shell Script
7 45 (30.41%) DevOps
8 44 (29.73%) Windows
9 42 (28.38%) Finance
10 38 (25.68%) Jenkins
10 38 (25.68%) AWS
10 38 (25.68%) Bash Shell
11 37 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (24.32%) Red Hat
13 35 (23.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (22.97%) Git (software)
14 34 (22.97%) SQL Server
15 33 (22.30%) PowerShell
16 31 (20.95%) Sybase
17 30 (20.27%) Ansible
18 29 (19.59%) Configuration Management
19 28 (18.92%) VMware
19 28 (18.92%) Kubernetes
20 27 (18.24%) Puppet
21 26 (17.57%) Docker
21 26 (17.57%) Ruby
22 25 (16.89%) Banking
22 25 (16.89%) ITIL
23 24 (16.22%) PL/SQL

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 18 (12.16%) WebLogic
2 17 (11.49%) Confluence
3 11 (7.43%) SAS
4 9 (6.08%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.05%) Apache Pig
5 6 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.05%) JBoss
5 6 (4.05%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.38%) Apache
6 5 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.38%) IIS
6 5 (3.38%) Jetty
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (2.03%) nginx
8 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Mailman
9 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (3.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 38 (25.68%) AWS
2 17 (11.49%) Azure
3 13 (8.78%) GitHub
4 11 (7.43%) IaaS
5 10 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (6.76%) Amazon S3
6 8 (5.41%) Power Platform
6 8 (5.41%) Serverless
7 6 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (4.05%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (4.05%) Azure Functions
7 6 (4.05%) PaaS
8 5 (3.38%) GCP
8 5 (3.38%) OpenShift
8 5 (3.38%) SaaS
9 4 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (2.70%) Apigee
9 4 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.51%) DNS
2 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.73%) DHCP
3 7 (4.73%) Firewall
3 7 (4.73%) SSH
4 6 (4.05%) SNMP
5 4 (2.70%) HTTP
5 4 (2.70%) SMTP
5 4 (2.70%) VLAN
5 4 (2.70%) VPN
6 3 (2.03%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.35%) Internet
7 2 (1.35%) IPsec
7 2 (1.35%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.35%) Junos
7 2 (1.35%) Network Security
7 2 (1.35%) SAN
7 2 (1.35%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.35%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.54%) MongoDB
3 19 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (11.49%) Oracle Database
5 15 (10.14%) MySQL
6 14 (9.46%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (8.11%) RDBMS
8 11 (7.43%) Base SAS
8 11 (7.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 9 (6.08%) NoSQL
9 9 (6.08%) Pentaho
10 8 (5.41%) BusinessObjects XI
10 8 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (5.41%) Power BI
10 8 (5.41%) SAS EBI
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (25.68%) Jenkins
2 34 (22.97%) Git (software)
3 23 (15.54%) JIRA
3 23 (15.54%) Subversion
4 15 (10.14%) ClearCase
5 13 (8.78%) GitLab
6 12 (8.11%) Bitbucket
7 10 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (6.76%) Selenium
8 9 (6.08%) Ant
9 8 (5.41%) TeamCity
10 7 (4.73%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.73%) IntelliJ
10 7 (4.73%) Maven
11 6 (4.05%) Artifactory
12 5 (3.38%) FishEye
12 5 (3.38%) Hudson
12 5 (3.38%) Mercurial
12 5 (3.38%) Poseidon for UML
12 5 (3.38%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (28.38%) Finance
2 25 (16.89%) Banking
3 9 (6.08%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.41%) Front Office
4 8 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Law
6 3 (2.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) International Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (14.86%) Developer
2 17 (11.49%) Architect
3 15 (10.14%) Administrator
4 14 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.78%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (8.78%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.43%) DBA
7 10 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.08%) Database Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (5.41%) Consultant
9 8 (5.41%) Sybase DBA
9 8 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Analyst
10 7 (4.73%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) Web Services
2 12 (8.11%) REST
3 11 (7.43%) Node.js
4 10 (6.76%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.08%) HTML
5 9 (6.08%) JSON
5 9 (6.08%) SOAP
5 9 (6.08%) XML
6 8 (5.41%) jQuery
6 8 (5.41%) Kafka
6 8 (5.41%) Spring
7 7 (4.73%) HTML5
8 6 (4.05%) LDAP
8 6 (4.05%) ODBC
8 6 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (4.05%) React
8 6 (4.05%) RESTful
8 6 (4.05%) STL
9 5 (3.38%) Apache Camel
9 5 (3.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.41%) User Experience
4 7 (4.73%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.05%) Derivative
5 6 (4.05%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.38%) Clustering
7 4 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.03%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.03%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.35%) Equities
9 2 (1.35%) PKI
9 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.35%) Replication
9 2 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (58.11%) Linux
2 57 (38.51%) Unix
3 44 (29.73%) Windows
4 35 (23.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.14%) Ubuntu
6 12 (8.11%) Debian
6 12 (8.11%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.43%) Solaris
8 10 (6.76%) CentOS
9 6 (4.05%) Android
9 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.38%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.68%) AIX
13 1 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.41%) DevOps
2 37 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.59%) Configuration Management
4 25 (16.89%) ITIL
5 22 (14.86%) Migration
6 20 (13.51%) Scrum
6 20 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 19 (12.84%) Analytics
8 16 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (10.14%) ETL
9 15 (10.14%) Microservices
10 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (8.78%) Open Source
11 12 (8.11%) Data Analytics
11 12 (8.11%) Problem Management
12 11 (7.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (7.43%) Process Improvement
12 11 (7.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (7.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (59.46%) Python
2 61 (41.22%) Java
3 53 (35.81%) SQL
4 45 (30.41%) Shell Script
5 38 (25.68%) Bash Shell
6 33 (22.30%) PowerShell
7 26 (17.57%) Ruby
8 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 24 (16.22%) PL/SQL
8 24 (16.22%) T-SQL
9 20 (13.51%) C
9 20 (13.51%) C#
10 14 (9.46%) PHP
11 12 (8.11%) Groovy
12 11 (7.43%) SAS Macro
13 10 (6.76%) C++
13 10 (6.76%) C-shell
14 8 (5.41%) Korn
15 6 (4.05%) VBA
16 5 (3.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) Degree
4 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.35%) CCIE
6 2 (1.35%) CCNA
6 2 (1.35%) CISSP
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) CCDP
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) NCDA
7 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) SLA
2 5 (3.38%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (17.57%) Docker
2 24 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.73%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.05%) Squid
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (3.38%) vSphere
7 3 (2.03%) NFS
7 3 (2.03%) vCloud
7 3 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.35%) KVM
8 2 (1.35%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.35%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.68%) IAG
9 1 (0.68%) Samba
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (20.27%) Ansible
2 28 (18.92%) Kubernetes
3 27 (18.24%) Puppet
4 16 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (9.46%) Salt
6 13 (8.78%) Terraform
7 9 (6.08%) Nagios
8 7 (4.73%) Cacti
9 6 (4.05%) Kibana
9 6 (4.05%) Opsview
9 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (4.05%) vCenter Server
10 4 (2.70%) Data Guard
10 4 (2.70%) Tivoli
11 3 (2.03%) Icinga
11 3 (2.03%) logstash
11 3 (2.03%) Netcool
11 3 (2.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 3 (2.03%) Netcool/Webtop
11 3 (2.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (40.54%) Oracle
2 36 (24.32%) Red Hat
3 31 (20.95%) Sybase
4 28 (18.92%) VMware
5 22 (14.86%) IBM
6 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.14%) Splunk
8 14 (9.46%) MuleSoft
9 11 (7.43%) Cloudera
10 9 (6.08%) SaltStack
11 8 (5.41%) HP
12 7 (4.73%) CheckPoint
12 7 (4.73%) SAP
13 6 (4.05%) RedGate
13 6 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (4.05%) ServiceNow
14 5 (3.38%) Axway
14 5 (3.38%) Google
14 5 (3.38%) Hortonworks
14 5 (3.38%) Sparx