Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 381 247 288
Rank change year-on-year -134 +41 -52
Contract jobs citing Perl 204 173 252
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.98% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 2.01% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 155
10th Percentile £405 £297 £343
25th Percentile £475 £406 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £495 £538
Median % change year-on-year +8.59% -7.91% -2.27%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £619
90th Percentile £700 £643 £755
England median daily rate £538 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
10th Percentile - - £13.05
25th Percentile - - £17.63
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
75th Percentile - - £27.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.93% -15.63% -11.03%

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 16,586 8,593 14,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.33% 48.75% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,705 6,378 10,664
10th Percentile £413 £350 £370
25th Percentile £494 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £613
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
England median daily rate £550 £485 £485
% change year-on-year +13.40% - +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 54 99
10th Percentile £25.00 £21.48 £17.10
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.31 £25.25
Median hourly rate £52.50 £41.00 £45.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.05% -9.89% +24.08%
75th Percentile £64.19 £57.25 £52.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £70.28 £55.90
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +3.82%

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -61 21 £570 +15.44% 20
West London -30 7 £450 +1.41% 5
East London -12 1 £275 -52.17%
South London -15 1 £450 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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.

1 165 (80.88%) Python
2 117 (57.35%) Linux
3 108 (52.94%) Java
4 76 (37.25%) Unix
5 67 (32.84%) SQL
5 67 (32.84%) Finance
6 60 (29.41%) Bash
7 59 (28.92%) Oracle
8 53 (25.98%) AWS
9 52 (25.49%) Social Skills
10 49 (24.02%) C#
10 49 (24.02%) Windows
11 42 (20.59%) SQL Server
12 40 (19.61%) TCP/IP
12 40 (19.61%) Shell Script
12 40 (19.61%) DevOps
13 38 (18.63%) Ansible
14 37 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (18.14%) Ruby
15 35 (17.16%) Red Hat
16 33 (16.18%) ITIL
16 33 (16.18%) Front Office
16 33 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (15.20%) Sybase
18 30 (14.71%) JavaScript
18 30 (14.71%) PHP
18 30 (14.71%) Middleware
18 30 (14.71%) Banking
18 30 (14.71%) Azure
19 29 (14.22%) C++

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 (7.35%) Apache
2 9 (4.41%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.43%) JBoss
4 6 (2.94%) Confluence
4 6 (2.94%) IIS
5 5 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.96%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (10.78%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.47%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) Magento
4 1 (0.49%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.98%) AWS
2 30 (14.71%) Azure
3 11 (5.39%) GCP
3 11 (5.39%) SaaS
4 8 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.92%) PaaS
5 6 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (2.94%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.94%) Serverless
6 5 (2.45%) GitHub
6 5 (2.45%) IaaS
7 4 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.96%) Apigee
7 4 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.47%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.47%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.61%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.35%) HTTP
3 11 (5.39%) Firewall
4 10 (4.90%) SAN
5 9 (4.41%) DNS
5 9 (4.41%) Internet
6 8 (3.92%) BGP
6 8 (3.92%) OSPF
7 7 (3.43%) Network Security
8 6 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.94%) IOS XR
8 6 (2.94%) MPLS
8 6 (2.94%) NX-OS
9 5 (2.45%) VPN
10 4 (1.96%) DHCP
10 4 (1.96%) Wireless
11 3 (1.47%) FTP
11 3 (1.47%) Intranet
11 3 (1.47%) LAN
11 3 (1.47%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.88%) MySQL
4 11 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.45%) Data Mart
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.96%) DB2
6 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.47%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.47%) HBase
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.98%) Flink
8 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.27%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.88%) JIRA
4 11 (5.39%) Maven
5 8 (3.92%) Artifactory
5 8 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (2.94%) GitLab
6 6 (2.94%) Selenium
7 5 (2.45%) Subversion
8 4 (1.96%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.96%) Burp Suite
8 4 (1.96%) JMeter
8 4 (1.96%) Metasploit
8 4 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.47%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.47%) NeoLoad
9 3 (1.47%) TestLink
10 2 (0.98%) Serena SBM
General
1 67 (32.84%) Finance
2 52 (25.49%) Social Skills
3 33 (16.18%) Front Office
4 30 (14.71%) Banking
5 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.84%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.96%) Back Office
7 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.96%) International Banking
7 4 (1.96%) Retail
8 3 (1.47%) Publishing
9 2 (0.98%) Electronics
9 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.98%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (20.59%) Developer
2 24 (11.76%) Analyst
3 21 (10.29%) SQL Analyst
3 21 (10.29%) Support Analyst
4 20 (9.80%) SQL Support Analyst
5 15 (7.35%) Administrator
6 13 (6.37%) Architect
6 13 (6.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.37%) Electronic Trading Support
7 12 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support
8 9 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (3.92%) FX Support Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.92%) Python Developer
9 8 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.71%) Middleware
2 27 (13.24%) .NET
3 22 (10.78%) Rendezvous
4 18 (8.82%) RESTful
5 17 (8.33%) Spring
5 17 (8.33%) XML
6 12 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 10 (4.90%) Web Services
8 9 (4.41%) Kafka
8 9 (4.41%) REST
9 8 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (3.92%) LDAP
9 8 (3.92%) SOAP
10 7 (3.43%) Ajax
10 7 (3.43%) CSS
10 7 (3.43%) HTML
10 7 (3.43%) JSON
11 6 (2.94%) J2EE
11 6 (2.94%) Node.js
12 4 (1.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (12.75%) Derivative
3 21 (10.29%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.88%) Clustering
5 11 (5.39%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.41%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.92%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.92%) Public Cloud
8 7 (3.43%) Equities
9 6 (2.94%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.45%) PKI
10 5 (2.45%) Replication
11 4 (1.96%) DataPower
11 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.47%) DTCC
12 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.47%) Legacy Applications
12 3 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.47%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 117 (57.35%) Linux
2 76 (37.25%) Unix
3 49 (24.02%) Windows
4 33 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.39%) Solaris
6 6 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.45%) AIX
7 5 (2.45%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.47%) Android
8 3 (1.47%) CentOS
8 3 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.98%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.98%) VMS
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.49%) SUSE
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.61%) DevOps
2 37 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.18%) ITIL
4 28 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (13.24%) CI/CD
5 27 (13.24%) Migration
5 27 (13.24%) Problem Management
6 26 (12.75%) E-Commerce
7 24 (11.76%) Release Management
8 23 (11.27%) Microservices
9 18 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 16 (7.84%) Electronic Trading
11 16 (7.84%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (6.86%) Analytics
14 11 (5.39%) Application Security
14 11 (5.39%) Test Automation
15 9 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.41%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (80.88%) Python
2 108 (52.94%) Java
3 67 (32.84%) SQL
4 60 (29.41%) Bash
5 49 (24.02%) C#
6 40 (19.61%) Shell Script
7 37 (18.14%) Ruby
8 30 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 30 (14.71%) PHP
9 29 (14.22%) C++
10 16 (7.84%) PowerShell
11 12 (5.88%) C
11 12 (5.88%) Go
12 11 (5.39%) VB
13 6 (2.94%) AWK
14 4 (1.96%) Korn
14 4 (1.96%) sed
14 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (11.76%) Degree
2 11 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.41%) CCIE
4 6 (2.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 6 (2.94%) CCIE Service Provider
4 6 (2.94%) CREST Certified
4 6 (2.94%) SANS
5 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.96%) CCNP
7 3 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.98%) CCNA
8 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.49%) CISSP
9 1 (0.49%) PhD
9 1 (0.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) QA
2 6 (2.94%) NCSC
3 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.47%) PMO
5 2 (0.98%) GDPR
5 2 (0.98%) NIST
5 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.98%) SLA
6 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.49%) JTAG
6 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.49%) SOC 1
6 1 (0.49%) SOC 2
System Software
1 16 (7.84%) Docker
2 12 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.98%) HDFS
5 2 (0.98%) vCloud
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.98%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.49%) KVM
6 1 (0.49%) LXC
6 1 (0.49%) NFS
6 1 (0.49%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.49%) Squid
6 1 (0.49%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (18.63%) Ansible
2 29 (14.22%) Kubernetes
3 25 (12.25%) Terraform
4 22 (10.78%) BladeLogic
5 13 (6.37%) Puppet
6 10 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.43%) Nessus
8 4 (1.96%) Consul
8 4 (1.96%) Salt
8 4 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.47%) HP ALM
9 3 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.47%) Istio
9 3 (1.47%) Nagios
9 3 (1.47%) Packer
9 3 (1.47%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.98%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.98%) Control-M
10 2 (0.98%) Icinga
10 2 (0.98%) Nmap
Vendors
1 59 (28.92%) Oracle
2 35 (17.16%) Red Hat
3 31 (15.20%) Sybase
4 24 (11.76%) BMC
4 24 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 17 (8.33%) VMware
6 15 (7.35%) Microsoft
7 14 (6.86%) F5
8 12 (5.88%) HP
9 10 (4.90%) Cisco
9 10 (4.90%) IBM
10 8 (3.92%) Dell
11 7 (3.43%) Juniper
11 7 (3.43%) Splunk
12 6 (2.94%) Google
12 6 (2.94%) Huawei
12 6 (2.94%) Murex
12 6 (2.94%) Nokia
13 4 (1.96%) SAP
13 4 (1.96%) ServiceNow