Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 294 246 184
Rank change year-on-year -48 -62 -71
Contract jobs citing Perl 181 497 718
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.72% 1.16% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 2.41% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 336 508
Median daily rate £500 £550 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.02% +9.21%
10th Percentile £346 £381 £387
90th Percentile £629 £663 £675
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £47.83 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.09% +133.32% -56.38%
England median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -23.26% +7.50% -9.09%

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 12,038 20,614 22,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.82% 48.17% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,732 15,560 17,225
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £350
90th Percentile £690 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 119 204
Median hourly rate £44.02 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.28% +2.86% -20.45%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.88 £17.75
90th Percentile £68.71 £53.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.30% +6.25% -

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 +34 30 £513 -4.65% 23
West London -3 5 £425 -6.85% 9
South London +20 3 £550 +2.33% 1
East London +47 1 £400 -20.00% 5
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 114 (62.98%) Python
2 105 (58.01%) Linux
3 65 (35.91%) Java
4 60 (33.15%) Unix
5 56 (30.94%) Oracle
5 56 (30.94%) SQL
6 53 (29.28%) Shell Script
7 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (26.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (25.97%) Puppet
10 46 (25.41%) Bash Shell
10 46 (25.41%) Finance
10 46 (25.41%) Ansible
11 45 (24.86%) Red Hat
12 44 (24.31%) ITIL
12 44 (24.31%) DevOps
13 39 (21.55%) AWS
14 38 (20.99%) Git (software)
14 38 (20.99%) Banking
15 34 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
16 31 (17.13%) Windows
17 30 (16.57%) TCP/IP
18 29 (16.02%) PL/SQL
19 27 (14.92%) Configuration Management
19 27 (14.92%) Front Office
19 27 (14.92%) Investment Banking
19 27 (14.92%) Ruby
19 27 (14.92%) Docker
20 26 (14.36%) Kubernetes
21 25 (13.81%) PowerShell

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 20 (11.05%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.52%) SAS
3 8 (4.42%) Confluence
4 5 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.21%) IIS
5 4 (2.21%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.66%) Drupal
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.10%) Apache
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.10%) CMS
7 2 (1.10%) JBoss
7 2 (1.10%) nginx
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.55%) Jetty
8 1 (0.55%) Mailman
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.55%) AWS
2 15 (8.29%) Azure
3 14 (7.73%) GCP
4 11 (6.08%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (5.52%) Amazon S3
5 10 (5.52%) GitHub
6 9 (4.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (3.87%) OpenShift
7 7 (3.87%) Serverless
8 6 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.31%) PaaS
9 5 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (2.76%) AWS IoT
9 5 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.76%) Power Platform
10 4 (2.21%) IaaS
10 4 (2.21%) Office 365
10 4 (2.21%) SaaS
11 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.57%) TCP/IP
2 23 (12.71%) Junos
3 19 (10.50%) Cisco IOS
3 19 (10.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (10.50%) NX-OS
3 19 (10.50%) VPN
4 18 (9.94%) Wireshark
5 17 (9.39%) LAN
6 16 (8.84%) BGP
6 16 (8.84%) EIGRP
6 16 (8.84%) Ethernet
6 16 (8.84%) MPLS
6 16 (8.84%) OSPF
6 16 (8.84%) Wireless
6 16 (8.84%) WLAN
7 15 (8.29%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (8.29%) Cisco Wireless
7 15 (8.29%) DNS
7 15 (8.29%) DWDM
7 15 (8.29%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (9.39%) MySQL
3 11 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.52%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.97%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.42%) Base SAS
6 8 (4.42%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (3.31%) Pentaho
9 5 (2.76%) Big Data
9 5 (2.76%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 38 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.81%) Jenkins
3 21 (11.60%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (9.94%) JIRA
5 13 (7.18%) Subversion
6 8 (4.42%) Bitbucket
6 8 (4.42%) CA Gen
6 8 (4.42%) GitLab
7 6 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.21%) Ant
8 4 (2.21%) gulp
8 4 (2.21%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.66%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.66%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.66%) ProC
9 3 (1.66%) PVCS
10 2 (1.10%) CMake
10 2 (1.10%) Maven
10 2 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 46 (25.41%) Finance
2 38 (20.99%) Banking
3 27 (14.92%) Front Office
3 27 (14.92%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.76%) Law
4 5 (2.76%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (23.20%) Developer
2 21 (11.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (11.60%) Network Engineer
3 15 (8.29%) Administrator
4 14 (7.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (7.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (7.73%) Juniper Engineer
5 11 (6.08%) Architect
5 11 (6.08%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) Data Network Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) IP Network Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Analyst
7 9 (4.97%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Consultant
7 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Mac Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.94%) REST
2 17 (9.39%) XML
3 15 (8.29%) 802.1X
4 14 (7.73%) JSON
5 12 (6.63%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (6.08%) LDAP
7 10 (5.52%) J2EE
7 10 (5.52%) RESTful
7 10 (5.52%) Web Services
8 7 (3.87%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.87%) CSS
8 7 (3.87%) STL
9 6 (3.31%) Spring
10 5 (2.76%) .NET
10 5 (2.76%) HTML
10 5 (2.76%) jQuery
10 5 (2.76%) Kafka
10 5 (2.76%) Node.js
11 4 (2.21%) HTML5
11 4 (2.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.21%) Clustering
5 4 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.21%) Derivative
5 4 (2.21%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.21%) User Experience
6 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.66%) Smart Home
6 3 (1.66%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.10%) PKI
7 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 105 (58.01%) Linux
2 60 (33.15%) Unix
3 48 (26.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (17.13%) Windows
5 13 (7.18%) CentOS
5 13 (7.18%) Solaris
6 11 (6.08%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.97%) Mac OS
8 6 (3.31%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (1.66%) Debian
11 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.10%) SUSE
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.31%) DevOps
2 44 (24.31%) ITIL
3 27 (14.92%) Configuration Management
4 24 (13.26%) Migration
5 19 (10.50%) Change Management
6 17 (9.39%) Analytics
6 17 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (9.39%) Scrum
6 17 (9.39%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.84%) OO
7 16 (8.84%) Problem Management
7 16 (8.84%) Process Improvement
8 15 (8.29%) Data Modelling
8 15 (8.29%) ETL
8 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (7.73%) Test Strategy
10 13 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.63%) RUP
12 11 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (62.98%) Python
2 65 (35.91%) Java
3 56 (30.94%) SQL
4 53 (29.28%) Shell Script
5 46 (25.41%) Bash Shell
6 29 (16.02%) PL/SQL
7 27 (14.92%) Ruby
8 25 (13.81%) PowerShell
9 20 (11.05%) JavaScript
10 19 (10.50%) C++
11 16 (8.84%) C#
12 15 (8.29%) C
13 10 (5.52%) PHP
14 8 (4.42%) SAS Macro
14 8 (4.42%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.76%) VBScript
16 4 (2.21%) Groovy
16 4 (2.21%) Haskell
17 3 (1.66%) Go
17 3 (1.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.29%) CCNA
3 15 (8.29%) CCNP
3 15 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.87%) Degree
5 5 (2.76%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.10%) CISSP
7 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.10%) RHCE
8 1 (0.55%) CISM
8 1 (0.55%) GCUX
8 1 (0.55%) GIAC
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) OCA
8 1 (0.55%) OCP
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.55%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 27 (14.92%) Docker
2 18 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.63%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.31%) Squid
6 5 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.76%) vSphere
7 4 (2.21%) KVM
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.21%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.66%) vCloud
9 2 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.10%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.55%) IAG
10 1 (0.55%) NFS
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (25.97%) Puppet
2 46 (25.41%) Ansible
3 34 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (14.36%) Kubernetes
5 24 (13.26%) Nagios
6 22 (12.15%) Terraform
7 21 (11.60%) Cacti
8 19 (10.50%) ZABBIX
9 15 (8.29%) Cisco Prime
9 15 (8.29%) NetMRI
9 15 (8.29%) Statseeker
10 13 (7.18%) Kibana
11 10 (5.52%) logstash
12 9 (4.97%) Jamf Pro
13 8 (4.42%) vCenter Server
14 7 (3.87%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (3.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (3.31%) Opsview
15 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
16 5 (2.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (30.94%) Oracle
2 45 (24.86%) Red Hat
3 24 (13.26%) Juniper
3 24 (13.26%) VMware
4 20 (11.05%) Cisco
5 18 (9.94%) Sybase
6 17 (9.39%) Splunk
7 16 (8.84%) NetScout
7 16 (8.84%) Solarflare
8 13 (7.18%) Microsoft
9 11 (6.08%) Informatica
10 10 (5.52%) BEA
10 10 (5.52%) Google
10 10 (5.52%) Pega
10 10 (5.52%) webMethods
11 7 (3.87%) Apple
11 7 (3.87%) IBM
11 7 (3.87%) Symantec
12 6 (3.31%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.31%) SAP