Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 174 115
Rank change year-on-year -38 -59 -9
Contract jobs citing Perl 604 706 1,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.57% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 3.26% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 422 739
London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £352 £363 £350
90th Percentile £637 £675 £625
England median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.34% +70.19%
10th Percentile £25.70 £37.23 £32.13
90th Percentile £55.20 £46.23 £39.38
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +8.11% -1.33%

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 23,184 21,683 19,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.21% 48.25% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,610 16,309 14,843
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £630
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 143 111
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +9.23% +32.03%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £69.55 £51.60 £67.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -41 88 £525 -4.55% 36
East London -27 22 £600 -2.04% 9
West London -20 14 £450 +3.45% 15
South London -32 6 £450 -13.46% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 450 (74.50%) Python
2 393 (65.07%) Linux
3 245 (40.56%) Unix
4 208 (34.44%) Puppet
5 201 (33.28%) Ansible
6 200 (33.11%) Java
7 196 (32.45%) DevOps
8 177 (29.30%) Git (software)
8 177 (29.30%) Ruby
9 175 (28.97%) SQL
10 171 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
11 158 (26.16%) Bash Shell
12 157 (25.99%) Amazon AWS
13 154 (25.50%) Finance
14 153 (25.33%) Jenkins
15 125 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
16 110 (18.21%) Docker
16 110 (18.21%) Windows
17 103 (17.05%) Configuration Management
18 102 (16.89%) Shell Script
18 102 (16.89%) Banking
19 99 (16.39%) MySQL
20 97 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
21 94 (15.56%) JavaScript
22 90 (14.90%) Terraform
23 89 (14.74%) Apache
24 87 (14.40%) HTTP
25 83 (13.74%) Red Hat
26 76 (12.58%) Oracle
27 74 (12.25%) PostgreSQL

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 89 (14.74%) Apache
2 53 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (5.46%) nginx
4 31 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 29 (4.80%) IIS
6 25 (4.14%) Confluence
7 24 (3.97%) OpenStack
7 24 (3.97%) WebSphere
8 20 (3.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (2.65%) Apache Spark
9 16 (2.65%) Jetty
10 15 (2.48%) Mongrel
11 7 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.83%) CMS
13 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.66%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.66%) JBoss
13 4 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.50%) Kondor
2 3 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.33%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (0.33%) Global One
3 2 (0.33%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 157 (25.99%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.63%) IaaS
4 33 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (5.30%) Amazon S3
6 29 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (4.80%) GitHub
7 28 (4.64%) PaaS
8 24 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (3.81%) Amazon ELB
10 18 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (2.15%) Sumo Logic
12 12 (1.99%) OpenShift
13 11 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (1.82%) npm
14 7 (1.16%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
16 5 (0.83%) Datadog
16 5 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (14.40%) HTTP
2 68 (11.26%) DNS
3 63 (10.43%) Firewall
4 58 (9.60%) TCP/IP
5 53 (8.77%) SSL
6 34 (5.63%) DHCP
6 34 (5.63%) Internet
7 22 (3.64%) Intranet
8 18 (2.98%) BIG-IP
8 18 (2.98%) VPN
9 14 (2.32%) DVB
10 13 (2.15%) MPLS
11 11 (1.82%) BGP
12 10 (1.66%) Wireless
13 9 (1.49%) Junos
13 9 (1.49%) Kerberos
13 9 (1.49%) SSH
13 9 (1.49%) WAN
14 8 (1.32%) Network Security
14 8 (1.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (16.39%) MySQL
2 74 (12.25%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (8.94%) Relational Database
4 44 (7.28%) NoSQL
5 43 (7.12%) MongoDB
6 41 (6.79%) SQL Server
7 30 (4.97%) RDBMS
8 28 (4.64%) Big Data
9 24 (3.97%) DB2
10 23 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (3.81%) Hadoop
11 19 (3.15%) InfluxDB
12 15 (2.48%) KDB
13 14 (2.32%) MariaDB
14 11 (1.82%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.66%) HBase
16 9 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.49%) Apache Hive
17 8 (1.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 177 (29.30%) Git (software)
2 153 (25.33%) Jenkins
3 55 (9.11%) Artifactory
4 46 (7.62%) JIRA
5 44 (7.28%) Bitbucket
6 42 (6.95%) TeamCity
7 35 (5.79%) Maven
8 33 (5.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 33 (5.46%) Vagrant
9 25 (4.14%) Subversion
10 24 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (3.48%) Cucumber
11 21 (3.48%) Selenium
12 20 (3.31%) Ant
13 18 (2.98%) Gradle
14 16 (2.65%) MSBuild
15 15 (2.48%) CruiseControl
16 13 (2.15%) IBM UrbanCode
17 11 (1.82%) Travis CI
18 7 (1.16%) GDB
General
1 154 (25.50%) Finance
2 102 (16.89%) Banking
3 55 (9.11%) Front Office
4 26 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 24 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 23 (3.81%) Retail
7 13 (2.15%) Marketing
8 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.99%) Back Office
9 6 (0.99%) Games
10 3 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (27.98%) Developer
2 151 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (11.42%) Perl Developer
4 50 (8.28%) AWS Engineer
5 45 (7.45%) AWS DevOps
6 44 (7.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 42 (6.95%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (6.62%) Python Developer
9 32 (5.30%) Administrator
9 32 (5.30%) Analyst
10 28 (4.64%) C++ Developer
10 28 (4.64%) Python Engineer
11 27 (4.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 24 (3.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.31%) Support Analyst
14 18 (2.98%) Linux Administrator
15 17 (2.81%) Azure Engineer
15 17 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (2.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.10%) XML
2 60 (9.93%) Web Services
3 44 (7.28%) LAMP
4 40 (6.62%) Elastic Stack
5 34 (5.63%) .NET
5 34 (5.63%) HTML
6 33 (5.46%) AngularJS
6 33 (5.46%) CGI
7 31 (5.13%) Middleware
8 29 (4.80%) FastCGI
9 27 (4.47%) Sensu
10 26 (4.30%) ActiveMQ
10 26 (4.30%) JSON
10 26 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
10 26 (4.30%) Spring Boot
11 25 (4.14%) CSS
12 24 (3.97%) CPAN
13 23 (3.81%) Catalyst
13 23 (3.81%) Node.js
14 22 (3.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.10%) Linux Command Line
2 47 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.62%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (4.30%) Data Centre
6 25 (4.14%) Fixed Income
7 24 (3.97%) Equities
8 16 (2.65%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (2.15%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.99%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.99%) STB
12 11 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (1.82%) IPTV
13 10 (1.66%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.66%) Replication
14 9 (1.49%) Fintech
14 9 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 393 (65.07%) Linux
2 245 (40.56%) Unix
3 110 (18.21%) Windows
4 57 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (8.94%) Solaris
6 30 (4.97%) Windows Server
7 27 (4.47%) Ubuntu
8 25 (4.14%) CentOS
8 25 (4.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 20 (3.31%) AIX
10 19 (3.15%) Debian
11 16 (2.65%) SUSE
12 15 (2.48%) Fedora
13 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.66%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.33%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (32.45%) DevOps
2 171 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (17.05%) Configuration Management
4 97 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (11.42%) OO
6 64 (10.60%) Load Balancing
7 59 (9.77%) SDLC
7 59 (9.77%) Test Automation
8 51 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 48 (7.95%) Open Source
11 44 (7.28%) TDD
12 42 (6.95%) Migration
13 40 (6.62%) Change Management
14 38 (6.29%) Analytics
14 38 (6.29%) Deployment Automation
15 37 (6.13%) E-Commerce
15 37 (6.13%) Scrum
16 36 (5.96%) Microservices
16 36 (5.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 450 (74.50%) Python
2 200 (33.11%) Java
3 177 (29.30%) Ruby
4 175 (28.97%) SQL
5 158 (26.16%) Bash Shell
6 102 (16.89%) Shell Script
7 94 (15.56%) JavaScript
8 62 (10.26%) C++
9 59 (9.77%) PowerShell
10 51 (8.44%) C#
11 47 (7.78%) Go
12 41 (6.79%) C
13 37 (6.13%) PHP
14 19 (3.15%) Korn
14 19 (3.15%) Scala
15 17 (2.81%) VB
16 16 (2.65%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.66%) R
18 9 (1.49%) VBScript
19 7 (1.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 43 (7.12%) Degree
2 25 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.32%) CCNA
7 7 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.99%) CCNP
9 5 (0.83%) ISEB
9 5 (0.83%) JNCIP
10 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.50%) CCSP
11 3 (0.50%) CEH
11 3 (0.50%) CISSP
11 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.50%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.50%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.50%) RHCT
12 2 (0.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.32%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) SLA
3 4 (0.66%) EMIR
3 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) MiFID
5 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.33%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.33%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) SEPA
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
System Software
1 110 (18.21%) Docker
2 50 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.31%) VirtualBox
4 18 (2.98%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.98%) NFS
5 13 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.99%) KVM
7 11 (1.82%) Firmware
7 11 (1.82%) vSphere
8 8 (1.32%) etcd
8 8 (1.32%) flannel
9 7 (1.16%) LXC
9 7 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.83%) HDFS
10 5 (0.83%) Xen
10 5 (0.83%) XenApp
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 208 (34.44%) Puppet
2 201 (33.28%) Ansible
3 125 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (14.90%) Terraform
5 67 (11.09%) Kubernetes
6 57 (9.44%) Salt
7 53 (8.77%) Nagios
8 42 (6.95%) logstash
9 38 (6.29%) Kibana
10 33 (5.46%) ZABBIX
11 22 (3.64%) Uchiwa
12 21 (3.48%) ITRS Geneos
12 21 (3.48%) Pingdom
13 19 (3.15%) BladeLogic
13 19 (3.15%) Packer
14 18 (2.98%) CFEngine
15 17 (2.81%) Rancher
16 14 (2.32%) Graylog
17 9 (1.49%) Grafana
17 9 (1.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 83 (13.74%) Red Hat
2 76 (12.58%) Oracle
3 63 (10.43%) Splunk
3 63 (10.43%) VMware
4 60 (9.93%) Sybase
5 45 (7.45%) Microsoft
6 41 (6.79%) New Relic
7 32 (5.30%) SaltStack
8 24 (3.97%) Cisco
8 24 (3.97%) F5
8 24 (3.97%) hybris
9 21 (3.48%) AppDynamics
9 21 (3.48%) PagerDuty
10 20 (3.31%) Adobe
11 19 (3.15%) CyberArk
11 19 (3.15%) Google
12 18 (2.98%) Tableau
13 15 (2.48%) IBM
14 13 (2.15%) Citrix
15 12 (1.99%) Reuters