Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 108 114
Rank change year-on-year -78 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 689 962 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.50% 2.32% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 5.09% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 672 636
London median daily rate £550 £475 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +2.43% +3.06%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £663 £636 £625
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
London median hourly rate £44.62 £45.25 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +52.67% -25.90%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% +14.29%

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 22,160 18,906 19,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.38% 45.57% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,011 14,113 14,339
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £305
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 129
London median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +34.95% +2.21%
10th Percentile £18.43 £16.59 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £65.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 21 January 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
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 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 -73 105 £550 +22.22% 57
East London +5 38 £600 +14.29% 5
West London -80 15 £500 +33.33% 13
South London -46 12 £440 -7.37%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 466 (67.63%) Python
2 439 (63.72%) Linux
3 356 (51.67%) Unix
4 289 (41.94%) Java
5 255 (37.01%) Finance
6 238 (34.54%) DevOps
7 221 (32.08%) Bash Shell
8 211 (30.62%) SQL
9 196 (28.45%) Ruby
10 186 (27.00%) Ansible
11 184 (26.71%) Banking
12 182 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
13 161 (23.37%) Puppet
14 154 (22.35%) Jenkins
15 152 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
16 138 (20.03%) Windows
17 132 (19.16%) Red Hat
18 124 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
19 120 (17.42%) Git (software)
20 117 (16.98%) Docker
20 117 (16.98%) Configuration Management
21 113 (16.40%) Oracle
22 112 (16.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 111 (16.11%) Shell Script
24 99 (14.37%) C++
25 97 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
26 96 (13.93%) Relational Database
27 95 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
27 95 (13.79%) Sybase
28 80 (11.61%) Investment Banking

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 66 (9.58%) Apache
2 43 (6.24%) JBoss
3 38 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 33 (4.79%) nginx
4 33 (4.79%) WebSphere
5 25 (3.63%) IIS
6 24 (3.48%) Confluence
7 22 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.76%) OpenStack
9 16 (2.32%) Apache Spark
10 14 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (1.89%) MQSeries
11 13 (1.89%) Mule ESB
12 12 (1.74%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.60%) Apache Solr
14 10 (1.45%) Apache Pig
15 9 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (1.16%) Mule
17 7 (1.02%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.73%) SPSS
4 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.44%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) ION MarketView
1 7 (1.02%) Kondor
2 6 (0.87%) RMDS
3 5 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.15%) Eikon
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.15%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 152 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.52%) GitHub
4 23 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (3.34%) PaaS
5 20 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (2.47%) IaaS
7 15 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.89%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.31%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (1.02%) Bluemix
10 7 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.87%) Slack
12 5 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.58%) Google Container Engine
13 4 (0.58%) SaaS
14 3 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 68 (9.87%) Firewall
2 51 (7.40%) TCP/IP
3 40 (5.81%) DNS
4 31 (4.50%) HTTP
5 24 (3.48%) Internet
6 21 (3.05%) BIG-IP
7 20 (2.90%) SAN
8 19 (2.76%) VPN
9 18 (2.61%) Network Security
10 13 (1.89%) FTP
10 13 (1.89%) tcpdump
11 12 (1.74%) LAN
12 11 (1.60%) SSL
13 10 (1.45%) DHCP
13 10 (1.45%) SMTP
14 9 (1.31%) NAS
15 8 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (1.16%) SNMP
15 8 (1.16%) SSH
16 7 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (13.93%) Relational Database
2 62 (9.00%) RDBMS
2 62 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 44 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 39 (5.66%) Big Data
5 35 (5.08%) MySQL
6 33 (4.79%) MongoDB
7 29 (4.21%) DB2
7 29 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (3.34%) Oracle Database
9 22 (3.19%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
11 12 (1.74%) Blockchain
12 11 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.45%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.45%) KDB
14 8 (1.16%) Impala
14 8 (1.16%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 154 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 120 (17.42%) Git (software)
3 68 (9.87%) Maven
4 65 (9.43%) JIRA
5 51 (7.40%) Subversion
6 24 (3.48%) TeamCity
7 23 (3.34%) JUnit
8 19 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (2.61%) Selenium
10 16 (2.32%) Ant
10 16 (2.32%) JMeter
11 15 (2.18%) Bitbucket
12 14 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (2.03%) Vagrant
13 12 (1.74%) Gerrit
13 12 (1.74%) Gradle
14 11 (1.60%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.45%) SpecFlow
16 9 (1.31%) GitLab
17 7 (1.02%) Artifactory
General
1 255 (37.01%) Finance
2 184 (26.71%) Banking
3 80 (11.61%) Investment Banking
4 69 (10.01%) Front Office
5 30 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.60%) Back Office
6 11 (1.60%) Marketing
7 6 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.73%) Games
9 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.44%) Publishing
9 3 (0.44%) Retail
10 2 (0.29%) German Language
10 2 (0.29%) Law
10 2 (0.29%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 148 (21.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 127 (18.43%) Developer
3 62 (9.00%) Analyst
4 60 (8.71%) Linux Engineer
5 44 (6.39%) Administrator
6 43 (6.24%) AWS DevOps
7 41 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
8 34 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
9 33 (4.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 33 (4.79%) Java Developer
9 33 (4.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 32 (4.64%) Architect
11 31 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (4.06%) Support Analyst
13 27 (3.92%) Applications Support
13 27 (3.92%) Consultant
14 25 (3.63%) Applications Engineer
14 25 (3.63%) Senior DevOps
15 24 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 23 (3.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.45%) Web Services
2 63 (9.14%) XML
3 57 (8.27%) .NET
4 44 (6.39%) Elastic Stack
5 43 (6.24%) J2EE
5 43 (6.24%) Spring
6 42 (6.10%) FIX Protocol
7 35 (5.08%) JMS
8 34 (4.93%) HTML
9 33 (4.79%) JSON
10 24 (3.48%) Middleware
11 20 (2.90%) J2SE
12 19 (2.76%) Ajax
13 17 (2.47%) LDAP
13 17 (2.47%) Spring Boot
13 17 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (2.32%) Kafka
14 16 (2.32%) LAMP
15 15 (2.18%) CSS
16 13 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 97 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (6.97%) Equities
4 36 (5.22%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.92%) Fixed Income
6 20 (2.90%) Derivative
6 20 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 16 (2.32%) Replication
10 15 (2.18%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.74%) Clustering
11 12 (1.74%) Fintech
11 12 (1.74%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.74%) SWIFT
12 10 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.31%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 439 (63.72%) Linux
2 356 (51.67%) Unix
3 138 (20.03%) Windows
4 112 (16.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (7.11%) Solaris
6 39 (5.66%) CentOS
7 36 (5.22%) Windows Server
8 22 (3.19%) AIX
9 18 (2.61%) Ubuntu
10 14 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.16%) Android
12 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.02%) DC/OS
13 7 (1.02%) SUSE
14 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.73%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (34.54%) DevOps
2 182 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (16.98%) Configuration Management
4 95 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (9.00%) Open Source
6 61 (8.85%) SDLC
7 60 (8.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 58 (8.42%) Load Balancing
9 55 (7.98%) OO
10 54 (7.84%) ITIL
11 45 (6.53%) Test Automation
12 43 (6.24%) Migration
13 42 (6.10%) Mentoring
14 39 (5.66%) Change Management
14 39 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
15 38 (5.52%) Analytics
16 34 (4.93%) Risk Management
17 33 (4.79%) E-Commerce
18 30 (4.35%) Microservices
18 30 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 466 (67.63%) Python
2 289 (41.94%) Java
3 221 (32.08%) Bash Shell
4 211 (30.62%) SQL
5 196 (28.45%) Ruby
6 111 (16.11%) Shell Script
7 99 (14.37%) C++
8 55 (7.98%) C#
9 48 (6.97%) JavaScript
9 48 (6.97%) Korn
10 46 (6.68%) PHP
10 46 (6.68%) PowerShell
11 36 (5.22%) C
12 29 (4.21%) PL/SQL
13 25 (3.63%) Scala
14 21 (3.05%) T-SQL
14 21 (3.05%) VBA
15 16 (2.32%) R
16 13 (1.89%) VB
17 12 (1.74%) AWK
Qualifications
1 51 (7.40%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.63%) Degree
4 17 (2.47%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.87%) CCNP
7 6 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.58%) CCNA
8 4 (0.58%) PMP
8 4 (0.58%) RHCE
9 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.29%) CISSP
10 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) HP ASE
10 2 (0.29%) PhD
11 1 (0.15%) CCIE
11 1 (0.15%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.93%) QA
2 16 (2.32%) MiFID
3 3 (0.44%) PMO
4 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 117 (16.98%) Docker
2 37 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.47%) NFS
4 17 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.16%) Samba
6 8 (1.16%) SRDF
6 8 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.16%) Veritas File System
6 8 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (1.02%) Firmware
8 6 (0.87%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.87%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.87%) KVM
8 6 (0.87%) vCloud
9 5 (0.73%) Xen
10 4 (0.58%) GPFS
10 4 (0.58%) LXC
11 3 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 186 (27.00%) Ansible
2 161 (23.37%) Puppet
3 124 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (7.26%) Kubernetes
5 43 (6.24%) Terraform
6 35 (5.08%) Nagios
7 30 (4.35%) ITRS Geneos
8 27 (3.92%) ZABBIX
9 18 (2.61%) Packer
10 14 (2.03%) Rancher
11 12 (1.74%) BladeLogic
11 12 (1.74%) Control-M
11 12 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (1.74%) Kibana
11 12 (1.74%) NetBackup
12 11 (1.60%) logstash
12 11 (1.60%) Salt
12 11 (1.60%) Tivoli
13 10 (1.45%) Consul
13 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 132 (19.16%) Red Hat
2 113 (16.40%) Oracle
3 95 (13.79%) Sybase
4 73 (10.60%) Splunk
5 49 (7.11%) VMware
6 38 (5.52%) IBM
7 30 (4.35%) F5
8 29 (4.21%) Microsoft
9 24 (3.48%) Cisco
10 23 (3.34%) Google
11 22 (3.19%) AppDynamics
12 19 (2.76%) New Relic
13 17 (2.47%) EMC
14 14 (2.03%) ION Trading
14 14 (2.03%) Veritas
15 13 (1.89%) Adobe
15 13 (1.89%) SaltStack
16 12 (1.74%) TIBCO
17 11 (1.60%) HP
17 11 (1.60%) NetApp