Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 197 116
Rank change year-on-year -34 -81 -1
Contract jobs citing Perl 558 687 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.45% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 2.98% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 443 690
London median daily rate £538 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.16% +2.15%
10th Percentile £368 £380 £361
90th Percentile £650 £674 £638
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
London median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.75% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £20.25 £37.03 £32.13
90th Percentile £20.75 £46.55 £39.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -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 23,670 23,040 19,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.26% 48.52% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,070 17,568 14,781
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £633
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 145 113
London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £33.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -4.03% +39.76%
10th Percentile £18.53 £18.01 £16.21
90th Percentile £58.75 £51.00 £57.38
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -40 78 £538 -2.27% 52
West London 0 21 £475 +5.56% 21
East London -53 14 £600 - 11
South London -25 6 £450 +8.11% 5
North London - 1 £400 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 420 (75.27%) Python
2 352 (63.08%) Linux
3 226 (40.50%) Unix
4 189 (33.87%) Java
5 182 (32.62%) DevOps
6 171 (30.65%) Ansible
7 167 (29.93%) SQL
8 166 (29.75%) Ruby
8 166 (29.75%) Puppet
9 162 (29.03%) Bash Shell
10 155 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
11 149 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
12 147 (26.34%) Finance
13 145 (25.99%) Git (software)
14 134 (24.01%) Jenkins
15 120 (21.51%) Docker
16 113 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
17 103 (18.46%) Banking
18 95 (17.03%) Oracle
19 89 (15.95%) Windows
20 86 (15.41%) Shell Script
21 85 (15.23%) HTTP
22 82 (14.70%) Test Automation
23 80 (14.34%) Terraform
23 80 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
24 76 (13.62%) Kubernetes
25 75 (13.44%) Splunk
26 70 (12.54%) Apache
26 70 (12.54%) Configuration Management
26 70 (12.54%) Red Hat

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 70 (12.54%) Apache
2 37 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.94%) IIS
5 21 (3.76%) Confluence
5 21 (3.76%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.23%) nginx
6 18 (3.23%) OpenStack
7 17 (3.05%) Drupal
8 15 (2.69%) Apache Qpid
9 14 (2.51%) Jetty
10 13 (2.33%) Mongrel
11 11 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.79%) Apache Spark
13 7 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (1.08%) JBoss
15 5 (0.90%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.90%) SAS
15 5 (0.90%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (0.72%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.54%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.54%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.36%) Kondor
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.18%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 155 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (5.20%) GitHub
5 26 (4.66%) IaaS
5 26 (4.66%) PaaS
6 23 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (3.76%) Amazon S3
8 20 (3.58%) OpenShift
9 16 (2.87%) Apigee
9 16 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (1.97%) Sumo Logic
11 10 (1.79%) Datadog
12 7 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.25%) npm
13 6 (1.08%) Google App Engine
13 6 (1.08%) Office 365
13 6 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.23%) HTTP
2 67 (12.01%) Firewall
3 55 (9.86%) TCP/IP
4 52 (9.32%) SSL
5 43 (7.71%) DNS
6 30 (5.38%) DHCP
6 30 (5.38%) Internet
7 28 (5.02%) VPN
8 19 (3.41%) Intranet
8 19 (3.41%) Kerberos
9 15 (2.69%) BIG-IP
9 15 (2.69%) MPLS
10 14 (2.51%) BGP
10 14 (2.51%) WAN
11 13 (2.33%) LAN
12 12 (2.15%) OSPF
13 11 (1.97%) Wireless
14 10 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.61%) FTP
16 8 (1.43%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.75%) MySQL
2 56 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 42 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 37 (6.63%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.38%) RDBMS
7 29 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.84%) Big Data
8 27 (4.84%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.76%) DB2
10 20 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 17 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.69%) Hadoop
13 12 (2.15%) InfluxDB
13 12 (2.15%) MariaDB
13 12 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.79%) OLAP
15 9 (1.61%) Redis
16 8 (1.43%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 145 (25.99%) Git (software)
2 134 (24.01%) Jenkins
3 44 (7.89%) Bitbucket
4 43 (7.71%) Maven
5 39 (6.99%) JIRA
6 33 (5.91%) Artifactory
7 31 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 29 (5.20%) TeamCity
10 21 (3.76%) Selenium
11 19 (3.41%) Cucumber
11 19 (3.41%) Vagrant
12 18 (3.23%) Ant
12 18 (3.23%) Subversion
13 16 (2.87%) Gradle
14 14 (2.51%) MSBuild
14 14 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (2.33%) CruiseControl
16 11 (1.97%) Travis CI
17 10 (1.79%) GoCD
General
1 147 (26.34%) Finance
2 103 (18.46%) Banking
3 55 (9.86%) Front Office
4 33 (5.91%) Investment Banking
5 30 (5.38%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.87%) Retail
7 7 (1.25%) Marketing
7 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.08%) Back Office
9 4 (0.72%) Games
9 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (26.16%) Developer
2 136 (24.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 51 (9.14%) Perl Developer
4 33 (5.91%) AWS Engineer
5 31 (5.56%) Analyst
5 31 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
6 30 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 29 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
8 28 (5.02%) Architect
9 26 (4.66%) Administrator
9 26 (4.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 26 (4.66%) Python Developer
10 23 (4.12%) C++ Developer
10 23 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
11 21 (3.76%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.23%) Python Engineer
13 18 (3.23%) Support Analyst
14 16 (2.87%) Oracle Developer
15 15 (2.69%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.22%) Web Services
2 46 (8.24%) XML
3 31 (5.56%) JSON
4 29 (5.20%) HTML
5 28 (5.02%) .NET
5 28 (5.02%) CGI
5 28 (5.02%) LAMP
6 26 (4.66%) Elastic Stack
6 26 (4.66%) Node.js
7 25 (4.48%) REST
8 24 (4.30%) FastCGI
9 21 (3.76%) CSS
10 20 (3.58%) Middleware
11 19 (3.41%) OAuth
12 18 (3.23%) Kafka
13 17 (3.05%) Java EE
14 16 (2.87%) AngularJS
14 16 (2.87%) CPAN
14 16 (2.87%) OAuth2
15 15 (2.69%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.50%) Linux Command Line
2 46 (8.24%) Data Centre
3 44 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.30%) Fixed Income
5 24 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (3.23%) Equities
6 18 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.69%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.51%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.79%) Replication
10 9 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.61%) PKI
10 9 (1.61%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 352 (63.08%) Linux
2 226 (40.50%) Unix
3 89 (15.95%) Windows
4 51 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (5.91%) Solaris
6 22 (3.94%) Ubuntu
7 21 (3.76%) CentOS
8 19 (3.41%) Windows Server
9 18 (3.23%) Debian
10 14 (2.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (2.33%) Fedora
12 12 (2.15%) SUSE
13 9 (1.61%) AIX
14 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.36%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (32.62%) DevOps
2 149 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (14.70%) Test Automation
4 80 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (12.54%) Configuration Management
6 62 (11.11%) OO
7 57 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 50 (8.96%) Computer Science
10 46 (8.24%) SDLC
11 44 (7.89%) Analytics
12 41 (7.35%) ITIL
12 41 (7.35%) Open Source
13 39 (6.99%) Load Balancing
14 37 (6.63%) Migration
15 35 (6.27%) Change Management
16 31 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (5.56%) TDD
16 31 (5.56%) Unit Testing
17 30 (5.38%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 420 (75.27%) Python
2 189 (33.87%) Java
3 167 (29.93%) SQL
4 166 (29.75%) Ruby
5 162 (29.03%) Bash Shell
6 86 (15.41%) Shell Script
7 69 (12.37%) C++
8 68 (12.19%) JavaScript
9 51 (9.14%) PowerShell
10 43 (7.71%) C
10 43 (7.71%) C#
11 37 (6.63%) PHP
12 35 (6.27%) Go
13 34 (6.09%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.51%) R
15 13 (2.33%) AWK
15 13 (2.33%) Scala
16 12 (2.15%) VB
17 10 (1.79%) Korn
18 7 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (8.60%) Degree
2 30 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.05%) AWS Certification
6 15 (2.69%) CCNA
7 14 (2.51%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.79%) CCNP
9 6 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.08%) SANS
10 5 (0.90%) CEH
10 5 (0.90%) ISEB
11 4 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.72%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.54%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.54%) PhD
13 2 (0.36%) CCA
13 2 (0.36%) CCSP
13 2 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.76%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.25%) HIPAA
4 6 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.72%) GDPR
5 4 (0.72%) SLA
6 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.54%) EMIR
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.36%) MiFID
7 2 (0.36%) SEPA
8 1 (0.18%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.18%) FISMA
System Software
1 120 (21.51%) Docker
2 48 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (3.23%) VirtualBox
4 16 (2.87%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.69%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.33%) KVM
7 12 (2.15%) vSphere
8 9 (1.61%) Xen
9 8 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.25%) Firmware
11 6 (1.08%) LXC
11 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.08%) XenApp
12 5 (0.90%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.72%) HDFS
13 4 (0.72%) NFS
14 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.54%) Snort
15 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 171 (30.65%) Ansible
2 166 (29.75%) Puppet
3 113 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (14.34%) Terraform
5 76 (13.62%) Kubernetes
6 46 (8.24%) Nagios
7 42 (7.53%) Salt
8 35 (6.27%) Kibana
9 27 (4.84%) logstash
10 26 (4.66%) Packer
11 22 (3.94%) ZABBIX
12 21 (3.76%) ITRS Geneos
13 17 (3.05%) BladeLogic
14 16 (2.87%) Rancher
15 14 (2.51%) Suricata
16 13 (2.33%) Graylog
16 13 (2.33%) Pingdom
16 13 (2.33%) Rundeck
17 12 (2.15%) CFEngine
18 11 (1.97%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 95 (17.03%) Oracle
2 75 (13.44%) Splunk
3 70 (12.54%) Red Hat
4 56 (10.04%) VMware
5 41 (7.35%) Microsoft
6 36 (6.45%) Sybase
7 35 (6.27%) New Relic
8 30 (5.38%) SaltStack
9 23 (4.12%) Atlassian
9 23 (4.12%) Cisco
10 20 (3.58%) F5
10 20 (3.58%) Google
11 16 (2.87%) AppDynamics
12 15 (2.69%) hybris
12 15 (2.69%) Qualys
12 15 (2.69%) Tableau
13 14 (2.51%) Citrix
13 14 (2.51%) ServiceNow
14 13 (2.33%) IBM
15 12 (2.15%) Greenplum