Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 186 112
Rank change year-on-year -54 -74 +8
Contract jobs citing Perl 485 691 927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.49% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 3.09% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 482 644
London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £381 £400 £350
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 14
London median hourly rate £47.83 £20.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.32% -55.43% +55.20%
10th Percentile £44.77 £20.25 £39.50
90th Percentile £63.35 £20.75 £47.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -9.09% +10.00%

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 20,799 22,330 18,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.65% 47.99% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,761 17,133 13,668
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £484 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +1.89% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 196 114
London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.29 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.60% -20.70% +71.15%
10th Percentile £18.81 £17.75 £18.19
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -16 77 £550 +4.76% 48
West London +31 40 £456 +7.35% 23
South London +14 9 £538 +13.16% 4
East London -58 7 £600 - 9
North London - 1 £400 - 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 393 (81.03%) Python
2 269 (55.46%) Linux
3 182 (37.53%) Unix
4 173 (35.67%) Java
5 166 (34.23%) DevOps
6 152 (31.34%) Ansible
7 145 (29.90%) Bash Shell
8 141 (29.07%) Ruby
9 137 (28.25%) Amazon AWS
10 131 (27.01%) SQL
11 126 (25.98%) Puppet
12 125 (25.77%) Finance
13 114 (23.51%) Jenkins
14 110 (22.68%) Git (software)
15 105 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
16 100 (20.62%) Docker
17 89 (18.35%) Configuration Management
17 89 (18.35%) Oracle
17 89 (18.35%) Opscode Chef
18 85 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 85 (17.53%) Kubernetes
19 78 (16.08%) Terraform
20 77 (15.88%) Test Automation
21 72 (14.85%) Banking
22 70 (14.43%) Windows
22 70 (14.43%) Shell Script
23 65 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
24 63 (12.99%) JIRA
25 61 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 59 (12.16%) Firewall

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 41 (8.45%) Apache
2 25 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (4.54%) Confluence
3 22 (4.54%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.09%) Apache Qpid
4 15 (3.09%) Drupal
5 13 (2.68%) JBoss
5 13 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (2.47%) nginx
6 12 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.86%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.86%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.24%) CMS
10 6 (1.24%) SAS
11 5 (1.03%) IIS
12 4 (0.82%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) ION MarketView
1 4 (0.82%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.21%) Global One
2 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 137 (28.25%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (9.07%) GitHub
4 33 (6.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (3.30%) Apigee
7 15 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (3.09%) Amazon S3
8 14 (2.89%) OpenShift
9 13 (2.68%) PaaS
10 10 (2.06%) IaaS
10 10 (2.06%) Office 365
11 8 (1.65%) Datadog
12 6 (1.24%) Google App Engine
12 6 (1.24%) SaaS
12 6 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.16%) Firewall
2 58 (11.96%) HTTP
3 50 (10.31%) TCP/IP
4 42 (8.66%) DNS
5 39 (8.04%) SSL
6 33 (6.80%) Internet
7 31 (6.39%) DHCP
8 28 (5.77%) BGP
8 28 (5.77%) VPN
8 28 (5.77%) WAN
9 27 (5.57%) MPLS
10 24 (4.95%) OSPF
11 23 (4.74%) LAN
12 20 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (3.51%) Kerberos
14 14 (2.89%) Wireless
15 11 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (2.27%) SMTP
16 10 (2.06%) FTP
16 10 (2.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
1 38 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 29 (5.98%) MySQL
2 29 (5.98%) RDBMS
3 25 (5.15%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 25 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.92%) Big Data
6 18 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.68%) OLTP
9 12 (2.47%) DB2
10 11 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.27%) Power BI
11 10 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.86%) SQLPlus
13 5 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 114 (23.51%) Jenkins
2 110 (22.68%) Git (software)
3 63 (12.99%) JIRA
4 26 (5.36%) Maven
5 25 (5.15%) Bitbucket
5 25 (5.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 24 (4.95%) Artifactory
7 23 (4.74%) Subversion
8 19 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (3.71%) GitLab
9 18 (3.71%) Selenium
10 17 (3.51%) GoCD
11 16 (3.30%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.68%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.47%) Ant
14 11 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.86%) Spinnaker
16 8 (1.65%) JUnit
16 8 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 125 (25.77%) Finance
2 72 (14.85%) Banking
3 39 (8.04%) Front Office
4 29 (5.98%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.44%) Retail
8 5 (1.03%) Marketing
9 4 (0.82%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Games
10 3 (0.62%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (20.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 97 (20.00%) Developer
3 29 (5.98%) Architect
4 28 (5.77%) Network Engineer
5 27 (5.57%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
7 25 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (4.74%) Administrator
8 23 (4.74%) Analyst
8 23 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (4.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 20 (4.12%) Perl Developer
10 18 (3.71%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.30%) Consultant
11 16 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
11 16 (3.30%) Python Developer
12 15 (3.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 15 (3.09%) Security Engineer
13 14 (2.89%) C++ Developer
14 13 (2.68%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.22%) JSON
2 33 (6.80%) Web Services
3 31 (6.39%) Node.js
4 29 (5.98%) XML
5 25 (5.15%) HTML
6 22 (4.54%) Elastic Stack
6 22 (4.54%) OAuth
6 22 (4.54%) REST
7 20 (4.12%) .NET
8 16 (3.30%) CSS
8 16 (3.30%) OAuth2
9 15 (3.09%) Kafka
10 14 (2.89%) Spring
11 13 (2.68%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.68%) STL
12 12 (2.47%) HTML5
12 12 (2.47%) jQuery
12 12 (2.47%) LDAP
12 12 (2.47%) SOAP
13 11 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.84%) Linux Command Line
3 36 (7.42%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.54%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 15 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.89%) Equities
8 12 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.06%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.86%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.86%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.65%) PKI
12 7 (1.44%) Fintech
12 7 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 269 (55.46%) Linux
2 182 (37.53%) Unix
3 70 (14.43%) Windows
4 61 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (4.95%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.68%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.27%) Solaris
8 8 (1.65%) CentOS
9 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.24%) Debian
10 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.41%) AIX
13 2 (0.41%) Fedora
13 2 (0.41%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (34.23%) DevOps
2 105 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (18.35%) Configuration Management
4 77 (15.88%) Test Automation
5 65 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (11.34%) ITIL
7 48 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (8.25%) Software Delivery
9 35 (7.22%) Deployment Automation
9 35 (7.22%) OO
10 34 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (6.60%) Open Source
13 29 (5.98%) Analytics
14 28 (5.77%) SDLC
14 28 (5.77%) Security Operations
15 26 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
15 26 (5.36%) Task Automation
16 25 (5.15%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 393 (81.03%) Python
2 173 (35.67%) Java
3 145 (29.90%) Bash Shell
4 141 (29.07%) Ruby
5 131 (27.01%) SQL
6 70 (14.43%) Shell Script
7 52 (10.72%) C++
8 50 (10.31%) JavaScript
9 45 (9.28%) PowerShell
10 41 (8.45%) PHP
11 36 (7.42%) C
11 36 (7.42%) PL/SQL
12 29 (5.98%) Go
13 18 (3.71%) C#
14 16 (3.30%) AWK
15 13 (2.68%) Scala
16 11 (2.27%) Groovy
17 7 (1.44%) Korn
17 7 (1.44%) R
18 5 (1.03%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 48 (9.90%) Degree
2 40 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.09%) AWS Certification
6 14 (2.89%) CCNP
7 12 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (2.27%) CCNA
9 9 (1.86%) CISSP
10 8 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.65%) CEH
11 6 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.03%) CISM
13 4 (0.82%) GIAC
13 4 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.82%) RHCE
13 4 (0.82%) SANS
14 3 (0.62%) Avaya Certification
14 3 (0.62%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.33%) QA
2 9 (1.86%) SLA
3 8 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.44%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.03%) GDPR
7 2 (0.41%) COBIT
7 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.41%) MiFID
8 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.21%) EMIR
8 1 (0.21%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.21%) FISMA
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.21%) NIST 800
System Software
1 100 (20.62%) Docker
2 34 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (2.06%) KVM
5 10 (2.06%) Xen
6 8 (1.65%) Firmware
7 6 (1.24%) Shibboleth
7 6 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.24%) vSphere
8 5 (1.03%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.82%) Snort
9 4 (0.82%) XenApp
10 3 (0.62%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.41%) HDFS
11 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 152 (31.34%) Ansible
2 126 (25.98%) Puppet
3 89 (18.35%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (17.53%) Kubernetes
5 78 (16.08%) Terraform
6 22 (4.54%) Rundeck
7 21 (4.33%) Kibana
7 21 (4.33%) Salt
8 20 (4.12%) Nagios
9 15 (3.09%) Grafana
9 15 (3.09%) Suricata
10 13 (2.68%) Packer
11 12 (2.47%) Mesos
11 12 (2.47%) ZABBIX
12 10 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (1.65%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (1.65%) NetBackup
14 8 (1.65%) SCCM
15 7 (1.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 89 (18.35%) Oracle
2 53 (10.93%) Red Hat
3 48 (9.90%) Splunk
4 46 (9.48%) VMware
5 44 (9.07%) Atlassian
6 37 (7.63%) Microsoft
7 36 (7.42%) Cisco
8 29 (5.98%) Google
9 27 (5.57%) SaltStack
10 22 (4.54%) ServiceNow
11 18 (3.71%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.71%) Qualys
12 16 (3.30%) HP
13 15 (3.09%) Palo Alto
14 14 (2.89%) New Relic
15 12 (2.47%) F5
16 11 (2.27%) Adobe
17 10 (2.06%) Avaya
17 10 (2.06%) Dell
17 10 (2.06%) webMethods