Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 187 138
Rank change year-on-year -50 -49 -34
Contract jobs citing Perl 466 700 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.51% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 3.07% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 426 531
London median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £360
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
London median hourly rate £47.83 £20.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.32% -52.87% -
10th Percentile £41.27 £20.25 £40.00
90th Percentile £56.00 £54.19 £47.00
England median hourly rate £44.92 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +12.29% -4.76% +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 19,524 22,803 19,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.48% 49.04% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,747 17,447 14,643
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 194 148
London median hourly rate £36.67 £41.46 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +6.98% +40.91%
10th Percentile £17.85 £17.52 £16.91
90th Percentile £60.67 £61.75 £52.15
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.02% - +10.67%

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 20 July 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 July 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 July 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 +8 97 £525 +5.00% 39
West London +23 32 £450 - 16
East London -10 13 £550 -8.33% 10
South London +28 12 £500 +5.26% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 371 (79.61%) Python
2 266 (57.08%) Linux
3 178 (38.20%) Java
4 146 (31.33%) Bash Shell
5 144 (30.90%) Amazon AWS
6 143 (30.69%) DevOps
7 141 (30.26%) Unix
8 136 (29.18%) SQL
9 123 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
10 115 (24.68%) Ruby
11 106 (22.75%) Finance
12 100 (21.46%) Jenkins
13 98 (21.03%) Git (software)
14 96 (20.60%) Ansible
15 89 (19.10%) Puppet
16 84 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 81 (17.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 80 (17.17%) Oracle
19 79 (16.95%) Windows
19 79 (16.95%) Configuration Management
19 79 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
20 76 (16.31%) JavaScript
21 75 (16.09%) Shell Script
22 72 (15.45%) Red Hat
23 65 (13.95%) Microsoft
24 62 (13.30%) MySQL
24 62 (13.30%) JIRA
24 62 (13.30%) Docker
25 60 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
25 60 (12.88%) 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 34 (7.30%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.94%) Confluence
4 21 (4.51%) Apache
5 18 (3.86%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.22%) IIS
7 13 (2.79%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.58%) JBoss
9 11 (2.36%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.93%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.93%) SAS
11 7 (1.50%) nginx
11 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.29%) Jetty
13 5 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (1.07%) Drupal
13 5 (1.07%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 4 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.07%) SPSS
1 5 (1.07%) Stata
2 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Magento
2 5 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.21%) Global One
3 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 144 (30.90%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (8.15%) GitHub
4 27 (5.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (5.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (4.08%) Amazon S3
7 18 (3.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (3.86%) Datadog
8 17 (3.65%) Power Platform
9 16 (3.43%) npm
10 15 (3.22%) Office 365
11 13 (2.79%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Flow
12 10 (2.15%) PowerApps
13 9 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (1.29%) IaaS
14 6 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.65%) DNS
2 28 (6.01%) Firewall
2 28 (6.01%) WAN
3 26 (5.58%) BGP
4 25 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.72%) Internet
6 21 (4.51%) HTTP
7 20 (4.29%) LAN
8 16 (3.43%) DHCP
9 13 (2.79%) OSPF
10 12 (2.58%) VSAN
11 10 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (2.15%) MPLS
11 10 (2.15%) SAN
12 9 (1.93%) VPN
13 8 (1.72%) NAS
13 8 (1.72%) SMTP
13 8 (1.72%) SSH
14 7 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (1.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.30%) MySQL
2 39 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (8.37%) Relational Database
3 35 (7.51%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.44%) Hadoop
5 27 (5.79%) Big Data
5 27 (5.79%) RDBMS
6 25 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.94%) SQL Server
8 19 (4.08%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (2.15%) DB2
12 9 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.93%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.93%) CouchDB
12 9 (1.93%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 100 (21.46%) Jenkins
2 98 (21.03%) Git (software)
3 62 (13.30%) JIRA
4 36 (7.73%) Maven
5 22 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (4.08%) Subversion
7 18 (3.86%) Bitbucket
8 14 (3.00%) GoCD
9 13 (2.79%) Ant
10 12 (2.58%) ClearCase
11 11 (2.36%) JUnit
12 10 (2.15%) Mercurial
12 10 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (1.93%) Artifactory
13 9 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.93%) MSBuild
13 9 (1.93%) Selenium
13 9 (1.93%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.93%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 106 (22.75%) Finance
2 60 (12.88%) Banking
3 23 (4.94%) Front Office
4 18 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.93%) Retail
7 8 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.72%) Publishing
8 5 (1.07%) Marketing
9 4 (0.86%) Electronics
10 3 (0.64%) German Language
10 3 (0.64%) Greek Language
10 3 (0.64%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (20.82%) Developer
2 93 (19.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (6.87%) Administrator
4 30 (6.44%) Java Developer
5 28 (6.01%) Network Engineer
6 26 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
7 24 (5.15%) Analyst
8 22 (4.72%) C++ Developer
8 22 (4.72%) DBA
8 22 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (4.29%) Architect
9 20 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
10 19 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 18 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
11 18 (3.86%) Consultant
11 18 (3.86%) Data Scientist
12 17 (3.65%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.43%) Applications Support
14 15 (3.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.73%) JSON
2 37 (7.94%) RESTful
3 35 (7.51%) Node.js
4 33 (7.08%) HTML
5 31 (6.65%) XML
6 28 (6.01%) Web Services
7 26 (5.58%) CSS
8 24 (5.15%) .NET
9 23 (4.94%) LDAP
10 21 (4.51%) STL
11 20 (4.29%) Spring
12 19 (4.08%) Swagger
13 18 (3.86%) ActiveMQ
14 16 (3.43%) J2EE
15 15 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (3.00%) AngularJS
16 14 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
17 13 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
17 13 (2.79%) Kafka
18 12 (2.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.94%) Equities
3 21 (4.51%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.00%) Derivative
6 14 (3.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 12 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.36%) Blog
8 11 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.36%) Hedge funds
8 11 (2.36%) Replication
9 10 (2.15%) HACMP
10 9 (1.93%) Clustering
10 9 (1.93%) Robotics
10 9 (1.93%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 266 (57.08%) Linux
2 141 (30.26%) Unix
3 81 (17.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (16.95%) Windows
5 33 (7.08%) Solaris
6 19 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.36%) CentOS
9 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.50%) Debian
10 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.29%) Android
11 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.07%) AIX
12 5 (1.07%) HPUX
13 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.86%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (30.69%) DevOps
2 123 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (16.95%) Configuration Management
4 60 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (12.45%) Open Source
6 54 (11.59%) ITIL
7 51 (10.94%) TDD
8 49 (10.52%) Analytics
9 45 (9.66%) Migration
10 41 (8.80%) Test Automation
11 40 (8.58%) Computer Science
11 40 (8.58%) Kanban
12 38 (8.15%) SDLC
13 37 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (7.94%) Scrum
14 30 (6.44%) Data Protection
14 30 (6.44%) Software Engineering
15 29 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 26 (5.58%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 371 (79.61%) Python
2 178 (38.20%) Java
3 146 (31.33%) Bash Shell
4 136 (29.18%) SQL
5 115 (24.68%) Ruby
6 76 (16.31%) JavaScript
7 75 (16.09%) Shell Script
8 54 (11.59%) C++
9 44 (9.44%) PHP
9 44 (9.44%) PowerShell
10 27 (5.79%) Go
10 27 (5.79%) Groovy
11 23 (4.94%) C
12 22 (4.72%) PL/SQL
13 21 (4.51%) Korn
14 18 (3.86%) Scala
15 16 (3.43%) AWK
16 15 (3.22%) C#
17 9 (1.93%) C-shell
18 7 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (12.66%) Degree
2 56 (12.02%) Security Cleared
3 41 (8.80%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.29%) RHCE
5 18 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (3.65%) AWS Certification
7 16 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.15%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.50%) MCSA
10 7 (1.50%) OCA
10 7 (1.50%) OCP
10 7 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.29%) CCNP
12 5 (1.07%) CISSP
13 4 (0.86%) CCIE
14 3 (0.64%) HNC
14 3 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.51%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) COBIT
3 6 (1.29%) MiFID
4 5 (1.07%) NIST
5 4 (0.86%) SLA
6 3 (0.64%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.21%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (13.30%) Docker
2 40 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.22%) KVM
5 9 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.86%) NFS
8 4 (0.86%) Samba
8 4 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.86%) Xen
9 3 (0.64%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.21%) Firmware
11 1 (0.21%) Snort
11 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 96 (20.60%) Ansible
2 89 (19.10%) Puppet
3 79 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (12.02%) Terraform
5 44 (9.44%) Kubernetes
6 17 (3.65%) Salt
7 13 (2.79%) Nagios
8 12 (2.58%) HP SIM
9 11 (2.36%) SCCM
9 11 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (2.36%) Suricata
10 9 (1.93%) Grafana
10 9 (1.93%) Kibana
10 9 (1.93%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.72%) Data Guard
12 7 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (1.50%) Rundeck
13 6 (1.29%) Control-M
13 6 (1.29%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (1.07%) Mesos
Vendors
1 80 (17.17%) Oracle
2 72 (15.45%) Red Hat
3 65 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 49 (10.52%) VMware
5 39 (8.37%) Splunk
6 35 (7.51%) Sybase
7 27 (5.79%) HP
8 24 (5.15%) Google
9 23 (4.94%) Cisco
9 23 (4.94%) EMC
10 22 (4.72%) 3PAR
11 17 (3.65%) ServiceNow
11 17 (3.65%) Veritas
12 16 (3.43%) Atlassian
12 16 (3.43%) Dell
13 15 (3.22%) IBM
13 15 (3.22%) Juniper
14 13 (2.79%) Qualys
15 12 (2.58%) SaltStack
16 11 (2.36%) Citrix