Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 227 191
Rank change year-on-year -2 -36 -71
Contract jobs citing Perl 393 580 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.09% 1.25% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 2.48% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 365 433
London median daily rate £540 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £353 £348 £369
90th Percentile £700 £650 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
London median hourly rate £30.75 £20.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -48.75% +10.34%
10th Percentile £17.63 £20.25 £37.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £20.75 £46.23
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +8.11%

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 17,030 23,391 22,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.24% 50.40% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,819 17,827 17,240
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £698 £675 £663
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 116 159
London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.80 £36.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.66% +1.34% +2.35%
10th Percentile £19.18 £18.25 £17.85
90th Percentile £67.00 £60.85 £52.10
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +41 83 £500 -4.76% 34
West London +32 20 £525 +16.67% 19
East London +32 18 £550 -15.38% 9
South London +41 4 £420 -6.67% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 306 (77.86%) Python
2 227 (57.76%) Linux
3 134 (34.10%) AWS
3 134 (34.10%) Bash Shell
4 131 (33.33%) DevOps
5 121 (30.79%) SQL
6 120 (30.53%) Ruby
7 119 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (27.48%) Java
9 106 (26.97%) Unix
10 97 (24.68%) Git (software)
11 96 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
12 85 (21.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 84 (21.37%) Jenkins
14 83 (21.12%) Shell Script
15 77 (19.59%) Oracle
16 75 (19.08%) Security Cleared
17 74 (18.83%) JIRA
17 74 (18.83%) Finance
18 69 (17.56%) Puppet
19 68 (17.30%) Red Hat
20 67 (17.05%) ITIL
21 65 (16.54%) JSON
22 61 (15.52%) Ansible
23 58 (14.76%) C++
23 58 (14.76%) Configuration Management
24 54 (13.74%) Splunk
25 53 (13.49%) Windows
26 52 (13.23%) Kanban
27 49 (12.47%) Open Source

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 26 (6.62%) Confluence
2 24 (6.11%) Tomcat
3 23 (5.85%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (4.83%) IIS
5 18 (4.58%) SharePoint
6 17 (4.33%) Apache
7 16 (4.07%) JBoss
8 11 (2.80%) OpenStack
8 11 (2.80%) SAS
9 10 (2.54%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.04%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.78%) Jetty
12 6 (1.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.02%) nginx
13 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.76%) Apache Qpid
14 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.02%) SPSS
2 4 (1.02%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.76%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) Kondor
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 134 (34.10%) AWS
2 47 (11.96%) Azure
3 32 (8.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (7.63%) Datadog
4 30 (7.63%) GCP
5 23 (5.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 22 (5.60%) GitHub
7 21 (5.34%) IaaS
7 21 (5.34%) Office 365
8 19 (4.83%) Power Platform
9 16 (4.07%) Microsoft Flow
9 16 (4.07%) PowerApps
10 14 (3.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (2.80%) Amazon S3
11 11 (2.80%) SaaS
12 10 (2.54%) npm
13 9 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (1.53%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.89%) WAN
2 28 (7.12%) VPN
3 24 (6.11%) BGP
3 24 (6.11%) Internet
4 23 (5.85%) DNS
4 23 (5.85%) LAN
5 17 (4.33%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (3.56%) Firewall
8 13 (3.31%) HTTP
8 13 (3.31%) Multicast
9 11 (2.80%) DHCP
9 11 (2.80%) EIGRP
10 9 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (2.04%) Junos
11 8 (2.04%) NX-OS
11 8 (2.04%) OSPF
11 8 (2.04%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.70%) MySQL
2 36 (9.16%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.36%) Oracle Database
4 24 (6.11%) Hadoop
4 24 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (6.11%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.07%) Big Data
5 16 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.54%) Data Mining
9 9 (2.29%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (2.04%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.04%) BigQuery
11 6 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 97 (24.68%) Git (software)
2 84 (21.37%) Jenkins
3 74 (18.83%) JIRA
4 46 (11.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (5.85%) Maven
5 23 (5.85%) Subversion
6 13 (3.31%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.05%) Mercurial
8 10 (2.54%) Selenium
9 9 (2.29%) Ant
9 9 (2.29%) Gradle
10 8 (2.04%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.78%) FishEye
11 7 (1.78%) Hudson
11 7 (1.78%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.78%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.53%) Leiningen
12 6 (1.53%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 74 (18.83%) Finance
2 42 (10.69%) Banking
3 30 (7.63%) Front Office
4 23 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.31%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.53%) Publishing
7 5 (1.27%) Back Office
7 5 (1.27%) Law
8 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.02%) Retail
9 3 (0.76%) Games
9 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (20.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (20.36%) Developer
3 33 (8.40%) Cloud Engineer
4 27 (6.87%) C++ Developer
4 27 (6.87%) Network Engineer
5 25 (6.36%) Architect
5 25 (6.36%) AWS Engineer
6 19 (4.83%) Applications Support
7 18 (4.58%) Analyst
8 17 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (3.82%) Support Manager
10 14 (3.56%) Administrator
10 14 (3.56%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (3.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.56%) DBA
11 13 (3.31%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) Data Scientist
13 11 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.80%) Java Developer
13 11 (2.80%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.54%) JSON
2 32 (8.14%) XML
3 27 (6.87%) STL
4 24 (6.11%) .NET
4 24 (6.11%) Node.js
4 24 (6.11%) Web Services
5 23 (5.85%) RESTful
6 19 (4.83%) HTML
7 17 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (4.33%) Spring
8 16 (4.07%) CSS
9 15 (3.82%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (3.82%) REST
10 14 (3.56%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (2.80%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (2.80%) LDAP
12 10 (2.54%) JMS
12 10 (2.54%) Regular Expression
13 9 (2.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.83%) Enterprise Cloud
4 19 (4.83%) Equities
5 18 (4.58%) Derivative
6 12 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.80%) User Experience
8 9 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.04%) Blog
9 8 (2.04%) Replication
10 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.27%) Robotics
13 4 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 227 (57.76%) Linux
2 106 (26.97%) Unix
3 85 (21.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 53 (13.49%) Windows
5 26 (6.62%) Solaris
6 19 (4.83%) CentOS
7 14 (3.56%) Ubuntu
8 12 (3.05%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.80%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.54%) Android
11 8 (2.04%) Debian
11 8 (2.04%) Windows Server
12 7 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (1.27%) HPUX
15 4 (1.02%) AIX
15 4 (1.02%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (33.33%) DevOps
2 119 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (17.05%) ITIL
4 58 (14.76%) Configuration Management
5 52 (13.23%) Kanban
6 49 (12.47%) Open Source
7 47 (11.96%) Migration
8 45 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (10.94%) Scrum
10 37 (9.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 34 (8.65%) TDD
12 33 (8.40%) Computer Science
13 27 (6.87%) Infrastructure Automation
14 26 (6.62%) Analytics
15 25 (6.36%) Infrastructure as Code
15 25 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (6.36%) SDLC
16 24 (6.11%) Test Automation
17 21 (5.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 306 (77.86%) Python
2 134 (34.10%) Bash Shell
3 121 (30.79%) SQL
4 120 (30.53%) Ruby
5 108 (27.48%) Java
6 83 (21.12%) Shell Script
7 58 (14.76%) C++
8 48 (12.21%) JavaScript
9 31 (7.89%) PHP
10 29 (7.38%) PowerShell
11 20 (5.09%) PL/SQL
12 17 (4.33%) Groovy
12 17 (4.33%) Scala
13 16 (4.07%) C
14 13 (3.31%) C#
14 13 (3.31%) Go
15 10 (2.54%) T-SQL
16 8 (2.04%) R
17 7 (1.78%) AWK
17 7 (1.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (19.08%) Security Cleared
2 43 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.63%) RHCE
4 27 (6.87%) Degree
5 23 (5.85%) AWS Certification
6 13 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.05%) MCSA
8 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.04%) OCA
9 8 (2.04%) OCP
9 8 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (1.78%) CCNA
10 7 (1.78%) CCNP
10 7 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.53%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.76%) CISSP
13 3 (0.76%) HNC
13 3 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.33%) QA
2 7 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (1.53%) MiFID
3 6 (1.53%) NIST
3 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.27%) COBIT
4 5 (1.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (10.43%) Docker
2 15 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.27%) NFS
5 5 (1.27%) Samba
5 5 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.51%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Gluster
8 1 (0.25%) HDFS
8 1 (0.25%) KVM
8 1 (0.25%) LXC
8 1 (0.25%) Xen
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 96 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
2 69 (17.56%) Puppet
3 61 (15.52%) Ansible
4 46 (11.70%) Terraform
5 35 (8.91%) Kubernetes
6 32 (8.14%) Salt
7 26 (6.62%) Suricata
8 21 (5.34%) Nagios
9 13 (3.31%) ZABBIX
10 11 (2.80%) Data Guard
10 11 (2.80%) Grafana
11 9 (2.29%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
12 8 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (1.53%) Cacti
13 6 (1.53%) Kibana
14 5 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
15 4 (1.02%) Prometheus
16 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
16 3 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 77 (19.59%) Oracle
2 68 (17.30%) Red Hat
3 54 (13.74%) Splunk
4 38 (9.67%) Microsoft
5 35 (8.91%) Sybase
6 27 (6.87%) Qualys
6 27 (6.87%) ServiceNow
7 26 (6.62%) Cisco
8 25 (6.36%) Google
9 16 (4.07%) HP
9 16 (4.07%) VMware
10 14 (3.56%) Juniper
10 14 (3.56%) SaltStack
11 13 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (3.05%) Sun
13 9 (2.29%) IBM
14 8 (2.04%) Citrix
14 8 (2.04%) Perforce
15 7 (1.78%) Hortonworks
15 7 (1.78%) NetScout