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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 85 103
Rank change year-on-year -49 +18  
Contract jobs citing Perl 407 596 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.96% 2.75% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 6.31% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 431 360
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £21.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9910 9445 9851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.80% 43.51% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7327 7203 7211
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £620 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 42 84
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £15.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £102.00 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -25 63 £550 +8.64% 24
Canary Wharf +9 10 £615 +20.00%
Heathrow -1 7 £370 +5.71%
Bromley +5 3 £520 +22.35% 1
Osterley - 3 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 - 1
New Malden - 2 - -
Docklands, London -7 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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.

1 563 (66.79%) Linux
2 478 (56.70%) Python
3 424 (50.30%) Unix
4 306 (36.30%) Java
5 271 (32.15%) Finance
6 251 (29.77%) SQL
7 239 (28.35%) Bash Shell
8 219 (25.98%) DevOps
9 187 (22.18%) Ruby
10 186 (22.06%) Ansible
11 176 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
12 171 (20.28%) Oracle
12 171 (20.28%) Puppet
13 158 (18.74%) Jenkins
13 158 (18.74%) Opscode Chef
14 149 (17.67%) Amazon AWS
14 149 (17.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 147 (17.44%) Red Hat
16 144 (17.08%) Windows
17 142 (16.84%) Git (software)
18 136 (16.13%) Banking
19 135 (16.01%) Shell Script
20 131 (15.54%) Sybase
21 120 (14.23%) Configuration Management
22 111 (13.17%) Docker
23 105 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
23 105 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
24 98 (11.63%) C++
25 96 (11.39%) VMware
26 94 (11.15%) Solaris

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 91 (10.79%) Apache
2 72 (8.54%) Tomcat
3 48 (5.69%) JBoss
4 39 (4.63%) IIS
5 35 (4.15%) OpenStack
6 32 (3.80%) WebSphere
7 31 (3.68%) nginx
7 31 (3.68%) WebLogic
8 28 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (2.61%) Confluence
10 15 (1.78%) Apache Pig
10 15 (1.78%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.07%) CMS
11 9 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.83%) Jetty
13 7 (0.83%) WildFly
14 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.47%) SPSS
4 3 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.24%) SmartSuite
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) RMDS
1 5 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (0.47%) Summit
3 2 (0.24%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 149 (17.67%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.97%) OpenShift
3 25 (2.97%) PaaS
4 21 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
5 18 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (2.02%) IaaS
6 17 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (1.78%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.30%) SaaS
10 10 (1.19%) GitHub
11 8 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.71%) Akamai
12 6 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.47%) G Suite
14 3 (0.36%) Datadog
14 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.79%) TCP/IP
2 67 (7.95%) DNS
3 63 (7.47%) Firewall
4 49 (5.81%) HTTP
5 45 (5.34%) LDAP
6 35 (4.15%) SAN
7 29 (3.44%) SSL
8 24 (2.85%) DHCP
9 21 (2.49%) Multicast
9 21 (2.49%) SNMP
10 18 (2.14%) NAS
11 15 (1.78%) Ethernet
11 15 (1.78%) VPN
12 14 (1.66%) Internet
12 14 (1.66%) LAN
13 12 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (1.42%) Network Security
13 12 (1.42%) SMTP
13 12 (1.42%) SSH
14 11 (1.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.96%) Relational Database
2 82 (9.73%) MySQL
3 63 (7.47%) SQL Server
4 60 (7.12%) RDBMS
5 55 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (5.69%) Hadoop
7 47 (5.58%) Big Data
8 39 (4.63%) NoSQL
9 33 (3.91%) DB2
10 32 (3.80%) Apache Hive
10 32 (3.80%) MongoDB
11 23 (2.73%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.78%) Data Mart
13 15 (1.78%) Sybase ASE
14 13 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
15 12 (1.42%) MariaDB
16 11 (1.30%) HBase
17 10 (1.19%) Impala
17 10 (1.19%) KDB
Development Applications
1 158 (18.74%) Jenkins
2 142 (16.84%) Git (software)
3 61 (7.24%) Subversion
4 51 (6.05%) JIRA
5 42 (4.98%) Maven
6 33 (3.91%) Cucumber
7 31 (3.68%) Selenium
8 23 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (2.73%) Vagrant
9 19 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (2.14%) TeamCity
11 17 (2.02%) JUnit
12 15 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.54%) Ant
13 13 (1.54%) Artifactory
14 12 (1.42%) Bitbucket
15 11 (1.30%) Hudson
16 10 (1.19%) Mockito
17 9 (1.07%) LoadRunner
17 9 (1.07%) SoapUI
General
1 271 (32.15%) Finance
2 136 (16.13%) Banking
3 74 (8.78%) Front Office
4 56 (6.64%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.44%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.49%) Retail
7 17 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.83%) Back Office
9 7 (0.83%) Marketing
10 4 (0.47%) Games
10 4 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.36%) Billing
11 3 (0.36%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 245 (29.06%) Developer
2 139 (16.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
4 77 (9.13%) Analyst
5 73 (8.66%) Perl Developer
6 67 (7.95%) Administrator
7 62 (7.35%) C++ Developer
8 47 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
9 45 (5.34%) Architect
10 44 (5.22%) Unix Engineer
11 41 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
12 40 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
13 38 (4.51%) C++ Software Developer
13 38 (4.51%) DBA
14 37 (4.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 35 (4.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 35 (4.15%) Support Analyst
16 33 (3.91%) Consultant
17 31 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
18 30 (3.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.24%) XML
2 57 (6.76%) .NET
3 50 (5.93%) HTML
4 45 (5.34%) LAMP
5 39 (4.63%) CSS
5 39 (4.63%) J2EE
6 38 (4.51%) Web Services
7 35 (4.15%) SOAP
8 31 (3.68%) JSON
8 31 (3.68%) Spring
9 30 (3.56%) Moose
9 30 (3.56%) Node.js
10 29 (3.44%) Kafka
11 27 (3.20%) Catalyst
11 27 (3.20%) jQuery
11 27 (3.20%) REST
12 26 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 25 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
14 24 (2.85%) CPAN
15 23 (2.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (7.71%) Derivative
3 60 (7.12%) Fixed Income
4 45 (5.34%) Data Centre
5 43 (5.10%) Equities
6 39 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (4.15%) Computer Science
8 33 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 32 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (2.49%) Clustering
12 18 (2.14%) Public Cloud
13 17 (2.02%) Fintech
13 17 (2.02%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 15 (1.78%) Replication
15 14 (1.66%) Cloud Native
16 9 (1.07%) CMDB
16 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 563 (66.79%) Linux
2 424 (50.30%) Unix
3 149 (17.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 144 (17.08%) Windows
5 94 (11.15%) Solaris
6 64 (7.59%) CentOS
7 29 (3.44%) AIX
8 22 (2.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 19 (2.25%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.66%) Windows Server
11 12 (1.42%) FreeBSD
11 12 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.83%) Android
13 7 (0.83%) SUSE
14 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (25.98%) DevOps
2 176 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (14.23%) Configuration Management
4 105 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 67 (7.95%) Open Source
7 64 (7.59%) Migration
8 63 (7.47%) SDLC
9 61 (7.24%) ITIL
10 58 (6.88%) Test Automation
11 55 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
12 47 (5.58%) Scrum
12 47 (5.58%) Software Engineering
13 42 (4.98%) E-Commerce
13 42 (4.98%) Low Latency
14 40 (4.74%) TDD
15 39 (4.63%) OO
16 37 (4.39%) High Availability
17 32 (3.80%) Change Management
18 31 (3.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 478 (56.70%) Python
2 306 (36.30%) Java
3 251 (29.77%) SQL
4 239 (28.35%) Bash Shell
5 187 (22.18%) Ruby
6 135 (16.01%) Shell Script
7 98 (11.63%) C++
8 93 (11.03%) PowerShell
9 85 (10.08%) JavaScript
10 82 (9.73%) C
11 68 (8.07%) PHP
12 58 (6.88%) C#
13 48 (5.69%) Korn
14 30 (3.56%) Scala
15 24 (2.85%) VB
16 19 (2.25%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.90%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.66%) VBScript
19 12 (1.42%) tcsh
20 10 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 55 (6.52%) Degree
2 24 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.19%) CCNP
7 8 (0.95%) CCNA
7 8 (0.95%) ISEB
7 8 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.95%) RHCE
8 6 (0.71%) CISSP
8 6 (0.71%) RHCA
9 5 (0.59%) CFA
9 5 (0.59%) OCP
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.47%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.47%) CCIE
10 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.73%) QA
2 14 (1.66%) MiFID
3 12 (1.42%) SLA
4 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 111 (13.17%) Docker
2 51 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.68%) NFS
5 16 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.66%) LXC
6 14 (1.66%) Samba
7 12 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.30%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.19%) GPFS
10 9 (1.07%) Snort
10 9 (1.07%) VirtualBox
10 9 (1.07%) vSphere
11 6 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (0.71%) vCloud
12 5 (0.59%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.47%) iptables
13 4 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 186 (22.06%) Ansible
2 171 (20.28%) Puppet
3 158 (18.74%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (7.71%) Nagios
5 37 (4.39%) Kubernetes
6 35 (4.15%) ZABBIX
7 30 (3.56%) Terraform
8 23 (2.73%) Kibana
8 23 (2.73%) logstash
9 20 (2.37%) ITRS Geneos
9 20 (2.37%) NetBackup
10 16 (1.90%) Salt
11 11 (1.30%) BladeLogic
11 11 (1.30%) Control-M
11 11 (1.30%) Graphite
12 10 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
12 10 (1.19%) Rundeck
12 10 (1.19%) vCenter Server
13 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 9 (1.07%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 171 (20.28%) Oracle
2 147 (17.44%) Red Hat
3 131 (15.54%) Sybase
4 96 (11.39%) VMware
5 69 (8.19%) Splunk
6 49 (5.81%) Microsoft
7 39 (4.63%) IBM
7 39 (4.63%) NetApp
8 34 (4.03%) Cisco
9 27 (3.20%) AppDynamics
10 24 (2.85%) Google
11 23 (2.73%) F5
11 23 (2.73%) SaltStack
12 22 (2.61%) Murex
12 22 (2.61%) Sun
13 20 (2.37%) EMC
13 20 (2.37%) ServiceNow
14 18 (2.14%) SAP
15 17 (2.02%) Atlassian
15 17 (2.02%) Citrix
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