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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 352 359 258
Rank change year-on-year +7 -101 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 256 145 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.53% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.11% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 88 101
10th Percentile £421 £375 £350
25th Percentile £500 £438 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -9.52%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £550
90th Percentile £775 £678 £650
England median daily rate £538 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £43.80 - -
25th Percentile £46.50 - -
Median hourly rate £53.00 - -
75th Percentile £57.50 - -
90th Percentile £59.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.20 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +5.68% +43.94% -27.94%

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 16,777 13,037 8,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.36% 47.47% 49.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,890 9,739 6,537
10th Percentile £413 £381 £368
25th Percentile £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £630
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £554 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 71 70
10th Percentile £31.10 £20.50 £22.40
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.13 £28.06
Median hourly rate £51.25 £44.50 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +15.17% -6.96% +28.40%
75th Percentile £67.50 £61.50 £60.75
90th Percentile £77.15 £68.36 £64.91
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in London.

Daily rate trend for Perl in London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in London

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in London.

Hourly rate trend for Perl in London

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Perl in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -17 43 £625 +31.58% 14
East London -7 3 £520 +11.83%
West London - 2 £550 - 3
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 201 (78.52%) Python
2 161 (62.89%) Linux
3 135 (52.73%) Java
4 111 (43.36%) Finance
5 98 (38.28%) Windows
6 92 (35.94%) Unix
6 92 (35.94%) Bash
7 90 (35.16%) SQL
8 74 (28.91%) Oracle
8 74 (28.91%) Social Skills
9 69 (26.95%) AWS
10 65 (25.39%) DevOps
11 60 (23.44%) Agile
12 58 (22.66%) C++
13 57 (22.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 56 (21.88%) Red Hat
14 56 (21.88%) Ansible
15 54 (21.09%) Git (software)
16 51 (19.92%) Puppet
17 50 (19.53%) Banking
18 49 (19.14%) Azure
18 49 (19.14%) Docker
18 49 (19.14%) Kubernetes
19 47 (18.36%) CI/CD
19 47 (18.36%) Configuration Management
20 44 (17.19%) C#
21 43 (16.80%) Ruby
22 42 (16.41%) JIRA
23 40 (15.63%) Jenkins
23 40 (15.63%) C

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 22 (8.59%) Confluence
2 15 (5.86%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.69%) Apache
4 12 (4.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (3.91%) IIS
6 9 (3.52%) Apache Spark
6 9 (3.52%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.13%) Apache Pig
8 6 (2.34%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.95%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.95%) SAS
10 4 (1.56%) JBoss
11 3 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.78%) Mule
13 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.30%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.56%) Magento
3 3 (1.17%) Advent Geneva
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.17%) Shopify
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.39%) assyst
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 69 (26.95%) AWS
2 49 (19.14%) Azure
3 19 (7.42%) PaaS
4 18 (7.03%) SaaS
5 17 (6.64%) GCP
6 13 (5.08%) GitHub
6 13 (5.08%) NuGet
7 11 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (4.30%) IaaS
7 11 (4.30%) OpenShift
8 10 (3.91%) Amazon S3
8 10 (3.91%) Serverless
9 9 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
9 9 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (2.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 7 (2.73%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (2.73%) Azure Functions
11 7 (2.73%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.67%) Firewall
2 23 (8.98%) DNS
3 20 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.08%) SSL
5 11 (4.30%) VPN
6 10 (3.91%) Internet
7 8 (3.13%) SSH
8 7 (2.73%) BGP
8 7 (2.73%) HTTP
8 7 (2.73%) tcpdump
9 6 (2.34%) FTP
9 6 (2.34%) OSPF
9 6 (2.34%) SAN
10 5 (1.95%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.95%) MPLS
11 4 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.56%) IOS XR
11 4 (1.56%) NX-OS
11 4 (1.56%) VLAN
11 4 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.20%) MySQL
3 15 (5.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.08%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.52%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.13%) Big Data
8 8 (3.13%) Data Lake
8 8 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (2.73%) SAP HANA
9 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 42 (16.41%) JIRA
3 40 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 26 (10.16%) Artifactory
5 23 (8.98%) Bitbucket
6 21 (8.20%) Maven
6 21 (8.20%) TeamCity
7 15 (5.86%) GitLab
8 12 (4.69%) JBehave
9 8 (3.13%) Subversion
10 6 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.34%) JMeter
11 5 (1.95%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.95%) Serena SBM
12 4 (1.56%) Postman
12 4 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.56%) Zephyr
13 3 (1.17%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (1.17%) LoadUI
13 3 (1.17%) NeoLoad
General
1 111 (43.36%) Finance
2 74 (28.91%) Social Skills
3 50 (19.53%) Banking
4 35 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (13.28%) Front Office
6 19 (7.42%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.91%) Financial Institution
8 9 (3.52%) Retail
9 8 (3.13%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.73%) Back Office
10 7 (2.73%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.17%) Advertising
13 2 (0.78%) German Language
13 2 (0.78%) International Banking
13 2 (0.78%) Law
14 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.39%) Legal
14 1 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (14.84%) Analyst
2 34 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (12.89%) Support Analyst
4 30 (11.72%) Developer
5 25 (9.77%) Electronic Trading Support
6 23 (8.98%) Platform Engineer
7 18 (7.03%) Architect
8 13 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (5.08%) Production Support Analyst
9 11 (4.30%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (4.30%) SQL Support Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) Administrator
10 10 (3.91%) Applications Support
10 10 (3.91%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.13%) DBA
11 8 (3.13%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (2.73%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.89%) .NET
2 25 (9.77%) FIX Protocol
2 25 (9.77%) Middleware
3 24 (9.38%) REST
4 21 (8.20%) Spring
5 19 (7.42%) RESTful
6 16 (6.25%) Kafka
7 14 (5.47%) LDAP
8 11 (4.30%) Rendezvous
8 11 (4.30%) SOAP
9 9 (3.52%) Spring Boot
9 9 (3.52%) XML
10 8 (3.13%) JSON
10 8 (3.13%) Node.js
11 7 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (2.73%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (2.73%) YAML
12 6 (2.34%) OAuth
13 5 (1.95%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.38%) Equities
2 16 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 14 (5.47%) Cloud Native
3 14 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.08%) Clustering
5 11 (4.30%) Derivative
5 11 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.91%) SWIFT
7 9 (3.52%) Replication
8 8 (3.13%) DataPower
9 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.34%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.95%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.56%) Tandem
12 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 161 (62.89%) Linux
2 98 (38.28%) Windows
3 92 (35.94%) Unix
4 57 (22.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (8.59%) CentOS
6 18 (7.03%) Ubuntu
6 18 (7.03%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.52%) SUSE
8 8 (3.13%) Solaris
9 7 (2.73%) Debian
10 5 (1.95%) AIX
10 5 (1.95%) CoreOS
11 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (1.17%) VMS
12 3 (1.17%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.78%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.39%) DevOps
2 60 (23.44%) Agile
3 47 (18.36%) CI/CD
3 47 (18.36%) Configuration Management
4 35 (13.67%) Electronic Trading
5 33 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (12.50%) Task Automation
7 30 (11.72%) Platform Engineering
8 27 (10.55%) Change Management
8 27 (10.55%) Low Latency
9 26 (10.16%) ITIL
10 25 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (9.38%) Incident Management
12 23 (8.98%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (8.59%) E-Commerce
13 22 (8.59%) High Availability
13 22 (8.59%) Microservices
13 22 (8.59%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.81%) Capacity Management
14 20 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 201 (78.52%) Python
2 135 (52.73%) Java
3 92 (35.94%) Bash
4 90 (35.16%) SQL
5 58 (22.66%) C++
6 44 (17.19%) C#
7 43 (16.80%) Ruby
8 40 (15.63%) C
8 40 (15.63%) Shell Script
9 35 (13.67%) JavaScript
10 33 (12.89%) PowerShell
11 23 (8.98%) Go
11 23 (8.98%) PHP
12 21 (8.20%) PL/SQL
13 19 (7.42%) Korn
14 10 (3.91%) T-SQL
15 8 (3.13%) VB
16 7 (2.73%) AWK
16 7 (2.73%) Scala
17 6 (2.34%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (4.30%) Degree
2 10 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.34%) CISSP
5 5 (1.95%) CCIE
5 5 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 4 (1.56%) CCIE Service Provider
6 4 (1.56%) CCNA
6 4 (1.56%) CCNP
7 2 (0.78%) CEH
7 2 (0.78%) CISM
7 2 (0.78%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.39%) CFA
8 1 (0.39%) CISA
8 1 (0.39%) GIAC
8 1 (0.39%) LPIC
8 1 (0.39%) OSCP
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.34%) GDPR
1 6 (2.34%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) PMO
2 5 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.78%) NIST
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (19.14%) Docker
2 22 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.81%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.34%) HDFS
4 6 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.17%) Firmware
6 3 (1.17%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.78%) NFS
7 2 (0.78%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.78%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.78%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) iptables
8 1 (0.39%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.39%) RHEV
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (21.88%) Ansible
2 51 (19.92%) Puppet
3 49 (19.14%) Kubernetes
4 33 (12.89%) ITRS Geneos
5 29 (11.33%) Terraform
6 16 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
6 16 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (5.86%) Mesos
8 14 (5.47%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (5.08%) Rancher
10 11 (4.30%) BladeLogic
11 9 (3.52%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (2.73%) Control-M
12 7 (2.73%) Grafana
12 7 (2.73%) Salt
13 6 (2.34%) Icinga
13 6 (2.34%) Istio
14 5 (1.95%) Packer
14 5 (1.95%) QRadar
14 5 (1.95%) rkt
Vendors
1 74 (28.91%) Oracle
2 56 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 36 (14.06%) Splunk
4 30 (11.72%) IBM
5 24 (9.38%) VMware
6 19 (7.42%) BMC
6 19 (7.42%) Sybase
7 17 (6.64%) Dynatrace
8 15 (5.86%) ServiceNow
9 14 (5.47%) Citrix
9 14 (5.47%) Microsoft
9 14 (5.47%) Sun
10 13 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (5.08%) SAP
11 12 (4.69%) TIBCO
12 11 (4.30%) F5
13 10 (3.91%) Cisco
14 9 (3.52%) Informatica
14 9 (3.52%) MuleSoft
15 8 (3.13%) Cloudera