Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 275 306 235
Rank change year-on-year +31 -71 -40
Contract jobs citing Perl 148 189 505
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.69% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.46% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 356
Median daily rate £500 £500 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.34% +3.90%
10th Percentile £303 £352 £375
90th Percentile £655 £648 £650
England median daily rate £470 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -6.10% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.09% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.98% +7.50%

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 9,689 12,945 21,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.73% 47.53% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,145 9,714 16,055
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £369 £363
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £495 £493 £485
% change year-on-year +0.51% +1.55% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 94 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +30.43% +19.25%
10th Percentile £21.63 £18.72 £18.70
90th Percentile £68.36 £64.96 £53.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

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 7 March 2021.

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
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 7 March 2021. 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 +74 29 £488 -2.50% 17
East London +32 5 £575 +43.75%
West London +28 5 £475 +11.76% 6
South London +47 3 £400 -27.27%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 113 (76.35%) Python
2 76 (51.35%) Linux
3 54 (36.49%) Jenkins
4 49 (33.11%) Java
5 43 (29.05%) Windows
6 42 (28.38%) Unix
7 41 (27.70%) SQL
8 39 (26.35%) Git (software)
9 35 (23.65%) Azure
9 35 (23.65%) Ansible
9 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (22.97%) Finance
10 34 (22.97%) DevOps
10 34 (22.97%) Bash Shell
11 32 (21.62%) AWS
11 32 (21.62%) Kubernetes
12 31 (20.95%) Oracle
13 28 (18.92%) PowerShell
14 27 (18.24%) JIRA
14 27 (18.24%) Firewall
15 23 (15.54%) Migration
15 23 (15.54%) TCP/IP
15 23 (15.54%) Configuration Management
15 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
15 23 (15.54%) Docker
15 23 (15.54%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (15.54%) Puppet
16 22 (14.86%) Kafka
16 22 (14.86%) Red Hat
16 22 (14.86%) 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 17 (11.49%) Confluence
2 12 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.38%) Apache
4 5 (3.38%) IIS
5 4 (2.70%) SAS
5 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.03%) JBoss
7 2 (1.35%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.35%) CMS
7 2 (1.35%) nginx
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Summit
2 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.68%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.68%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) RMDS
2 1 (0.68%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.65%) Azure
2 32 (21.62%) AWS
3 16 (10.81%) GitHub
4 12 (8.11%) GCP
5 11 (7.43%) Amazon Cognito
6 8 (5.41%) PaaS
7 7 (4.73%) IaaS
8 5 (3.38%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (3.38%) SaaS
9 3 (2.03%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.35%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.35%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (1.35%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.35%) Serverless
10 2 (1.35%) Slack
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.24%) Firewall
2 23 (15.54%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.16%) DNS
4 12 (8.11%) DHCP
5 11 (7.43%) HTTP
6 9 (6.08%) MPLS
7 8 (5.41%) BGP
8 7 (4.73%) SNMP
9 6 (4.05%) FTP
9 6 (4.05%) SAN
10 5 (3.38%) Internet
10 5 (3.38%) NAS
10 5 (3.38%) SSL
11 4 (2.70%) Intranet
11 4 (2.70%) Network Security
11 4 (2.70%) SMTP
11 4 (2.70%) VPN
11 4 (2.70%) Wireshark
12 3 (2.03%) Kerberos
12 3 (2.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) MySQL
1 14 (9.46%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.41%) Neo4j
5 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.38%) Big Data
7 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.70%) HBase
7 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.03%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.03%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.35%) ObjectStore
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (36.49%) Jenkins
2 39 (26.35%) Git (software)
3 27 (18.24%) JIRA
4 14 (9.46%) Artifactory
5 12 (8.11%) Bitbucket
5 12 (8.11%) GitLab
5 12 (8.11%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.76%) GoCD
6 10 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (6.08%) Subversion
8 8 (5.41%) Selenium
9 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.05%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.38%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.70%) Bitbucket Server
11 4 (2.70%) CA Gen
11 4 (2.70%) Liquibase
11 4 (2.70%) VisualSVN
12 3 (2.03%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (22.97%) Finance
2 17 (11.49%) Banking
3 12 (8.11%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.70%) Electronics
5 4 (2.70%) Front Office
5 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.03%) International Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Prime Brokerage
6 3 (2.03%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
7 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (20.27%) Developer
2 16 (10.81%) Security Engineer
3 13 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Administrator
5 9 (6.08%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) Consultant
6 7 (4.73%) DBA
6 7 (4.73%) Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.05%) Python Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Splunk Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.38%) QA Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Senior QA Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Perl Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.86%) Kafka
2 15 (10.14%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (9.46%) REST
3 14 (9.46%) Web Services
4 13 (8.78%) SOAP
5 12 (8.11%) .NET
6 9 (6.08%) XML
7 8 (5.41%) LDAP
8 7 (4.73%) YAML
9 5 (3.38%) CORBA
9 5 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.70%) HTML
10 4 (2.70%) J2EE
10 4 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.70%) Spring
11 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.03%) jQuery
11 3 (2.03%) Node.js
11 3 (2.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.08%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.05%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.38%) Derivative
6 4 (2.70%) Equities
6 4 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.03%) Clustering
8 2 (1.35%) CMDB
8 2 (1.35%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.35%) Replication
8 2 (1.35%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (51.35%) Linux
2 43 (29.05%) Windows
3 42 (28.38%) Unix
4 19 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.05%) Solaris
5 6 (4.05%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.38%) AIX
7 3 (2.03%) CentOS
7 3 (2.03%) SUSE
8 2 (1.35%) Android
8 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.68%) Debian
9 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.97%) DevOps
3 23 (15.54%) Configuration Management
3 23 (15.54%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (15.54%) Migration
4 18 (12.16%) SIEM
5 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 16 (10.81%) Use Case
6 15 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.78%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (8.11%) Load Balancing
10 11 (7.43%) Analytics
10 11 (7.43%) Data Protection
10 11 (7.43%) ETL
11 10 (6.76%) Log Correlation
11 10 (6.76%) Scrum
11 10 (6.76%) Security Monitoring
11 10 (6.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 113 (76.35%) Python
2 49 (33.11%) Java
3 41 (27.70%) SQL
4 34 (22.97%) Bash Shell
5 28 (18.92%) PowerShell
6 22 (14.86%) C#
7 21 (14.19%) JavaScript
8 20 (13.51%) PL/SQL
8 20 (13.51%) Shell Script
9 19 (12.84%) Ruby
10 16 (10.81%) C++
11 14 (9.46%) PHP
12 9 (6.08%) Groovy
13 6 (4.05%) VBA
14 4 (2.70%) C
14 4 (2.70%) COBOL
15 3 (2.03%) HiveQL
15 3 (2.03%) R
15 3 (2.03%) Scala
15 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (4.73%) GCFA
4 6 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.05%) DBS Check
4 6 (4.05%) Degree
5 3 (2.03%) CCIE
5 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (1.35%) CCIE Service Provider
6 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) CCDE
7 1 (0.68%) CCDP
7 1 (0.68%) RHCE
7 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) GDPR
3 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) NIST
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) Docker
2 12 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.70%) HDFS
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.03%) Firmware
5 3 (2.03%) KVM
5 3 (2.03%) Veritas File System
5 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.35%) NFS
6 2 (1.35%) OCFS2
6 2 (1.35%) Postfix
6 2 (1.35%) qmail
6 2 (1.35%) Samba
6 2 (1.35%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.35%) Xen
7 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.68%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 35 (23.65%) Ansible
2 32 (21.62%) Kubernetes
3 23 (15.54%) Puppet
4 21 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (8.78%) Netcool
6 12 (8.11%) Terraform
7 10 (6.76%) Rundeck
8 9 (6.08%) Grafana
8 9 (6.08%) Prometheus
9 7 (4.73%) Kibana
10 6 (4.05%) Salt
11 4 (2.70%) BladeLogic
11 4 (2.70%) Control-M
11 4 (2.70%) Icinga
11 4 (2.70%) Tivoli
12 3 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (2.03%) logstash
12 3 (2.03%) Nagios
12 3 (2.03%) NetBackup
12 3 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (20.95%) Oracle
2 22 (14.86%) Red Hat
3 19 (12.84%) Splunk
4 18 (12.16%) Atlassian
5 15 (10.14%) AppDynamics
6 13 (8.78%) SaltStack
7 11 (7.43%) Google
8 10 (6.76%) VMware
9 9 (6.08%) ServiceNow
10 8 (5.41%) BMC
10 8 (5.41%) HP
10 8 (5.41%) SevOne
11 6 (4.05%) IBM
11 6 (4.05%) Sybase
12 5 (3.38%) EMC
12 5 (3.38%) SAP
13 4 (2.70%) BEA
13 4 (2.70%) Juniper
13 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.70%) webMethods