Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 114 106
Rank change year-on-year -63 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 742 886 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.61% 2.23% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 4.85% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 614 737
London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% -
10th Percentile £385 £360 £350
90th Percentile £675 £642 £613
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 2
London median hourly rate £20.50 £47.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.38% +58.57% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% +12.10% +6.80%

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 22,251 18,250 18,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.37% 45.89% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,957 13,612 14,210
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 121 120
London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +69.23% -10.34%
10th Percentile £17.52 £18.06 £14.11
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.50 £53.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 26 April 2018.

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 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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 -78 102 £515 +5.64% 51
East London -6 37 £600 +7.14% 7
West London -45 32 £444 +23.26% 25
South London -62 10 £475 +20.63% 1
North London - 1 - - 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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.

1 548 (73.85%) Python
2 496 (66.85%) Linux
3 323 (43.53%) Unix
4 315 (42.45%) Java
5 306 (41.24%) DevOps
6 270 (36.39%) Bash Shell
7 266 (35.85%) Ruby
8 249 (33.56%) Finance
9 233 (31.40%) Ansible
10 222 (29.92%) Jenkins
11 218 (29.38%) Puppet
12 214 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
13 209 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
14 177 (23.85%) Docker
15 171 (23.05%) Git (software)
16 158 (21.29%) Configuration Management
17 155 (20.89%) SQL
18 150 (20.22%) Opscode Chef
19 140 (18.87%) Banking
20 139 (18.73%) Windows
21 127 (17.12%) Red Hat
22 125 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
23 112 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
24 109 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
25 108 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
26 104 (14.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 101 (13.61%) C++
28 98 (13.21%) Oracle
29 97 (13.07%) Kubernetes
30 95 (12.80%) Shell Script

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 85 (11.46%) Apache
2 66 (8.89%) nginx
3 45 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 42 (5.66%) Confluence
5 38 (5.12%) WebSphere
6 36 (4.85%) Apache Spark
7 29 (3.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 25 (3.37%) JBoss
8 25 (3.37%) OpenStack
9 22 (2.96%) Mule ESB
10 17 (2.29%) Jetty
11 15 (2.02%) IIS
12 13 (1.75%) Mule
13 12 (1.62%) WebLogic
14 10 (1.35%) CMS
14 10 (1.35%) Ethereum
14 10 (1.35%) Hyperledger
15 9 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (1.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) HiPortfolio
1 4 (0.54%) Kondor
2 3 (0.40%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.27%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Documaker
4 1 (0.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.13%) Relativity
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 209 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (6.60%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (4.85%) GitHub
5 31 (4.18%) IaaS
6 26 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 18 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (2.29%) PaaS
11 12 (1.62%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.81%) G Suite
14 6 (0.81%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.81%) Slack
15 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
15 5 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (10.11%) Firewall
2 74 (9.97%) DNS
3 72 (9.70%) TCP/IP
4 49 (6.60%) Internet
5 39 (5.26%) SSL
6 35 (4.72%) HTTP
7 21 (2.83%) VPN
8 19 (2.56%) SAN
9 18 (2.43%) DHCP
10 16 (2.16%) SMTP
11 15 (2.02%) BIG-IP
11 15 (2.02%) FTP
12 13 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
12 13 (1.75%) SSH
13 12 (1.62%) Kerberos
13 12 (1.62%) SNMP
14 11 (1.48%) LAN
14 11 (1.48%) NAS
14 11 (1.48%) tcpdump
15 9 (1.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
2 81 (10.92%) Relational Database
3 75 (10.11%) MySQL
4 64 (8.63%) SQL Server
5 60 (8.09%) MongoDB
5 60 (8.09%) NoSQL
6 56 (7.55%) Big Data
6 56 (7.55%) RDBMS
7 37 (4.99%) Hadoop
8 29 (3.91%) DB2
9 21 (2.83%) Oracle Database
10 19 (2.56%) Blockchain
11 13 (1.75%) HBase
11 13 (1.75%) KDB
12 12 (1.62%) Sybase IQ
13 11 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.21%) Sybase ASE
15 8 (1.08%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 222 (29.92%) Jenkins
2 171 (23.05%) Git (software)
3 68 (9.16%) JIRA
4 41 (5.53%) Maven
5 40 (5.39%) Subversion
6 33 (4.45%) Artifactory
7 31 (4.18%) Vagrant
8 26 (3.50%) TeamCity
9 22 (2.96%) JUnit
10 19 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (2.29%) Mercurial
12 16 (2.16%) Ant
12 16 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (2.16%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.16%) Gerrit
12 16 (2.16%) Selenium
13 13 (1.75%) Gradle
14 12 (1.62%) JMeter
15 11 (1.48%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.35%) GitLab
General
1 249 (33.56%) Finance
2 140 (18.87%) Banking
3 48 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 42 (5.66%) Front Office
5 25 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.48%) Retail
7 10 (1.35%) Marketing
8 7 (0.94%) Back Office
9 5 (0.67%) French Language
9 5 (0.67%) Games
10 4 (0.54%) German Language
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (27.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 145 (19.54%) Developer
3 58 (7.82%) AWS DevOps
3 58 (7.82%) AWS Engineer
4 57 (7.68%) Administrator
5 51 (6.87%) Analyst
6 47 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 47 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
7 41 (5.53%) Cloud Engineer
8 39 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 34 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 31 (4.18%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.04%) Applications Support
12 29 (3.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 28 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
13 28 (3.77%) Perl Developer
13 28 (3.77%) Python Developer
14 27 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 26 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
15 26 (3.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.76%) Web Services
2 64 (8.63%) Elastic Stack
3 48 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
4 45 (6.06%) Spring
5 43 (5.80%) .NET
6 40 (5.39%) LEMP Stack
7 36 (4.85%) JSON
8 34 (4.58%) ActiveMQ
9 33 (4.45%) AngularJS
9 33 (4.45%) J2EE
10 30 (4.04%) XML
11 26 (3.50%) LAMP
12 23 (3.10%) HTML
13 22 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
13 22 (2.96%) JMS
13 22 (2.96%) STL
14 21 (2.83%) J2SE
14 21 (2.83%) React
14 21 (2.83%) Sensu
15 19 (2.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.28%) Linux Command Line
3 36 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.72%) Equities
5 33 (4.45%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (3.37%) Algorithms
7 25 (3.37%) Fixed Income
8 20 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.43%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.16%) Derivative
11 15 (2.02%) Clustering
11 15 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.48%) Fintech
13 11 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.35%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 496 (66.85%) Linux
2 323 (43.53%) Unix
3 139 (18.73%) Windows
4 104 (14.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (6.33%) Solaris
6 40 (5.39%) Ubuntu
7 37 (4.99%) CentOS
8 28 (3.77%) Windows Server
9 25 (3.37%) AIX
10 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.48%) Debian
11 11 (1.48%) HPUX
12 10 (1.35%) Android
12 10 (1.35%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.67%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.67%) Fedora
15 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (41.24%) DevOps
2 214 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (21.29%) Configuration Management
4 125 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (11.59%) Open Source
7 81 (10.92%) OO
8 78 (10.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 73 (9.84%) Load Balancing
10 68 (9.16%) Migration
11 63 (8.49%) SDLC
12 56 (7.55%) TDD
13 52 (7.01%) Microservices
14 48 (6.47%) E-Commerce
14 48 (6.47%) Test Automation
15 43 (5.80%) Deployment Automation
15 43 (5.80%) Scrum
15 43 (5.80%) Software Engineering
16 39 (5.26%) ITIL
16 39 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 548 (73.85%) Python
2 315 (42.45%) Java
3 270 (36.39%) Bash Shell
4 266 (35.85%) Ruby
5 155 (20.89%) SQL
6 101 (13.61%) C++
7 95 (12.80%) Shell Script
8 68 (9.16%) JavaScript
9 64 (8.63%) PowerShell
10 60 (8.09%) PHP
11 49 (6.60%) C
12 45 (6.06%) C#
13 44 (5.93%) Korn
14 34 (4.58%) Scala
15 26 (3.50%) Go
16 22 (2.96%) VB
17 16 (2.16%) Groovy
18 15 (2.02%) VBScript
19 14 (1.89%) Java 8
19 14 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 59 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 40 (5.39%) Degree
4 22 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.62%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.94%) RHCE
8 4 (0.54%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.40%) HP ASE
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB
10 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.27%) PMP
10 2 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.13%) CISA
11 1 (0.13%) CISM
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
11 1 (0.13%) MCITP
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.37%) QA
2 15 (2.02%) GCP
3 7 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.94%) MiFID
4 6 (0.81%) SLA
5 4 (0.54%) EMIR
6 3 (0.40%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
System Software
1 177 (23.85%) Docker
2 41 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.02%) Firmware
5 14 (1.89%) NFS
5 14 (1.89%) Xen
6 12 (1.62%) KVM
6 12 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (1.21%) HDFS
9 8 (1.08%) etcd
9 8 (1.08%) vCloud
9 8 (1.08%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.94%) flannel
11 5 (0.67%) LXC
11 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.67%) vSphere
12 4 (0.54%) iptables
13 3 (0.40%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 233 (31.40%) Ansible
2 218 (29.38%) Puppet
3 150 (20.22%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (13.07%) Kubernetes
5 65 (8.76%) Terraform
6 42 (5.66%) Salt
6 42 (5.66%) ZABBIX
7 35 (4.72%) HAProxy
8 30 (4.04%) Nagios
9 27 (3.64%) logstash
10 22 (2.96%) Grafana
11 21 (2.83%) Kibana
12 19 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
13 16 (2.16%) Mesos
14 14 (1.89%) Rundeck
15 12 (1.62%) CFEngine
16 11 (1.48%) BladeLogic
17 9 (1.21%) Rancher
18 8 (1.08%) Packer
18 8 (1.08%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 127 (17.12%) Red Hat
2 98 (13.21%) Oracle
3 92 (12.40%) Sybase
4 64 (8.63%) Splunk
4 64 (8.63%) VMware
5 34 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 31 (4.18%) New Relic
7 30 (4.04%) SaltStack
8 29 (3.91%) IBM
9 28 (3.77%) Adobe
10 25 (3.37%) AppDynamics
11 22 (2.96%) Google
12 21 (2.83%) Veritas
13 20 (2.70%) F5
14 15 (2.02%) HP
15 13 (1.75%) hybris
16 12 (1.62%) Citrix
16 12 (1.62%) EMC
16 12 (1.62%) Perforce
17 11 (1.48%) NetApp