Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 115 106
Rank change year-on-year -69 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 675 997 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 2.22% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 4.97% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 697 740
London median daily rate £525 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +4.11% -1.35%
10th Percentile £369 £352 £315
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +70.19% -46.75%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%

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 22484 20043 20414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.63% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17032 14992 15212
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £304
90th Percentile £667 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 113 145
London median hourly rate £35.91 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.70
90th Percentile £52.45 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -68 102 £525 +10.53% 32
East London +6 28 £600 +14.29% 2
West London -76 15 £435 +16.00% 4
South London -42 9 £416 -7.50% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 424 (62.81%) Linux
2 423 (62.67%) Python
3 368 (54.52%) Unix
4 278 (41.19%) Java
5 238 (35.26%) SQL
6 232 (34.37%) Finance
7 195 (28.89%) Bash Shell
8 167 (24.74%) DevOps
9 161 (23.85%) Banking
10 151 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
11 147 (21.78%) Puppet
12 144 (21.33%) Ansible
13 137 (20.30%) Ruby
14 131 (19.41%) Shell Script
14 131 (19.41%) Windows
15 128 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
16 127 (18.81%) Oracle
17 125 (18.52%) Red Hat
18 124 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
19 111 (16.44%) Jenkins
20 110 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 109 (16.15%) C++
22 102 (15.11%) Configuration Management
23 101 (14.96%) Sybase
24 98 (14.52%) Docker
25 97 (14.37%) Relational Database
26 92 (13.63%) Git (software)
27 84 (12.44%) Front Office
28 80 (11.85%) Investment Banking
28 80 (11.85%) Analytical Skills

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 55 (8.15%) Apache
2 31 (4.59%) IIS
3 28 (4.15%) JBoss
3 28 (4.15%) Tomcat
4 24 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 23 (3.41%) OpenStack
6 19 (2.81%) nginx
7 16 (2.37%) Apache Solr
8 15 (2.22%) Confluence
8 15 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 14 (2.07%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.93%) Apache Pig
11 11 (1.63%) MQSeries
12 10 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.89%) CMS
15 5 (0.74%) Jetty
15 5 (0.74%) SAS
15 5 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.59%) Mule
Applications
1 25 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.04%) SmartSuite
3 4 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.59%) SPSS
4 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.89%) RMDS
3 5 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.74%) Kondor
4 3 (0.44%) Summit
5 2 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.15%) Relativity
6 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 128 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.56%) PaaS
4 23 (3.41%) GitHub
5 20 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.96%) IaaS
6 18 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.04%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.89%) Google Container Engine
11 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.74%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.59%) Slack
13 3 (0.44%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.44%) SaaS
13 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.30%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.81%) Firewall
2 64 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 41 (6.07%) DNS
4 28 (4.15%) Network Security
5 26 (3.85%) HTTP
6 22 (3.26%) SAN
7 21 (3.11%) LDAP
8 20 (2.96%) LAN
9 18 (2.67%) SSL
10 17 (2.52%) VPN
11 16 (2.37%) Internet
12 14 (2.07%) DHCP
13 12 (1.78%) WAN
14 11 (1.63%) BIG-IP
14 11 (1.63%) NAS
15 10 (1.48%) SMTP
15 10 (1.48%) SSH
15 10 (1.48%) VLAN
16 8 (1.19%) Ethernet
17 7 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (14.37%) Relational Database
2 51 (7.56%) RDBMS
2 51 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 36 (5.33%) MySQL
4 32 (4.74%) Big Data
5 31 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 23 (3.41%) Sybase ASE
8 20 (2.96%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.22%) DB2
10 14 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.78%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.63%) Impala
12 11 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.48%) MarkLogic
13 10 (1.48%) Riak
14 9 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 111 (16.44%) Jenkins
2 92 (13.63%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.59%) Maven
4 51 (7.56%) JIRA
5 41 (6.07%) Subversion
6 24 (3.56%) TeamCity
7 18 (2.67%) Selenium
8 14 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (1.78%) Ant
9 12 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.78%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.78%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.63%) JMeter
10 11 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.63%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.33%) Gradle
11 9 (1.33%) JUnit
12 8 (1.19%) IBM UrbanCode
13 6 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 232 (34.37%) Finance
2 161 (23.85%) Banking
3 84 (12.44%) Front Office
4 80 (11.85%) Investment Banking
5 37 (5.48%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.63%) Back Office
7 11 (1.63%) Marketing
8 8 (1.19%) Games
9 7 (1.04%) Retail
10 5 (0.74%) Legal
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (22.22%) Developer
2 95 (14.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (10.81%) Analyst
3 73 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 49 (7.26%) Administrator
5 38 (5.63%) Consultant
6 36 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (5.04%) AWS DevOps
8 33 (4.89%) Architect
9 31 (4.59%) AWS Engineer
10 28 (4.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 27 (4.00%) Support Analyst
12 25 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.56%) C++ Developer
14 23 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
15 22 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 21 (3.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 21 (3.11%) DBA
17 20 (2.96%) Applications Support
17 20 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (11.70%) Web Services
2 72 (10.67%) XML
3 62 (9.19%) .NET
4 46 (6.81%) HTML
5 45 (6.67%) J2EE
6 41 (6.07%) FIX Protocol
7 36 (5.33%) Spring
8 30 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
9 29 (4.30%) Middleware
10 25 (3.70%) JMS
11 24 (3.56%) JSON
12 21 (3.11%) Ajax
13 20 (2.96%) SOAP
14 18 (2.67%) RESTful
15 17 (2.52%) CSS
16 16 (2.37%) XSLT
17 15 (2.22%) jQuery
18 14 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 14 (2.07%) Java EE
18 14 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (6.81%) Equities
4 34 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.04%) Derivative
5 30 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 29 (4.30%) Replication
7 26 (3.85%) Fixed Income
8 25 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.22%) Fintech
9 15 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 14 (2.07%) Clustering
10 14 (2.07%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.93%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.19%) Market Risk
15 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 424 (62.81%) Linux
2 368 (54.52%) Unix
3 131 (19.41%) Windows
4 110 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (10.22%) Solaris
6 48 (7.11%) CentOS
7 38 (5.63%) Windows Server
8 29 (4.30%) AIX
9 18 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.63%) SUSE
12 10 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.33%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.19%) DC/OS
15 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.89%) Android
17 5 (0.74%) HPUX
17 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (24.74%) DevOps
2 151 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (15.11%) Configuration Management
4 79 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (10.22%) SDLC
6 59 (8.74%) ITIL
7 54 (8.00%) Open Source
8 47 (6.96%) Mentoring
9 44 (6.52%) Electronic Trading
9 44 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 42 (6.22%) Analytics
11 41 (6.07%) Project Management
12 40 (5.93%) Migration
13 39 (5.78%) Load Balancing
14 36 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
15 35 (5.19%) Low Latency
16 33 (4.89%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (4.74%) Change Management
18 29 (4.30%) E-Commerce
19 28 (4.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 423 (62.67%) Python
2 278 (41.19%) Java
3 238 (35.26%) SQL
4 195 (28.89%) Bash Shell
5 137 (20.30%) Ruby
6 131 (19.41%) Shell Script
7 109 (16.15%) C++
8 72 (10.67%) JavaScript
9 69 (10.22%) Korn
10 68 (10.07%) C#
11 55 (8.15%) C
12 53 (7.85%) PHP
13 50 (7.41%) PowerShell
14 33 (4.89%) T-SQL
15 29 (4.30%) PL/SQL
16 27 (4.00%) VBA
17 18 (2.67%) R
17 18 (2.67%) Scala
18 17 (2.52%) VB
19 16 (2.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (6.81%) Degree
2 29 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.67%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.33%) CCNP
6 9 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.04%) CISSP
7 7 (1.04%) RHCE
8 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.74%) CCNA
9 5 (0.74%) RHCA
10 4 (0.59%) PMP
11 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.30%) CCIE
12 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.00%) QA
2 20 (2.96%) MiFID
3 5 (0.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.30%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 98 (14.52%) Docker
2 29 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.11%) NFS
4 11 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.19%) Samba
6 8 (1.19%) Veritas File System
7 7 (1.04%) GPFS
7 7 (1.04%) KVM
8 6 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (0.74%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.74%) LXC
9 5 (0.74%) SRDF
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.30%) iptables
11 2 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 147 (21.78%) Puppet
2 144 (21.33%) Ansible
3 124 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 37 (5.48%) Terraform
6 34 (5.04%) Nagios
7 26 (3.85%) Packer
8 20 (2.96%) ITRS Geneos
9 17 (2.52%) BladeLogic
10 16 (2.37%) Control-M
10 16 (2.37%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.93%) Consul
11 13 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (1.93%) Salt
12 11 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
12 11 (1.63%) ZABBIX
13 9 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
13 9 (1.33%) logstash
14 8 (1.19%) Kibana
14 8 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 127 (18.81%) Oracle
2 125 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 101 (14.96%) Sybase
4 65 (9.63%) Splunk
5 49 (7.26%) Microsoft
6 42 (6.22%) VMware
7 36 (5.33%) IBM
8 32 (4.74%) AppDynamics
9 30 (4.44%) Cisco
10 24 (3.56%) Google
11 23 (3.41%) F5
12 20 (2.96%) SAP
13 15 (2.22%) EMC
14 13 (1.93%) BMC
14 13 (1.93%) Veritas
15 12 (1.78%) HP
15 12 (1.78%) NetApp
16 11 (1.63%) ION Trading
17 10 (1.48%) Citrix
17 10 (1.48%) Tripwire