Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 February 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 230 204
Rank change year-on-year +31 -26 -37
Contract jobs citing Perl 105 158 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.99% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 2.44% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 94 96
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £350 £322 £313
90th Percentile £526 £588 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 1
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.82% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31.50 £41.50 £42.50
90th Percentile £57.25 £63.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £43.96 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.69% +9.89% -9.09%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,724 6,466 6,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.42% 40.41% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,321 4,160 3,692
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 174 146
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £21.25 £19.75
90th Percentile £72.70 £52.50 £51.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the South East

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Perl in the South East

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. 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
Thames Valley +63 60 £475 +11.76% 22
Berkshire +47 54 £475 +9.83% 10
Hampshire +14 21 £400 +4.58% 4
Surrey +33 17 £488 -15.22% 20
West Sussex +18 6 £500 +3.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £425 +21.43% 3
Oxfordshire +21 1 £475 -2.56% 9
Kent +14 1 £390 - 5
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 77 (73.33%) Python
2 54 (51.43%) Linux
3 49 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 41 (39.05%) IBM
5 37 (35.24%) Netcool
5 37 (35.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 37 (35.24%) SNMP
6 36 (34.29%) REST
6 36 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (33.33%) SOAP
7 35 (33.33%) Web Services
8 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
8 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
9 31 (29.52%) ServiceNow
10 30 (28.57%) xMatters
10 30 (28.57%) Amdocs OSS
10 30 (28.57%) Remedy
10 30 (28.57%) BMC
10 30 (28.57%) Java
10 30 (28.57%) Siebel
10 30 (28.57%) Cramer
10 30 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
11 27 (25.71%) Unix
12 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (23.81%) PHP
13 25 (23.81%) Network Management
14 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
15 22 (20.95%) Windows
15 22 (20.95%) DevOps
16 21 (20.00%) C

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.76%) Apache
2 5 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.86%) Confluence
3 3 (2.86%) nginx
4 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.95%) Luigi
5 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.86%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.43%) AWS
2 10 (9.52%) GCP
3 8 (7.62%) Azure
3 8 (7.62%) GitHub
4 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.95%) IaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Office 365
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Serverless
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.24%) SNMP
2 19 (18.10%) TCP/IP
3 17 (16.19%) DNS
4 9 (8.57%) HTTP
5 8 (7.62%) Junos
6 6 (5.71%) MPLS
6 6 (5.71%) Wireshark
7 5 (4.76%) BGP
7 5 (4.76%) Firewall
7 5 (4.76%) OSPF
8 4 (3.81%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (3.81%) DHCP
8 4 (3.81%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.81%) HSRP
8 4 (3.81%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.81%) ICMP
8 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.81%) SSH
8 4 (3.81%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) MySQL
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.90%) DB2
2 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.95%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.62%) JIRA
3 8 (7.62%) ProC
3 8 (7.62%) PVCS
4 5 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 4 (3.81%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.86%) Ant
6 3 (2.86%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.86%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.86%) JUnit
6 3 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.90%) Grunt
7 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.90%) Sublime Text
7 2 (1.90%) Subversion
General
1 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.95%) Automotive
2 1 (0.95%) Banking
2 1 (0.95%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) German Language
2 1 (0.95%) Marketing
2 1 (0.95%) Retail
2 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Designer
2 31 (29.52%) Solutions Designer
3 26 (24.76%) Architect
4 25 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (14.29%) Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Administrator
7 10 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (8.57%) Network Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Consultant
10 7 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.71%) C Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Test Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
12 5 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (3.81%) DevOps Consultant
13 4 (3.81%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.29%) REST
2 35 (33.33%) SOAP
2 35 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (6.67%) LDAP
4 5 (4.76%) XML
5 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.81%) J2EE
6 3 (2.86%) HTML
6 3 (2.86%) Node.js
6 3 (2.86%) RESTful
6 3 (2.86%) Servlets
7 2 (1.90%) CSS
7 2 (1.90%) EJB
7 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.90%) HTML5
7 2 (1.90%) J2SE
7 2 (1.90%) jQuery
7 2 (1.90%) JSON
7 2 (1.90%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.90%) IPTV
4 2 (1.90%) STB
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.43%) Linux
2 27 (25.71%) Unix
3 22 (20.95%) Windows
4 14 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.48%) Ubuntu
6 8 (7.62%) AIX
6 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.71%) VMS
8 4 (3.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
11 1 (0.95%) Solaris
11 1 (0.95%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (23.81%) Network Management
3 22 (20.95%) DevOps
4 20 (19.05%) Web Development
5 19 (18.10%) Integration Testing
5 19 (18.10%) Smoke Testing
5 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
6 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.38%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.57%) SDLC
9 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (4.76%) Change Management
12 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.76%) Migration
12 5 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
13 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 77 (73.33%) Python
2 49 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 30 (28.57%) Java
4 25 (23.81%) PHP
5 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
6 21 (20.00%) C
6 21 (20.00%) Ruby
7 17 (16.19%) SQL
8 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
9 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
10 8 (7.62%) C++
11 7 (6.67%) Haskell
12 6 (5.71%) C#
13 5 (4.76%) Go
13 5 (4.76%) Rust
14 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
15 3 (2.86%) Embedded C
16 2 (1.90%) Ada
16 2 (1.90%) Groovy
16 2 (1.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) CCIP
2 4 (3.81%) CCNP
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) MCSA
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) RHCE
4 1 (0.95%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Docker
2 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) KVM
3 4 (3.81%) NFS
3 4 (3.81%) vSphere
4 3 (2.86%) Firmware
4 3 (2.86%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.95%) HDFS
6 1 (0.95%) RACF
Systems Management
1 37 (35.24%) Netcool
1 37 (35.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 30 (28.57%) Amdocs OSS
3 19 (18.10%) Ansible
4 18 (17.14%) Puppet
5 12 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (10.48%) Kubernetes
7 9 (8.57%) Terraform
8 4 (3.81%) Nagios
9 3 (2.86%) Cobbler
9 3 (2.86%) Icinga
9 3 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.86%) vCenter Server
9 3 (2.86%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.90%) Grafana
10 2 (1.90%) Kibana
10 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.95%) Oozie
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 41 (39.05%) IBM
2 31 (29.52%) ServiceNow
3 30 (28.57%) BMC
3 30 (28.57%) Cramer
3 30 (28.57%) Remedy
3 30 (28.57%) Siebel
3 30 (28.57%) xMatters
4 18 (17.14%) Huawei
4 18 (17.14%) VMware
5 17 (16.19%) Cisco
6 15 (14.29%) Oracle
7 12 (11.43%) Google
7 12 (11.43%) Nokia
8 11 (10.48%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.57%) Juniper
10 4 (3.81%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (3.81%) Coverity
10 4 (3.81%) Mirantis
10 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.86%) Microsoft