Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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 > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 172 137
Rank change year-on-year -37 -35 +23
Contract jobs citing Perl 181 234 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.39% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 3.93% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 122 182
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £304 £300
90th Percentile £581 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £42.00 £16.64 £29.60
90th Percentile £61.00 £45.40 £58.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -5.13%

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 6,879 5,961 5,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.11% 35.30% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,435 3,710 3,603
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 168 222
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25.37 £18.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.63 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +6.67% +1.35%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Hampshire -1 65 £395 -4.82% 3
Thames Valley -28 56 £413 +19.57% 19
Berkshire -28 43 £445 +28.99% 6
Surrey -43 30 £550 +29.41% 16
West Sussex -1 22 £433 +15.33% 2
Oxfordshire +16 9 £400 +14.29% 12
Middlesex +9 4 £425 -3.95%
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £400 +39.13% 1
Kent +2 2 - - 4
East Sussex -7 2 £475 - 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 134 (74.03%) Linux
2 110 (60.77%) Python
3 67 (37.02%) DevOps
4 62 (34.25%) Puppet
4 62 (34.25%) Unix
5 60 (33.15%) Git (software)
6 55 (30.39%) TCP/IP
7 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (29.83%) Jenkins
8 52 (28.73%) Bash Shell
8 52 (28.73%) Windows
9 45 (24.86%) SQL
10 44 (24.31%) Red Hat
11 43 (23.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (23.76%) Docker
12 41 (22.65%) Ruby
12 41 (22.65%) VMware
13 39 (21.55%) JavaScript
14 37 (20.44%) Firewall
14 37 (20.44%) Apache
15 35 (19.34%) Tomcat
15 35 (19.34%) Java
15 35 (19.34%) Finance
16 34 (18.78%) Open Source
17 33 (18.23%) Configuration Management
17 33 (18.23%) DNS
18 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
18 31 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
19 29 (16.02%) Test Automation
19 29 (16.02%) Oracle

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 37 (20.44%) Apache
2 35 (19.34%) Tomcat
3 26 (14.36%) JBoss
4 23 (12.71%) nginx
5 11 (6.08%) OpenStack
6 10 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.31%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.76%) lighttpd
9 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.66%) Drupal
10 3 (1.66%) IIS
10 3 (1.66%) WildFly
11 2 (1.10%) CICS
11 2 (1.10%) Confluence
11 2 (1.10%) GemFire
11 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.55%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle BRM
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.39%) Google Analytics
3 15 (8.29%) GitHub
4 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.42%) SaaS
6 7 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.66%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.10%) Akamai
9 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.10%) IaaS
9 2 (1.10%) npm
9 2 (1.10%) Serverless
10 1 (0.55%) Datadog
10 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.39%) TCP/IP
2 37 (20.44%) Firewall
3 33 (18.23%) DNS
4 28 (15.47%) HTTP
5 24 (13.26%) SSL
6 18 (9.94%) Internet
6 18 (9.94%) LAN
7 15 (8.29%) WAN
8 13 (7.18%) SAN
9 11 (6.08%) MPLS
10 10 (5.52%) BGP
10 10 (5.52%) OSPF
11 9 (4.97%) NAS
12 8 (4.42%) HTTPS
13 7 (3.87%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (3.31%) DHCP
14 6 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (3.31%) Junos
15 5 (2.76%) VPN
16 4 (2.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.47%) MongoDB
2 23 (12.71%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.73%) MySQL
4 11 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.31%) Redis
7 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.76%) DB2
9 4 (2.21%) Big Data
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.55%) HBase
11 1 (0.55%) Impala
11 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 60 (33.15%) Git (software)
2 54 (29.83%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.50%) Ant
3 19 (10.50%) Cucumber
4 18 (9.94%) Selenium
5 17 (9.39%) Gatling
5 17 (9.39%) IntelliJ
6 11 (6.08%) Grunt
6 11 (6.08%) gulp
6 11 (6.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 11 (6.08%) Sublime Text
7 7 (3.87%) JUnit
8 6 (3.31%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.31%) JIRA
9 5 (2.76%) Maven
9 5 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.76%) Subversion
10 4 (2.21%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.10%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (19.34%) Finance
2 22 (12.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.76%) Publishing
4 3 (1.66%) Law
4 3 (1.66%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
5 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.10%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Avionics
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (20.99%) Developer
2 25 (13.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (10.50%) Administrator
4 16 (8.84%) Middleware Engineer
4 16 (8.84%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.18%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (6.63%) Architect
6 12 (6.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.52%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.52%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Scala Developer
7 10 (5.52%) Unix Administrator
8 9 (4.97%) Perl Developer
8 9 (4.97%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.97%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.97%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.42%) Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Consultant
9 8 (4.42%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.47%) HTML
2 22 (12.15%) CSS
2 22 (12.15%) Middleware
3 17 (9.39%) Gherkin
3 17 (9.39%) Node.js
3 17 (9.39%) Servlets
4 16 (8.84%) jQuery
4 16 (8.84%) XML
5 14 (7.73%) JSON
6 12 (6.63%) Play Framework
6 12 (6.63%) Web Services
7 11 (6.08%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.08%) SOAP
8 10 (5.52%) REST
8 10 (5.52%) Spring
9 9 (4.97%) LDAP
9 9 (4.97%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (3.87%) Kafka
11 7 (3.87%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.18%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.76%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (2.76%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.76%) Replication
5 5 (2.76%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.21%) HACMP
6 4 (2.21%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.21%) User Experience
7 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.66%) IPTV
8 2 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 134 (74.03%) Linux
2 62 (34.25%) Unix
3 52 (28.73%) Windows
4 43 (23.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (14.36%) Solaris
6 25 (13.81%) Ubuntu
7 19 (10.50%) CentOS
8 15 (8.29%) AIX
9 7 (3.87%) Windows Server
10 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.76%) FreeBSD
12 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.10%) Android
13 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.10%) Debian
13 2 (1.10%) HPUX
13 2 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.10%) VMS
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.02%) DevOps
2 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.78%) Open Source
4 33 (18.23%) Configuration Management
5 29 (16.02%) Test Automation
6 24 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (12.71%) Analytics
8 19 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (9.39%) ITIL
11 16 (8.84%) Problem Management
11 16 (8.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (8.29%) Change Management
13 14 (7.73%) Migration
14 13 (7.18%) OO
14 13 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (7.18%) Stress Testing
15 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (6.63%) Microservices
15 12 (6.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 110 (60.77%) Python
2 52 (28.73%) Bash Shell
3 45 (24.86%) SQL
4 41 (22.65%) Ruby
5 39 (21.55%) JavaScript
6 35 (19.34%) Java
7 23 (12.71%) C#
7 23 (12.71%) PHP
8 21 (11.60%) Groovy
9 19 (10.50%) PowerShell
9 19 (10.50%) Shell Script
10 17 (9.39%) Haskell
10 17 (9.39%) Scala
11 11 (6.08%) C
11 11 (6.08%) VB
12 8 (4.42%) Korn
12 8 (4.42%) VBA
13 7 (3.87%) AWK
13 7 (3.87%) C++
14 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.42%) Degree
4 3 (1.66%) OCA
4 3 (1.66%) OCP
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.66%) RHCE
4 3 (1.66%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.10%) CCNA
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.10%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.10%) PMP
6 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) PCI DSS
1 7 (3.87%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) GDPR
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) GPG13
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 43 (23.76%) Docker
2 24 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.08%) KVM
4 11 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.31%) Postfix
5 6 (3.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.76%) Squid
6 5 (2.76%) Varnish
6 5 (2.76%) vSphere
6 5 (2.76%) Xen
7 4 (2.21%) GlusterFS
7 4 (2.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (1.66%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.66%) NFS
8 3 (1.66%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.10%) ACF2
9 2 (1.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 62 (34.25%) Puppet
2 31 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (15.47%) Ansible
4 25 (13.81%) Grafana
4 25 (13.81%) Kibana
5 21 (11.60%) Red Hat Satellite
6 20 (11.05%) Kubernetes
7 15 (8.29%) SELinux
8 10 (5.52%) NetBackup
9 9 (4.97%) Nagios
10 8 (4.42%) Terraform
11 6 (3.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 6 (3.31%) CSIRT
12 5 (2.76%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (2.76%) Cacti
12 5 (2.76%) logstash
12 5 (2.76%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (2.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 4 (2.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 44 (24.31%) Red Hat
2 41 (22.65%) VMware
3 29 (16.02%) Oracle
4 22 (12.15%) Juniper
5 18 (9.94%) Google
6 17 (9.39%) Cisco
7 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
8 12 (6.63%) Adobe
9 11 (6.08%) EMC
10 10 (5.52%) Citrix
10 10 (5.52%) Splunk
11 9 (4.97%) Brocade
11 9 (4.97%) IBM
11 9 (4.97%) SaltStack
12 7 (3.87%) Dell
12 7 (3.87%) Sun
12 7 (3.87%) Veritas
13 6 (3.31%) HP
13 6 (3.31%) Mirantis
13 6 (3.31%) webMethods