Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 185 149
Rank change year-on-year -42 -36 +35
Contract jobs citing Perl 157 220 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 1.33% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 3.74% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 118 142
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £321 £305 £305
90th Percentile £588 £603 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
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 £41.00 £16.64 £24.05
90th Percentile £60.25 £45.40 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -14.89% +17.50%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,539 5,878 5,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.85% 35.65% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,191 3,621 3,223
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 148 190
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +6.49%
10th Percentile £28.41 £19.24 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +2 62 £383 +2.00% 8
Thames Valley -43 38 £425 +13.33% 19
Surrey -36 32 £575 +31.43% 14
Berkshire -35 28 £433 +19.31% 13
West Sussex +1 22 £485 -6.73% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £350 -15.15% 2
Oxfordshire +22 4 £488 +34.48% 4
Kent +13 2 - - 4
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 117 (74.52%) Linux
2 104 (66.24%) Python
3 70 (44.59%) Unix
4 67 (42.68%) DevOps
5 66 (42.04%) Git (software)
6 60 (38.22%) Puppet
7 58 (36.94%) SQL
8 57 (36.31%) Windows
9 56 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (35.03%) Jenkins
11 49 (31.21%) TCP/IP
12 43 (27.39%) Docker
13 42 (26.75%) Apache
14 41 (26.11%) Ruby
15 38 (24.20%) Tomcat
15 38 (24.20%) HTML
16 37 (23.57%) JavaScript
17 36 (22.93%) JBoss
18 35 (22.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 34 (21.66%) Red Hat
20 32 (20.38%) Configuration Management
20 32 (20.38%) Finance
21 31 (19.75%) Firewall
21 31 (19.75%) Bash Shell
21 31 (19.75%) Security Cleared
22 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (19.11%) Open Source
23 29 (18.47%) Test Automation
23 29 (18.47%) Java
24 28 (17.83%) CSS

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 42 (26.75%) Apache
2 38 (24.20%) Tomcat
3 36 (22.93%) JBoss
4 23 (14.65%) nginx
5 17 (10.83%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.18%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.91%) Drupal
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.27%) CICS
9 2 (1.27%) Confluence
9 2 (1.27%) GemFire
9 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.64%) lighttpd
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.91%) CATIA
2 3 (1.91%) Siemens NX
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.56%) GitHub
2 21 (13.38%) Google Analytics
3 17 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (4.46%) SaaS
7 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.18%) Serverless
8 3 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.91%) Office 365
8 3 (1.91%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.91%) TestFlight
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.27%) npm
10 1 (0.64%) Datadog
10 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 49 (31.21%) TCP/IP
2 31 (19.75%) Firewall
3 27 (17.20%) DNS
4 26 (16.56%) HTTP
5 22 (14.01%) SSL
6 18 (11.46%) Internet
7 16 (10.19%) LAN
8 9 (5.73%) SAN
8 9 (5.73%) WAN
9 7 (4.46%) NAS
9 7 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (3.82%) MPLS
11 5 (3.18%) BGP
11 5 (3.18%) DHCP
11 5 (3.18%) OSPF
11 5 (3.18%) SNMP
12 4 (2.55%) Broadband
12 4 (2.55%) PuTTY
12 4 (2.55%) VPN
13 3 (1.91%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.56%) MongoDB
2 25 (15.92%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.55%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.64%) MySQL
5 11 (7.01%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.55%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.55%) DB2
9 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.91%) MS Access
10 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.64%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 66 (42.04%) Git (software)
2 55 (35.03%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.29%) Ant
4 23 (14.65%) Cucumber
4 23 (14.65%) Selenium
5 21 (13.38%) Gatling
5 21 (13.38%) IntelliJ
6 20 (12.74%) Grunt
6 20 (12.74%) gulp
6 20 (12.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 20 (12.74%) Sublime Text
7 18 (11.46%) JUnit
8 17 (10.83%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.46%) JIRA
9 7 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (3.82%) Maven
10 6 (3.82%) Subversion
11 5 (3.18%) Gradle
11 5 (3.18%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.55%) Artifactory
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 13 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.91%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.27%) Billing
4 2 (1.27%) Electronics
4 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Avionics
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Games
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (24.20%) Developer
2 17 (10.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (10.19%) Middleware Engineer
4 12 (7.64%) Architect
5 9 (5.73%) Administrator
5 9 (5.73%) Network Engineer
5 9 (5.73%) Perl Developer
5 9 (5.73%) PHP Developer
5 9 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.10%) Scala Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Monitoring Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) SaaS Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.82%) Azure Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Consultant
8 6 (3.82%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.20%) HTML
2 28 (17.83%) CSS
3 24 (15.29%) jQuery
4 22 (14.01%) Node.js
4 22 (14.01%) XML
5 21 (13.38%) Gherkin
5 21 (13.38%) REST
5 21 (13.38%) Servlets
5 21 (13.38%) SOAP
6 20 (12.74%) AngularJS
6 20 (12.74%) JSON
7 19 (12.10%) J2EE
8 18 (11.46%) Play Framework
8 18 (11.46%) Spring
9 17 (10.83%) EJB
9 17 (10.83%) Hibernate
9 17 (10.83%) HTML5
9 17 (10.83%) J2SE
10 16 (10.19%) Middleware
11 10 (6.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.01%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.18%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (3.18%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.18%) Replication
5 4 (2.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) IPTV
7 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) RIA
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 117 (74.52%) Linux
2 70 (44.59%) Unix
3 57 (36.31%) Windows
4 35 (22.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (16.56%) Ubuntu
6 16 (10.19%) Solaris
7 11 (7.01%) AIX
8 6 (3.82%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.18%) CentOS
10 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.91%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.27%) Debian
12 2 (1.27%) HPUX
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.27%) VMS
13 1 (0.64%) Android
13 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.68%) DevOps
2 56 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.38%) Configuration Management
4 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (19.11%) Open Source
5 29 (18.47%) Test Automation
6 22 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (13.38%) Analytics
7 21 (13.38%) Lean Software Development
8 20 (12.74%) Microservices
9 19 (12.10%) Migration
10 16 (10.19%) Scrum
11 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (9.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (8.92%) Problem Management
13 13 (8.28%) ITIL
13 13 (8.28%) Stress Testing
14 12 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (7.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 104 (66.24%) Python
2 58 (36.94%) SQL
3 41 (26.11%) Ruby
4 37 (23.57%) JavaScript
5 31 (19.75%) Bash Shell
6 29 (18.47%) Java
7 27 (17.20%) C#
8 23 (14.65%) Groovy
9 22 (14.01%) Scala
10 21 (13.38%) Haskell
10 21 (13.38%) PHP
10 21 (13.38%) PowerShell
11 14 (8.92%) Shell Script
12 12 (7.64%) C++
13 11 (7.01%) C
13 11 (7.01%) VB
14 8 (5.10%) VBA
15 6 (3.82%) VB.NET
16 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) Degree
4 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.27%) CCNA
5 2 (1.27%) CISM
5 2 (1.27%) CISSP
5 2 (1.27%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.27%) ISEB
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.64%) CCNP
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.18%) QA
3 3 (1.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.64%) GPG13
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (27.39%) Docker
2 19 (12.10%) Active Directory
3 15 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.18%) KVM
5 5 (3.18%) Squid
5 5 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.18%) vSphere
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.27%) ACF2
7 2 (1.27%) RACF
7 2 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.64%) iptables
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.64%) Postfix
8 1 (0.64%) Samba
8 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (38.22%) Puppet
2 25 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (15.29%) Kibana
3 24 (15.29%) Kubernetes
4 23 (14.65%) Grafana
5 21 (13.38%) Ansible
6 17 (10.83%) Red Hat Satellite
7 15 (9.55%) SELinux
8 10 (6.37%) Terraform
9 6 (3.82%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (3.18%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.91%) Nessus
11 3 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
12 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 2 (1.27%) Nagios
12 2 (1.27%) Netcool
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (21.66%) Red Hat
2 26 (16.56%) VMware
3 22 (14.01%) Google
4 21 (13.38%) Oracle
5 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.55%) Cisco
6 15 (9.55%) Juniper
7 13 (8.28%) webMethods
8 12 (7.64%) Adobe
9 8 (5.10%) Citrix
10 7 (4.46%) Dell
10 7 (4.46%) EMC
10 7 (4.46%) ServiceNow
11 6 (3.82%) CA
11 6 (3.82%) SaltStack
12 5 (3.18%) Brocade
12 5 (3.18%) IBM
12 5 (3.18%) Isilon
13 4 (2.55%) Qualys
14 3 (1.91%) Mentor Graphics