Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 145 185
Rank change year-on-year -32 +40 -40
Contract jobs citing Perl 217 240 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.56% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 4.56% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 146 132
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +0.06% +14.21%
10th Percentile £305 £306 £272
90th Percentile £608 £531 £538
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16.64 £24.05 £35.88
90th Percentile £45.40 £48.75 £42.68
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% +14.29%

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 5,895 5,268 6,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.57% 34.28% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,638 3,194 3,875
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £567 £538 £515
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 187 254
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +13.33%
10th Percentile £18.61 £15.00 £14.04
90th Percentile £51.23 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Thames Valley +7 107 £375 -21.05% 33
Berkshire +16 64 £360 -24.21% 20
Surrey -7 51 £438 +2.94% 21
Hampshire -24 36 £375 -11.76% 9
Buckinghamshire -14 34 £413 -2.94% 2
Oxfordshire -20 9 £363 -44.23% 11
West Sussex -29 9 £520 +40.54% 2
Middlesex -12 4 £425 +11.84% 1
Kent -18 2 £650 +85.71%
M4 Corridor - 1 £300 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 134 (61.75%) Linux
2 125 (57.60%) Python
3 92 (42.40%) Unix
4 71 (32.72%) DevOps
5 65 (29.95%) Ruby
5 65 (29.95%) Git (software)
6 63 (29.03%) Puppet
7 54 (24.88%) Ansible
7 54 (24.88%) Java
8 53 (24.42%) Jenkins
9 48 (22.12%) Oracle
10 47 (21.66%) Red Hat
11 46 (21.20%) TCP/IP
11 46 (21.20%) Bash Shell
12 44 (20.28%) SQL
12 44 (20.28%) Finance
13 41 (18.89%) Apache
14 40 (18.43%) JavaScript
14 40 (18.43%) Shell Script
15 38 (17.51%) XML
15 38 (17.51%) Tomcat
15 38 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (17.05%) DNS
17 35 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (14.75%) HTML
19 31 (14.29%) JBoss
20 30 (13.82%) Windows
20 30 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (13.36%) Middleware
22 27 (12.44%) Docker

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 41 (18.89%) Apache
2 38 (17.51%) Tomcat
3 31 (14.29%) JBoss
4 19 (8.76%) nginx
5 12 (5.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (5.07%) Confluence
7 10 (4.61%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (4.61%) Apache Spark
7 10 (4.61%) Luigi
7 10 (4.61%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.92%) IIS
10 2 (0.92%) SAS
10 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.92%) WildFly
11 1 (0.46%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.61%) Pipeline Pilot
2 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.22%) GitHub
3 15 (6.91%) OpenShift
4 9 (4.15%) Google Analytics
4 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.76%) SaaS
6 4 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.84%) PaaS
7 3 (1.38%) Akamai
7 3 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.38%) Serverless
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.92%) IaaS
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 46 (21.20%) TCP/IP
2 37 (17.05%) DNS
3 27 (12.44%) Firewall
4 12 (5.53%) FTP
4 12 (5.53%) HTTP
4 12 (5.53%) VPN
4 12 (5.53%) WAN
5 10 (4.61%) SSL
6 9 (4.15%) LDAP
6 9 (4.15%) Network Security
6 9 (4.15%) SAN
7 8 (3.69%) IPsec
7 8 (3.69%) SSH
8 7 (3.23%) MPLS
8 7 (3.23%) NAS
9 6 (2.76%) BGP
9 6 (2.76%) DHCP
9 6 (2.76%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.30%) LAN
10 5 (2.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.22%) NoSQL
1 20 (9.22%) Relational Database
2 19 (8.76%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.99%) Big Data
3 13 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.53%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.53%) MySQL
5 10 (4.61%) Data Mining
5 10 (4.61%) KNIME
6 8 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.69%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (2.76%) Data Mart
8 6 (2.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.84%) OLTP
9 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.84%) Redis
10 3 (1.38%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (29.95%) Git (software)
2 53 (24.42%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.91%) JIRA
4 13 (5.99%) Ant
4 13 (5.99%) Subversion
5 11 (5.07%) Selenium
6 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.61%) Grunt
7 9 (4.15%) Gatling
7 9 (4.15%) GitLab
7 9 (4.15%) gulp
7 9 (4.15%) IntelliJ
7 9 (4.15%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (4.15%) Sublime Text
8 8 (3.69%) Bitbucket
9 7 (3.23%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.84%) Gradle
11 4 (1.84%) JUnit
11 4 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (20.28%) Finance
2 20 (9.22%) Banking
3 18 (8.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.92%) Games
5 2 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (24.88%) Developer
2 35 (16.13%) Administrator
3 28 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (7.83%) Consultant
6 16 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (5.07%) Middleware Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Python Developer
9 10 (4.61%) Analyst
9 10 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (4.15%) Scala Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Monitoring Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) Unix Administrator
12 7 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.76%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (2.76%) Security Engineer
13 6 (2.76%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.51%) XML
2 32 (14.75%) HTML
3 29 (13.36%) Middleware
4 26 (11.98%) CSS
5 25 (11.52%) JSON
6 23 (10.60%) Node.js
7 21 (9.68%) Web Services
8 19 (8.76%) AngularJS
8 19 (8.76%) RESTful
9 17 (7.83%) J2EE
10 11 (5.07%) jQuery
11 10 (4.61%) Ajax
12 9 (4.15%) Gherkin
12 9 (4.15%) REST
12 9 (4.15%) Servlets
13 7 (3.23%) Play Framework
14 6 (2.76%) .NET
14 6 (2.76%) EJB
14 6 (2.76%) HTML5
14 6 (2.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.52%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.61%) Life Science
5 9 (4.15%) SWIFT
6 6 (2.76%) Clustering
6 6 (2.76%) Oracle Exalogic
7 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.38%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.92%) PKI
9 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 134 (61.75%) Linux
2 92 (42.40%) Unix
3 38 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (13.82%) Windows
5 21 (9.68%) Solaris
6 15 (6.91%) Ubuntu
7 10 (4.61%) CentOS
8 4 (1.84%) SUSE
9 2 (0.92%) AIX
9 2 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) HPUX
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.72%) DevOps
2 35 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (11.52%) Project Management
5 24 (11.06%) Configuration Management
6 23 (10.60%) Test Automation
7 20 (9.22%) Open Source
8 17 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.83%) High Availability
9 15 (6.91%) Analytics
9 15 (6.91%) Change Management
9 15 (6.91%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.45%) Integration Testing
10 14 (6.45%) Workflow
11 13 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (5.99%) Data Analysis
11 13 (5.99%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.99%) ITIL
11 13 (5.99%) OO
12 12 (5.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 125 (57.60%) Python
2 65 (29.95%) Ruby
3 54 (24.88%) Java
4 46 (21.20%) Bash Shell
5 44 (20.28%) SQL
6 40 (18.43%) JavaScript
6 40 (18.43%) Shell Script
7 21 (9.68%) C++
8 19 (8.76%) PHP
9 18 (8.29%) C
10 15 (6.91%) C#
11 14 (6.45%) Groovy
11 14 (6.45%) Korn
12 11 (5.07%) PowerShell
13 9 (4.15%) Haskell
13 9 (4.15%) Scala
14 8 (3.69%) Go
14 8 (3.69%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.84%) C-shell
15 4 (1.84%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.29%) Degree
2 18 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.61%) PhD
5 5 (2.30%) CISSP
6 4 (1.84%) RHCE
6 4 (1.84%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.92%) GCIH
7 2 (0.92%) GIAC
7 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CCNA
8 1 (0.46%) CCNP
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) OCA
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (12.44%) Docker
2 17 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.91%) Xen
4 6 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.84%) NFS
5 4 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.84%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.92%) Samba
6 2 (0.92%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.46%) Gluster
7 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.46%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 63 (29.03%) Puppet
2 54 (24.88%) Ansible
3 26 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.83%) Red Hat Satellite
5 14 (6.45%) SELinux
6 13 (5.99%) Grafana
7 10 (4.61%) Kibana
8 9 (4.15%) Netcool
9 8 (3.69%) Terraform
10 7 (3.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 7 (3.23%) Tivoli
11 6 (2.76%) Kubernetes
11 6 (2.76%) Nagios
12 5 (2.30%) logstash
13 4 (1.84%) NetBackup
13 4 (1.84%) SnapMirror
13 4 (1.84%) SnapVault
13 4 (1.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 4 (1.84%) ZABBIX
14 3 (1.38%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 48 (22.12%) Oracle
2 47 (21.66%) Red Hat
3 27 (12.44%) IBM
4 25 (11.52%) VMware
5 17 (7.83%) Sun
6 13 (5.99%) Cisco
7 12 (5.53%) Google
8 10 (4.61%) Netezza
8 10 (4.61%) RapidMiner
9 9 (4.15%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.15%) NetApp
10 8 (3.69%) Remedy
10 8 (3.69%) Splunk
11 5 (2.30%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.30%) CA
11 5 (2.30%) F5
11 5 (2.30%) Juniper
11 5 (2.30%) Nimsoft
11 5 (2.30%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.84%) SaltStack