Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 158 130
Rank change year-on-year -71 -28 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 167 254 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.01% 1.55% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 4.41% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 140 186
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £324 £300 £306
90th Percentile £575 £578 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £27.15 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.34% -42.85% +26.67%
10th Percentile £41.00 £16.64 £36.30
90th Percentile £69.75 £40.08 £58.75
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +5.26% +1.33%

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 6,636 5,754 6,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.05% 35.06% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,189 3,525 3,903
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 165 230
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.98 £16.52 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.80 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -50 48 £400 +14.29% 18
Hampshire -36 46 £400 -11.11% 7
Surrey -34 39 £550 +29.41% 11
Berkshire -43 35 £425 +28.79% 6
West Sussex +10 26 £433 +14.19% 2
Oxfordshire +11 8 £400 +14.29% 10
Middlesex +10 5 £425 -3.95%
Buckinghamshire -21 5 £400 -20.00% 2
East Sussex -5 2 £475 -
Kent +10 1 - - 6
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 125 (74.85%) Linux
2 106 (63.47%) Python
3 59 (35.33%) Bash Shell
4 56 (33.53%) DevOps
4 56 (33.53%) Java
5 55 (32.93%) Unix
6 54 (32.34%) Windows
6 54 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (31.14%) Puppet
8 51 (30.54%) Git (software)
9 46 (27.54%) Jenkins
9 46 (27.54%) JavaScript
9 46 (27.54%) TCP/IP
10 45 (26.95%) Ruby
11 43 (25.75%) SQL
12 38 (22.75%) VMware
12 38 (22.75%) HTTP
12 38 (22.75%) Open Source
13 37 (22.16%) Docker
14 34 (20.36%) Tomcat
14 34 (20.36%) Oracle
14 34 (20.36%) Red Hat
15 33 (19.76%) Ansible
16 30 (17.96%) C#
16 30 (17.96%) Configuration Management
17 29 (17.37%) Apache
18 28 (16.77%) MongoDB
18 28 (16.77%) NoSQL
18 28 (16.77%) Test Automation
19 27 (16.17%) Analytics

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 34 (20.36%) Tomcat
2 29 (17.37%) Apache
3 23 (13.77%) nginx
4 18 (10.78%) JBoss
5 15 (8.98%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.79%) OpenStack
7 7 (4.19%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.99%) lighttpd
9 4 (2.40%) Confluence
10 3 (1.80%) Drupal
10 3 (1.80%) IIS
10 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.80%) WildFly
11 2 (1.20%) CICS
11 2 (1.20%) GemFire
11 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.20%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (10.18%) Google Analytics
2 16 (9.58%) GitHub
3 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.99%) SaaS
5 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.20%) Akamai
7 2 (1.20%) npm
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.60%) IaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.54%) TCP/IP
2 38 (22.75%) HTTP
3 24 (14.37%) SSL
4 16 (9.58%) DNS
4 16 (9.58%) Firewall
5 15 (8.98%) SNMP
6 12 (7.19%) SAN
7 11 (6.59%) Internet
8 10 (5.99%) WAN
9 9 (5.39%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (5.39%) LAN
10 7 (4.19%) BGP
10 7 (4.19%) DVB
10 7 (4.19%) FTP
10 7 (4.19%) HTTPS
10 7 (4.19%) MPLS
10 7 (4.19%) OSPF
11 6 (3.59%) DOCSIS
11 6 (3.59%) NAS
12 5 (2.99%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.77%) MongoDB
1 28 (16.77%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.18%) MySQL
3 12 (7.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.99%) Big Data
6 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.99%) DB2
9 5 (2.99%) Redis
10 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.60%) HBase
11 1 (0.60%) Impala
11 1 (0.60%) SQLite
11 1 (0.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 51 (30.54%) Git (software)
2 46 (27.54%) Jenkins
3 20 (11.98%) Ant
4 18 (10.78%) Selenium
5 17 (10.18%) Cucumber
5 17 (10.18%) Gatling
5 17 (10.18%) IntelliJ
6 11 (6.59%) Grunt
6 11 (6.59%) gulp
6 11 (6.59%) Karma Test Runner
6 11 (6.59%) Sublime Text
7 8 (4.79%) JIRA
7 8 (4.79%) JUnit
8 7 (4.19%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.19%) Subversion
9 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.40%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.80%) Maven
11 3 (1.80%) Phabricator
12 2 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (12.57%) Finance
2 19 (11.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Law
4 3 (1.80%) Publishing
5 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 42 (25.15%) Developer
2 21 (12.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (10.78%) Administrator
4 15 (8.98%) Consultant
4 15 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.78%) Unix Administrator
6 12 (7.19%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Scala Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (6.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.99%) Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.79%) Security Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Incident Analyst
10 7 (4.19%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Security Incident Analyst
10 7 (4.19%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.59%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.57%) XML
2 24 (14.37%) HTML
3 23 (13.77%) CSS
4 19 (11.38%) JSON
5 18 (10.78%) Servlets
6 17 (10.18%) Gherkin
6 17 (10.18%) Node.js
6 17 (10.18%) REST
6 17 (10.18%) SOAP
7 16 (9.58%) jQuery
8 14 (8.38%) Web Services
9 13 (7.78%) Play Framework
10 12 (7.19%) Middleware
11 11 (6.59%) AngularJS
11 11 (6.59%) Spring
12 9 (5.39%) LDAP
13 8 (4.79%) J2EE
14 7 (4.19%) EJB
14 7 (4.19%) Hibernate
14 7 (4.19%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.79%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.59%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.99%) MPEG
7 5 (2.99%) User Experience
8 4 (2.40%) HACMP
8 4 (2.40%) STB
8 4 (2.40%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.20%) IBM Storwize
10 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 125 (74.85%) Linux
2 55 (32.93%) Unix
3 54 (32.34%) Windows
4 26 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (14.97%) Solaris
6 22 (13.17%) CentOS
6 22 (13.17%) Ubuntu
7 9 (5.39%) AIX
8 5 (2.99%) FreeBSD
9 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.20%) Android
11 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.20%) SUSE
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.60%) Debian
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.53%) DevOps
2 54 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (22.75%) Open Source
4 30 (17.96%) Configuration Management
5 28 (16.77%) Test Automation
6 27 (16.17%) Analytics
7 24 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (9.58%) Change Management
10 16 (9.58%) ITIL
11 14 (8.38%) OO
12 13 (7.78%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (7.78%) Microservices
12 13 (7.78%) Server Hardening
13 12 (7.19%) Migration
13 12 (7.19%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.59%) Data Analysis
14 11 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (5.99%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 106 (63.47%) Python
2 59 (35.33%) Bash Shell
3 56 (33.53%) Java
4 46 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 45 (26.95%) Ruby
6 43 (25.75%) SQL
7 30 (17.96%) C#
8 22 (13.17%) Groovy
9 20 (11.98%) PHP
9 20 (11.98%) PowerShell
10 19 (11.38%) Scala
11 18 (10.78%) Haskell
12 17 (10.18%) Shell Script
13 10 (5.99%) AWK
13 10 (5.99%) Korn
14 8 (4.79%) C
15 7 (4.19%) Bourne shell
16 6 (3.59%) VB
17 4 (2.40%) VBA
18 3 (1.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.18%) Degree
4 5 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.40%) OCA
5 4 (2.40%) OCP
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.40%) RHCE
5 4 (2.40%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.20%) CCNA
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.20%) ISEB
6 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) GPG13
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 37 (22.16%) Docker
2 24 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (5.39%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.19%) GlusterFS
5 7 (4.19%) KVM
5 7 (4.19%) vSphere
6 6 (3.59%) Postfix
6 6 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.99%) Varnish
7 5 (2.99%) Xen
8 4 (2.40%) NFS
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (1.80%) Apache Flume
9 3 (1.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.20%) ACF2
10 2 (1.20%) RACF
10 2 (1.20%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 52 (31.14%) Puppet
2 33 (19.76%) Ansible
3 26 (15.57%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (14.37%) Grafana
4 24 (14.37%) Kibana
5 14 (8.38%) Nagios
6 13 (7.78%) Kubernetes
6 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (5.39%) Mesos
7 9 (5.39%) NetBackup
7 9 (5.39%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (4.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 7 (4.19%) vCenter Server
8 7 (4.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 6 (3.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 6 (3.59%) CSIRT
9 6 (3.59%) Terraform
10 5 (2.99%) Cacti
10 5 (2.99%) SELinux
11 4 (2.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (22.75%) VMware
2 34 (20.36%) Oracle
2 34 (20.36%) Red Hat
3 19 (11.38%) Google
4 15 (8.98%) Cisco
5 14 (8.38%) Juniper
6 13 (7.78%) Adobe
6 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
6 13 (7.78%) Veritas
7 10 (5.99%) EMC
7 10 (5.99%) Sun
8 9 (5.39%) HP
9 8 (4.79%) Brocade
9 8 (4.79%) Cloudera
9 8 (4.79%) IBM
9 8 (4.79%) Splunk
10 7 (4.19%) Centrify
10 7 (4.19%) Citrix
10 7 (4.19%) StorageTek
10 7 (4.19%) webMethods