Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 250 219
Rank change year-on-year +128 -31 -54
Contract jobs citing Perl 40 98 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 0.72% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 1.98% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 55 125
Median daily rate £423 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.05% +7.95% +8.64%
10th Percentile £311 £317 £354
90th Percentile £500 £600 £588
England median daily rate £471 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.90% +5.26% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £31.00 £31.50 £42.00
90th Percentile £59.20 £52.50 £61.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% -9.38%

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 1,130 4,962 6,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.98% 36.24% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 3,053 4,201
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £310
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £493 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.03% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 153 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £16.83 £21.37 £21.83
90th Percentile £61.25 £72.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -20.45% +4.11% +5.66%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in the South East

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Perl in the South East

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Perl in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 October 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 +106 27 £425 -10.53% 9
Berkshire +98 19 £420 +5.00% 7
Hampshire +64 11 £350 -9.68% 6
Buckinghamshire +42 6 £315 -33.68% 1
Oxfordshire +38 2 £425 -19.81% 1
Surrey +79 1 £375 -25.00% 5
West Sussex +34 1 - - 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 30 (75.00%) Python
2 27 (67.50%) Linux
3 16 (40.00%) Unix
3 16 (40.00%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) VMware
4 14 (35.00%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (27.50%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
7 10 (25.00%) C
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) Dell
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) PHP
8 9 (22.50%) Ansible
8 9 (22.50%) DevOps
8 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
8 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (20.00%) Docker
9 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (20.00%) MySQL
9 8 (20.00%) SOAP
9 8 (20.00%) EMC
9 8 (20.00%) DNS
9 8 (20.00%) IBM
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle
10 7 (17.50%) Test Automation

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 (15.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) nginx
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) AWS
1 3 (7.50%) Azure
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (20.00%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
4 5 (12.50%) SSL
5 4 (10.00%) SAN
6 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) FTP
6 3 (7.50%) HTTP
6 3 (7.50%) SMTP
6 3 (7.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) DB2
3 3 (7.50%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Redis
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) KNIME
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Ant
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.50%) Hudson
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.50%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.50%) FishEye
6 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.50%) Postman
6 1 (2.50%) Protractor
6 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Integration Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) SOAP
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) LDAP
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.50%) JMS
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) JSP
5 3 (7.50%) LAMP
5 3 (7.50%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (7.50%) SailPoint
5 3 (7.50%) Servlets
5 3 (7.50%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) .NET
6 2 (5.00%) React
6 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) e-Health
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Unix
3 14 (35.00%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) CentOS
6 2 (5.00%) Android
6 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) DevOps
1 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Measurement
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Management
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Microservices
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Server Hardening
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) C
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) PHP
5 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (15.00%) Bourne shell
6 6 (15.00%) Korn
7 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.50%) AWK
8 3 (7.50%) BeanShell
8 3 (7.50%) C#
8 3 (7.50%) VBScript
9 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
9 2 (5.00%) C++
9 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.00%) RHCE
5 2 (5.00%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CAPM
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Docker
3 6 (15.00%) NFS
4 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.50%) RACF
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Ansible
1 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
2 6 (15.00%) Prometheus
3 5 (12.50%) Puppet
4 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.00%) yum
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.50%) Grafana
5 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.50%) Kibana
5 1 (2.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (25.00%) Dell
4 8 (20.00%) EMC
4 8 (20.00%) IBM
5 7 (17.50%) Oracle
6 6 (15.00%) NetApp
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco
7 5 (12.50%) Juniper
8 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.00%) Centrify
9 2 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (5.00%) Veritas
10 1 (2.50%) Broadcom
10 1 (2.50%) CA
10 1 (2.50%) Klocwork
10 1 (2.50%) MathWorks
10 1 (2.50%) Remedy
10 1 (2.50%) Sonatype
10 1 (2.50%) Splunk