Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 232 168
Rank change year-on-year -12 -64 -9
Contract jobs citing Perl 116 150 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.90% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 2.40% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 92 132
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £301
90th Percentile £638 £575 £599
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.82% - -
England median hourly rate £44.92 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +12.29% -8.57% +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 5,619 6,262 5,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.02% 37.43% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,527 3,811 3,167
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +2.11% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 174 169
South East median hourly rate £45.85 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £21.25 £17.61 £15.20
90th Percentile £56.45 £52.50 £71.97
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.52% -1.81% +7.10%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Thames Valley +10 41 £500 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +5 33 £475 +31.94% 1
Surrey -11 26 £575 +21.05% 1
Berkshire -16 22 £450 +12.50% 2
West Sussex +13 16 £475 -8.92%
Buckinghamshire +33 13 £350 -12.50%
Oxfordshire +18 6 £538 +43.33% 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 95 (81.90%) Python
2 88 (75.86%) Linux
3 64 (55.17%) Windows
4 58 (50.00%) DevOps
5 55 (47.41%) SQL
6 53 (45.69%) Unix
7 46 (39.66%) Java
8 45 (38.79%) Git (software)
9 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
10 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (33.62%) Ruby
11 39 (33.62%) Docker
11 39 (33.62%) Jenkins
12 36 (31.03%) Apache
13 33 (28.45%) Puppet
14 31 (26.72%) Test Automation
14 31 (26.72%) nginx
14 31 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (25.86%) Tomcat
15 30 (25.86%) HTML
16 28 (24.14%) HTTP
16 28 (24.14%) NoSQL
16 28 (24.14%) Node.js
17 27 (23.28%) AngularJS
17 27 (23.28%) Oracle
17 27 (23.28%) Red Hat
17 27 (23.28%) Configuration Management
18 26 (22.41%) PHP
18 26 (22.41%) Spring
19 25 (21.55%) C#

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 36 (31.03%) Apache
2 31 (26.72%) nginx
3 30 (25.86%) Tomcat
4 18 (15.52%) JBoss
5 16 (13.79%) WebLogic
6 11 (9.48%) OpenStack
7 7 (6.03%) lighttpd
7 7 (6.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (5.17%) Apache Spark
9 4 (3.45%) ColdFusion
9 4 (3.45%) Jetty
10 2 (1.72%) Confluence
10 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.86%) Artix
11 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.86%) IIS
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.59%) CATIA
2 3 (2.59%) Siemens NX
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.38%) GitHub
2 16 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.79%) Google Analytics
3 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.90%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.31%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (4.31%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.31%) Office 365
5 5 (4.31%) Serverless
6 4 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.45%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (3.45%) Datadog
7 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.59%) PaaS
7 3 (2.59%) TestFlight
8 2 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.14%) HTTP
2 24 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 23 (19.83%) SSL
4 5 (4.31%) DNS
4 5 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.31%) iSCSI
4 5 (4.31%) SNMP
5 4 (3.45%) DVB
5 4 (3.45%) FTP
5 4 (3.45%) Internet
6 3 (2.59%) Network Security
6 3 (2.59%) SDH
7 2 (1.72%) Junos
7 2 (1.72%) LAN
7 2 (1.72%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.86%) Broadband
8 1 (0.86%) RS-485
8 1 (0.86%) SMTP
8 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.14%) NoSQL
2 24 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 20 (17.24%) MySQL
4 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
5 17 (14.66%) MongoDB
6 15 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.17%) Amazon Athena
7 6 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (5.17%) DB2
7 6 (5.17%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.59%) MS Access
11 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.86%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 45 (38.79%) Git (software)
2 39 (33.62%) Jenkins
3 23 (19.83%) Selenium
4 22 (18.97%) Ant
4 22 (18.97%) Eclipse
4 22 (18.97%) JUnit
5 20 (17.24%) IntelliJ
6 16 (13.79%) Cucumber
6 16 (13.79%) Gatling
6 16 (13.79%) Grunt
6 16 (13.79%) gulp
6 16 (13.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 16 (13.79%) Sublime Text
7 13 (11.21%) JIRA
8 9 (7.76%) TeamCity
9 7 (6.03%) Gradle
10 6 (5.17%) Maven
11 4 (3.45%) GoCD
11 4 (3.45%) InstallAnywhere
12 3 (2.59%) fastlane
General
1 13 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.34%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) French Language
4 3 (2.59%) German Language
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Developer
2 12 (10.34%) Lead DevOps
3 10 (8.62%) Scala Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Test Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Consultant
5 7 (6.03%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.17%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) DevSecOps Developer
7 5 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (2.59%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) HTML
2 28 (24.14%) Node.js
3 27 (23.28%) AngularJS
4 26 (22.41%) Spring
5 25 (21.55%) XML
6 22 (18.97%) jQuery
6 22 (18.97%) Servlets
6 22 (18.97%) SOAP
7 19 (16.38%) .NET
7 19 (16.38%) REST
8 18 (15.52%) CSS
9 17 (14.66%) J2EE
10 16 (13.79%) EJB
10 16 (13.79%) Gherkin
10 16 (13.79%) Hibernate
10 16 (13.79%) HTML5
10 16 (13.79%) J2SE
10 16 (13.79%) JSON
10 16 (13.79%) Play Framework
11 11 (9.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (6.03%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.17%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.31%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.45%) IBM Storwize
5 4 (3.45%) IPTV
5 4 (3.45%) Replication
6 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.59%) STB
7 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.72%) Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.72%) RIA
8 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 88 (75.86%) Linux
2 64 (55.17%) Windows
3 53 (45.69%) Unix
4 17 (14.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (14.66%) Ubuntu
5 8 (6.90%) AIX
5 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.31%) Android
6 5 (4.31%) Solaris
7 3 (2.59%) OpenVMS
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.72%) zOS
9 1 (0.86%) CentOS
9 1 (0.86%) Debian
9 1 (0.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) DevOps
2 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (26.72%) Test Automation
4 27 (23.28%) Configuration Management
5 23 (19.83%) Microservices
6 20 (17.24%) Analytics
7 18 (15.52%) Open Source
7 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (13.79%) Lean Software Development
9 15 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (12.93%) ITIL
9 15 (12.93%) Mentoring
10 14 (12.07%) Migration
11 12 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.62%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (8.62%) Security Architecture
13 9 (7.76%) OO
14 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
14 8 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (81.90%) Python
2 55 (47.41%) SQL
3 46 (39.66%) Java
4 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
5 39 (33.62%) Ruby
6 26 (22.41%) PHP
7 25 (21.55%) C#
8 22 (18.97%) Scala
9 20 (17.24%) PowerShell
10 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell
11 16 (13.79%) Groovy
11 16 (13.79%) Haskell
12 12 (10.34%) C
13 11 (9.48%) Korn
14 10 (8.62%) Apple Swift
14 10 (8.62%) Objective-C
14 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
15 9 (7.76%) PL/SQL
16 7 (6.03%) C++
16 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.31%) CISSP
6 4 (3.45%) CISM
6 4 (3.45%) CREST Certified
7 3 (2.59%) OSCP
8 2 (1.72%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.72%) SANS
9 1 (0.86%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) GDPR
2 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 39 (33.62%) Docker
2 18 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.03%) KVM
5 6 (5.17%) RACF
6 1 (0.86%) Firmware
6 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (28.45%) Puppet
2 25 (21.55%) Ansible
3 22 (18.97%) Kibana
4 18 (15.52%) Kubernetes
5 17 (14.66%) Grafana
6 13 (11.21%) Terraform
7 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (5.17%) Nagios
9 5 (4.31%) Graphite
9 5 (4.31%) Nessus
10 4 (3.45%) logstash
10 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (3.45%) StatsD
11 2 (1.72%) Netcool
11 2 (1.72%) QRadar
11 2 (1.72%) Salt
12 1 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (23.28%) Oracle
1 27 (23.28%) Red Hat
2 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.66%) Google
4 15 (12.93%) VMware
5 11 (9.48%) webMethods
6 9 (7.76%) Adobe
7 6 (5.17%) IBM
8 5 (4.31%) Qualys
9 4 (3.45%) New Relic
9 4 (3.45%) Nokia
10 3 (2.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.59%) ANSYS
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco
10 3 (2.59%) Huawei
10 3 (2.59%) Mentor Graphics
10 3 (2.59%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.72%) ComArch
11 2 (1.72%) Juniper
11 2 (1.72%) SAP