Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 140 157
Rank change year-on-year -39 +17 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 225 298 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.34% 1.78% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 5.03% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 182 169
South East median daily rate £383 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.38% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £302 £300 £265
90th Percentile £575 £525 £482
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
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 £29.60 £36.25
90th Percentile £45.40 £58.75 £41.80
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%

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 5926 5924 6789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.18% 35.31% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3617 4219
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 225 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -16 99 £345 -23.33% 16
Berkshire +16 64 £345 -27.37% 12
Surrey -10 51 £425 - 8
Hampshire -34 42 £400 - 12
Buckinghamshire -19 27 £288 -20.69%
West Sussex -19 13 £375 +1.35%
Oxfordshire -17 8 £350 -26.32% 4
Middlesex -2 4 £443 +19.59%
Home Counties - 3 - -
Kent -18 2 £650 +85.71%
East Sussex -3 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £300 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 150 (66.67%) Linux
2 120 (53.33%) Python
3 85 (37.78%) Unix
4 58 (25.78%) Red Hat
4 58 (25.78%) Ruby
5 57 (25.33%) Git (software)
5 57 (25.33%) Puppet
5 57 (25.33%) DevOps
6 56 (24.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (24.89%) Oracle
7 55 (24.44%) Ansible
8 53 (23.56%) Java
9 50 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 43 (19.11%) Finance
10 43 (19.11%) TCP/IP
11 42 (18.67%) JavaScript
12 40 (17.78%) DNS
13 38 (16.89%) Shell Script
14 37 (16.44%) SQL
14 37 (16.44%) Computer Science
15 35 (15.56%) Apache
16 34 (15.11%) Windows
17 33 (14.67%) Solaris
17 33 (14.67%) VMware
18 32 (14.22%) Security Cleared
18 32 (14.22%) Opscode Chef
19 31 (13.78%) Jenkins
19 31 (13.78%) HTML
20 30 (13.33%) Middleware
20 30 (13.33%) Korn

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 35 (15.56%) Apache
2 27 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 26 (11.56%) JBoss
4 13 (5.78%) nginx
5 10 (4.44%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (4.44%) Apache Spark
5 10 (4.44%) Luigi
6 9 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (4.00%) Confluence
6 9 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.11%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.78%) IIS
9 4 (1.78%) WildFly
10 3 (1.33%) SAS
11 2 (0.89%) Drupal
11 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Pipeline Pilot
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.78%) GitHub
2 13 (5.78%) OpenShift
3 7 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.11%) SaaS
4 4 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.78%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.89%) IaaS
6 2 (0.89%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.44%) Heroku
7 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.11%) TCP/IP
2 40 (17.78%) DNS
3 26 (11.56%) Firewall
4 21 (9.33%) VPN
5 18 (8.00%) LDAP
6 16 (7.11%) SAN
7 14 (6.22%) WAN
8 13 (5.78%) HTTP
9 12 (5.33%) DHCP
10 11 (4.89%) FTP
10 11 (4.89%) NAS
10 11 (4.89%) Network Security
10 11 (4.89%) SSL
11 10 (4.44%) Internet
11 10 (4.44%) IPsec
11 10 (4.44%) LAN
11 10 (4.44%) SSH
12 9 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (3.56%) BGP
13 8 (3.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.56%) Relational Database
2 21 (9.33%) MySQL
3 19 (8.44%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.78%) Big Data
6 12 (5.33%) Hadoop
7 10 (4.44%) Data Mining
7 10 (4.44%) KNIME
8 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.11%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.67%) Redis
11 4 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.33%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.89%) DB2
13 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 57 (25.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.78%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.67%) Subversion
4 10 (4.44%) JIRA
5 9 (4.00%) GitLab
6 8 (3.56%) Ant
7 7 (3.11%) Selenium
8 5 (2.22%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.22%) Grunt
9 4 (1.78%) Gatling
9 4 (1.78%) Gradle
9 4 (1.78%) gulp
9 4 (1.78%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.78%) Sublime Text
9 4 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.33%) JUnit
11 2 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 43 (19.11%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Banking
3 18 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.33%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Games
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (20.00%) Administrator
2 44 (19.56%) Developer
3 28 (12.44%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (10.67%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
7 13 (5.78%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (5.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Consultant
8 12 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.89%) Analyst
9 11 (4.89%) Network Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) Monitoring Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) Perl Developer
12 7 (3.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.78%) HTML
2 30 (13.33%) Middleware
3 28 (12.44%) XML
4 27 (12.00%) Web Services
5 23 (10.22%) CSS
6 22 (9.78%) JSON
7 20 (8.89%) Node.js
7 20 (8.89%) RESTful
8 13 (5.78%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.33%) LAMP
10 11 (4.89%) REST
11 9 (4.00%) Sensu
12 8 (3.56%) Ajax
12 8 (3.56%) J2EE
12 8 (3.56%) SOAP
13 7 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
14 5 (2.22%) EJB
14 5 (2.22%) Java EE
14 5 (2.22%) JMS
14 5 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.44%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.33%) SWIFT
4 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.44%) Life Science
6 7 (3.11%) Clustering
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle Exalogic
8 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.78%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.33%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.33%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.89%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.89%) PKI
11 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 150 (66.67%) Linux
2 85 (37.78%) Unix
3 56 (24.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (15.11%) Windows
5 33 (14.67%) Solaris
6 24 (10.67%) CentOS
7 9 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.89%) AIX
10 2 (0.89%) Debian
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.89%) SUSE
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.33%) DevOps
2 28 (12.44%) Configuration Management
3 27 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (9.33%) High Availability
6 21 (9.33%) Mentoring
7 20 (8.89%) ITIL
7 20 (8.89%) Project Management
8 19 (8.44%) Load Balancing
8 19 (8.44%) OO
9 16 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.67%) Change Management
10 15 (6.67%) Open Source
10 15 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.22%) Workflow
12 13 (5.78%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.89%) Contingency Planning
13 11 (4.89%) Integration Testing
14 10 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (53.33%) Python
2 58 (25.78%) Ruby
3 53 (23.56%) Java
4 50 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 42 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 38 (16.89%) Shell Script
7 37 (16.44%) SQL
8 30 (13.33%) Korn
9 28 (12.44%) PHP
10 20 (8.89%) C
11 17 (7.56%) C++
12 16 (7.11%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.44%) Go
14 8 (3.56%) Bourne shell
15 7 (3.11%) AWK
15 7 (3.11%) C#
16 5 (2.22%) C-shell
17 4 (1.78%) Groovy
17 4 (1.78%) Haskell
17 4 (1.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.89%) Degree
3 23 (10.22%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (5.78%) RHCSA
6 12 (5.33%) RHCE
7 10 (4.44%) PhD
8 8 (3.56%) OCA
8 8 (3.56%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (3.11%) CISSP
9 7 (3.11%) OCP
10 4 (1.78%) GCIH
10 4 (1.78%) GIAC
11 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CCNP
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.44%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.00%) Docker
2 22 (9.78%) Xen
3 20 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.11%) GlusterFS
6 7 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.67%) NFS
8 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
8 5 (2.22%) Veritas File System
9 4 (1.78%) KVM
10 3 (1.33%) Openswan
11 2 (0.89%) Gluster
11 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.89%) pfSense
11 2 (0.89%) Samba
11 2 (0.89%) vSphere
11 2 (0.89%) zsh
12 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 57 (25.33%) Puppet
2 55 (24.44%) Ansible
3 32 (14.22%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (8.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 18 (8.00%) NetBackup
6 13 (5.78%) Nagios
7 12 (5.33%) logstash
8 11 (4.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 10 (4.44%) Grafana
9 10 (4.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 9 (4.00%) SELinux
11 8 (3.56%) Kibana
11 8 (3.56%) Kubernetes
11 8 (3.56%) ZABBIX
12 7 (3.11%) Netcool
12 7 (3.11%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (2.22%) CFEngine
13 5 (2.22%) Terraform
14 4 (1.78%) SnapMirror
14 4 (1.78%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 58 (25.78%) Red Hat
2 56 (24.89%) Oracle
3 33 (14.67%) VMware
4 24 (10.67%) Sun
5 21 (9.33%) IBM
6 17 (7.56%) Cisco
7 14 (6.22%) Veritas
8 13 (5.78%) Microsoft
9 12 (5.33%) EMC
10 11 (4.89%) Brocade
11 10 (4.44%) Juniper
11 10 (4.44%) Netezza
11 10 (4.44%) RapidMiner
11 10 (4.44%) Splunk
12 9 (4.00%) HP
12 9 (4.00%) NetApp
13 8 (3.56%) Remedy
14 7 (3.11%) StorageTek
15 6 (2.67%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.67%) Citrix