Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 157 132
Rank change year-on-year -76 -25 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 151 237 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 1.48% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 4.31% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 141 205
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +19.72%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £303
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 18
South East median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.00
10th Percentile £38.13 - £36.60
90th Percentile £66.70 - £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.01% +4.67%

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 6,716 5,499 6,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.37% 34.39% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,107 3,350 4,159
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £271
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 172 240
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.75 £16.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.32 £52.85
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -40 48 £400 -11.11% 40
Surrey -25 45 £488 +0.52% 16
Berkshire -27 32 £463 +2.78% 21
Hampshire -50 27 £400 -11.11% 7
West Sussex -8 21 £408 -16.54% 1
Oxfordshire +8 11 £400 +14.29% 12
Middlesex +10 7 £425 -7.61%
Buckinghamshire -21 5 £400 -11.11% 7
East Sussex -3 1 £475 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 118 (78.15%) Linux
2 102 (67.55%) Python
3 54 (35.76%) Java
4 50 (33.11%) Bash Shell
5 48 (31.79%) Puppet
6 47 (31.13%) Unix
7 46 (30.46%) DevOps
8 43 (28.48%) Windows
8 43 (28.48%) Ruby
9 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (24.50%) Ansible
11 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
11 35 (23.18%) TCP/IP
12 34 (22.52%) Red Hat
12 34 (22.52%) JavaScript
13 33 (21.85%) Open Source
13 33 (21.85%) Git (software)
14 32 (21.19%) Configuration Management
15 31 (20.53%) SQL
15 31 (20.53%) Oracle
15 31 (20.53%) HTTP
16 30 (19.87%) VMware
17 29 (19.21%) C#
18 28 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (18.54%) Docker
19 26 (17.22%) XML
20 23 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
20 23 (15.23%) CentOS
21 22 (14.57%) Test Automation
21 22 (14.57%) 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 21 (13.91%) Tomcat
2 18 (11.92%) Apache
3 16 (10.60%) nginx
4 15 (9.93%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (6.62%) OpenStack
6 8 (5.30%) JBoss
7 5 (3.31%) lighttpd
8 4 (2.65%) Confluence
8 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.99%) IIS
9 3 (1.99%) WildFly
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.66%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.66%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.27%) GitHub
3 11 (7.28%) Google Analytics
4 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.64%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.99%) IaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Akamai
6 2 (1.32%) PaaS
6 2 (1.32%) SaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.18%) TCP/IP
2 31 (20.53%) HTTP
3 19 (12.58%) SSL
4 17 (11.26%) SNMP
5 12 (7.95%) SAN
6 11 (7.28%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (6.62%) DNS
7 10 (6.62%) FTP
8 8 (5.30%) Firewall
9 7 (4.64%) DVB
9 7 (4.64%) NAS
9 7 (4.64%) WAN
10 6 (3.97%) DOCSIS
10 6 (3.97%) MPLS
10 6 (3.97%) SSH
11 5 (3.31%) BGP
11 5 (3.31%) HTTPS
11 5 (3.31%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.31%) OSPF
11 5 (3.31%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
2 19 (12.58%) MongoDB
2 19 (12.58%) MySQL
3 12 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (6.62%) Big Data
5 9 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.31%) Redis
7 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.32%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.66%) HBase
9 1 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) SQLite
9 1 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
2 33 (21.85%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.61%) Ant
4 11 (7.28%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.28%) Gatling
4 11 (7.28%) IntelliJ
4 11 (7.28%) Selenium
5 8 (5.30%) JIRA
6 6 (3.97%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.97%) Grunt
6 6 (3.97%) gulp
6 6 (3.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (3.97%) Sublime Text
7 5 (3.31%) JUnit
7 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.65%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.99%) Metasploit
9 3 (1.99%) Subversion
10 2 (1.32%) Phabricator
General
1 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.62%) Finance
3 4 (2.65%) Law
4 3 (1.99%) Publishing
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Billing
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (21.19%) Developer
2 20 (13.25%) Administrator
3 18 (11.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (11.26%) Consultant
5 15 (9.93%) Unix Administrator
6 14 (9.27%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.28%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.28%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.62%) Scala Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.30%) Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Architect
11 7 (4.64%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.97%) Incident Analyst
12 6 (3.97%) Security Analyst
12 6 (3.97%) Security Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.22%) XML
2 15 (9.93%) Web Services
3 14 (9.27%) JSON
3 14 (9.27%) Node.js
4 12 (7.95%) CSS
4 12 (7.95%) Servlets
5 11 (7.28%) Gherkin
5 11 (7.28%) REST
5 11 (7.28%) SOAP
6 10 (6.62%) HTML
7 9 (5.96%) Play Framework
8 8 (5.30%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.30%) LDAP
8 8 (5.30%) Spring
9 7 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (4.64%) J2EE
9 7 (4.64%) jQuery
9 7 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.97%) Sensu
10 6 (3.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.96%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.97%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.31%) MPEG
6 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.65%) HACMP
6 4 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.65%) STB
6 4 (2.65%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.32%) ASIC
8 2 (1.32%) CMDB
8 2 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (78.15%) Linux
2 47 (31.13%) Unix
3 43 (28.48%) Windows
4 28 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (15.23%) CentOS
6 22 (14.57%) Solaris
7 18 (11.92%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.30%) AIX
9 5 (3.31%) FreeBSD
10 4 (2.65%) SUSE
10 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.66%) Android
12 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.46%) DevOps
2 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.85%) Open Source
4 32 (21.19%) Configuration Management
5 22 (14.57%) Analytics
5 22 (14.57%) Test Automation
6 20 (13.25%) ITIL
7 18 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.27%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (7.28%) Change Management
11 11 (7.28%) Microservices
11 11 (7.28%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (7.28%) Server Hardening
12 10 (6.62%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.62%) ETL
13 9 (5.96%) Data Analytics
13 9 (5.96%) OO
13 9 (5.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 102 (67.55%) Python
2 54 (35.76%) Java
3 50 (33.11%) Bash Shell
4 43 (28.48%) Ruby
5 34 (22.52%) JavaScript
6 31 (20.53%) SQL
7 29 (19.21%) C#
8 15 (9.93%) Groovy
8 15 (9.93%) PowerShell
9 14 (9.27%) Scala
9 14 (9.27%) Shell Script
10 13 (8.61%) Haskell
11 10 (6.62%) AWK
11 10 (6.62%) PHP
12 8 (5.30%) Korn
13 7 (4.64%) Bourne shell
14 5 (3.31%) C
15 4 (2.65%) C++
16 2 (1.32%) VB
17 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.92%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.65%) OCA
5 4 (2.65%) OCP
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.65%) RHCE
5 4 (2.65%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.32%) ISEB
6 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.66%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (18.54%) Docker
2 17 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (7.28%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.64%) GlusterFS
5 7 (4.64%) KVM
5 7 (4.64%) NFS
5 7 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.64%) vSphere
6 5 (3.31%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.31%) Postfix
6 5 (3.31%) Varnish
6 5 (3.31%) Veritas File System
6 5 (3.31%) Xen
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.99%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 48 (31.79%) Puppet
2 37 (24.50%) Ansible
3 23 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (11.92%) Grafana
4 18 (11.92%) Kibana
5 15 (9.93%) Nagios
6 12 (7.95%) NetBackup
7 11 (7.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (5.96%) Mesos
8 9 (5.96%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (4.64%) Kubernetes
9 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (4.64%) Terraform
9 7 (4.64%) vCenter Server
10 5 (3.31%) Cacti
10 5 (3.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (3.31%) CSIRT
11 4 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (2.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) Red Hat
2 31 (20.53%) Oracle
3 30 (19.87%) VMware
4 17 (11.26%) Veritas
5 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.61%) Google
6 13 (8.61%) Sun
7 11 (7.28%) Brocade
8 10 (6.62%) Juniper
9 9 (5.96%) Adobe
9 9 (5.96%) Cisco
9 9 (5.96%) EMC
10 8 (5.30%) Cloudera
10 8 (5.30%) Splunk
11 7 (4.64%) Centrify
11 7 (4.64%) HP
11 7 (4.64%) StorageTek
12 6 (3.97%) ComArch
13 5 (3.31%) IBM
14 4 (2.65%) webMethods