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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 124 112
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12  
Contract jobs citing Perl 131 151 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 1.68% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 4.84% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 94 94
Median daily rate £450 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 17
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2714 3120 3230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.06% 34.81% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1941 2013
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 118 83
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 45 £450 +12.50% 7
Berkshire +20 22 £550 +22.22% 12
Surrey +4 22 £475 +5.55% 10
Buckinghamshire -11 21 £500 +28.20% 2
West Sussex +29 15 £383 - 5
Oxfordshire -20 2 £243 -59.58% 4
East Sussex -2 1 - -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 168 (73.68%) Linux
2 149 (65.35%) Python
3 90 (39.47%) Java
4 75 (32.89%) Unix
5 73 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (31.14%) Oracle
7 66 (28.95%) Jenkins
8 65 (28.51%) DevOps
9 61 (26.75%) Configuration Management
10 60 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 58 (25.44%) Git (software)
11 58 (25.44%) Puppet
12 57 (25.00%) PHP
13 55 (24.12%) SQL
14 53 (23.25%) Tomcat
15 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
15 52 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 51 (22.37%) Docker
17 49 (21.49%) Open Source
18 47 (20.61%) Bash Shell
19 46 (20.18%) MongoDB
20 45 (19.74%) VMware
20 45 (19.74%) Ansible
21 44 (19.30%) Apache
22 39 (17.11%) Finance
22 39 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
23 38 (16.67%) HTML
23 38 (16.67%) Ruby
24 37 (16.23%) CentOS
25 36 (15.79%) 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 53 (23.25%) Tomcat
2 44 (19.30%) Apache
3 30 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 29 (12.72%) nginx
5 20 (8.77%) JBoss
6 16 (7.02%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.07%) Apache Pig
7 7 (3.07%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.75%) IIS
9 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.32%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.32%) WildFly
11 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.88%) Confluence
11 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.44%) CICS
12 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.02%) GitHub
3 15 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (6.14%) OpenShift
5 12 (5.26%) Google Analytics
6 8 (3.51%) IaaS
6 8 (3.51%) SaaS
7 6 (2.63%) PaaS
8 4 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.32%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.35%) HTTP
2 34 (14.91%) DNS
3 32 (14.04%) TCP/IP
4 27 (11.84%) SSL
5 19 (8.33%) Firewall
6 14 (6.14%) Internet
7 13 (5.70%) SAN
7 13 (5.70%) WAN
8 12 (5.26%) LAN
8 12 (5.26%) SNMP
9 11 (4.82%) HTTPS
9 11 (4.82%) LDAP
9 11 (4.82%) SSH
10 9 (3.95%) VPN
11 8 (3.51%) Diameter Protocol
12 7 (3.07%) DHCP
12 7 (3.07%) FTP
12 7 (3.07%) Intelligent Network
12 7 (3.07%) MVNO
12 7 (3.07%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.18%) MongoDB
2 34 (14.91%) MySQL
3 27 (11.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (10.96%) NoSQL
5 17 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.14%) Hadoop
6 14 (6.14%) Redis
7 12 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (4.82%) Big Data
9 9 (3.95%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (3.07%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.07%) HBase
10 7 (3.07%) Impala
11 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.63%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (1.32%) MS Access
13 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 66 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 58 (25.44%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.21%) ProC
4 17 (7.46%) Ant
5 16 (7.02%) Selenium
6 13 (5.70%) Cucumber
6 13 (5.70%) Grunt
7 12 (5.26%) Gatling
7 12 (5.26%) gulp
7 12 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 12 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (5.26%) Sublime Text
8 10 (4.39%) GitLab
9 9 (3.95%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.07%) JUnit
10 7 (3.07%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.75%) Hudson
11 4 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.32%) Gerrit
General
1 39 (17.11%) Finance
2 30 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (1.32%) Electronics
4 3 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (16.67%) Developer
2 29 (12.72%) Administrator
2 29 (12.72%) Architect
3 24 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Consultant
4 23 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (9.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 21 (9.21%) Oracle Architect
6 19 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
7 18 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (5.70%) Scala Developer
8 13 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (5.26%) Unix Architect
10 11 (4.82%) Unix Administrator
11 10 (4.39%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.95%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.51%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.51%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 7 (3.07%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.67%) HTML
2 23 (10.09%) Node.js
3 18 (7.89%) Middleware
4 17 (7.46%) Web Services
4 17 (7.46%) XML
5 16 (7.02%) REST
6 15 (6.58%) Sensu
6 15 (6.58%) SOAP
7 14 (6.14%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (5.70%) Java EE
8 13 (5.70%) jQuery
9 12 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.26%) Gherkin
9 12 (5.26%) JSON
9 12 (5.26%) Servlets
10 11 (4.82%) CSS
10 11 (4.82%) JMS
11 9 (3.95%) EJB
11 9 (3.95%) JMX
11 9 (3.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.82%) Video on Demand
3 9 (3.95%) EMC VNX
3 9 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.19%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.75%) DataPower
5 4 (1.75%) Digital TV
5 4 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) STB
6 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.32%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.32%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.32%) User Experience
6 3 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 168 (73.68%) Linux
2 75 (32.89%) Unix
3 52 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (16.23%) CentOS
5 35 (15.35%) Windows
6 29 (12.72%) AIX
7 21 (9.21%) Solaris
7 21 (9.21%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.19%) Debian
9 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) SUSE
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.44%) HPUX
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.51%) DevOps
3 61 (26.75%) Configuration Management
4 49 (21.49%) Open Source
5 30 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (9.65%) ITIL
7 22 (9.65%) Software Engineering
8 21 (9.21%) Test Automation
9 20 (8.77%) Load Balancing
10 19 (8.33%) SDLC
10 19 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 18 (7.89%) OO
12 15 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (6.14%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.70%) Analytics
14 13 (5.70%) Project Management
15 12 (5.26%) High Availability
16 11 (4.82%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 149 (65.35%) Python
2 90 (39.47%) Java
3 57 (25.00%) PHP
4 55 (24.12%) SQL
5 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
6 47 (20.61%) Bash Shell
7 38 (16.67%) Ruby
8 36 (15.79%) C
9 19 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 19 (8.33%) Shell Script
10 18 (7.89%) C#
10 18 (7.89%) Scala
11 17 (7.46%) Korn
12 13 (5.70%) C++
13 12 (5.26%) Groovy
13 12 (5.26%) Haskell
14 8 (3.51%) Bourne shell
15 7 (3.07%) AWK
16 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (12.28%) Degree
2 26 (11.40%) RHCSA
3 24 (10.53%) RHCE
4 20 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.70%) CISSP
7 7 (3.07%) OCA
7 7 (3.07%) OCP
7 7 (3.07%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (2.63%) CCNA
8 6 (2.63%) CCNP
8 6 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.32%) GCIH
10 3 (1.32%) GIAC
10 3 (1.32%) MCSE
11 2 (0.88%) HNC
11 2 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.88%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (22.37%) Docker
2 33 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.14%) Xen
4 13 (5.70%) KVM
5 12 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 11 (4.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (4.82%) vSphere
7 7 (3.07%) Apache Flume
7 7 (3.07%) GlusterFS
7 7 (3.07%) HDFS
7 7 (3.07%) NFS
8 5 (2.19%) vCloud
8 5 (2.19%) Veritas File System
8 5 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.32%) iptables
11 2 (0.88%) LXC
11 2 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 58 (25.44%) Puppet
2 45 (19.74%) Ansible
3 39 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (10.96%) Grafana
5 21 (9.21%) NetBackup
6 18 (7.89%) Nagios
7 17 (7.46%) Kibana
8 15 (6.58%) logstash
9 13 (5.70%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (5.26%) Kubernetes
11 11 (4.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 10 (4.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (3.07%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (3.07%) Oracle ZFS
14 6 (2.63%) Cobbler
14 6 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 5 (2.19%) Terraform
15 5 (2.19%) vCenter Server
16 4 (1.75%) EMC Navisphere
16 4 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (31.14%) Oracle
2 60 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 45 (19.74%) VMware
4 18 (7.89%) EMC
4 18 (7.89%) Veritas
5 16 (7.02%) Splunk
6 15 (6.58%) SaltStack
7 14 (6.14%) HP
7 14 (6.14%) Sun
8 13 (5.70%) Cisco
9 12 (5.26%) Google
10 11 (4.82%) Brocade
10 11 (4.82%) Cloudera
10 11 (4.82%) IBM
10 11 (4.82%) Microsoft
11 7 (3.07%) Adobe
11 7 (3.07%) StorageTek
11 7 (3.07%) Symantec
11 7 (3.07%) webMethods
12 6 (2.63%) Ericsson
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