Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 222 155
Rank change year-on-year -26 -67 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 114 164 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 1.00% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 2.49% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 98 141
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £359 £346 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £27.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +82.34% -42.85%
10th Percentile £28.25 £41.00 £16.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £69.75 £40.08
England median hourly rate £44.92 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.77% -6.25% +5.26%

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 5,192 6,583 5,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.49% 40.13% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,220 4,148 3,531
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 201 168
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.62% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22.20 £20.00 £16.54
90th Percentile £63.95 £53.75 £57.65
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +15 53 £471 +17.75% 18
Hampshire -13 32 £375 -6.25% 9
Berkshire -11 25 £400 -10.11% 13
Buckinghamshire +30 16 £475 +18.75%
Surrey +11 13 £525 -4.55% 8
Oxfordshire +31 12 £538 +34.38% 5
West Sussex +3 12 £450 +4.05% 3
East Sussex +4 4 £388 -18.42%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 78 (68.42%) Linux
1 78 (68.42%) Python
2 49 (42.98%) Windows
3 46 (40.35%) Java
4 45 (39.47%) SQL
5 44 (38.60%) Unix
6 39 (34.21%) DevOps
7 35 (30.70%) Puppet
8 34 (29.82%) Ruby
8 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
9 32 (28.07%) Docker
10 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 28 (24.56%) Configuration Management
11 28 (24.56%) Jenkins
12 27 (23.68%) Red Hat
12 27 (23.68%) Apache
13 26 (22.81%) Tomcat
14 25 (21.93%) Test Automation
15 24 (21.05%) Azure
15 24 (21.05%) Ansible
16 22 (19.30%) AWS
17 21 (18.42%) HTTP
17 21 (18.42%) PHP
17 21 (18.42%) J2EE
17 21 (18.42%) Oracle
17 21 (18.42%) WebLogic
18 20 (17.54%) Deployment Automation
19 19 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
20 18 (15.79%) NoSQL

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 27 (23.68%) Apache
2 26 (22.81%) Tomcat
3 21 (18.42%) WebLogic
4 15 (13.16%) nginx
5 14 (12.28%) JBoss
6 10 (8.77%) Apache Spark
7 5 (4.39%) Confluence
7 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.51%) ColdFusion
8 4 (3.51%) Jetty
9 1 (0.88%) Drupal
9 1 (0.88%) IIS
9 1 (0.88%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.88%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.63%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.88%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.05%) Azure
2 22 (19.30%) AWS
3 13 (11.40%) GitHub
4 7 (6.14%) Google Analytics
5 6 (5.26%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.51%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (3.51%) Datadog
6 4 (3.51%) GCP
7 3 (2.63%) PaaS
8 2 (1.75%) Amazon Alexa
8 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.88%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) HTTP
2 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.16%) SSL
4 13 (11.40%) DNS
5 8 (7.02%) DVB
6 7 (6.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (6.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.26%) SNMP
8 5 (4.39%) Firewall
9 4 (3.51%) FTP
9 4 (3.51%) Network Security
10 3 (2.63%) Internet
10 3 (2.63%) SDH
11 2 (1.75%) Junos
11 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.75%) LAN
11 2 (1.75%) Multicast
11 2 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 14 (12.28%) MySQL
2 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.26%) Big Data
4 6 (5.26%) DB2
4 6 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.26%) HBase
4 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.75%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.75%) OpenTSDB
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (1.75%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 28 (24.56%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.79%) JIRA
4 13 (11.40%) Ant
4 13 (11.40%) Selenium
5 12 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 12 (10.53%) JUnit
6 11 (9.65%) IntelliJ
7 7 (6.14%) CA Gen
7 7 (6.14%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.14%) Gatling
7 7 (6.14%) Grunt
7 7 (6.14%) gulp
7 7 (6.14%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (6.14%) Sublime Text
8 6 (5.26%) Bitbucket
8 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.39%) Maven
10 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.51%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Electronics
4 3 (2.63%) French Language
4 3 (2.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Police
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Developer
2 9 (7.89%) Administrator
2 9 (7.89%) Scala Developer
3 8 (7.02%) Analyst
4 7 (6.14%) Data Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (6.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) Test Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.39%) Consultant
6 5 (4.39%) Designer
6 5 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.51%) SAP Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) J2EE
2 18 (15.79%) Node.js
3 16 (14.04%) HTML
3 16 (14.04%) SOAP
4 15 (13.16%) Web Services
5 14 (12.28%) XML
6 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
6 13 (11.40%) LDAP
6 13 (11.40%) Servlets
7 12 (10.53%) REST
8 10 (8.77%) Kafka
8 10 (8.77%) Spring
9 9 (7.89%) CSS
9 9 (7.89%) LAMP
10 8 (7.02%) Middleware
11 7 (6.14%) .NET
11 7 (6.14%) Gherkin
11 7 (6.14%) jQuery
11 7 (6.14%) JSON
11 7 (6.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (7.02%) Clustering
3 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.02%) IPTV
3 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.02%) Replication
4 6 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.26%) STB
5 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.75%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.75%) IBM Storwize
7 1 (0.88%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 78 (68.42%) Linux
2 49 (42.98%) Windows
3 44 (38.60%) Unix
4 14 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.02%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.39%) AIX
7 5 (4.39%) Solaris
8 3 (2.63%) VMS
9 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.75%) zOS
10 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.88%) Debian
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) DevOps
2 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.56%) Configuration Management
4 25 (21.93%) Test Automation
5 20 (17.54%) Deployment Automation
6 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 14 (12.28%) Analytics
9 11 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (8.77%) ITIL
10 10 (8.77%) Load Balancing
10 10 (8.77%) Project Management
11 9 (7.89%) Open Source
12 8 (7.02%) OO
12 8 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (7.02%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.14%) Migration
13 7 (6.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (68.42%) Python
2 46 (40.35%) Java
3 45 (39.47%) SQL
4 34 (29.82%) Ruby
5 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 21 (18.42%) PHP
7 18 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 17 (14.91%) Bash Shell
9 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
10 13 (11.40%) C
10 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
11 11 (9.65%) Scala
12 10 (8.77%) C#
12 10 (8.77%) Korn
13 8 (7.02%) C++
13 8 (7.02%) Haskell
14 7 (6.14%) Groovy
15 6 (5.26%) BeanShell
15 6 (5.26%) Bourne shell
15 6 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) OSCP
6 1 (0.88%) RHCE
6 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (28.07%) Docker
2 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.26%) RACF
3 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.63%) vSphere
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) KVM
6 1 (0.88%) NFS
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (30.70%) Puppet
2 24 (21.05%) Ansible
3 14 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.65%) Kibana
5 9 (7.89%) Kubernetes
6 8 (7.02%) Nagios
6 8 (7.02%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (6.14%) Grafana
7 7 (6.14%) Terraform
8 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (3.51%) Amdocs OSS
9 4 (3.51%) Graphite
9 4 (3.51%) logstash
9 4 (3.51%) Netcool
9 4 (3.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (3.51%) StatsD
10 2 (1.75%) Consul
10 2 (1.75%) Mesos
10 2 (1.75%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (23.68%) Red Hat
2 21 (18.42%) Oracle
3 18 (15.79%) VMware
4 14 (12.28%) Google
4 14 (12.28%) webMethods
5 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 11 (9.65%) IBM
7 8 (7.02%) BEA
7 8 (7.02%) Cisco
7 8 (7.02%) Huawei
7 8 (7.02%) Pega
8 7 (6.14%) Adobe
8 7 (6.14%) F5
8 7 (6.14%) Nokia
9 6 (5.26%) Cramer
9 6 (5.26%) Splunk
10 5 (4.39%) McAfee
10 5 (4.39%) SAP
11 4 (3.51%) BMC
11 4 (3.51%) Siebel