The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 38 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.15% 0.73% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 1.74% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
Perl
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
158 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.84% 42.12% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 68 41
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Kent region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Kent region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 2 £438 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) LDAP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 5 (45.45%) SCOM
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (45.45%) Puppet
5 5 (45.45%) SCOrch
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) WSUS
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas
5 5 (45.45%) HACMP
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) LDAP
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) HACMP
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (27.27%) NFS
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (27.27%) XenServer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
1 5 (45.45%) SCOM
1 5 (45.45%) SCOrch
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec