The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 29 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.11% 2.20% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.04% 4.35% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £450 £500 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £458 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £533 £704
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
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
142 138 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 44.10% 50.55% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 82 42
Median daily rate £434 £340 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.64% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £318 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.42 £40.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.46% -14.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Perl.

1 20 (76.92%) Linux
1 20 (76.92%) Python
2 17 (65.38%) LDAP
3 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
5 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) VMware
6 12 (46.15%) DNS
6 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
7 11 (42.31%) Puppet
8 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (38.46%) HACMP
8 10 (38.46%) Veritas
9 8 (30.77%) NFS
9 8 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (26.92%) DevOps
10 7 (26.92%) MySQL
10 7 (26.92%) Clustering
11 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
11 6 (23.08%) LAMP
11 6 (23.08%) Debian
11 6 (23.08%) Subversion
11 6 (23.08%) WSUS
11 6 (23.08%) SCCM
11 6 (23.08%) SCOM
11 6 (23.08%) IIS
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) .NET

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (23.08%) IIS
1 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) LDAP
2 12 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) VLAN
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) LAMP
2 3 (11.54%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) HACMP
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Unix
4 6 (23.08%) Debian
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) AIX
5 4 (15.38%) CentOS
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Contingency Planning
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (30.77%) NFS
3 8 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 5 (19.23%) SpamAssassin
5 5 (19.23%) Squid
6 4 (15.38%) XenServer
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (7.69%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (7.69%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (23.08%) Ansible
3 6 (23.08%) Cacti
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Nagios
3 6 (23.08%) SCCM
3 6 (23.08%) SCOM
3 6 (23.08%) SCOrch
3 6 (23.08%) WSUS
4 3 (11.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Veritas
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Dell
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec