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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 30 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.56% 0.43% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 0.74% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £190 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £46.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.59% +37.03%
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
96 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.03% 58.37% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 101 39
Median daily rate £375 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £430 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £375 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) COBOL
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) C Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C/C++ Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C++ Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Perl Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle