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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 37 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 1.01% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 2.11% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £500 £513 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -26.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -8.57%
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
111 142 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.50% 47.97% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 87 56
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £297 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.42 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) LDAP
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) MySQL
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Subversion
6 6 (37.50%) LAMP
6 6 (37.50%) Debian
6 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 6 (37.50%) Cacti
6 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (37.50%) Nagios
6 6 (37.50%) Puppet
7 5 (31.25%) SpamAssassin
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) HACMP
7 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (31.25%) Veritas
7 5 (31.25%) NFS
7 5 (31.25%) Squid
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) Apache
8 4 (25.00%) Ansible
8 4 (25.00%) CentOS

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 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LDAP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
4 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) LAMP
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) HACMP
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) Debian
5 4 (25.00%) CentOS
6 3 (18.75%) AIX
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) NFS
2 5 (31.25%) SpamAssassin
2 5 (31.25%) Squid
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (12.50%) Gluster
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Cacti
1 6 (37.50%) Nagios
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) SCOM
5 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft