The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 34 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.03% 0.72% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.62% 2.06% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£700 £494 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +46.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 97 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.77% 34.77% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 39
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.79 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% +104.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
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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
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) PaaS
3 6 (46.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) IaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Nagios
6 3 (23.08%) Ingres
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (23.08%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 2 (15.38%) HL7
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Banking

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) PaaS
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Ingres
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) WebLOAD
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) OS/400
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) DSDM
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) C
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Squid
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) Varnish
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco