Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.74% 2.67% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 5.45% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 11
Kent median daily rate £550 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -12.20% -26.79%
10th Percentile £400 £396 £458
90th Percentile £565 £520 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £360
% change year-on-year +11.76% +18.06% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +7.14%

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 186 385 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 34.25% 48.92% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 272 141
Kent median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £280
90th Percentile £435 £575 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £15.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.52% -62.19% -14.89%
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Kent

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Kent

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Kent over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Kent

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
4 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Perl
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Unix Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
4 1 (25.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack