Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 45 55
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.37% 1.52% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 4.32% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Kent median daily rate £650 £350 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -21.35% -19.09%
10th Percentile £625 £300 £260
90th Percentile £675 £388 £520
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% +0.06% +14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +14.29%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 252 162 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.93% 35.14% 49.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 111 178
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £288 £235 £242
90th Percentile £525 £563 £454
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Kent median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +13.33%

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 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 16 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Access Management

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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby