The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 23 June 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 128 92 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 60.95% 37.40% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 89
Median daily rate £400 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Somerset

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Somerset

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Somerset