The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 28 15 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.87% 9.06% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.93% 15.85% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 1
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £34.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.87% -9.15%
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 183 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.81% 57.19% 56.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 130
Average daily rate £358 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 38
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.08 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 37 (46.25%) XML
2 28 (35.00%) Oracle
3 26 (32.50%) SQL
4 25 (31.25%) XSLT
5 24 (30.00%) Ant
5 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 23 (28.75%) PHP
6 23 (28.75%) Tcl
7 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (23.75%) Linux
9 18 (22.50%) Open Source
10 13 (16.25%) UML
10 13 (16.25%) UNIX
10 13 (16.25%) HTML
11 12 (15.00%) Java
11 12 (15.00%) J2EE
11 12 (15.00%) WebLogic
11 12 (15.00%) CSS
11 12 (15.00%) Solaris
11 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
11 12 (15.00%) J2SE
11 12 (15.00%) Sun
11 12 (15.00%) FrameMaker
11 12 (15.00%) Finance
11 12 (15.00%) HTML5
11 12 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (15.00%) Atlassian
11 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
12 11 (13.75%) jQuery
12 11 (13.75%) CSS3

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.50%) CMS
3 6 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) SMTP
2 4 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) TETRA
3 1 (1.25%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Ant
2 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) Author
2 23 (28.75%) Technical Author
3 11 (13.75%) Web Developer
3 11 (13.75%) PHP Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Design Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Perl Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (1.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.25%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.25%) XML
2 25 (31.25%) XSLT
3 13 (16.25%) HTML
4 12 (15.00%) J2EE
4 12 (15.00%) CSS
4 12 (15.00%) J2SE
4 12 (15.00%) HTML5
5 11 (13.75%) CSS3
5 11 (13.75%) LAMP
5 11 (13.75%) jQuery
5 11 (13.75%) OAuth
5 11 (13.75%) OpenID
6 6 (7.50%) XSL
7 2 (2.50%) CGI
8 1 (1.25%) Web Services
8 1 (1.25%) MFC
8 1 (1.25%) Ajax
8 1 (1.25%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Open Source
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) UNIX
3 12 (15.00%) Solaris
3 12 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.25%) UML
3 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (8.75%) Scrum
4 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (7.50%) Content Management
5 6 (7.50%) OO
6 5 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (2.50%) Web Development
8 2 (2.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.50%) DevOps
9 1 (1.25%) Manual Testing
9 1 (1.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) SQL
2 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 23 (28.75%) Tcl
3 23 (28.75%) PHP
4 12 (15.00%) Java
5 8 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) TTCN
8 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) OpenSSO
2 4 (5.00%) Puppet
3 3 (3.75%) Nagios
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Sun
2 12 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Sybase
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