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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 37 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.37% 6.50% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 13.41% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £478 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
162 179 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.63% 48.51% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 123 81
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
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 29 May 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) XML
1 11 (50.00%) Ant
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) Puppet
2 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Ruby
3 7 (31.82%) FrameMaker
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) Ansible
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) CMS
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Content Management
4 4 (18.18%) XSL
4 4 (18.18%) XSLT
5 3 (13.64%) IaaS
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) JIRA
7 1 (4.55%) QA
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Author
1 7 (31.82%) Technical Author
1 7 (31.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) AWS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) XSL
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (40.91%) Ruby
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Puppet
1 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (31.82%) Ansible
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