The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 10.18% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 20.12% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 7
Median daily rate £403 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%

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
175 169 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.72% 50.60% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 87
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% -5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Perl.

1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) C
2 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Internet
3 10 (62.50%) C++
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) DevOps
4 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (56.25%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) X.509
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) SSL
5 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (50.00%) REST
5 8 (50.00%) Internet of Things
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) Unix
8 3 (18.75%) Windows

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Internet
2 8 (50.00%) SSL
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) X.509
3 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) 802.15
4 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Python Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) JSON
2 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) FastCGI
3 1 (6.25%) OAuth
3 1 (6.25%) OAuth2
3 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Biology
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) C
3 10 (62.50%) C++
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Tcl
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
2 2 (12.50%) LXC
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Brocade
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 2 (12.50%) Vyatta
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat