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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 4 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 69 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.33% 3.49% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.86% 8.72% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 4 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £268 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -37.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £253 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £286 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
210 149 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.67% 40.05% 59.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 67 122
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £32.50 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 50 (49.50%) Oracle
2 39 (38.61%) XML
3 36 (35.64%) PHP
3 36 (35.64%) Tcl
4 31 (30.69%) SQL
4 31 (30.69%) Open Source
5 30 (29.70%) XSLT
6 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.74%) Linux
8 24 (23.76%) HTML
8 24 (23.76%) HTML5
9 23 (22.77%) CSS3
9 23 (22.77%) OpenID
9 23 (22.77%) OpenSSO
9 23 (22.77%) OAuth
9 23 (22.77%) CSS
9 23 (22.77%) jQuery
10 22 (21.78%) Ant
10 22 (21.78%) PowerShell
11 20 (19.80%) UNIX
12 19 (18.81%) MS Exchange
12 19 (18.81%) SMTP
13 18 (17.82%) Finance
14 17 (16.83%) J2SE
14 17 (16.83%) J2EE
14 17 (16.83%) Java
15 16 (15.84%) WebLogic
15 16 (15.84%) UML
15 16 (15.84%) Solaris
15 16 (15.84%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (18.81%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.84%) WebLogic
2 16 (15.84%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.90%) Apache
4 5 (4.95%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) SMTP
2 6 (5.94%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) DNS
3 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) HTTP
4 1 (0.99%) DECT
4 1 (0.99%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) MySQL
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (21.78%) Ant
2 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.97%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) Robotium
5 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.99%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.99%) JUnit
5 1 (0.99%) JMeter
5 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Advertising
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Developer
2 20 (19.80%) Author
2 20 (19.80%) Technical Author
3 13 (12.87%) Web Developer
4 10 (9.90%) PHP Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Java Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Principal Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.97%) Administrator
11 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Linux Consultant
12 2 (1.98%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (1.98%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.61%) XML
2 30 (29.70%) XSLT
3 24 (23.76%) HTML
3 24 (23.76%) HTML5
4 23 (22.77%) CSS3
4 23 (22.77%) OpenID
4 23 (22.77%) OAuth
4 23 (22.77%) CSS
4 23 (22.77%) jQuery
5 17 (16.83%) J2SE
5 17 (16.83%) J2EE
6 10 (9.90%) LAMP
7 6 (5.94%) CGI
8 5 (4.95%) XSL
9 1 (0.99%) MCollective
9 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.69%) Open Source
2 8 (7.92%) Clustering
3 5 (4.95%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.98%) PKI
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
5 1 (0.99%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Linux
2 20 (19.80%) UNIX
3 16 (15.84%) Solaris
3 16 (15.84%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) Android
6 1 (0.99%) Windows
6 1 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) UML
2 16 (15.84%) Multithreading
3 9 (8.91%) OO
4 8 (7.92%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (7.92%) Scrum
4 8 (7.92%) Load Balancing
4 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.94%) TDD
5 6 (5.94%) Line Management
6 5 (4.95%) Test Strategy
6 5 (4.95%) Content Management
6 5 (4.95%) Performance Testing
6 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.97%) ERP
8 2 (1.98%) Data Analysis
8 2 (1.98%) Migration
8 2 (1.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) PHP
1 36 (35.64%) Tcl
2 31 (30.69%) SQL
3 22 (21.78%) PowerShell
4 17 (16.83%) Java
5 9 (8.91%) Python
6 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.97%) Ruby
8 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.99%) TTCN
9 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) Korn
9 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) RHCE
3 2 (1.98%) OCP
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (22.77%) OpenSSO
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.96%) Puppet
3 3 (2.97%) Nagios
3 3 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.98%) SCCM
4 2 (1.98%) SCOM
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 50 (49.50%) Oracle
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.84%) Sun
2 16 (15.84%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.94%) Sybase
4 3 (2.97%) EMC
4 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.97%) SAP
5 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Perforce
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