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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 29 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 5 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.71% 5.90% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 13.86% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 5
Median daily rate £480 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% -9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.38%

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
142 166 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.46% 42.56% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 92 97
Median daily rate £400 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
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 February 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 12 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) C
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
6 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) X.509
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking

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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) X.509
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) FastCGI
3 1 (8.33%) OAuth
3 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (8.33%) Biology
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) C
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Tcl
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) KVM
1 2 (16.67%) LXC
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Brocade
1 2 (16.67%) CA
1 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Vyatta
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat