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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 33 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Perl 25 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.39% 8.85% 3.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.50% 18.75% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
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
238 192 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.29% 47.17% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 144 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) Ruby
3 21 (67.74%) Puppet
3 21 (67.74%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (67.74%) DevOps
3 21 (67.74%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (61.29%) Ansible
4 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
4 19 (61.29%) PHP
5 6 (19.35%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) Ant
6 5 (16.13%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) UNIX
6 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.90%) JIRA
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) C++
7 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (9.68%) LDAP
8 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) MySQL
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) XSL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (9.68%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 21 (67.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Ant
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) DevOps Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) AWS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Author
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) XSL
2 3 (9.68%) XSLT
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Catalyst
3 1 (3.23%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) LIMS
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) DevOps
2 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.68%) Content Management
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) Ruby
3 19 (61.29%) PHP
3 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) Puppet
1 21 (67.74%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (61.29%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
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