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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 28 33 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 24 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.43% 4.68% 13.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 9.16% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 42
Median daily rate £425 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £381
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
204 262 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 58.29% 51.07% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 179 168
Median daily rate £381 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £58.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 2016, 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 24 (92.31%) Python
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) DevOps
5 11 (42.31%) C
6 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (34.62%) Unix
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) Ruby
8 8 (30.77%) Open Source
8 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
8 8 (30.77%) Puppet
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) OO
10 6 (23.08%) CSS
10 6 (23.08%) C++
10 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 6 (23.08%) SSL
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) X.509
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) JSON
10 6 (23.08%) REST
10 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (23.08%) Internet of Things
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery

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 4 (15.38%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) Jetty
3 2 (7.69%) Mongrel
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) GitHub
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) SSL
2 6 (23.08%) X.509
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
4 3 (11.54%) Bluetooth
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (11.54%) WLAN
5 2 (7.69%) 802.15
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) FTP
5 2 (7.69%) IPsec
5 2 (7.69%) ZigBee
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Hudson
3 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.69%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripter
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
1 6 (23.08%) JSON
1 6 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) LAMP
2 3 (11.54%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 2 (7.69%) Ajax
3 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (7.69%) Servlets
4 1 (3.85%) Buildbot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Internet of Things
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Biology
2 5 (19.23%) Informatics
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Open Source
4 7 (26.92%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source Development
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Security Hardening
7 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Web Operations
8 2 (7.69%) High Availability
8 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (3.85%) Data Management
9 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Speech Recognition
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) C
3 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat