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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 34 5 30
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Contract jobs citing Perl 24 67 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.66% 13.84% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 29.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £400 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £448 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
264 231 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.26% 47.73% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 168 73
Average daily rate £370 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £43.75 £57.50 £38.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.10 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £58.25 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) Ruby
2 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (69.70%) Puppet
2 23 (69.70%) DevOps
3 21 (63.64%) Ansible
3 21 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (57.58%) Bash Shell
4 19 (57.58%) PHP
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) UNIX
6 8 (24.24%) MySQL
6 8 (24.24%) Python
7 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
8 5 (15.15%) IaaS
8 5 (15.15%) R
8 5 (15.15%) Proteomics
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) PhD
8 5 (15.15%) Benchmarking
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) Sensu
4 1 (3.03%) Catalyst
4 1 (3.03%) DBIx::Class
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Proteomics
3 1 (3.03%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (15.15%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Benchmarking
3 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
1 23 (69.70%) Ruby
2 19 (57.58%) Bash Shell
2 19 (57.58%) PHP
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) R
7 3 (9.09%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (69.70%) Puppet
2 21 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (63.64%) Ansible
3 3 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (6.06%) logstash
4 2 (6.06%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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