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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 17 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 30 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.15% 5.11% 10.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.07% 10.00% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 21
Average daily rate £403 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
166 160 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.11% 51.12% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 49 (75.38%) Python
2 26 (40.00%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) Java
3 24 (36.92%) Bash Shell
4 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
5 21 (32.31%) Gerrit
5 21 (32.31%) SQL
6 19 (29.23%) J2EE
7 17 (26.15%) C
7 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
8 16 (24.62%) C++
8 16 (24.62%) Bioinformatics
8 16 (24.62%) Computer Science
9 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 14 (21.54%) HTML
10 14 (21.54%) HTTP
10 14 (21.54%) Puppet
10 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.00%) CSS
11 13 (20.00%) Unix
12 12 (18.46%) Biology
12 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
12 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
13 11 (16.92%) Ajax
13 11 (16.92%) MySQL
13 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (15.38%) 802.15
14 10 (15.38%) X.509

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (1.54%) Apache
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.54%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) HTTP
2 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.38%) 802.15
3 10 (15.38%) Bluetooth
3 10 (15.38%) Internet
3 10 (15.38%) SSL
3 10 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (15.38%) X.509
3 10 (15.38%) ZigBee
4 6 (9.23%) FTP
5 5 (7.69%) DNS
6 3 (4.62%) BGP
6 3 (4.62%) Firewall
6 3 (4.62%) Junos
6 3 (4.62%) OSPF
6 3 (4.62%) SSH
7 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) MySQL
2 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 21 (32.31%) Gerrit
3 2 (3.08%) QADirector
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (15.38%) Administrator
3 9 (13.85%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (13.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Perl Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) J2EE
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
3 13 (20.00%) CSS
4 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
5 11 (16.92%) Ajax
6 10 (15.38%) 802.1X
6 10 (15.38%) JSON
6 10 (15.38%) REST
7 5 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (3.08%) jQuery
8 2 (3.08%) LAMP
9 1 (1.54%) Django
9 1 (1.54%) HTML5
9 1 (1.54%) Mason
9 1 (1.54%) mod_perl
9 1 (1.54%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.46%) Biology
3 8 (12.31%) Internet of Things
4 6 (9.23%) Life Science
5 5 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.15%) Proteomics
6 4 (6.15%) Smart Meter
7 2 (3.08%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.54%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.00%) Unix
4 10 (15.38%) CentOS
5 9 (13.85%) Solaris
5 9 (13.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Bioinformatics
2 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.23%) High Availability
5 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.23%) Time Management
6 5 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (7.69%) DevOps
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (6.15%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Line Management
7 4 (6.15%) Parallel Computing
7 4 (6.15%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Validation
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) Python
2 24 (36.92%) Bash Shell
2 24 (36.92%) Java
3 21 (32.31%) SQL
4 17 (26.15%) C
5 16 (24.62%) C++
6 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.69%) R
9 3 (4.62%) C#
10 2 (3.08%) PHP
11 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PhD
2 4 (6.15%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
2 6 (9.23%) GPFS
2 6 (9.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) Puppet
2 6 (9.23%) Ganglia
2 6 (9.23%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.23%) IBM
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) Juniper
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) Siebel
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