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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 6 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 50 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.55% 4.53% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 8.11% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £283 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -33.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
180 185 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.78% 55.89% 62.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 80 128
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 48
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 41 (42.71%) Oracle
2 40 (41.67%) XML
3 32 (33.33%) XSLT
4 31 (32.29%) PHP
4 31 (32.29%) Tcl
5 29 (30.21%) SQL
6 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (27.08%) Open Source
8 24 (25.00%) Linux
9 23 (23.96%) Ant
9 23 (23.96%) PowerShell
10 20 (20.83%) HTML
10 20 (20.83%) HTML5
11 19 (19.79%) CSS3
11 19 (19.79%) OpenID
11 19 (19.79%) OpenSSO
11 19 (19.79%) CSS
11 19 (19.79%) OAuth
11 19 (19.79%) jQuery
12 17 (17.71%) UNIX
13 15 (15.63%) MS Exchange
13 15 (15.63%) SMTP
13 15 (15.63%) Finance
14 14 (14.58%) Multithreading
14 14 (14.58%) Atlassian
14 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.58%) Sun
14 14 (14.58%) Solaris
14 14 (14.58%) UML
14 14 (14.58%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.58%) WebLogic
2 14 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.38%) Apache
4 6 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) SMTP
2 5 (5.21%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) DHCP
3 3 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) DECT
4 1 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) MySQL
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Ant
2 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.08%) Selenium
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Advertising
2 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Author
2 21 (21.88%) Technical Author
3 11 (11.46%) Web Developer
3 11 (11.46%) PHP Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Design Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Architect
5 6 (6.25%) Technical Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.13%) Administrator
7 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.08%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (2.08%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (2.08%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) XML
2 32 (33.33%) XSLT
3 20 (20.83%) HTML
3 20 (20.83%) HTML5
4 19 (19.79%) CSS3
4 19 (19.79%) jQuery
4 19 (19.79%) OAuth
4 19 (19.79%) OpenID
4 19 (19.79%) CSS
5 14 (14.58%) J2EE
5 14 (14.58%) J2SE
6 11 (11.46%) LAMP
7 6 (6.25%) XSL
8 4 (4.17%) CGI
9 1 (1.04%) Web Services
9 1 (1.04%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Open Source
2 6 (6.25%) Clustering
3 5 (5.21%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) UNIX
3 14 (14.58%) Solaris
3 14 (14.58%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.04%) Windows
6 1 (1.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.58%) UML
2 14 (14.58%) Multithreading
3 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (8.33%) Scrum
3 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (6.25%) OO
4 6 (6.25%) Content Management
5 5 (5.21%) TDD
6 4 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.17%) Test Strategy
6 4 (4.17%) Line Management
7 3 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.13%) ERP
8 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.08%) ITIL
8 2 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) PHP
1 31 (32.29%) Tcl
2 29 (30.21%) SQL
3 23 (23.96%) PowerShell
4 14 (14.58%) Java
5 9 (9.38%) Python
6 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) C
7 2 (2.08%) C++
7 2 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) RHCE
3 2 (2.08%) OCP
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
1 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.08%) vSphere
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (19.79%) OpenSSO
2 4 (4.17%) Puppet
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.13%) Nagios
3 3 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.08%) SCCM
4 2 (2.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) Atlassian
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) Sun
3 4 (4.17%) Sybase
4 3 (3.13%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) EMC
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.08%) VMware
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