The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 7 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Contract jobs citing Perl 51 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.83% 3.24% 5.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.57% 8.33% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
226 144 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.98% 38.92% 57.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 70 125
Average daily rate £388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 55
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £29.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
Cambridgeshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 35 (52.24%) Oracle
2 28 (41.79%) XML
3 20 (29.85%) Linux
3 20 (29.85%) PHP
4 19 (28.36%) XSLT
4 19 (28.36%) Tcl
4 19 (28.36%) Open Source
5 17 (25.37%) HTML
6 16 (23.88%) Ant
6 16 (23.88%) CSS
6 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
6 16 (23.88%) SMTP
6 16 (23.88%) jQuery
6 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
6 16 (23.88%) OAuth
6 16 (23.88%) OpenID
6 16 (23.88%) OpenSSO
6 16 (23.88%) HTML5
6 16 (23.88%) CSS3
7 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.90%) SQL
7 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.91%) Finance
8 12 (17.91%) UNIX
9 11 (16.42%) Java
10 10 (14.93%) J2EE
10 10 (14.93%) J2SE
11 9 (13.43%) Tomcat
11 9 (13.43%) Solaris
11 9 (13.43%) UML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.43%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
3 8 (11.94%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) SMTP
2 5 (7.46%) DHCP
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Ant
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) Robotium
5 1 (1.49%) Bazaar
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Author
2 15 (22.39%) Technical Author
3 6 (8.96%) Architect
3 6 (8.96%) Technical Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Java Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.46%) Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) XML
2 19 (28.36%) XSLT
3 17 (25.37%) HTML
4 16 (23.88%) CSS
4 16 (23.88%) jQuery
4 16 (23.88%) OAuth
4 16 (23.88%) OpenID
4 16 (23.88%) HTML5
4 16 (23.88%) CSS3
5 10 (14.93%) J2EE
5 10 (14.93%) J2SE
6 5 (7.46%) CGI
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) LAMP
7 1 (1.49%) Ajax
7 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Open Source
2 6 (8.96%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) UNIX
3 9 (13.43%) Solaris
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) CentOS
5 3 (4.48%) Windows
6 2 (2.99%) HPUX
7 1 (1.49%) Android
7 1 (1.49%) Debian
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.43%) UML
2 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
3 8 (11.94%) OO
4 6 (8.96%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.46%) ERP
6 4 (5.97%) ITIL
6 4 (5.97%) TDD
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Scrum
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
7 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) E-business
8 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) PHP
2 19 (28.36%) Tcl
3 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Korn
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) PHP5
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) C#
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) RHCE
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) OCP
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.97%) vSphere
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) OpenSSO
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (7.46%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.48%) SCCM
4 3 (4.48%) SCOM
5 1 (1.49%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) Oracle
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.43%) Sun
3 9 (13.43%) Atlassian
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.46%) EMC
5 5 (7.46%) SAP
5 5 (7.46%) Sybase
6 4 (5.97%) VMware
7 2 (2.99%) Perforce
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