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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 28 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.28% 2.81% 6.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 5.61% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
Average daily rate £375 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £314 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £346 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £411
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £39.75 - £47.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 - £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -37.50%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
182 196 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.66% 50.13% 64.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 93 165
Average daily rate £338 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £226 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 29 (61.70%) UNIX
3 25 (53.19%) Linux
4 24 (51.06%) Java
4 24 (51.06%) Finance
5 22 (46.81%) Tomcat
6 21 (44.68%) CGI
6 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (42.55%) Solaris
7 20 (42.55%) Sybase
8 19 (40.43%) Subversion
9 17 (36.17%) Oracle
10 15 (31.91%) Apache
10 15 (31.91%) Sun
11 13 (27.66%) OO
12 12 (25.53%) J2EE
13 11 (23.40%) C
14 9 (19.15%) Python
15 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
15 8 (17.02%) Degree
15 8 (17.02%) QA
15 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (14.89%) TDD
16 7 (14.89%) Advertising
16 7 (14.89%) Tcl
16 7 (14.89%) PHP
16 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
17 6 (12.77%) C++
17 6 (12.77%) J2SE
17 6 (12.77%) OOA/OOD

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (46.81%) Tomcat
2 15 (31.91%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) SMTP
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) SNMP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Subversion
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.13%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) Bazaar
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) Robotium
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Programmer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Programmer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) CGI
2 12 (25.53%) J2EE
3 6 (12.77%) J2SE
4 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) jQuery
5 3 (6.38%) OAuth
5 3 (6.38%) OpenID
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) CSS3
6 2 (4.26%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Replication
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Open Source
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) UNIX
2 25 (53.19%) Linux
3 20 (42.55%) Solaris
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows
6 2 (4.26%) Debian
7 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) OO
3 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) BCP
5 6 (12.77%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Network Management
8 3 (6.38%) OOD
9 2 (4.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) C
4 9 (19.15%) Python
5 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.89%) PHP
5 7 (14.89%) Tcl
6 6 (12.77%) Bourne shell
6 6 (12.77%) C++
6 6 (12.77%) AWK
7 5 (10.64%) sed
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) Korn
9 1 (2.13%) PHP5
9 1 (2.13%) Groovy
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) OCP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) vSphere
1 2 (4.26%) KVM
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (6.38%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Sybase
2 17 (36.17%) Oracle
3 15 (31.91%) Sun
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) Atlassian
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.51%) Perforce
5 4 (8.51%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Percona
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