The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 50 19 42
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +23
Contract jobs citing Perl 27 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.25% 7.24% 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.84% 16.03% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 3
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£350 £405 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £43.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +23.23%
Perl
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
395 368 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.48% 45.15% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 231 140
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 32
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.90 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Cambridgeshire region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Cambridgeshire region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -28 21 £350 -17.64% 23
Peterborough -2 2 - - 1
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) Ruby
3 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 21 (63.64%) Puppet
3 21 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (63.64%) DevOps
4 19 (57.58%) Ansible
4 19 (57.58%) PHP
5 10 (30.30%) UNIX
6 8 (24.24%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) C++
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) JIRA
10 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 4 (12.12%) MySQL
10 4 (12.12%) SOAP
11 3 (9.09%) C
11 3 (9.09%) Web Services
11 3 (9.09%) LDAP
11 3 (9.09%) .NET
11 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
11 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
11 3 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (9.09%) IaaS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
1 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
1 17 (51.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.03%) Catalyst
3 1 (3.03%) DBIx::Class
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) EJB
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) Struts
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) LIMS
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) DevOps
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) ERP
2 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.06%) ITSM
2 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (6.06%) System Testing
3 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.03%) Web Development
3 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.03%) MVC
3 1 (3.03%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (3.03%) E-business
3 1 (3.03%) B2B
3 1 (3.03%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Ruby
2 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 19 (57.58%) PHP
4 8 (24.24%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) C
8 2 (6.06%) VB
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) Puppet
1 21 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (57.58%) Ansible
3 3 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
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