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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 30 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing Perl 29 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.92% 2.04% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.66% 4.56% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 18
Average daily rate £400 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
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
229 307 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.81% 44.82% 47.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 162 124
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.23 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 26 £383 -4.37% 17
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 55 (75.34%) Python
2 31 (42.47%) Linux
3 29 (39.73%) Java
4 25 (34.25%) Bash Shell
5 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
6 21 (28.77%) Gerrit
7 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.40%) C
7 20 (27.40%) SQL
8 19 (26.03%) J2EE
8 19 (26.03%) C++
8 19 (26.03%) HTML
9 18 (24.66%) Red Hat
10 17 (23.29%) CSS
11 15 (20.55%) Unix
11 15 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
11 15 (20.55%) Bioinformatics
11 15 (20.55%) Puppet
12 14 (19.18%) AngularJS
12 14 (19.18%) Ajax
12 14 (19.18%) HTTP
13 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
13 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
14 12 (16.44%) Biology
14 12 (16.44%) MySQL
14 12 (16.44%) Internet
15 11 (15.07%) CentOS
16 10 (13.70%) Degree

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (1.37%) Apache
1 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.37%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) HTTP
2 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.44%) Internet
4 10 (13.70%) 802.15
4 10 (13.70%) Bluetooth
4 10 (13.70%) SSL
4 10 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (13.70%) X.509
4 10 (13.70%) ZigBee
5 6 (8.22%) DNS
5 6 (8.22%) FTP
6 3 (4.11%) BGP
6 3 (4.11%) Firewall
6 3 (4.11%) Junos
6 3 (4.11%) OSPF
6 3 (4.11%) SSH
7 1 (1.37%) DHCP
7 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) MySQL
2 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (28.77%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.74%) QADirector
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (15.07%) Administrator
3 10 (13.70%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (13.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.33%) Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Programmer
6 4 (5.48%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Perl Software Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) HTML
1 19 (26.03%) J2EE
2 17 (23.29%) CSS
3 14 (19.18%) Ajax
3 14 (19.18%) AngularJS
4 10 (13.70%) 802.1X
4 10 (13.70%) JSON
4 10 (13.70%) REST
5 5 (6.85%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) jQuery
6 2 (2.74%) LAMP
6 2 (2.74%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) Django
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) Mason
7 1 (1.37%) mod_perl
7 1 (1.37%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.44%) Biology
3 8 (10.96%) Internet of Things
4 6 (8.22%) Life Science
5 5 (6.85%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
7 3 (4.11%) Proteomics
8 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.37%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Unix
3 11 (15.07%) CentOS
4 10 (13.70%) Solaris
4 10 (13.70%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.48%) Windows
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Bioinformatics
2 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.22%) High Availability
5 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.22%) Time Management
6 5 (6.85%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (6.85%) DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL
7 4 (5.48%) Line Management
7 4 (5.48%) Parallel Computing
7 4 (5.48%) Validation
8 3 (4.11%) Benchmarking
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.11%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.74%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (75.34%) Python
2 29 (39.73%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) Bash Shell
4 20 (27.40%) C
4 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.40%) SQL
5 19 (26.03%) C++
6 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.85%) PHP
8 4 (5.48%) R
9 3 (4.11%) C#
10 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.11%) PhD
4 2 (2.74%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Docker
2 6 (8.22%) GPFS
2 6 (8.22%) NFS
3 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Puppet
2 6 (8.22%) Ganglia
2 6 (8.22%) Nagios
3 3 (4.11%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.59%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) Juniper
5 3 (4.11%) Siebel
6 2 (2.74%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) Sun
7 1 (1.37%) Vertica
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