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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 49 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 26 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.30% 6.20% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 13.95% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £33.25 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
379 344 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.16% 44.44% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 198 143
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 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £31.50 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.25 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -19 24 £350 -12.50% 17
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) 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 7 (21.21%) Python
6 6 (18.18%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) Ant
7 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
8 4 (12.12%) C++
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) C
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle
9 3 (9.09%) Windows
9 3 (9.09%) XSL
9 3 (9.09%) XSLT
9 3 (9.09%) SOAP
9 3 (9.09%) Content Management
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.09%) JIRA
9 3 (9.09%) CMS
9 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) FrameMaker
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Ant
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
1 17 (51.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) 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%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Author
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) XSL
2 3 (9.09%) XSLT
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) EJB
4 1 (3.03%) JSP
4 1 (3.03%) Servlets
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Struts
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.03%) Catalyst
4 1 (3.03%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) LIMS
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) DevOps
2 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.09%) Content Management
3 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.03%) E-business
4 1 (3.03%) MVC
4 1 (3.03%) B2B
4 1 (3.03%) B2C
4 1 (3.03%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Web Development
4 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Ruby
2 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 19 (57.58%) PHP
4 7 (21.21%) Python
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.12%) C++
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) C
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) Puppet
1 21 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (57.58%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) 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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