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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 17 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 56 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.67% 2.99% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.01% 5.75% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
311 348 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.60% 51.94% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 129 161
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 54
Average hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +22 50 £400 +41.59% 25
Peterborough - 2 - -
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 51 (46.36%) Oracle
2 40 (36.36%) XML
3 39 (35.45%) SQL
4 34 (30.91%) Linux
5 32 (29.09%) XSLT
6 31 (28.18%) PHP
6 31 (28.18%) Tcl
7 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (24.55%) UNIX
9 26 (23.64%) Open Source
10 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
10 23 (20.91%) Ant
11 20 (18.18%) HTML
11 20 (18.18%) HTML5
12 19 (17.27%) OpenID
12 19 (17.27%) OpenSSO
12 19 (17.27%) CSS3
12 19 (17.27%) OAuth
12 19 (17.27%) jQuery
12 19 (17.27%) CSS
13 17 (15.45%) Finance
14 16 (14.55%) UML
14 16 (14.55%) Solaris
14 16 (14.55%) Tomcat
14 16 (14.55%) Java
14 16 (14.55%) WebLogic
14 16 (14.55%) J2EE
14 16 (14.55%) J2SE
14 16 (14.55%) Sun
14 16 (14.55%) Atlassian

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (14.55%) WebLogic
1 16 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 15 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.18%) Apache
4 6 (5.45%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) SMTP
2 5 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (2.73%) DHCP
3 3 (2.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) DECT
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) MySQL
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (20.91%) Ant
2 13 (11.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.82%) Subversion
4 2 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Advertising
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (55.45%) Developer
2 21 (19.09%) Author
2 21 (19.09%) Technical Author
3 11 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 11 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Java Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Principal Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Technical Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.73%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.36%) XML
2 32 (29.09%) XSLT
3 20 (18.18%) HTML
3 20 (18.18%) HTML5
4 19 (17.27%) CSS3
4 19 (17.27%) jQuery
4 19 (17.27%) OAuth
4 19 (17.27%) OpenID
4 19 (17.27%) CSS
5 16 (14.55%) J2SE
5 16 (14.55%) J2EE
6 11 (10.00%) LAMP
7 7 (6.36%) .NET
8 6 (5.45%) CGI
8 6 (5.45%) XSL
9 1 (0.91%) Web Services
9 1 (0.91%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Open Source
2 9 (8.18%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.45%) Clustering
4 5 (4.55%) Statistics
4 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.64%) Informatics
6 2 (1.82%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.91%) Linux
2 27 (24.55%) UNIX
3 16 (14.55%) Solaris
3 16 (14.55%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows
6 1 (0.91%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.55%) UML
2 16 (14.55%) Multithreading
3 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (9.09%) Scrum
5 9 (8.18%) Migration
6 6 (5.45%) Content Management
6 6 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (5.45%) OO
6 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.55%) Web Development
7 5 (4.55%) TDD
7 5 (4.55%) ITSM
8 4 (3.64%) DNA
8 4 (3.64%) Change Management
8 4 (3.64%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.64%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) SQL
2 31 (28.18%) PHP
2 31 (28.18%) Tcl
3 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
4 16 (14.55%) Java
5 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.18%) Python
7 7 (6.36%) Korn
8 6 (5.45%) C
8 6 (5.45%) C++
9 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.82%) Ruby
10 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.91%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) RHCE
3 2 (1.82%) OCP
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.82%) vSphere
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (17.27%) OpenSSO
2 4 (3.64%) Puppet
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.73%) Nagios
3 3 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.82%) SCCM
4 2 (1.82%) SCOM
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 51 (46.36%) Oracle
2 16 (14.55%) Atlassian
2 16 (14.55%) Sun
3 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) Sybase
5 3 (2.73%) SAP
5 3 (2.73%) EMC
5 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.82%) VMware
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