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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 49 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.92% 3.49% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 7.12% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £39.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +38.59%
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
298 267 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.95% 48.99% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 125 170
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 22
Average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.60 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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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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 -4 13 £400 +6.66% 26
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (50.00%) XML
2 17 (38.64%) Ant
2 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
3 12 (27.27%) XSLT
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) FrameMaker
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) Python
6 8 (18.18%) C
6 8 (18.18%) C++
7 7 (15.91%) PHP
7 7 (15.91%) XSL
7 7 (15.91%) Tcl
7 7 (15.91%) Content Management
7 7 (15.91%) CMS
7 7 (15.91%) Web Development
8 6 (13.64%) Degree
8 6 (13.64%) Informatics
8 6 (13.64%) LAMP
8 6 (13.64%) Bioinformatics
8 6 (13.64%) MySQL
9 5 (11.36%) DNA
9 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
9 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
9 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
9 5 (11.36%) Statistics
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle
10 4 (9.09%) HTML
11 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (15.91%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) FrameMaker
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DECT
1 1 (2.27%) SMTP
1 1 (2.27%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Ant
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Author
2 15 (34.09%) Technical Author
3 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) XML
2 12 (27.27%) XSLT
3 7 (15.91%) XSL
4 6 (13.64%) LAMP
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
7 2 (4.55%) Web Services
7 2 (4.55%) .NET
7 2 (4.55%) Ajax
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) MCollective
8 1 (2.27%) Catalyst
8 1 (2.27%) DBIx::Class
8 1 (2.27%) Moose
8 1 (2.27%) OAuth
8 1 (2.27%) OpenID
8 1 (2.27%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Informatics
2 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
2 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.36%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Content Management
2 7 (15.91%) Web Development
3 6 (13.64%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (11.36%) DNA
5 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) MVC
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps
7 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) C
3 8 (18.18%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 7 (15.91%) Tcl
5 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Korn
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) TTCN
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nagios
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.27%) Graphite
2 1 (2.27%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft