The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 24 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.11% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
Perl
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 12 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 56.38% 21.82% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 6 18
Average daily rate £478 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.19% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £330 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 41 (100.00%) Python
2 40 (97.56%) DV Cleared
2 40 (97.56%) Security Cleared
3 39 (95.12%) OO
4 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (85.37%) Release Management
6 34 (82.93%) Subversion
6 34 (82.93%) ClearCase
6 34 (82.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 31 (75.61%) Bash Shell
8 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (63.41%) Ruby
10 24 (58.54%) UNIX
10 24 (58.54%) C++
10 24 (58.54%) Java
11 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
11 22 (53.66%) Ant
11 22 (53.66%) Maven
11 22 (53.66%) Apache Ivy
12 17 (41.46%) PHP
12 17 (41.46%) Lua
12 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
13 16 (39.02%) OOD
13 16 (39.02%) Scrum
14 12 (29.27%) Sun
14 12 (29.27%) Sun Certification
15 10 (24.39%) Linux
15 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
15 10 (24.39%) SQL
16 8 (19.51%) J2EE

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SDH
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) 2G
1 4 (9.76%) 2.5G
1 4 (9.76%) 3G
1 4 (9.76%) 4G
1 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (82.93%) Subversion
1 34 (82.93%) ClearCase
1 34 (82.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 22 (53.66%) Ant
2 22 (53.66%) Maven
2 22 (53.66%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Java Developer
3 15 (36.59%) C++ Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) J2EE
2 6 (14.63%) Spring
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
4 4 (9.76%) STL
5 1 (2.44%) Struts
5 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) OO
2 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (85.37%) Release Management
4 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (39.02%) OOD
5 16 (39.02%) Scrum
6 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.20%) User Stories
7 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Test Management
7 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (75.61%) Bash Shell
3 26 (63.41%) Ruby
4 24 (58.54%) C++
4 24 (58.54%) Java
5 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
6 17 (41.46%) PHP
6 17 (41.46%) Lua
7 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
7 10 (24.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (97.56%) DV Cleared
1 40 (97.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) Sun Certification
3 7 (17.07%) OCPJP
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Sun