The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 20 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.48% 4.88% 13.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 12.50% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 14
Median daily rate £410 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -6.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Perl
Gloucestershire

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
75 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 61.98% 39.02% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 30
Median daily rate £370 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Perl.

1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) DB2

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DataPower
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Ergonomics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Lua
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) RHCE
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware