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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 15 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.36% 4.29% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 7.89% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£405 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
41 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.61% 54.29% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 24
Average daily rate £405 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 7 (77.78%) Release Management
3 7 (77.78%) ClearCase
3 7 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Maven
6 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 4 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (44.44%) Lua
6 4 (44.44%) Ruby
6 4 (44.44%) Ant
6 4 (44.44%) PHP
6 4 (44.44%) C++
7 3 (33.33%) J2EE
7 3 (33.33%) Struts
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Spring
7 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (33.33%) Big Data
7 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (33.33%) Git (software)

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (77.78%) ClearCase
1 7 (77.78%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) Ant
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Struts
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) Lua
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Sun
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Posted: 24 days ago