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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.68% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£454 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +77.77%
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
91 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 64.08% 51.38% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 26 21
Average daily rate £438 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 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 40 (100.00%) Python
1 40 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (90.00%) OO
4 35 (87.50%) ClearCase
4 35 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 35 (87.50%) Subversion
5 32 (80.00%) Bash Shell
6 31 (77.50%) Ruby
7 29 (72.50%) Release Management
8 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (62.50%) UNIX
10 24 (60.00%) C++
11 23 (57.50%) OOD
12 21 (52.50%) Java
13 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
14 18 (45.00%) Scrum
15 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
15 17 (42.50%) Ant
15 17 (42.50%) Maven
15 17 (42.50%) Apache Ivy
16 16 (40.00%) Lua
16 16 (40.00%) PHP
17 10 (25.00%) STL
17 10 (25.00%) Client/Server
17 10 (25.00%) 2G
17 10 (25.00%) 2.5G
17 10 (25.00%) SDH
17 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) 2G
1 10 (25.00%) 2.5G
1 10 (25.00%) SDH
1 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (25.00%) 3G
1 10 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (22.50%) 4G
Development Applications
1 35 (87.50%) ClearCase
1 35 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (87.50%) Subversion
2 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (42.50%) Ant
3 17 (42.50%) Maven
3 17 (42.50%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Java Developer
2 17 (42.50%) C++ Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) STL
2 8 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (90.00%) OO
3 29 (72.50%) Release Management
4 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (57.50%) OOD
6 18 (45.00%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.00%) User Stories
8 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Test Management
8 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.50%) TDD
11 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 31 (77.50%) Ruby
4 24 (60.00%) C++
5 21 (52.50%) Java
6 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
7 16 (40.00%) Lua
7 16 (40.00%) PHP
8 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 8 (20.00%) OCPJP
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Sun