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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 15 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.61% 12.90% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.32% 20.20% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 2
Median daily rate £438 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +0.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
53 99 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.53% 63.87% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 73 21
Median daily rate £325 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
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 25 May 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Test Management
5 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
5 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 4 (44.44%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (33.33%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Confluence
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) Ant
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Linux

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%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
1 4 (44.44%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Ergonomics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Lua
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) RHCE
4 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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