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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 10 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.25% - 8.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.14% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 7
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
56 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.46% 57.45% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 15
Average daily rate £450 £294 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -23.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (92.00%) OO
3 22 (88.00%) Release Management
4 20 (80.00%) DV Cleared
4 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (72.00%) Subversion
5 18 (72.00%) ClearCase
5 18 (72.00%) Java
5 18 (72.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (60.00%) Ant
7 15 (60.00%) Maven
7 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
7 15 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
8 13 (52.00%) C++
8 13 (52.00%) UNIX
9 11 (44.00%) PHP
9 11 (44.00%) Ruby
9 11 (44.00%) Lua
10 8 (32.00%) Sun Certification
10 8 (32.00%) Sun
11 7 (28.00%) Spring
11 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (24.00%) SQL
13 5 (20.00%) J2EE
14 4 (16.00%) Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 18 (72.00%) ClearCase
1 18 (72.00%) Subversion
2 15 (60.00%) Maven
2 15 (60.00%) Ant
2 15 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 5 (20.00%) J2EE
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (12.00%) Struts
4 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) OO
2 22 (88.00%) Release Management
3 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
5 13 (52.00%) C++
6 11 (44.00%) Ruby
6 11 (44.00%) Lua
6 11 (44.00%) PHP
7 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (8.00%) OCPJP
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Sun
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £515 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago