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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.53% 6.67% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.94% 18.18% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £43.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +23.23%
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
69 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.26% 36.67% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 19
Average daily rate £399 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 29 (100.00%) Python
1 29 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (79.31%) Subversion
3 23 (79.31%) Ruby
3 23 (79.31%) Bash Shell
3 23 (79.31%) ClearCase
3 23 (79.31%) OO
3 23 (79.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (65.52%) Java
4 19 (65.52%) UNIX
5 16 (55.17%) C++
5 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (55.17%) Release Management
6 13 (44.83%) Lua
6 13 (44.83%) Maven
6 13 (44.83%) Apache Ivy
6 13 (44.83%) Ant
6 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
6 13 (44.83%) PHP
7 12 (41.38%) OOD
8 11 (37.93%) Scrum
9 10 (34.48%) 3G
9 10 (34.48%) 2G
9 10 (34.48%) 2.5G
9 10 (34.48%) Sun
9 10 (34.48%) Sun Certification
9 10 (34.48%) SDH
9 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (34.48%) 3G
1 10 (34.48%) 2G
1 10 (34.48%) 2.5G
1 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
1 10 (34.48%) SDH
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 23 (79.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 23 (79.31%) ClearCase
1 23 (79.31%) Subversion
2 13 (44.83%) Maven
2 13 (44.83%) Ant
2 13 (44.83%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) Rational Functional Tester
4 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C++ Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) STL
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Client/Server
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) OO
3 16 (55.17%) Release Management
3 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (41.38%) OOD
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) User Stories
7 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Test Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) TDD
9 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (79.31%) Ruby
2 23 (79.31%) Bash Shell
3 19 (65.52%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) C++
5 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (44.83%) PHP
5 13 (44.83%) Lua
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) Sun Certification
3 7 (24.14%) OCPJP
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.79%) ISEB
5 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Sun