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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 16 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.33% 12.16% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 18.95% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 0
Median daily rate £650 £454 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.17% -
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
44 95 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 48.89% 64.19% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 69 28
Median daily rate £325 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) Test Management
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) Ant
6 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (16.67%) Apache
6 1 (16.67%) C

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
1 1 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Lua
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) RHCE
4 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Sun
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
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