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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 8 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 27 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.42% - 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 2
Average daily rate
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£458 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £33.78 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -11.69%
Perl
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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
82 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.90% 35.00% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 19
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.98% -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 41 (100.00%) Python
2 38 (92.68%) OO
2 38 (92.68%) DV Cleared
2 38 (92.68%) Security Cleared
3 35 (85.37%) Release Management
3 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (80.49%) Subversion
4 33 (80.49%) ClearCase
4 33 (80.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 31 (75.61%) Bash Shell
6 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (63.41%) Ruby
7 26 (63.41%) C++
8 23 (56.10%) Java
9 22 (53.66%) UNIX
10 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
10 20 (48.78%) Ant
10 20 (48.78%) Maven
10 20 (48.78%) Apache Ivy
11 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
12 15 (36.59%) PHP
12 15 (36.59%) Lua
13 14 (34.15%) OOD
14 13 (31.71%) Scrum
15 11 (26.83%) Sun
15 11 (26.83%) Sun Certification
15 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
15 11 (26.83%) SQL
16 9 (21.95%) Linux
17 6 (14.63%) Spring

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
1 3 (7.32%) 4G
1 3 (7.32%) SDH
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.32%) 2G
1 3 (7.32%) 2.5G
1 3 (7.32%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (80.49%) Subversion
1 33 (80.49%) ClearCase
1 33 (80.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (48.78%) Ant
2 20 (48.78%) Maven
2 20 (48.78%) Apache Ivy
3 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) Java Developer
3 17 (41.46%) C++ Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Spring
1 6 (14.63%) J2EE
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
3 3 (7.32%) STL
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) OO
2 35 (85.37%) Release Management
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (34.15%) OOD
5 13 (31.71%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
7 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Test Management
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (75.61%) Bash Shell
3 26 (63.41%) Ruby
3 26 (63.41%) C++
4 23 (56.10%) Java
5 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
6 15 (36.59%) PHP
6 15 (36.59%) Lua
7 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (92.68%) DV Cleared
1 38 (92.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) Sun Certification
3 5 (12.20%) OCPJP
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.32%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Sun