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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.29% 2.50% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.72% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £23.09
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +71.06%
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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
71 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.21% 41.25% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 16
Average daily rate £450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.10 £36.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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
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 6 March 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 42 (100.00%) Python
2 41 (97.62%) DV Cleared
2 41 (97.62%) Security Cleared
3 40 (95.24%) OO
4 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (83.33%) ClearCase
5 35 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (83.33%) Subversion
5 35 (83.33%) Release Management
5 35 (83.33%) Bash Shell
6 30 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (71.43%) Ruby
7 26 (61.90%) C++
8 23 (54.76%) Java
8 23 (54.76%) UNIX
9 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 21 (50.00%) Ant
9 21 (50.00%) Maven
9 21 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
10 19 (45.24%) OOD
10 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
11 18 (42.86%) Scrum
12 16 (38.10%) PHP
12 16 (38.10%) Lua
13 12 (28.57%) Sun
13 12 (28.57%) Sun Certification
14 10 (23.81%) Linux
15 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
15 9 (21.43%) SQL
15 9 (21.43%) J2EE

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (16.67%) SDH
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (16.67%) 3G
1 7 (16.67%) 2G
1 7 (16.67%) 2.5G
1 7 (16.67%) Wireshark
1 7 (16.67%) 4G
Development Applications
1 35 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (83.33%) ClearCase
1 35 (83.33%) Subversion
2 21 (50.00%) Maven
2 21 (50.00%) Ant
2 21 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 17 (40.48%) C++ Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) J2EE
2 7 (16.67%) STL
3 5 (11.90%) Spring
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) UNIX
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) OO
2 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (83.33%) Release Management
4 30 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (45.24%) OOD
6 18 (42.86%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.67%) User Stories
8 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Test Management
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.76%) TDD
9 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Python
2 35 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 30 (71.43%) Ruby
4 26 (61.90%) C++
5 23 (54.76%) Java
6 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (38.10%) PHP
7 16 (38.10%) Lua
8 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) DV Cleared
1 41 (97.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 9 (21.43%) OCPJP
4 3 (7.14%) VCP4
5 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Sun