The table below looks at the statistics for CPAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CPAN over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank 424 - 419
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CPAN 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% - 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7396 7878 7768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.20% 31.30% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5315 5699 5441
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

CPAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CPAN across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CPAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

CPAN
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CPAN across the London region.

CPAN Daily Rate Trend in London

CPAN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CPAN across the London region.

CPAN Hourly Rate Trend in London

CPAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CPAN 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 CPAN.

1 13 (100.00%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) MySQL
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) SMTP
5 5 (38.46%) HTTP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Redmine
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (23.08%) Java

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CPAN 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 CPAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) SMTP
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
4 1 (7.69%) SimpleDB
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Redmine
3 1 (7.69%) SVK
3 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Perl Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Perl Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Perl Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Perl Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Mason
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Memcached
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IPTV
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
6 1 (7.69%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby