The first table below looks at the demand for CPAN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CPAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank 583 - 585
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CPAN 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £425 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

CPAN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CPAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CPAN
Daily Rate Trend

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

CPAN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CPAN
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CPAN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CPAN
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 4 £425 - 2
London - 3 £425 - 2
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

CPAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) C-shell
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) NFS
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) BEA
4 2 (33.33%) HTML

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) SVK
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Perl Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) C-shell
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) YUM
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Vignette
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Google
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago