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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank 579 562 583
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing CPAN 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.007% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 8 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 30 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 9 £425 - 1
London - 7 £425 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Leicester - - - -
City of London - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

CPAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (100.00%) Perl
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Apache
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) JSON
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) OO
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Ajax
5 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) SMTP
6 5 (31.25%) HTTP
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) Redmine

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (56.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Redmine
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Gradle
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) SVK
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Perl Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Programmer
3 5 (31.25%) Perl Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Perl Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Perl Programmer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
3 7 (43.75%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (6.25%) CGI
7 1 (6.25%) DOM
7 1 (6.25%) XHTML
7 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
1 6 (37.50%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Perl
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) C-shell
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Python
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) YUM
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Vignette
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Sun
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Dell
1 1 (6.25%) BEA
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat