The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank - 613 584
Contract jobs citing CPAN 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.022% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14632 13891 13281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 26.89% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10146 9263 8358
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 189 271
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Catalyst
1 1 (100.00%) DBIx::Class
1 1 (100.00%) Moose

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Catalyst
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DBIx::Class
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Moose
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) SQL