The table below looks at the statistics for CPAN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CPAN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Rank 647 652 628
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing CPAN 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.018% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16161 16327 15634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 27.94% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11202 11022 9940
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 289 220
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.27 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

CPAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CPAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 3 - -
London -13 3 - -
City of London - 3 - -

CPAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CPAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CPAN.

1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Catalyst
1 8 (100.00%) DBIx::Class
1 8 (100.00%) Moose
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) High Availability
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
3 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) OpenStack
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Kanban
4 5 (62.50%) Refactoring
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) SOA
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum

CPAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Perl Developer
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Catalyst
1 8 (100.00%) DBIx::Class
1 8 (100.00%) Moose
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Plack
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) High Availability
1 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) Refactoring
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Scala