Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 38 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 25 21 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.54% 3.33% 7.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.25% 6.21% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 36
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £369 £339 £319
90th Percentile £478 £586 £455
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +28.57%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 345 338 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.87% 53.57% 53.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 182 332
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £486 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 39 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -7.25% -9.21%
10th Percentile £33.13 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £65.50 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Cambridge

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Cambridge

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Cambridge

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Perl.

1 24 (96.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (32.00%) C++
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) C
5 7 (28.00%) Doxygen
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) XSLT
5 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.00%) User Experience
8 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Bluetooth
8 4 (16.00%) XML Schema
9 3 (12.00%) Firmware
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) Publishing
9 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.00%) Degree
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) Unix
10 2 (8.00%) MySQL

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (16.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) GoCD
2 1 (4.00%) Gradle
2 1 (4.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Author
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Author
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Data Integration Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) XSLT
4 6 (24.00%) JSON
5 4 (16.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) Browserify
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) Django
6 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.00%) Flask
6 1 (4.00%) Java EE
6 1 (4.00%) JSP
6 1 (4.00%) LAMP
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) OO
2 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.00%) ETL
2 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (4.00%) Biology
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) DNA
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Robotic Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) C
2 8 (32.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Splunk