Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 60 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19 -17
Contract jobs citing Perl 28 24 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.99% 2.11% 4.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 4.21% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 38
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -1.84% +1.88%
10th Percentile £369 £258 £312
90th Percentile £478 £565 £465
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £34.50 £36.25 £31.20
90th Percentile £40.50 £38.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 628 570 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.57% 50.22% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 279 471
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £284 £233 £263
90th Percentile £486 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 51 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -5.51%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Cambridgeshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 26 £388 -6.06% 3
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 27 (96.43%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) C++
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) C
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) XSLT
6 7 (25.00%) Doxygen
7 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
7 6 (21.43%) JSON
8 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Firmware
8 5 (17.86%) User Experience
9 4 (14.29%) WLAN
9 4 (14.29%) XML Schema
9 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) ETL
9 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
9 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
9 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Publishing
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) Java
10 3 (10.71%) Degree
11 2 (7.14%) R
11 2 (7.14%) Git (software)

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 4 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Test Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Author
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Author
3 4 (14.29%) Data Integration Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) WLAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) XSLT
4 6 (21.43%) JSON
5 4 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) Django
6 1 (3.57%) Flask
6 1 (3.57%) Java EE
6 1 (3.57%) JSP
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
6 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 4 (14.29%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (7.14%) Biology
5 2 (7.14%) DNA
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.14%) Physics
5 2 (7.14%) Statistics
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Python
2 8 (28.57%) C
2 8 (28.57%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) R
6 1 (3.57%) AWK
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Firmware