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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 42 37 53
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16  
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 3.41% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 8.14% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 2
Median daily rate £400 £363 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £33.25 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 236 258 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.78% 41.88% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 137 139
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £315 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £14.50 £22.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +1 7 £400 +17.64% 18
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 17 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (29.41%) WLAN
4 5 (29.41%) C
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Law
7 2 (11.76%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (11.76%) Brocade
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development

Perl
Top Related 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (29.41%) WLAN
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Hudson
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Python Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) FastCGI
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) SAML
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Tcl
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
1 2 (11.76%) KVM
1 2 (11.76%) LXC
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Brocade
2 2 (11.76%) CA
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
2 2 (11.76%) Vyatta
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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