Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 55 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 32 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.86% 2.89% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.62% 6.97% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £463 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.73% +7.25% +23.21%
10th Percentile £313 £411 £295
90th Percentile £550 £524 £650
East of England median daily rate £425 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -15.00% +15.94% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
10th Percentile £33.75 £32.75 £36.00
90th Percentile £41.25 £48.25 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +32.00%

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 420 502 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.60% 41.38% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 244 316
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £231 £275
90th Percentile £531 £475 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24.55 £32.75 £26.60
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.00 £49.63
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -3 31 £418 -9.73% 41
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 27 (84.38%) Python
2 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Docker
4 11 (34.38%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 9 (28.13%) Open Source
6 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.00%) JIRA
7 8 (25.00%) PHP
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
8 7 (21.88%) Rancher
8 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (21.88%) Unix
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) XML
9 6 (18.75%) C
10 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.63%) MySQL
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) Apache
10 5 (15.63%) WLAN
10 5 (15.63%) Subversion

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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (15.63%) WLAN
2 4 (12.50%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) Bluetooth
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Flink
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (15.63%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Trac
5 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (12.50%) Electronics
1 4 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Python Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Perl Scripter
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripter
6 2 (6.25%) Web Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) Ajax
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) XHTML
4 2 (6.25%) XSLT
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) Django
5 1 (3.13%) Flask
5 1 (3.13%) React
5 1 (3.13%) SAML
5 1 (3.13%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (6.25%) Verilog
3 2 (6.25%) VHDL
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Fedora
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Open Source
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Server Management
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (12.50%) Biology
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Computer Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Content Management
7 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.38%) Physics
8 2 (6.25%) Computational Biology
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (25.00%) PHP
5 6 (18.75%) C
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.38%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
8 2 (6.25%) Ruby
9 1 (3.13%) AWK
9 1 (3.13%) C#
9 1 (3.13%) Fortran
9 1 (3.13%) Go
9 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) R
9 1 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (3.13%) sed
9 1 (3.13%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) PhD
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ARP4754
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Rancher
2 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) Mesos
4 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Tableau