Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 59 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +26
Contract jobs citing Perl 31 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.96% 2.17% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.52% 4.85% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 21
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £214 £339 £310
90th Percentile £613 £525 £456
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £401
% change year-on-year -10.00% +24.61% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.50 £36.00
90th Percentile £50.33 £48.75 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £45.54
% change year-on-year +11.33% -17.65% -2.60%

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 412 474 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.28% 44.80% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 221 276
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £269 £230 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.00 £49.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.47% +2.98%

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 20 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 May 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 +2 23 £450 +2.27% 23
Peterborough - 1 £218 -
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 26 (83.87%) Python
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Unix
3 14 (45.16%) Docker
4 12 (38.71%) Puppet
5 11 (35.48%) Open Source
6 10 (32.26%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
7 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
7 9 (29.03%) GitHub
7 9 (29.03%) Apache
7 9 (29.03%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) Ansible
9 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
10 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
11 5 (16.13%) Informatics
11 5 (16.13%) Data Management
11 5 (16.13%) C
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) PHP
11 5 (16.13%) XML
11 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
11 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (16.13%) Data Centre

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 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (29.03%) GitHub
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
1 3 (9.68%) SSH
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Buildbot
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.23%) GoCD
5 1 (3.23%) Gradle
5 1 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Law
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Administrator
2 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Scientific Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Ajax
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) XHTML
3 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) Browserify
4 1 (3.23%) Django
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (3.23%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Open Source
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) Data Management
5 5 (16.13%) Informatics
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source Development
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
8 2 (6.45%) Biology
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning
8 2 (6.45%) Physics
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Python
2 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) C
4 5 (16.13%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) AWK
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) R
7 2 (6.45%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Puppet
2 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
3 8 (25.81%) Ansible
4 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (16.13%) Rancher
4 5 (16.13%) Terraform
5 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk