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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.29% 2.41% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 5.24% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 17
Median daily rate £525 £469 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +33.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +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 227 267 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.27% 45.96% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 248
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +8 19 £525 +12.00% 13
Perl
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 9 (32.14%) WLAN
6 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) Firmware
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.86%) C
9 5 (17.86%) C#
9 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.86%) DevOps
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) C++
11 3 (10.71%) HTML
11 3 (10.71%) PHP
11 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
11 3 (10.71%) Bluetooth
11 3 (10.71%) Tcl
11 3 (10.71%) OO
11 3 (10.71%) Subversion
11 3 (10.71%) Internet
11 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
11 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
11 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration

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%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Doxygen
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (32.14%) Wireless
2 9 (32.14%) WLAN
3 3 (10.71%) Bluetooth
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Author
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Author
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) WLAN Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) JSP
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Internet of Things
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
6 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Tcl
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago