The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CPAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CPAN over the 3 months to 27 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.

Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 638 626
Rank change year-on-year +70 -12  
Contract jobs citing CPAN 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.013% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 4
Median daily rate £430 £413 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +0.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £403 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £423 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CPAN is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

CPAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CPAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CPAN in the UK

CPAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CPAN in the UK

CPAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CPAN in the UK

CPAN
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CPAN within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +62 15 £430 +4.24% 3
London +46 15 £430 +4.24% 2

CPAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CPAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CPAN.

1 22 (100.00%) Perl
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
1 22 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) Catalyst
1 22 (100.00%) Moose
2 19 (86.36%) E-Commerce
3 18 (81.82%) Plack
3 18 (81.82%) DBIx::Class
4 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (50.00%) Refactoring
4 11 (50.00%) Apache Flex
4 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 11 (50.00%) Kanban
4 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (50.00%) Scala
4 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (50.00%) High Availability
4 11 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (50.00%) SOA
4 11 (50.00%) HTTP
4 11 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (50.00%) Ruby

CPAN
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (31.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) Perl Developer
2 16 (72.73%) E-Commerce Developer
3 11 (50.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) Catalyst
1 22 (100.00%) Moose
2 18 (81.82%) DBIx::Class
2 18 (81.82%) Plack
3 11 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) Dancer
5 4 (18.18%) Ajax
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) mod_perl
5 4 (18.18%) Mojolicious
5 4 (18.18%) XML
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) E-Commerce
3 11 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (50.00%) High Availability
3 11 (50.00%) Kanban
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) SOA
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Perl
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) Ruby
2 11 (50.00%) Scala
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Java
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