The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 36 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.23% 3.43% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
Perl
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
162 80 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.59% 34.33% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 62 50
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £283 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1145.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Cardiff region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Cardiff region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 10 (52.63%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) MySQL
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Ruby
4 6 (31.58%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
7 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
7 3 (15.79%) Mojolicious
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (15.79%) Korn

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Zope
2 1 (5.26%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSH
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Concordion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Perl Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Perl Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) jQuery
1 3 (15.79%) Mojolicious
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Mason
3 1 (5.26%) Catalyst
3 1 (5.26%) Moose
3 1 (5.26%) Django
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Video Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Korn
6 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) Scala
8 1 (5.26%) PHP5
8 1 (5.26%) PHP4
8 1 (5.26%) Groovy
8 1 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.26%) Google