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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 15 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Perl 24 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.76% 2.52% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.78% 6.41% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 1
Average daily rate
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£361 £363 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +81.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
143 156 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.19% 39.29% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 111 29
Average daily rate £350 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £500 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £27.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.45% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £17.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 (81.48%) UNIX
1 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) OO
4 14 (51.85%) RESTful
5 13 (48.15%) TDD
5 13 (48.15%) Java
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
6 11 (40.74%) Scala
6 11 (40.74%) jQuery
6 11 (40.74%) Mojolicious
7 10 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (37.04%) OAuth
7 10 (37.04%) Linux
8 9 (33.33%) MySQL
8 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 9 (33.33%) DevOps
9 8 (29.63%) Legal
10 7 (25.93%) Ruby
10 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
11 6 (22.22%) Analytics
11 6 (22.22%) Python
12 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
13 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
13 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
13 3 (11.11%) XML
13 3 (11.11%) LAMP
14 2 (7.41%) Ajax
14 2 (7.41%) Apache

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
2 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 8 (29.63%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Perl Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) RESTful
2 11 (40.74%) jQuery
2 11 (40.74%) Mojolicious
3 10 (37.04%) OAuth
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) XHTML
6 1 (3.70%) Catalyst
6 1 (3.70%) Mason
6 1 (3.70%) CPAN
6 1 (3.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) UNIX
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) OO
4 13 (48.15%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
8 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.70%) CRM
10 1 (3.70%) SOA
10 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Scala
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.70%) Zend