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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 42 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.80% 1.35% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 3.73% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £386 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +14.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
176 134 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.12% 36.22% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 103 79
Average daily rate £330 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.39 £79.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.88% +419.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 31 (86.11%) UNIX
2 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (50.00%) MySQL
4 18 (50.00%) Linux
5 17 (47.22%) OO
5 17 (47.22%) Relational Database
6 15 (41.67%) RESTful
6 15 (41.67%) DevOps
7 14 (38.89%) Hadoop
8 13 (36.11%) Java
8 13 (36.11%) TDD
9 12 (33.33%) jQuery
9 12 (33.33%) SQL
9 12 (33.33%) Scala
9 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 12 (33.33%) Mojolicious
10 11 (30.56%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (30.56%) OAuth
11 10 (27.78%) MapReduce
12 9 (25.00%) Legal
13 6 (16.67%) Ruby
13 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (16.67%) Digital Media
14 5 (13.89%) Analytics
14 5 (13.89%) Python
15 4 (11.11%) Video on Demand
16 3 (8.33%) LAMP
17 2 (5.56%) Ajax
17 2 (5.56%) XHTML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (30.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) MySQL
2 17 (47.22%) Relational Database
3 14 (38.89%) Hadoop
4 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Perl Developer
3 9 (25.00%) AWS Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Perl Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) RESTful
2 12 (33.33%) Mojolicious
2 12 (33.33%) jQuery
3 11 (30.56%) OAuth
4 3 (8.33%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) UNIX
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) OO
4 15 (41.67%) DevOps
5 13 (36.11%) TDD
6 10 (27.78%) MapReduce
7 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Video Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Open Source
9 1 (2.78%) CRM
9 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) Scala
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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