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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 18 17 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing Perl 49 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.42% 7.43% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.40% 15.27% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 6
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
229 131 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 62.74% 48.70% 39.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 97 107
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.81 £32.50 £28.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.03% +12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.10 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £32.50 £29.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 2016, 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 80 (90.91%) Unix
2 74 (84.09%) Software Engineering
3 70 (79.55%) OO
4 69 (78.41%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (75.00%) Java
6 64 (72.73%) jQuery
7 61 (69.32%) TDD
8 57 (64.77%) Selenium
8 57 (64.77%) Cucumber
9 48 (54.55%) Legal
10 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
11 38 (43.18%) CSS
12 37 (42.05%) MongoDB
13 34 (38.64%) SQL
14 33 (37.50%) Mojolicious
15 32 (36.36%) NoSQL
15 32 (36.36%) RESTful
15 32 (36.36%) Web Development
16 30 (34.09%) Scala
17 29 (32.95%) Go
18 28 (31.82%) Kafka
19 27 (30.68%) Redis
20 18 (20.45%) OAuth2
20 18 (20.45%) Elasticsearch
21 17 (19.32%) Linux
22 15 (17.05%) HTML
23 13 (14.77%) XML
23 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
24 12 (13.64%) DevOps
24 12 (13.64%) Relational Database

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (20.45%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
1 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.14%) SSH
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.05%) MongoDB
2 32 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 27 (30.68%) Redis
4 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 11 (12.50%) MySQL
6 9 (10.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.27%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (64.77%) Cucumber
1 57 (64.77%) Selenium
2 4 (4.55%) Concordion
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 48 (54.55%) Legal
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (85.23%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) Web Developer
3 24 (27.27%) Perl Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Website Developer
5 11 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Unix Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Perl Web Developer
10 2 (2.27%) DevOps Administrator
10 2 (2.27%) Hadoop Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Administrator
10 2 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Perl Software Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (72.73%) jQuery
2 38 (43.18%) CSS
3 33 (37.50%) Mojolicious
4 32 (36.36%) RESTful
5 28 (31.82%) Kafka
6 18 (20.45%) OAuth2
7 15 (17.05%) HTML
8 13 (14.77%) XML
9 9 (10.23%) Ajax
9 9 (10.23%) XHTML
10 5 (5.68%) REST
11 4 (4.55%) Middleware
12 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.27%) JAX-RS
12 2 (2.27%) Web Services
13 1 (1.14%) Java EE
13 1 (1.14%) LAMP
13 1 (1.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 80 (90.91%) Unix
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (84.09%) Software Engineering
2 70 (79.55%) OO
3 69 (78.41%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (69.32%) TDD
5 32 (36.36%) Web Development
6 12 (13.64%) DevOps
7 8 (9.09%) MapReduce
8 7 (7.95%) Analytics
9 6 (6.82%) Video Analytics
10 5 (5.68%) Scrum
11 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
12 3 (3.41%) Content Development
12 3 (3.41%) Workflow
13 2 (2.27%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.27%) CRM
13 2 (2.27%) Project Planning
13 2 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.27%) Web Design
14 1 (1.14%) Front End Development
14 1 (1.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) Java
2 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
3 34 (38.64%) SQL
4 30 (34.09%) Scala
5 29 (32.95%) Go
6 5 (5.68%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Python
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
1 3 (3.41%) VMware
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle