The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 40 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.21% 1.68% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.05% 4.81% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 4
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£363 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
- +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +77.77%
Perl
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 208 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.30% 34.96% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 134 74
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Perl
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +27 20 £363 +3.64% 4
Perl
Wales

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 23 (79.31%) UNIX
2 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
3 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) OO
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) RESTful
6 11 (37.93%) Java
7 10 (34.48%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) MySQL
8 9 (31.03%) jQuery
8 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (27.59%) Mojolicious
9 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
9 8 (27.59%) Scala
9 8 (27.59%) DevOps
9 8 (27.59%) Python
10 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
10 7 (24.14%) OAuth
10 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (20.69%) Analytics
11 6 (20.69%) Ruby
11 6 (20.69%) Legal
12 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle
13 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
13 4 (13.79%) AIX
13 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.45%) Zope
3 1 (3.45%) ArcSDE
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Perl Developer
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) AWS Developer
4 4 (13.79%) DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.45%) GIS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Perl Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) RESTful
2 9 (31.03%) jQuery
3 8 (27.59%) Mojolicious
4 7 (24.14%) OAuth
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) LAMP
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) Java EE
7 1 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) Dojo
7 1 (3.45%) Django
7 1 (3.45%) JSF
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.45%) JSP
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) XSLT
7 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) UNIX
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) OO
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
5 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) Database Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) MapReduce
8 3 (10.34%) Video Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Data Management
10 1 (3.45%) RUP
10 1 (3.45%) DSDM
10 1 (3.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.45%) SOA
10 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Scala
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
5 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (13.79%) Korn
6 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 2 (6.90%) C
9 1 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) Groovy
9 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) ESRI
3 1 (3.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo