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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 54 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% 0.66% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 1.84% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£386 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
218 163 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.98% 35.75% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 118 73
Average daily rate £325 £295 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -14.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £79.25 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+423.96% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £12.31 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.85 £43.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 5 £386 +14.44% 2
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Perl
Wales

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Mojolicious
2 12 (80.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 11 (73.33%) OO
4 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 10 (66.67%) Scala
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Java
5 9 (60.00%) TDD
6 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) OAuth
6 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (40.00%) UNIX
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Legal
8 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) OOP
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) MySQL
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) JSON
10 2 (13.33%) Apache
10 2 (13.33%) LAMP
10 2 (13.33%) HTML
11 1 (6.67%) SSH
11 1 (6.67%) Finance
11 1 (6.67%) Python
11 1 (6.67%) Tuxedo
11 1 (6.67%) LDAP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Tuxedo
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Concordion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) Perl Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Perl Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Mojolicious
2 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 8 (53.33%) OAuth
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) LAMP
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Scala
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) PHP5
3 1 (6.67%) PHP4
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Rackspace