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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 50 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.54% 2.20% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 7.32% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +9.23%
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
259 123 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.90% 30.00% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 90 80
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £445 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +195.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 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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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 -10 7 £450 +24.13% 2
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Perl
Wales

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (60.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) MySQL
4 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (20.00%) AIX
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Korn
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
6 4 (20.00%) Hadoop

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Zope
2 1 (5.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Concordion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Perl Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
1 3 (15.00%) Mojolicious
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Mason
3 1 (5.00%) Catalyst
3 1 (5.00%) Moose
3 1 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (10.00%) Video Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) PHP5
6 1 (5.00%) PHP4
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.00%) Google