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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 23 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing Perl 32 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.17% 4.60% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 8.74% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 7
Median daily rate £400 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -9.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
240 286 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 53.81% 52.57% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 221 144
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Median hourly rate £23.50 £16.38 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.51% -37.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £15.08 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £17.50 £29.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 22 £375 +4.02% 2
Newport - 1 £400 -
Perl
Wales

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Perl.

1 79 (76.70%) Unix
2 78 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (69.90%) Java
4 70 (67.96%) Software Engineering
5 65 (63.11%) OO
6 62 (60.19%) jQuery
7 60 (58.25%) TDD
8 56 (54.37%) Selenium
8 56 (54.37%) Cucumber
9 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
10 40 (38.83%) Legal
11 39 (37.86%) CSS
11 39 (37.86%) Web Development
12 30 (29.13%) SQL
12 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
13 27 (26.21%) Kafka
13 27 (26.21%) Mojolicious
14 26 (25.24%) NoSQL
15 25 (24.27%) Linux
16 24 (23.30%) RESTful
17 23 (22.33%) DevOps
18 21 (20.39%) Scala
18 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
18 21 (20.39%) MySQL
19 20 (19.42%) Go
20 19 (18.45%) Redis
21 16 (15.53%) XML
22 15 (14.56%) HTML
23 14 (13.59%) Ansible
24 13 (12.62%) Disclosure Scotland

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.68%) Apache
2 10 (9.71%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.91%) IIS
3 3 (2.91%) Jetty
3 3 (2.91%) nginx
3 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
1 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.68%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (10.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 10 (9.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (9.71%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (9.71%) Amazon S3
2 10 (9.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (7.77%) Route 53
4 5 (4.85%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.80%) HTTP
3 5 (4.85%) DHCP
3 5 (4.85%) DNS
3 5 (4.85%) Firewall
3 5 (4.85%) SSL
4 3 (2.91%) FTP
4 3 (2.91%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.91%) IPsec
4 3 (2.91%) SSH
4 3 (2.91%) Wireless
4 3 (2.91%) Wireless Security
4 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
2 26 (25.24%) NoSQL
3 21 (20.39%) MySQL
4 19 (18.45%) Redis
5 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
6 10 (9.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (8.74%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.94%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (54.37%) Cucumber
1 56 (54.37%) Selenium
2 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.88%) Concordion
4 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.91%) IntelliJ
4 3 (2.91%) JUnit
4 3 (2.91%) Maven
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
4 3 (2.91%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (38.83%) Legal
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (71.84%) Developer
2 30 (29.13%) Perl Developer
2 30 (29.13%) Web Developer
3 15 (14.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (11.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Website Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Unix Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Perl Web Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (2.91%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.91%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (60.19%) jQuery
2 39 (37.86%) CSS
3 27 (26.21%) Kafka
3 27 (26.21%) Mojolicious
4 24 (23.30%) RESTful
5 16 (15.53%) XML
6 15 (14.56%) HTML
7 10 (9.71%) OAuth2
8 9 (8.74%) Ajax
8 9 (8.74%) XHTML
9 6 (5.83%) LAMP
10 5 (4.85%) .NET
10 5 (4.85%) REST
11 4 (3.88%) Middleware
11 4 (3.88%) Web Services
12 3 (2.91%) J2EE
12 3 (2.91%) Java EE
12 3 (2.91%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (2.91%) SAML
12 3 (2.91%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.91%) Cryptography
2 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.91%) PKI
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) CESG
3 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (76.70%) Unix
2 25 (24.27%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (67.96%) Software Engineering
3 65 (63.11%) OO
4 60 (58.25%) TDD
5 39 (37.86%) Web Development
6 23 (22.33%) DevOps
7 8 (7.77%) MapReduce
7 8 (7.77%) Migration
8 7 (6.80%) Analytics
8 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.83%) Video Analytics
10 5 (4.85%) OOP
10 5 (4.85%) Open Source
10 5 (4.85%) Scrum
11 4 (3.88%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.91%) Information Security
12 3 (2.91%) ITIL
12 3 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (2.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.90%) Java
2 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
3 30 (29.13%) SQL
4 21 (20.39%) Scala
5 20 (19.42%) Go
6 6 (5.83%) PHP
6 6 (5.83%) Python
7 5 (4.85%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (2.91%) C
8 3 (2.91%) C++
8 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.91%) Ruby
8 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) CEH
4 3 (2.91%) CISA
4 3 (2.91%) CISSP
4 3 (2.91%) CREST Certified
4 3 (2.91%) OSCP
5 2 (1.94%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Ansible
2 10 (9.71%) Fluentd
2 10 (9.71%) Terraform
3 8 (7.77%) Mesos
4 7 (6.80%) Piwik
4 7 (6.80%) Puppet
5 3 (2.91%) yum
6 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) VMware
2 5 (4.85%) Google
2 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle