The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 50 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Perl 23 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.98% 2.07% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 5.32% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 282 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 43.71% 38.84% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 195 93
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Perl
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
South Wales +11 21 £363 -6.38% 6
West Wales -1 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (71.88%) UNIX
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
4 15 (46.88%) OO
5 13 (40.63%) Java
5 13 (40.63%) RESTful
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 11 (34.38%) TDD
8 10 (31.25%) Python
8 10 (31.25%) jQuery
9 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
9 9 (28.13%) MySQL
10 8 (25.00%) Mojolicious
10 8 (25.00%) DevOps
10 8 (25.00%) Scala
10 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
11 7 (21.88%) OAuth
11 7 (21.88%) Ruby
11 7 (21.88%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (18.75%) Analytics
12 6 (18.75%) Legal
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle
13 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
13 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
14 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
14 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (12.50%) Korn

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (21.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.25%) ArcSDE
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Zope
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (18.75%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) AWS Developer
4 4 (12.50%) DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) GIS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Perl Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) RESTful
2 10 (31.25%) jQuery
3 8 (25.00%) Mojolicious
4 7 (21.88%) OAuth
5 4 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) PostGIS
7 2 (6.25%) JSON
7 2 (6.25%) Dojo
7 2 (6.25%) Java EE
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) LAMP
7 2 (6.25%) JSF
7 2 (6.25%) JSP
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) UNIX
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
3 15 (46.88%) OO
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) DevOps
6 6 (18.75%) Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
7 4 (12.50%) MapReduce
8 3 (9.38%) Video Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Data Management
9 2 (6.25%) RUP
9 2 (6.25%) DSDM
10 1 (3.13%) CRM
10 1 (3.13%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) Scala
5 7 (21.88%) Ruby
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.50%) Korn
7 4 (12.50%) PHP
7 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.25%) C
10 1 (3.13%) C#
10 1 (3.13%) C++
10 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Remedy
3 2 (6.25%) Mapinfo
3 2 (6.25%) ESRI
4 1 (3.13%) Zend