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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 20 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Contract jobs citing Perl 71 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.91% 1.29% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.67% 2.71% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 3 10
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
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
300 332 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.08% 47.50% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 214 118
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 62 £375 -6.25% 6
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 64 (83.12%) Unix
2 57 (74.03%) Java
3 56 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (71.43%) Software Engineering
5 52 (67.53%) OO
6 47 (61.04%) TDD
6 47 (61.04%) jQuery
7 46 (59.74%) SQL
8 43 (55.84%) Selenium
9 41 (53.25%) Cucumber
10 40 (51.95%) MongoDB
11 38 (49.35%) RESTful
12 36 (46.75%) Scala
12 36 (46.75%) NoSQL
13 35 (45.45%) Go
14 33 (42.86%) Mojolicious
15 32 (41.56%) Kafka
15 32 (41.56%) Legal
16 31 (40.26%) Redis
17 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
18 20 (25.97%) Linux
18 20 (25.97%) OAuth2
18 20 (25.97%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (24.68%) XML
19 19 (24.68%) HTML
20 16 (20.78%) CSS
20 16 (20.78%) MySQL
21 14 (18.18%) Apache
21 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
22 13 (16.88%) Relational Database

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (25.97%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (18.18%) Apache
3 5 (6.49%) JBoss
4 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) Jetty
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
1 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.90%) SSH
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.30%) DMZ
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.95%) MongoDB
2 36 (46.75%) NoSQL
3 31 (40.26%) Redis
4 16 (20.78%) MySQL
5 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
6 9 (11.69%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.60%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.30%) Big Data
9 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.30%) HPCC
9 1 (1.30%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 43 (55.84%) Selenium
2 41 (53.25%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.79%) Concordion
4 5 (6.49%) Maven
5 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.19%) Subversion
6 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.60%) JIRA
7 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.30%) Ant
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.30%) JMeter
8 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.30%) PVCS
General
1 32 (41.56%) Legal
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (76.62%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) Perl Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.49%) Website Developer
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) MongoDB Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Perl Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) DevOps Administrator
10 2 (2.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (61.04%) jQuery
2 38 (49.35%) RESTful
3 33 (42.86%) Mojolicious
4 32 (41.56%) Kafka
5 20 (25.97%) OAuth2
6 19 (24.68%) HTML
6 19 (24.68%) XML
7 16 (20.78%) CSS
8 9 (11.69%) Ajax
9 8 (10.39%) XHTML
10 6 (7.79%) Middleware
10 6 (7.79%) Web Services
11 5 (6.49%) LAMP
12 4 (5.19%) Java EE
13 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.90%) REST
13 3 (3.90%) SAML
14 2 (2.60%) JAX-RS
15 1 (1.30%) CSS3
15 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.90%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.90%) PKI
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) BBC
4 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 64 (83.12%) Unix
2 20 (25.97%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 52 (67.53%) OO
4 47 (61.04%) TDD
5 13 (16.88%) DevOps
6 8 (10.39%) MapReduce
6 8 (10.39%) Web Development
7 7 (9.09%) Analytics
7 7 (9.09%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Video Analytics
9 4 (5.19%) BDD
10 3 (3.90%) ITIL
11 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.60%) OOP
11 2 (2.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.60%) Web Design
12 1 (1.30%) Functional Testing
12 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (74.03%) Java
2 46 (59.74%) SQL
3 36 (46.75%) Scala
4 35 (45.45%) Go
5 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.09%) ANSI SQL
7 6 (7.79%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) Python
9 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.30%) C++
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) KVM
2 1 (1.30%) vCloud
2 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Ansible
1 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
1 3 (3.90%) yum
2 1 (1.30%) Cacti
2 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.30%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
1 6 (7.79%) VMware
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.30%) Dell
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Rally
4 1 (1.30%) Sun
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