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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 67 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.74% 0.51% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 1.38% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £348 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
364 218 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.22% 37.26% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 139 102
Average daily rate £339 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £35.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 21 October 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
South Wales -2 13 £375 +11.11% 3
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Mojolicious
4 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
4 9 (47.37%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) RESTful
5 7 (36.84%) Scala
5 7 (36.84%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) MySQL
5 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Ruby
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) OOP
7 5 (26.32%) JSON
7 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) DevOps
8 4 (21.05%) OAuth
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
9 3 (15.79%) Coaching
9 3 (15.79%) Apache
9 3 (15.79%) LAMP
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Tuxedo
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) MediaWiki
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) IPv6
2 1 (5.26%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) IPsec
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Concordion
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Perl Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Perl Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Mojolicious
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
5 4 (21.05%) OAuth
6 3 (15.79%) LAMP
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) OOD
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) Python
1 7 (36.84%) Scala
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) PHP5
4 1 (5.26%) PHP4
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Samba
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Postfix
1 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Rackspace