The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 49 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.11% 1.43% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 4.23% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Average daily rate £350 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £395 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 142 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.34% 33.81% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 92 71
Average daily rate £400 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £37.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Perl
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 9 £388 +7.63% 6
West Wales -17 6 £350 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (72.00%) Scala
2 12 (48.00%) UNIX
3 11 (44.00%) Python
3 11 (44.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) Puppet
3 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (40.00%) PHP
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (36.00%) Mojolicious
5 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (36.00%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (32.00%) RESTful
6 8 (32.00%) OAuth
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) Nagios
8 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) Apache
8 6 (24.00%) Legal
9 5 (20.00%) Solaris
9 5 (20.00%) NFS
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (36.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (24.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) SMTP
2 4 (16.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) FishEye
1 1 (4.00%) RubyMine
General
1 6 (24.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Perl Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX Support
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Mojolicious
2 8 (32.00%) RESTful
2 8 (32.00%) OAuth
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) UNIX
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Scala
2 11 (44.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) PHP
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Puppet
1 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (28.00%) Nagios
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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