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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 64 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 0.51% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 1.57% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£398 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +3.84%
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 £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
282 191 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.00% 32.43% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 138 101
Average daily rate £325 £295 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £15.13 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.13% -36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 1 September 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 -10 5 £386 +14.44% 2
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (72.73%) Scala
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Mojolicious
4 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
5 11 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) OO
6 10 (45.45%) Java
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) RESTful
7 9 (40.91%) TDD
8 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 8 (36.36%) PHP
8 8 (36.36%) OAuth
8 8 (36.36%) DevOps
8 8 (36.36%) Puppet
9 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) Python
10 6 (27.27%) Nagios
10 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 6 (27.27%) UNIX
10 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (22.73%) Linux
12 4 (18.18%) MySQL
12 4 (18.18%) Legal
12 4 (18.18%) Scrum
12 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 3 (13.64%) LAMP
13 3 (13.64%) JSON
13 3 (13.64%) OOP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) MediaWiki
4 1 (4.55%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) IPv6
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Concordion
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Perl Developer
3 7 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Perl Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Mojolicious
2 11 (50.00%) jQuery
3 10 (45.45%) RESTful
4 8 (36.36%) OAuth
5 3 (13.64%) LAMP
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) OO
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 8 (36.36%) DevOps
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) OOP
9 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.55%) OOD
9 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Scala
2 10 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) PHP
4 7 (31.82%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) PHP5
6 1 (4.55%) PHP4
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Samba
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Postfix
1 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
2 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (27.27%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.55%) VMware
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Zend
1 1 (4.55%) Rackspace