The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 25 47
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22  
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 59 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.07% 10.24% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 20.21% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 48 1
Median daily rate £345 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 233 292 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 41.46% 50.69% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 201 143
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.85% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in South Wales

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in South Wales

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in South Wales

Perl
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -24 4 £375 - 1
Perl
Wales

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Perl.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Thunderhead
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Use Case
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) iptables
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Jetty
3 1 (16.67%) Mongrel
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) NuGet
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CBAP
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
1 2 (33.33%) iptables
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Control-M
3 1 (16.67%) Fluentd
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (16.67%) Marathon
3 1 (16.67%) Mesos
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Thunderhead
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) VMware