Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 November 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.

Perl
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 101 90
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 15 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.26% 0.21% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 0.50% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 21
Wales median daily rate £438 £675 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +80.00% -
10th Percentile £355 £570 £300
90th Percentile £475 £740 £438
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +10.34%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 462 600 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.69% 42.43% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 402 598
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £220
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% -1.68%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £56.16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +22.63%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Wales

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Wales

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Wales

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Wales

Perl
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +22 14 £438 -35.19% 2
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Perl.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Unix
3 11 (73.33%) Java
4 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (66.67%) Mac OS X
4 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 10 (66.67%) Go
4 10 (66.67%) Microservices
5 9 (60.00%) Spring Boot
5 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (60.00%) Spring
5 9 (60.00%) HTTP
6 8 (53.33%) Kafka
6 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) iptables
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) CentOS
8 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (20.00%) LAMP
8 3 (20.00%) Ruby
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) NFS
8 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Support
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Spring
1 9 (60.00%) Spring Boot
2 8 (53.33%) Kafka
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) LAMP
4 3 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) Dropwizard
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) JAX-RS
6 1 (6.67%) Apache FOP
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Unix
3 10 (66.67%) Mac OS X
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 10 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Go
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) iptables
2 3 (20.00%) NFS
2 3 (20.00%) Postfix
2 3 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle