Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 92 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 -36 +20
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.42% 0.26% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 0.67% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 26
Wales median daily rate £456 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +15.63% +11.03%
10th Percentile £392 £421 £325
90th Percentile £521 £494 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £445
% change year-on-year - +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -3.85%

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 689 447 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.54% 38.53% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 321 318
Wales median daily rate £411 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £307 £260 £210
90th Percentile £561 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £19.88 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +17.78% -3.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.10 £10.80
90th Percentile £25.52 £37.90 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +2.74%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -13 16 £450 -2.70% 3
West Wales - 3 £525 -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Perl.

1 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
1 17 (77.27%) DevOps
2 15 (68.18%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) Docker
3 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
4 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) JIRA
6 10 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (40.91%) Confluence
8 8 (36.36%) Puppet
8 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (36.36%) HTTP
8 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
8 8 (36.36%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) Ansible
9 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
10 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
10 6 (27.27%) OpenShift
10 6 (27.27%) Groovy
10 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared

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 9 (40.91%) Confluence
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) OpenShift
3 3 (13.64%) NuGet
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 2 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) OpenVPN
3 4 (18.18%) SSH
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) tcpdump
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
2 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (27.27%) Maven
4 6 (27.27%) SonarQube
5 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
6 4 (18.18%) Artifactory
6 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
7 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
8 2 (9.09%) Ant
8 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
8 2 (9.09%) ClearQuest
8 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
8 2 (9.09%) Hudson
8 2 (9.09%) Selenium
8 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
1 6 (27.27%) YAML
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) Nightwatchjs
3 2 (9.09%) OAuth
3 2 (9.09%) Stripes Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Apache FOP
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.55%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) DevOps
2 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Build Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Change Control
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Runbook
7 4 (18.18%) Server Hardening
7 4 (18.18%) Server Management
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Due Diligence
8 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Storage Management
9 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Groovy
4 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) R
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Docker
2 4 (18.18%) iptables
3 3 (13.64%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (36.36%) Puppet
3 7 (31.82%) Ansible
4 6 (27.27%) Kubernetes
5 4 (18.18%) Terraform
6 2 (9.09%) Kibana
6 2 (9.09%) logstash
6 2 (9.09%) Nagios
7 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
3 6 (27.27%) AppDynamics
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Remedy
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
7 2 (9.09%) Hortonworks
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) New Relic
7 2 (9.09%) Sonatype
7 2 (9.09%) Splunk