Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 81 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -50 +41
Contract jobs citing Perl 29 14 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.95% 1.06% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 2.86% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 66
Wales median daily rate £475 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +23.33% +4.09%
10th Percentile £388 £328 £325
90th Percentile £568 £538 £463
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year - +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

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 635 490 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.76% 37.21% 49.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 359 392
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +6.43%
10th Percentile £298 £213 £210
90th Percentile £560 £525 £483
UK median daily rate £463 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 26
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £37.14 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.19% +100.05% +6.07%
10th Percentile £17.92 £14.24 £11.18
90th Percentile £20.56 £77.50 £58.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +9.33% +7.14%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -7 17 £445 +23.68% 3
West Wales +19 9 £533 +1.43% 1
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 24 (82.76%) Jenkins
2 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
2 20 (68.97%) Configuration Management
3 19 (65.52%) Linux
4 18 (62.07%) DevOps
5 17 (58.62%) JIRA
6 16 (55.17%) Python
7 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
7 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
8 14 (48.28%) Docker
9 13 (44.83%) Atlassian
9 13 (44.83%) Maven
10 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
11 10 (34.48%) Unix
11 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
12 9 (31.03%) Confluence
12 9 (31.03%) Artifactory
12 9 (31.03%) Sonatype
12 9 (31.03%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
12 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
12 9 (31.03%) IBM
12 9 (31.03%) ClearCase
12 9 (31.03%) ClearQuest
12 9 (31.03%) Migration
13 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
13 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (27.59%) Puppet

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 (31.03%) Confluence
2 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
3 6 (20.69%) Apache
3 6 (20.69%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) OpenShift
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) OpenVPN
3 4 (13.79%) SSH
3 4 (13.79%) tcpdump
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) DSL
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (82.76%) Jenkins
2 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
3 17 (58.62%) JIRA
4 13 (44.83%) Maven
5 9 (31.03%) Artifactory
5 9 (31.03%) ClearCase
5 9 (31.03%) ClearQuest
5 9 (31.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (20.69%) SonarQube
7 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
8 4 (13.79%) Ant
8 4 (13.79%) Hudson
8 4 (13.79%) Subversion
8 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
9 3 (10.34%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) ClearCase Developer
5 1 (3.45%) ClearCase Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) YAML
2 5 (17.24%) Middleware
3 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (10.34%) LDAP
5 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 2 (6.90%) VCL
6 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Configuration Management
2 18 (62.07%) DevOps
3 9 (31.03%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Build Automation
8 4 (13.79%) Change Control
8 4 (13.79%) Runbook
8 4 (13.79%) Server Hardening
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) Due Diligence
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
10 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
10 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
11 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
2 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
3 6 (20.69%) Groovy
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Docker
2 5 (17.24%) NFS
3 4 (13.79%) iptables
4 2 (6.90%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) Ansible
3 5 (17.24%) Terraform
4 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.90%) Kibana
5 2 (6.90%) logstash
5 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Atlassian
2 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
3 9 (31.03%) IBM
3 9 (31.03%) Sonatype
4 6 (20.69%) AppDynamics
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) New Relic
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.90%) Splunk
8 1 (3.45%) SAP