Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 77 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 -50 +42
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 15 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.39% 1.13% 8.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 2.60% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 87
Wales median daily rate £469 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £339 £329 £319
90th Percentile £568 £538 £400
UK median daily rate £495 £473 £443
% change year-on-year +4.65% +6.71% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% +12.10% +4.67%

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 631 576 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.62% 43.24% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 428 452
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £208 £213
90th Percentile £554 £544 £455
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 29
Wales median hourly rate £50.67 £38.89 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.31% +65.47% +17.50%
10th Percentile £17.94 £16.13 £11.22
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £45.60
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.19% +10.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -11 15 £438 +26.81% 4
West Wales +12 6 £540 +5.37%
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (80.95%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Unix
2 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
4 12 (57.14%) Python
4 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
5 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
6 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
6 10 (47.62%) NFS
6 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (42.86%) Maven
7 9 (42.86%) CentOS
8 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
8 8 (38.10%) iptables
8 8 (38.10%) Ruby
8 8 (38.10%) VLAN
8 8 (38.10%) Migration
8 8 (38.10%) LAMP
8 8 (38.10%) Postfix
8 8 (38.10%) JIRA
8 8 (38.10%) SAN
8 8 (38.10%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 7 (33.33%) ClearQuest
9 7 (33.33%) ClearCase
9 7 (33.33%) IBM
9 7 (33.33%) Sonatype

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 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) NuGet
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) SSH
4 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (42.86%) Maven
4 8 (38.10%) JIRA
5 7 (33.33%) Artifactory
5 7 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 7 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 7 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 2 (9.52%) Ant
7 2 (9.52%) Hudson
7 2 (9.52%) Subversion
7 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Unix Support
3 4 (19.05%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) ClearCase Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ClearCase Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.76%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Unix
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (42.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.76%) Dependency Management
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) High Availability
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.76%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
3 8 (38.10%) Ruby
4 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) C-shell
8 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) NFS
2 8 (38.10%) iptables
2 8 (38.10%) Postfix
3 6 (28.57%) Sendmail
4 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
3 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) Sonatype
4 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) SAP