Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 85 97
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -51
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.42% 1.45% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 3.43% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 7
Wales median daily rate £263 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.24% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £216 £350 £396
90th Percentile £461 £469 £623
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -0.10% +11.11% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -9.09% +4.76%

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 757 612 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 45.01% 42.21% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 408 461
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £309 £268 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £560
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 17
Wales median hourly rate £22.84 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.93% +18.75% +63.27%
10th Percentile £12.40 £17.05 £18.18
90th Percentile £42.50 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -18 7 £263 -38.24% 5
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) SSH
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) iptables
2 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (42.86%) Server Hardening
2 3 (42.86%) R
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) OAuth
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) NuGet
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Serverless
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Head of DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
1 3 (42.86%) OAuth
2 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) Stripes Framework
2 2 (28.57%) XHTML
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Server Hardening
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Management
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Science
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) R
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
1 3 (42.86%) iptables
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) VMware