in reply to Job With Fun meditation
My experience here is that having a name in the community really helps. There doesn't seem to be a shortage of work (quite the contrary), but if you're only short-term contracting, you can't be picky about the tools.
So far I've managed to use Mojolicious for two projects that I was paid to work on, but in both cases I was the one who started the web frontend from scratch.
http://jobs.perl.org/search?q=mojolicious has 7 hits, which of course isn't all that much.