The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 49 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 17 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.27% 1.83% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 4.15% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
Perl
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
318 265 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.51% 44.02% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 141 204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.87 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -55.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.10 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Glasgow region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Glasgow region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 41 (91.11%) UNIX
2 36 (80.00%) Java
3 29 (64.44%) Linux
4 28 (62.22%) Relational Database
5 26 (57.78%) OO
6 24 (53.33%) Spring
7 22 (48.89%) DB2
7 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
7 22 (48.89%) SQL
8 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (44.44%) JMS
10 19 (42.22%) RDBMS
11 18 (40.00%) Banking
12 17 (37.78%) Finance
13 16 (35.56%) Sybase
14 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (24.44%) J2SE
15 11 (24.44%) JUnit
16 10 (22.22%) Oracle
16 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
16 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
16 10 (22.22%) Selenium
16 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
16 10 (22.22%) Database Tuning
17 9 (20.00%) GWT
17 9 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
17 9 (20.00%) Spring MVC
17 9 (20.00%) iBATIS
17 9 (20.00%) CruiseControl
17 9 (20.00%) Ajax

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Network Security
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) IPv4
4 1 (2.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) Relational Database
2 22 (48.89%) DB2
3 19 (42.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) JUnit
2 10 (22.22%) Selenium
3 9 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (40.00%) Banking
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Front Office
4 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Database Developer
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) Spring
2 20 (44.44%) JMS
3 11 (24.44%) J2SE
4 9 (20.00%) GWT
4 9 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 9 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 9 (20.00%) iBATIS
4 9 (20.00%) Ajax
4 9 (20.00%) J2EE
4 9 (20.00%) CSS
4 9 (20.00%) JDBC
4 9 (20.00%) JSP
4 9 (20.00%) Struts
4 9 (20.00%) XML
4 9 (20.00%) XSLT
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (4.44%) Middleware
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.44%) Equities
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) UNIX
2 29 (64.44%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) OO
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Database Tuning
5 9 (20.00%) MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (17.78%) OOD
7 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL
9 3 (6.67%) OWASP
10 2 (4.44%) SIEM
10 2 (4.44%) Market Making
10 2 (4.44%) Workflow
10 2 (4.44%) SOA
10 2 (4.44%) CRM
10 2 (4.44%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (4.44%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.56%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) Korn
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) C
7 3 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) C-shell
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) CISSP
2 2 (4.44%) PMP
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) GCIA
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
1 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Sybase
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) HP
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