The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 27 11 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Contract jobs citing Perl 47 84 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.72% 10.91% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.38% 22.34% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
413 376 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.24% 48.83% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 175 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
Scotland

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
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 31 July 2014, 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 64 (75.29%) Java
2 60 (70.59%) UNIX
3 47 (55.29%) SQL
4 46 (54.12%) Linux
5 45 (52.94%) OO
6 38 (44.71%) Relational Database
7 31 (36.47%) Finance
7 31 (36.47%) Spring
8 29 (34.12%) Banking
9 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
9 27 (31.76%) Sybase
9 27 (31.76%) Shell Script
9 27 (31.76%) JMS
10 26 (30.59%) DB2
11 25 (29.41%) C++
12 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (27.06%) XML
14 21 (24.71%) Oracle
14 21 (24.71%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (23.53%) RDBMS
15 20 (23.53%) Front Office
16 19 (22.35%) J2EE
17 18 (21.18%) C#
17 18 (21.18%) Python
17 18 (21.18%) KDB
17 18 (21.18%) Multithreading
18 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
18 17 (20.00%) OOD
19 16 (18.82%) WebSphere
20 15 (17.65%) iBATIS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 16 (18.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.35%) GemFire
3 1 (1.18%) Mule
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.71%) Relational Database
2 26 (30.59%) DB2
3 20 (23.53%) RDBMS
4 18 (21.18%) KDB
5 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) CruiseControl
1 15 (17.65%) Selenium
2 11 (12.94%) JUnit
3 4 (4.71%) Ant
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 29 (34.12%) Banking
3 20 (23.53%) Front Office
4 3 (3.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 69 (81.18%) Developer
2 39 (45.88%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.29%) C++ Developer
4 8 (9.41%) Database Developer
5 7 (8.24%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.24%) WPF Developer
6 4 (4.71%) DB2 Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.53%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.35%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Tester
8 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) Spring
2 27 (31.76%) JMS
3 23 (27.06%) XML
4 19 (22.35%) J2EE
5 15 (17.65%) CSS
5 15 (17.65%) JDBC
5 15 (17.65%) JSP
5 15 (17.65%) XSLT
5 15 (17.65%) Ajax
5 15 (17.65%) iBATIS
5 15 (17.65%) Spring MVC
5 15 (17.65%) Struts
5 15 (17.65%) Spring Web Flow
5 15 (17.65%) GWT
6 12 (14.12%) .NET
7 11 (12.94%) J2SE
8 10 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (10.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (9.41%) HTML
10 8 (9.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Equities
2 10 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (9.41%) Derivative
4 7 (8.24%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (5.88%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.35%) CMDB
7 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) Physics
8 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) UNIX
2 46 (54.12%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) OO
2 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (21.18%) Multithreading
5 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 17 (20.00%) OOD
6 15 (17.65%) MVC
6 15 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.24%) Database Tuning
8 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.71%) Analytics
10 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.71%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) Memory Management
11 3 (3.53%) Web Development
12 2 (2.35%) Wealth Management
12 2 (2.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (75.29%) Java
2 47 (55.29%) SQL
3 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 27 (31.76%) Shell Script
4 25 (29.41%) C++
5 18 (21.18%) C#
5 18 (21.18%) Python
6 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.24%) Korn
8 5 (5.88%) VBScript
9 4 (4.71%) C
10 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.53%) AWK
11 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.18%) sed
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.35%) SCOM
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Sybase
2 21 (24.71%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.88%) Informatica
5 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 4 (4.71%) Perforce
6 3 (3.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) BMC
7 2 (2.35%) ION Trading
7 2 (2.35%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.35%) StreamBase
8 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.18%) JBoss