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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 33 17 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Contract jobs citing Perl 40 50 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.66% 7.62% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.46% 17.99% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 5
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£425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
423 278 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.30% 42.38% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 139 164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 62 (73.81%) Java
2 59 (70.24%) UNIX
3 46 (54.76%) SQL
4 43 (51.19%) OO
5 41 (48.81%) Linux
6 36 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 32 (38.10%) Banking
8 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
8 29 (34.52%) Shell Script
9 28 (33.33%) Spring
10 27 (32.14%) Finance
11 25 (29.76%) C++
11 25 (29.76%) XML
12 24 (28.57%) JMS
12 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (27.38%) Oracle
13 23 (27.38%) Sybase
14 22 (26.19%) DB2
15 21 (25.00%) J2EE
16 19 (22.62%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
17 18 (21.43%) KDB
17 18 (21.43%) C#
17 18 (21.43%) Python
17 18 (21.43%) WebSphere
18 17 (20.24%) Ajax
18 17 (20.24%) iBATIS
18 17 (20.24%) CruiseControl
18 17 (20.24%) MVC
18 17 (20.24%) PL/SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.38%) GemFire
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 22 (26.19%) DB2
3 18 (21.43%) KDB
4 16 (19.05%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) CruiseControl
1 17 (20.24%) Selenium
2 6 (7.14%) JUnit
3 4 (4.76%) Ant
3 4 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (38.10%) Banking
2 27 (32.14%) Finance
3 16 (19.05%) Front Office
4 3 (3.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (78.57%) Developer
2 36 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.48%) C++ Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Database Developer
5 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.33%) WPF Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) DB2 Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Tester
9 2 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) Spring
2 25 (29.76%) XML
3 24 (28.57%) JMS
4 21 (25.00%) J2EE
5 17 (20.24%) CSS
5 17 (20.24%) JDBC
5 17 (20.24%) JSP
5 17 (20.24%) XSLT
5 17 (20.24%) Ajax
5 17 (20.24%) iBATIS
5 17 (20.24%) Spring MVC
5 17 (20.24%) Struts
5 17 (20.24%) Spring Web Flow
5 17 (20.24%) GWT
6 12 (14.29%) .NET
7 10 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (9.52%) HTML
9 8 (9.52%) SOAP
10 7 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Equities
2 10 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (9.52%) Derivative
4 5 (5.95%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (5.95%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.57%) CMDB
7 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.19%) Physics
8 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (70.24%) UNIX
2 41 (48.81%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) OO
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
3 19 (22.62%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (20.24%) Multithreading
4 17 (20.24%) Web Application Development
4 17 (20.24%) MVC
5 13 (15.48%) OOD
6 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.95%) Database Tuning
7 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.76%) Analytics
8 4 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Memory Management
9 3 (3.57%) System Testing
9 3 (3.57%) Web Development
10 2 (2.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (73.81%) Java
2 46 (54.76%) SQL
3 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 29 (34.52%) Shell Script
4 25 (29.76%) C++
5 18 (21.43%) C#
5 18 (21.43%) Python
6 17 (20.24%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.33%) Korn
8 6 (7.14%) VBScript
9 4 (4.76%) C
9 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.57%) AWK
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) sed
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle
1 23 (27.38%) Sybase
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Informatica
3 5 (5.95%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) Perforce
5 3 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) BMC
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) StreamBase
6 2 (2.38%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) TIBCO