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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 47 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.63% 2.84% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.95% 6.34% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
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 £37.50 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +38.59%
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
302 284 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.84% 44.79% 52.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 155 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 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 27 February 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 39 (90.70%) UNIX
2 35 (81.40%) Java
3 31 (72.09%) Linux
4 25 (58.14%) DB2
4 25 (58.14%) Relational Database
5 24 (55.81%) Spring
5 24 (55.81%) OO
6 22 (51.16%) SQL
7 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (44.19%) RDBMS
7 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (41.86%) JMS
9 17 (39.53%) Sybase
9 17 (39.53%) Finance
9 17 (39.53%) Banking
10 15 (34.88%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (27.91%) J2SE
11 12 (27.91%) JUnit
12 11 (25.58%) Database Tuning
13 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
13 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
14 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
14 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
14 7 (16.28%) Selenium
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle
14 7 (16.28%) Python
14 7 (16.28%) OOD
14 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
15 6 (13.95%) MVC

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) Network Security
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) IPv4
4 1 (2.33%) IPv6
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) DB2
1 25 (58.14%) Relational Database
2 19 (44.19%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) JUnit
2 7 (16.28%) Selenium
3 6 (13.95%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
1 17 (39.53%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Database Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planner
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) Spring
2 18 (41.86%) JMS
3 12 (27.91%) J2SE
4 6 (13.95%) XML
4 6 (13.95%) XSLT
4 6 (13.95%) J2EE
4 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 6 (13.95%) JDBC
4 6 (13.95%) JSP
4 6 (13.95%) Struts
4 6 (13.95%) Ajax
4 6 (13.95%) iBATIS
4 6 (13.95%) Spring MVC
4 6 (13.95%) Spring Web Flow
4 6 (13.95%) GWT
5 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.98%) Middleware
6 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.65%) Equities
3 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) UNIX
2 31 (72.09%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) OO
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (25.58%) Database Tuning
5 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.28%) OOD
6 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
7 6 (13.95%) MVC
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Wealth Management
9 3 (6.98%) OWASP
9 3 (6.98%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (4.65%) SIEM
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Market Making
10 2 (4.65%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) C
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.65%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) C-shell
9 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) CISSP
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.65%) GCIA
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Samba
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Sybase
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.65%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) IBM