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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 41 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Perl 28 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.78% 3.95% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.36% 9.12% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
335 274 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.27% 43.29% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 137 187
Average daily rate £375 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.86% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 59 (80.82%) Java
2 56 (76.71%) UNIX
3 42 (57.53%) OO
4 41 (56.16%) Relational Database
5 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
6 37 (50.68%) SQL
7 33 (45.21%) Spring
7 33 (45.21%) Linux
8 30 (41.10%) DB2
8 30 (41.10%) Banking
9 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (36.99%) Finance
10 26 (35.62%) Shell Script
11 25 (34.25%) JMS
12 23 (31.51%) Oracle
12 23 (31.51%) XML
13 22 (30.14%) J2EE
13 22 (30.14%) RDBMS
13 22 (30.14%) Unit Testing
14 20 (27.40%) WebSphere
14 20 (27.40%) Selenium
15 19 (26.03%) Spring MVC
15 19 (26.03%) iBATIS
15 19 (26.03%) Ajax
15 19 (26.03%) MVC
15 19 (26.03%) CruiseControl
15 19 (26.03%) PL/SQL
15 19 (26.03%) XSLT
15 19 (26.03%) CSS
15 19 (26.03%) JDBC

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20 (27.40%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.74%) GemFire
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (56.16%) Relational Database
2 30 (41.10%) DB2
3 22 (30.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.85%) KDB
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Selenium
2 19 (26.03%) CruiseControl
3 6 (8.22%) JUnit
4 4 (5.48%) Ant
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (41.10%) Banking
2 27 (36.99%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) Front Office
4 3 (4.11%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (76.71%) Developer
2 34 (46.58%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Database Developer
4 5 (6.85%) DB2 Developer
5 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) WPF Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.11%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.74%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) Spring
2 25 (34.25%) JMS
3 23 (31.51%) XML
4 22 (30.14%) J2EE
5 19 (26.03%) Spring MVC
5 19 (26.03%) iBATIS
5 19 (26.03%) Ajax
5 19 (26.03%) XSLT
5 19 (26.03%) CSS
5 19 (26.03%) JDBC
5 19 (26.03%) JSP
5 19 (26.03%) Struts
5 19 (26.03%) Spring Web Flow
5 19 (26.03%) GWT
6 6 (8.22%) HTML
6 6 (8.22%) J2SE
7 4 (5.48%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.48%) Apache Flex
7 4 (5.48%) WPF
7 4 (5.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Hedge funds
3 6 (8.22%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (6.85%) Equities
5 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.11%) CMDB
6 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.37%) Physics
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 56 (76.71%) UNIX
2 33 (45.21%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) OO
2 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.14%) Unit Testing
4 19 (26.03%) MVC
4 19 (26.03%) Web Application Development
5 18 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (19.18%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.96%) OOD
7 8 (10.96%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.22%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.11%) System Testing
11 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.74%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.74%) Web Development
11 2 (2.74%) Wealth Management
11 2 (2.74%) ITIL
11 2 (2.74%) BDD
11 2 (2.74%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 59 (80.82%) Java
2 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
3 37 (50.68%) SQL
4 26 (35.62%) Shell Script
5 19 (26.03%) PL/SQL
6 10 (13.70%) C++
7 7 (9.59%) C#
8 6 (8.22%) VBScript
8 6 (8.22%) Python
9 4 (5.48%) Korn
9 4 (5.48%) C
9 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.11%) AWK
11 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.37%) C-shell
12 1 (1.37%) sed
12 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCOM
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 17 (23.29%) Sybase
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Perforce
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 4 (5.48%) Informatica
5 3 (4.11%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) BMC
6 2 (2.74%) StreamBase
7 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.37%) ION Trading