The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 13 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.62% 3.85% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.68% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.69% 60.26% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 10
Average daily rate £300 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West Lothian

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Perl
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) ODBC
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) ODBC
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle