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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 18 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.85% 1.64% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 2.86% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.38%

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
41 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 75.93% 57.38% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 18
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £411 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Perl.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) DECT
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DECT
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware