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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 15 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.64% 4.35% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 9.68% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 57.38% 44.93% 60.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 30
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £288 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -1 1 - -
Perl
Scotland

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) IBM XIV
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat