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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 18 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.80% - 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£381 - £378
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
43 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 40.19% 62.50% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 16
Average daily rate £320 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £366 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 - 3 £381 - 1
Perl
Scotland

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
5 1 (16.67%) sed
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Opsview
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) AWK
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) sed
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (16.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas