The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 67 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Perl 63 70 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 2.77% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 6.97% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £315 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
945 1005 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.44% 39.74% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 599 517
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 20
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.45 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Scotland region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Glasgow -10 33 £381 +1.66% 4
Edinburgh +1 17 £375 +20.00% 19
Aberdeen - 4 £200 -
West Lothian -6 2 £381 +8.92%
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife - 2 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 72 (63.72%) UNIX
2 69 (61.06%) SQL
3 65 (57.52%) Java
4 61 (53.98%) Linux
5 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (36.28%) Spring
7 36 (31.86%) Python
8 35 (30.97%) Relational Database
9 33 (29.20%) Banking
10 32 (28.32%) OO
11 31 (27.43%) Oracle
12 30 (26.55%) Finance
13 28 (24.78%) JMS
14 26 (23.01%) Shell Script
15 24 (21.24%) DB2
16 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
17 20 (17.70%) RDBMS
17 20 (17.70%) Selenium
17 20 (17.70%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (16.81%) Sybase
18 19 (16.81%) J2EE
18 19 (16.81%) JUnit
19 18 (15.93%) Windows
19 18 (15.93%) XML
19 18 (15.93%) C++
19 18 (15.93%) J2SE
19 18 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (15.93%) Web Application Development
20 17 (15.04%) Unit Testing
20 17 (15.04%) PL/SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (14.16%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.42%) IIS
4 5 (4.42%) JBoss
4 5 (4.42%) ColdFusion
5 4 (3.54%) Apache
6 2 (1.77%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Firewall
2 8 (7.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (4.42%) LDAP
3 5 (4.42%) DNS
4 4 (3.54%) Network Security
4 4 (3.54%) Wireless
4 4 (3.54%) HTTP
4 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.77%) SAN
5 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.88%) IPv4
6 1 (0.88%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.97%) Relational Database
2 24 (21.24%) DB2
3 20 (17.70%) RDBMS
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.54%) Informix
6 3 (2.65%) MySQL
6 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.65%) KDB
7 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Selenium
2 19 (16.81%) JUnit
3 15 (13.27%) CruiseControl
4 5 (4.42%) Maven
4 5 (4.42%) JIRA
4 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.88%) Ant
5 1 (0.88%) JMeter
5 1 (0.88%) HttpUnit
General
1 33 (29.20%) Banking
2 30 (26.55%) Finance
3 13 (11.50%) Front Office
4 7 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Developer
2 41 (36.28%) Java Developer
3 7 (6.19%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (5.31%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 6 (5.31%) Analyst
4 6 (5.31%) Tester
4 6 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
4 6 (5.31%) Applications Support
5 5 (4.42%) Administrator
5 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
5 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
5 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (4.42%) Test Engineer
5 5 (4.42%) Perl Developer
5 5 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) AWS Developer
6 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.54%) Performance Tester
7 3 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) Spring
2 28 (24.78%) JMS
3 19 (16.81%) J2EE
4 18 (15.93%) XML
4 18 (15.93%) J2SE
5 17 (15.04%) CSS
6 16 (14.16%) JSP
6 16 (14.16%) Struts
6 16 (14.16%) Ajax
7 15 (13.27%) Spring MVC
7 15 (13.27%) Spring Web Flow
7 15 (13.27%) GWT
8 13 (11.50%) XSLT
9 11 (9.73%) .NET
10 10 (8.85%) iBATIS
10 10 (8.85%) Web Services
10 10 (8.85%) JDBC
11 8 (7.08%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (6.19%) HTML
13 5 (4.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (7.08%) Derivative
3 8 (7.08%) Equities
4 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) Verilog
5 3 (2.65%) DTCC
5 3 (2.65%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.77%) ASIC
6 2 (1.77%) VHDL
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 72 (63.72%) UNIX
2 61 (53.98%) Linux
3 18 (15.93%) Windows
4 14 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.42%) Solaris
6 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.32%) OO
3 20 (17.70%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (15.93%) Web Application Development
5 17 (15.04%) Unit Testing
6 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
6 15 (13.27%) Database Tuning
6 15 (13.27%) MVC
7 11 (9.73%) OOD
8 9 (7.96%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.08%) SIEM
9 8 (7.08%) Information Security
10 7 (6.19%) TDD
11 5 (4.42%) ITIL
11 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.42%) Scrum
11 5 (4.42%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.54%) Performance Testing
12 4 (3.54%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.06%) SQL
2 65 (57.52%) Java
3 36 (31.86%) Python
4 26 (23.01%) Shell Script
5 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.93%) C++
7 17 (15.04%) PL/SQL
8 13 (11.50%) C#
9 11 (9.73%) C
10 10 (8.85%) Bash Shell
11 9 (7.96%) Ruby
12 5 (4.42%) VB
12 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.54%) Korn
13 4 (3.54%) PHP
13 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.65%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.77%) Tcl
15 2 (1.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.42%) CISSP
2 5 (4.42%) PMP
2 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.42%) GCIA
3 4 (3.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Firmware
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) vSphere
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) Netcool
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.88%) logstash
4 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Oracle
2 19 (16.81%) Sybase
3 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.08%) ArcSight
5 7 (6.19%) HP
6 5 (4.42%) VMware
7 3 (2.65%) NetApp
7 3 (2.65%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.77%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
9 1 (0.88%) Misys
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco
9 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.88%) BMC
9 1 (0.88%) EMC
9 1 (0.88%) Brocade
9 1 (0.88%) Alterian
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