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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 64 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing Perl 52 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.94% 1.19% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 3.30% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £270 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £381
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%
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
1041 817 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.87% 36.12% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 415 431
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £13.35 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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
Edinburgh 0 20 £390 +41.81% 4
Glasgow +7 17 £350 -22.22% 3
West Lothian +7 3 £375 -11.81% 1
Stirling - 2 - -
East Lothian - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 94 (74.60%) UNIX
2 83 (65.87%) Java
3 69 (54.76%) Linux
4 54 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (42.06%) SQL
6 49 (38.89%) Oracle
7 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 41 (32.54%) Relational Database
9 40 (31.75%) Spring
10 38 (30.16%) Python
11 36 (28.57%) OO
12 32 (25.40%) Banking
13 31 (24.60%) JMS
14 29 (23.02%) Selenium
15 26 (20.63%) PHP
15 26 (20.63%) PL/SQL
15 26 (20.63%) Shell Script
16 25 (19.84%) DB2
16 25 (19.84%) WebSphere
17 24 (19.05%) Windows
18 22 (17.46%) RDBMS
18 22 (17.46%) J2EE
19 21 (16.67%) Security Cleared
20 20 (15.87%) Security Testing
20 20 (15.87%) Unit Testing
20 20 (15.87%) Degree
20 20 (15.87%) C++
21 19 (15.08%) Sybase
21 19 (15.08%) CSS
21 19 (15.08%) JSP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (19.84%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.56%) Apache
4 6 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.38%) CMS
6 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Office
2 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Firewall
2 8 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (5.56%) HTTP
4 6 (4.76%) Network Security
5 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.17%) LDAP
6 3 (2.38%) SAN
7 2 (1.59%) DNS
8 1 (0.79%) WAN
8 1 (0.79%) IPv4
8 1 (0.79%) IPv6
8 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.54%) Relational Database
2 25 (19.84%) DB2
3 22 (17.46%) RDBMS
4 18 (14.29%) Big Data
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.38%) MySQL
7 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (23.02%) Selenium
2 19 (15.08%) CruiseControl
3 14 (11.11%) JUnit
4 7 (5.56%) PVCS
5 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.17%) JMeter
7 3 (2.38%) HttpUnit
7 3 (2.38%) JIRA
7 3 (2.38%) Maven
8 2 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.79%) Calabash
9 1 (0.79%) Concordion
9 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 32 (25.40%) Banking
2 19 (15.08%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Front Office
4 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (48.41%) Developer
2 38 (30.16%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.52%) Tester
4 11 (8.73%) Software Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 6 (4.76%) Performance Tester
6 6 (4.76%) Administrator
6 6 (4.76%) Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) Programmer
7 5 (3.97%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (3.97%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.17%) Consultant
8 4 (3.17%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.75%) Spring
2 31 (24.60%) JMS
3 22 (17.46%) J2EE
4 19 (15.08%) CSS
4 19 (15.08%) JSP
4 19 (15.08%) Struts
4 19 (15.08%) XML
4 19 (15.08%) XSLT
4 19 (15.08%) Spring MVC
4 19 (15.08%) Spring Web Flow
4 19 (15.08%) Ajax
4 19 (15.08%) GWT
5 17 (13.49%) iBATIS
5 17 (13.49%) JDBC
6 12 (9.52%) HTML
7 11 (8.73%) J2SE
8 9 (7.14%) .NET
9 8 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (6.35%) Web Services
10 7 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.35%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (6.35%) CMDB
4 4 (3.17%) Open Source
5 3 (2.38%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (2.38%) iSeries
5 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.38%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.59%) Equities
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 94 (74.60%) UNIX
2 69 (54.76%) Linux
3 24 (19.05%) Windows
4 9 (7.14%) Solaris
5 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.38%) Android
6 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.59%) AIX
7 2 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.57%) OO
3 20 (15.87%) Security Testing
3 20 (15.87%) Unit Testing
4 19 (15.08%) MVC
4 19 (15.08%) Web Application Development
5 18 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (12.70%) Information Security
7 15 (11.90%) Test Automation
8 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.94%) Database Tuning
10 9 (7.14%) SIEM
10 9 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.35%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.35%) Product Management
11 8 (6.35%) Performance Testing
11 8 (6.35%) OOD
12 7 (5.56%) ITIL
13 5 (3.97%) CRM
13 5 (3.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.87%) Java
2 53 (42.06%) SQL
3 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 38 (30.16%) Python
5 26 (20.63%) PHP
5 26 (20.63%) PL/SQL
5 26 (20.63%) Shell Script
6 20 (15.87%) C++
7 13 (10.32%) Ruby
8 10 (7.94%) C
9 8 (6.35%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.56%) VBScript
11 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.17%) Korn
13 2 (1.59%) VB
13 2 (1.59%) C#
14 1 (0.79%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.87%) Degree
3 18 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) CISSP
4 5 (3.97%) PMP
4 5 (3.97%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.97%) GCIA
5 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Samba
2 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.97%) SCOM
3 2 (1.59%) Puppet
3 2 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.79%) SELinux
4 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Legato
4 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.79%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 49 (38.89%) Oracle
2 19 (15.08%) Sybase
3 16 (12.70%) HP
4 13 (10.32%) ArcSight
5 11 (8.73%) IBM
6 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.35%) BMC
8 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.38%) Sun
9 3 (2.38%) NetApp
10 2 (1.59%) VMware
10 2 (1.59%) Veritas
10 2 (1.59%) Symantec
10 2 (1.59%) EMC
11 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
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