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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 58 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 76 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.76% 1.82% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 5.04% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
1071 913 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.92% 36.03% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 446 384
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 42
Average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.10 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Glasgow -8 28 £445 +4.70% 2
Edinburgh +15 22 £375 -10.71% 2
Fife - 3 £180 -
West Lothian +2 2 - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 99 (65.56%) Java
2 98 (64.90%) UNIX
3 74 (49.01%) Linux
4 64 (42.38%) SQL
5 52 (34.44%) JavaScript
6 51 (33.77%) Oracle
7 47 (31.13%) Relational Database
8 46 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (29.80%) OO
10 38 (25.17%) Banking
11 36 (23.84%) Spring
12 33 (21.85%) Python
12 33 (21.85%) DB2
13 31 (20.53%) Finance
14 30 (19.87%) Shell Script
14 30 (19.87%) PHP
15 28 (18.54%) RDBMS
15 28 (18.54%) HP
16 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
16 27 (17.88%) C++
17 26 (17.22%) PL/SQL
17 26 (17.22%) J2EE
17 26 (17.22%) XML
17 26 (17.22%) WebSphere
17 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
18 25 (16.56%) Selenium
18 25 (16.56%) JMS
19 24 (15.89%) IBM
20 22 (14.57%) Windows
20 22 (14.57%) Unit Testing

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 26 (17.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.31%) Apache
4 4 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (1.99%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.32%) GemFire
7 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) MS Office
1 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Firewall
2 4 (2.65%) SAN
3 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.99%) DNS
4 2 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.13%) Relational Database
2 33 (21.85%) DB2
3 28 (18.54%) RDBMS
4 17 (11.26%) Big Data
5 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.97%) KDB
7 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.99%) MySQL
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (16.56%) Selenium
2 19 (12.58%) CruiseControl
3 9 (5.96%) JUnit
4 7 (4.64%) PVCS
5 4 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.65%) Ant
5 4 (2.65%) JMeter
5 4 (2.65%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (1.99%) HttpUnit
7 2 (1.32%) Introscope
7 2 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.66%) Concordion
8 1 (0.66%) Calabash
8 1 (0.66%) Subversion
8 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.66%) Toad
8 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (25.17%) Banking
2 31 (20.53%) Finance
3 11 (7.28%) Front Office
4 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.99%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (51.66%) Developer
2 42 (27.81%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.60%) Database Developer
4 14 (9.27%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (7.28%) Applications Support
5 11 (7.28%) Monitoring Engineer
5 11 (7.28%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 10 (6.62%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Tester
7 9 (5.96%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Programmer
9 5 (3.31%) DB2 Developer
10 4 (2.65%) WPF Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Consultant
10 4 (2.65%) C++ Developer
10 4 (2.65%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.84%) Spring
2 26 (17.22%) J2EE
2 26 (17.22%) XML
3 25 (16.56%) JMS
4 20 (13.25%) Ajax
5 19 (12.58%) iBATIS
5 19 (12.58%) Spring MVC
5 19 (12.58%) Spring Web Flow
5 19 (12.58%) GWT
5 19 (12.58%) XSLT
5 19 (12.58%) Struts
5 19 (12.58%) CSS
5 19 (12.58%) JDBC
5 19 (12.58%) JSP
6 17 (11.26%) HTML
7 8 (5.30%) .NET
8 7 (4.64%) SOAP
8 7 (4.64%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.97%) J2SE
10 5 (3.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) CMDB
2 15 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.64%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.97%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (3.31%) Equities
7 4 (2.65%) Open Source
8 3 (1.99%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.99%) e-Health
8 3 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.99%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.32%) iSeries
9 2 (1.32%) Physics
9 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.66%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 98 (64.90%) UNIX
2 74 (49.01%) Linux
3 22 (14.57%) Windows
4 6 (3.97%) Solaris
4 6 (3.97%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.99%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) SUSE
7 2 (1.32%) HPUX
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) AIX
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.80%) OO
3 22 (14.57%) Unit Testing
4 21 (13.91%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (12.58%) Web Application Development
5 19 (12.58%) MVC
6 17 (11.26%) Security Testing
7 16 (10.60%) Data Analysis
8 11 (7.28%) Change Management
8 11 (7.28%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.96%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.30%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.30%) ITIL
10 8 (5.30%) OOD
11 7 (4.64%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.64%) Information Security
11 7 (4.64%) Performance Management
11 7 (4.64%) Product Management
12 6 (3.97%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 99 (65.56%) Java
2 64 (42.38%) SQL
3 52 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.85%) Python
5 30 (19.87%) Shell Script
5 30 (19.87%) PHP
6 27 (17.88%) C++
7 26 (17.22%) PL/SQL
8 20 (13.25%) VBScript
9 17 (11.26%) PowerShell
10 11 (7.28%) C#
11 7 (4.64%) Ruby
11 7 (4.64%) Korn
12 6 (3.97%) C
12 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.31%) VB
14 3 (1.99%) AWK
14 3 (1.99%) C-shell
15 1 (0.66%) VBA
15 1 (0.66%) sed
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (12.58%) Tivoli
2 17 (11.26%) SCOM
3 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.32%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.32%) nmon
4 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.66%) Legato
5 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.66%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.66%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Netcool
5 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 51 (33.77%) Oracle
2 28 (18.54%) HP
3 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.89%) IBM
5 20 (13.25%) Sybase
6 18 (11.92%) BMC
7 16 (10.60%) ArcSight
8 5 (3.31%) VMware
9 4 (2.65%) Perforce
9 4 (2.65%) Informatica
9 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.99%) SAP
10 3 (1.99%) Sun
10 3 (1.99%) StreamBase
11 2 (1.32%) Symantec
11 2 (1.32%) CA
12 1 (0.66%) Veritas
12 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.66%) EMC
12 1 (0.66%) Citrix
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