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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 53 47 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Contract jobs citing Perl 84 72 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.02% 2.91% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.51% 8.78% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
1118 820 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.22% 33.18% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 397 389
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -9 44 £425 - 4
Edinburgh +1 11 £393 -6.54% 6
Fife - 4 £180 - 1
Stirling - 1 £225 -
Dundee - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 98 (64.47%) Java
2 97 (63.82%) UNIX
3 73 (48.03%) Linux
4 70 (46.05%) SQL
5 55 (36.18%) OO
6 50 (32.89%) JavaScript
7 49 (32.24%) Relational Database
8 47 (30.92%) Oracle
9 44 (28.95%) Banking
10 39 (25.66%) Finance
10 39 (25.66%) Shell Script
11 37 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (24.34%) Spring
12 33 (21.71%) DB2
12 33 (21.71%) Python
13 29 (19.08%) HP
14 27 (17.76%) RDBMS
14 27 (17.76%) JMS
14 27 (17.76%) XML
14 27 (17.76%) J2EE
15 26 (17.11%) Security Cleared
16 25 (16.45%) WebSphere
16 25 (16.45%) Sybase
16 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
17 24 (15.79%) IBM
17 24 (15.79%) PL/SQL
17 24 (15.79%) C++
18 23 (15.13%) Selenium
18 23 (15.13%) Performance Tuning
19 22 (14.47%) Unit Testing

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (16.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (1.97%) Apache
4 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.32%) GemFire
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.66%) CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Mule
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Office
1 10 (6.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) SAN
1 5 (3.29%) Firewall
2 4 (2.63%) DNS
2 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) WAN
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) LDAP
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Network Security
3 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.24%) Relational Database
2 33 (21.71%) DB2
3 27 (17.76%) RDBMS
4 13 (8.55%) KDB
5 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.61%) Big Data
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.66%) MySQL
9 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (15.13%) Selenium
2 19 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 8 (5.26%) JUnit
4 5 (3.29%) PVCS
5 4 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.63%) Ant
6 2 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.32%) Introscope
7 1 (0.66%) Toad
7 1 (0.66%) JMeter
7 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.66%) HttpUnit
7 1 (0.66%) Subversion
7 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 44 (28.95%) Banking
2 39 (25.66%) Finance
3 17 (11.18%) Front Office
4 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.97%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (52.63%) Developer
2 45 (29.61%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.87%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (9.87%) Database Developer
4 11 (7.24%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Monitoring Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Applications Support
5 9 (5.92%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) Applications Support Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Tester
8 6 (3.95%) WPF Developer
8 6 (3.95%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) DB2 Developer
10 4 (2.63%) Configuration Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.34%) Spring
2 27 (17.76%) JMS
2 27 (17.76%) XML
2 27 (17.76%) J2EE
3 20 (13.16%) Ajax
4 19 (12.50%) HTML
4 19 (12.50%) Struts
4 19 (12.50%) CSS
4 19 (12.50%) JDBC
4 19 (12.50%) JSP
4 19 (12.50%) XSLT
4 19 (12.50%) GWT
4 19 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 19 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
4 19 (12.50%) iBATIS
5 11 (7.24%) .NET
6 8 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (4.61%) J2SE
7 7 (4.61%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) CMDB
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.24%) Equities
4 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.61%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.95%) Derivative
6 6 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.97%) e-Health
8 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.32%) Physics
9 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.66%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.66%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 97 (63.82%) UNIX
2 73 (48.03%) Linux
3 18 (11.84%) Windows
4 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.63%) Solaris
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) SUSE
6 2 (1.32%) HPUX
7 1 (0.66%) AIX
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.18%) OO
2 37 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.13%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (14.47%) Unit Testing
5 19 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 19 (12.50%) MVC
6 16 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 14 (9.21%) OOD
8 12 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 11 (7.24%) Change Management
10 8 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.61%) Security Testing
11 7 (4.61%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.95%) Database Tuning
12 6 (3.95%) ITIL
13 5 (3.29%) Web Development
13 5 (3.29%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.29%) Manual Testing
13 5 (3.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (64.47%) Java
2 70 (46.05%) SQL
3 50 (32.89%) JavaScript
4 39 (25.66%) Shell Script
5 33 (21.71%) Python
6 24 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 24 (15.79%) C++
7 20 (13.16%) VBScript
7 20 (13.16%) PowerShell
8 17 (11.18%) C#
8 17 (11.18%) PHP
9 7 (4.61%) Korn
10 5 (3.29%) C
10 5 (3.29%) VB
11 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.63%) Ruby
12 3 (1.97%) AWK
12 3 (1.97%) C-shell
13 1 (0.66%) VBA
13 1 (0.66%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.89%) 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
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.32%) vSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Samba
4 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 17 (11.18%) SCOM
3 3 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.32%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.32%) nmon
4 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.66%) Netcool
5 1 (0.66%) Legato
5 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.66%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (30.92%) Oracle
2 29 (19.08%) HP
3 25 (16.45%) Sybase
3 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.79%) IBM
5 16 (10.53%) BMC
5 16 (10.53%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.29%) Informatica
6 5 (3.29%) VMware
7 4 (2.63%) StreamBase
7 4 (2.63%) Symantec
7 4 (2.63%) Perforce
8 3 (1.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.97%) Sun
9 2 (1.32%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.32%) CA
9 2 (1.32%) Veritas
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
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