The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 58 25 85
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +60
Contract jobs citing Perl 67 132 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.56% 5.28% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.44% 14.15% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 5
Average daily rate
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£371 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £326 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.55
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.45%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1041 933 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.75% 37.31% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 434 305
Average daily rate £352 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 23
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £13.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £42.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -18 40 £375 -6.25% 6
Edinburgh -19 8 £350 -11.39% 1
Stirling -1 1 £225 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £325 -
Dundee - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Perl
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Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 76 (55.47%) UNIX
2 75 (54.74%) Java
3 73 (53.28%) Linux
4 65 (47.45%) SQL
5 48 (35.04%) OO
6 36 (26.28%) Relational Database
7 35 (25.55%) Oracle
8 33 (24.09%) Python
9 31 (22.63%) JavaScript
9 31 (22.63%) Shell Script
9 31 (22.63%) Banking
10 30 (21.90%) HP
10 30 (21.90%) Finance
11 27 (19.71%) C++
11 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (18.98%) Spring
13 25 (18.25%) Sybase
14 22 (16.06%) DB2
14 22 (16.06%) XML
14 22 (16.06%) JMS
14 22 (16.06%) KDB
15 21 (15.33%) C#
15 21 (15.33%) RDBMS
16 19 (13.87%) Front Office
16 19 (13.87%) HTML
16 19 (13.87%) Multithreading
17 18 (13.14%) J2EE
18 17 (12.41%) Windows
18 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
18 17 (12.41%) Equities

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (11.68%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.46%) IIS
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.46%) GemFire
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.73%) Mule
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) SAN
2 4 (2.92%) Firewall
2 4 (2.92%) HTTP
3 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) DNS
4 2 (1.46%) SNMP
4 2 (1.46%) NAS
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.28%) Relational Database
2 22 (16.06%) KDB
2 22 (16.06%) DB2
3 21 (15.33%) RDBMS
4 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.84%) Informix
6 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.46%) MySQL
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) CruiseControl
1 12 (8.76%) Selenium
2 9 (6.57%) JUnit
3 3 (2.19%) Ant
3 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (2.19%) JIRA
4 2 (1.46%) Introscope
4 2 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.73%) ProC
5 1 (0.73%) PVCS
5 1 (0.73%) Toad
5 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 31 (22.63%) Banking
2 30 (21.90%) Finance
3 19 (13.87%) Front Office
4 4 (2.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.73%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (54.01%) Developer
2 36 (26.28%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.22%) C++ Developer
4 11 (8.03%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Applications Support
6 8 (5.84%) Monitoring Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Database Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Perl Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) WPF Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Administrator
9 5 (3.65%) Tester
9 5 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.98%) Spring
2 22 (16.06%) XML
2 22 (16.06%) JMS
3 19 (13.87%) HTML
4 18 (13.14%) J2EE
5 14 (10.22%) CSS
6 13 (9.49%) .NET
6 13 (9.49%) Ajax
7 12 (8.76%) iBATIS
7 12 (8.76%) Spring MVC
7 12 (8.76%) Spring Web Flow
7 12 (8.76%) GWT
7 12 (8.76%) JDBC
7 12 (8.76%) JSP
7 12 (8.76%) XSLT
7 12 (8.76%) Struts
8 11 (8.03%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (7.30%) JSON
10 9 (6.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 9 (6.57%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Equities
2 11 (8.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (6.57%) Derivative
4 8 (5.84%) CMDB
5 4 (2.92%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.19%) e-Health
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Open Source
7 2 (1.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) Physics
8 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 76 (55.47%) UNIX
2 73 (53.28%) Linux
3 17 (12.41%) Windows
4 12 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.11%) Solaris
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.92%) SUSE
7 3 (2.19%) AIX
8 2 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.04%) OO
2 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.87%) Multithreading
4 17 (12.41%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.22%) OOD
7 12 (8.76%) MVC
7 12 (8.76%) Web Application Development
7 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.03%) Change Management
9 8 (5.84%) ITIL
10 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.11%) Software Architecture
11 6 (4.38%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.65%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.65%) Web Development
12 5 (3.65%) Use Case
12 5 (3.65%) Project Management
12 5 (3.65%) Memory Management
12 5 (3.65%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (54.74%) Java
2 65 (47.45%) SQL
3 33 (24.09%) Python
4 31 (22.63%) Shell Script
4 31 (22.63%) JavaScript
5 27 (19.71%) C++
6 21 (15.33%) C#
7 15 (10.95%) PowerShell
8 14 (10.22%) VBScript
9 13 (9.49%) PL/SQL
9 13 (9.49%) Korn
10 7 (5.11%) C
10 7 (5.11%) PHP
11 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.92%) C-shell
12 4 (2.92%) AWK
13 3 (2.19%) VB
14 2 (1.46%) VBA
14 2 (1.46%) sed
15 1 (0.73%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) Degree
4 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.73%) ISEB
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) SLA
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.73%) RHEV
5 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.73%) Xen
5 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) Tivoli
2 12 (8.76%) SCOM
3 8 (5.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.92%) Legato
4 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (2.92%) nmon
5 2 (1.46%) Opsview
5 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.46%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.46%) Cacti
5 2 (1.46%) Nagios
5 2 (1.46%) OpenView
6 1 (0.73%) Netcool
6 1 (0.73%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.73%) Munin
6 1 (0.73%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) Oracle
2 30 (21.90%) HP
3 25 (18.25%) Sybase
4 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
5 16 (11.68%) IBM
6 9 (6.57%) BMC
6 9 (6.57%) ArcSight
7 8 (5.84%) VMware
7 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.65%) Veritas
9 4 (2.92%) Informatica
9 4 (2.92%) Sun
9 4 (2.92%) EMC
9 4 (2.92%) Northgate
9 4 (2.92%) StreamBase
10 3 (2.19%) Perforce
11 2 (1.46%) ION Trading
11 2 (1.46%) SAP
11 2 (1.46%) CA
11 2 (1.46%) Symantec
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