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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 67 33 79
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +46
Contract jobs citing Perl 62 97 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.22% 3.89% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.55% 12.00% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 13
Average daily rate
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£366 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
1117 808 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.08% 32.38% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 392 354
Average daily rate £352 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £228
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 15 21 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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 22 August 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 -20 40 £425 - 7
Edinburgh -24 3 £325 -23.52% 4
Aberdeen - 3 £313 -
Fife - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £225 -
Dundee - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 2
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 78 (59.09%) UNIX
2 77 (58.33%) Java
3 67 (50.76%) SQL
4 66 (50.00%) Linux
5 50 (37.88%) OO
6 40 (30.30%) Relational Database
7 38 (28.79%) Banking
8 37 (28.03%) Oracle
9 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 36 (27.27%) Shell Script
10 31 (23.48%) Finance
11 29 (21.97%) C++
11 29 (21.97%) XML
11 29 (21.97%) Python
12 28 (21.21%) Spring
13 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (18.18%) J2EE
14 24 (18.18%) HP
15 23 (17.42%) C#
15 23 (17.42%) Sybase
15 23 (17.42%) JMS
15 23 (17.42%) WebSphere
16 22 (16.67%) KDB
16 22 (16.67%) DB2
17 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
18 20 (15.15%) RDBMS
18 20 (15.15%) IBM
18 20 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
19 19 (14.39%) Multithreading
19 19 (14.39%) Unit Testing

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (17.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.03%) IIS
3 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) GemFire
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.76%) Mule
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Office
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
2 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.27%) SAN
2 3 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) SNMP
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Network Security
4 1 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 22 (16.67%) KDB
2 22 (16.67%) DB2
3 20 (15.15%) RDBMS
4 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.03%) Informix
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) CruiseControl
1 17 (12.88%) Selenium
2 5 (3.79%) JUnit
3 4 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (3.03%) Ant
4 2 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.52%) Introscope
5 1 (0.76%) Toad
5 1 (0.76%) PVCS
5 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 38 (28.79%) Banking
2 31 (23.48%) Finance
3 17 (12.88%) Front Office
4 3 (2.27%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (58.33%) Developer
2 39 (29.55%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.36%) C++ Developer
4 13 (9.85%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.82%) Database Developer
5 9 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) WPF Developer
6 8 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Consultant
9 4 (3.03%) Perl Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) DB2 Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Tester
10 3 (2.27%) Analyst
10 3 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.97%) XML
2 28 (21.21%) Spring
3 24 (18.18%) J2EE
4 23 (17.42%) JMS
5 18 (13.64%) Ajax
5 18 (13.64%) CSS
6 17 (12.88%) HTML
6 17 (12.88%) JDBC
6 17 (12.88%) JSP
6 17 (12.88%) XSLT
6 17 (12.88%) Struts
6 17 (12.88%) GWT
6 17 (12.88%) Spring Web Flow
6 17 (12.88%) iBATIS
6 17 (12.88%) Spring MVC
7 13 (9.85%) .NET
8 11 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (6.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (6.06%) WPF
10 8 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Equities
2 11 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (7.58%) CMDB
4 9 (6.82%) Derivative
5 5 (3.79%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.27%) e-Health
8 2 (1.52%) Physics
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 78 (59.09%) UNIX
2 66 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Windows
4 9 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.27%) Solaris
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) SUSE
6 2 (1.52%) HPUX
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.88%) OO
2 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (14.39%) Multithreading
4 19 (14.39%) Unit Testing
5 17 (12.88%) MVC
5 17 (12.88%) Web Application Development
6 12 (9.09%) OOD
7 7 (5.30%) Change Management
7 7 (5.30%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.30%) Automated Testing
8 6 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.79%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.79%) Web Development
9 5 (3.79%) Memory Management
10 4 (3.03%) Analytics
10 4 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.03%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.03%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.33%) Java
2 67 (50.76%) SQL
3 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 36 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 29 (21.97%) C++
4 29 (21.97%) Python
5 23 (17.42%) C#
6 18 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 17 (12.88%) PowerShell
8 16 (12.12%) VBScript
9 9 (6.82%) Korn
10 6 (4.55%) PHP
10 6 (4.55%) C
11 4 (3.03%) AWK
11 4 (3.03%) VB
12 2 (1.52%) sed
12 2 (1.52%) C-shell
13 1 (0.76%) VBA
13 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Tivoli
2 13 (9.85%) SCOM
3 2 (1.52%) nmon
3 2 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.52%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Netcool
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView
4 1 (0.76%) Cacti
4 1 (0.76%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (28.03%) Oracle
2 24 (18.18%) HP
3 23 (17.42%) Sybase
4 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 20 (15.15%) IBM
6 12 (9.09%) BMC
6 12 (9.09%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.79%) VMware
7 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.79%) Informatica
8 4 (3.03%) StreamBase
8 4 (3.03%) Symantec
8 4 (3.03%) Perforce
9 3 (2.27%) SAP
10 2 (1.52%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.52%) Sun
10 2 (1.52%) CA
11 1 (0.76%) JBoss
11 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.76%) Veritas
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