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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 59 27 81
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +54
Contract jobs citing Perl 77 129 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.77% 5.23% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 14.51% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 8
Average daily rate
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£371 £375 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +16.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £320 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1123 889 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.44% 36.05% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 417 314
Average daily rate £358 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £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 14 15 27
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 £17.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
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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 24 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 24 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 46 £425 +6.25% 6
Edinburgh -21 8 £350 -11.39% 8
Aberdeen - 1 £325 -
Dundee - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Perl
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Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 87 (59.18%) UNIX
2 84 (57.14%) Java
3 76 (51.70%) Linux
4 71 (48.30%) SQL
5 56 (38.10%) OO
6 42 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 37 (25.17%) Banking
8 36 (24.49%) Oracle
8 36 (24.49%) Finance
9 34 (23.13%) JavaScript
10 33 (22.45%) Shell Script
11 32 (21.77%) Spring
12 31 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (20.41%) HP
13 30 (20.41%) Python
14 29 (19.73%) C++
14 29 (19.73%) Sybase
15 28 (19.05%) DB2
16 27 (18.37%) JMS
17 26 (17.69%) XML
18 25 (17.01%) RDBMS
19 24 (16.33%) C#
20 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
21 22 (14.97%) Front Office
21 22 (14.97%) KDB
22 21 (14.29%) J2EE
23 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
23 20 (13.61%) Multithreading
24 19 (12.93%) Windows
25 18 (12.24%) HTML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 18 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.72%) Apache
4 2 (1.36%) GemFire
4 2 (1.36%) IIS
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.68%) Mule
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) SAN
2 4 (2.72%) Firewall
3 3 (2.04%) HTTP
3 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.04%) DNS
4 2 (1.36%) SNMP
5 1 (0.68%) NAS
5 1 (0.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 28 (19.05%) DB2
3 25 (17.01%) RDBMS
4 22 (14.97%) KDB
5 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.44%) Informix
7 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.36%) MySQL
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) CruiseControl
1 14 (9.52%) Selenium
2 12 (8.16%) JUnit
3 4 (2.72%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.72%) Ant
4 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.04%) JIRA
5 2 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.36%) Introscope
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Toad
6 1 (0.68%) PVCS
6 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.68%) ProC
General
1 37 (25.17%) Banking
2 36 (24.49%) Finance
3 22 (14.97%) Front Office
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (57.14%) Developer
2 43 (29.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.20%) C++ Developer
4 11 (7.48%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.12%) Database Developer
5 9 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.12%) Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) WPF Developer
6 8 (5.44%) Applications Support
6 8 (5.44%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Perl Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Administrator
9 5 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.72%) Tester
10 4 (2.72%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.72%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.77%) Spring
2 27 (18.37%) JMS
3 26 (17.69%) XML
4 21 (14.29%) J2EE
5 18 (12.24%) HTML
6 16 (10.88%) CSS
7 15 (10.20%) Ajax
8 14 (9.52%) JDBC
8 14 (9.52%) JSP
8 14 (9.52%) XSLT
8 14 (9.52%) Struts
8 14 (9.52%) GWT
8 14 (9.52%) Spring Web Flow
8 14 (9.52%) iBATIS
8 14 (9.52%) Spring MVC
9 13 (8.84%) .NET
10 12 (8.16%) J2SE
11 11 (7.48%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (6.80%) JSON
13 9 (6.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Equities
2 11 (7.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (6.12%) CMDB
3 9 (6.12%) Derivative
4 6 (4.08%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.72%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.04%) e-Health
7 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.36%) Open Source
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 87 (59.18%) UNIX
2 76 (51.70%) Linux
3 19 (12.93%) Windows
4 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.08%) Solaris
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.72%) SUSE
7 3 (2.04%) AIX
8 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.10%) OO
2 31 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (13.61%) Multithreading
5 17 (11.56%) OOD
6 16 (10.88%) Unit Testing
7 14 (9.52%) MVC
7 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.52%) Web Application Development
8 11 (7.48%) Change Management
9 8 (5.44%) ITIL
10 7 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.76%) Software Architecture
11 6 (4.08%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Database Tuning
12 5 (3.40%) Performance Management
12 5 (3.40%) Web Development
12 5 (3.40%) Use Case
12 5 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.14%) Java
2 71 (48.30%) SQL
3 34 (23.13%) JavaScript
4 33 (22.45%) Shell Script
5 30 (20.41%) Python
6 29 (19.73%) C++
7 24 (16.33%) C#
8 17 (11.56%) PowerShell
9 16 (10.88%) VBScript
10 15 (10.20%) Korn
10 15 (10.20%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.76%) PHP
12 6 (4.08%) C
13 5 (3.40%) AWK
13 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.72%) C-shell
15 3 (2.04%) VB
15 3 (2.04%) sed
16 2 (1.36%) VBA
17 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.68%) Xen
5 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (11.56%) Tivoli
2 14 (9.52%) SCOM
3 8 (5.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.72%) nmon
4 4 (2.72%) Legato
4 4 (2.72%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.72%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.36%) Opsview
5 2 (1.36%) OpenView
5 2 (1.36%) Nagios
5 2 (1.36%) Cacti
5 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.36%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.68%) Munin
6 1 (0.68%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.68%) Netcool
6 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (24.49%) Oracle
2 30 (20.41%) HP
3 29 (19.73%) Sybase
4 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
5 18 (12.24%) IBM
6 11 (7.48%) BMC
6 11 (7.48%) ArcSight
7 8 (5.44%) VMware
8 7 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.40%) Veritas
9 5 (3.40%) Informatica
10 4 (2.72%) StreamBase
10 4 (2.72%) EMC
10 4 (2.72%) Sun
10 4 (2.72%) Perforce
10 4 (2.72%) Northgate
11 3 (2.04%) SAP
12 2 (1.36%) CA
12 2 (1.36%) Symantec
12 2 (1.36%) ION Trading
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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