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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 87 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -31
Contract jobs citing Perl 50 61 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 2.23% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.96% 5.60% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 37
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £312 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1009 1090 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.76% 39.80% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 563 385
Average daily rate £350 £351 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 23
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 28 £375 -11.76% 3
Edinburgh -1 16 £450 +38.46% 7
West Lothian - 3 £381 -
Fife -9 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 67 (63.81%) SQL
2 63 (60.00%) Java
2 63 (60.00%) UNIX
3 62 (59.05%) Linux
4 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (35.24%) Python
6 34 (32.38%) Finance
6 34 (32.38%) Spring
7 33 (31.43%) Shell Script
8 32 (30.48%) Relational Database
9 29 (27.62%) SDLC
9 29 (27.62%) OO
10 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (21.90%) Oracle
11 23 (21.90%) DB2
12 22 (20.95%) JMS
12 22 (20.95%) RDBMS
13 21 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 20 (19.05%) Banking
14 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (19.05%) Sybase
15 19 (18.10%) JUnit
16 18 (17.14%) C++
16 18 (17.14%) OOD
16 18 (17.14%) J2SE
17 17 (16.19%) C#
17 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (15.24%) PL/SQL
18 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
19 15 (14.29%) JavaScript

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (8.57%) JBoss
1 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) CMS
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.90%) Node.js
5 1 (0.95%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Office
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) SAN
2 3 (2.86%) LDAP
3 2 (1.90%) NAS
3 2 (1.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
4 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.95%) SNMP
4 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) Relational Database
2 23 (21.90%) DB2
3 22 (20.95%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.81%) KDB
6 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.81%) MySQL
6 4 (3.81%) Informix
7 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.86%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.90%) QlikView
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.90%) MSDE
9 1 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) JUnit
2 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.38%) Selenium
3 13 (12.38%) Subversion
4 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.48%) Maven
6 9 (8.57%) CruiseControl
6 9 (8.57%) JIRA
7 5 (4.76%) FishEye
8 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.86%) Ant
9 3 (2.86%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.90%) Toad
10 2 (1.90%) ERwin
10 2 (1.90%) Hudson
10 2 (1.90%) Gradle
10 2 (1.90%) Bower
11 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.95%) JMeter
11 1 (0.95%) NUnit
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 20 (19.05%) Banking
3 12 (11.43%) Front Office
4 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (54.29%) Developer
2 35 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Administrator
4 11 (10.48%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Lead Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Technical Leader
5 8 (7.62%) Lead Java Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Technical Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Perl Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.38%) Spring
2 22 (20.95%) JMS
3 18 (17.14%) J2SE
4 14 (13.33%) J2EE
4 14 (13.33%) CSS
5 13 (12.38%) XML
6 10 (9.52%) Ajax
6 10 (9.52%) JSP
6 10 (9.52%) Struts
7 9 (8.57%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (8.57%) GWT
7 9 (8.57%) Spring MVC
8 8 (7.62%) RESTful
8 8 (7.62%) Web Services
9 7 (6.67%) XSLT
10 6 (5.71%) JDBC
10 6 (5.71%) HTML
10 6 (5.71%) iBATIS
11 5 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Derivative
2 8 (7.62%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.71%) Equities
5 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.86%) DTCC
6 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.90%) User Experience
7 2 (1.90%) Physics
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.95%) VHDL
8 1 (0.95%) Verilog
8 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.95%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) iPad
8 1 (0.95%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 63 (60.00%) UNIX
2 62 (59.05%) Linux
3 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.52%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) Solaris
6 2 (1.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) OO
2 29 (27.62%) SDLC
3 21 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (17.14%) OOD
5 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.38%) TDD
8 12 (11.43%) Web Application Development
9 11 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (8.57%) MVC
11 8 (7.62%) Change Management
11 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.62%) DevOps
11 8 (7.62%) Database Tuning
12 7 (6.67%) Scrum
13 6 (5.71%) Web Development
13 6 (5.71%) ITIL
13 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.81%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (63.81%) SQL
2 63 (60.00%) Java
3 37 (35.24%) Python
4 33 (31.43%) Shell Script
5 18 (17.14%) C++
6 17 (16.19%) C#
7 16 (15.24%) PL/SQL
8 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
10 8 (7.62%) PHP
11 7 (6.67%) Korn
12 5 (4.76%) VB
12 5 (4.76%) Ruby
13 3 (2.86%) C
14 2 (1.90%) VBScript
14 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.95%) AWK
15 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.95%) Tcl
15 1 (0.95%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) vSphere
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Satellite
2 11 (10.48%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (2.86%) Netcool
3 3 (2.86%) Control-M
4 2 (1.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.95%) Nagios
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.95%) logstash
5 1 (0.95%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) Sybase
3 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
4 14 (13.33%) VMware
5 9 (8.57%) EMC
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco
7 6 (5.71%) Perforce
8 5 (4.76%) Brocade
9 4 (3.81%) IBM
9 4 (3.81%) HP
10 3 (2.86%) Informatica
11 2 (1.90%) NetApp
11 2 (1.90%) Veritas
11 2 (1.90%) Cognos
12 1 (0.95%) Xilinx
12 1 (0.95%) F5
12 1 (0.95%) Alterian
12 1 (0.95%) Adobe
12 1 (0.95%) Sun
12 1 (0.95%) Misys