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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 94 56 29
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -27
Contract jobs citing Perl 46 78 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 2.83% 4.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 6.99% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +23.23%
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
985 1116 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 40.43% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 601 415
Average daily rate £355 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -15 24 £370 -12.94% 1
Edinburgh +1 16 £375 +7.14% 12
West Lothian - 4 £375 - 2
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (64.81%) SQL
2 60 (55.56%) Java
3 58 (53.70%) UNIX
3 58 (53.70%) Linux
4 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (32.41%) Spring
6 34 (31.48%) Finance
6 34 (31.48%) Python
7 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
8 30 (27.78%) Shell Script
9 29 (26.85%) OO
10 25 (23.15%) DB2
10 25 (23.15%) SDLC
11 24 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 23 (21.30%) Banking
13 22 (20.37%) Oracle
13 22 (20.37%) JMS
14 21 (19.44%) RDBMS
14 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (18.52%) Sybase
15 20 (18.52%) C++
15 20 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (17.59%) JUnit
17 18 (16.67%) J2SE
18 17 (15.74%) C#
19 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
19 16 (14.81%) OOD
19 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
20 15 (13.89%) CSS
21 14 (12.96%) PL/SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.70%) IIS
2 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.85%) Apache
4 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.85%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.85%) Node.js
4 2 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) SAN
2 4 (3.70%) Wireless
2 4 (3.70%) LDAP
2 4 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) NAS
4 2 (1.85%) Internet
4 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
2 25 (23.15%) DB2
3 21 (19.44%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.70%) KDB
6 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.70%) MySQL
6 4 (3.70%) Informix
7 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.85%) MSDE
9 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) JUnit
2 12 (11.11%) Selenium
3 10 (9.26%) Subversion
4 9 (8.33%) CruiseControl
4 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.48%) Maven
6 5 (4.63%) JIRA
7 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.78%) Ant
8 2 (1.85%) Hudson
8 2 (1.85%) FishEye
8 2 (1.85%) Gradle
8 2 (1.85%) Bower
9 1 (0.93%) HttpUnit
9 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.93%) Toad
9 1 (0.93%) ERwin
9 1 (0.93%) JMeter
9 1 (0.93%) NUnit
General
1 34 (31.48%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Banking
3 14 (12.96%) Front Office
4 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (52.78%) Developer
2 36 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.33%) Administrator
4 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (6.48%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Perl Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (4.63%) AWS Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (3.70%) Technical Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.41%) Spring
2 22 (20.37%) JMS
3 18 (16.67%) J2SE
4 15 (13.89%) CSS
5 14 (12.96%) J2EE
6 13 (12.04%) XML
7 10 (9.26%) Ajax
7 10 (9.26%) JSP
7 10 (9.26%) Struts
7 10 (9.26%) Web Services
8 9 (8.33%) Spring MVC
8 9 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (8.33%) GWT
8 9 (8.33%) RESTful
9 8 (7.41%) .NET
10 7 (6.48%) HTML
10 7 (6.48%) XSLT
11 6 (5.56%) JDBC
11 6 (5.56%) Middleware
11 6 (5.56%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (7.41%) Derivative
4 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.56%) Equities
5 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.78%) DTCC
6 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.78%) Verilog
7 2 (1.85%) VHDL
7 2 (1.85%) ASIC
7 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.85%) Physics
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.70%) UNIX
1 58 (53.70%) Linux
2 20 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (9.26%) Windows
4 5 (4.63%) Solaris
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) OO
3 25 (23.15%) SDLC
4 24 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.81%) OOD
6 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.04%) TDD
8 12 (11.11%) Database Tuning
8 12 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 9 (8.33%) MVC
10 8 (7.41%) Scrum
11 7 (6.48%) Change Management
12 6 (5.56%) ITIL
12 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.63%) Web Development
13 5 (4.63%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.81%) SQL
2 60 (55.56%) Java
3 34 (31.48%) Python
4 30 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 20 (18.52%) C++
6 17 (15.74%) C#
7 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 14 (12.96%) PL/SQL
9 13 (12.04%) Bash Shell
10 8 (7.41%) PHP
11 7 (6.48%) Korn
12 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
13 5 (4.63%) VB
13 5 (4.63%) Ruby
13 5 (4.63%) C
14 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
15 3 (2.78%) VBScript
15 3 (2.78%) Assembly Language
16 2 (1.85%) Tcl
17 1 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.70%) vSphere
2 4 (3.70%) Firmware
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Red Hat Satellite
2 9 (8.33%) Puppet
3 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.85%) Netcool
3 2 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.93%) Control-M
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.93%) logstash
4 1 (0.93%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Oracle
2 20 (18.52%) Sybase
3 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 13 (12.04%) VMware
5 7 (6.48%) EMC
6 5 (4.63%) Cisco
7 4 (3.70%) Perforce
7 4 (3.70%) Brocade
8 3 (2.78%) Xilinx
8 3 (2.78%) HP
8 3 (2.78%) IBM
9 2 (1.85%) NetApp
9 2 (1.85%) Veritas
10 1 (0.93%) BMC
10 1 (0.93%) Informatica
10 1 (0.93%) Adobe
10 1 (0.93%) Sun
10 1 (0.93%) Misys
10 1 (0.93%) Alterian
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