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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 77 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 48 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 2.25% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 6.36% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 15
Average daily rate
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£389 £350 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £258 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £23.09
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +71.06%
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
906 849 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.83% 35.42% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 451 462
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Average hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £13.50 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 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
Edinburgh -5 20 £451 +63.81% 5
Glasgow -3 14 £388 -13.88% 1
Stirling - 3 - -
West Lothian -1 2 £375 +13.63%
Fife - 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 88 (67.69%) UNIX
2 79 (60.77%) Java
3 70 (53.85%) Linux
4 53 (40.77%) SQL
5 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (33.08%) Oracle
6 43 (33.08%) Python
7 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 40 (30.77%) Spring
8 38 (29.23%) Relational Database
9 34 (26.15%) OO
10 31 (23.85%) Banking
11 29 (22.31%) JMS
12 28 (21.54%) DB2
13 26 (20.00%) Windows
14 25 (19.23%) PHP
14 25 (19.23%) C++
14 25 (19.23%) Selenium
15 23 (17.69%) PL/SQL
16 22 (16.92%) RDBMS
17 20 (15.38%) Sybase
17 20 (15.38%) Shell Script
17 20 (15.38%) Degree
17 20 (15.38%) WebSphere
17 20 (15.38%) Security Testing
18 19 (14.62%) Unit Testing
18 19 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (14.62%) Finance
18 19 (14.62%) J2EE
19 18 (13.85%) Big Data

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 20 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.38%) Apache
4 5 (3.85%) IIS
5 4 (3.08%) JBoss
5 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.08%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.31%) CMS
7 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) Firewall
2 8 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (5.38%) HTTP
4 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.62%) DNS
5 5 (3.85%) LDAP
5 5 (3.85%) Network Security
6 3 (2.31%) SAN
6 3 (2.31%) Wireless
7 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.77%) WAN
7 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.77%) IPv4
7 1 (0.77%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.23%) Relational Database
2 28 (21.54%) DB2
3 22 (16.92%) RDBMS
4 18 (13.85%) Big Data
5 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.31%) MySQL
7 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (19.23%) Selenium
2 16 (12.31%) CruiseControl
3 15 (11.54%) JUnit
4 7 (5.38%) PVCS
5 5 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.08%) JMeter
7 3 (2.31%) Maven
7 3 (2.31%) HttpUnit
7 3 (2.31%) JIRA
8 1 (0.77%) Subversion
8 1 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.77%) Calabash
8 1 (0.77%) Concordion
8 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (23.85%) Banking
2 19 (14.62%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Front Office
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (47.69%) Developer
2 38 (29.23%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.46%) Software Developer
4 10 (7.69%) Tester
5 9 (6.92%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Database Developer
6 8 (6.15%) Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.62%) Administrator
8 6 (4.62%) Performance Tester
8 6 (4.62%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Programmer
9 5 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Development Engineer
11 3 (2.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.77%) Spring
2 29 (22.31%) JMS
3 19 (14.62%) J2EE
4 17 (13.08%) CSS
5 16 (12.31%) JSP
5 16 (12.31%) Struts
5 16 (12.31%) XML
5 16 (12.31%) XSLT
5 16 (12.31%) Ajax
5 16 (12.31%) Spring MVC
5 16 (12.31%) Spring Web Flow
5 16 (12.31%) GWT
6 13 (10.00%) iBATIS
6 13 (10.00%) JDBC
6 13 (10.00%) HTML
6 13 (10.00%) .NET
7 12 (9.23%) J2SE
8 9 (6.92%) Web Services
9 8 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (5.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (3.85%) CMDB
5 4 (3.08%) Open Source
6 3 (2.31%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.31%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (2.31%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.31%) iSeries
7 2 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.54%) Verilog
7 2 (1.54%) Equities
7 2 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.77%) VHDL
8 1 (0.77%) ASIC
8 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 88 (67.69%) UNIX
2 70 (53.85%) Linux
3 26 (20.00%) Windows
4 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.62%) Solaris
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.08%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.31%) Android
8 1 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.15%) OO
3 20 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 19 (14.62%) Unit Testing
4 19 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (12.31%) Web Application Development
5 16 (12.31%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.31%) Information Security
5 16 (12.31%) MVC
6 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 11 (8.46%) Database Tuning
8 9 (6.92%) ITIL
8 9 (6.92%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.15%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.15%) Product Management
9 8 (6.15%) SIEM
10 7 (5.38%) Performance Testing
10 7 (5.38%) OOD
11 5 (3.85%) CRM
11 5 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (60.77%) Java
2 53 (40.77%) SQL
3 43 (33.08%) Python
4 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 25 (19.23%) PHP
5 25 (19.23%) C++
6 23 (17.69%) PL/SQL
7 20 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 12 (9.23%) C
9 10 (7.69%) Ruby
10 9 (6.92%) Bash Shell
11 7 (5.38%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.08%) VBScript
13 2 (1.54%) VB
13 2 (1.54%) Korn
13 2 (1.54%) C#
13 2 (1.54%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.77%) Tcl
14 1 (0.77%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 20 (15.38%) Degree
2 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.85%) CISSP
4 5 (3.85%) PMP
4 5 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.85%) GCIA
5 1 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) Puppet
2 4 (3.08%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.31%) SCOM
4 2 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.77%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.77%) SELinux
Vendors
1 43 (33.08%) Oracle
2 20 (15.38%) Sybase
3 13 (10.00%) HP
4 11 (8.46%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.46%) ArcSight
5 7 (5.38%) BMC
6 6 (4.62%) IBM
7 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.85%) VMware
8 3 (2.31%) NetApp
9 2 (1.54%) EMC
9 2 (1.54%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.77%) Brocade
10 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.77%) Veritas
10 1 (0.77%) Cisco
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