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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 112 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 2.00% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 5.25% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 18
Average daily rate £375 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £348 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
832 1009 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.65% 38.15% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 602 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -23 10 £400 -11.20% 8
Glasgow -6 4 £420 +15.95%
Fife - 4 £320 -
West Lothian 0 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Unix
3 25 (42.37%) Java
4 24 (40.68%) Python
5 22 (37.29%) SQL
6 20 (33.90%) SDLC
7 19 (32.20%) Finance
8 18 (30.51%) Shell Script
9 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
10 15 (25.42%) Windows
11 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (22.03%) Sybase
12 13 (22.03%) Oracle
12 13 (22.03%) IBM
13 12 (20.34%) C++
13 12 (20.34%) Banking
14 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
14 10 (16.95%) Red Hat
14 10 (16.95%) Puppet
15 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
15 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
15 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
15 9 (15.25%) SAN
16 8 (13.56%) LDAP
16 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
16 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
16 8 (13.56%) Use Case

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (11.86%) JBoss
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
3 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) LDAP
3 5 (8.47%) NAS
4 3 (5.08%) DNS
4 3 (5.08%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.39%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.47%) DB2
4 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.39%) Data Mart
5 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.39%) MSDE
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.39%) QlikView
6 1 (1.69%) HBase
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.86%) Subversion
3 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.47%) Maven
5 3 (5.08%) Ant
5 3 (5.08%) JUnit
6 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.39%) Gradle
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) NUnit
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.69%) ERwin
7 1 (1.69%) FishEye
7 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.69%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Front Office
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) C++ Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Tivoli Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Verification Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Verification Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (8.47%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) RESTful
3 4 (6.78%) Spring
4 3 (5.08%) J2SE
4 3 (5.08%) JMS
4 3 (5.08%) Middleware
4 3 (5.08%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) Ext JS
5 2 (3.39%) Java EE
5 2 (3.39%) WCF
5 2 (3.39%) WinForms
5 2 (3.39%) WPF
6 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
6 1 (1.69%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) Moose
6 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.47%) IBM XIV
2 4 (6.78%) Derivative
2 4 (6.78%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Equities
3 3 (5.08%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Unix
3 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
6 7 (11.86%) Solaris
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.39%) Debian
8 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) SDLC
2 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps
5 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Use Case
6 7 (11.86%) Market Making
6 7 (11.86%) TDD
7 6 (10.17%) High Availability
7 6 (10.17%) OO
8 5 (8.47%) Change Management
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL
8 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.78%) ETL
9 4 (6.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) Python
3 22 (37.29%) SQL
4 18 (30.51%) Shell Script
5 12 (20.34%) C++
6 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.17%) C#
7 6 (10.17%) VB
8 4 (6.78%) C
8 4 (6.78%) C-shell
8 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.08%) AWK
9 3 (5.08%) Korn
9 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.39%) sed
11 1 (1.69%) Ruby
11 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) MCITP
2 2 (3.39%) MCP
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) OCP
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Samba
3 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Cygwin
4 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 7 (11.86%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.47%) Netcool
3 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (8.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.39%) Control-M
5 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.69%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) IBM
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
1 13 (22.03%) Sybase
2 10 (16.95%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.86%) EMC
4 6 (10.17%) VMware
5 5 (8.47%) NetApp
5 5 (8.47%) Veritas
6 3 (5.08%) Informatica
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.39%) Brocade
7 2 (3.39%) Charles River
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) Cognos
7 2 (3.39%) Perforce
8 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Splunk
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