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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 77 66 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing Perl 53 63 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.76% 2.31% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 5.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 53
Average daily rate
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£370 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £328 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £448 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
954 1109 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.73% 40.61% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 644 468
Average daily rate £363 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 17
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +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
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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +1 36 £375 - 2
Edinburgh 0 10 £265 -24.28% 12
West Lothian -6 4 £375 +3.44% 1
Fife - 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 74 (67.89%) SQL
2 64 (58.72%) Java
3 62 (56.88%) UNIX
4 57 (52.29%) Linux
5 48 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (40.37%) Spring
7 37 (33.94%) Relational Database
8 36 (33.03%) Finance
9 32 (29.36%) OO
10 31 (28.44%) Shell Script
11 29 (26.61%) DB2
12 28 (25.69%) JMS
12 28 (25.69%) Banking
13 25 (22.94%) RDBMS
13 25 (22.94%) Python
13 25 (22.94%) Oracle
13 25 (22.94%) SDLC
14 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (22.02%) Sybase
15 23 (21.10%) JUnit
16 22 (20.18%) J2SE
17 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.51%) C++
18 18 (16.51%) Performance Tuning
19 17 (15.60%) C#
19 17 (15.60%) Selenium
19 17 (15.60%) Database Tuning
20 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 16 (14.68%) J2EE
21 15 (13.76%) JavaScript

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (10.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.59%) JBoss
3 4 (3.67%) IIS
3 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) SAN
2 4 (3.67%) Wireless
2 4 (3.67%) LDAP
2 4 (3.67%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) HTTP
4 2 (1.83%) NAS
4 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.92%) Firewall
5 1 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.94%) Relational Database
2 29 (26.61%) DB2
3 25 (22.94%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.67%) KDB
6 4 (3.67%) MySQL
6 4 (3.67%) Informix
7 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.92%) MSDE
9 1 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) JUnit
2 17 (15.60%) Selenium
3 11 (10.09%) CruiseControl
4 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.34%) Maven
6 7 (6.42%) JIRA
7 6 (5.50%) Subversion
7 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.83%) Ant
9 1 (0.92%) HttpUnit
9 1 (0.92%) JMeter
9 1 (0.92%) NUnit
9 1 (0.92%) FishEye
9 1 (0.92%) Gradle
General
1 36 (33.03%) Finance
2 28 (25.69%) Banking
3 14 (12.84%) Front Office
4 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (54.13%) Developer
2 40 (36.70%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.34%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (6.42%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (5.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Perl Developer
6 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Tester
6 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.59%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (4.59%) AWS Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Administrator
7 4 (3.67%) Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.37%) Spring
2 28 (25.69%) JMS
3 22 (20.18%) J2SE
4 16 (14.68%) J2EE
5 15 (13.76%) XML
6 14 (12.84%) CSS
7 12 (11.01%) JSP
7 12 (11.01%) Struts
7 12 (11.01%) Ajax
8 11 (10.09%) Spring Web Flow
8 11 (10.09%) GWT
8 11 (10.09%) Spring MVC
9 10 (9.17%) Web Services
10 9 (8.26%) XSLT
10 9 (8.26%) RESTful
11 8 (7.34%) .NET
12 6 (5.50%) HTML
12 6 (5.50%) JDBC
12 6 (5.50%) iBATIS
13 5 (4.59%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.01%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (7.34%) Derivative
4 7 (6.42%) Equities
5 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.75%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.75%) Verilog
6 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) DTCC
6 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) VHDL
7 2 (1.83%) ASIC
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.92%) PKI
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) Physics
8 1 (0.92%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.88%) UNIX
2 57 (52.29%) Linux
3 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Windows
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) OO
3 25 (22.94%) SDLC
4 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.51%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (15.60%) Database Tuning
7 15 (13.76%) OOD
8 14 (12.84%) Web Application Development
9 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.09%) TDD
10 11 (10.09%) MVC
11 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.42%) Scrum
13 6 (5.50%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.59%) Web Development
14 5 (4.59%) Data Modelling
15 4 (3.67%) Migration
16 3 (2.75%) Change Management
16 3 (2.75%) ITIL
16 3 (2.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.89%) SQL
2 64 (58.72%) Java
3 31 (28.44%) Shell Script
4 25 (22.94%) Python
5 18 (16.51%) C++
6 17 (15.60%) C#
7 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
8 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
8 13 (11.93%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.34%) PHP
10 7 (6.42%) Korn
11 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.50%) C
12 5 (4.59%) VB
12 5 (4.59%) Ruby
13 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.75%) VBScript
14 3 (2.75%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.83%) Tcl
16 1 (0.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Firmware
1 4 (3.67%) vSphere
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (4.59%) Puppet
3 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.83%) Netcool
3 2 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.92%) Nagios
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.92%) logstash
4 1 (0.92%) Opsview
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle
2 24 (22.02%) Sybase
3 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 5 (4.59%) HP
6 3 (2.75%) EMC
6 3 (2.75%) IBM
6 3 (2.75%) Xilinx
6 3 (2.75%) Perforce
7 2 (1.83%) NetApp
7 2 (1.83%) Veritas
8 1 (0.92%) Alterian
8 1 (0.92%) Brocade
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe
8 1 (0.92%) Sun
8 1 (0.92%) Misys
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco