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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 51 58 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing Perl 85 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.11% 2.61% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 7.58% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £348 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
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
1080 871 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.56% 34.48% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 417 376
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
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 16 28 44
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 -8 44 £425 - 3
Edinburgh +3 14 £384 -2.22% 9
Fife - 4 £180 - 1
West Lothian - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 98 (67.12%) Java
2 95 (65.07%) UNIX
3 69 (47.26%) Linux
4 66 (45.21%) SQL
5 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
6 49 (33.56%) Oracle
6 49 (33.56%) OO
6 49 (33.56%) Relational Database
7 41 (28.08%) Banking
8 38 (26.03%) Spring
8 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (25.34%) Shell Script
10 34 (23.29%) Finance
11 32 (21.92%) DB2
12 30 (20.55%) J2EE
12 30 (20.55%) Python
13 29 (19.86%) RDBMS
14 28 (19.18%) XML
15 27 (18.49%) HP
16 26 (17.81%) JMS
16 26 (17.81%) WebSphere
16 26 (17.81%) Security Cleared
17 25 (17.12%) PL/SQL
17 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
18 24 (16.44%) C++
18 24 (16.44%) Selenium
19 23 (15.75%) Unit Testing
19 23 (15.75%) IBM
20 22 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
21 21 (14.38%) PHP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 26 (17.81%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.42%) Apache
4 4 (2.74%) IIS
5 3 (2.05%) CMS
6 2 (1.37%) GemFire
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.68%) SAS
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Office
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) SAN
3 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.05%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.56%) Relational Database
2 32 (21.92%) DB2
3 29 (19.86%) RDBMS
4 11 (7.53%) KDB
5 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.16%) Big Data
6 3 (2.05%) MySQL
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (16.44%) Selenium
2 20 (13.70%) CruiseControl
3 9 (6.16%) JUnit
4 5 (3.42%) PVCS
5 4 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.74%) Ant
6 3 (2.05%) JMeter
6 3 (2.05%) HttpUnit
7 2 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.37%) Introscope
8 1 (0.68%) Toad
8 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.68%) Subversion
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 41 (28.08%) Banking
2 34 (23.29%) Finance
3 14 (9.59%) Front Office
4 3 (2.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.05%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (52.05%) Developer
2 43 (29.45%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.96%) Database Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Applications Support
5 11 (7.53%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Monitoring Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Applications Support Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Tester
8 7 (4.79%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Consultant
9 5 (3.42%) DB2 Developer
10 4 (2.74%) WPF Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Configuration Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Programmer
10 4 (2.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.03%) Spring
2 30 (20.55%) J2EE
3 28 (19.18%) XML
4 26 (17.81%) JMS
5 21 (14.38%) Ajax
6 20 (13.70%) Spring Web Flow
6 20 (13.70%) GWT
6 20 (13.70%) Spring MVC
6 20 (13.70%) iBATIS
6 20 (13.70%) Struts
6 20 (13.70%) CSS
6 20 (13.70%) JDBC
6 20 (13.70%) JSP
6 20 (13.70%) XSLT
7 18 (12.33%) HTML
8 10 (6.85%) .NET
9 8 (5.48%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.79%) SOAP
10 7 (4.79%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (4.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) CMDB
2 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.16%) Equities
4 7 (4.79%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.11%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.42%) Derivative
7 3 (2.05%) e-Health
7 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.05%) Open Source
7 3 (2.05%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.37%) Physics
8 2 (1.37%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 95 (65.07%) UNIX
2 69 (47.26%) Linux
3 18 (12.33%) Windows
4 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.74%) Solaris
5 3 (2.05%) Android
5 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.37%) SUSE
6 2 (1.37%) HPUX
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) OO
2 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.75%) Unit Testing
4 22 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (13.70%) MVC
5 20 (13.70%) Web Application Development
6 15 (10.27%) Data Analysis
7 14 (9.59%) Multithreading
8 11 (7.53%) Change Management
9 9 (6.16%) Security Testing
10 8 (5.48%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.48%) OOD
11 7 (4.79%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.79%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.11%) Database Tuning
12 6 (4.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.11%) Product Management
12 6 (4.11%) ITIL
13 5 (3.42%) Web Development
13 5 (3.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 98 (67.12%) Java
2 66 (45.21%) SQL
3 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 37 (25.34%) Shell Script
5 30 (20.55%) Python
6 25 (17.12%) PL/SQL
7 24 (16.44%) C++
8 21 (14.38%) PHP
9 20 (13.70%) VBScript
10 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
11 14 (9.59%) C#
12 7 (4.79%) Korn
13 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
13 6 (4.11%) Ruby
14 5 (3.42%) C
14 5 (3.42%) VB
15 3 (2.05%) AWK
15 3 (2.05%) C-shell
16 1 (0.68%) VBA
16 1 (0.68%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.22%) Degree
4 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) COBIT
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Samba
3 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (13.01%) Tivoli
2 17 (11.64%) SCOM
3 3 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.37%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.37%) nmon
4 2 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) Netcool
5 1 (0.68%) Legato
5 1 (0.68%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (33.56%) Oracle
2 27 (18.49%) HP
3 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
4 23 (15.75%) IBM
5 21 (14.38%) Sybase
6 16 (10.96%) BMC
6 16 (10.96%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.74%) StreamBase
7 4 (2.74%) Perforce
7 4 (2.74%) Informatica
8 3 (2.05%) SAP
8 3 (2.05%) Sun
8 3 (2.05%) VMware
9 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.37%) Symantec
9 2 (1.37%) CA
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco
10 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.68%) Veritas
10 1 (0.68%) EMC
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