The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 75 87 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Contract jobs citing Perl 53 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.45% 1.38% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.97% 4.47% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 49
Median daily rate £320 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
888 985 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.11% 30.89% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 530 615
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 31 £413 +10.00% 5
Edinburgh +15 8 £425 -5.55% 5
Renfrewshire - 8 £320 -
Stirling - 3 - - 1
Fife +3 2 £298 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Perl.

1 159 (85.03%) Linux
2 132 (70.59%) Java
3 122 (65.24%) Unix
4 106 (56.68%) SQL
5 66 (35.29%) Python
6 64 (34.22%) Finance
7 56 (29.95%) Sybase
7 56 (29.95%) DB2
8 50 (26.74%) Windows
9 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (25.13%) Spring
11 46 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (23.53%) SDLC
13 43 (22.99%) Relational Database
13 43 (22.99%) OO
14 42 (22.46%) RDBMS
15 41 (21.93%) OOD
16 38 (20.32%) J2SE
16 38 (20.32%) AIX
16 38 (20.32%) C++
17 36 (19.25%) JUnit
17 36 (19.25%) Banking
18 35 (18.72%) Korn
18 35 (18.72%) ITIL
18 35 (18.72%) HP
19 34 (18.18%) Solaris
20 32 (17.11%) JMS
21 31 (16.58%) HPUX
21 31 (16.58%) Software Engineering
22 30 (16.04%) Oracle

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (11.76%) Apache
2 9 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.74%) GeoServer
3 7 (3.74%) JBoss
3 7 (3.74%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.14%) AquaLogic
5 4 (2.14%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.14%) Tuxedo
5 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.14%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.60%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 3 (1.60%) lighttpd
6 3 (1.60%) nginx
7 2 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.53%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Global One
1 4 (2.14%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.28%) PaaS
2 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.90%) DNS
2 17 (9.09%) Firewall
3 15 (8.02%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.95%) SAN
5 12 (6.42%) iSCSI
5 12 (6.42%) WAN
6 7 (3.74%) HTTP
6 7 (3.74%) LDAP
6 7 (3.74%) SSL
7 5 (2.67%) FTP
7 5 (2.67%) SMTP
7 5 (2.67%) SNMP
8 4 (2.14%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.14%) SSH
9 3 (1.60%) DHCP
9 3 (1.60%) IPv4
9 3 (1.60%) IPv6
9 3 (1.60%) Network Security
10 2 (1.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.95%) DB2
2 43 (22.99%) Relational Database
3 42 (22.46%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.56%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.49%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.28%) GIS
7 7 (3.74%) Big Data
7 7 (3.74%) QGIS
8 6 (3.21%) MySQL
9 5 (2.67%) ObjectStore
9 5 (2.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.67%) UniData
10 4 (2.14%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.53%) HBase
12 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 36 (19.25%) JUnit
2 26 (13.90%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.16%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.09%) Hudson
4 17 (9.09%) Subversion
5 11 (5.88%) Bower
6 7 (3.74%) DBeaver
7 5 (2.67%) JIRA
7 5 (2.67%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.14%) Build Forge
9 3 (1.60%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.60%) Maven
9 3 (1.60%) StarTeam
10 2 (1.07%) Ant
10 2 (1.07%) Flyway
10 2 (1.07%) GitLab
11 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (34.22%) Finance
2 36 (19.25%) Banking
3 20 (10.70%) Front Office
4 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.74%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Law
7 2 (1.07%) French Language
7 2 (1.07%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (44.92%) Developer
2 43 (22.99%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.16%) C++ Developer
4 15 (8.02%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) Unix Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
7 11 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.81%) Splunk Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) GIS Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Security Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Consultant
11 5 (2.67%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (2.67%) Monitoring Specialist
11 5 (2.67%) Scala Developer
11 5 (2.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.13%) Spring
2 38 (20.32%) J2SE
3 32 (17.11%) JMS
4 25 (13.37%) Regular Expression
4 25 (13.37%) XML
5 24 (12.83%) HTML
6 23 (12.30%) CSS
7 14 (7.49%) AngularJS
7 14 (7.49%) jQuery
7 14 (7.49%) Node.js
7 14 (7.49%) Sass
8 12 (6.42%) Flask
9 10 (5.35%) Middleware
10 9 (4.81%) JSON
11 7 (3.74%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.74%) Java EE
11 7 (3.74%) OpenLayers
11 7 (3.74%) PostGIS
12 6 (3.21%) LAMP
13 5 (2.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.02%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.81%) Equities
4 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.21%) Derivative
6 4 (2.14%) Replication
6 4 (2.14%) User Experience
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.07%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.07%) Photography
8 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 159 (85.03%) Linux
2 122 (65.24%) Unix
3 50 (26.74%) Windows
4 38 (20.32%) AIX
5 34 (18.18%) Solaris
6 31 (16.58%) HPUX
7 22 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.42%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.21%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.67%) Debian
11 5 (2.67%) SUSE
12 4 (2.14%) OS/390
13 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.53%) SDLC
3 43 (22.99%) OO
4 41 (21.93%) OOD
5 35 (18.72%) ITIL
6 31 (16.58%) Software Engineering
7 23 (12.30%) DevOps
7 23 (12.30%) Multithreading
8 19 (10.16%) Service Management
9 18 (9.63%) Unit Testing
10 17 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.56%) Release Management
12 15 (8.02%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.49%) BDD
13 14 (7.49%) Kanban
13 14 (7.49%) TDD
14 12 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (6.42%) Scrum
14 12 (6.42%) SIEM
15 11 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 132 (70.59%) Java
2 106 (56.68%) SQL
3 66 (35.29%) Python
4 38 (20.32%) C++
5 35 (18.72%) Korn
6 29 (15.51%) JavaScript
7 27 (14.44%) Bash Shell
8 22 (11.76%) PHP
8 22 (11.76%) VBScript
9 21 (11.23%) PowerShell
10 19 (10.16%) Bourne shell
11 17 (9.09%) Ruby
11 17 (9.09%) Shell Script
12 16 (8.56%) C
13 13 (6.95%) CoffeeScript
14 12 (6.42%) C-shell
15 9 (4.81%) PL/SQL
16 7 (3.74%) VBA
17 5 (2.67%) Groovy
17 5 (2.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.81%) Degree
5 6 (3.21%) CISSP
6 3 (1.60%) CEH
6 3 (1.60%) CISM
6 3 (1.60%) GIAC
6 3 (1.60%) SANS
7 2 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (2.14%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.42%) Samba
2 8 (4.28%) Docker
3 7 (3.74%) GeoWebCache
4 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (8.02%) HP SiteScope
2 13 (6.95%) Netcool
2 13 (6.95%) SCOM
3 12 (6.42%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.81%) Ansible
4 9 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.81%) QRadar
5 5 (2.67%) Puppet
6 4 (2.14%) BladeLogic
6 4 (2.14%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.60%) ArcSight ESM
7 3 (1.60%) Cacti
7 3 (1.60%) Control-M
7 3 (1.60%) Munin
7 3 (1.60%) Nagios
8 2 (1.07%) Fluentd
8 2 (1.07%) Graylog
8 2 (1.07%) OVPA
8 2 (1.07%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 56 (29.95%) Sybase
2 35 (18.72%) HP
3 30 (16.04%) Oracle
4 29 (15.51%) Red Hat
5 22 (11.76%) IBM
5 22 (11.76%) Splunk
6 18 (9.63%) Microsoft
7 16 (8.56%) VMware
8 14 (7.49%) CA
9 5 (2.67%) EMC
9 5 (2.67%) Sun
9 5 (2.67%) SunGard
10 4 (2.14%) Axway
10 4 (2.14%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.60%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.60%) MapR
11 3 (1.60%) Symantec
12 2 (1.07%) Compuware
12 2 (1.07%) SAP
13 1 (0.53%) Murex
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