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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
UK / Scotland
Rank 68 114 77
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -37
Contract jobs citing Perl 36 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 0.70% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 2.11% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 24
Median daily rate £400 £420 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%

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
744 853 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.01% 33.01% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 503 599
Median daily rate £364 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.72 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +26 22 £400 -4.83% 3
Edinburgh +24 10 £375 -13.79% 9
Aberdeen - 2 £400 -
Fife -4 1 £275 -14.06%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 50 (65.79%) Linux
2 42 (55.26%) Python
3 38 (50.00%) Unix
3 38 (50.00%) Java
4 32 (42.11%) SQL
5 23 (30.26%) Firewall
6 20 (26.32%) Finance
7 19 (25.00%) Splunk
8 16 (21.05%) Windows
9 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
10 13 (17.11%) C++
10 13 (17.11%) Sybase
10 13 (17.11%) DNS
10 13 (17.11%) RDBMS
10 13 (17.11%) IBM
11 12 (15.79%) DB2
11 12 (15.79%) AIX
11 12 (15.79%) Spring
11 12 (15.79%) SIEM
11 12 (15.79%) Big Data
11 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.47%) Analytics
12 11 (14.47%) QRadar
13 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
13 10 (13.16%) SDLC
13 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
14 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
14 9 (11.84%) Hadoop
14 9 (11.84%) Solaris

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 7 (9.21%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.26%) IaaS
1 4 (5.26%) PaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) Firewall
2 13 (17.11%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.89%) Network Security
5 3 (3.95%) LDAP
6 2 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
2 13 (17.11%) RDBMS
3 12 (15.79%) Big Data
3 12 (15.79%) DB2
4 9 (11.84%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
5 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.26%) HBase
7 2 (2.63%) GIS
7 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.32%) KDB
8 1 (1.32%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.84%) JUnit
2 8 (10.53%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) Bower
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Ant
5 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.32%) GitLab
5 1 (1.32%) GoCD
5 1 (1.32%) Gradle
5 1 (1.32%) gulp
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Front Office
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Splunk Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) AIX Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Hadoop Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Splunk Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Product Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) SIEM Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Spring
2 7 (9.21%) J2SE
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
3 5 (6.58%) JMS
3 5 (6.58%) XML
4 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.26%) CSS
4 4 (5.26%) jQuery
4 4 (5.26%) Kafka
4 4 (5.26%) Regular Expression
4 4 (5.26%) Sass
5 2 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.63%) JSON
5 2 (2.63%) Middleware
5 2 (2.63%) Node.js
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.32%) HTML5
6 1 (1.32%) SOAP
6 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) RIA
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Linux
2 38 (50.00%) Unix
3 16 (21.05%) Windows
4 12 (15.79%) AIX
5 9 (11.84%) Solaris
6 5 (6.58%) HPUX
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.79%) SIEM
3 11 (14.47%) Analytics
4 10 (13.16%) SDLC
5 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps
5 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.89%) Use Case
5 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.58%) Anomaly Detection
6 5 (6.58%) BDD
6 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.58%) Kanban
6 5 (6.58%) OO
6 5 (6.58%) Scrum
6 5 (6.58%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (6.58%) TDD
7 4 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) Python
2 38 (50.00%) Java
3 32 (42.11%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) C++
5 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.53%) C
6 8 (10.53%) Korn
6 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.21%) VBA
8 6 (7.89%) PHP
9 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.26%) Scala
11 3 (3.95%) Ruby
11 3 (3.95%) VB
11 3 (3.95%) VBScript
12 2 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) CISSP
1 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) SANS
3 3 (3.95%) CEH
3 3 (3.95%) CISM
3 3 (3.95%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) PowerHA
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) QRadar
2 5 (6.58%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (6.58%) Puppet
3 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.26%) RSA Archer
4 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.63%) vRealize
6 1 (1.32%) Ansible
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.32%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.32%) Graylog
6 1 (1.32%) Netcool
6 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Splunk
2 13 (17.11%) IBM
2 13 (17.11%) Sybase
3 8 (10.53%) Symantec
4 5 (6.58%) ArcSight
4 5 (6.58%) MapR
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.95%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) Twitter
8 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.32%) CA
8 1 (1.32%) Progress
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