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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 56 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 104 60 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.48% 2.00% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.33% 6.24% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 31
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
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
1007 961 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.67% 32.01% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 522 593
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +12 37 £400 +4.91% 7
Edinburgh +3 31 £450 +18.03% 7
Renfrewshire - 22 £325 - 2
Stirling +14 8 £450 - 2
Dundee - 3 £400 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £400 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 99 (79.84%) Linux
2 75 (60.48%) Java
3 62 (50.00%) Unix
4 57 (45.97%) SQL
5 44 (35.48%) Python
6 43 (34.68%) Finance
7 36 (29.03%) Windows
8 34 (27.42%) Korn
8 34 (27.42%) Bash Shell
9 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (25.00%) ITIL
10 27 (21.77%) PowerShell
10 27 (21.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (21.77%) SDLC
11 26 (20.97%) Red Hat
12 24 (19.35%) Shell Script
12 24 (19.35%) Solaris
12 24 (19.35%) Jenkins
13 22 (17.74%) DevOps
14 21 (16.94%) Relational Database
14 21 (16.94%) OO
14 21 (16.94%) RDBMS
14 21 (16.94%) Ruby
15 20 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (16.13%) Apache
15 20 (16.13%) AIX
15 20 (16.13%) Sybase
15 20 (16.13%) C++
15 20 (16.13%) Configuration Management
16 19 (15.32%) DB2

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 20 (16.13%) Apache
2 14 (11.29%) JBoss
3 9 (7.26%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.45%) Node.js
4 8 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.84%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.23%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.42%) AquaLogic
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.42%) Tuxedo
8 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.42%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.81%) CMS
9 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) InDesign
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Global One
1 3 (2.42%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.61%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) DNS
2 17 (13.71%) SAN
3 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.68%) iSCSI
4 12 (9.68%) WAN
5 9 (7.26%) LDAP
6 5 (4.03%) Firewall
7 3 (2.42%) SSL
8 2 (1.61%) HTTP
9 1 (0.81%) Intranet
9 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) RDBMS
1 21 (16.94%) Relational Database
2 19 (15.32%) DB2
3 11 (8.87%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) UniData
5 3 (2.42%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.42%) Big Data
5 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.42%) MySQL
6 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.61%) ObjectStore
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.29%) JUnit
2 14 (11.29%) Subversion
3 13 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.45%) Hudson
4 8 (6.45%) MSBuild
4 8 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.03%) Bower
6 4 (3.23%) Ant
6 4 (3.23%) Maven
7 3 (2.42%) Build Forge
7 3 (2.42%) Selenium
7 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.61%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.61%) Flyway
8 2 (1.61%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.61%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (34.68%) Finance
2 16 (12.90%) Banking
3 15 (12.10%) Front Office
4 13 (10.48%) Legal
5 8 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.61%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Unix Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Analyst
8 7 (5.65%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Administrator
10 5 (4.03%) Consultant
10 5 (4.03%) Monitoring Specialist
10 5 (4.03%) Perl Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.10%) J2SE
1 15 (12.10%) Spring
2 13 (10.48%) Regular Expression
3 11 (8.87%) CSS
3 11 (8.87%) HTML
3 11 (8.87%) JMS
4 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 7 (5.65%) jQuery
5 7 (5.65%) Middleware
5 7 (5.65%) Sass
6 6 (4.84%) OAuth
6 6 (4.84%) Web Services
7 5 (4.03%) Flask
8 4 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (2.42%) J2EE
9 3 (2.42%) LAMP
10 2 (1.61%) .NET
11 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.81%) SOAP
11 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (6.45%) Clustering
3 8 (6.45%) Equities
4 6 (4.84%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.84%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.84%) PKI
5 4 (3.23%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.42%) Derivative
7 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (79.84%) Linux
2 62 (50.00%) Unix
3 36 (29.03%) Windows
4 27 (21.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (19.35%) Solaris
6 20 (16.13%) AIX
7 13 (10.48%) HPUX
8 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (8.06%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.42%) OS/390
11 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.81%) CentOS
12 1 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (25.00%) ITIL
2 27 (21.77%) SDLC
3 22 (17.74%) DevOps
4 21 (16.94%) OO
5 20 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 20 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (15.32%) OOD
6 19 (15.32%) Unit Testing
7 16 (12.90%) Migration
7 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.48%) Release Management
9 10 (8.06%) Service Management
9 10 (8.06%) Software Testing
10 9 (7.26%) Manual Testing
10 9 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.26%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.45%) BDD
11 8 (6.45%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.48%) Java
2 57 (45.97%) SQL
3 44 (35.48%) Python
4 34 (27.42%) Bash Shell
4 34 (27.42%) Korn
5 27 (21.77%) PowerShell
6 24 (19.35%) Shell Script
7 21 (16.94%) Ruby
8 20 (16.13%) C++
9 18 (14.52%) Bourne shell
10 15 (12.10%) C-shell
11 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
11 11 (8.87%) VBScript
12 7 (5.65%) C
12 7 (5.65%) VBA
13 6 (4.84%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (4.03%) VB
15 4 (3.23%) AWK
15 4 (3.23%) C#
16 3 (2.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.61%) CISSP
4 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB
4 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.61%) SANS
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Samba
2 9 (7.26%) Docker
3 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (5.65%) Veritas File System
4 7 (5.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.61%) vSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) Ansible
1 11 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (8.87%) Puppet
2 10 (8.06%) Netcool
2 10 (8.06%) SCOM
2 10 (8.06%) Tivoli
3 8 (6.45%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (4.84%) Nagios
4 6 (4.84%) TADDM
5 3 (2.42%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.61%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.61%) Control-M
6 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.61%) QRadar
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.81%) Mesos
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (20.97%) Red Hat
2 20 (16.13%) Sybase
3 17 (13.71%) IBM
4 16 (12.90%) Oracle
4 16 (12.90%) VMware
5 15 (12.10%) HP
6 13 (10.48%) Splunk
7 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.26%) CA
9 8 (6.45%) Veritas
10 4 (3.23%) EMC
10 4 (3.23%) Sun
10 4 (3.23%) SunGard
11 3 (2.42%) Axway
11 3 (2.42%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.61%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.61%) Charles River
12 2 (1.61%) Citrix
13 1 (0.81%) Informatica
13 1 (0.81%) MapR
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