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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 75 97 55
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Contract jobs citing Perl 45 29 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.31% 1.03% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 3.37% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 50
Median daily rate £400 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £46.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.59% +37.03%
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
839 860 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.03% 30.42% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 500 659
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £239 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% +42.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +18 25 £400 +6.66% 4
Edinburgh +25 14 £388 -10.91% 6
Aberdeen - 4 £400 -
Fife +2 1 £275 -14.06%
Renfrewshire +1 1 - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 80 (72.73%) Linux
2 71 (64.55%) Unix
3 64 (58.18%) Java
4 55 (50.00%) SQL
5 46 (41.82%) Python
6 35 (31.82%) Finance
7 30 (27.27%) Sybase
7 30 (27.27%) Windows
8 28 (25.45%) DB2
9 27 (24.55%) Spring
9 27 (24.55%) Relational Database
10 25 (22.73%) RDBMS
10 25 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (21.82%) C++
12 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
13 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (19.09%) Firewall
14 20 (18.18%) AIX
14 20 (18.18%) SDLC
15 19 (17.27%) JUnit
16 18 (16.36%) PHP
16 18 (16.36%) Solaris
16 18 (16.36%) Korn
17 17 (15.45%) Bash Shell
17 17 (15.45%) Splunk
17 17 (15.45%) TCP/IP
17 17 (15.45%) DNS
17 17 (15.45%) J2SE
18 16 (14.55%) HP

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 (6.36%) Apache
1 7 (6.36%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.73%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.73%) IaaS
2 3 (2.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) Firewall
2 17 (15.45%) DNS
2 17 (15.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.36%) iSCSI
3 7 (6.36%) SAN
3 7 (6.36%) WAN
4 6 (5.45%) Network Security
5 3 (2.73%) LDAP
6 2 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) DB2
2 27 (24.55%) Relational Database
3 25 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 13 (11.82%) Big Data
5 10 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.45%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.55%) HBase
8 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.91%) MySQL
10 1 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) JUnit
2 8 (7.27%) JIRA
3 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.82%) GitLab
5 2 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.91%) Ant
6 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.91%) GoCD
6 1 (0.91%) Gradle
6 1 (0.91%) gulp
6 1 (0.91%) Selenium
6 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.91%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 35 (31.82%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Front Office
4 2 (1.82%) French Language
4 2 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) Developer
2 23 (20.91%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) C++ Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Administrator
5 7 (6.36%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) AIX Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Scala Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Splunk Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Consultant
7 5 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Hadoop Administrator
8 4 (3.64%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Splunk Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Product Specialist
9 3 (2.73%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.55%) Spring
2 17 (15.45%) J2SE
3 15 (13.64%) JMS
3 15 (13.64%) XML
4 9 (8.18%) Regular Expression
5 8 (7.27%) JSON
6 5 (4.55%) HTML
7 4 (3.64%) CSS
7 4 (3.64%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.64%) Kafka
8 3 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.73%) XSLT
9 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.82%) jQuery
9 2 (1.82%) Middleware
9 2 (1.82%) Sass
10 1 (0.91%) Browserify
10 1 (0.91%) HTML5
10 1 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.36%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (6.36%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.64%) User Experience
6 3 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.82%) Derivative
7 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 80 (72.73%) Linux
2 71 (64.55%) Unix
3 30 (27.27%) Windows
4 20 (18.18%) AIX
5 18 (16.36%) Solaris
6 13 (11.82%) HPUX
7 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.18%) SDLC
3 16 (14.55%) OO
4 14 (12.73%) ITIL
5 13 (11.82%) OOD
5 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.91%) Multithreading
7 10 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.18%) Analytics
8 9 (8.18%) SIEM
9 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.36%) DevOps
10 7 (6.36%) Service Management
10 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.45%) Use Case
12 5 (4.55%) Anomaly Detection
12 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) Java
2 55 (50.00%) SQL
3 46 (41.82%) Python
4 24 (21.82%) C++
5 18 (16.36%) Korn
5 18 (16.36%) PHP
6 17 (15.45%) Bash Shell
7 12 (10.91%) VBScript
8 11 (10.00%) C
8 11 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 8 (7.27%) VBA
11 7 (6.36%) C-shell
12 6 (5.45%) Scala
13 4 (3.64%) Groovy
13 4 (3.64%) Ruby
13 4 (3.64%) VB
14 3 (2.73%) Bourne shell
15 2 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.27%) CISSP
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
5 5 (4.55%) SANS
6 3 (2.73%) CEH
6 3 (2.73%) CISM
6 3 (2.73%) GIAC
7 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) PowerHA
1 7 (6.36%) Samba
2 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.73%) Docker
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) QRadar
2 6 (5.45%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (4.55%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (3.64%) RSA Archer
5 3 (2.73%) Puppet
6 2 (1.82%) Fluentd
6 2 (1.82%) Graylog
6 2 (1.82%) Netcool
6 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) OVPA
6 2 (1.82%) SCOM
6 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.91%) Ansible
7 1 (0.91%) Oozie
7 1 (0.91%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (27.27%) Sybase
2 17 (15.45%) Splunk
3 16 (14.55%) HP
4 14 (12.73%) IBM
5 10 (9.09%) Oracle
6 7 (6.36%) Symantec
7 5 (4.55%) ArcSight
7 5 (4.55%) MapR
8 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.73%) CA
10 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.91%) Compuware
10 1 (0.91%) Progress
10 1 (0.91%) SAP
10 1 (0.91%) Twitter
10 1 (0.91%) VMware
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