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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 41 93 57
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -36
Contract jobs citing Perl 113 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.35% 1.51% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.96% 4.97% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 13 37
Median daily rate £375 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
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
945 966 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.42% 30.40% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 500 588
Median daily rate £344 £360 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 13
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +21 50 £400 +6.66% 5
Renfrewshire - 32 £320 -
Stirling - 15 £438 -
Edinburgh -7 12 £375 - 4
Fife - 1 £320 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 169 (84.08%) Linux
2 137 (68.16%) Java
3 125 (62.19%) Unix
4 103 (51.24%) SQL
5 73 (36.32%) Finance
6 63 (31.34%) Python
7 53 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (25.87%) Windows
9 51 (25.37%) Sybase
10 50 (24.88%) DB2
11 48 (23.88%) Korn
12 46 (22.89%) ITIL
13 43 (21.39%) OO
13 43 (21.39%) OOD
13 43 (21.39%) Bash Shell
14 42 (20.90%) SDLC
14 42 (20.90%) Spring
15 40 (19.90%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (18.41%) Relational Database
16 37 (18.41%) Solaris
16 37 (18.41%) J2SE
16 37 (18.41%) RDBMS
17 36 (17.91%) Red Hat
17 36 (17.91%) AIX
17 36 (17.91%) C++
18 35 (17.41%) HP
19 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
19 34 (16.92%) Banking
20 33 (16.42%) JUnit
20 33 (16.42%) Jenkins

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 31 (15.42%) Apache
2 16 (7.96%) JBoss
3 14 (6.97%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.48%) GeoServer
5 7 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.49%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.99%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.99%) Tuxedo
8 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.49%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 3 (1.49%) lighttpd
9 3 (1.49%) nginx
10 2 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.50%) CICS
11 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) InDesign
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Global One
1 4 (1.99%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.98%) PaaS
3 9 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.00%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.43%) DNS
2 23 (11.44%) SAN
3 20 (9.95%) TCP/IP
4 19 (9.45%) iSCSI
4 19 (9.45%) WAN
5 13 (6.47%) LDAP
6 9 (4.48%) Firewall
7 7 (3.48%) HTTP
7 7 (3.48%) SSL
8 5 (2.49%) FTP
8 5 (2.49%) SMTP
8 5 (2.49%) SNMP
9 4 (1.99%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.99%) SSH
10 3 (1.49%) DHCP
10 3 (1.49%) IPv4
10 3 (1.49%) IPv6
10 3 (1.49%) Network Security
11 2 (1.00%) Internet
12 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.88%) DB2
2 37 (18.41%) RDBMS
2 37 (18.41%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 18 (8.96%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.48%) GIS
6 7 (3.48%) QGIS
6 7 (3.48%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.99%) MySQL
7 6 (2.99%) ObjectStore
8 5 (2.49%) UniData
9 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.00%) Big Data
10 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.50%) HBase
11 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (16.42%) Jenkins
1 33 (16.42%) JUnit
2 21 (10.45%) Subversion
3 19 (9.45%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.96%) Hudson
5 12 (5.97%) Bower
6 9 (4.48%) MSBuild
6 9 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (4.48%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.48%) DBeaver
8 4 (1.99%) Ant
8 4 (1.99%) Build Forge
8 4 (1.99%) Maven
9 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.49%) Selenium
9 3 (1.49%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.00%) Flyway
11 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 73 (36.32%) Finance
2 34 (16.92%) Banking
3 25 (12.44%) Front Office
4 14 (6.97%) Legal
5 9 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) French Language
7 2 (1.00%) German Language
7 2 (1.00%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (39.80%) Developer
2 44 (21.89%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.95%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.45%) Unix Engineer
5 18 (8.96%) C++ Developer
6 16 (7.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (6.97%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.47%) Monitoring Engineer
11 9 (4.48%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Analyst
13 7 (3.48%) GIS Developer
14 6 (2.99%) Implementation Engineer
15 5 (2.49%) Administrator
15 5 (2.49%) Consultant
15 5 (2.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 5 (2.49%) Monitoring Specialist
15 5 (2.49%) Perl Developer
15 5 (2.49%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.90%) Spring
2 37 (18.41%) J2SE
3 30 (14.93%) JMS
4 28 (13.93%) CSS
4 28 (13.93%) HTML
5 24 (11.94%) Regular Expression
6 22 (10.95%) XML
7 17 (8.46%) AngularJS
7 17 (8.46%) Node.js
8 16 (7.96%) jQuery
8 16 (7.96%) Sass
9 13 (6.47%) Flask
10 12 (5.97%) Middleware
11 8 (3.98%) Web Services
12 7 (3.48%) Java EE
12 7 (3.48%) JSON
12 7 (3.48%) OpenLayers
12 7 (3.48%) PostGIS
13 6 (2.99%) LAMP
13 6 (2.99%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.46%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (5.47%) Equities
4 9 (4.48%) Clustering
4 9 (4.48%) PKI
5 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.48%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.99%) Derivative
7 6 (2.99%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.49%) User Experience
9 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.99%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.99%) Replication
10 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.00%) Photography
11 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 169 (84.08%) Linux
2 125 (62.19%) Unix
3 52 (25.87%) Windows
4 37 (18.41%) Solaris
5 36 (17.91%) AIX
6 31 (15.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (13.43%) HPUX
8 13 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.97%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.99%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.49%) Debian
11 5 (2.49%) SUSE
12 4 (1.99%) OS/390
13 1 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.89%) ITIL
3 43 (21.39%) OO
3 43 (21.39%) OOD
4 42 (20.90%) SDLC
5 32 (15.92%) Software Engineering
6 29 (14.43%) DevOps
7 27 (13.43%) Unit Testing
8 22 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.95%) Multithreading
10 19 (9.45%) Configuration Management
10 19 (9.45%) Service Management
11 18 (8.96%) Migration
12 16 (7.96%) BDD
12 16 (7.96%) Release Management
13 15 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (7.46%) TDD
14 14 (6.97%) Kanban
15 13 (6.47%) Database Tuning
15 13 (6.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 137 (68.16%) Java
2 103 (51.24%) SQL
3 63 (31.34%) Python
4 48 (23.88%) Korn
5 43 (21.39%) Bash Shell
6 36 (17.91%) C++
7 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
8 32 (15.92%) PowerShell
9 27 (13.43%) Ruby
10 25 (12.44%) Shell Script
11 23 (11.44%) Bourne shell
12 22 (10.95%) VBScript
13 20 (9.95%) C-shell
13 20 (9.95%) PHP
14 14 (6.97%) CoffeeScript
15 12 (5.97%) C
16 10 (4.98%) PL/SQL
17 9 (4.48%) VBA
18 5 (2.49%) Groovy
19 3 (1.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.98%) Degree
5 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) ISEB
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CISSP
6 1 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.95%) Samba
2 12 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.47%) Docker
4 8 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.48%) GeoWebCache
5 7 (3.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.48%) Veritas File System
5 7 (3.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (7.46%) HP SiteScope
2 13 (6.47%) Ansible
2 13 (6.47%) Netcool
2 13 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.47%) SCOM
3 12 (5.97%) Tivoli
4 11 (5.47%) Puppet
5 9 (4.48%) Nagios
6 6 (2.99%) TADDM
7 4 (1.99%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.49%) Cacti
8 3 (1.49%) Control-M
8 3 (1.49%) Munin
9 2 (1.00%) OVPA
9 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.00%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.50%) Graylog
10 1 (0.50%) Mesos
10 1 (0.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (25.37%) Sybase
2 36 (17.91%) Red Hat
3 35 (17.41%) HP
4 30 (14.93%) Oracle
5 23 (11.44%) VMware
6 20 (9.95%) IBM
7 18 (8.96%) Microsoft
8 14 (6.97%) CA
8 14 (6.97%) Splunk
9 7 (3.48%) EMC
9 7 (3.48%) Veritas
10 5 (2.49%) Sun
10 5 (2.49%) SunGard
11 4 (1.99%) Axway
11 4 (1.99%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.00%) Charles River
12 2 (1.00%) Compuware
12 2 (1.00%) SAP
13 1 (0.50%) Adobe
13 1 (0.50%) Cisco
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