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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 52 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Contract jobs citing Perl 74 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.31% 1.52% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.36% 4.96% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 26
Median daily rate £344 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £368 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £390 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
885 1008 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.54% 30.72% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 532 563
Median daily rate £340 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +22 42 £425 +13.33% 4
Renfrewshire - 22 £320 -
Edinburgh -6 4 £388 -13.88% 2
Stirling - 3 - -
Fife +4 2 £298 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 168 (85.71%) Linux
2 137 (69.90%) Java
3 130 (66.33%) Unix
4 106 (54.08%) SQL
5 72 (36.73%) Finance
6 64 (32.65%) Python
7 57 (29.08%) Sybase
7 57 (29.08%) DB2
8 51 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (25.51%) Windows
10 48 (24.49%) Spring
11 47 (23.98%) Korn
12 45 (22.96%) Relational Database
12 45 (22.96%) SDLC
13 44 (22.45%) OO
13 44 (22.45%) RDBMS
14 43 (21.94%) ITIL
14 43 (21.94%) C++
15 42 (21.43%) OOD
15 42 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (20.41%) J2SE
17 39 (19.90%) Bash Shell
18 38 (19.39%) JUnit
19 36 (18.37%) HP
20 35 (17.86%) AIX
21 34 (17.35%) Solaris
21 34 (17.35%) Banking
22 33 (16.84%) Software Engineering
22 33 (16.84%) JMS
22 33 (16.84%) Security Cleared

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 (15.82%) Apache
2 9 (4.59%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.08%) JBoss
4 7 (3.57%) GeoServer
4 7 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.04%) AquaLogic
7 4 (2.04%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.04%) Tuxedo
7 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.53%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 3 (1.53%) lighttpd
8 3 (1.53%) nginx
9 2 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) InDesign
3 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Global One
1 4 (2.04%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.61%) PaaS
3 10 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.80%) DNS
2 20 (10.20%) SAN
2 20 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.69%) iSCSI
3 19 (9.69%) WAN
4 10 (5.10%) LDAP
5 9 (4.59%) Firewall
6 7 (3.57%) HTTP
6 7 (3.57%) SSL
7 5 (2.55%) FTP
7 5 (2.55%) SMTP
7 5 (2.55%) SNMP
8 4 (2.04%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.04%) SSH
9 3 (1.53%) DHCP
9 3 (1.53%) IPv4
9 3 (1.53%) IPv6
9 3 (1.53%) Network Security
10 2 (1.02%) Internet
11 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.08%) DB2
2 45 (22.96%) Relational Database
3 44 (22.45%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.08%) GIS
7 7 (3.57%) QGIS
8 6 (3.06%) MySQL
8 6 (3.06%) ObjectStore
9 5 (2.55%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.55%) UniData
10 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.02%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.02%) Big Data
11 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.51%) HBase
12 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (19.39%) JUnit
2 31 (15.82%) Jenkins
3 18 (9.18%) Subversion
4 17 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.67%) Hudson
5 11 (5.61%) Bower
6 9 (4.59%) MSBuild
6 9 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (4.59%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.57%) DBeaver
8 4 (2.04%) Build Forge
8 4 (2.04%) Maven
9 3 (1.53%) Ant
9 3 (1.53%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.53%) JIRA
9 3 (1.53%) Selenium
9 3 (1.53%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.53%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.02%) GitLab
General
1 72 (36.73%) Finance
2 34 (17.35%) Banking
3 23 (11.73%) Front Office
4 13 (6.63%) Legal
5 9 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) French Language
7 2 (1.02%) German Language
7 2 (1.02%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (43.37%) Developer
2 43 (21.94%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.20%) C++ Developer
4 19 (9.69%) Unix Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.65%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.61%) Monitoring Engineer
11 9 (4.59%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) GIS Developer
13 6 (3.06%) Analyst
13 6 (3.06%) Implementation Engineer
14 5 (2.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 5 (2.55%) Monitoring Specialist
14 5 (2.55%) Scala Developer
14 5 (2.55%) Security Engineer
14 5 (2.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
15 4 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.49%) Spring
2 40 (20.41%) J2SE
3 33 (16.84%) JMS
4 25 (12.76%) XML
5 24 (12.24%) CSS
5 24 (12.24%) HTML
5 24 (12.24%) Regular Expression
6 14 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 14 (7.14%) jQuery
6 14 (7.14%) Node.js
6 14 (7.14%) Sass
7 12 (6.12%) Flask
8 11 (5.61%) Middleware
9 8 (4.08%) JSON
10 7 (3.57%) Java EE
10 7 (3.57%) OpenLayers
10 7 (3.57%) PostGIS
11 6 (3.06%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.06%) LAMP
12 5 (2.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.67%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (5.61%) Equities
4 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.06%) Clustering
5 6 (3.06%) Derivative
5 6 (3.06%) PKI
6 4 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.04%) Replication
6 4 (2.04%) User Experience
7 3 (1.53%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.02%) Photography
8 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 168 (85.71%) Linux
2 130 (66.33%) Unix
3 50 (25.51%) Windows
4 35 (17.86%) AIX
5 34 (17.35%) Solaris
6 28 (14.29%) HPUX
7 25 (12.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.12%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.06%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.55%) Debian
11 5 (2.55%) SUSE
12 4 (2.04%) OS/390
13 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.96%) SDLC
3 44 (22.45%) OO
4 43 (21.94%) ITIL
5 42 (21.43%) OOD
6 33 (16.84%) Software Engineering
7 28 (14.29%) DevOps
8 26 (13.27%) Unit Testing
9 24 (12.24%) Multithreading
10 21 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.69%) Service Management
12 18 (9.18%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.16%) Migration
13 16 (8.16%) Release Management
14 15 (7.65%) BDD
14 15 (7.65%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (7.14%) Kanban
15 14 (7.14%) TDD
16 13 (6.63%) Database Tuning
17 12 (6.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (69.90%) Java
2 106 (54.08%) SQL
3 64 (32.65%) Python
4 47 (23.98%) Korn
5 43 (21.94%) C++
6 39 (19.90%) Bash Shell
7 30 (15.31%) JavaScript
8 28 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 25 (12.76%) Ruby
10 23 (11.73%) Bourne shell
11 22 (11.22%) PHP
11 22 (11.22%) Shell Script
11 22 (11.22%) VBScript
12 20 (10.20%) C-shell
13 16 (8.16%) C
14 13 (6.63%) CoffeeScript
15 9 (4.59%) PL/SQL
16 7 (3.57%) VBA
17 5 (2.55%) Groovy
17 5 (2.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (5.10%) Degree
5 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) ISEB
5 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CISSP
6 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.20%) Samba
2 12 (6.12%) Docker
3 9 (4.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.57%) GeoWebCache
5 5 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.04%) Veritas File System
6 4 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (7.65%) HP SiteScope
2 13 (6.63%) Ansible
2 13 (6.63%) Netcool
2 13 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.63%) SCOM
3 12 (6.12%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.59%) Puppet
5 6 (3.06%) Nagios
6 4 (2.04%) BladeLogic
6 4 (2.04%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.53%) Cacti
7 3 (1.53%) Control-M
7 3 (1.53%) Munin
7 3 (1.53%) TADDM
8 2 (1.02%) Fluentd
8 2 (1.02%) Graylog
8 2 (1.02%) OVPA
8 2 (1.02%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 57 (29.08%) Sybase
2 36 (18.37%) HP
3 31 (15.82%) Red Hat
4 30 (15.31%) Oracle
5 20 (10.20%) IBM
6 18 (9.18%) Microsoft
7 16 (8.16%) VMware
8 15 (7.65%) Splunk
9 14 (7.14%) CA
10 6 (3.06%) EMC
11 5 (2.55%) Sun
11 5 (2.55%) SunGard
12 4 (2.04%) Axway
12 4 (2.04%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.04%) Veritas
13 2 (1.02%) Compuware
13 2 (1.02%) SAP
14 1 (0.51%) Adobe
14 1 (0.51%) Murex
14 1 (0.51%) Symantec