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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
UK / Scotland
Rank 71 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 1.15% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 3.36% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 23
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%

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
796 862 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.69% 34.10% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 480 576
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.06 £22.50 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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
Edinburgh +23 20 £450 +12.50% 5
Glasgow +13 16 £400 -0.96% 4
West Lothian -3 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 52 (66.67%) Linux
2 45 (57.69%) Python
3 35 (44.87%) Unix
4 32 (41.03%) Java
5 29 (37.18%) SQL
6 28 (35.90%) Firewall
7 23 (29.49%) Finance
8 20 (25.64%) Windows
9 19 (24.36%) Splunk
10 17 (21.79%) SIEM
11 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
11 16 (20.51%) AIX
11 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
12 14 (17.95%) DNS
13 13 (16.67%) Banking
13 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (15.38%) Big Data
14 12 (15.38%) IBM
14 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
15 11 (14.10%) Analytics
15 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
15 11 (14.10%) Use Case
15 11 (14.10%) QRadar
16 10 (12.82%) Network Security
17 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (11.54%) Solaris
17 9 (11.54%) VBA
17 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
17 9 (11.54%) Korn

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 (8.97%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) JBoss
2 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) IaaS
2 5 (6.41%) PaaS
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.28%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.90%) Firewall
2 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.95%) DNS
4 10 (12.82%) Network Security
5 4 (5.13%) LDAP
6 2 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (1.28%) DECT
7 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.28%) RS-485
7 1 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) Big Data
2 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.41%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.13%) HBase
5 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) DB2
7 2 (2.56%) GIS
7 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.28%) KDB
8 1 (1.28%) Kdb+
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 6 (7.69%) Subversion
3 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.85%) Bower
4 3 (3.85%) Maven
5 2 (2.56%) Ant
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.28%) GoCD
6 1 (1.28%) Gradle
6 1 (1.28%) gulp
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Splunk Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Administrator
3 8 (10.26%) AIX Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Security Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Hadoop Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Splunk Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Product Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) SIEM Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Unix Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.13%) CSS
2 4 (5.13%) jQuery
2 4 (5.13%) Kafka
2 4 (5.13%) Node.js
2 4 (5.13%) Sass
3 3 (3.85%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
3 3 (3.85%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.85%) Spring
4 2 (2.56%) J2SE
4 2 (2.56%) Java EE
4 2 (2.56%) RESTful
4 2 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.28%) HTML5
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) Fintech
6 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) RIA
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (66.67%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) Unix
3 20 (25.64%) Windows
4 16 (20.51%) AIX
5 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.54%) Solaris
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.85%) HPUX
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) SIEM
2 11 (14.10%) Analytics
2 11 (14.10%) Use Case
3 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) Mathematics
5 7 (8.97%) DevOps
5 7 (8.97%) SDLC
6 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.69%) OO
7 5 (6.41%) Anomaly Detection
7 5 (6.41%) Database Security
7 5 (6.41%) Open Source
7 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.41%) Scrum
7 5 (6.41%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (5.13%) BDD
8 4 (5.13%) Kanban
8 4 (5.13%) Low Latency
8 4 (5.13%) Process Management
8 4 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) Python
2 32 (41.03%) Java
3 29 (37.18%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.54%) Korn
5 9 (11.54%) VBA
6 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.97%) C++
8 5 (6.41%) C
8 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.13%) PHP
10 3 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (2.56%) C-shell
11 2 (2.56%) Ruby
11 2 (2.56%) VB
11 2 (2.56%) VBScript
12 1 (1.28%) C#
12 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) CISSP
1 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) SANS
3 3 (3.85%) CEH
3 3 (3.85%) CISM
3 3 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) PowerHA
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) Docker
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) Samba
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) QRadar
2 8 (10.26%) Puppet
3 7 (8.97%) Ansible
3 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.41%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (5.13%) yum
6 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.56%) vRealize
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Splunk
2 12 (15.38%) IBM
2 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.26%) Sybase
3 8 (10.26%) Symantec
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) ArcSight
5 5 (6.41%) MapR
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.13%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Twitter
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe
8 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.28%) Progress