The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs citing Perl 44 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.62% 8.42% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 17.46% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 363 338 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 54.59% 48.22% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 192 155
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Glasgow

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Glasgow

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Glasgow

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Perl.

1 55 (83.33%) Unix
2 43 (65.15%) SQL
3 42 (63.64%) Finance
4 34 (51.52%) Java
5 27 (40.91%) Sybase
5 27 (40.91%) Linux
6 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
7 19 (28.79%) OO
8 17 (25.76%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (25.76%) Low Latency
9 15 (22.73%) Python
10 12 (18.18%) Firewall
11 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.64%) C++
11 9 (13.64%) IBM
11 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
12 8 (12.12%) AIX
12 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.12%) Analytics
13 7 (10.61%) Splunk
13 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (10.61%) DB2
13 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (9.09%) SSH
14 6 (9.09%) Security Management
14 6 (9.09%) VMware
14 6 (9.09%) Workflow
14 6 (9.09%) Information Security
14 6 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (9.09%) CICS
1 6 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 6 (9.09%) SAS
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 6 (9.09%) Network Security
2 6 (9.09%) SSH
2 6 (9.09%) SSL
2 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) DB2
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
4 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.55%) KDB
5 3 (4.55%) Parquet
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Splunk Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Designer
7 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) RACF Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.09%) Angular 2
2 6 (9.09%) ISPF
2 6 (9.09%) Middleware
2 6 (9.09%) React
2 6 (9.09%) REST
2 6 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.55%) Grok
3 3 (4.55%) J2SE
3 3 (4.55%) Kafka
3 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 3 (4.55%) Spring
3 3 (4.55%) WSDL
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) Apache CXF
4 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.03%) HTML5
4 2 (3.03%) jQuery
4 2 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 6 (9.09%) PKI
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Derivative
3 2 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Unix
2 27 (40.91%) Linux
3 8 (12.12%) AIX
4 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.09%) zOS
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) OO
2 17 (25.76%) Low Latency
2 17 (25.76%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (12.12%) Analytics
5 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
6 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.09%) People Management
6 6 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 6 (9.09%) SDLC
6 6 (9.09%) Security Management
6 6 (9.09%) SIEM
6 6 (9.09%) Time Management
6 6 (9.09%) Workflow
7 5 (7.58%) Case Management
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 34 (51.52%) Java
3 15 (22.73%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) C++
4 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 6 (9.09%) CLIST
5 6 (9.09%) JCL
5 6 (9.09%) REXX
6 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.58%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) Korn
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) C-shell
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) CISSP
1 5 (7.58%) SANS
2 3 (4.55%) CEH
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (9.09%) RACF
1 6 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
1 6 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (9.09%) yum
1 6 (9.09%) zSecure
2 5 (7.58%) RSA Archer
3 2 (3.03%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (3.03%) QRadar
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Sybase
2 9 (13.64%) IBM
3 7 (10.61%) Splunk
4 6 (9.09%) CA
4 6 (9.09%) EMC
4 6 (9.09%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) MapR
7 1 (1.52%) Twitter