Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 27 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 +30 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 110 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.47% 5.91% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.41% 13.84% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 11
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -13.29%
10th Percentile £335 £318 £358
90th Percentile £550 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -35.45% -

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 632 477 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.65% 42.70% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 244 317
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £223
90th Percentile £509 £450 £458
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 81 (73.64%) Linux
2 71 (64.55%) Finance
3 66 (60.00%) Unix
4 64 (58.18%) SQL
5 57 (51.82%) Python
6 48 (43.64%) Sybase
7 44 (40.00%) Java
8 38 (34.55%) DB2
9 33 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 30 (27.27%) Windows
11 29 (26.36%) Firewall
12 28 (25.45%) IBM
12 28 (25.45%) SDLC
13 27 (24.55%) PKI
14 23 (20.91%) Shell Script
15 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (19.09%) RDBMS
17 20 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
19 18 (16.36%) Bash Shell
19 18 (16.36%) OO
20 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Excel
20 17 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (15.45%) Spring
21 16 (14.55%) Splunk
21 16 (14.55%) Kerberos
21 16 (14.55%) SSL
21 16 (14.55%) DNS
21 16 (14.55%) Symantec
21 16 (14.55%) Oracle

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 15 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 14 (12.73%) CICS
2 14 (12.73%) MQSeries
2 14 (12.73%) SAS
3 10 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (2.73%) Apache
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.82%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.36%) Firewall
2 16 (14.55%) DNS
2 16 (14.55%) Kerberos
2 16 (14.55%) SSL
3 14 (12.73%) SSH
4 10 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (1.82%) DMZ
5 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.55%) DB2
2 33 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 21 (19.09%) RDBMS
4 13 (11.82%) Big Data
5 12 (10.91%) Parquet
6 7 (6.36%) SQLite
7 4 (3.64%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.73%) MySQL
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.82%) MSDE
9 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.91%) JIRA
2 12 (10.91%) JUnit
3 3 (2.73%) Ant
3 3 (2.73%) Gradle
3 3 (2.73%) Hudson
3 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.73%) Maven
General
1 71 (64.55%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Publishing
3 6 (5.45%) Front Office
4 5 (4.55%) Banking
5 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Law
7 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Developer
2 23 (20.91%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 15 (13.64%) Splunk Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 9 (8.18%) Perl Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.36%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Assembler Programmer
9 6 (5.45%) IT Security Specialist
9 6 (5.45%) Java Scala Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Mainframe Programmer
9 6 (5.45%) Programmer
9 6 (5.45%) RACF Programmer
9 6 (5.45%) SAS Programmer
9 6 (5.45%) Scala Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Security Specialist
10 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 4 (3.64%) SAP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) Spring
2 15 (13.64%) J2SE
2 15 (13.64%) Middleware
3 14 (12.73%) ISPF
3 14 (12.73%) Kafka
4 13 (11.82%) REST
5 12 (10.91%) Grok
5 12 (10.91%) Regular Expression
6 10 (9.09%) HTML
7 5 (4.55%) JMS
8 4 (3.64%) RESTful
8 4 (3.64%) SOAP
8 4 (3.64%) XML
9 3 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.73%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.73%) JSON
9 3 (2.73%) Protocol Buffers
10 2 (1.82%) .NET
10 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.82%) lodash
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.55%) PKI
2 14 (12.73%) Mainframe
3 13 (11.82%) Client/Server
4 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.82%) Clustering
7 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.82%) RIA
8 1 (0.91%) Derivative
8 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (73.64%) Linux
2 66 (60.00%) Unix
3 30 (27.27%) Windows
4 14 (12.73%) zOS
5 10 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.91%) AIX
7 1 (0.91%) Tru64
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) SDLC
2 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.36%) OO
4 17 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (13.64%) SIEM
6 14 (12.73%) Analytics
6 14 (12.73%) Information Security
6 14 (12.73%) People Management
6 14 (12.73%) Project Planning
6 14 (12.73%) Security Management
6 14 (12.73%) Time Management
7 13 (11.82%) Anomaly Detection
8 12 (10.91%) Configuration Management
8 12 (10.91%) Project Management
9 11 (10.00%) BCP
9 11 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 11 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 11 (10.00%) OOD
9 11 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
9 11 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) SQL
2 57 (51.82%) Python
3 44 (40.00%) Java
4 23 (20.91%) Shell Script
5 18 (16.36%) Bash Shell
6 14 (12.73%) Assembly Language
6 14 (12.73%) CLIST
6 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.73%) JCL
6 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
6 14 (12.73%) REXX
7 11 (10.00%) Scala
8 7 (6.36%) C#
8 7 (6.36%) C++
9 6 (5.45%) Korn
10 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.64%) VBScript
11 3 (2.73%) PHP
11 3 (2.73%) VBA
12 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) CISSP
2 13 (11.82%) SANS
3 12 (10.91%) CEH
4 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.91%) EMIR
3 1 (0.91%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 14 (12.73%) RACF
1 14 (12.73%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) Docker
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) zSecure
2 13 (11.82%) SCCM
3 10 (9.09%) Ansible
3 10 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
3 10 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.27%) Puppet
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.82%) EnCase
5 2 (1.82%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.91%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.91%) QRadar
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) Sybase
2 28 (25.45%) IBM
3 20 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.55%) Oracle
4 16 (14.55%) Splunk
4 16 (14.55%) Symantec
5 14 (12.73%) CA
6 9 (8.18%) Dell
6 9 (8.18%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) McAfee
7 4 (3.64%) SAP
8 3 (2.73%) Perforce
9 2 (1.82%) FireEye
9 2 (1.82%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.82%) Juniper
9 2 (1.82%) Lancope
9 2 (1.82%) M86 Security
9 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.82%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.82%) VMware