Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 13 December 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 74 123
Rank change year-on-year +7 +49 -60
Contract jobs citing Perl 139 110 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.77% 2.65% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% 6.36% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 28
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £312 £285 £343
90th Percentile £550 £450 £498
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1890 1730 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.69% 41.61% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1031 1019
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £253
90th Percentile £525 £475 £509
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 39
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.50% +6.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £15.05 £14.85 £14.10
90th Percentile £134.30 £52.00 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +17.21%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl 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 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 100 £425 +6.25% 4
Edinburgh -9 35 £444 +14.52% 2
Fife 0 2 £320 +16.36%
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 110 (79.14%) Linux
2 78 (56.12%) Python
3 75 (53.96%) Unix
4 66 (47.48%) Finance
5 61 (43.88%) SQL
6 57 (41.01%) Java
7 43 (30.94%) Windows
8 39 (28.06%) Sybase
9 38 (27.34%) Firewall
10 35 (25.18%) DB2
10 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (23.02%) Bash Shell
12 31 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (21.58%) Relational Database
13 30 (21.58%) SDLC
14 28 (20.14%) IBM
14 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
15 27 (19.42%) DevOps
16 26 (18.71%) JavaScript
16 26 (18.71%) Git (software)
16 26 (18.71%) PKI
17 24 (17.27%) Ansible
18 21 (15.11%) Splunk
18 21 (15.11%) DNS
18 21 (15.11%) Configuration Management
19 20 (14.39%) RDBMS
19 20 (14.39%) Oracle
19 20 (14.39%) Spring
20 18 (12.95%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (12.95%) Shell Script

Perl
Co-occurring 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 16 (11.51%) Apache
1 16 (11.51%) IIS
2 15 (10.79%) Apache Spark
3 14 (10.07%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.63%) JBoss
5 9 (6.47%) CICS
5 9 (6.47%) MQSeries
5 9 (6.47%) SAS
6 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
7 7 (5.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (3.60%) Confluence
9 3 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.44%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (1.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.32%) IaaS
3 6 (4.32%) PaaS
4 2 (1.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.72%) Datadog
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.34%) Firewall
2 21 (15.11%) DNS
3 14 (10.07%) Internet
4 11 (7.91%) Kerberos
4 11 (7.91%) SSL
5 9 (6.47%) SSH
6 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.32%) LDAP
8 4 (2.88%) BIG-IP
8 4 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.88%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.88%) SAN
9 2 (1.44%) DMZ
9 2 (1.44%) HTTP
9 2 (1.44%) Intranet
9 2 (1.44%) SMTP
10 1 (0.72%) DHCP
10 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.18%) DB2
2 30 (21.58%) Relational Database
3 20 (14.39%) RDBMS
4 13 (9.35%) Big Data
5 12 (8.63%) Parquet
6 7 (5.04%) SQLite
7 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.88%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.16%) MySQL
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.44%) MSDE
9 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.23%) JIRA
3 15 (10.79%) Maven
4 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.35%) JUnit
6 10 (7.19%) Subversion
7 9 (6.47%) Ant
8 5 (3.60%) Hudson
9 4 (2.88%) Bower
10 3 (2.16%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.16%) Gradle
10 3 (2.16%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (47.48%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
2 11 (7.91%) Publishing
3 8 (5.76%) Law
4 6 (4.32%) Front Office
5 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (35.97%) Developer
2 28 (20.14%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.67%) Security Engineer
4 15 (10.79%) Splunk Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Java Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Python Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Perl Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.32%) C++ Developer
11 6 (4.32%) IT Security Specialist
11 6 (4.32%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Scala Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Security Specialist
11 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.60%) Consultant
12 5 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) Spring
2 16 (11.51%) Middleware
3 14 (10.07%) HTML
3 14 (10.07%) J2SE
3 14 (10.07%) Kafka
3 14 (10.07%) REST
4 12 (8.63%) Grok
4 12 (8.63%) Regular Expression
5 11 (7.91%) jQuery
6 10 (7.19%) Hibernate
6 10 (7.19%) RESTful
7 9 (6.47%) .NET
7 9 (6.47%) ISPF
7 9 (6.47%) XML
8 8 (5.76%) Java EE
8 8 (5.76%) SOAP
9 7 (5.04%) Ajax
10 6 (4.32%) Node.js
11 5 (3.60%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (3.60%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) PKI
2 13 (9.35%) Client/Server
3 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.47%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.60%) DataPower
6 5 (3.60%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.16%) Clustering
7 3 (2.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.44%) RIA
9 1 (0.72%) Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (79.14%) Linux
2 75 (53.96%) Unix
3 43 (30.94%) Windows
4 31 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
6 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.47%) Solaris
7 9 (6.47%) zOS
8 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 2 (1.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.72%) Debian
9 1 (0.72%) Tru64
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.58%) SDLC
3 27 (19.42%) DevOps
4 21 (15.11%) Configuration Management
5 18 (12.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.51%) OO
7 15 (10.79%) SIEM
8 14 (10.07%) Analytics
8 14 (10.07%) ITIL
9 13 (9.35%) Anomaly Detection
9 13 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (8.63%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (7.91%) Business Continuity
11 11 (7.91%) Business Continuity Planning
11 11 (7.91%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (7.91%) Content Management
11 11 (7.91%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (7.91%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.12%) Python
2 61 (43.88%) SQL
3 57 (41.01%) Java
4 32 (23.02%) Bash Shell
5 26 (18.71%) JavaScript
6 18 (12.95%) Shell Script
7 15 (10.79%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.19%) Scala
9 9 (6.47%) Assembly Language
9 9 (6.47%) CLIST
9 9 (6.47%) JCL
9 9 (6.47%) REXX
10 8 (5.76%) C++
11 7 (5.04%) C#
11 7 (5.04%) PHP
11 7 (5.04%) Ruby
12 5 (3.60%) Korn
13 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.88%) VBScript
14 3 (2.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) CISSP
2 13 (9.35%) SANS
3 12 (8.63%) CEH
4 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) Degree
5 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 7 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.72%) EMIR
4 1 (0.72%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) MiFID
4 1 (0.72%) MISRA
4 1 (0.72%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) Docker
1 9 (6.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 9 (6.47%) RACF
1 9 (6.47%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Postfix
3 1 (0.72%) RHEV
3 1 (0.72%) Samba
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (17.27%) Ansible
2 17 (12.23%) Puppet
3 16 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.35%) SCCM
5 10 (7.19%) IBM BigFix
5 10 (7.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (6.47%) zSecure
7 5 (3.60%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.60%) Rundeck
8 3 (2.16%) Control-M
8 3 (2.16%) Nagios
8 3 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (1.44%) EnCase
10 1 (0.72%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.72%) Packer
10 1 (0.72%) QRadar
10 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (28.06%) Sybase
2 28 (20.14%) IBM
2 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.11%) Splunk
4 20 (14.39%) Oracle
5 16 (11.51%) Symantec
6 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.91%) HP
8 9 (6.47%) CA
8 9 (6.47%) Dell
8 9 (6.47%) VMware
9 5 (3.60%) F5
10 4 (2.88%) Citrix
10 4 (2.88%) Imperva
10 4 (2.88%) McAfee
10 4 (2.88%) SAP
11 3 (2.16%) Adobe
11 3 (2.16%) EMC
11 3 (2.16%) Pega
11 3 (2.16%) Perforce