Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 96 133
Rank change year-on-year -5 +37 -63
Contract jobs citing Perl 81 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.66% 2.00% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 4.52% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 31
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £314 £310
90th Percentile £563 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -10.11% +8.54% +14.69%

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 1,750 1,661 1,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.93% 44.21% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 994 998
Scotland median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £290 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 24
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +17.33% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.75 £15.68 £15.89
90th Percentile £43.25 £57.50 £42.78
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -5 45 £400 - 7
Edinburgh -27 34 £400 -3.03% 6
Fife +3 2 £320 +16.36%
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Perl.

1 61 (75.31%) Linux
2 54 (66.67%) Python
3 38 (46.91%) SQL
4 37 (45.68%) Java
5 30 (37.04%) Unix
6 27 (33.33%) Finance
7 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (28.40%) Windows
9 18 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
10 17 (20.99%) OO
10 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
11 16 (19.75%) Bash Shell
11 16 (19.75%) Firewall
11 16 (19.75%) Ansible
11 16 (19.75%) DevOps
12 15 (18.52%) OOD
12 15 (18.52%) HTML
13 14 (17.28%) Sybase
13 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
13 14 (17.28%) Subversion
14 13 (16.05%) Oracle
14 13 (16.05%) DNS
14 13 (16.05%) SDLC
15 12 (14.81%) Scrum
16 11 (13.58%) Configuration Management
16 11 (13.58%) RDBMS
16 11 (13.58%) DB2
16 11 (13.58%) CSS

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 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.88%) Apache
2 8 (9.88%) GeoServer
2 8 (9.88%) JBoss
3 7 (8.64%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.17%) Confluence
5 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (2.47%) CMS
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Datadog
3 1 (1.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) Firewall
2 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 5 (6.17%) Internet
4 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
6 2 (2.47%) DHCP
6 2 (2.47%) DMZ
6 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (2.47%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.47%) SMTP
6 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.58%) DB2
2 11 (13.58%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.88%) GIS
3 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.88%) QGIS
4 5 (6.17%) MySQL
5 4 (4.94%) Big Data
5 4 (4.94%) Parquet
6 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.47%) SQLite
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.23%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.28%) Subversion
3 9 (11.11%) JIRA
4 8 (9.88%) JUnit
5 7 (8.64%) Ant
5 7 (8.64%) Maven
6 4 (4.94%) Bower
6 4 (4.94%) Hudson
7 3 (3.70%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.47%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.23%) DBeaver
9 1 (1.23%) Gradle
9 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Front Office
3 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) GIS Developer
7 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Splunk Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) HTML
2 11 (13.58%) CSS
3 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
3 10 (12.35%) Spring
4 8 (9.88%) PostGIS
5 7 (8.64%) jQuery
5 7 (8.64%) Middleware
5 7 (8.64%) Sass
6 6 (7.41%) J2SE
6 6 (7.41%) Kafka
6 6 (7.41%) Node.js
7 5 (6.17%) JMS
7 5 (6.17%) OpenLayers
8 4 (4.94%) Grok
8 4 (4.94%) Regular Expression
8 4 (4.94%) REST
9 3 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.70%) Flask
9 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.47%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.94%) PKI
3 2 (2.47%) Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Equities
3 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) RIA
4 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 61 (75.31%) Linux
2 30 (37.04%) Unix
3 23 (28.40%) Windows
4 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) Solaris
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) OO
3 16 (19.75%) DevOps
4 15 (18.52%) OOD
5 13 (16.05%) SDLC
6 12 (14.81%) Scrum
7 11 (13.58%) Configuration Management
7 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.35%) BDD
8 10 (12.35%) TDD
9 8 (9.88%) ITIL
9 8 (9.88%) Kanban
10 7 (8.64%) Front End Development
10 7 (8.64%) Open Source
10 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.41%) Anomaly Detection
11 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
11 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (66.67%) Python
2 38 (46.91%) SQL
3 37 (45.68%) Java
4 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.75%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.64%) C#
7 7 (8.64%) Ruby
7 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.41%) PHP
9 4 (4.94%) VBScript
10 3 (3.70%) C++
11 2 (2.47%) C
11 2 (2.47%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.23%) ES6
12 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.23%) R
12 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) CEH
2 4 (4.94%) CISSP
2 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) SANS
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) MISRA
3 1 (1.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) GeoWebCache
2 7 (8.64%) Docker
3 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) Ansible
2 9 (11.11%) Puppet
3 8 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.41%) SCCM
5 3 (3.70%) IBM BigFix
5 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.70%) Nagios
5 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.47%) EnCase
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.47%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (1.23%) Control-M
7 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.23%) Packer
7 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Sybase
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle
3 9 (11.11%) Splunk
4 8 (9.88%) Symantec
5 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.64%) VMware
6 5 (6.17%) IBM
6 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.94%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) McAfee
8 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco
8 2 (2.47%) Dell
8 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.47%) Juniper
8 2 (2.47%) Lancope
8 2 (2.47%) M86 Security
8 2 (2.47%) Pega
8 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.47%) Sourcefire