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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Perl 54 99 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.78% 3.33% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.43% 9.95% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £36.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 840 995 957
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.32% 33.45% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 545 528
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 16
Median hourly rate £40.45 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £36.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.71 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Glasgow +7 37 £400 - 4
Edinburgh -4 14 £463 +8.82% 7
Fife - 1 £320 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 53 (59.55%) SQL
2 51 (57.30%) Unix
3 48 (53.93%) Linux
4 42 (47.19%) Java
5 39 (43.82%) Python
5 39 (43.82%) Finance
6 21 (23.60%) Relational Database
7 19 (21.35%) Firewall
8 18 (20.22%) Windows
9 17 (19.10%) Sybase
10 15 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (15.73%) Low Latency
11 14 (15.73%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (15.73%) OO
11 14 (15.73%) Red Hat
12 13 (14.61%) Oracle
13 12 (13.48%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.48%) Bash Shell
14 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.36%) SIEM
14 11 (12.36%) AIX
14 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
14 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
15 10 (11.24%) DNS
15 10 (11.24%) Law
15 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.24%) Banking
16 9 (10.11%) VMware
16 9 (10.11%) Splunk
16 9 (10.11%) Ansible

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 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) IaaS
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.24%) DNS
4 8 (8.99%) Network Security
5 4 (4.49%) LDAP
6 2 (2.25%) DHCP
7 1 (1.12%) DECT
7 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.12%) RS-485
7 1 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (1.12%) WAN
7 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless
7 1 (1.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.74%) Big Data
3 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
3 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.37%) KDB
5 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) DB2
6 2 (2.25%) GIS
6 2 (2.25%) HBase
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.12%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Subversion
3 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.62%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) Bower
5 2 (2.25%) Maven
5 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.12%) Ant
6 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.12%) GoCD
6 1 (1.12%) Gradle
6 1 (1.12%) gulp
6 1 (1.12%) Hudson
6 1 (1.12%) JUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 39 (43.82%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
2 10 (11.24%) Law
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Splunk Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Database Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Verification Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.74%) Angular 2
2 6 (6.74%) HTML
2 6 (6.74%) jQuery
2 6 (6.74%) React
2 6 (6.74%) REST
2 6 (6.74%) Web Services
3 5 (5.62%) Node.js
4 4 (4.49%) CSS
4 4 (4.49%) Sass
5 3 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.37%) J2SE
5 3 (3.37%) Spring
6 2 (2.25%) Apache CXF
6 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.25%) HTML5
6 2 (2.25%) Java EE
6 2 (2.25%) Middleware
6 2 (2.25%) RESTful
6 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.25%) Derivative
2 2 (2.25%) Equities
3 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.12%) Fintech
3 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) Replication
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Unix
2 48 (53.93%) Linux
3 18 (20.22%) Windows
4 15 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.36%) AIX
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.49%) Solaris
7 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Low Latency
1 14 (15.73%) OO
1 14 (15.73%) OOA/OOD
2 11 (12.36%) SIEM
3 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.99%) Analytics
4 8 (8.99%) SDLC
5 7 (7.87%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.87%) Use Case
6 6 (6.74%) Database Security
6 6 (6.74%) DevOps
6 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.62%) BDD
7 5 (5.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (5.62%) Front End Development
7 5 (5.62%) Scrum
8 4 (4.49%) Migration
8 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.49%) TDD
8 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (59.55%) SQL
2 42 (47.19%) Java
3 39 (43.82%) Python
4 12 (13.48%) Bash Shell
5 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.99%) C++
7 8 (8.99%) VBA
8 7 (7.87%) Korn
9 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.49%) C
10 4 (4.49%) C#
10 4 (4.49%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (3.37%) Ruby
12 2 (2.25%) C-shell
12 2 (2.25%) PHP
12 2 (2.25%) VB
12 2 (2.25%) VBScript
13 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) CISSP
2 4 (4.49%) SANS
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.25%) Docker
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.12%) Samba
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Ansible
2 8 (8.99%) Puppet
3 7 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (6.74%) yum
5 4 (4.49%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (4.49%) QRadar
6 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.25%) vRealize
8 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Sybase
2 14 (15.73%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.61%) Oracle
4 9 (10.11%) Splunk
4 9 (10.11%) VMware
5 7 (7.87%) IBM
5 7 (7.87%) Symantec
6 6 (6.74%) EMC
7 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.49%) ArcSight
8 4 (4.49%) MapR
9 2 (2.25%) HP
9 2 (2.25%) Twitter
10 1 (1.12%) Adobe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
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