Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 72 73
Rank change year-on-year -87 +1 +20
Contract jobs citing Perl 40 96 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 2.52% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 5.72% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 82
Scotland median daily rate £400 £422 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.16% +6.77% +5.33%
10th Percentile £323 £316 £310
90th Percentile £521 £521 £488
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -6.43% +11.04% +2.67%

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 2,072 1,677 1,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.49% 44.09% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,298 1,007 1,048
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +5.22% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 32
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £43.39 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.37% +13.44% +23.39%
10th Percentile £12.73 £14.97 £22.33
90th Percentile £45.69 £65.10 £44.35
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.13 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.30% +8.22% +8.57%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -65 19 £376 -6.13% 3
Edinburgh -34 17 £419 -6.94% 4
Fife +8 4 £338 +5.47% 1
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) Python
3 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (52.50%) Unix
4 21 (52.50%) Java
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (30.00%) OOD
8 11 (27.50%) OO
8 11 (27.50%) Scrum
9 10 (25.00%) Windows
9 10 (25.00%) HTML
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle
9 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (22.50%) BDD
10 9 (22.50%) DB2
10 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
11 8 (20.00%) CSS
11 8 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
11 8 (20.00%) GIS
11 8 (20.00%) Spring
11 8 (20.00%) Maven
11 8 (20.00%) JSON
11 8 (20.00%) Kanban
11 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (20.00%) PostGIS
11 8 (20.00%) AngularJS

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 8 (20.00%) GeoServer
2 4 (10.00%) SAS
3 3 (7.50%) CICS
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.50%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
1 3 (7.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
1 3 (7.50%) SSH
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (22.50%) DB2
3 8 (20.00%) GIS
3 8 (20.00%) QGIS
3 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) Maven
4 7 (17.50%) Subversion
5 5 (12.50%) Gradle
6 3 (7.50%) Ant
6 3 (7.50%) Artifactory
6 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
6 3 (7.50%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (7.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 2 (5.00%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Bower
8 1 (2.50%) Concordion
8 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.50%) DBeaver
8 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Core Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Verification Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (20.00%) CSS
2 8 (20.00%) JSON
2 8 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 8 (20.00%) Spring
2 8 (20.00%) XML
3 7 (17.50%) SOAP
4 5 (12.50%) jQuery
4 5 (12.50%) OpenLayers
5 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (10.00%) Middleware
5 4 (10.00%) Sass
6 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) ISPF
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
8 1 (2.50%) Ehcache
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Equities
4 1 (2.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) Unix
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.50%) zOS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) OOD
3 11 (27.50%) OO
3 11 (27.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) Kanban
5 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.50%) DevOps
6 7 (17.50%) Low Latency
7 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) OOP
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 4 (10.00%) High Availability
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) Python
3 21 (52.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.50%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) Assembly Language
7 3 (7.50%) CLIST
7 3 (7.50%) JCL
7 3 (7.50%) REXX
8 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) ES6
9 1 (2.50%) Jython
9 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) R
9 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) GeoWebCache
2 4 (10.00%) Docker
3 3 (7.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (7.50%) RACF
3 3 (7.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Ansible
2 5 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.50%) zSecure
5 2 (5.00%) Control-M
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.50%) Sybase
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) CA
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) Informatica
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Brocade
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Perforce
7 1 (2.50%) Sencha