Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 52 61
Rank change year-on-year -51 +9 +44
Contract jobs citing Perl 103 167 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.92% 3.44% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 8.53% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 71 85
Scotland median daily rate £390 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £262 £310 £291
90th Percentile £538 £550 £463
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year - +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -5.13%

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 2,178 1,957 1,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.63% 40.32% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,244 1,157 1,131
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £294 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 38
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +23.36%
10th Percentile £10.75 £15.68 £22.35
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -33 66 £475 +11.76% 8
Edinburgh -27 16 £450 +1.41% 8
Renfrewshire - 10 £350 -
Fife +5 5 £338 +5.47%
West Lothian - 2 £375 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £320 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 92 (89.32%) Linux
2 64 (62.14%) SQL
2 64 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (60.19%) Python
4 58 (56.31%) Windows
5 55 (53.40%) Oracle
6 47 (45.63%) Finance
7 45 (43.69%) Java
8 32 (31.07%) Unix
9 31 (30.10%) Jenkins
10 30 (29.13%) Bash Shell
11 29 (28.16%) Shell Script
11 29 (28.16%) Relational Database
12 28 (27.18%) DevOps
13 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
14 23 (22.33%) Ruby
15 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
15 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
16 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
16 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
17 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
17 20 (19.42%) Sybase
17 20 (19.42%) ITIL
17 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
18 19 (18.45%) MySQL
19 18 (17.48%) PHP
19 18 (17.48%) Hadoop
20 17 (16.50%) Go
20 17 (16.50%) Data Protection
20 17 (16.50%) Change Management

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 (7.77%) Apache
2 4 (3.88%) IIS
3 3 (2.91%) CICS
3 3 (2.91%) JBoss
3 3 (2.91%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.91%) SAS
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) GemFire
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) GitHub
2 5 (4.85%) IaaS
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.91%) PaaS
4 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.85%) DNS
2 5 (4.85%) iSCSI
2 5 (4.85%) SAN
3 4 (3.88%) Kerberos
3 4 (3.88%) WAN
4 3 (2.91%) HTTP
4 3 (2.91%) SSH
4 3 (2.91%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.16%) Relational Database
2 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
3 19 (18.45%) MySQL
4 18 (17.48%) Hadoop
5 16 (15.53%) ArangoDB
5 16 (15.53%) Neo4j
6 10 (9.71%) DB2
7 9 (8.74%) MongoDB
8 8 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (5.83%) MSDE
9 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
10 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.88%) Pentaho
12 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.97%) Big Data
13 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.97%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (30.10%) Jenkins
2 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.74%) Maven
4 8 (7.77%) JUnit
5 7 (6.80%) Artifactory
5 7 (6.80%) Gradle
6 6 (5.83%) Subversion
7 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.88%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.88%) IBM UrbanCode
8 4 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.91%) CppUnit
10 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.94%) Hudson
10 2 (1.94%) JIRA
10 2 (1.94%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.94%) webpack
11 1 (0.97%) Ant
11 1 (0.97%) Protractor
General
1 47 (45.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.97%) Law
3 1 (0.97%) Local Government
3 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Developer
2 18 (17.48%) Applications Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Applications Support
2 18 (17.48%) Applications Support Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Python Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Core Java Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Data Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Software Verification Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Verification Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Data Protection Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) XML
2 15 (14.56%) JSON
3 14 (13.59%) HTML
3 14 (13.59%) Spring
4 12 (11.65%) SOAP
5 11 (10.68%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.80%) CSS
6 7 (6.80%) HTML5
7 6 (5.83%) jQuery
8 5 (4.85%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.85%) Middleware
8 5 (4.85%) React
8 5 (4.85%) Sass
8 5 (4.85%) Thymeleaf
9 4 (3.88%) .NET
9 4 (3.88%) RESTful
10 3 (2.91%) ISPF
10 3 (2.91%) Kafka
10 3 (2.91%) REST
10 3 (2.91%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.65%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.91%) PKI
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 92 (89.32%) Linux
2 58 (56.31%) Windows
3 32 (31.07%) Unix
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.83%) Solaris
6 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.91%) zOS
8 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.18%) DevOps
3 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
4 20 (19.42%) ITIL
5 17 (16.50%) Change Management
5 17 (16.50%) Data Protection
6 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (15.53%) Cryptography
6 16 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (15.53%) Data Encryption
6 16 (15.53%) Data Loss Prevention
6 16 (15.53%) DRM
6 16 (15.53%) IT Strategy
6 16 (15.53%) SDLC
6 16 (15.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 15 (14.56%) Network Management
8 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (13.59%) Security Operations
8 14 (13.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.14%) SQL
2 62 (60.19%) Python
3 45 (43.69%) Java
4 30 (29.13%) Bash Shell
5 29 (28.16%) Shell Script
6 23 (22.33%) Ruby
7 18 (17.48%) PHP
8 17 (16.50%) C#
8 17 (16.50%) Go
9 13 (12.62%) C++
9 13 (12.62%) Groovy
9 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
10 12 (11.65%) Scala
11 7 (6.80%) Korn
12 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
13 5 (4.85%) C-shell
13 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.91%) Assembly Language
14 3 (2.91%) JCL
14 3 (2.91%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.53%) CISM
3 16 (15.53%) CISSP
4 11 (10.68%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) Degree
6 1 (0.97%) OCP
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) FINRA
1 16 (15.53%) GDPR
2 8 (7.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) Samba
4 3 (2.91%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (2.91%) RACF
4 3 (2.91%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) Terraform
2 8 (7.77%) Ansible
3 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.80%) Puppet
4 4 (3.88%) Control-M
4 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.91%) zSecure
6 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.94%) Nagios
6 2 (1.94%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.94%) Salt
7 1 (0.97%) Consul
7 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.97%) Scalr
Vendors
1 55 (53.40%) Oracle
2 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
3 20 (19.42%) Sybase
4 16 (15.53%) Cloudera
4 16 (15.53%) Hortonworks
4 16 (15.53%) McAfee
4 16 (15.53%) Symantec
4 16 (15.53%) Varonis
5 8 (7.77%) VMware
6 5 (4.85%) Centrify
6 5 (4.85%) Informatica
6 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.88%) CA
7 4 (3.88%) IBM
8 2 (1.94%) HP
8 2 (1.94%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.94%) Splunk
9 1 (0.97%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.97%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.97%) New Relic