Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 72 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +41
Contract jobs citing Perl 134 141 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.56% 2.83% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.20% 7.48% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 53
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £285
90th Percentile £538 £550 £450
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -7.50%

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 2,163 1,885 1,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.37% 37.81% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 1,137 1,031
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £306 £278 £263
90th Percentile £550 £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 27 33
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £16.00 £15.08 £14.85
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.23
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%

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 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 13 December 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 -25 86 £475 +11.76% 5
Edinburgh -12 27 £450 +1.41% 3
Renfrewshire - 12 £338 -
Fife +5 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £375 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £320 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 119 (88.81%) Linux
2 92 (68.66%) Python
3 75 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (54.48%) SQL
5 65 (48.51%) Windows
6 63 (47.01%) Oracle
7 57 (42.54%) Java
8 50 (37.31%) Finance
9 47 (35.07%) Jenkins
10 45 (33.58%) DevOps
11 42 (31.34%) Bash Shell
12 37 (27.61%) Unix
13 33 (24.63%) Software Engineering
14 31 (23.13%) Relational Database
15 29 (21.64%) Git (software)
15 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
16 24 (17.91%) SQL Server
16 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
17 23 (17.16%) Data Protection
17 23 (17.16%) Ruby
18 22 (16.42%) Sybase
18 22 (16.42%) Configuration Management
19 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
19 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
19 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
19 21 (15.67%) Hadoop
19 21 (15.67%) Go
20 20 (14.93%) Data Loss Prevention
20 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (14.93%) HTML

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 13 (9.70%) Apache
2 4 (2.99%) JBoss
3 3 (2.24%) Apache Qpid
3 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.75%) CICS
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) GitHub
2 5 (3.73%) IaaS
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.49%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.75%) Apigee
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.72%) DNS
2 9 (6.72%) SAN
3 7 (5.22%) iSCSI
4 5 (3.73%) HTTP
4 5 (3.73%) WAN
5 3 (2.24%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.24%) NAS
6 2 (1.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) DHCP
7 1 (0.75%) DKIM
7 1 (0.75%) DMARC
7 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.75%) Firewall
7 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.75%) SMTP
7 1 (0.75%) SSH
7 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.13%) Relational Database
2 24 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 21 (15.67%) Hadoop
4 19 (14.18%) ArangoDB
4 19 (14.18%) MySQL
4 19 (14.18%) Neo4j
5 14 (10.45%) MongoDB
6 13 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.97%) DB2
9 6 (4.48%) MSDE
10 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.24%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.75%) Big Data
13 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (35.07%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.64%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.19%) JUnit
4 10 (7.46%) Maven
4 10 (7.46%) Subversion
5 6 (4.48%) Gradle
6 5 (3.73%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.73%) Hudson
7 4 (2.99%) CppUnit
8 3 (2.24%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.49%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.49%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.49%) webpack
10 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.75%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (0.75%) JIRA
10 1 (0.75%) Protractor
10 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (37.31%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Law
3 1 (0.75%) Local Government
3 1 (0.75%) Publishing
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (37.31%) Developer
2 20 (14.93%) Python Developer
3 18 (13.43%) Applications Engineer
3 18 (13.43%) Applications Support
3 18 (13.43%) Applications Support Engineer
3 18 (13.43%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Perl Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Data Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Administrator
11 4 (2.99%) Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) Core Java Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.93%) HTML
2 19 (14.18%) Spring
3 18 (13.43%) AngularJS
4 15 (11.19%) SOAP
4 15 (11.19%) XML
5 14 (10.45%) JSON
6 12 (8.96%) CSS
7 10 (7.46%) jQuery
7 10 (7.46%) React
7 10 (7.46%) Sass
7 10 (7.46%) Thymeleaf
8 7 (5.22%) HTML5
8 7 (5.22%) Kafka
8 7 (5.22%) REST
9 6 (4.48%) RESTful
10 5 (3.73%) Flask
11 4 (2.99%) LDAP
11 4 (2.99%) WebSockets
12 3 (2.24%) Middleware
12 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (10.45%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.73%) User Experience
4 4 (2.99%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (1.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 119 (88.81%) Linux
2 65 (48.51%) Windows
3 37 (27.61%) Unix
4 11 (8.21%) Solaris
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) CentOS
7 1 (0.75%) HPUX
7 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.58%) DevOps
3 33 (24.63%) Software Engineering
4 23 (17.16%) Data Protection
5 22 (16.42%) Configuration Management
6 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (14.93%) Data Loss Prevention
7 19 (14.18%) Cryptography
7 19 (14.18%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (14.18%) Data Encryption
7 19 (14.18%) DRM
7 19 (14.18%) IT Strategy
7 19 (14.18%) Scrum
7 19 (14.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 18 (13.43%) ITIL
9 17 (12.69%) Change Management
9 17 (12.69%) Kanban
9 17 (12.69%) Security Operations
10 16 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (11.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (68.66%) Python
2 73 (54.48%) SQL
3 57 (42.54%) Java
4 42 (31.34%) Bash Shell
5 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
6 23 (17.16%) Ruby
7 21 (15.67%) Go
7 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
8 19 (14.18%) C#
9 18 (13.43%) PHP
10 15 (11.19%) Groovy
11 14 (10.45%) C++
12 13 (9.70%) Scala
13 10 (7.46%) PowerShell
14 9 (6.72%) Korn
15 7 (5.22%) C-shell
15 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.49%) ES6
16 2 (1.49%) VBScript
17 1 (0.75%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.18%) CISM
3 19 (14.18%) CISSP
4 11 (8.21%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.48%) Degree
6 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.24%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.49%) CCNA
7 2 (1.49%) CCNP
7 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.49%) OCP
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) FINRA
1 19 (14.18%) GDPR
2 8 (5.97%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Docker
2 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.22%) Samba
4 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.75%) NFS
5 1 (0.75%) Postfix
5 1 (0.75%) RACF
5 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (14.18%) Terraform
2 14 (10.45%) Ansible
3 10 (7.46%) Puppet
4 9 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.73%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.73%) Nagios
6 4 (2.99%) PowerCLI
7 3 (2.24%) Control-M
7 3 (2.24%) Salt
8 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.75%) Consul
9 1 (0.75%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.75%) Scalr
9 1 (0.75%) zSecure
Vendors
1 63 (47.01%) Oracle
2 22 (16.42%) Sybase
3 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.93%) Symantec
5 19 (14.18%) Cloudera
5 19 (14.18%) Hortonworks
5 19 (14.18%) McAfee
5 19 (14.18%) Varonis
6 17 (12.69%) VMware
7 7 (5.22%) Centrify
8 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.99%) Informatica
9 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.24%) CA
10 3 (2.24%) HP
10 3 (2.24%) NetScout
10 3 (2.24%) SaltStack
10 3 (2.24%) SevOne
10 3 (2.24%) Splunk
11 2 (1.49%) AppDynamics