Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 53 52
Rank change year-on-year -97 -1 +46
Contract jobs citing Perl 61 141 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.11% 3.26% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 7.71% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 106
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £257 £325 £305
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.58% -1.92%

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 2,268 1,828 1,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.20% 42.31% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,350 1,082 1,093
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £278 £276 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 36
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.41% -9.38% +24.18%
10th Percentile £11.35 £14.56 £18.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £195.00 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -63 42 £513 +20.59% 9
Edinburgh -33 8 - - 4
Fife +2 5 £338 +5.47%
Renfrewshire - 5 £313 -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 54 (88.52%) Linux
2 42 (68.85%) SQL
3 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (59.02%) Oracle
4 36 (59.02%) Windows
5 35 (57.38%) Python
6 33 (54.10%) Finance
7 25 (40.98%) Java
7 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
8 20 (32.79%) Unix
8 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
9 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
9 16 (26.23%) Ruby
10 15 (24.59%) Shell Script
11 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
11 14 (22.95%) Sybase
11 14 (22.95%) Bash Shell
12 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
12 13 (21.31%) XML
12 13 (21.31%) JSON
13 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
13 12 (19.67%) MySQL
14 11 (18.03%) PHP
14 11 (18.03%) Maven
14 11 (18.03%) Data Protection
14 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
15 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
15 10 (16.39%) Hortonworks
15 10 (16.39%) Cloudera
15 10 (16.39%) GitHub

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 3 (4.92%) CICS
1 3 (4.92%) IIS
1 3 (4.92%) MQSeries
1 3 (4.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) GemFire
3 1 (1.64%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) GitHub
2 3 (4.92%) IaaS
2 3 (4.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Kerberos
1 3 (4.92%) SSH
1 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
3 12 (19.67%) MySQL
4 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
5 10 (16.39%) ArangoDB
5 10 (16.39%) DB2
5 10 (16.39%) Neo4j
6 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
7 4 (6.56%) MSDE
7 4 (6.56%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.64%) Big Data
9 1 (1.64%) Impala
9 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.64%) QGIS
9 1 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.03%) Maven
4 7 (11.48%) Gradle
5 3 (4.92%) Ant
5 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.92%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.28%) JIRA
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) webpack
7 1 (1.64%) Concordion
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.64%) Hudson
7 1 (1.64%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (54.10%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Applications Support
2 11 (18.03%) Applications Support Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Core Java Developer
3 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Python Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Software Verification Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Verification Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) JSON
1 13 (21.31%) XML
2 9 (14.75%) SOAP
2 9 (14.75%) Spring
3 7 (11.48%) HTML
4 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
5 4 (6.56%) HTML5
5 4 (6.56%) Middleware
6 3 (4.92%) .NET
6 3 (4.92%) CSS
6 3 (4.92%) ISPF
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) lodash
7 2 (3.28%) Redux
7 2 (3.28%) REST
8 1 (1.64%) Ehcache
8 1 (1.64%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.64%) JPA
8 1 (1.64%) PostGIS
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (13.11%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (88.52%) Linux
2 36 (59.02%) Windows
3 20 (32.79%) Unix
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.92%) zOS
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.03%) Data Protection
4 10 (16.39%) Change Management
4 10 (16.39%) Cryptography
4 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (16.39%) Data Encryption
4 10 (16.39%) Data Loss Prevention
4 10 (16.39%) DevOps
4 10 (16.39%) DRM
4 10 (16.39%) IT Strategy
4 10 (16.39%) Network Management
4 10 (16.39%) SDLC
4 10 (16.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
5 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) ITIL
6 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
6 8 (13.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 35 (57.38%) Python
3 25 (40.98%) Java
4 16 (26.23%) Ruby
5 15 (24.59%) Shell Script
6 14 (22.95%) Bash Shell
7 11 (18.03%) PHP
8 10 (16.39%) Go
9 7 (11.48%) C#
10 6 (9.84%) C++
10 6 (9.84%) Groovy
10 6 (9.84%) Scala
11 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
12 3 (4.92%) Assembly Language
12 3 (4.92%) CLIST
12 3 (4.92%) JCL
12 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
12 3 (4.92%) REXX
13 2 (3.28%) ES6
13 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) CISM
1 10 (16.39%) CISSP
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) FINRA
1 10 (16.39%) GDPR
2 4 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (4.92%) RACF
1 3 (4.92%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Docker
3 1 (1.64%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Terraform
2 4 (6.56%) Ansible
2 4 (6.56%) Control-M
3 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 3 (4.92%) zSecure
4 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Sybase
3 10 (16.39%) Cloudera
3 10 (16.39%) Hortonworks
3 10 (16.39%) McAfee
3 10 (16.39%) Symantec
3 10 (16.39%) Varonis
4 5 (8.20%) Informatica
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) CA
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.64%) Perforce
8 1 (1.64%) Sencha
8 1 (1.64%) Tableau