Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 109 153
Rank change year-on-year -6 +44 -76
Contract jobs citing Perl 39 80 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 1.11% 1.74% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 4.40% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 23
Median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £317 £313 £282
90th Percentile £569 £538 £585
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £498
% change year-on-year -2.50% +0.50% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.40 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.57% - -
UK median hourly rate £39.75 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.56% +7.50% -9.09%

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 1,321 1,818 1,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.76% 39.44% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 1,082 1,190
Median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.63% +9.59%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £280
90th Percentile £588 £556 £527
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.11% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.25 £17.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +135.66% -60.64%
10th Percentile £21.42 £13.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in Scotland over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in Scotland.

Hourly rate trend for Perl in Scotland

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Perl in Scotland over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 7 April 2020. 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
Renfrewshire +3 15 £475 +23.38% 1
Edinburgh +8 12 £425 -10.53% 4
Glasgow -11 9 £500 +14.94% 3
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - -
Perl
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.77%) Apache
5 11 (28.21%) Unix
5 11 (28.21%) Java
5 11 (28.21%) Korn
5 11 (28.21%) AWS
5 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
6 10 (25.64%) DevOps
7 9 (23.08%) Azure
7 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Data Guard
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (17.95%) Database Security
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.95%) Public Sector
9 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 7 (17.95%) VLDB
9 7 (17.95%) OCP
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (17.95%) SAN

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 12 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) AWS
2 9 (23.08%) Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.56%) npm
5 1 (2.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.13%) FTP
4 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 12c
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
1 7 (17.95%) VLDB
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) Mockito
4 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Ranorex
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Gradle
5 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (17.95%) Public Sector
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) DBA
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared DBA
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Database Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Spring
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) LAMP
4 4 (10.26%) RESTful
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
5 2 (5.13%) React
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.13%) XML
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) JMX
6 1 (2.56%) JPA
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.13%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Unix
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) HPUX
6 2 (5.13%) Debian
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) DevOps
4 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
4 7 (17.95%) Database Security
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) Server Management
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.69%) Health Informatics
8 3 (7.69%) High Availability
8 3 (7.69%) Informatics
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) Microservices
8 3 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Python
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
2 11 (28.21%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) Korn
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) PHP
3 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.82%) Java 8
6 4 (10.26%) C-shell
6 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.56%) Java 9
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) OCP
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (7.69%) CCNA
6 3 (7.69%) CCNP
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) VCAP
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) GDPR
1 3 (7.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.26%) Samba
3 3 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.13%) Docker
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Data Guard
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) PowerCLI
4 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.56%) Avamar
5 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (5.13%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) Vertica
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) NetScout
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds