The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 66 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.73% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 2.79% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate
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£393 £420 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £376 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £444 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Perl
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
413 287 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.39% 26.04% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 123 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Edinburgh region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Edinburgh region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) PHP
3 11 (55.00%) Python
4 10 (50.00%) UNIX
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Big Data
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) C++
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Product Management
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) Banking
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) HP
10 3 (15.00%) IBM
10 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (15.00%) Information Security
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle
10 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) VMware
10 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Introscope
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) HttpUnit
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Product Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Process Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.00%) Korn
6 2 (10.00%) C-shell
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) Jython
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
1 2 (10.00%) CA Wily
1 2 (10.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago