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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 75 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 1.30% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 3.87% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +33.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £360 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
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
443 439 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.44% 33.46% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 260 179
Average daily rate £388 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Unix
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) JBoss
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Puppet
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) LDAP
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Apache
6 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) EMC
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) Veritas
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Perl Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) OAuth
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) IBM XIV
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
6 1 (5.26%) AWK
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Cygwin
2 1 (5.26%) HDFS
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas File System
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) TADDM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Charles River
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
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