The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 76 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.88% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 3.38% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £395 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £371 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £419 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
460 266 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.99% 26.00% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 108 93
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
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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 29 July 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 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JSON
4 9 (32.14%) OO
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) UNIX
5 8 (28.57%) Informix
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Software Architecture
6 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
7 6 (21.43%) HP
7 6 (21.43%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) IBM
8 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.86%) Use Case
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Banking
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (14.29%) nmon
9 4 (14.29%) Product Management
9 4 (14.29%) C-shell
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.29%) SUSE
9 4 (14.29%) SCOM

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Informix
2 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Introscope
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) ProC
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Perl Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tester
5 2 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) ODBC
3 2 (7.14%) EDI
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.57%) JMS
4 1 (3.57%) J2SE
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) SUSE
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) OO
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) Use Case
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Process Management
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Korn
3 4 (14.29%) C-shell
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Jython
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) RHEV
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
1 4 (14.29%) nmon
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco