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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 62 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 1.79% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 5.99% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£451 £288 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.69% -22.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +38.59%
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
438 367 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.83% 29.79% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 193 97
Average daily rate £378 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.13 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.57% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015, 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 36 (73.47%) Java
2 33 (67.35%) UNIX
2 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (55.10%) Python
4 25 (51.02%) Linux
5 23 (46.94%) PHP
6 18 (36.73%) Oracle
6 18 (36.73%) Security Testing
6 18 (36.73%) Big Data
7 17 (34.69%) Selenium
7 17 (34.69%) C++
8 16 (32.65%) Spring
9 14 (28.57%) Banking
9 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 14 (28.57%) SQL
10 13 (26.53%) J2EE
11 12 (24.49%) JMS
11 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
11 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
11 12 (24.49%) Degree
12 11 (22.45%) WebSphere
12 11 (22.45%) OO
12 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
13 10 (20.41%) Web Application Development
13 10 (20.41%) XML
13 10 (20.41%) XSLT
13 10 (20.41%) JSP
13 10 (20.41%) Struts
13 10 (20.41%) CSS
13 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (22.45%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
4 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.16%) JBoss
5 3 (6.12%) ColdFusion
5 3 (6.12%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) Big Data
2 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) CruiseControl
3 4 (8.16%) JUnit
3 4 (8.16%) JMeter
4 3 (6.12%) HttpUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.04%) Calabash
6 1 (2.04%) Concordion
General
1 14 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Tester
8 3 (6.12%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Development Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Quality Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Spring
2 13 (26.53%) J2EE
3 12 (24.49%) JMS
4 10 (20.41%) Ajax
4 10 (20.41%) Spring MVC
4 10 (20.41%) Spring Web Flow
4 10 (20.41%) GWT
4 10 (20.41%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) JSP
4 10 (20.41%) Struts
4 10 (20.41%) XML
4 10 (20.41%) XSLT
5 8 (16.33%) JDBC
5 8 (16.33%) iBATIS
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
6 4 (8.16%) SOAP
6 4 (8.16%) Web Services
7 3 (6.12%) RESTful
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
3 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.12%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) ASIC
5 1 (2.04%) VHDL
5 1 (2.04%) Verilog
5 1 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) UNIX
2 25 (51.02%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
4 3 (6.12%) Android
5 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Security Testing
3 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.45%) OO
5 10 (20.41%) MVC
5 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Web Application Development
6 8 (16.33%) Product Management
6 8 (16.33%) Information Security
7 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 2 (4.08%) Change Management
10 1 (2.04%) OOD
10 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.04%) BDD
10 1 (2.04%) TDD
10 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.04%) Database Tuning
10 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) Java
2 27 (55.10%) Python
3 23 (46.94%) PHP
4 17 (34.69%) C++
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
6 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
7 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 5 (10.20%) Ruby
10 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) Brocade
4 1 (2.04%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) EMC
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