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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 59 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 35 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.29% 1.17% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.12% 4.20% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Average daily rate £425 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £345 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
431 405 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.24% 27.76% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 258 244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £31.50 £20.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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 30 (69.77%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) Linux
2 26 (60.47%) Python
3 19 (44.19%) Finance
4 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
5 16 (37.21%) Ruby
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
7 14 (32.56%) DevOps
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.91%) Subversion
9 12 (27.91%) Unix
10 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
10 11 (25.58%) Migration
10 11 (25.58%) Puppet
11 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
11 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
11 10 (23.26%) CSS
11 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
11 10 (23.26%) HTML
12 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
12 9 (20.93%) C++
12 9 (20.93%) Windows
12 9 (20.93%) PaaS
13 8 (18.60%) Bourne shell
13 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (18.60%) TeamCity

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (18.60%) JBoss
1 8 (18.60%) Node.js
2 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) InDesign
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) PaaS
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) LDAP
2 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) HBase
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) Subversion
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.60%) MSBuild
3 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
4 4 (9.30%) Ant
4 4 (9.30%) Bower
4 4 (9.30%) Hudson
4 4 (9.30%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Legal
3 6 (13.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) AWS Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Azure Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Perl Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Perl Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) CSS
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 6 (13.95%) jQuery
3 6 (13.95%) OAuth
3 6 (13.95%) Sass
4 4 (9.30%) Flask
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
1 6 (13.95%) Hedge funds
1 6 (13.95%) Mainframe
1 6 (13.95%) PKI
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (27.91%) Unix
4 9 (20.93%) Windows
5 7 (16.28%) Solaris
6 2 (4.65%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (32.56%) DevOps
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.95%) BDD
6 6 (13.95%) Identity Management
6 6 (13.95%) RAD
7 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
7 5 (11.63%) High Availability
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) Kanban
8 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Open Source
8 4 (9.30%) Refactoring
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) Python
3 16 (37.21%) Ruby
4 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
5 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.93%) C++
7 8 (18.60%) Bourne shell
7 8 (18.60%) Korn
8 7 (16.28%) VBA
9 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
10 5 (11.63%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (4.65%) C#
11 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.33%) AWK
12 1 (2.33%) C
12 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (13.95%) Veritas File System
2 6 (13.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Cygwin
4 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Ansible
2 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.95%) Nagios
3 6 (13.95%) TADDM
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
1 8 (18.60%) Splunk
2 7 (16.28%) Veritas
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Charles River
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) Brocade
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Joseph Harry Ltd
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