The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 78 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 1.01% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 3.70% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £435 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
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
393 432 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.99% 27.24% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 243 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £453 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 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 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Perl.

1 37 (78.72%) Linux
2 35 (74.47%) Java
3 32 (68.09%) Python
4 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) Finance
6 17 (36.17%) Subversion
6 17 (36.17%) Ruby
6 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
7 16 (34.04%) HTML
7 16 (34.04%) CSS
7 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
7 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) DevOps
8 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
9 14 (29.79%) Node.js
10 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
10 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (25.53%) jQuery
11 12 (25.53%) VMware
11 12 (25.53%) Unix
11 12 (25.53%) Sass
11 12 (25.53%) MongoDB
11 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
12 11 (23.40%) Hudson
12 11 (23.40%) BDD
12 11 (23.40%) Puppet
12 11 (23.40%) CoffeeScript
12 11 (23.40%) Migration

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) InDesign
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (21.28%) PaaS
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
2 12 (25.53%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) GIS
4 5 (10.64%) QGIS
5 1 (2.13%) DB2
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
2 17 (36.17%) Subversion
3 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
4 11 (23.40%) Hudson
5 9 (19.15%) Bower
5 9 (19.15%) MSBuild
5 9 (19.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (19.15%) TeamCity
6 5 (10.64%) DBeaver
7 4 (8.51%) Ant
7 4 (8.51%) Maven
8 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (2.13%) GitLab
8 1 (2.13%) JUnit
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Legal
3 6 (12.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Senior Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) GIS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) AWS Architect
6 4 (8.51%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) CSS
1 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 14 (29.79%) Node.js
3 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
4 12 (25.53%) jQuery
4 12 (25.53%) Sass
5 10 (21.28%) Flask
6 8 (17.02%) Web Services
7 6 (12.77%) OAuth
8 5 (10.64%) Java EE
8 5 (10.64%) OpenLayers
8 5 (10.64%) PostGIS
9 4 (8.51%) Middleware
10 1 (2.13%) CSS3
10 1 (2.13%) HTML5
10 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (2.13%) J2SE
10 1 (2.13%) JMS
10 1 (2.13%) RESTful
10 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
1 6 (12.77%) Hedge funds
1 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
1 6 (12.77%) PKI
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Photography
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Windows
4 6 (12.77%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (34.04%) DevOps
2 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.40%) BDD
3 11 (23.40%) Migration
4 10 (21.28%) Kanban
4 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
7 6 (12.77%) Identity Management
7 6 (12.77%) OOD
7 6 (12.77%) RAD
8 5 (10.64%) Change Management
8 5 (10.64%) High Availability
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL
8 5 (10.64%) Open Source
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) Java
2 32 (68.09%) Python
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.17%) Ruby
5 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
6 11 (23.40%) CoffeeScript
7 9 (19.15%) Bourne shell
7 9 (19.15%) C++
7 9 (19.15%) Korn
8 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
8 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
9 7 (14.89%) VBA
10 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.13%) AWK
11 1 (2.13%) C#
11 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (12.77%) Veritas File System
2 6 (12.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (10.64%) GeoWebCache
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Puppet
2 9 (19.15%) Ansible
2 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.77%) Nagios
3 6 (12.77%) TADDM
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.13%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.13%) Fluentd
5 1 (2.13%) Graylog
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) VMware
2 10 (21.28%) Splunk
3 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.77%) Veritas
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Brocade
6 1 (2.13%) Charles River
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase