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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 83 65
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 0.43% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 1.33% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £435 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £387 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £547 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%

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
358 451 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.55% 32.08% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 261 277
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Unix
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Splunk
6 7 (30.43%) Puppet
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
7 6 (26.09%) PaaS
7 6 (26.09%) IaaS
7 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (26.09%) QRadar
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 5 (21.74%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Kanban
8 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Subversion
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) GIS
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Bower
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) GoCD
5 1 (4.35%) Gradle
5 1 (4.35%) gulp
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Product Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Splunk Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Unix Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) GIS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior GIS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Sass
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Browserify
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) HPUX
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Kanban
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) BDD
3 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
3 4 (17.39%) Server Building
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Process Management
4 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Threat Detection
4 3 (13.04%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) VBA
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CEH
1 3 (13.04%) CISM
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
1 3 (13.04%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (26.09%) QRadar
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) vRealize
4 1 (4.35%) Fluentd
4 1 (4.35%) Graylog
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Splunk
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Progress
3 1 (4.35%) VMware