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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 74 77 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.71% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 1.93% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£265 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
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
423 467 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.62% 36.66% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 311 98
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 15 (46.88%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle
3 13 (40.63%) UNIX
4 12 (37.50%) J2EE
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) Spring
6 10 (31.25%) XML
6 10 (31.25%) Python
6 10 (31.25%) Web Application Development
7 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
7 9 (28.13%) OO
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) Banking
7 9 (28.13%) Selenium
8 8 (25.00%) Ajax
8 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Struts
8 8 (25.00%) JSP
8 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (21.88%) CSS
9 7 (21.88%) PHP
9 7 (21.88%) MVC
9 7 (21.88%) JMS
9 7 (21.88%) CruiseControl
9 7 (21.88%) Spring Web Flow
9 7 (21.88%) Spring MVC
9 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (21.88%) GWT

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Wireless
2 3 (9.38%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) Informix
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) CruiseControl
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) HttpUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Perl Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) J2EE
2 11 (34.38%) Spring
3 10 (31.25%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) Ajax
4 8 (25.00%) JSP
4 8 (25.00%) Struts
5 7 (21.88%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) JMS
5 7 (21.88%) Spring MVC
5 7 (21.88%) Spring Web Flow
5 7 (21.88%) GWT
6 5 (15.63%) XSLT
7 4 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (6.25%) JDBC
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) JPA
9 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.25%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Verilog
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) ASIC
2 2 (6.25%) VHDL
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) UNIX
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Web Application Development
3 9 (28.13%) OO
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) Open Source
7 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Application Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
5 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (21.88%) PHP
7 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 5 (15.63%) Ruby
9 3 (9.38%) C
9 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
10 2 (6.25%) Tcl
10 2 (6.25%) C++
11 1 (3.13%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Firmware
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Xilinx
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) Alterian
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe