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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 59 84 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 0.60% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 2.14% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 18
Median daily rate £400 £435 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +13.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
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
385 420 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.58% 28.02% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 242 308
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 6 December 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) Splunk
4 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) QRadar
5 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) IaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (18.75%) SIEM
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
8 3 (18.75%) Big Data
8 3 (18.75%) Use Case
8 3 (18.75%) Kanban
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) PaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
8 3 (18.75%) Threat Detection
8 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) AIX

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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) GitLab
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Product Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) J2SE
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Sass
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) HPUX
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Kanban
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Process Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM
3 3 (18.75%) Threat Detection
3 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBA
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) AWK
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CEH
1 3 (18.75%) CISM
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
1 3 (18.75%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) QRadar
2 2 (12.50%) Fluentd
2 2 (12.50%) Graylog
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Progress
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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