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 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 75 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 4.00% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £420 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £376 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £444 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
399 275 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.84% 24.91% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 112 90
Average daily rate £355 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.42 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 August 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Informix
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) SCOM

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Informix
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Introscope
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Perl Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) ODBC
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) EDI
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) SUSE
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Product Management
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) C-shell
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Jython
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) CA Wily
1 2 (11.76%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix