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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 59 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 28 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.92% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 2.17% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £330 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £34.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -11.11%
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
552 415 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.91% 34.21% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 228 143
Average daily rate £380 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 31 (79.49%) Java
2 28 (71.79%) UNIX
2 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (61.54%) Linux
4 23 (58.97%) PHP
5 22 (56.41%) Python
6 18 (46.15%) Security Testing
6 18 (46.15%) Big Data
7 16 (41.03%) C++
8 15 (38.46%) Oracle
9 13 (33.33%) Selenium
10 12 (30.77%) Degree
10 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
10 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
11 11 (28.21%) SQL
11 11 (28.21%) J2EE
11 11 (28.21%) Banking
11 11 (28.21%) Spring
12 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
13 9 (23.08%) JMS
13 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
13 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
14 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
14 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
14 8 (20.51%) CSS
14 8 (20.51%) JDBC
14 8 (20.51%) JSP
14 8 (20.51%) Struts
14 8 (20.51%) XML
14 8 (20.51%) XSLT

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.38%) Apache
4 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.69%) ColdFusion
5 3 (7.69%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) Big Data
2 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) CruiseControl
3 4 (10.26%) JMeter
4 3 (7.69%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) HttpUnit
5 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Concordion
5 1 (2.56%) Calabash
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) J2EE
1 11 (28.21%) Spring
2 9 (23.08%) JMS
3 8 (20.51%) Ajax
3 8 (20.51%) iBATIS
3 8 (20.51%) Spring MVC
3 8 (20.51%) Spring Web Flow
3 8 (20.51%) GWT
3 8 (20.51%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) JDBC
3 8 (20.51%) JSP
3 8 (20.51%) Struts
3 8 (20.51%) XML
3 8 (20.51%) XSLT
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) SOAP
4 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) UNIX
2 24 (61.54%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris
5 3 (7.69%) Android
5 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Security Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Product Management
4 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
4 8 (20.51%) MVC
4 8 (20.51%) Information Security
4 8 (20.51%) OO
4 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.56%) BDD
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) PHP
3 22 (56.41%) Python
4 16 (41.03%) C++
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
7 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
7 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.82%) Ruby
9 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) NetApp