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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 83 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 5 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.03% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 3.98% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £381 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £365 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £473 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
392 427 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.97% 25.91% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 253 244
Median daily rate £354 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 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 30 (83.33%) Linux
2 28 (77.78%) Java
3 26 (72.22%) Python
4 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 15 (41.67%) Finance
5 15 (41.67%) Ruby
6 14 (38.89%) Subversion
6 14 (38.89%) DevOps
7 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
7 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (36.11%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) CSS
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (30.56%) PaaS
9 11 (30.56%) Docker
9 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
9 11 (30.56%) Node.js
9 11 (30.56%) Splunk
10 10 (27.78%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (27.78%) Sass
10 10 (27.78%) Hudson
10 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
10 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 10 (27.78%) Kanban
10 10 (27.78%) jQuery
10 10 (27.78%) Migration
11 9 (25.00%) Legal

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 5 (13.89%) Apache
1 5 (13.89%) GeoServer
1 5 (13.89%) JBoss
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) InDesign
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (30.56%) PaaS
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (16.67%) GIS
4 5 (13.89%) QGIS
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (38.89%) Subversion
3 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.78%) Hudson
4 9 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 9 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 8 (22.22%) Bower
6 5 (13.89%) DBeaver
7 3 (8.33%) Ant
7 3 (8.33%) Maven
8 2 (5.56%) GitLab
9 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (2.78%) JUnit
9 1 (2.78%) Selenium
9 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
9 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Legal
3 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) GIS Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) AWS Architect
5 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) CSS
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (30.56%) Node.js
3 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
3 10 (27.78%) Sass
4 9 (25.00%) Flask
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) Java EE
6 5 (13.89%) OpenLayers
6 5 (13.89%) PostGIS
7 4 (11.11%) OAuth
8 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 1 (2.78%) CSS3
9 1 (2.78%) HTML5
9 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (2.78%) J2SE
9 1 (2.78%) JMS
9 1 (2.78%) RESTful
9 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
1 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
1 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 4 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Photography
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (27.78%) Kanban
3 10 (27.78%) Migration
4 9 (25.00%) BDD
4 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
8 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
8 4 (11.11%) OOD
8 4 (11.11%) RAD
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) Python
3 15 (41.67%) Ruby
4 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
4 13 (36.11%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (25.00%) Bourne shell
6 9 (25.00%) C++
6 9 (25.00%) Korn
7 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.11%) VBA
10 3 (8.33%) PHP
11 1 (2.78%) AWK
11 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas File System
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
1 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Nagios
2 4 (11.11%) TADDM
3 2 (5.56%) Fluentd
3 2 (5.56%) Graylog
4 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Splunk
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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