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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 77 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.25% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 0.74% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £305 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £345 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
452 407 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.34% 33.92% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 242 112
Average daily rate £350 £365 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 14 (48.28%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 10 (34.48%) Puppet
4 9 (31.03%) J2EE
4 9 (31.03%) UNIX
4 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
4 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (27.59%) EMC
5 8 (27.59%) SAN
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) JBoss
5 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 7 (24.14%) XML
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
7 6 (20.69%) Subversion
7 6 (20.69%) Change Management
7 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (17.24%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (27.59%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Informix
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) CruiseControl
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.45%) HttpUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) Bower
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Administrator
3 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Perl Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) J2EE
2 7 (24.14%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) JSP
4 5 (17.24%) Struts
4 5 (17.24%) Spring
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (13.79%) GWT
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (10.34%) JMS
7 2 (6.90%) XSLT
7 2 (6.90%) JDBC
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
7 2 (6.90%) JPA
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) ASIC
3 1 (3.45%) VHDL
3 1 (3.45%) Verilog
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
6 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
7 5 (17.24%) Ruby
8 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.45%) Tcl
9 1 (3.45%) VB
9 1 (3.45%) C
9 1 (3.45%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) EMC
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Brocade
6 1 (3.45%) Xilinx
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) Alterian