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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 65 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 20 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 3.11% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £275 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -26.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
486 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.19% 30.94% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 179 111
Average daily rate £380 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 36 (85.71%) Java
2 33 (78.57%) UNIX
2 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 23 (54.76%) PHP
4 21 (50.00%) Python
5 18 (42.86%) Security Testing
5 18 (42.86%) Big Data
6 17 (40.48%) Selenium
6 17 (40.48%) Oracle
7 16 (38.10%) C++
7 16 (38.10%) Spring
8 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 14 (33.33%) SQL
9 13 (30.95%) J2EE
9 13 (30.95%) Banking
10 12 (28.57%) Degree
10 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
10 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 12 (28.57%) JMS
11 11 (26.19%) OO
11 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
11 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
12 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
12 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
12 10 (23.81%) Spring Web Flow
12 10 (23.81%) GWT
12 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Ajax
12 10 (23.81%) CruiseControl

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (14.29%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.14%) CMS
5 3 (7.14%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) Big Data
2 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) CruiseControl
3 4 (9.52%) JUnit
3 4 (9.52%) JMeter
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) HttpUnit
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) Calabash
6 1 (2.38%) Concordion
6 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (30.95%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Spring
2 13 (30.95%) J2EE
3 12 (28.57%) JMS
4 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Spring Web Flow
4 10 (23.81%) GWT
4 10 (23.81%) Ajax
4 10 (23.81%) XML
4 10 (23.81%) XSLT
4 10 (23.81%) JSP
4 10 (23.81%) Struts
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 8 (19.05%) JDBC
5 8 (19.05%) iBATIS
6 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 4 (9.52%) SOAP
6 4 (9.52%) .NET
7 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.14%) RESTful
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) UNIX
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Solaris
4 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (26.19%) OO
5 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
5 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 10 (23.81%) MVC
6 8 (19.05%) Information Security
6 8 (19.05%) Product Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.14%) CRM
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) OOD
9 1 (2.38%) BDD
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (2.38%) TDD
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.38%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) PHP
3 21 (50.00%) Python
4 16 (38.10%) C++
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
7 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.90%) Ruby
9 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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