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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 62 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 1.35% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
463 370 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.12% 31.14% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 181 101
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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 24 (82.76%) PHP
2 23 (79.31%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) Python
4 20 (68.97%) Linux
5 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (58.62%) UNIX
6 17 (58.62%) Security Testing
6 17 (58.62%) Big Data
7 15 (51.72%) C++
8 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
8 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
8 11 (37.93%) Degree
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
10 7 (24.14%) Information Security
10 7 (24.14%) Product Management
11 4 (13.79%) Banking
11 4 (13.79%) JMeter
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) Selenium
11 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 4 (13.79%) Ruby
11 4 (13.79%) Open Source
12 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
12 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
12 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
12 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
12 3 (10.34%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (10.34%) HttpUnit

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JMeter
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (10.34%) HttpUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Introscope
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Concordion
4 1 (3.45%) Calabash
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) International Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Development Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
1 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.34%) Spring
1 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (10.34%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Java EE
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Android
4 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Security Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Product Management
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) TDD
8 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) PHP
2 23 (79.31%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) Python
4 15 (51.72%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (3.45%) Korn
8 1 (3.45%) C-shell
8 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.90%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.45%) nmon
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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