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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 66 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Perl 17 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.26% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 3.61% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
394 415 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 34.76% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 271 98
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +96.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £52.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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 19 (55.88%) Oracle
1 19 (55.88%) UNIX
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) J2EE
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Spring
5 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
6 13 (38.24%) Banking
6 13 (38.24%) Selenium
6 13 (38.24%) OO
6 13 (38.24%) XML
6 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
7 12 (35.29%) Struts
7 12 (35.29%) JSP
7 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
7 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 12 (35.29%) Ajax
7 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
8 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
8 11 (32.35%) CruiseControl
8 11 (32.35%) Spring Web Flow
8 11 (32.35%) Spring MVC
8 11 (32.35%) GWT
8 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
8 11 (32.35%) CSS
8 11 (32.35%) MVC
8 11 (32.35%) JMS
9 10 (29.41%) Python
10 9 (26.47%) XSLT

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (32.35%) WebSphere
2 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) JBoss
3 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.82%) ColdFusion
5 2 (5.88%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LDAP
2 4 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Informix
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) HttpUnit
General
1 13 (38.24%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Server Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) J2EE
1 15 (44.12%) Spring
2 13 (38.24%) XML
3 12 (35.29%) Struts
3 12 (35.29%) JSP
3 12 (35.29%) Ajax
4 11 (32.35%) Spring Web Flow
4 11 (32.35%) Spring MVC
4 11 (32.35%) GWT
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
4 11 (32.35%) JMS
5 9 (26.47%) XSLT
6 6 (17.65%) iBATIS
6 6 (17.65%) JDBC
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (5.88%) JPA
9 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Verilog
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) VHDL
2 2 (5.88%) ASIC
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) UNIX
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
3 13 (38.24%) OO
4 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
4 11 (32.35%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.88%) Content Management
5 2 (5.88%) Web Development
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
4 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 4 (11.76%) Ruby
7 4 (11.76%) PHP
8 3 (8.82%) C
8 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
9 2 (5.88%) Tcl
10 1 (2.94%) VB
10 1 (2.94%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
1 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp
3 3 (8.82%) Xilinx
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Alterian
4 1 (2.94%) Brocade
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