Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 89 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 25 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.69% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 5.70% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £390 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.59% +2.30% +27.08%
10th Percentile £345 £338 £311
90th Percentile £553 £488 £478
Scotland median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -34.55% -

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 849 825 849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 37.47% 29.65% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 473 509
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £266 £265 £261
90th Percentile £530 £523 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +27.34% +28.00%
10th Percentile £13.11 £20.20 £14.00
90th Percentile £46.85 £46.99 £49.38
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -10.26% +27.87% +22.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Edinburgh

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Edinburgh

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Edinburgh

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Python
3 11 (44.00%) Banking
4 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) Law
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (32.00%) Programme Delivery
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) VBA
8 6 (24.00%) Use Case
8 6 (24.00%) DevOps
8 6 (24.00%) SIEM
8 6 (24.00%) Database Security
9 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) C
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.00%) Puppet
10 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.00%) Ansible
11 3 (12.00%) Docker
11 3 (12.00%) High Availability
11 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (12.00%) Jenkins

Perl
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.00%) Bluemix
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) Bower
3 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (44.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Database Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Perl Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Platform Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) CPAN
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) Java EE
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (4.00%) Flask
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) JPA
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) NumPy
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
3 1 (4.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) Database Security
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) SIEM
2 6 (24.00%) Use Case
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) VBA
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (4.00%) Korn
8 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) RHEV
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Control-M
2 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.00%) Rundeck
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
1 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Imperva
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk