Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 81 123
Rank change year-on-year -26 +42 -42
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.30% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 3.16% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £444 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -11.11% +17.65%
10th Percentile £279 £333 £335
90th Percentile £564 £475 £588
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £404
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.97% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,039 729 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.70% 41.05% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 468 511
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £301 £288 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +11.07% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £52.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.96% +60.37% -18.94%
10th Percentile £20.53 £43.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.75 £52.17 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Python
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (44.74%) DevOps
5 15 (39.47%) Unix
6 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
6 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) Ansible
7 13 (34.21%) Bash Shell
7 13 (34.21%) Apache
8 12 (31.58%) JBoss
8 12 (31.58%) Maven
9 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
9 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (28.95%) Subversion
9 11 (28.95%) jQuery
9 11 (28.95%) Windows
10 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 9 (23.68%) Java EE
11 9 (23.68%) Firewall
11 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
11 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (21.05%) Puppet
12 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL
13 7 (18.42%) SQL

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 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 13 (34.21%) Apache
3 12 (31.58%) JBoss
4 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
5 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (15.79%) IIS
7 5 (13.16%) Confluence
8 3 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (7.89%) GeoServer
9 1 (2.63%) CMS
9 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.79%) IaaS
3 6 (15.79%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Datadog
4 1 (2.63%) npm
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 4 (10.53%) Internet
4 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.89%) SAN
6 2 (5.26%) DHCP
6 2 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) Intranet
6 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.26%) SMTP
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) GIS
2 3 (7.89%) QGIS
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Maven
2 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.95%) Subversion
3 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.79%) Ant
5 5 (13.16%) JIRA
6 4 (10.53%) Bower
7 3 (7.89%) Artifactory
7 3 (7.89%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.26%) Hudson
8 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.63%) DBeaver
9 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Platform Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) jQuery
2 9 (23.68%) Java EE
3 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 7 (18.42%) Ajax
3 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
3 7 (18.42%) Middleware
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) Node.js
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.16%) EJB
5 5 (13.16%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (13.16%) JPA
5 5 (13.16%) LDAP
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
5 5 (13.16%) XSLT
6 4 (10.53%) Sass
7 3 (7.89%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) DataPower
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Photography
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Unix
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.16%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) CentOS
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) DevOps
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Change Control
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) Kanban
6 5 (13.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Open Source
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (13.16%) Runbook
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.53%) Release Management
8 3 (7.89%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
1 19 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) ES6
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Postfix
4 1 (2.63%) Samba
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Ansible
2 8 (21.05%) Puppet
3 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.89%) Nagios
5 3 (7.89%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.63%) Control-M
6 1 (2.63%) Packer
6 1 (2.63%) Terraform
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) Splunk
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) Imperva
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 3 (7.89%) Adobe
7 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Pega
8 1 (2.63%) Capita
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) CommVault
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) New Relic
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy