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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 56 65
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 2.29% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 8.08% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 5
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £383 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

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 391 433 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.71% 28.30% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 254 260
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £26.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.88% -52.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 18 (69.23%) Linux
1 18 (69.23%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) Banking
5 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Unix
6 8 (30.77%) Puppet
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
8 6 (23.08%) VBA
8 6 (23.08%) Law
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) SIEM
8 6 (23.08%) Database Security
8 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 6 (23.08%) Use Case
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
9 5 (19.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (15.38%) Migration
10 4 (15.38%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Subversion
10 4 (15.38%) 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) IaaS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Bluemix
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) Bower
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.85%) GoCD
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Database Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) GIS Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior GIS Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) Sass
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Browserify
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (23.08%) Database Security
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
1 6 (23.08%) SIEM
1 6 (23.08%) Use Case
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) Server Building
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
4 3 (11.54%) Kanban
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) VBA
5 3 (11.54%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) Ansible
4 2 (7.69%) vRealize
5 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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