The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 8 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.27% - 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.15% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 - £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
135 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 61.36% 48.81% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 22 22
Median daily rate £413 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.67 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Belfast region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Perl.

1 32 (74.42%) Linux
1 32 (74.42%) KDB
2 27 (62.79%) Finance
3 25 (58.14%) Unix
4 23 (53.49%) Solaris
4 23 (53.49%) Kdb+
4 23 (53.49%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (44.19%) Java
6 14 (32.56%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Banking
7 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
8 5 (11.63%) Korn
8 5 (11.63%) Sybase
8 5 (11.63%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security
9 4 (9.30%) Firewall
9 4 (9.30%) Wireless
9 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
9 4 (9.30%) Radware
9 4 (9.30%) Python
9 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
9 4 (9.30%) DHCP
9 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 4 (9.30%) DNS
9 4 (9.30%) SSL
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco
9 4 (9.30%) Juniper
9 4 (9.30%) Nagios
9 4 (9.30%) DWDM
9 4 (9.30%) MPLS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) DWDM
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) MPLS
1 4 (9.30%) SSL
1 4 (9.30%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (9.30%) VPN
1 4 (9.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) KDB
2 23 (53.49%) Kdb+
3 5 (11.63%) Sybase IQ
4 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase ASE
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 32 (74.42%) KDB Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) DBA
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Sybase DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Murex Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Sybase Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) FpML
1 1 (2.33%) JSON
1 1 (2.33%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.30%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
4 2 (4.65%) Equities
4 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 25 (58.14%) Unix
3 23 (53.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Analytics
2 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
2 4 (9.30%) Information Security
2 4 (9.30%) Network Management
2 4 (9.30%) TDD
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics
4 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Workflow
4 2 (4.65%) Workflow Development
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) Korn
3 4 (9.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) JNCIE
1 4 (9.30%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.98%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) FortiGate
1 4 (9.30%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Sybase
2 4 (9.30%) Aruba
2 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
2 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco
2 4 (9.30%) FireEye
2 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
2 4 (9.30%) IronPort
2 4 (9.30%) Juniper
2 4 (9.30%) Radware
2 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
2 4 (9.30%) SevOne
2 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
3 3 (6.98%) BMC
3 3 (6.98%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) Murex