The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.70% 2.94% 8.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 7.14% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Average daily rate
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£175 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £373 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Perl
County Antrim

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
47 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 58.02% 41.18% 53.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 49
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £383 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Equities
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Derivative
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) KDB
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Netcool
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
1 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
1 1 (16.67%) Multicast
1 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) NetQoS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun