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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 20 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.27% 5.05% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 10.20% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£250 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
52 49 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 59.09% 49.49% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 94
Average daily rate £308 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £362 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) KDB
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) NetQoS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) Jython
3 1 (25.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) e-Health
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
1 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) NetQoS
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sun