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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 18 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.16% 1.75% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 3.45% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
46 29 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 48.42% 50.88% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 29
Average daily rate £331 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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
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 30 January 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (63.16%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) Maven
3 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
4 7 (36.84%) SQR
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Sybase
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Korn
4 7 (36.84%) C-shell
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) Spring Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Credit Risk
6 5 (26.32%) KDB
6 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
7 4 (21.05%) CruiseControl
7 4 (21.05%) Subversion
7 4 (21.05%) AccuRev
7 4 (21.05%) Build Forge
7 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
7 4 (21.05%) Equities
7 4 (21.05%) Perforce

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) CruiseControl
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Build Forge
2 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
2 4 (21.05%) Ant
2 4 (21.05%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Release Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) Spring Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Struts
4 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Credit Risk
2 4 (21.05%) Equities
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQR
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
1 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
1 7 (36.84%) Korn
1 7 (36.84%) C-shell
2 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) VBScript
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Sybase
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) AccuRev
3 4 (21.05%) Perforce
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Reuters
5 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago