The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 14 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 6.80% 23.64% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.73% 44.07% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Perl
Northern Ireland

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

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 53.40% 53.64% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 28
Average daily rate £300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 9 (75.00%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Sybase
4 5 (41.67%) SQR
4 5 (41.67%) Financial Institution
4 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Korn
4 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
4 5 (41.67%) C-shell
4 5 (41.67%) Spring Integration
5 4 (33.33%) VBScript
5 4 (33.33%) Ant
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 4 (33.33%) Perforce
5 4 (33.33%) CruiseControl
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) AccuRev
5 4 (33.33%) Build Forge
5 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
6 3 (25.00%) C++

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
2 4 (33.33%) Build Forge
2 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 4 (33.33%) Ant
2 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 4 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Release Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) Korn
2 5 (41.67%) C-shell
2 5 (41.67%) SQR
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VBScript
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sybase
2 4 (33.33%) Perforce
2 4 (33.33%) AccuRev
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Reuters
5 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg