Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 24 23
Rank change year-on-year -38 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing Perl 17 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.90% 5.62% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 11.63% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 4
Belfast median daily rate £525 £520 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +197.14% -45.10%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £163
90th Percentile £713 £588 £196
County Antrim median daily rate £525 £520 £175
% change year-on-year +0.96% +197.14% -45.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £46.50 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £46.50 -

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 425 129 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 72.40% 48.31% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 77 48
Belfast median daily rate £413 £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £504 £500 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £313
% change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Belfast median hourly rate £18.25 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £28.18 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Belfast

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Belfast

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Belfast over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) KDB
3 8 (47.06%) Apache Flex
3 8 (47.06%) J2EE
3 8 (47.06%) Sybase
3 8 (47.06%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) Banking

Perl
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) KDB
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) KDB Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Sybase Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Perl Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Perl Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Apache Flex
1 8 (47.06%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Sybase