Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.03% 6.65% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 8.31% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 2
Belfast median daily rate £350 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +49.89% +75.13%
County Antrim median daily rate £350 £525 £350
% change year-on-year -33.33% +49.89% +75.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 256 421 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 65.81% 80.04% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 362 36
Belfast median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £300 £289 £172
90th Percentile £538 £488 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Belfast median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.43% -46.09%
County Antrim median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +30.43% -46.09%

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Perl.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (100.00%) Java 8
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Java 8
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk