Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 10 -
Rank change year-on-year -43 - +22
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 42 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.16% 12.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 22.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 0
Belfast median daily rate £613 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £613 £525 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
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 307 186 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 66.45% 57.06% 51.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 126 48
Belfast median daily rate £425 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +24.03% +1.57%
10th Percentile £300 £259 £258
90th Percentile £538 £563 £441
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £400 £323
% change year-on-year +6.25% +24.03% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Belfast median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £35.43 £30.80 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £23.00 £14.34 £15.25
% change year-on-year +60.39% -5.97% +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 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Equities
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) KDB
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase

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 4 (40.00%) KDB
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) KDB Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Equities
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase