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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -31 +8  
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.86% 5.95% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.96% 16.13% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 273 31 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 84.26% 36.90% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 12 23
Median daily rate £413 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 25 June 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 32 (69.57%) Unix
2 30 (65.22%) Linux
3 27 (58.70%) Java
4 26 (56.52%) KDB
5 24 (52.17%) Finance
6 16 (34.78%) Solaris
6 16 (34.78%) Kdb+
6 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (26.09%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) Murex
8 10 (21.74%) Workflow
8 10 (21.74%) Analytics
8 10 (21.74%) Workflow Development
8 10 (21.74%) Derivative
9 9 (19.57%) Murex MxML
9 9 (19.57%) FpML
10 8 (17.39%) Struts
10 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
10 8 (17.39%) Spring
10 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
11 7 (15.22%) Banking
12 6 (13.04%) Sybase
12 6 (13.04%) J2EE
12 6 (13.04%) Apache Flex
13 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (8.70%) Billing
13 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.70%) TDD
13 4 (8.70%) Oracle
13 4 (8.70%) Project Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) KDB
2 16 (34.78%) Kdb+
3 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) KDB Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Murex Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Sybase Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Perl Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Unix Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Perl Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) FpML
1 9 (19.57%) Murex MxML
2 8 (17.39%) Spring
2 8 (17.39%) Struts
3 6 (13.04%) Apache Flex
3 6 (13.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.74%) Derivative
3 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Unix
2 30 (65.22%) Linux
3 16 (34.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Analytics
1 10 (21.74%) Workflow
1 10 (21.74%) Workflow Development
2 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (8.70%) Defect Management
2 4 (8.70%) Project Management
2 4 (8.70%) TDD
3 1 (2.17%) Data Analytics
3 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Murex
2 6 (13.04%) Sybase
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago