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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 14 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Perl 26 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.32% - 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.55% - 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +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 133 45 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 63.03% 40.18% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 24 26
Median daily rate £400 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £389 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Belfast over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Belfast

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) KDB
3 31 (63.27%) Finance
4 30 (61.22%) Unix
5 28 (57.14%) Solaris
5 28 (57.14%) Kdb+
5 28 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (42.86%) Java
7 18 (36.73%) Analytics
8 8 (16.33%) Python
9 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
9 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.20%) TDD
9 5 (10.20%) Banking
9 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.16%) IronPort
10 4 (8.16%) Riverbed
10 4 (8.16%) Aruba
10 4 (8.16%) Network Management
10 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (8.16%) Information Security
10 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
10 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
10 4 (8.16%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (8.16%) SevOne
10 4 (8.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.16%) FireEye
10 4 (8.16%) Billing

Perl
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DHCP
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
1 4 (8.16%) DWDM
1 4 (8.16%) Firewall
1 4 (8.16%) MPLS
1 4 (8.16%) SSL
1 4 (8.16%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
1 4 (8.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (79.59%) KDB
2 28 (57.14%) Kdb+
3 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
General
1 31 (63.27%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 39 (79.59%) KDB Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Consultant
3 4 (8.16%) Implementation Consultant
3 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Murex Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) FpML
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.16%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 30 (61.22%) Unix
3 28 (57.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Analytics
2 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
2 5 (10.20%) TDD
3 4 (8.16%) Information Security
3 4 (8.16%) Network Management
3 4 (8.16%) Project Management
4 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
5 2 (4.08%) Workflow
5 2 (4.08%) Workflow Development
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) JNCIE
1 4 (8.16%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
1 4 (8.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Aruba
1 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
1 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco
1 4 (8.16%) FireEye
1 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
1 4 (8.16%) IronPort
1 4 (8.16%) Juniper
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
1 4 (8.16%) Radware
1 4 (8.16%) Riverbed
1 4 (8.16%) SevOne
1 4 (8.16%) Sourcefire
2 2 (4.08%) Murex
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago