The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 29 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6  
Contract jobs citing Perl 20 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.93% 5.62% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.97% 14.29% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £416 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 287 35 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 85.16% 39.33% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 32 35
Median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £215 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £419 £473
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 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in County Antrim

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in County Antrim

Perl
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -28 20 £416 +18.84%
Perl
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Perl.

1 29 (65.91%) Unix
2 28 (63.64%) Java
3 27 (61.36%) Linux
4 24 (54.55%) Finance
5 23 (52.27%) KDB
6 12 (27.27%) Kdb+
6 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (27.27%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Solaris
7 10 (22.73%) Murex
7 10 (22.73%) Workflow
7 10 (22.73%) Workflow Development
7 10 (22.73%) Derivative
8 9 (20.45%) Murex MxML
8 9 (20.45%) FpML
9 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 8 (18.18%) Struts
9 8 (18.18%) Spring
9 8 (18.18%) Analytics
9 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 7 (15.91%) Apache Flex
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) Sybase
10 7 (15.91%) J2EE
11 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (9.09%) Billing
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle
11 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.09%) Python
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) KDB
2 12 (27.27%) Kdb+
3 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (90.91%) Developer
2 23 (52.27%) KDB Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Murex Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Sybase Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Perl Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Unix Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Perl Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) FpML
1 9 (20.45%) Murex MxML
2 8 (18.18%) Spring
2 8 (18.18%) Struts
3 7 (15.91%) Apache Flex
3 7 (15.91%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.73%) Derivative
3 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Unix
2 27 (61.36%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Workflow
1 10 (22.73%) Workflow Development
2 8 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.82%) Defect Management
4 3 (6.82%) TDD
5 1 (2.27%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Murex
2 7 (15.91%) Sybase
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle