The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 50 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 30.86% 40.00% 26.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 70.59% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 18
Median daily rate £385 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +19.23%
SQL
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
110 34 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 67.90% 56.67% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 39
Median daily rate £400 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Belfast region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Belfast region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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 SQL.

1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) Finance
3 25 (32.05%) Oracle
4 24 (30.77%) Java
4 24 (30.77%) Banking
5 23 (29.49%) C#
6 22 (28.21%) TDD
6 22 (28.21%) BDD
7 20 (25.64%) Multithreading
8 19 (24.36%) C++
8 19 (24.36%) OOD
9 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
10 15 (19.23%) Degree
10 15 (19.23%) Oracle Database
11 14 (17.95%) VMware
11 14 (17.95%) Python
11 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (16.67%) Front Office
12 13 (16.67%) QlikView
13 12 (15.38%) Integration Testing
13 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (15.38%) Information Security
14 11 (14.10%) Validation
14 11 (14.10%) .NET
14 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
14 11 (14.10%) Windows
14 11 (14.10%) Data Validation
15 10 (12.82%) Mathematics

SQL
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DHCP
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (16.67%) QlikView
5 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
6 9 (11.54%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.28%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.28%) Ant
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.28%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) MSI
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) Banking
3 13 (16.67%) Front Office
4 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (61.54%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 9 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Business Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) C++ Developer
9 5 (6.41%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) Payroll Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) WPF
3 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.41%) XML
5 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.13%) jQuery
5 4 (5.13%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
7 2 (2.56%) JSP
7 2 (2.56%) Servlets
8 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.28%) EJB
8 1 (1.28%) HTML
8 1 (1.28%) J2SE
8 1 (1.28%) JDBC
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.28%) STL
8 1 (1.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Mathematics
2 9 (11.54%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.56%) Derivative
6 2 (2.56%) Equities
6 2 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) BDD
2 22 (28.21%) TDD
3 20 (25.64%) Multithreading
4 19 (24.36%) OOD
5 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.38%) Information Security
6 12 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 11 (14.10%) Data Validation
7 11 (14.10%) Validation
8 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.41%) MVC
8 5 (6.41%) Workflow
9 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) ITIL
9 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.13%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) Java
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 19 (24.36%) C++
4 14 (17.95%) Python
5 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) C
6 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) Korn
8 1 (1.28%) R
8 1 (1.28%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) HND
2 2 (2.56%) MCP
2 2 (2.56%) MCSE
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) vRealize
2 2 (2.56%) Simpana
3 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) VMware
3 10 (12.82%) Cognos
3 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) Citrix
5 3 (3.85%) CommVault
6 2 (2.56%) Civica
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.28%) Altiris
7 1 (1.28%) CA
7 1 (1.28%) Compuware
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase
7 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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