The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 28.57% 20.37% 5.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 37.29% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £273 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
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
24 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 42.86% 54.63% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 32
Average daily rate £275 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 22 (45.83%) Finance
3 15 (31.25%) Web Services
3 15 (31.25%) UNIX
4 14 (29.17%) Linux
4 14 (29.17%) Banking
5 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (20.83%) ITIL
6 10 (20.83%) XSL
6 10 (20.83%) Cognos
6 10 (20.83%) Actimize
7 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 8 (16.67%) Derivative
8 8 (16.67%) Equities
9 7 (14.58%) Windows
10 6 (12.50%) IBM Notes
10 6 (12.50%) Lotus
10 6 (12.50%) Cisco
10 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
10 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.42%) Release Management
11 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
11 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (10.42%) Intranet
11 5 (10.42%) Internet

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) assyst
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Intranet
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
1 5 (10.42%) Extranet
2 1 (2.08%) MGCP
2 1 (2.08%) H.323
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
3 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) PVCS
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Web Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Web Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Production Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) XSL
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) COM
5 1 (2.08%) EJB
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) JDBC
5 1 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) XSLT
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) JSF
5 1 (2.08%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.08%) LINQ
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Equities
1 8 (16.67%) Derivative
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (8.33%) Replication
5 3 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) UNIX
2 14 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.42%) Release Management
3 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 4 (8.33%) Information Security
4 4 (8.33%) Data Governance
4 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (8.33%) SDLC
5 3 (6.25%) Data Management
5 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
5 3 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) OO
5 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.08%) CCIE
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) CCDP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Cognos
2 10 (20.83%) Actimize
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) Lotus
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.08%) Nortel
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Sybase
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
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