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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 22.66% 38.60% 29.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.72% 81.48% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 29
Median daily rate £324 £271 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £333 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
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
53 27 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.41% 47.37% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 49
Median daily rate £385 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 18 (39.13%) Finance
3 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (32.61%) QlikView
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
4 14 (30.43%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (30.43%) VMware
5 13 (28.26%) Banking
5 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.91%) Cognos
7 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 10 (21.74%) vRealize
8 9 (19.57%) C#
8 9 (19.57%) Java
8 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.39%) .NET
10 7 (15.22%) WPF
10 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.04%) BDD
11 6 (13.04%) TDD
11 6 (13.04%) MVC
11 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.87%) Windows
12 5 (10.87%) Python
12 5 (10.87%) Web Services
12 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (6.52%) JBoss
1 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DHCP
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) QlikView
2 14 (30.43%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.17%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.52%) Front Office
5 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Business Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Business Objects Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) WPF
3 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Web Services
5 4 (8.70%) J2EE
5 4 (8.70%) JMS
6 3 (6.52%) Java EE
6 3 (6.52%) Node.js
6 3 (6.52%) SOAP
6 3 (6.52%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 1 (2.17%) EJB
8 1 (2.17%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (2.17%) Java EE 5
8 1 (2.17%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.17%) jQuery
8 1 (2.17%) JSF
8 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Data Extraction
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) LIMS
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) BDD
3 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
3 6 (13.04%) MVC
3 6 (13.04%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) OOD
5 4 (8.70%) UML
6 3 (6.52%) Benchmarking
6 3 (6.52%) Cost Transparency
6 3 (6.52%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
2 9 (19.57%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) Scala
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) HND
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) GxP
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) vRealize
2 2 (4.35%) Simpana
3 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Cognos
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) CommVault
7 2 (4.35%) Civica
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Altiris
8 1 (2.17%) Compuware
8 1 (2.17%) Sybase
8 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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