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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 21.11% 37.80% 10.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.78% 64.58% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 4
Median daily rate £210 £213 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £171 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £461 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.30 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -23.60%
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
36 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 40.00% 58.54% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 9
Median daily rate £385 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) Banking
4 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 13 (29.55%) C#
5 13 (29.55%) Oracle
5 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
6 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (25.00%) Validation
6 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.73%) Data Validation
7 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (20.45%) QlikView
8 9 (20.45%) VMware
8 9 (20.45%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (18.18%) VBScript
9 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
10 7 (15.91%) Defect Management
10 7 (15.91%) vRealize
10 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (15.91%) Cognos
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (13.64%) JMS
11 6 (13.64%) J2EE
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012

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 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) JBoss
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.27%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (20.45%) QlikView
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.55%) OLAP
9 2 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.27%) DB2
10 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) MSI
2 2 (4.55%) PVCS
3 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.27%) MorphX
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Business Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) E-Business Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Payroll Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) J2EE
1 6 (13.64%) JMS
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) EJB
3 3 (6.82%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (6.82%) Java EE
3 3 (6.82%) Java EE 5
3 3 (6.82%) JAX-WS
3 3 (6.82%) JDBC
3 3 (6.82%) JSF
3 3 (6.82%) SOAP
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) MDX
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.27%) Life Science
2 1 (2.27%) LIMS
2 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Validation
3 10 (22.73%) Data Validation
4 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Defect Management
5 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Cost Transparency
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Office Automation
7 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) C#
3 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (18.18%) VBScript
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) Scala
5 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) R
7 1 (2.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) HND
1 2 (4.55%) MCP
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) GxP
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) vRealize
2 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.55%) Unicenter
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Cognos
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) CA
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Civica
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Altiris
6 1 (2.27%) CommVault
6 1 (2.27%) Compuware
6 1 (2.27%) Tableau
Belfast, County Antrim
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago