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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.21% 30.36% 20.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.43% 68.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 13
Median daily rate £205 £238 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £343 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.31 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.89%
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
42 25 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 35.29% 44.64% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 33
Median daily rate £350 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £460 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 (48.84%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (32.56%) VMware
4 14 (32.56%) QlikView
4 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.91%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (25.58%) Cognos
7 11 (25.58%) Banking
8 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
8 10 (23.26%) vRealize
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.28%) .NET
10 7 (16.28%) Windows
11 6 (13.95%) WPF
11 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.63%) MVC
12 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
12 5 (11.63%) C#
12 5 (11.63%) Java
12 5 (11.63%) Web Services
12 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
13 4 (9.30%) DNS
13 4 (9.30%) JMS

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 (6.98%) JBoss
1 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
1 14 (32.56%) QlikView
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.91%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.33%) MorphX
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Business Developer
4 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Business Objects Developer
5 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) DBA
7 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) WPF
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) J2EE
4 4 (9.30%) JMS
5 3 (6.98%) Java EE
5 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 3 (6.98%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) HTML
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js
7 1 (2.33%) EJB
7 1 (2.33%) Java EE 5
7 1 (2.33%) JAX-WS
7 1 (2.33%) JDBC
7 1 (2.33%) JSF
7 1 (2.33%) Middleware
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
4 1 (2.33%) LIMS
4 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (11.63%) MVC
4 3 (6.98%) Benchmarking
4 3 (6.98%) Cost Transparency
4 3 (6.98%) High Availability
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) UML
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) BDD
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
2 5 (11.63%) C#
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) R
5 1 (2.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) HND
1 2 (4.65%) MCP
1 2 (4.65%) MCSE
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) GxP
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) vRealize
2 2 (4.65%) Simpana
3 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) Cognos
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) CommVault
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Civica
7 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Altiris
8 1 (2.33%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) Compuware
8 1 (2.33%) Sybase
8 1 (2.33%) Tableau
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