The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 16 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 28.71% 14.95% 23.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.88% 29.09% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £349 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
SQL
Northern Ireland

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

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 55 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 56.44% 51.40% 61.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 104
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +6 29 £350 -6.66% 9
SQL
Northern Ireland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Web Services
3 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 9 (24.32%) UNIX
4 8 (21.62%) Cognos
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
5 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.22%) IIS
6 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 6 (16.22%) IBM Notes
6 6 (16.22%) XSL
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) Lotus
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (16.22%) Actimize
7 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
7 5 (13.51%) Ab Initio
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (13.51%) Intranet
7 5 (13.51%) Internet
7 5 (13.51%) Extranet
7 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 5 (13.51%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) Java

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) IBM Notes
3 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) SAS
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (10.81%) assyst
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (8.11%) Markit EDM
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
1 5 (13.51%) Extranet
2 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.70%) H.323
3 1 (2.70%) MGCP
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) DB2
3 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (8.11%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Web Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Web Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Assistant Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) XSL
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) JMS
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) J2EE
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) COM
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) LINQ
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (2.70%) HTML5
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.11%) Derivative
3 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
3 3 (8.11%) Equities
4 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) ETL
3 4 (10.81%) OO
3 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) Release Management
4 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
4 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
4 3 (8.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Data Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
2 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (8.11%) MATLAB
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.41%) Korn
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.70%) PMP
1 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.70%) CCIE
1 1 (2.70%) CCNA
1 1 (2.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Control-M
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Cognos
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Lotus
3 6 (16.22%) Actimize
4 5 (13.51%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Tableau
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) Nortel
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco