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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 35.00% 11.43% 17.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.22% 27.27% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 17
Average daily rate
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£206 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
45 44 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 56.25% 41.90% 51.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 28 £206 -44.06% 9
SQL
Northern Ireland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (55.32%) Oracle
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 16 (34.04%) Web Services
4 15 (31.91%) UNIX
5 14 (29.79%) Linux
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
6 12 (25.53%) Banking
7 11 (23.40%) Java
8 10 (21.28%) XSL
8 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
8 10 (21.28%) Actimize
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL
10 7 (14.89%) Windows
10 7 (14.89%) Equities
10 7 (14.89%) Derivative
11 6 (12.77%) Project Management
11 6 (12.77%) IBM Notes
11 6 (12.77%) Lotus
11 6 (12.77%) Cognos
11 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (10.64%) Intranet
12 5 (10.64%) Internet
12 5 (10.64%) Extranet
12 5 (10.64%) Cisco
12 5 (10.64%) IIS
12 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
12 5 (10.64%) Release Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (12.77%) IBM Notes
1 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Xceptor
3 2 (4.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) assyst
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.26%) Markit EDM
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Intranet
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
1 5 (10.64%) Extranet
2 2 (4.26%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) MGCP
3 1 (2.13%) H.323
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Web Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Web Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) XSL
3 4 (8.51%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.26%) COM
5 2 (4.26%) CSS
5 2 (4.26%) JMS
5 2 (4.26%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.13%) WCF
6 1 (2.13%) LINQ
6 1 (2.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Equities
1 7 (14.89%) Derivative
2 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) IVR
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) UNIX
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Project Management
3 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.64%) Release Management
4 3 (6.38%) Information Security
4 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
4 3 (6.38%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (6.38%) OO
4 3 (6.38%) SDLC
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) ETL
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) MVC
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
5 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.26%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.13%) CCIE
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) CCDP
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Control-M
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Actimize
3 6 (12.77%) Cognos
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Lotus
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Nortel
6 1 (2.13%) Avaya