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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.67% 22.97% 15.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.81% 51.52% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £258 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% -9.33%
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
59 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 57.84% 44.59% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 27
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -5 17 £300 -20.00% 3
SQL
Northern Ireland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 34 (61.82%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) Finance
3 25 (45.45%) Banking
4 23 (41.82%) Oracle
4 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
5 20 (36.36%) UNIX
6 16 (29.09%) WebLogic
7 15 (27.27%) OO
7 15 (27.27%) Java EE
8 13 (23.64%) People Management
9 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
9 12 (21.82%) Sybase
10 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 11 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 11 (20.00%) Fixed Income
11 10 (18.18%) Equities
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (18.18%) Degree
11 10 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (18.18%) Derivative
11 10 (18.18%) J2EE
12 9 (16.36%) FpML
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
13 8 (14.55%) Korn
13 8 (14.55%) Credit Risk
14 7 (12.73%) C-shell
14 7 (12.73%) Spring
14 7 (12.73%) Hibernate

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 16 (29.09%) WebLogic
2 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.82%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.82%) QlikView
8 1 (1.82%) DB2
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 25 (45.45%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.45%) International Banking
6 2 (3.64%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.64%) Retail
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Applications Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) OBIEE Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) Java EE
2 10 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (18.18%) J2EE
3 9 (16.36%) FpML
4 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.73%) Spring
5 6 (10.91%) Struts
6 5 (9.09%) Spring Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Struts2
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
7 2 (3.64%) Servlets
7 2 (3.64%) XML
7 2 (3.64%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.82%) JSON
8 1 (1.82%) Swing
8 1 (1.82%) JMS
8 1 (1.82%) SOAP
8 1 (1.82%) Web Services
8 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 10 (18.18%) Equities
2 10 (18.18%) Derivative
3 8 (14.55%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.64%) Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Solaris
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) OO
2 13 (23.64%) People Management
3 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) ETL
6 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.82%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.82%) Use Case
8 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Time Management
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.82%) Content Management
8 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Korn
4 7 (12.73%) SQR
4 7 (12.73%) C-shell
4 7 (12.73%) Perl
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) VBScript
7 2 (3.64%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.82%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) MCSA
2 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) MCTS
2 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.82%) Control-M
2 1 (1.82%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) Sybase
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) Cognos
5 2 (3.64%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) Actimize
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.82%) Reuters
6 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg