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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.38% 30.65% 23.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 65.52% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £259 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £405 £456
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 £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
48 29 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 50.00% 46.77% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 29
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
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 23 January 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 -11 9 £338 +12.50% 3
SQL
Northern Ireland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (58.82%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) Finance
3 22 (43.14%) Banking
4 20 (39.22%) Oracle
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
5 19 (37.25%) UNIX
6 15 (29.41%) Java EE
6 15 (29.41%) OO
6 15 (29.41%) WebLogic
7 13 (25.49%) People Management
8 12 (23.53%) Sybase
9 11 (21.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
9 11 (21.57%) Fixed Income
10 10 (19.61%) Equities
10 10 (19.61%) Derivative
10 10 (19.61%) Degree
10 10 (19.61%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (17.65%) Investment Banking
11 9 (17.65%) FpML
11 9 (17.65%) J2EE
11 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
12 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
12 8 (15.69%) Credit Risk
12 8 (15.69%) Korn
13 7 (13.73%) Spring
13 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
13 7 (13.73%) Perl
13 7 (13.73%) Project Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.96%) DB2
8 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Maven
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 22 (43.14%) Banking
3 9 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) International Banking
5 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Applications Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) OBIEE Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.92%) DBA
9 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) Java EE
2 10 (19.61%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (17.65%) FpML
3 9 (17.65%) J2EE
4 7 (13.73%) Spring
4 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.80%) Struts
5 5 (9.80%) Spring Integration
6 2 (3.92%) Struts2
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) HTML
6 2 (3.92%) JSP
6 2 (3.92%) Servlets
6 2 (3.92%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) Web Services
7 1 (1.96%) SOAP
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) .NET
7 1 (1.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (21.57%) Fixed Income
2 10 (19.61%) Equities
2 10 (19.61%) Derivative
3 8 (15.69%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) UNIX
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) People Management
3 7 (13.73%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) ETL
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.96%) Content Management
7 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.96%) Workflow
7 1 (1.96%) MVC
7 1 (1.96%) Business Development
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Korn
4 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 7 (13.73%) SQR
4 7 (13.73%) C-shell
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) MCSA
2 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCTS
2 1 (1.96%) MCITP
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.96%) Control-M
2 1 (1.96%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Sybase
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) Reuters
5 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.96%) Actimize
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau