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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 25.40% 6.93% 18.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.84% 10.61% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £310 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
73 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 57.94% 65.35% 49.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 29
Average daily rate £300 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 32 £300 -25.00% 10
SQL
Northern Ireland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (53.33%) Banking
2 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 23 (51.11%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) UNIX
3 21 (46.67%) Oracle
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
5 13 (28.89%) Investment Banking
5 13 (28.89%) Sybase
6 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (22.22%) Credit Risk
7 9 (20.00%) C-shell
7 9 (20.00%) Korn
7 9 (20.00%) Spring
7 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 8 (17.78%) Perl
8 8 (17.78%) Business Objects
8 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
8 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.78%) SQR
9 7 (15.56%) ETL
9 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
9 7 (15.56%) Maven
9 7 (15.56%) Spring Integration
10 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (13.33%) J2EE
10 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 6 (13.33%) Financial Institution

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) QlikView
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Maven
General
1 24 (53.33%) Banking
2 23 (51.11%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.67%) General Ledger
6 2 (4.44%) International Banking
6 2 (4.44%) Retail
7 1 (2.22%) Law
7 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Business Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Business Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Spring
1 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (15.56%) Spring Integration
3 6 (13.33%) J2EE
4 4 (8.89%) Java EE
4 4 (8.89%) Struts
5 3 (6.67%) FpML
6 2 (4.44%) .NET
7 1 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) Swing
7 1 (2.22%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.22%) WPF
7 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 4 (8.89%) Fixed Income
2 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.67%) Equities
3 3 (6.67%) Derivative
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) UNIX
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Solaris
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.56%) ETL
3 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.89%) OO
5 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 3 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.67%) People Management
6 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Use Case
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.22%) OOD
7 1 (2.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.00%) C-shell
3 9 (20.00%) Korn
4 8 (17.78%) Perl
4 8 (17.78%) SQR
5 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) VBScript
7 2 (4.44%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) PowerHouse
8 1 (2.22%) C#
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.22%) MCTS
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) Sybase
3 8 (17.78%) Business Objects
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Cognos
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Reuters
5 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Actimize
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
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