The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 36 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.57% 10.91% 13.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.37% 17.39% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 12
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£300 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.10% -14.54%
SQL
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 69 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 60.32% 62.73% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 34
Average daily rate £306 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £400
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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
County Antrim +8 36 £300 -25.00% 11
County Londonderry - - - - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 28 (57.14%) Java
2 27 (55.10%) Banking
3 24 (48.98%) Finance
4 22 (44.90%) Oracle
5 21 (42.86%) UNIX
6 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
7 14 (28.57%) Sybase
8 13 (26.53%) Investment Banking
9 11 (22.45%) Credit Risk
9 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
9 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
10 10 (20.41%) Korn
10 10 (20.41%) C-shell
10 10 (20.41%) Spring
10 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
11 9 (18.37%) Perl
11 9 (18.37%) SQR
12 8 (16.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (16.33%) Maven
12 8 (16.33%) Spring Integration
13 7 (14.29%) Fixed Income
13 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
13 7 (14.29%) Java EE
13 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
13 7 (14.29%) OO
14 6 (12.24%) J2EE
14 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
14 6 (12.24%) FpML
14 6 (12.24%) Project Management
14 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) QlikView
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (55.10%) Banking
2 24 (48.98%) Finance
3 13 (26.53%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.12%) International Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.08%) Retail
7 1 (2.04%) Law
7 1 (2.04%) Advertising
7 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Applications Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.12%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) OBIEE Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Spring
1 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
2 8 (16.33%) Spring Integration
3 7 (14.29%) Java EE
4 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 6 (12.24%) FpML
5 4 (8.16%) Struts
6 2 (4.08%) .NET
7 1 (2.04%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.04%) WPF
7 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.04%) HTML
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.04%) SOAP
7 1 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Credit Risk
2 8 (16.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 6 (12.24%) Derivative
4 6 (12.24%) Equities
5 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.08%) Clustering
7 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) OO
2 6 (12.24%) Project Management
2 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.24%) People Management
3 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Data Mapping
4 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
4 3 (6.12%) ETL
4 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.08%) Use Case
5 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) ETRM
6 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
3 10 (20.41%) Korn
3 10 (20.41%) C-shell
4 9 (18.37%) Perl
4 9 (18.37%) SQR
5 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 2 (4.08%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) PowerHouse
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) MCTS
2 1 (2.04%) MCITP
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
2 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) Sybase
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) Actimize
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) 29West
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Reuters
5 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
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