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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 22 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.02% 24.72% 26.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.81% 55.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 25
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£350 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £413
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 £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
57 40 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.31% 44.94% 52.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 54
Average daily rate £350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £400 £400
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 February 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
County Antrim -10 12 £350 -0.42% 12
County Armagh - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (53.06%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) Oracle
3 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
4 18 (36.73%) Finance
5 16 (32.65%) WebLogic
6 15 (30.61%) OO
6 15 (30.61%) Banking
6 15 (30.61%) Java EE
7 13 (26.53%) UNIX
7 13 (26.53%) People Management
8 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
9 11 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (22.45%) WebSphere
10 10 (20.41%) Derivative
10 10 (20.41%) Degree
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (20.41%) Fixed Income
10 10 (20.41%) Equities
10 10 (20.41%) J2EE
10 10 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (18.37%) FpML
12 8 (16.33%) Sybase
12 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
13 7 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (12.24%) Windows
14 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.24%) Korn
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (32.65%) WebLogic
2 11 (22.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.12%) Markit EDM
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.16%) DB2
7 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
8 3 (6.12%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (4.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) International Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Applications Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Ab Initio Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Java EE
2 11 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (20.41%) J2EE
4 9 (18.37%) FpML
5 5 (10.20%) XML
6 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.16%) Spring
6 4 (8.16%) Struts
7 3 (6.12%) JMS
8 2 (4.08%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) JSP
8 2 (4.08%) Servlets
8 2 (4.08%) HTML
8 2 (4.08%) jQuery
8 2 (4.08%) Struts2
8 2 (4.08%) Spring Integration
9 1 (2.04%) Vaadin
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (20.41%) Fixed Income
1 10 (20.41%) Equities
1 10 (20.41%) Derivative
2 4 (8.16%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.08%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) UNIX
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) OO
2 13 (26.53%) People Management
3 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.20%) ETL
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Data Mapping
5 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.08%) Metaprogramming
6 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Workflow
6 2 (4.08%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.04%) E-Discovery
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Korn
4 4 (8.16%) C-shell
4 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) SQR
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) ActionScript
5 3 (6.12%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) PMP
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.08%) Control-M
3 1 (2.04%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Sybase
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.04%) Reuters
6 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.04%) Actimize
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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