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 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 10 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.34% 9.52% 20.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.65% 19.61% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 32
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£275 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £349 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £572 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +12.72%
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 51 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 57.58% 48.57% 58.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 87
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 June 2015.

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 June 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 +11 32 £275 -26.17% 10
County Armagh - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 17 (36.17%) Web Services
3 16 (34.04%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) UNIX
5 13 (27.66%) Banking
6 12 (25.53%) Java
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
7 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
8 9 (19.15%) Linux
8 9 (19.15%) XSL
8 9 (19.15%) Cognos
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) Actimize
9 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
10 7 (14.89%) Lotus
10 7 (14.89%) ITIL
10 7 (14.89%) IIS
10 7 (14.89%) Project Management
11 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
11 6 (12.77%) Intranet
11 6 (12.77%) Internet
11 6 (12.77%) Extranet
11 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (10.64%) ISA Server
12 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (10.64%) XML
12 5 (10.64%) Windows
12 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
12 5 (10.64%) Replication

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.38%) Xceptor
5 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.26%) SAS
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.64%) assyst
2 3 (6.38%) Markit EDM
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (4.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Intranet
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
1 6 (12.77%) Extranet
2 3 (6.38%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) MGCP
4 1 (2.13%) H.323
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (8.51%) DB2
3 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.38%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Web Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Web Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Ab Initio Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) XSL
3 5 (10.64%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) JMS
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) COM
5 2 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (4.26%) CSS
5 2 (4.26%) HTML
5 2 (4.26%) J2EE
6 1 (2.13%) XSLT
6 1 (2.13%) JSF
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.13%) CSS3
6 1 (2.13%) Vaadin
6 1 (2.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (10.64%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.38%) Equities
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Derivative
3 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.13%) IVR
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) UNIX
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
1 7 (14.89%) Project Management
2 5 (10.64%) Release Management
2 5 (10.64%) SDLC
3 4 (8.51%) OO
3 4 (8.51%) ETL
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) Data Mapping
4 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
4 3 (6.38%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
5 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.38%) ActionScript
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.38%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (4.26%) Korn
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) PMP
1 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.13%) CCIE
1 1 (2.13%) CCNA
1 1 (2.13%) CCDP
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Control-M
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Cognos
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Actimize
3 7 (14.89%) Lotus
4 4 (8.51%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) Nortel
6 1 (2.13%) Avaya
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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