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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 18 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.41% 18.56% 23.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.48% 40.00% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 40
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£350 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
54 45 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.76% 46.39% 55.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 98
Average daily rate £344 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 15 £350 -3.44% 15
County Armagh - 2 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 16 (45.71%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Finance
4 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.71%) OO
6 8 (22.86%) UNIX
6 8 (22.86%) Java EE
7 7 (20.00%) Banking
7 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (20.00%) People Management
8 6 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (17.14%) J2EE
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
9 5 (14.29%) Actimize
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (14.29%) Ab Initio
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (14.29%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) XSL
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (8.57%) Markit EDM
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) FTP
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (11.43%) DB2
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (8.57%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.86%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.86%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) DBA
5 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Java EE
2 6 (17.14%) J2EE
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) XSL
4 3 (8.57%) FpML
4 3 (8.57%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) Struts2
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) Servlets
5 2 (5.71%) Struts
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (2.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
2 4 (11.43%) Equities
2 4 (11.43%) Derivative
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) OO
2 7 (20.00%) People Management
3 5 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Data Mapping
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Parallel Processing
6 2 (5.71%) Metaprogramming
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.71%) Release Management
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Business Development
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) ActionScript
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) Korn
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Actimize
2 5 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos
4 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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