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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 6 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 42 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.50% 22.41% 7.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.38% 50.98% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 3
Median daily rate £275 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -14.60%

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
148 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 61.67% 43.97% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 26 24
Median daily rate £409 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.85% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -4 41 £275 -8.33% 6
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL.

1 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 34 (38.64%) Java
3 32 (36.36%) C#
3 32 (36.36%) Banking
4 25 (28.41%) TDD
4 25 (28.41%) BDD
5 23 (26.14%) OOD
6 21 (23.86%) Multithreading
7 20 (22.73%) C++
8 18 (20.45%) Validation
8 18 (20.45%) Data Validation
9 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (18.18%) NoSQL
9 16 (18.18%) Front Office
10 15 (17.05%) Information Security
10 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
10 15 (17.05%) Linux
10 15 (17.05%) Python
10 15 (17.05%) Integration Testing
11 14 (15.91%) Degree
11 14 (15.91%) QA
11 14 (15.91%) .NET
12 12 (13.64%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
13 11 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
13 11 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 11 (12.50%) Unix
14 10 (11.36%) RDBMS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) Confluence
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.27%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
1 1 (1.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) FIX Connectivity
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) NAS
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.36%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.68%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.41%) KDB
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.41%) QlikView
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.14%) DB2
8 1 (1.14%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 4 (4.55%) Selenium
2 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.14%) Ant
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.14%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) MSI
4 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 32 (36.36%) Banking
3 16 (18.18%) Front Office
4 10 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (55.68%) Developer
2 27 (30.68%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.73%) Analyst
3 20 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (14.77%) Lead Developer
6 11 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Test Analyst
9 7 (7.95%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (7.95%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.68%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) DBA
11 4 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) .NET
2 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (6.82%) WPF
3 6 (6.82%) XML
4 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.68%) jQuery
4 5 (5.68%) Node.js
4 5 (5.68%) Web Services
5 4 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.27%) HTML
6 2 (2.27%) JSP
6 2 (2.27%) Servlets
7 1 (1.14%) Ajax
7 1 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.14%) J2SE
7 1 (1.14%) JSON
7 1 (1.14%) STL
7 1 (1.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Equities
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.27%) Derivative
5 2 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 11 (12.50%) Unix
3 6 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) BDD
2 25 (28.41%) TDD
3 23 (26.14%) OOD
4 21 (23.86%) Multithreading
5 18 (20.45%) Data Validation
5 18 (20.45%) Validation
6 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.05%) Information Security
7 15 (17.05%) Integration Testing
8 11 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 11 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (9.09%) MVC
10 6 (6.82%) Defect Management
11 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.68%) OO
11 5 (5.68%) UML
12 4 (4.55%) ITIL
12 4 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.64%) Java
2 32 (36.36%) C#
3 20 (22.73%) C++
4 15 (17.05%) Python
5 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.41%) C
6 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) Korn
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) MCDBA
2 4 (4.55%) MCP
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.14%) AppManager
2 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
3 2 (2.27%) NYFIX
4 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.14%) CA
4 1 (1.14%) Cognos
4 1 (1.14%) Sun
4 1 (1.14%) VMware
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