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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.13% 6.92% 17.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.85% 13.04% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £309 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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
65 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 56.52% 53.08% 47.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 35
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 2 September 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 +14 22 £300 -25.00% 5
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (54.55%) Finance
1 18 (54.55%) Banking
2 17 (51.52%) UNIX
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 15 (45.45%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (24.24%) Sybase
7 8 (24.24%) Business Objects
7 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Credit Risk
8 7 (21.21%) C-shell
8 7 (21.21%) Spring Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Korn
8 7 (21.21%) Spring
8 7 (21.21%) Maven
8 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
8 7 (21.21%) ETL
8 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
9 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
9 6 (18.18%) SQR
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (15.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (15.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (15.15%) SAP
10 5 (15.15%) Cognos

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (15.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.03%) QlikView
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
1 18 (54.55%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) International Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Front Office
6 1 (3.03%) Law
6 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
1 7 (21.21%) Spring
1 7 (21.21%) Spring Integration
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) Struts
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) Swing
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Solaris
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.21%) ETL
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Use Case
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) ETRM
6 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.03%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Korn
3 7 (21.21%) C-shell
3 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
4 6 (18.18%) SQR
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 2 (6.06%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) MCSA
1 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCTS
1 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Sybase
2 8 (24.24%) Business Objects
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) 29West
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
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