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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.09% 27.42% 18.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.35% 62.96% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 13
Median daily rate £208 £238 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £343 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.31 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.89%
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
49 27 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.77% 43.55% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 37
Median daily rate £385 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 32 £205 -13.68% 5
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 21 (44.68%) Oracle
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (29.79%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (29.79%) VMware
4 14 (29.79%) QlikView
4 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
5 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
6 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.53%) Banking
7 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
7 11 (23.40%) Cognos
8 10 (21.28%) vRealize
9 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) .NET
11 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 7 (14.89%) WPF
12 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (12.77%) MVC
12 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.77%) C#
13 5 (10.64%) Java
13 5 (10.64%) Web Services
13 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
14 4 (8.51%) Data Quality

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 3 (6.38%) JBoss
1 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) BusinessObjects
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
1 14 (29.79%) QlikView
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.13%) MorphX
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Business Developer
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Database Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) DBA
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) WPF
3 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Web Services
5 4 (8.51%) J2EE
5 4 (8.51%) JMS
6 3 (6.38%) Java EE
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) HTML5
7 2 (4.26%) Node.js
8 1 (2.13%) EJB
8 1 (2.13%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (2.13%) Java EE 5
8 1 (2.13%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.13%) JSF
8 1 (2.13%) Middleware
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Data Extraction
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.13%) LIMS
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.51%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Benchmarking
6 3 (6.38%) Cost Transparency
6 3 (6.38%) High Availability
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
7 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.26%) SDLC
7 2 (4.26%) TDD
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) Scala
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) R
6 1 (2.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) HND
1 2 (4.26%) MCP
1 2 (4.26%) MCSE
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.38%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) GxP
3 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) vRealize
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Simpana
3 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.40%) Cognos
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) CommVault
6 3 (6.38%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) Civica
7 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Altiris
8 1 (2.13%) CA
8 1 (2.13%) Compuware
8 1 (2.13%) Sybase
8 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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