Period
to 26 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 53 49
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.30% 1.20% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.22% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Belfast median daily rate £450 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.15% +16.61%
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +28.57% -15.15% +16.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 302 410 422
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.52% 98.09% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 294 323
Belfast median daily rate £350 £435 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.45% +10.00% +21.54%
10th Percentile £203 £262 £255
90th Percentile £507 £538 £563
County Antrim median daily rate £360 £435 £395
% change year-on-year -17.15% +10.00% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 20
Belfast median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +16.67% -55.96%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.18 £10.90
90th Percentile £34.50 £18.85 £14.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £12.34
% change year-on-year +12.96% +9.40% -54.72%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Belfast

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Belfast

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) LIMS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) LIMS
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL