Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £412 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 81 31
Rank change year-on-year +39 -50 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.21% 0.99% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.02% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Belfast median daily rate £412 £365 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.88% -5.19% -
10th Percentile £341 £358 £368
90th Percentile £418 £383 £403
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £365 £385
% change year-on-year +12.88% -5.19% -
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 312 586 198
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 96.22% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 467 107
Belfast median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £266 £291 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £453
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 17
Belfast median hourly rate £19.75 £14.56 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.65% -14.35% -31.69%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £22.10 £24.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £14.56 £16.50
% change year-on-year +33.93% -11.76% -33.69%

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 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (25.00%) OLTP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft