Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 61 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 -34 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.34% 2.43% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.52% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
Belfast median daily rate £350 £394 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +0.32% +20.77%
10th Percentile £325 £211 £368
90th Percentile £375 £419 £423
County Antrim median daily rate £350 £413 £393
% change year-on-year -15.15% +5.10% +20.77%
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 364 516 184
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 96.27% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 425 86
Belfast median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +1.56%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £103
90th Percentile £538 £525 £466
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 6
Belfast median hourly rate £14.25 £12.89 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.57% -24.19% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.10 £13.75
90th Percentile £17.18 £21.55 £29.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £12.89 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.75% -24.19% +9.68%

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 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) OLAP
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Google

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 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft