The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -45 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.20% 2.33% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.50% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.48% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 317 80 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 95.48% 93.02% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 41 40
Median daily rate £413 £388 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +82.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Belfast

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Banking
5 6 (50.00%) Unix
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) QlikView
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (16.67%) Front Office
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos
8 1 (8.33%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) OOD
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Equities
8 1 (8.33%) Information Security
8 1 (8.33%) Index Arbitrage
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) BDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Equities
1 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Index Arbitrage
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Market Making
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cognos
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle