Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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 (Structured Query Language)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 100 175 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 25.19% 32.65% 19.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.76% 40.60% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 155 23
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £403 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.08% +34.17% +36.36%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £163
90th Percentile £538 £488 £424
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £401 £300
% change year-on-year +7.41% +33.75% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
County Antrim median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.43% -46.09%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +30.43% -46.09%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 258 431 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 64.99% 80.41% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 372 37
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £300 £293 £174
90th Percentile £538 £488 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
County Antrim median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.43% -46.09%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +60.71% -56.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in County Antrim

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in County Antrim

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in County Antrim over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in County Antrim

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in County Antrim

SQL
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 100 £431 +7.08% 27
SQL
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL.

1 59 (59.00%) Finance
2 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (43.00%) Java
4 39 (39.00%) Banking
5 33 (33.00%) .NET
6 31 (31.00%) C#
7 30 (30.00%) MVC
8 27 (27.00%) Oracle
9 24 (24.00%) WPF
10 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
11 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (19.00%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
13 18 (18.00%) SOA
13 18 (18.00%) Multithreading
14 17 (17.00%) Linux
14 17 (17.00%) Spring
15 16 (16.00%) Front Office
15 16 (16.00%) WebSphere
16 15 (15.00%) Test Automation
16 15 (15.00%) Relational Database
16 15 (15.00%) Unix
17 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.00%) Scala
18 13 (13.00%) MongoDB
18 13 (13.00%) TDD
18 13 (13.00%) PL/SQL
18 13 (13.00%) Web Services
18 13 (13.00%) JMS
19 12 (12.00%) J2EE

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 16 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) npm
2 1 (1.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) FTP
2 1 (1.00%) DHCP
2 1 (1.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.00%) DB2
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (4.00%) OLAP
7 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.00%) Big Data
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.00%) OLTP
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Selenium
2 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.00%) JUnit
4 6 (6.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.00%) Bower
5 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.00%) Grunt
5 5 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.00%) JIRA
6 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.00%) Maven
7 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.00%) jMock
8 1 (1.00%) Mockito
8 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (59.00%) Finance
2 39 (39.00%) Banking
3 16 (16.00%) Front Office
4 8 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (73.00%) Developer
2 35 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 29 (29.00%) .NET Developer
4 22 (22.00%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Scala Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Tester
9 4 (4.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.00%) .NET
2 24 (24.00%) WPF
3 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (17.00%) Spring
6 13 (13.00%) JMS
6 13 (13.00%) Web Services
7 12 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (12.00%) J2EE
8 11 (11.00%) WCF
8 11 (11.00%) XML
9 10 (10.00%) EJB
9 10 (10.00%) JSF
9 10 (10.00%) JSON
10 9 (9.00%) REST
10 9 (9.00%) RESTful
11 7 (7.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.00%) CSS
12 6 (6.00%) JSP
13 5 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.00%) Equities
2 12 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (11.00%) Derivative
4 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (4.00%) Grid Computing
7 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.00%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.00%) Blog
9 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (1.00%) Podcast
9 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.00%) Windows
4 4 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.00%) MVC
3 18 (18.00%) Multithreading
3 18 (18.00%) SOA
4 15 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (13.00%) TDD
6 12 (12.00%) Low Latency
7 9 (9.00%) ETL
7 9 (9.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.00%) OO
9 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.00%) Analytics
10 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.00%) OOP
11 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.00%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.00%) Java
2 31 (31.00%) C#
3 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.00%) Scala
5 13 (13.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.00%) Java 8
7 5 (5.00%) C++
7 5 (5.00%) Python
7 5 (5.00%) VBA
8 4 (4.00%) Perl
9 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.00%) ES6
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.00%) HND
3 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.00%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Ansible
1 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) Capita
3 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.00%) Splunk
4 4 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.00%) Sybase
6 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (1.00%) BT
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix
7 1 (1.00%) Dell
7 1 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee
7 1 (1.00%) Sophos