Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 115 146 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 28.26% 30.04% 20.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.22% 41.60% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 130 22
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +31.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £334 £257 £172
90th Percentile £567 £467 £423
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £395 £300
% change year-on-year +9.11% +31.67% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £30.00 - £14.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £30.00 - £14.50

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 279 351 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 68.55% 72.22% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 290 36
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £551 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £30.00 - £14.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £30.00 - £13.50

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 23 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 May 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 0 113 £432 +9.24% 26
SQL
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 68 (59.13%) Finance
2 48 (41.74%) Java
3 46 (40.00%) Banking
4 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.17%) Unix
5 31 (26.96%) C#
5 31 (26.96%) .NET
6 29 (25.22%) Oracle
7 24 (20.87%) MVC
8 23 (20.00%) Linux
9 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
10 21 (18.26%) Equities
10 21 (18.26%) Relational Database
11 20 (17.39%) WPF
12 19 (16.52%) Front Office
12 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
13 18 (15.65%) Multithreading
13 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (13.91%) SOA
15 15 (13.04%) WebSphere
15 15 (13.04%) Spring
15 15 (13.04%) Low Latency
16 14 (12.17%) J2EE
17 13 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (10.43%) OO
19 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
19 11 (9.57%) Derivative
19 11 (9.57%) JSON
19 11 (9.57%) WCF

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 15 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.96%) MQSeries
3 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) npm
2 1 (0.87%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) DHCP
1 2 (1.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.87%) Firewall
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
2 1 (0.87%) LAN
2 1 (0.87%) SNMP
2 1 (0.87%) VoIP
2 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) Relational Database
2 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.09%) DB2
5 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.61%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (2.61%) OLAP
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.74%) Big Data
8 2 (1.74%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.74%) QlikView
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.74%) SQLite
9 1 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) JUnit
1 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.22%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.22%) JIRA
2 6 (5.22%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.61%) Maven
4 3 (2.61%) Selenium
4 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.74%) Ant
5 2 (1.74%) Bower
5 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.74%) Grunt
5 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.74%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (1.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.87%) Zephyr
General
1 68 (59.13%) Finance
2 46 (40.00%) Banking
3 19 (16.52%) Front Office
4 7 (6.09%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (73.04%) Developer
2 43 (37.39%) Java Developer
3 34 (29.57%) Senior Developer
4 26 (22.61%) .NET Developer
4 26 (22.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.83%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 7 (6.09%) WebSphere Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (4.35%) DBA
10 5 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) .NET
2 20 (17.39%) WPF
3 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
4 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (13.04%) Spring
6 14 (12.17%) J2EE
7 11 (9.57%) JSON
7 11 (9.57%) WCF
8 10 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 10 (8.70%) jQuery
8 10 (8.70%) JSP
8 10 (8.70%) Web Services
8 10 (8.70%) XML
9 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.96%) Servlets
10 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.22%) CSS
10 6 (5.22%) HTML
10 6 (5.22%) JSF
10 6 (5.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Equities
2 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Derivative
3 8 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.48%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (3.48%) Grid Computing
5 4 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.74%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.87%) Blog
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.87%) Podcast
8 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.17%) Unix
2 23 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
4 4 (3.48%) Solaris
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) MVC
3 18 (15.65%) Multithreading
4 16 (13.91%) SOA
5 15 (13.04%) Low Latency
6 13 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (10.43%) OO
8 10 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.83%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (7.83%) TDD
10 8 (6.96%) Analytics
10 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.22%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.35%) ETL
13 5 (4.35%) OOP
14 4 (3.48%) Problem Management
14 4 (3.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.74%) Java
2 31 (26.96%) C#
3 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.83%) Perl
4 9 (7.83%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.83%) Scala
5 7 (6.09%) Java 8
6 6 (5.22%) C++
6 6 (5.22%) Python
7 5 (4.35%) VBA
8 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.87%) ES6
11 1 (0.87%) PHP
11 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.87%) HND
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.87%) MCP
3 1 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.87%) MiFID
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Docker
2 4 (3.48%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Ansible
1 1 (0.87%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) Oracle
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.70%) IBM
4 5 (4.35%) Capita
5 4 (3.48%) Splunk
5 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.61%) Sybase
7 2 (1.74%) Citrix
7 2 (1.74%) HP
7 2 (1.74%) Netezza
7 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.87%) Avaya
8 1 (0.87%) BT
8 1 (0.87%) CommVault
8 1 (0.87%) Dell
8 1 (0.87%) Google
8 1 (0.87%) McAfee
8 1 (0.87%) Meridio
8 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.87%) Sophos