Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 84 149 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 24.63% 24.63% 26.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.15% 33.56% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 117 41
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £415 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +11.26% +19.36%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £181
90th Percentile £515 £493 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 £379
% change year-on-year -0.12% +8.84% +21.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -

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 182 444 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 53.37% 73.39% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 366 73
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +7.14% +23.20%
10th Percentile £310 £322 £193
90th Percentile £538 £506 £500
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +3.03% +7.14% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
County Antrim median hourly rate £46.25 £18.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.42% +40.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £42.88 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.63 £37.75 £18.95
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £45.00 £18.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +146.58% +40.38% -14.75%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +3 84 £413 -0.60% 37
SQL
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 45 (53.57%) Java
2 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (48.81%) Finance
3 41 (48.81%) JavaScript
4 36 (42.86%) Banking
5 32 (38.10%) WebSphere
6 31 (36.90%) Oracle
6 31 (36.90%) Test Automation
7 26 (30.95%) Relational Database
7 26 (30.95%) RDBMS
8 24 (28.57%) MVC
9 23 (27.38%) AngularJS
10 22 (26.19%) TDD
10 22 (26.19%) XML
11 21 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (23.81%) RESTful
12 20 (23.81%) CSS
12 20 (23.81%) JSP
12 20 (23.81%) DB2
12 20 (23.81%) Ajax
13 18 (21.43%) JUnit
13 18 (21.43%) Web Services
14 17 (20.24%) Struts
14 17 (20.24%) Eclipse
14 17 (20.24%) Degree
14 17 (20.24%) Spring
14 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
14 17 (20.24%) Cucumber
14 17 (20.24%) Backbone.js

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 32 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 16 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.76%) Confluence
3 4 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.76%) SAS
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SPSS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) npm
1 1 (1.19%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) RDBMS
1 26 (30.95%) Relational Database
2 20 (23.81%) DB2
3 16 (19.05%) DB2 UDB
4 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.90%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.57%) Spark SQL
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.19%) OLAP
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.43%) JUnit
2 17 (20.24%) Cucumber
2 17 (20.24%) Eclipse
3 16 (19.05%) Bower
3 16 (19.05%) Grunt
3 16 (19.05%) Jasmine
3 16 (19.05%) Selenium
4 11 (13.10%) JIRA
5 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.14%) TestComplete
7 4 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.19%) Maven
9 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.19%) ProC
9 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (48.81%) Finance
2 36 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Advertising
3 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Front Office
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) Developer
2 35 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.90%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Scala Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.33%) Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (4.76%) EPiServer Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Report Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Ab Initio Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) AngularJS
2 22 (26.19%) XML
3 21 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (23.81%) Ajax
4 20 (23.81%) CSS
4 20 (23.81%) JSP
4 20 (23.81%) RESTful
5 18 (21.43%) Web Services
6 17 (20.24%) Backbone.js
6 17 (20.24%) Gherkin
6 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
6 17 (20.24%) Spring
6 17 (20.24%) Struts
7 16 (19.05%) Spring Batch
7 16 (19.05%) Spring Integration
8 15 (17.86%) JMS
9 14 (16.67%) EJB
10 13 (15.48%) J2EE
11 12 (14.29%) .NET
12 11 (13.10%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.76%) Fintech
6 4 (4.76%) SWIFT
7 3 (3.57%) Equities
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Derivative
8 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.19%) Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) Test Automation
3 24 (28.57%) MVC
4 22 (26.19%) TDD
5 16 (19.05%) Project Management
5 16 (19.05%) Time Management
5 16 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.71%) Manual Testing
7 8 (9.52%) ETL
8 7 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.14%) Requirements Management
10 5 (5.95%) Analytics
10 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.95%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.95%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.76%) BDD
11 4 (4.76%) Scorecard
12 3 (3.57%) Statistical Inference
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) Java
2 41 (48.81%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 14 (16.67%) C#
5 11 (13.10%) Python
5 11 (13.10%) Scala
6 6 (7.14%) Ruby
7 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.57%) R
8 3 (3.57%) VBScript
9 2 (2.38%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) ES6
10 1 (1.19%) Java 8
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) PROC SQL
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) Talend
4 3 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.57%) RapidMiner
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) Vermilion