Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 85 185 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 24.29% 30.58% 22.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.59% 37.37% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 152 26
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +43.48% +4.55%
10th Percentile £310 £289 £163
90th Percentile £538 £488 £419
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £413 £300
% change year-on-year +4.48% +37.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -68.75%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -68.75%

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 195 495 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 55.71% 81.82% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 415 39
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +19.66%
10th Percentile £309 £350 £178
90th Percentile £538 £496 £426
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -68.75%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +203.57% +40.00% -68.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 85 £432 +4.61% 40
SQL
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.59%) Finance
3 37 (43.53%) Java
4 30 (35.29%) Banking
5 29 (34.12%) .NET
6 28 (32.94%) C#
6 28 (32.94%) MVC
7 27 (31.76%) Oracle
8 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
9 23 (27.06%) WebSphere
9 23 (27.06%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (24.71%) WPF
11 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (22.35%) Multithreading
12 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
13 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
14 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 17 (20.00%) EJB
14 17 (20.00%) JMS
15 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
16 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
16 15 (17.65%) J2EE
17 14 (16.47%) Linux
17 14 (16.47%) Capita
17 14 (16.47%) JSF
17 14 (16.47%) Scala
18 13 (15.29%) MongoDB
18 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (15.29%) SOA
19 12 (14.12%) RDBMS

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 23 (27.06%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.71%) Confluence
4 4 (4.71%) SAS
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.53%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.18%) npm
1 1 (1.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 13 (15.29%) MongoDB
4 12 (14.12%) RDBMS
5 9 (10.59%) DB2
6 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.71%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.53%) Spark SQL
9 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.18%) Big Data
10 1 (1.18%) OLAP
10 1 (1.18%) OLTP
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) JIRA
1 10 (11.76%) Selenium
2 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.41%) JUnit
4 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.88%) Bower
6 5 (5.88%) Grunt
6 5 (5.88%) Jasmine
7 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.53%) Maven
9 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.18%) ProC
9 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (50.59%) Finance
2 30 (35.29%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Advertising
3 3 (3.53%) Front Office
3 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (71.76%) Developer
2 28 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 27 (31.76%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Scala Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Tester
8 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Ab Initio Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.53%) EPiServer Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Report Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) .NET
2 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
3 21 (24.71%) WPF
4 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (20.00%) EJB
5 17 (20.00%) JMS
6 15 (17.65%) J2EE
7 14 (16.47%) JSF
8 11 (12.94%) RESTful
9 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 10 (11.76%) Web Services
9 10 (11.76%) XML
10 9 (10.59%) CSS
10 9 (10.59%) JSP
10 9 (10.59%) REST
10 9 (10.59%) WCF
11 8 (9.41%) Spring
12 7 (8.24%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (8.24%) Ajax
12 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.06%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.06%) Equities
6 4 (4.71%) Derivative
7 3 (3.53%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.18%) Blog
9 1 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.18%) Podcast
9 1 (1.18%) Replication
9 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) MVC
3 19 (22.35%) Multithreading
4 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.29%) SOA
6 11 (12.94%) TDD
7 9 (10.59%) Manual Testing
8 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.41%) ETL
9 6 (7.06%) Analytics
9 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.88%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.71%) OO
11 4 (4.71%) Project Management
11 4 (4.71%) Scorecard
11 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.71%) Time Management
11 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) C#
3 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
5 14 (16.47%) Scala
6 6 (7.06%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Java 8
8 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) C++
8 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.53%) R
8 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.35%) VBA
10 1 (1.18%) ES6
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) PROC SQL
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
1 1 (1.18%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) Capita
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.06%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.53%) Ab Initio
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) RapidMiner
5 3 (3.53%) Talend
6 1 (1.18%) Splunk
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase