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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 23.56% 22.12% 15.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.40% 55.56% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 6
Median daily rate £375 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £135 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 131 45 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 62.98% 39.82% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 25 28
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £400 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -3 48 £375 +36.36% 7
SQL
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL.

1 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) Finance
3 39 (38.24%) Banking
4 35 (34.31%) Java
5 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
6 31 (30.39%) C#
7 27 (26.47%) Linux
8 24 (23.53%) Oracle
8 24 (23.53%) Multithreading
9 23 (22.55%) Front Office
10 20 (19.61%) Unix
11 19 (18.63%) Relational Database
12 18 (17.65%) BDD
12 18 (17.65%) Data Validation
12 18 (17.65%) TDD
12 18 (17.65%) Validation
12 18 (17.65%) OO
12 18 (17.65%) OOD
12 18 (17.65%) .NET
13 17 (16.67%) C++
13 17 (16.67%) Python
14 16 (15.69%) PL/SQL
15 15 (14.71%) Sybase
15 15 (14.71%) Equity Derivative
16 14 (13.73%) Web Services
17 13 (12.75%) QA
17 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (11.76%) Integration Testing
18 12 (11.76%) Degree
18 12 (11.76%) Information Security

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 8 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.90%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (0.98%) GitHub
1 1 (0.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.98%) NAS
3 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.84%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.94%) KDB
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.94%) QlikView
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.98%) DB2
9 1 (0.98%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) LoadRunner
1 4 (3.92%) Selenium
1 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.98%) Ant
4 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.98%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.98%) Maven
4 1 (0.98%) MSI
4 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (41.18%) Finance
2 39 (38.24%) Banking
3 23 (22.55%) Front Office
4 11 (10.78%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (59.80%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.61%) Analyst
4 19 (18.63%) Senior Developer
5 17 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (12.75%) C# Developer
7 12 (11.76%) SQL Developer
8 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Lead Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Consultant
9 7 (6.86%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Database Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Sybase Developer
11 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.90%) C++ Developer
11 5 (4.90%) DBA
11 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) .NET
2 14 (13.73%) Web Services
3 11 (10.78%) .NET Framework
3 11 (10.78%) JSON
4 9 (8.82%) ADO.NET
4 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (8.82%) RESTful
4 9 (8.82%) WCF
4 9 (8.82%) WF
4 9 (8.82%) WPF
4 9 (8.82%) XML
5 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (3.92%) HTML
5 4 (3.92%) jQuery
5 4 (3.92%) Node.js
6 3 (2.94%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.96%) JSP
7 2 (1.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Equity Derivative
2 11 (10.78%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.82%) Equities
4 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) Derivative
6 3 (2.94%) Replication
7 2 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Linux
2 20 (19.61%) Unix
3 6 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.53%) Multithreading
3 18 (17.65%) BDD
3 18 (17.65%) Data Validation
3 18 (17.65%) OO
3 18 (17.65%) OOD
3 18 (17.65%) TDD
3 18 (17.65%) Validation
4 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.76%) Information Security
5 12 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 11 (10.78%) Manual Testing
6 11 (10.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Mathematics
7 9 (8.82%) Memory Management
7 9 (8.82%) Scrum
7 9 (8.82%) SOA
8 8 (7.84%) OOP
9 7 (6.86%) Project Management
10 6 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) Java
2 31 (30.39%) C#
3 17 (16.67%) C++
3 17 (16.67%) Python
4 16 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.92%) Perl
8 3 (2.94%) C
8 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.94%) VBScript
9 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.98%) Korn
10 1 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) MCDBA
2 4 (3.92%) MCP
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (0.98%) AppManager
2 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.98%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) Sybase
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.96%) Cognos
4 2 (1.96%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.96%) NYFIX
5 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.98%) CA
5 1 (0.98%) Sun
5 1 (0.98%) VMware
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