Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 82 119 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 25.39% 25.05% 22.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.57% 39.14% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 84 59
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +12.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £308 £256 £238
90th Percentile £460 £557 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £420 £380
% change year-on-year -1.90% +10.53% +21.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
County Antrim median hourly rate £96.50 £16.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +503.13% +12.28% -
10th Percentile £32.45 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £170.55 £36.50 £14.75
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £96.50 £16.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +503.13% +12.28% -

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 184 304 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 56.97% 64.00% 62.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 231 157
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +7.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £256
90th Percentile £488 £538 £563
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
County Antrim median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +60.39% -5.97%
10th Percentile £17.80 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £104.25 £40.63 £42.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £47.50 £23.00 £14.34
% change year-on-year +106.52% +60.39% -5.97%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +4 82 £412 -1.90% 33
SQL
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 43 (52.44%) Finance
2 42 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (37.80%) Banking
5 29 (35.37%) Test Automation
6 27 (32.93%) Java
7 26 (31.71%) XML
8 25 (30.49%) Oracle
9 24 (29.27%) RDBMS
9 24 (29.27%) Relational Database
10 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
11 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
11 20 (24.39%) WebSphere
12 19 (23.17%) TDD
13 18 (21.95%) Project Management
13 18 (21.95%) Unix
13 18 (21.95%) Python
13 18 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (20.73%) Ajax
14 17 (20.73%) RESTful
14 17 (20.73%) CSS
14 17 (20.73%) JSP
14 17 (20.73%) DB2
15 16 (19.51%) Web Services
15 16 (19.51%) MVC
16 15 (18.29%) Degree
16 15 (18.29%) QA
17 14 (17.07%) JIRA
17 14 (17.07%) Spring
17 14 (17.07%) TestComplete

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 20 (24.39%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.85%) WebLogic
3 10 (12.20%) SAS
4 4 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.88%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) SPSS
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Actimize
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) FTP
1 1 (1.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) RDBMS
1 24 (29.27%) Relational Database
2 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
3 17 (20.73%) DB2
4 13 (15.85%) DB2 UDB
5 9 (10.98%) QlikView
6 7 (8.54%) Power BI
7 6 (7.32%) Data Mining
7 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.44%) Star Schema
12 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
1 14 (17.07%) Eclipse
1 14 (17.07%) JIRA
1 14 (17.07%) JUnit
1 14 (17.07%) TestComplete
2 13 (15.85%) Bower
2 13 (15.85%) Grunt
2 13 (15.85%) Jasmine
2 13 (15.85%) Selenium
3 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.22%) ProC
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (52.44%) Finance
2 31 (37.80%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Advertising
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Developer
2 24 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) Data Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.10%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Tester
7 4 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (4.88%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (4.88%) QA Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Report Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) XML
2 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
3 18 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (20.73%) Ajax
4 17 (20.73%) CSS
4 17 (20.73%) JSP
4 17 (20.73%) RESTful
5 16 (19.51%) Web Services
6 14 (17.07%) Backbone.js
6 14 (17.07%) Gherkin
6 14 (17.07%) Spring
6 14 (17.07%) Struts
7 13 (15.85%) Hibernate
7 13 (15.85%) Spring Batch
7 13 (15.85%) Spring Integration
8 11 (13.41%) .NET
9 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
9 6 (7.32%) EJB
10 5 (6.10%) jQuery
11 4 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.32%) LIMS
4 4 (4.88%) Fintech
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) Equities
7 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Unix
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) Test Automation
3 19 (23.17%) TDD
4 18 (21.95%) Project Management
5 16 (19.51%) MVC
6 14 (17.07%) Data Modelling
7 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (15.85%) Issue Tracking
7 13 (15.85%) Time Management
7 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
8 12 (14.63%) Requirements Management
9 11 (13.41%) Analytics
10 9 (10.98%) ETL
11 8 (9.76%) Data Analytics
12 7 (8.54%) Information Management
13 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.32%) Migration
13 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
14 5 (6.10%) Statistics
14 5 (6.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 27 (32.93%) Java
3 18 (21.95%) Python
4 9 (10.98%) C#
5 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.54%) VBScript
6 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.88%) Ruby
7 3 (3.66%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.66%) R
7 3 (3.66%) Scala
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) COBOL
9 1 (1.22%) Go
9 1 (1.22%) PROC SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.22%) XenApp
1 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Oracle
2 12 (14.63%) HP
3 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) Cognos
5 3 (3.66%) RapidMiner
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Talend
6 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.22%) Vermilion