Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 70 41
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.78% 1.04% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.09% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £383 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.38% +3.23% +26.02%
10th Percentile £366 £370 £361
90th Percentile £446 £409 £414
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +25.00% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 363 549 304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.13% 94.82% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 417 184
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.02% +12.80%
10th Percentile £301 £296 £163
90th Percentile £523 £538 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 31
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.75% -6.56%
10th Percentile £9.34 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.40 £21.28 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.89% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Northern Ireland

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Northern Ireland

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Northern Ireland

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
County Antrim +36 3 £412 +6.32% 2
SQL Developer
UK

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Clustering
7 1 (14.29%) Scala
7 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (14.29%) Akka

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle