The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -45 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.14% 1.98% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 2.11% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.55% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 336 95 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 95.73% 94.06% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 46 45
Median daily rate £413 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +72.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £272 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.11% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
County Antrim -42 4 £365 -5.19%
SQL Developer
UK

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Banking
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) QlikView
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (14.29%) Cognos
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Front Office
9 1 (7.14%) MVC
9 1 (7.14%) Equities
9 1 (7.14%) Information Security
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.14%) WPF
9 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (7.14%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Equities
1 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Index Arbitrage
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Market Making
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle