The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 78 112 83
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -29
Contract jobs citing MySQL 82 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.58% 1.17% 1.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.02% 5.70% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 42
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+49.16% +50.00%
MySQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
818 859 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.69% 20.50% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 538 471
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £15.90 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the North West region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the North West region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +26 58 £350 -3.44% 52
Cheshire +23 15 £400 -3.03% 7
Lancashire +2 4 £294 -21.66% 15
Merseyside +2 3 £375 +17.64% 5
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL 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 North West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 67 (44.08%) JavaScript
1 67 (44.08%) PHP
2 54 (35.53%) Linux
3 48 (31.58%) HTML
4 47 (30.92%) CSS
4 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (28.95%) SQL
6 40 (26.32%) Java
7 36 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (23.03%) MongoDB
9 29 (19.08%) NoSQL
9 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
10 27 (17.76%) Node.js
11 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
12 25 (16.45%) XML
12 25 (16.45%) TDD
13 24 (15.79%) Web Services
14 23 (15.13%) Scrum
14 23 (15.13%) Software Engineering
15 22 (14.47%) Oracle
16 21 (13.82%) Web Development
16 21 (13.82%) REST
16 21 (13.82%) AngularJS
17 20 (13.16%) Unix
17 20 (13.16%) Apache
18 19 (12.50%) jQuery
19 18 (11.84%) .NET
19 18 (11.84%) MVC
19 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
20 17 (11.18%) E-Commerce

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (13.16%) Apache
2 12 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.89%) WordPress
3 10 (6.58%) Confluence
4 9 (5.92%) nginx
5 7 (4.61%) IIS
6 6 (3.95%) Drupal
7 5 (3.29%) JBoss
7 5 (3.29%) Jetty
8 4 (2.63%) CMS
8 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.97%) SAS
10 1 (0.66%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.66%) Kentico
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Office
2 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Slack
2 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.61%) SaaS
4 5 (3.29%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.32%) GitHub
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.66%) IaaS
7 1 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) AMQP
1 5 (3.29%) HTTP
1 5 (3.29%) SNMP
2 4 (2.63%) SAN
3 3 (1.97%) Firewall
3 3 (1.97%) Internet
3 3 (1.97%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.97%) Network Security
3 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.66%) DMZ
5 1 (0.66%) NFC
5 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (23.03%) MongoDB
3 29 (19.08%) NoSQL
4 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
5 16 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 11 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.61%) Couchbase
7 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.63%) Big Data
9 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.97%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.97%) Informix
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.97%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.53%) JIRA
3 12 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.58%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.92%) Subversion
6 7 (4.61%) JUnit
7 6 (3.95%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.29%) Selenium
9 4 (2.63%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.97%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.97%) StarTeam
11 2 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.32%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Marketing
3 6 (3.95%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Advertising
5 3 (1.97%) Games
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (68.42%) Developer
2 32 (21.05%) PHP Developer
3 17 (11.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (9.87%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.58%) HTML Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Digital Developer
9 9 (5.92%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Database Developer
11 7 (4.61%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (4.61%) MySQL Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Agile Developer
12 6 (3.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (3.95%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.58%) HTML
2 47 (30.92%) CSS
3 27 (17.76%) Node.js
4 25 (16.45%) XML
5 24 (15.79%) Web Services
6 21 (13.82%) AngularJS
6 21 (13.82%) REST
7 19 (12.50%) jQuery
8 18 (11.84%) .NET
9 16 (10.53%) JSON
9 16 (10.53%) LAMP
10 14 (9.21%) HTML5
10 14 (9.21%) RESTful
11 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET
11 10 (6.58%) SOAP
11 10 (6.58%) Spring
12 8 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.26%) Zend Framework
13 7 (4.61%) CSS3
13 7 (4.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.29%) User Experience
3 4 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.63%) SCADA
4 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.97%) Statistics
5 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) BYOD
6 1 (0.66%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
6 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (35.53%) Linux
2 20 (13.16%) Unix
3 13 (8.55%) Windows
4 9 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.95%) Android
6 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.95%) Solaris
7 3 (1.97%) HPUX
8 2 (1.32%) CentOS
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.66%) SUSE
9 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.66%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.45%) TDD
3 23 (15.13%) Scrum
3 23 (15.13%) Software Engineering
4 21 (13.82%) Web Development
5 18 (11.84%) MVC
6 17 (11.18%) BDD
6 17 (11.18%) E-Commerce
7 15 (9.87%) Open Source
8 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.55%) DevOps
8 13 (8.55%) Front End Development
9 10 (6.58%) Kanban
9 10 (6.58%) OO
9 10 (6.58%) OOP
10 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.26%) High Availability
11 8 (5.26%) Microservices
11 8 (5.26%) Web Design
12 7 (4.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.08%) JavaScript
1 67 (44.08%) PHP
2 44 (28.95%) SQL
3 40 (26.32%) Java
4 15 (9.87%) C#
5 14 (9.21%) Perl
5 14 (9.21%) Python
6 9 (5.92%) Ruby
7 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.97%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.97%) Go
9 3 (1.97%) Scala
9 3 (1.97%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.32%) C++
10 2 (1.32%) Groovy
10 2 (1.32%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.66%) MCSE
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) Docker
2 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) vCloud
3 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.32%) KVM
4 2 (1.32%) Varnish
5 1 (0.66%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.66%) NFS
5 1 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (6.58%) Puppet
2 7 (4.61%) Nagios
3 6 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.63%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.97%) Salt
6 2 (1.32%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.66%) Ansible
7 1 (0.66%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.66%) Kibana
7 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.66%) logstash
7 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.66%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.66%) Terraform
7 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Oracle
2 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.21%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.24%) VMware
5 10 (6.58%) Zend
6 8 (5.26%) Google
7 5 (3.29%) SAP
7 5 (3.29%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.97%) HP
8 3 (1.97%) IDERA
8 3 (1.97%) Rockwell
8 3 (1.97%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.97%) Siemens
9 2 (1.32%) Adobe
9 2 (1.32%) Black Duck
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 2 (1.32%) Splunk
9 2 (1.32%) Talend
10 1 (0.66%) Citrix
10 1 (0.66%) Greenplum
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