The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 29 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.

MySQL
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 10 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.75% 3.84% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.76% 13.18% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
Median daily rate £354 £335 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +16.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £493 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.60% -16.66%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 85 129 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 23.35% 29.12% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 95 34
Median daily rate £390 £670 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.79% +98.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £800 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Sheffield

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Sheffield

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Sheffield over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Sheffield

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 12 (46.15%) PHP
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 7 (26.92%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 5 (19.23%) Puppet
6 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
6 5 (19.23%) HTTP
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) SSL
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) REST

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (15.38%) Drupal
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Liferay
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 4 (15.38%) SSL
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) HBase
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) git-flow
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Web Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) CSS3
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) Node.js
4 3 (11.54%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Avro
6 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Web Operations
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Microservices
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Complex Event Processing
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.85%) MVVM
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PHP
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) OCP
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) HDFS
1 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Salt
3 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.85%) WSO2
4 1 (3.85%) Zend