The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 112 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1067 1023 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 1.98% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.34% 9.02% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 681 734
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 28
Average hourly rate £47.00 £32.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +24.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £71.00 £129.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 1017 £400 +6.66% 712
London +5 554 £435 +10.82% 231
South East +23 156 £350 +16.66% 124
Yorkshire +3 74 £368 -2.00% 83
City of London -6 64 £400 +8.10% 44
North West -12 54 £338 +3.84% 81
West Yorkshire +4 50 £375 -21.05% 48
South West -42 49 £325 -18.75% 46
Leeds +6 48 £378 -24.50% 37
West Midlands +6 43 £325 +15.04% 49
East of England -13 39 £380 +8.57% 28
Hampshire +9 38 £350 +23.89% 34
Berkshire -2 36 £338 +12.50% 20
Manchester -4 36 £356 +7.14% 42
Surrey 0 31 £400 +14.28% 25
Reading +4 30 £340 +13.33% 12
East Midlands -18 27 £350 +32.07% 53
Wales +4 24 £375 +3.44% 10
Birmingham +13 22 £325 +18.18% 21
South Yorkshire +10 22 £325 +47.72% 15
East Sussex +24 20 £313 +0.80% 9
Sheffield +4 19 £335 +16.52% 7
Brighton +28 18 £313 +0.80% 8
Oxfordshire +1 18 £350 +32.70% 11
Scotland -5 18 £340 -2.85% 11
North East -8 18 £350 +19.65% 17
South Wales -3 17 £375 +7.14% 6
Bristol -37 17 £344 -16.66% 14
Cardiff -1 15 £375 +11.11% 6
Essex +3 14 £478 +18.63% 6

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL.

1 941 (42.07%) PHP
2 872 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 871 (38.94%) HTML
4 854 (38.18%) Linux
5 805 (35.99%) CSS
6 740 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
7 724 (32.36%) Java
8 584 (26.11%) SQL
9 524 (23.42%) Git (software)
10 488 (21.81%) Oracle
11 473 (21.14%) jQuery
12 453 (20.25%) PostgreSQL
13 443 (19.80%) TDD
14 412 (18.42%) Python
15 392 (17.52%) Apache
16 364 (16.27%) Web Services
17 343 (15.33%) HTML5
18 334 (14.93%) Unix
19 329 (14.71%) LAMP
20 323 (14.44%) MongoDB
21 316 (14.13%) SQL Server
22 312 (13.95%) OO
23 293 (13.10%) MVC
24 288 (12.87%) Jenkins
25 287 (12.83%) DevOps
26 283 (12.65%) Scrum
27 276 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
28 266 (11.89%) Tomcat
29 261 (11.67%) Perl
30 252 (11.27%) Continuous Integration

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 392 (17.52%) Apache
2 266 (11.89%) Tomcat
3 177 (7.91%) Node.js
4 174 (7.78%) JBoss
5 142 (6.35%) Drupal
6 123 (5.50%) CMS
7 104 (4.65%) WordPress
8 91 (4.07%) nginx
9 70 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
10 45 (2.01%) Confluence
11 41 (1.83%) Jetty
11 41 (1.83%) OpenStack
12 36 (1.61%) WebLogic
13 35 (1.56%) WebSphere
14 34 (1.52%) Apache Solr
14 34 (1.52%) IIS
15 31 (1.39%) Moodle
16 21 (0.94%) SharePoint
17 18 (0.80%) Apache Spark
17 18 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 67 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 33 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.43%) MS Office
5 8 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.22%) HipChat
8 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.18%) SPSS
9 2 (0.089%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.089%) GIMP
10 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.045%) InDesign
10 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.045%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 94 (4.20%) Magento
2 18 (0.80%) BigMachines
2 18 (0.80%) Eloqua
3 14 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.13%) BASE24
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.089%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.089%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.089%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.045%) FastStats
8 1 (0.045%) OpenX
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.045%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 276 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (3.26%) GitHub
3 47 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (2.01%) SaaS
5 41 (1.83%) PaaS
6 31 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (1.12%) IaaS
9 22 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.89%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (0.40%) Route 53
13 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.36%) Heroku
14 7 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.31%) Force.com
15 6 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
16 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.16%) HTTP
1 93 (4.16%) TCP/IP
2 66 (2.95%) DNS
3 57 (2.55%) Firewall
4 48 (2.15%) Internet
4 48 (2.15%) SSL
5 45 (2.01%) SAN
6 41 (1.83%) SMTP
7 38 (1.70%) VPN
8 34 (1.52%) LDAP
9 32 (1.43%) SSH
10 25 (1.12%) Network Security
11 23 (1.03%) LAN
12 20 (0.89%) WAN
13 18 (0.80%) NAS
14 17 (0.76%) SNMP
15 16 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
16 15 (0.67%) DHCP
16 15 (0.67%) FTP
17 14 (0.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (20.25%) PostgreSQL
2 323 (14.44%) MongoDB
3 316 (14.13%) SQL Server
4 247 (11.04%) NoSQL
5 246 (11.00%) Relational Database
6 124 (5.54%) Redis
7 99 (4.43%) Oracle Database
8 85 (3.80%) Hadoop
9 83 (3.71%) RDBMS
10 78 (3.49%) Big Data
11 75 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 41 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 40 (1.79%) DB2
14 37 (1.65%) MariaDB
15 31 (1.39%) Jackrabbit
16 30 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 27 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 27 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (1.16%) Couchbase
19 23 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 524 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 288 (12.87%) Jenkins
3 244 (10.91%) Subversion
4 174 (7.78%) JIRA
5 155 (6.93%) Maven
6 101 (4.51%) JUnit
7 77 (3.44%) Mockito
8 65 (2.91%) PHPUnit
9 63 (2.82%) Cucumber
10 61 (2.73%) TeamCity
11 57 (2.55%) Eclipse
12 56 (2.50%) Selenium
13 49 (2.19%) Gradle
14 46 (2.06%) Grunt
15 39 (1.74%) Vagrant
16 33 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 32 (1.43%) Ant
18 28 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
19 27 (1.21%) IntelliJ
20 26 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 154 (6.88%) Finance
2 75 (3.35%) Marketing
3 62 (2.77%) Retail
3 62 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.37%) Games
5 45 (2.01%) Banking
6 27 (1.21%) Publishing
7 25 (1.12%) Electronics
8 19 (0.85%) Advertising
8 19 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.54%) Legal
10 11 (0.49%) Back Office
10 11 (0.49%) Billing
11 9 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.31%) Automotive
12 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.27%) Front Office
13 6 (0.27%) Law
14 5 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1395 (62.36%) Developer
2 468 (20.92%) PHP Developer
3 319 (14.26%) Java Developer
4 193 (8.63%) Senior Developer
5 143 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 129 (5.77%) DBA
7 123 (5.50%) Architect
8 121 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 107 (4.78%) MySQL Developer
10 102 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 90 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
12 83 (3.71%) Administrator
13 82 (3.67%) Python Developer
14 80 (3.58%) Drupal Developer
15 74 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 69 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
17 68 (3.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 65 (2.91%) HTML Developer
18 65 (2.91%) MySQL DBA
19 59 (2.64%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (38.94%) HTML
2 805 (35.99%) CSS
3 473 (21.14%) jQuery
4 364 (16.27%) Web Services
5 343 (15.33%) HTML5
6 329 (14.71%) LAMP
7 233 (10.42%) XML
8 231 (10.33%) Spring
9 230 (10.28%) AngularJS
10 218 (9.75%) CSS3
10 218 (9.75%) JSON
11 213 (9.52%) REST
11 213 (9.52%) RESTful
12 174 (7.78%) Ajax
13 156 (6.97%) SOAP
14 151 (6.75%) Hibernate
15 136 (6.08%) Symfony
16 135 (6.03%) .NET
17 117 (5.23%) J2EE
18 110 (4.92%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 120 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 96 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (2.91%) User Experience
4 56 (2.50%) Replication
5 54 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 42 (1.88%) Clustering
8 31 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 27 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 26 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.07%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 21 (0.94%) Fintech
14 19 (0.85%) Wiki
15 17 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.72%) Private Cloud
17 15 (0.67%) Public Cloud
18 14 (0.63%) Digital Media
18 14 (0.63%) Social Media
18 14 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 854 (38.18%) Linux
2 334 (14.93%) Unix
3 207 (9.25%) Windows
4 154 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 105 (4.69%) CentOS
6 79 (3.53%) Ubuntu
7 66 (2.95%) Windows Server
8 46 (2.06%) Solaris
9 39 (1.74%) Mac OS X
10 34 (1.52%) Debian
11 25 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 24 (1.07%) AIX
13 23 (1.03%) Android
14 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.36%) SUSE
16 6 (0.27%) HPUX
16 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (19.80%) TDD
3 312 (13.95%) OO
4 293 (13.10%) MVC
5 287 (12.83%) DevOps
6 283 (12.65%) Scrum
7 252 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 223 (9.97%) BDD
9 219 (9.79%) Open Source
10 210 (9.39%) E-Commerce
11 168 (7.51%) OOP
12 160 (7.15%) Unit Testing
13 158 (7.06%) Configuration Management
14 156 (6.97%) Software Engineering
15 145 (6.48%) Web Development
16 119 (5.32%) High Availability
17 99 (4.43%) Kanban
17 99 (4.43%) SDLC
18 96 (4.29%) Front End Development
19 95 (4.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 941 (42.07%) PHP
2 872 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 724 (32.36%) Java
4 584 (26.11%) SQL
5 412 (18.42%) Python
6 261 (11.67%) Perl
7 226 (10.10%) Ruby
8 135 (6.03%) C#
9 124 (5.54%) Bash Shell
10 113 (5.05%) Shell Script
11 108 (4.83%) C++
12 104 (4.65%) Scala
13 53 (2.37%) PL/SQL
14 51 (2.28%) C
15 47 (2.10%) Go
16 44 (1.97%) Groovy
17 40 (1.79%) PHP 5
18 36 (1.61%) PowerShell
19 26 (1.16%) T-SQL
20 24 (1.07%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 142 (6.35%) Degree
2 118 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 82 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (0.94%) RHCE
6 17 (0.76%) CCNA
6 17 (0.76%) CCNP
6 17 (0.76%) RHCSA
7 12 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.40%) PhD
9 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.22%) MCSE
11 5 (0.22%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.18%) OCP
12 4 (0.18%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.08%) QA
2 22 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.31%) COBIT
6 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.18%) SLA
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 126 (5.63%) Docker
2 103 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 36 (1.61%) Varnish
5 29 (1.30%) vCloud
6 25 (1.12%) Squid
7 20 (0.89%) Xen
8 17 (0.76%) KVM
8 17 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (0.76%) vSphere
9 15 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.63%) NFS
11 13 (0.58%) qmail
12 11 (0.49%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.45%) iptables
13 10 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (0.45%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.36%) GlusterFS
15 7 (0.31%) Samba
15 7 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 237 (10.59%) Puppet
2 192 (8.58%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (5.63%) Ansible
4 77 (3.44%) Nagios
5 39 (1.74%) Salt
6 38 (1.70%) logstash
7 32 (1.43%) ZABBIX
8 28 (1.25%) Cacti
9 24 (1.07%) HAProxy
10 21 (0.94%) CFEngine
11 19 (0.85%) Graphite
12 18 (0.80%) Capistrano
13 17 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
14 14 (0.63%) collectd
14 14 (0.63%) Ganglia
14 14 (0.63%) Kubernetes
15 13 (0.58%) Data Guard
16 12 (0.54%) Kibana
16 12 (0.54%) NetBackup
17 11 (0.49%) yum
Vendors
1 488 (21.81%) Oracle
2 174 (7.78%) Red Hat
3 160 (7.15%) VMware
4 125 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 111 (4.96%) Zend
6 81 (3.62%) Google
7 54 (2.41%) HP
8 45 (2.01%) SAP
9 43 (1.92%) IBM
10 39 (1.74%) Cisco
11 34 (1.52%) hybris
12 33 (1.48%) Sybase
13 31 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (1.21%) Splunk
15 25 (1.12%) Percona
15 25 (1.12%) Rackspace
16 23 (1.03%) Siebel
17 21 (0.94%) EMC
18 20 (0.89%) Sun
19 18 (0.80%) Adobe
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Arrows Group Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Metaskil
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City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coded People
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Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond
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Salt
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City, London
Streamline Connections
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Berkshire
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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People Source Consulting
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South West London
Jagger Talent
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West Midlands
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
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Understanding Recruitment
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
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Manchester
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Manchester
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
LA International
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London
Computer People
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London
Arrows Group
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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