The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 27 June 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 East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 100 97
Rank change year-on-year +45 -3  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 44 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.39% 0.92% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.57% 6.47% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 12
Median daily rate £403 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £308 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 350 340 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.04% 14.29% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 190 216
Median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.18% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Berkshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Berkshire

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Berkshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Slough +15 12 £406 +16.07% 2
Reading +14 6 £356 -10.93% 13
Newbury - 5 £450 - 5
Bracknell - 3 £330 - 1
Ascot - 2 £310 - 1
Maidenhead -6 1 £300 -20.00%
MySQL
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 30 (52.63%) PHP
3 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
4 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 19 (33.33%) HTML
6 17 (29.82%) CSS
6 17 (29.82%) Web Development
7 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
8 15 (26.32%) LAMP
9 14 (24.56%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) DevOps
10 13 (22.81%) Sass
10 13 (22.81%) MongoDB
10 13 (22.81%) Laravel
10 13 (22.81%) Symfony
11 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (21.05%) Nagios
11 12 (21.05%) Subversion
12 11 (19.30%) Java
12 11 (19.30%) Apache
12 11 (19.30%) jQuery
12 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
13 10 (17.54%) Ansible
13 10 (17.54%) RESTful
13 10 (17.54%) Python
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.54%) Finance
14 9 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (15.79%) VMware
14 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (19.30%) Apache
2 9 (15.79%) WordPress
3 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.02%) Drupal
5 3 (5.26%) CMS
6 2 (3.51%) Confluence
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.75%) JBoss
7 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Magento
2 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) GitHub
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.75%) G Suite
6 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.75%) Office 365
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) LDAP
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) VPN
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) Skype
5 1 (1.75%) 3G
5 1 (1.75%) 4G
5 1 (1.75%) AMQP
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) IPsec
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) MongoDB
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.26%) MariaDB
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) QlikView
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) Subversion
3 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.53%) PHPUnit
5 4 (7.02%) JIRA
6 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.26%) Maven
7 2 (3.51%) Bower
7 2 (3.51%) Grunt
7 2 (3.51%) JUnit
7 2 (3.51%) Selenium
7 2 (3.51%) Yeoman
8 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.75%) Mockito
8 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.75%) Toad
8 1 (1.75%) Trac
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) PHP Developer
3 9 (15.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Symfony Developer
4 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (8.77%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) HTML
2 17 (29.82%) CSS
3 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
4 15 (26.32%) LAMP
5 13 (22.81%) Laravel
5 13 (22.81%) Sass
5 13 (22.81%) Symfony
6 11 (19.30%) jQuery
7 10 (17.54%) RESTful
8 9 (15.79%) Node.js
9 8 (14.04%) JSON
10 6 (10.53%) Doctrine
10 6 (10.53%) LESS
11 4 (7.02%) Express
11 4 (7.02%) Sensu
11 4 (7.02%) Swagger
11 4 (7.02%) Web Services
11 4 (7.02%) XML
12 3 (5.26%) jBPM
12 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.75%) IVR
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Ubuntu
4 6 (10.53%) Unix
5 5 (8.77%) CentOS
5 5 (8.77%) Windows
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) Debian
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Web Development
2 14 (24.56%) DevOps
3 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
3 7 (12.28%) OO
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.77%) ERP
5 5 (8.77%) TDD
6 4 (7.02%) Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) Front End Development
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) OOD
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) PHP
2 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) SQL
4 11 (19.30%) Java
5 10 (17.54%) Python
6 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.28%) Ruby
8 6 (10.53%) Perl
8 6 (10.53%) PHP 5
8 6 (10.53%) PHP 7
9 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.75%) C
12 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.75%) CCNA
1 1 (1.75%) CCNP
1 1 (1.75%) CISA
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.75%) CISM
1 1 (1.75%) CISSP
1 1 (1.75%) MCSE
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.75%) FATCA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) NFS
2 3 (5.26%) Samba
2 3 (5.26%) Squid
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Xen
3 2 (3.51%) KVM
3 2 (3.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Nagios
2 10 (17.54%) Ansible
3 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (14.04%) Puppet
5 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) VMware
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Zend
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.75%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase