Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 61 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 35 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.21% 2.26% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.99% 11.19% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 23
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £218
90th Percentile £563 £538 £431
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +195.08% -12.86% +45.83%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 292 277 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.42% 20.16% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 165 181
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.36% +3.97% +34.62%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £17.12 £20.50
% change year-on-year +80.52% -16.49% +9.33%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Birmingham

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Birmingham

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Birmingham

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 28 (80.00%) PHP
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
7 11 (31.43%) DevOps
7 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 11 (31.43%) Python
7 11 (31.43%) Open Source
7 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
8 10 (28.57%) jQuery
8 10 (28.57%) Java
8 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (28.57%) Docker
9 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (25.71%) Puppet
9 9 (25.71%) Salt
9 9 (25.71%) HTTP
9 9 (25.71%) Web Services
9 9 (25.71%) Ruby
9 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
10 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
10 8 (22.86%) Subversion
10 8 (22.86%) Ansible
10 8 (22.86%) AngularJS

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (22.86%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) Drupal
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (5.71%) CMS
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.71%) WordPress
6 1 (2.86%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) Liferay
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (14.29%) Route 53
3 5 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (8.57%) PaaS
5 2 (5.71%) GitHub
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) HTTP
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
2 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.57%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (22.86%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) JHipster
4 2 (5.71%) Liquibase
4 2 (5.71%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum Master
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) CSS
2 16 (45.71%) HTML
3 10 (28.57%) jQuery
4 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
6 6 (17.14%) CSS3
6 6 (17.14%) Sensu
6 6 (17.14%) Spring
6 6 (17.14%) XML
7 5 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (14.29%) Laravel
7 5 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (11.43%) JSON
8 4 (11.43%) Node.js
8 4 (11.43%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.57%) LAMP
9 3 (8.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) Open Source
4 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.00%) Web Operations
6 5 (14.29%) Process Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.57%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (5.71%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) PHP
2 11 (31.43%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) Ruby
5 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Go
8 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.86%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
1 9 (25.71%) Salt
2 8 (22.86%) Ansible
3 6 (17.14%) Terraform
4 5 (14.29%) collectd
4 5 (14.29%) Kibana
4 5 (14.29%) logstash
4 5 (14.29%) StatsD
5 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 5 (14.29%) SaltStack
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Jitterbit
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) New Relic
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Zend