Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 89 54
Rank change year-on-year +46 -35 -17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 43 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.29% 0.92% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.93% 4.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 34
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £338 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.22% +14.89% -2.08%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £202
90th Percentile £525 £523 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £308 £300
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 288 300 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.05% 19.66% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 201 209
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £286 £300 £250
90th Percentile £509 £500 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -27.27% -34.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.00 £10.45
90th Percentile £17.50 £12.00 £24.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £20.50 £18.14
% change year-on-year +51.22% +13.01% -9.30%

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 31 (72.09%) PHP
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
3 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) CSS
4 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 13 (30.23%) Python
7 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
7 12 (27.91%) Web Services
7 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
8 11 (25.58%) Puppet
8 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
8 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (25.58%) RESTful
8 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (25.58%) Open Source
8 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (25.58%) Ruby
8 11 (25.58%) Salt
8 11 (25.58%) Web Operations
9 10 (23.26%) Ansible
9 10 (23.26%) DevOps
9 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.26%) HTTP
9 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 10 (23.26%) SSL
10 9 (20.93%) Subversion
10 9 (20.93%) Rackspace
11 7 (16.28%) SQL

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 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.65%) Drupal
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.33%) Route 53
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) HTTP
1 10 (23.26%) SSL
1 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) EDRMS
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.93%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.98%) Banking
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Marketing
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Symfony Developer
4 5 (11.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) WebOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.65%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) CSS
1 17 (39.53%) HTML
2 12 (27.91%) Web Services
3 11 (25.58%) RESTful
4 6 (13.95%) HTML5
4 6 (13.95%) Symfony
5 5 (11.63%) LAMP
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) CSS3
6 4 (9.30%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) Laravel
7 2 (4.65%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) Lucene
7 2 (4.65%) Sensu
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.33%) CakePHP
8 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.33%) Spring
8 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
1 2 (4.65%) CMDB
1 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Open Source
3 11 (25.58%) Web Operations
4 10 (23.26%) DevOps
5 6 (13.95%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) OO PHP
6 5 (11.63%) MVC
6 5 (11.63%) Web Development
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.98%) OOP
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) E-Discovery
9 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) PHP
2 13 (30.23%) Python
3 11 (25.58%) Ruby
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) PHP 4
6 4 (9.30%) PHP 5
7 3 (6.98%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
1 11 (25.58%) Salt
2 10 (23.26%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Terraform
4 1 (2.33%) collectd
4 1 (2.33%) FTK
4 1 (2.33%) Kibana
4 1 (2.33%) logstash
4 1 (2.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Rackspace
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.65%) Zend
4 1 (2.33%) Nuix
4 1 (2.33%) SaltStack