Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 66 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 27 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.05% 2.49% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.27% 12.66% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 30
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £381 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -14.28% +36.85%
10th Percentile £314 £305 £323
90th Percentile £561 £571 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +190.32% -55.71%

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 220 316 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.74% 19.68% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 212 181
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £18.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.91% +13.72%
10th Percentile £12.40 £21.00 £15.23
90th Percentile £68.60 £23.00 £21.41
West Midlands median hourly rate £53.50 £30.50 £18.39
% change year-on-year +75.41% +65.85% -8.05%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019, 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
2 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) PHP
6 8 (29.63%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) JSON
6 8 (29.63%) CSS3
7 7 (25.93%) HTML5
7 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Java
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (22.22%) nginx
8 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (18.52%) React
9 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) Google
9 5 (18.52%) MariaDB
9 5 (18.52%) Data Virtualisation
9 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
9 5 (18.52%) NoSQL

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 6 (22.22%) nginx
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (11.11%) JBoss
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) DNN
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal
5 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Luigi
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) MariaDB
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.70%) Looker
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.70%) Power BI
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
1 1 (3.70%) Law
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Hybris Architect
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) CSS
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) CSS3
2 8 (29.63%) JSON
2 8 (29.63%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) React
5 5 (18.52%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) LAMP
6 4 (14.81%) Laravel
6 4 (14.81%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.11%) Node.js
7 3 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 5 (18.52%) Data Virtualisation
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) B2B
5 3 (11.11%) B2C
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Kanban
5 3 (11.11%) Microservices
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) PHP
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) XQuery
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.70%) Groovy
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.70%) etcd
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Consul
1 1 (3.70%) HockeyApp
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Google
2 5 (18.52%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter
5 1 (3.70%) Xamarin