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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 55 43
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 23 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.88% 1.06% 2.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.75% 5.93% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 16
Median daily rate £442 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.52% +0.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £184 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £37.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +24.32% +30.97%  

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 146 135 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.62% 17.83% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -32.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 25 April 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 25 April 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 20 (57.14%) PHP
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) Web Services
6 10 (28.57%) CSS
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 9 (25.71%) HTTP
8 8 (22.86%) Python
8 8 (22.86%) Unix
8 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.86%) Puppet
8 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
8 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (22.86%) Ansible
9 7 (20.00%) DevOps
9 7 (20.00%) Salt
9 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) Open Source
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.00%) Ruby
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.00%) SSL
9 7 (20.00%) Web Operations
10 6 (17.14%) Subversion
10 6 (17.14%) Rackspace
11 5 (14.29%) RESTful

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 (11.43%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) HTTP
2 7 (20.00%) SSL
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
1 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.14%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) NuGet
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (11.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Symfony Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 5 (14.29%) Node.js
3 5 (14.29%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) Symfony
5 3 (8.57%) HTML5
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) .NET
6 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.86%) DOM
7 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE
7 1 (2.86%) JDBC
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) WinForms
7 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) CMDB
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Open Source
3 7 (20.00%) Web Operations
4 2 (5.71%) API Development
4 2 (5.71%) API Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) Use Case
4 2 (5.71%) Workflow
4 2 (5.71%) Workflow Development
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) PHP
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Python
4 7 (20.00%) Ruby
5 5 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (11.43%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Ansible
1 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) Kibana
3 1 (2.86%) logstash
3 1 (2.86%) Plesk
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Rackspace
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago