Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 58 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -29
Contract jobs citing MySQL 29 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.03% 2.42% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.42% 13.06% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 18
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.35% +56.82%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £305
90th Percentile £558 £535 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +40.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +195.08% +19.61%

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 254 291 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.74% 18.56% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 206 204
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £277
90th Percentile £549 £500 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +90.32% +2.17%
10th Percentile £21.00 £35.00 £17.58
90th Percentile £62.90 £35.00 £21.77
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.16 £17.75
% change year-on-year -17.35% +75.52% -11.25%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) HTML
3 14 (48.28%) CSS
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) PHP
6 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) XML
6 8 (27.59%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (24.14%) CSS3
7 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) JSON
7 7 (24.14%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
8 6 (20.69%) nginx
8 6 (20.69%) RESTful
8 6 (20.69%) REST
8 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (20.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving

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 (20.69%) nginx
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
4 1 (3.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (17.24%) MariaDB
4 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (13.79%) Redis
5 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.45%) Power BI
7 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Gradle
2 2 (6.90%) Grunt
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) GitLab
3 1 (3.45%) MagicDraw
3 1 (3.45%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Hybris Architect
3 3 (10.34%) SAP Architect
4 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) CSS
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) jQuery
2 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
3 7 (24.14%) CSS3
3 7 (24.14%) HTML5
3 7 (24.14%) JSON
4 6 (20.69%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) RESTful
4 6 (20.69%) Spring
4 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 4 (13.79%) Laravel
6 4 (13.79%) React
7 3 (10.34%) Apache Camel
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Debian
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps
3 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Data Virtualisation
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Microservices
5 4 (13.79%) Data Transformation
5 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) B2B
6 3 (10.34%) B2C
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) PHP
4 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) XQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Python
8 3 (10.34%) C#
9 2 (6.90%) Groovy
10 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (3.45%) Go
10 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
10 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (6.90%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Consul
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.45%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Google
2 5 (17.24%) TIBCO
3 3 (10.34%) hybris
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter
5 1 (3.45%) Xamarin