Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 57 89
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32 -32
Contract jobs citing MySQL 27 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.88% 2.63% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.54% 13.65% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 11
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £313
90th Percentile £563 £503 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.36% +21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +200.00% +17.65%

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 283 271 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.65% 19.23% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 182 206
Birmingham median daily rate £405 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -5.66% +6.00%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £286
90th Percentile £536 £500 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +8.00% -5.06% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.84% +7.04%
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.35 £17.55
90th Percentile £23.00 £33.25 £22.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -4.65%

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 September 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 September 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 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) PHP
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) RESTful
5 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
6 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (22.22%) REST
6 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax

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 3 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) Moodle
3 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) WildFly
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
3 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.81%) Redis
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) MariaDB
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.70%) Power BI
7 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.41%) Gradle
5 2 (7.41%) Grunt
5 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) GitLab
6 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.70%) MagicDraw
6 1 (3.70%) Mocha
6 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.41%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Persian Language
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 6 (22.22%) REST
6 5 (18.52%) Ajax
6 5 (18.52%) CSS3
6 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Spring
7 4 (14.81%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) LAMP
8 3 (11.11%) Laravel
8 3 (11.11%) React
8 3 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) Wiki
5 1 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Debian
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Microservices
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
7 3 (11.11%) Co-Creation
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) Dependency Management
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Python
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.41%) Groovy
8 2 (7.41%) Perl
8 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.41%) Ruby
8 2 (7.41%) XQuery
9 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.70%) Go
9 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.70%) PHP 7
9 1 (3.70%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) etcd
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) NFS
1 2 (7.41%) Samba
1 2 (7.41%) Squid
1 2 (7.41%) Varnish
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Consul
3 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
3 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 2 (7.41%) WMI
4 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
4 1 (3.70%) HockeyApp
4 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) WSO2
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.70%) Zend