The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 3 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.99% 5.34% 4.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.89% 20.65% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 15
Median daily rate £80 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -78.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 38 92 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 12.58% 25.84% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 75
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Cambridge

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Robotics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Talend
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) MariaDB

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MDG
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
1 1 (14.29%) TestRail
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) GUI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Embarcadero
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Talend