Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 55 26
Rank change year-on-year +26 -29 +15
Contract jobs citing MySQL 37 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.99% 1.23% 5.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.09% 9.41% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 21
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £281 £135 £213
90th Percentile £588 £371 £506
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £313 £363
% change year-on-year +36.00% -13.79% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £15.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 119 85 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.06% 13.02% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 46 96
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £233
90th Percentile £588 £525 £506
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.67% +30.43% +105.36%
10th Percentile £14.90 £16.85 £17.63
90th Percentile £22.10 £38.75 £40.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -0.71% -39.13% +25.00%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 18 (48.65%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (45.95%) Apache
4 17 (45.95%) LAMP
5 16 (43.24%) Hadoop
5 16 (43.24%) Docker
6 15 (40.54%) Python
7 13 (35.14%) Perl
7 13 (35.14%) CentOS
7 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
7 13 (35.14%) Puppet
7 13 (35.14%) Kubernetes
8 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (29.73%) ZABBIX
9 11 (29.73%) nginx
9 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
9 11 (29.73%) DevOps
9 11 (29.73%) Salt
9 11 (29.73%) Vagrant
9 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
9 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
9 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
9 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
9 11 (29.73%) Nagios
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) NetApp
9 11 (29.73%) Firewall

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 17 (45.95%) Apache
2 11 (29.73%) nginx
2 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
3 7 (18.92%) Drupal
4 6 (16.22%) WordPress
5 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
5 4 (10.81%) CMS
6 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) npm
4 2 (5.41%) Slack
5 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (43.24%) Hadoop
3 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon Aurora
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (18.92%) Apache Hive
5 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (5.41%) Big Data
6 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
6 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.41%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (5.41%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (29.73%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.41%) Protractor
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) GitLab
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Data Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (13.51%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) LAMP
2 11 (29.73%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (29.73%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (24.32%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
4 8 (21.62%) CSS3
4 8 (21.62%) HTML5
5 4 (10.81%) Node.js
5 4 (10.81%) Spring
5 4 (10.81%) Symfony
6 3 (8.11%) React
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) D3.js
7 2 (5.41%) Django
7 2 (5.41%) JSON
7 2 (5.41%) Kafka
7 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) CentOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps
2 7 (18.92%) Web Development
3 6 (16.22%) API Integration
3 6 (16.22%) Typography
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Content Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) MapReduce
6 2 (5.41%) Master Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Microservices
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) SDLC
6 2 (5.41%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) Python
3 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
3 13 (35.14%) Perl
4 11 (29.73%) Ruby
5 9 (24.32%) PHP
6 6 (16.22%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 2 (5.41%) C
8 2 (5.41%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Docker
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Kubernetes
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 11 (29.73%) Ansible
2 11 (29.73%) Nagios
2 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (29.73%) Salt
2 11 (29.73%) Terraform
2 11 (29.73%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.41%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
1 11 (29.73%) NetApp
1 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (8.11%) Talend
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia