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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 32 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 4 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.30% 5.47% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.89% 33.85% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 6
Median daily rate £300 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +52.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £327 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year +6.87% -26.26%  

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 45 65 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 14.61% 16.17% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 33
Median daily rate £425 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Cambridge

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Cambridge

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Django
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) C#

MySQL
Top Related 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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Django Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) GUI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) Django
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) Matplotlib
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) DRM
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Embarcadero
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) Zend