The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 30 April 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.99% 6.67% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.18% 27.27% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 14
Median daily rate £315 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £328 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +12.19% +45.13%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 11 22 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 16.42% 24.44% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 38
Median daily rate £320 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Cheltenham

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Replication
2 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Varnish
6 1 (11.11%) Drupal
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DBA
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Varnish