Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 October 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 66 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +25
Contract jobs citing MySQL 29 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.22% 1.94% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.20% 9.26% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 29
Cheshire median daily rate £384 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% - -22.50%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £252
90th Percentile £449 £575 £449
North West median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £30.00 -
North West median hourly rate £13.75 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -54.17% -5.51% -12.41%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 259 270 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.86% 21.00% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 208 292
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.19% +11.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £276 £280 £256
90th Percentile £524 £625 £558
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +81.70% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.50 £12.90
90th Percentile £36.50 £28.50 £19.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
% change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -13.39%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Cheshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Cheshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Cheshire

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Cheshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 8 £380 - 2
Chester -2 5 £381 +17.31% 8
Warrington -5 4 £275 -48.60% 6
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Wilmslow -6 1 £375 +288.60%
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 17 (58.62%) PHP
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (31.03%) DevOps
7 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
7 7 (24.14%) CSS
7 7 (24.14%) LAMP
7 7 (24.14%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.69%) OpenShift
8 6 (20.69%) Microservices
8 6 (20.69%) Docker
8 6 (20.69%) Terraform
9 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
9 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 5 (17.24%) Unix
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (17.24%) Zend
9 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
9 5 (17.24%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 2 (6.90%) Trello
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) MariaDB
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Ingres
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Gradle
2 4 (13.79%) Grunt
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) PHP Developer
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Unix Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) LAMP
2 7 (24.14%) Spring
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
4 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
5 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (13.79%) React
5 4 (13.79%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) Doctrine
7 2 (6.90%) Dojo
7 2 (6.90%) Laravel
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) DevOps
3 6 (20.69%) Microservices
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) Build Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) API Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) Modular Programming
7 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.90%) Secure Coding
7 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) PHP
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Groovy
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) PHP 5
6 2 (6.90%) PHP 7
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (13.79%) etcd
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Terraform
2 4 (13.79%) Consul
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Zend
3 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Talend
4 1 (3.45%) Vertica