Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 57 98
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41 -44
Contract jobs citing MySQL 14 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.13% 2.58% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.11% 11.15% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 15
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £325
90th Percentile £559 £445 £533
North West median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -1.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £28.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year - -21.38% -

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 274 296 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.10% 23.18% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 214 261
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.85% -6.13% +18.52%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +37.70% -41.35%
10th Percentile £9.00 £13.12 £13.33
90th Percentile £27.00 £37.75 £18.18
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +45.61% -24.50% +16.15%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Warrington +2 5 £454 +11.35% 9
Chester 0 5 £320 -21.23% 18
Crewe -20 2 - - 3
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) LAMP
3 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
4 3 (21.43%) PHP 7
4 3 (21.43%) Puppet
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Laravel
5 2 (14.29%) Express

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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) MyEclipse
4 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (7.14%) CloudOps Architect
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
2 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) Express
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) Laravel
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Fintech
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) API Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) PHP 7
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Rancher
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (7.14%) VMware