Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 68 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +35
Contract jobs citing MySQL 29 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.35% 1.50% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.82% 6.67% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 25
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.65% -5.94% -
10th Percentile £263 £266 £274
90th Percentile £438 £575 £448
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.75 - £28.50

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 268 300 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.72% 22.54% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 225 250
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.17% +33.85% +2.46%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.00 £13.34
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.00 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £32.26
% change year-on-year -18.13% +32.51% -19.34%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 0 7 £275 -48.60% 4
Knutsford - 4 £313 - 3
Chester -3 3 £400 +23.08% 6
Crewe - 3 £365 -
Wilmslow -5 1 £375 +288.60%
Macclesfield -7 1 - - 4
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) PHP
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) DevOps
6 9 (31.03%) Web Services
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (24.14%) CSS
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 6 (20.69%) LAMP
9 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 6 (20.69%) HTML
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.69%) Ajax
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.24%) Web Development
10 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (17.24%) Unix
10 5 (17.24%) Docker
10 5 (17.24%) Microservices
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) Service Management
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ

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 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.90%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) GitHub
4 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.90%) MariaDB
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Games
1 2 (6.90%) Law
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Django Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Developer
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) Ajax
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) LAMP
4 4 (13.79%) Django
4 4 (13.79%) JSON
4 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Core
5 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) React
5 3 (10.34%) Zend Framework
6 2 (6.90%) Doctrine
6 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Debian
3 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 10 (34.48%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) Microservices
5 5 (17.24%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
7 3 (10.34%) ISMS
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Kanban
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PHP
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) PHP 5
6 2 (6.90%) PHP 7
6 2 (6.90%) R
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Zend
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Tealium
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com