The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 29 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.

MySQL
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.90% 4.55% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 18.42% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £251 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.60% -16.66%  

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 Chester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 34 38 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 32.38% 24.68% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 27
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £287 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Chester region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (12.50%) TADDM
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
3 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) TADDM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Webmin
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM