Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.29% 5.41% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.73% 16.67% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Chester median daily rate £325 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.56% -0.12%
10th Percentile £283 £197 £366
90th Percentile £350 £444 £434
Cheshire median daily rate £480 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 51 96 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 23.94% 32.43% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 82 67
Chester median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £288 £305
90th Percentile £525 £521 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
% change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +106.25%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 20 November 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 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) iPad
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) PHP 7
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle