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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.43% 1.83% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 5.00% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £356 £225 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -39.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +46.15% +60.49%  

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 33 80 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 23.57% 36.70% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 72 35
Median daily rate £360 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Chester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Webmin
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Webmin
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Talend
1 1 (33.33%) Vertica