The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 49 81 82
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 22 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.45% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.66% 2.57% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Median daily rate £355 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £373
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 £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 161 311 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.95% 20.50% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 199 175
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Edinburgh

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Edinburgh

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Edinburgh

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 22 (66.67%) Scrum
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 15 (45.45%) React
4 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (39.39%) HTML
5 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) Selenium
5 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
6 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 12 (36.36%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) CSS
8 10 (30.30%) J2EE
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle
8 10 (30.30%) Subversion
8 10 (30.30%) REST
8 10 (30.30%) HTML5
8 10 (30.30%) JSON
9 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
9 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
9 9 (27.27%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) Python
9 9 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (24.24%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (24.24%) Bugzilla
10 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
11 7 (21.21%) Web Development
11 7 (21.21%) Backbone.js

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (18.18%) JBoss
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) CMS
4 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.03%) Confluence
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Looker
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (39.39%) Selenium
3 10 (30.30%) Subversion
4 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 8 (24.24%) Bugzilla
6 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
7 4 (12.12%) Ant
7 4 (12.12%) Maven
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.03%) git-flow
8 1 (3.03%) GitLab
8 1 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) Mockito
8 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
6 5 (15.15%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (9.09%) JSP Developer
8 3 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Java Mobile Developer
9 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) React
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 10 (30.30%) HTML5
5 10 (30.30%) J2EE
5 10 (30.30%) JSON
5 10 (30.30%) REST
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) Backbone.js
7 7 (21.21%) RESTful
7 7 (21.21%) Spring
8 6 (18.18%) CSS3
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) JSP
9 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.12%) Ember.js
11 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (6.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (9.09%) Fintech
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Debian
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) Scrum
2 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Web Development
5 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Workflow
10 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
10 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.03%) Kanban
10 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) PHP 7
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) WSO2
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
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Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 4 days ago