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 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 81 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 15 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.28% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.41% 5.90% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Median daily rate £325 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £420 £463
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 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

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 234 288 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.26% 21.75% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 153 161
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Edinburgh

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

1 27 (72.97%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (56.76%) Scrum
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 21 (56.76%) Jenkins
4 18 (48.65%) Web Services
4 18 (48.65%) JSON
5 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
6 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
6 15 (40.54%) Spring
6 15 (40.54%) Selenium
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
7 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
8 11 (29.73%) REST
9 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
9 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
9 10 (27.03%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) Python
9 10 (27.03%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (24.32%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle
10 9 (24.32%) Bugzilla
10 9 (24.32%) Puppet
10 9 (24.32%) RESTful
10 9 (24.32%) Subversion
11 8 (21.62%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (18.92%) Docker
12 7 (18.92%) PHP

MySQL
Co-occurring 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 (16.22%) Apache
1 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) Looker
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Jenkins
2 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
3 15 (40.54%) Selenium
4 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
5 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
5 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
6 9 (24.32%) Bugzilla
6 9 (24.32%) Subversion
7 7 (18.92%) Mockito
8 6 (16.22%) GitLab
9 5 (13.51%) Ant
9 5 (13.51%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Test Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Database Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) JSON
1 18 (48.65%) Web Services
2 15 (40.54%) Spring
3 11 (29.73%) REST
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) RESTful
6 7 (18.92%) CSS
6 7 (18.92%) jQuery
7 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
7 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
7 6 (16.22%) J2EE
7 6 (16.22%) React
8 5 (13.51%) Ember.js
8 5 (13.51%) HTML5
9 3 (8.11%) CSS3
9 3 (8.11%) LAMP
10 2 (5.41%) Open Graph
10 2 (5.41%) Symfony
11 1 (2.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Debian
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (56.76%) Scrum
2 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Requirements Management
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.22%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.11%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 2 (5.41%) TDD
9 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Use Case
10 1 (2.70%) Microservices
10 1 (2.70%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) CA Agile Central
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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