Period
to 25 August 2019

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 6 months to 25 August 2019 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
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 89 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +37
Contract jobs citing MySQL 30 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 1.63% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.37% 9.90% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £324 £305 £293
90th Percentile £524 £449 £453
Scotland median daily rate £500 £360 £368
% change year-on-year +38.89% -2.04% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 407 485 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.19% 16.47% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 269 269
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £290
90th Percentile £575 £539 £528
Scotland median daily rate £425 £403 £388
% change year-on-year +5.59% +3.87% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.00 - £43.39
10th Percentile £14.50 - £39.71
90th Percentile £15.50 - £45.69
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £43.39
% change year-on-year +53.85% -62.55% +20.53%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) CSS
3 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 14 (46.67%) NoSQL
4 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (40.00%) Python
5 11 (36.67%) jQuery
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (30.00%) React
7 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (26.67%) Public Sector
8 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
8 7 (23.33%) Django
8 7 (23.33%) JSON
8 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
9 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.00%) HTML5
10 5 (16.67%) CSS3
10 5 (16.67%) User Experience
10 5 (16.67%) Microservices
11 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (13.33%) Node.js
11 4 (13.33%) Open Source
11 4 (13.33%) RESTful
11 4 (13.33%) Ajax
11 4 (13.33%) GIS
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle
11 4 (13.33%) GeoServer

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 4 (13.33%) GeoServer
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Drupal
3 2 (6.67%) WordPress
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Gunicorn
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Serverless
2 3 (10.00%) AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Azure
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.33%) GIS
5 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.67%) Mocha
3 2 (6.67%) Protractor
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Trac
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (26.67%) Public Sector
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Django Developer
4 4 (13.33%) GIS Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (10.00%) React Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) CSS
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 9 (30.00%) React
5 7 (23.33%) Django
5 7 (23.33%) JSON
6 6 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) CSS3
8 4 (13.33%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) Node.js
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
10 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (6.67%) Sass
10 2 (6.67%) XML
11 1 (3.33%) Celery
11 1 (3.33%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (3.33%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Animation
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) CentOS
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (16.67%) Microservices
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.33%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Server Management
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 12 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) HNC
1 1 (3.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) BIND 9
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Apple
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter