Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 71 114
Rank change year-on-year -23 +43 -6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 45 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.50% 1.82% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.81% 9.95% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +36.75%
10th Percentile £305 £225 £245
90th Percentile £449 £418 £458
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - £42.00

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 511 412 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.08% 18.25% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 223 337
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -1.28% +4.00%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £265
90th Percentile £539 £535 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £111.50 £43.39 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.97% +50.92% -32.35%
10th Percentile £111.25 £40.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £111.75 £49.70 £46.99
Scotland median hourly rate £24.38 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -43.82% +20.53% +6.67%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018, 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 31 (68.89%) HTML
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) CSS
3 27 (60.00%) Oracle
4 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
6 21 (46.67%) Java
7 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
8 18 (40.00%) HTML5
9 17 (37.78%) Node.js
9 17 (37.78%) CSS3
10 16 (35.56%) MongoDB
11 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
11 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 15 (33.33%) RDBMS
12 14 (31.11%) React
13 13 (28.89%) Microservices
14 12 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (26.67%) Analytics
14 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (26.67%) jQuery
15 11 (24.44%) DevOps
15 11 (24.44%) MEAN Stack
16 10 (22.22%) Functional Testing
17 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
17 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 9 (20.00%) PHP
17 9 (20.00%) SQL
18 8 (17.78%) JUnit
18 8 (17.78%) Linux

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 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Datadog
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
2 16 (35.56%) MongoDB
3 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 15 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 12 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.67%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (6.67%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) JUnit
2 8 (17.78%) Selenium
3 5 (11.11%) Maven
4 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.44%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) GitLab
6 1 (2.22%) Mockito
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (11.11%) React Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) JIRA Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.44%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.22%) Angular Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 1 (2.22%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) HTML
2 29 (64.44%) CSS
3 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
4 18 (40.00%) HTML5
5 17 (37.78%) CSS3
5 17 (37.78%) Node.js
6 14 (31.11%) React
7 12 (26.67%) jQuery
7 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (24.44%) MEAN Stack
9 7 (15.56%) Spring
10 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.11%) JSON
10 5 (11.11%) REST
10 5 (11.11%) XML
11 4 (8.89%) .NET
11 4 (8.89%) Ajax
11 4 (8.89%) J2EE
12 3 (6.67%) Kafka
12 3 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.89%) User Experience
1 4 (8.89%) Wiki
2 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.89%) Microservices
4 12 (26.67%) Analytics
5 11 (24.44%) DevOps
6 10 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) Web Analytics
8 6 (13.33%) Kanban
8 6 (13.33%) Open Source
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
10 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.89%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (8.89%) MVC
10 4 (8.89%) OO
10 4 (8.89%) OOP
10 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) TDD
11 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) PHP
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Java 8
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) BeanShell
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) OCP
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) iptables
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) New Relic
4 2 (4.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase