The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 April 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 3 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.97% 2.95% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.05% 9.79% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £275 £415 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.73% -14.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £450 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +15.00% +41.59%  

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 74 143 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.87% 30.17% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 105 37
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £258 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Kent

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Kent

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -8 1 £250 -52.38%
MySQL
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Laravel
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) LAMP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress
5 1 (14.29%) Magento
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (14.29%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Production DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Zend