The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.68% 2.67% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% 12.63% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £415 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.80% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +12.19% +45.13%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 46 95 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 15.70% 21.16% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 71
Median daily rate £350 £350 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £478 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.40 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Lancashire

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Lancashire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Blackburn -4 2 £415 +32.80% 3
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Riak
3 3 (30.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (30.00%) SAX
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Servlets

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Riak
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Designer
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Designer
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Ajax
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) DOM
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SAX
1 3 (30.00%) Servlets
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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