Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 10 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.83% 1.78% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.55% 7.65% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 1
Lancashire median daily rate £535 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.67% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £411 £294 £425
90th Percentile £645 £461 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £47.00 -
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -36.17% - -

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 117 196 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 21.47% 23.28% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 112 133
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £558 £486 £580
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £379
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.63 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -7.34% +140.77%
10th Percentile £38.00 £20.50 £27.40
90th Percentile £44.75 £66.01 £46.09
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +116.56%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Lancashire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +31 5 £640 +42.22% 1
Blackburn -3 4 £420 +34.40% 3
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Kanban
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) DB2
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) Data Migration

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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (40.00%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Riak
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Wicket
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) DOM
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (10.00%) SAX
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Kanban
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle