Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 55 70
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing MySQL 28 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.24% 1.56% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.78% 4.62% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 5
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £229 £200 £340
90th Percentile £478 £465 £487
North West median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £28.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year - -21.38% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 113 195 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.17% 33.74% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 138 183
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.48% +9.12%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £205
90th Percentile £586 £552 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £52.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.63% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £37.36 £24.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £68.84 £57.50 £69.07
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £29.01 £37.75
% change year-on-year +45.63% -23.15% +16.15%

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 24 January 2018.

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 24 January 2018. 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 +25 19 £425 -15.00%
Blackburn +7 4 £350 -9.68% 1
Preston 0 1 £325 - 1
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 19 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (67.86%) MongoDB
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) Java
4 16 (57.14%) TDD
4 16 (57.14%) REST
5 15 (53.57%) BDD
5 15 (53.57%) JIRA
5 15 (53.57%) Scrum
6 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (46.43%) Open Source
7 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
7 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
7 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
7 13 (46.43%) Coaching
7 13 (46.43%) Microservices
7 13 (46.43%) Node.js
7 13 (46.43%) SFIA
7 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
8 12 (42.86%) Slack
8 12 (42.86%) Confluence
8 12 (42.86%) Cucumber
8 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (35.71%) SDLC
9 10 (35.71%) User Stories
10 9 (32.14%) Kanban

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 12 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Slack
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
3 6 (21.43%) Route 53
3 6 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) MongoDB
2 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
2 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (32.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (53.57%) JIRA
3 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
4 12 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 9 (32.14%) Jasmine
5 9 (32.14%) JUnit
6 6 (21.43%) GitLab
6 6 (21.43%) SonarQube
7 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Applications Consultant
6 5 (17.86%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (17.86%) Consultant
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (17.86%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 3 (10.71%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
9 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) NoSQL Developer
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.57%) SAP Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Technical Designer
10 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) REST
2 13 (46.43%) Node.js
3 6 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (10.71%) JDBC
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) React
6 1 (3.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
1 19 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (21.43%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) TDD
2 15 (53.57%) BDD
2 15 (53.57%) Scrum
3 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (46.43%) Coaching
4 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
4 13 (46.43%) Microservices
4 13 (46.43%) Open Source
4 13 (46.43%) SFIA
4 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) SDLC
6 10 (35.71%) User Stories
7 9 (32.14%) Kanban
8 6 (21.43%) DevOps
8 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (10.71%) API Development
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) VB
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (14.29%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) iptables
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Grafana
1 6 (21.43%) Packer
1 6 (21.43%) Prometheus
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
1 6 (21.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) Black Duck
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware