Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 41 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 +40 -29
Contract jobs citing MySQL 136 111 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.65% 5.07% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.55% 18.69% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 119 57
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £235
90th Percentile £550 £645 £502
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +2.19% +14.29% -17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 603 594 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.06% 27.14% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 430 480
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +4.86%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £575 £534 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 8
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £21.25 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +38.93% -12.60%
10th Percentile £12.55 £17.98 £13.28
90th Percentile £32.20 £24.73 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £16.09
% change year-on-year -13.92% +22.75% -8.06%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Leeds

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Leeds

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Leeds

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 81 (59.56%) JavaScript
2 72 (52.94%) PHP
3 57 (41.91%) TDD
4 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (40.44%) Microservices
5 50 (36.76%) JIRA
6 49 (36.03%) MongoDB
7 48 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
8 45 (33.09%) Confluence
9 44 (32.35%) Test Automation
9 44 (32.35%) Linux
10 42 (30.88%) Java
10 42 (30.88%) Software Engineering
11 40 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (27.21%) NoSQL
13 35 (25.74%) Git (software)
14 34 (25.00%) SQL
15 33 (24.26%) Docker
16 32 (23.53%) Node.js
16 32 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 30 (22.06%) Amazon EC2
18 27 (19.85%) Slack
19 26 (19.12%) BDD
19 26 (19.12%) Zend
20 25 (18.38%) Pair Programming
20 25 (18.38%) REST
21 24 (17.65%) HTML
21 24 (17.65%) CSS
21 24 (17.65%) PHP 7

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 45 (33.09%) Confluence
2 16 (11.76%) WordPress
3 7 (5.15%) Apache
4 6 (4.41%) CMS
4 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) Jetty
6 1 (0.74%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.74%) nginx
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Magento
2 2 (1.47%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (22.06%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (19.85%) Slack
4 7 (5.15%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (5.15%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.15%) Route 53
4 7 (5.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.21%) Force.com
6 3 (2.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (2.21%) Serverless
7 2 (1.47%) npm
8 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.74%) GitHub
8 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.74%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) HTTP
2 5 (3.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.47%) DHCP
3 2 (1.47%) DNS
3 2 (1.47%) FTP
3 2 (1.47%) IPsec
3 2 (1.47%) SSL
3 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.03%) MongoDB
2 37 (27.21%) NoSQL
3 32 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (13.24%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
6 11 (8.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (7.35%) Redis
7 10 (7.35%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.41%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.41%) Big Data
9 5 (3.68%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.68%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.68%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.47%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 50 (36.76%) JIRA
2 35 (25.74%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 18 (13.24%) PHPUnit
5 17 (12.50%) Vagrant
6 16 (11.76%) Selenium
7 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
8 12 (8.82%) SonarQube
9 8 (5.88%) Gatling
9 8 (5.88%) JMeter
9 8 (5.88%) JUnit
10 7 (5.15%) GitLab
11 6 (4.41%) Artifactory
11 6 (4.41%) gulp
11 6 (4.41%) Subversion
12 5 (3.68%) Grunt
13 3 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (1.47%) Jasmine
14 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.47%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (8.82%) Marketing
2 3 (2.21%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (60.29%) Developer
2 38 (27.94%) PHP Developer
3 19 (13.97%) Software Engineer
4 15 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Software Developer
6 8 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
7 7 (5.15%) MySQL Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Java Scala Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Magento Developer
8 5 (3.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (3.68%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Python Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Scala Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Django Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.53%) Node.js
2 25 (18.38%) REST
3 24 (17.65%) CSS
3 24 (17.65%) HTML
4 21 (15.44%) Doctrine
5 16 (11.76%) Kafka
6 12 (8.82%) HTML5
6 12 (8.82%) Spring
7 11 (8.09%) .NET
7 11 (8.09%) CSS3
8 10 (7.35%) Django
9 9 (6.62%) GraphQL
9 9 (6.62%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (5.88%) JSON
10 8 (5.88%) Laravel
10 8 (5.88%) React
10 8 (5.88%) RESTful
11 7 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (4.41%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.94%) Public Cloud
1 4 (2.94%) User Experience
2 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) CMDB
4 1 (0.74%) iPhone
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.35%) Linux
2 30 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (11.76%) VMS
4 12 (8.82%) CentOS
5 6 (4.41%) Unix
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) TDD
2 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.44%) Microservices
3 44 (32.35%) Test Automation
4 42 (30.88%) Software Engineering
5 40 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (19.12%) BDD
7 25 (18.38%) Pair Programming
8 23 (16.91%) DevOps
9 20 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
11 17 (12.50%) CQRS
11 17 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 17 (12.50%) SDLC
12 16 (11.76%) Coaching
13 15 (11.03%) Open Source
14 11 (8.09%) OO
15 10 (7.35%) High Availability
16 9 (6.62%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.56%) JavaScript
2 72 (52.94%) PHP
3 42 (30.88%) Java
4 34 (25.00%) SQL
5 24 (17.65%) PHP 7
6 22 (16.18%) Python
7 10 (7.35%) Go
8 8 (5.88%) Scala
9 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.68%) Groovy
10 4 (2.94%) Perl
10 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.21%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.21%) C#
11 3 (2.21%) ES6
11 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.21%) SOQL
12 2 (1.47%) Java 8
12 2 (1.47%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) Degree
4 5 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.21%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.47%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 33 (24.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) HDFS
2 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (16.91%) Terraform
2 21 (15.44%) Grafana
2 21 (15.44%) Puppet
3 13 (9.56%) Prometheus
4 11 (8.09%) Kubernetes
5 10 (7.35%) Rancher
6 8 (5.88%) ZABBIX
7 7 (5.15%) Packer
8 6 (4.41%) Ansible
8 6 (4.41%) Graylog
9 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) Zend
2 6 (4.41%) Black Duck
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle
3 5 (3.68%) Splunk
4 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.21%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.74%) PayPal
7 1 (0.74%) Sage
7 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.74%) VMware
7 1 (0.74%) WorldPay