Period
to 19 January 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 70 43
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27 +17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 95 77 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.30% 3.21% 4.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.90% 11.88% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 69 75
Leeds median daily rate £400 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +26.87%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £264
90th Percentile £639 £540 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £425
% change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 562 648 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.46% 27.01% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 442 495
Leeds median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +12.59%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £285
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Leeds median hourly rate - £22.00 £27.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.33% +70.44%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.19 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +8.65% +1.30%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (55.79%) Software Engineering
3 51 (53.68%) JavaScript
4 50 (52.63%) Java
4 50 (52.63%) TDD
5 48 (50.53%) Git (software)
6 46 (48.42%) MongoDB
6 46 (48.42%) Node.js
7 40 (42.11%) Microservices
8 39 (41.05%) Linux
9 38 (40.00%) NoSQL
10 37 (38.95%) BDD
10 37 (38.95%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (37.89%) SQL
12 35 (36.84%) REST
13 34 (35.79%) Jenkins
13 34 (35.79%) PHP
14 33 (34.74%) Test Automation
15 31 (32.63%) JIRA
16 30 (31.58%) Open Source
16 30 (31.58%) Cucumber
16 30 (31.58%) Slack
17 29 (30.53%) SFIA
17 29 (30.53%) Confluence
18 28 (29.47%) HTML
19 27 (28.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 24 (25.26%) Red Hat
20 24 (25.26%) Jasmine
21 23 (24.21%) Apache Cassandra
21 23 (24.21%) Oracle

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 29 (30.53%) Confluence
2 6 (6.32%) WordPress
3 3 (3.16%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) nginx
4 2 (2.11%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) Drupal
4 2 (2.11%) SAS
4 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.05%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Slack
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.16%) IaaS
3 3 (3.16%) Loggly
3 3 (3.16%) Serverless
3 3 (3.16%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) AMQP
1 2 (2.11%) BIG-IP
1 2 (2.11%) Firewall
1 2 (2.11%) SMS
1 2 (2.11%) SSH
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.42%) MongoDB
2 38 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 37 (38.95%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (24.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.26%) Redis
7 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.21%) Informix
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.16%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.11%) Big Data
9 2 (2.11%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.11%) HBase
9 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (50.53%) Git (software)
2 34 (35.79%) Jenkins
3 31 (32.63%) JIRA
4 30 (31.58%) Cucumber
5 24 (25.26%) Jasmine
6 22 (23.16%) JUnit
7 11 (11.58%) Maven
8 6 (6.32%) gulp
9 5 (5.26%) PHPUnit
9 5 (5.26%) Vagrant
10 4 (4.21%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.11%) Subversion
12 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.05%) Babel
12 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.05%) git-flow
12 1 (1.05%) Grunt
12 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (55.79%) Developer
2 28 (29.47%) Software Engineer
3 22 (23.16%) Java Developer
4 21 (22.11%) PHP Developer
5 16 (16.84%) Java Engineer
5 16 (16.84%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (10.53%) JavaScript Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
7 8 (8.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Magento Developer
8 5 (5.26%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 5 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.21%) DBA
9 4 (4.21%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (4.21%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (48.42%) Node.js
2 35 (36.84%) REST
3 28 (29.47%) HTML
4 23 (24.21%) CSS
5 19 (20.00%) Spring
6 17 (17.89%) Hibernate
7 11 (11.58%) React
8 10 (10.53%) Spring Boot
8 10 (10.53%) Web Services
9 9 (9.47%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.42%) HTML5
11 7 (7.37%) CSS3
12 6 (6.32%) JSON
12 6 (6.32%) Laravel
12 6 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (5.26%) jQuery
14 4 (4.21%) Kafka
15 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
15 3 (3.16%) LAMP
15 3 (3.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.11%) User Experience
3 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Linux
2 27 (28.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (55.79%) Software Engineering
3 50 (52.63%) TDD
4 40 (42.11%) Microservices
5 37 (38.95%) BDD
6 33 (34.74%) Test Automation
7 30 (31.58%) Open Source
8 29 (30.53%) SFIA
9 21 (22.11%) Kanban
9 21 (22.11%) Mentoring
10 20 (21.05%) Coaching
10 20 (21.05%) Scrum
11 16 (16.84%) DevOps
12 15 (15.79%) SDLC
13 14 (14.74%) Integration Testing
14 12 (12.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (9.47%) API Integration
15 9 (9.47%) MVC
16 8 (8.42%) OO
16 8 (8.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.68%) JavaScript
2 50 (52.63%) Java
3 36 (37.89%) SQL
4 34 (35.79%) PHP
5 9 (9.47%) Go
6 8 (8.42%) Python
7 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.26%) Ruby
9 4 (4.21%) C#
9 4 (4.21%) C++
9 4 (4.21%) PHP 5
9 4 (4.21%) PHP 7
10 3 (3.16%) Kotlin
10 3 (3.16%) Scala
11 2 (2.11%) Perl
12 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.11%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) Varnish
2 2 (2.11%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.21%) Rancher
2 4 (4.21%) Terraform
3 3 (3.16%) Nagios
3 3 (3.16%) Prometheus
3 3 (3.16%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.05%) Ansible
4 1 (1.05%) Grafana
4 1 (1.05%) Graylog
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Red Hat
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) Google
3 4 (4.21%) Splunk
4 3 (3.16%) New Relic
4 3 (3.16%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.11%) F5