The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 27 June 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 29 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.20% 2.68% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.72% 9.59% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 2
Median daily rate £308 £221 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.98% -17.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £171 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £319 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 71 73 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 26.39% 27.97% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 50
Median daily rate £304 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Leicestershire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Leicestershire

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Leicestershire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Leicester 0 3 £500 +25.00% 2
Market Harborough - 1 £400 -
MySQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
1 12 (70.59%) PHP
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) Ajax
2 9 (52.94%) Drupal
2 9 (52.94%) jQuery
2 9 (52.94%) OOP
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) Symfony
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
2 9 (52.94%) CSS3
3 8 (47.06%) RESTful
4 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
4 7 (41.18%) PHPUnit
4 7 (41.18%) Apache
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
4 7 (41.18%) LAMP
4 7 (41.18%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (17.65%) Scala
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile App

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 9 (52.94%) Drupal
2 7 (41.18%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) PHP Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (41.18%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 5 (29.41%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Scala Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Ajax
2 9 (52.94%) CSS3
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
2 9 (52.94%) jQuery
2 9 (52.94%) Symfony
3 8 (47.06%) RESTful
4 7 (41.18%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) Laravel
6 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) OOP
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
1 12 (70.59%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Scala
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Google
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter
1 1 (5.88%) Zend