Period
to 15 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 15 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 > Manchester
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 61 106
Rank change year-on-year +11 +45 -30
Contract jobs citing MySQL 107 96 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.85% 3.05% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.69% 13.06% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 36
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £259
90th Percentile £563 £450 £581
North West median daily rate £364 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.00% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Manchester median hourly rate - £28.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.38% -
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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 682 735 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.51% 23.32% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 517 537
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £293 £266 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £17.20 £24.25 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.07% -5.83% +7.29%
10th Percentile £15.57 £14.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.49 £35.22 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £29.53 £37.75
% change year-on-year +45.64% -21.79% +20.22%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Manchester

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Manchester

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Manchester

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Manchester

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 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
Stockport -4 4 - - 7
Salford +4 2 £430 -4.44%
Cheadle - 2 £423 - 3
Altrincham - 2 £390 - 9
Bolton -3 1 £300 +33.33% 3
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 15 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 71 (66.36%) JavaScript
2 57 (53.27%) HTML
3 55 (51.40%) CSS
4 53 (49.53%) PHP
5 52 (48.60%) Git (software)
6 35 (32.71%) Linux
7 30 (28.04%) SQL
8 29 (27.10%) Java
9 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (24.30%) TDD
10 26 (24.30%) REST
11 24 (22.43%) Node.js
12 22 (20.56%) Mentoring
13 20 (18.69%) Microservices
13 20 (18.69%) BDD
13 20 (18.69%) HTML5
13 20 (18.69%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (17.76%) JIRA
14 19 (17.76%) Open Source
14 19 (17.76%) MongoDB
15 18 (16.82%) NoSQL
16 16 (14.95%) CSS3
16 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
16 16 (14.95%) MVC
17 15 (14.02%) Scrum
17 15 (14.02%) AngularJS
18 14 (13.08%) Sass
18 14 (13.08%) React
18 14 (13.08%) Magento
18 14 (13.08%) jQuery

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (12.15%) Confluence
1 13 (12.15%) Drupal
2 10 (9.35%) WordPress
3 9 (8.41%) Apache
4 8 (7.48%) CMS
4 8 (7.48%) nginx
4 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.67%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Magento
2 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Slack
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (3.74%) SaaS
3 4 (3.74%) Serverless
4 3 (2.80%) npm
5 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) SAN
2 4 (3.74%) SNMP
3 3 (2.80%) SSL
4 2 (1.87%) AMQP
4 2 (1.87%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) CTI
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) NAS
5 1 (0.93%) Skype
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (17.76%) MongoDB
3 18 (16.82%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.54%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.80%) Redis
8 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.93%) HBase
9 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (48.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.76%) JIRA
3 13 (12.15%) Cucumber
4 11 (10.28%) Grunt
4 11 (10.28%) gulp
5 10 (9.35%) Jasmine
5 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.74%) JUnit
6 4 (3.74%) Maven
7 3 (2.80%) Bower
7 3 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.80%) Mocha
7 3 (2.80%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.87%) Gradle
8 2 (1.87%) Mockito
8 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.87%) Spock
9 1 (0.93%) Subversion
9 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (8.41%) Retail
2 8 (7.48%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Finance
4 2 (1.87%) Games
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (80.37%) Developer
2 26 (24.30%) PHP Developer
3 20 (18.69%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Magento Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.61%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (5.61%) MySQL Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (53.27%) HTML
2 55 (51.40%) CSS
3 26 (24.30%) REST
4 24 (22.43%) Node.js
5 20 (18.69%) HTML5
6 16 (14.95%) CSS3
7 15 (14.02%) AngularJS
8 14 (13.08%) jQuery
8 14 (13.08%) React
8 14 (13.08%) Sass
9 12 (11.21%) SOAP
9 12 (11.21%) Web Services
10 10 (9.35%) J2EE
10 10 (9.35%) Laravel
10 10 (9.35%) RESTful
11 9 (8.41%) Ajax
11 9 (8.41%) Spring
12 7 (6.54%) LAMP
12 7 (6.54%) XML
13 6 (5.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.48%) User Experience
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.87%) iPad
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Signage
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.71%) Linux
2 12 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.67%) CentOS
3 5 (4.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.30%) TDD
3 22 (20.56%) Mentoring
4 20 (18.69%) BDD
4 20 (18.69%) Microservices
5 19 (17.76%) Open Source
6 16 (14.95%) MVC
6 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.02%) Scrum
8 13 (12.15%) Coaching
8 13 (12.15%) SDLC
8 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
9 12 (11.21%) DevOps
10 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.41%) SFIA
12 8 (7.48%) Front End Development
12 8 (7.48%) Kanban
13 6 (5.61%) SOA
13 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.36%) JavaScript
2 53 (49.53%) PHP
3 30 (28.04%) SQL
4 29 (27.10%) Java
5 8 (7.48%) C#
6 7 (6.54%) Python
6 7 (6.54%) Ruby
7 6 (5.61%) GraphQL
7 6 (5.61%) Groovy
8 3 (2.80%) Scala
9 2 (1.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Delphi
10 1 (0.93%) Erlang
10 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) Degree
1 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) Varnish
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Nagios
2 5 (4.67%) Cacti
2 5 (4.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 3 (2.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.61%) VMware
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) Splunk
3 5 (4.67%) Zend
4 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) IBM
6 2 (1.87%) NetApp
6 2 (1.87%) Pega
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) New Relic
7 1 (0.93%) Siebel
7 1 (0.93%) Talend