Period
to 22 October 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 22 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 64 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 116 82 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.71% 2.89% 2.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.44% 12.35% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 73
Manchester median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £215
90th Percentile £575 £563 £450
North West median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £31.75
North West median hourly rate £13.75 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -54.17% -5.51% -12.41%

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 665 664 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.25% 23.36% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 454 547
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £241
90th Percentile £575 £575 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £18.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.73% -33.88% +48.05%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
% change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -13.39%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Cheadle - 3 £350 -
Stockport +4 2 £400 - 7
Altrincham +2 2 £400 +2.56% 8
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 49 (42.24%) Java
2 44 (37.93%) PHP
2 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
4 39 (33.62%) Oracle
5 32 (27.59%) Git (software)
6 31 (26.72%) DevOps
7 30 (25.86%) SQL
7 30 (25.86%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (25.00%) Spring
9 28 (24.14%) Node.js
10 26 (22.41%) Linux
11 25 (21.55%) Ansible
12 24 (20.69%) Python
13 23 (19.83%) Terraform
14 22 (18.97%) Docker
14 22 (18.97%) Relational Database
14 22 (18.97%) Scrum
15 21 (18.10%) CSS
15 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (17.24%) Test Automation
16 20 (17.24%) C#
16 20 (17.24%) HTML
16 20 (17.24%) .NET
16 20 (17.24%) TDD
17 19 (16.38%) Web Services
17 19 (16.38%) Elastic Stack
18 18 (15.52%) Java 8
19 17 (14.66%) Hibernate
19 17 (14.66%) BDD

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 9 (7.76%) Apache
2 8 (6.90%) Confluence
3 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.59%) WordPress
4 2 (1.72%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) Liferay
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Magento
2 2 (1.72%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) GitHub
3 2 (1.72%) Slack
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.86%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) SMS
2 4 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (1.72%) BGP
3 2 (1.72%) Converged Networks
3 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) IPFIX
3 2 (1.72%) Junos
3 2 (1.72%) MPLS
3 2 (1.72%) MRTG
3 2 (1.72%) NAS
3 2 (1.72%) OSPF
3 2 (1.72%) SNMP
3 2 (1.72%) TACACS
3 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) VPN
3 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) AMQP
4 1 (0.86%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) MQTT
4 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.86%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (18.97%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
4 12 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 12 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.31%) Ingres
6 5 (4.31%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.59%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.72%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.72%) DB2
9 2 (1.72%) SQLite
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.86%) MS Access
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.79%) Selenium
3 15 (12.93%) JUnit
4 13 (11.21%) Gatling
4 13 (11.21%) Gradle
4 13 (11.21%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.21%) JIRA
4 13 (11.21%) Maven
4 13 (11.21%) Spock
5 4 (3.45%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.59%) Hudson
6 3 (2.59%) Subversion
6 3 (2.59%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.72%) GitLab
7 2 (1.72%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.72%) RSpec
8 1 (0.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.86%) gulp
General
1 15 (12.93%) Retail
2 5 (4.31%) Billing
3 4 (3.45%) Back Office
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Finance
5 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (55.17%) Developer
2 15 (12.93%) Java Engineer
3 14 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) PHP Developer
5 12 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.31%) Python Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Django Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Python/Django Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
12 3 (2.59%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.00%) Spring
2 28 (24.14%) Node.js
3 21 (18.10%) CSS
4 20 (17.24%) .NET
4 20 (17.24%) HTML
5 19 (16.38%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (16.38%) Web Services
6 17 (14.66%) Hibernate
7 15 (12.93%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.93%) jQuery
8 14 (12.07%) JSON
9 13 (11.21%) RESTful
9 13 (11.21%) XML
10 12 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (9.48%) HTML5
12 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
12 9 (7.76%) XSLT
13 7 (6.03%) LAMP
13 7 (6.03%) React
13 7 (6.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.86%) Fintech
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.41%) Linux
2 9 (7.76%) Unix
3 8 (6.90%) CentOS
4 6 (5.17%) Windows
5 5 (4.31%) Android
5 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.59%) Debian
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.72%) DevOps
3 22 (18.97%) Scrum
4 20 (17.24%) TDD
4 20 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 17 (14.66%) BDD
6 13 (11.21%) MVC
7 12 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.62%) OOP
10 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.90%) Open Source
11 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.17%) Kanban
12 6 (5.17%) OO
12 6 (5.17%) Web Application Development
13 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.31%) Microservices
13 5 (4.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.24%) Java
2 44 (37.93%) PHP
3 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
4 30 (25.86%) SQL
5 24 (20.69%) Python
6 20 (17.24%) C#
7 18 (15.52%) Java 8
8 10 (8.62%) Perl
9 6 (5.17%) PHP 5
9 6 (5.17%) PHP 7
9 6 (5.17%) Ruby
10 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.72%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.86%) Groovy
14 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) Docker
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.72%) KVM
4 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (21.55%) Ansible
2 23 (19.83%) Terraform
3 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.48%) Puppet
4 3 (2.59%) Grafana
5 2 (1.72%) Cacti
5 2 (1.72%) collectd
5 2 (1.72%) Graphite
5 2 (1.72%) Icinga
5 2 (1.72%) Kibana
5 2 (1.72%) logstash
5 2 (1.72%) Nagios
5 2 (1.72%) Netcool
5 2 (1.72%) Observium
5 2 (1.72%) OpenNMS
5 2 (1.72%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.72%) Salt
5 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.72%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (33.62%) Oracle
2 9 (7.76%) Zend
3 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco
4 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.17%) VMware
5 4 (3.45%) Apiary
6 3 (2.59%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.72%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.72%) HP
7 2 (1.72%) Huawei
7 2 (1.72%) Juniper
7 2 (1.72%) Splunk
7 2 (1.72%) Veeam
8 1 (0.86%) Tableau
8 1 (0.86%) WooCommerce