Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 November 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 45 50
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 38 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.80% 1.67% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.89% 5.65% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 3
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +6.84%
10th Percentile £314 £312 £140
90th Percentile £446 £399 £334
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year - -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 Merseyside with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 123 177 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 25.26% 29.60% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 99 84
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £303 £291 £229
90th Percentile £488 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £22.50 -
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +66.67%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Merseyside

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Merseyside

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Merseyside

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Merseyside

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +23 31 £375 - 1
Southport +6 5 £363 +3.57%
MySQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 24 (63.16%) PHP
2 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 20 (52.63%) CSS
3 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) MVC
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 13 (34.21%) Scrum
7 12 (31.58%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
8 10 (26.32%) Open Source
9 9 (23.68%) REST
9 9 (23.68%) OOP
9 9 (23.68%) SOAP
9 9 (23.68%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (21.05%) Java
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 8 (21.05%) React
10 8 (21.05%) PHP 5
11 7 (18.42%) BDD
11 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
11 7 (18.42%) RESTful
11 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.42%) Microservices
11 7 (18.42%) Laravel
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle
11 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
11 7 (18.42%) Spring
12 6 (15.79%) NoSQL

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (13.16%) Drupal
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) GitHub
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) PuTTY
1 3 (7.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) Redis
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Ant
4 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.89%) ERwin
4 3 (7.89%) gulp
4 3 (7.89%) JMeter
4 3 (7.89%) Liquibase
4 3 (7.89%) Mocha
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) SonarQube
4 3 (7.89%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (7.89%) WATIR
4 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Magento Developer
4 4 (10.53%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 4 (10.53%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Symfony Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) CSS
1 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) REST
2 9 (23.68%) SOAP
3 8 (21.05%) React
4 7 (18.42%) Laravel
4 7 (18.42%) RESTful
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
5 5 (13.16%) Ember.js
6 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 4 (10.53%) J2EE
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) Symfony
7 3 (7.89%) Jest
7 3 (7.89%) Node.js
7 3 (7.89%) Redux
7 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
7 3 (7.89%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) Autofac
8 2 (5.26%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) MVC
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 10 (26.32%) Open Source
6 9 (23.68%) OOP
7 7 (18.42%) BDD
7 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
7 7 (18.42%) Microservices
8 5 (13.16%) Coaching
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Kanban
8 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
10 3 (7.89%) SOA
10 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) PHP
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) PHP 5
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) ECMAScript
4 3 (7.89%) ES6
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) OCPJP
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Zend