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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
North West / Merseyside
Rank 24 28 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 14 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.32% 3.86% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.21% 10.83% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
Median daily rate £388 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.62% +5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 66 120 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.37% 35.61% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 85 36
Median daily rate £375 £407 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.80% +11.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Liverpool +7 14 £388 +33.39% 2
MySQL
North West

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (76.47%) HTML
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
4 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
4 7 (41.18%) Microservices
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (41.18%) Spring Boot
4 7 (41.18%) API Design
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) Kanban
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) RESTful
4 7 (41.18%) Open Source
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Coaching
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps

MySQL
Top Related 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 4 (23.53%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Informix
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Principal Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) RESTful
2 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 7 (41.18%) Spring Boot
3 5 (29.41%) Symfony
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) Laravel
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) API Design
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Kanban
2 7 (41.18%) Microservices
2 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Coaching
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) OOD
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Python
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) IDERA
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat