The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
England / Midlands
Rank 17 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.48% - 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.05% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year +6.87% -26.26%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 19 50 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 16.52% 24.75% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 21
Median daily rate £600 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the Midlands

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
1 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (90.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) REST
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Scala
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (70.00%) Django
3 7 (70.00%) CSS3
3 7 (70.00%) Play Framework
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (20.00%) LAMP

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Riak
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) GoCD
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) C# Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Architect
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Ajax
2 7 (70.00%) CSS3
2 7 (70.00%) Django
2 7 (70.00%) HTML5
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) Play Framework
2 7 (70.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CoreOS
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) Scala
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Go
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Control-M
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (20.00%) Mesos
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) rkt
1 2 (20.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) New Relic
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle