Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 137 112
Rank change year-on-year +45 -25 -27
Contract jobs citing MySQL 177 147 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.17% 1.49% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.59% 7.16% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 104 87
Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £204 £266 £213
90th Percentile £500 £546 £478
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.08% -12.86% +45.83%
10th Percentile £40.00 £14.50 £8.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £15.93 £34.40
England median hourly rate £40.00 £21.20 £37.75
% change year-on-year +88.68% -43.84% +51.00%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1527 2054 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.69% 20.85% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1261 1157
Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £220
90th Percentile £538 £550 £510
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 45
Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.51% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £18.15 £13.28 £12.60
90th Percentile £56.49 £33.90 £38.45
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Midlands +28 103 £369 -1.67% 42
East Midlands +27 74 £350 -12.50% 29
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 103 (58.19%) PHP
2 70 (39.55%) CSS
3 69 (38.98%) HTML
4 65 (36.72%) Linux
5 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (30.51%) JavaScript
7 50 (28.25%) RESTful
8 45 (25.42%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (24.29%) SQL
10 40 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (22.03%) MongoDB
12 36 (20.34%) Jenkins
12 36 (20.34%) SQL Server
13 34 (19.21%) TDD
14 33 (18.64%) Java
14 33 (18.64%) LAMP
14 33 (18.64%) Git (software)
15 32 (18.08%) NoSQL
15 32 (18.08%) Python
15 32 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (17.51%) Open Source
17 28 (15.82%) HTML5
17 28 (15.82%) Oracle
18 27 (15.25%) Apache Cassandra
18 27 (15.25%) CSS3
19 26 (14.69%) Windows
19 26 (14.69%) Web Services
19 26 (14.69%) Scrum
20 25 (14.12%) Ruby
20 25 (14.12%) Opscode Chef

MySQL
Co-occurring 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 19 (10.73%) Apache
1 19 (10.73%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (9.04%) JBoss
3 12 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.21%) Apache Spark
4 11 (6.21%) GlassFish
4 11 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (6.21%) WildFly
5 8 (4.52%) Drupal
5 8 (4.52%) IIS
6 6 (3.39%) WordPress
7 5 (2.82%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.82%) nginx
8 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.13%) CMS
9 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Magento
2 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.39%) G Suite
5 5 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.82%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.82%) GitHub
5 5 (2.82%) Route 53
5 5 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.69%) PaaS
7 2 (1.13%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) SSL
2 15 (8.47%) HTTP
2 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.39%) DNS
4 5 (2.82%) SAN
5 4 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.26%) Firewall
5 4 (2.26%) Internet
5 4 (2.26%) Network Security
6 3 (1.69%) SMTP
7 2 (1.13%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.13%) CTI
7 2 (1.13%) LDAP
8 1 (0.56%) DHCP
8 1 (0.56%) ICMP
8 1 (0.56%) IPv6
8 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.56%) SMS
8 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.42%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (22.03%) MongoDB
3 36 (20.34%) SQL Server
4 32 (18.08%) NoSQL
5 27 (15.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (6.78%) Big Data
7 11 (6.21%) Hadoop
8 9 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.69%) Redis
12 2 (1.13%) DB2
12 2 (1.13%) EDRMS
12 2 (1.13%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (20.34%) Jenkins
2 33 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.78%) Hudson
3 12 (6.78%) JUnit
4 11 (6.21%) JBehave
4 11 (6.21%) Subversion
4 11 (6.21%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.82%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.26%) Selenium
7 3 (1.69%) Capybara
7 3 (1.69%) RSpec
8 2 (1.13%) Grunt
8 2 (1.13%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.13%) JHipster
8 2 (1.13%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.56%) JMeter
9 1 (0.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) MyEclipse
General
1 13 (7.34%) Finance
2 7 (3.95%) Retail
3 6 (3.39%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Legal
4 3 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Advertising
5 2 (1.13%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (62.71%) Developer
2 54 (30.51%) PHP Developer
3 23 (12.99%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.60%) DBA
4 17 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.04%) MySQL DBA
6 15 (8.47%) Administrator
7 11 (6.21%) Digital Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Architect
8 9 (5.08%) Designer
8 9 (5.08%) WebOps Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Drupal Developer
9 8 (4.52%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.95%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (3.39%) Senior WebOps Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (39.55%) CSS
2 69 (38.98%) HTML
3 50 (28.25%) RESTful
4 33 (18.64%) LAMP
5 28 (15.82%) HTML5
6 27 (15.25%) CSS3
7 26 (14.69%) Web Services
8 23 (12.99%) .NET
9 22 (12.43%) jQuery
10 21 (11.86%) Laravel
11 16 (9.04%) Spring
11 16 (9.04%) Symfony
12 14 (7.91%) Ajax
13 13 (7.34%) Hibernate
13 13 (7.34%) JSON
13 13 (7.34%) Spring Boot
14 12 (6.78%) AngularJS
14 12 (6.78%) REST
14 12 (6.78%) SOAP
15 11 (6.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Clustering
1 15 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.65%) Replication
3 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.39%) User Experience
5 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.26%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.13%) iPad
7 2 (1.13%) SCADA
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Robotics
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.72%) Linux
2 26 (14.69%) Windows
3 17 (9.60%) Unix
4 15 (8.47%) Android
5 11 (6.21%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.13%) AIX
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.21%) TDD
3 32 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (17.51%) Open Source
5 26 (14.69%) Scrum
6 22 (12.43%) DevOps
7 20 (11.30%) Kanban
8 19 (10.73%) Configuration Management
9 18 (10.17%) OO
9 18 (10.17%) Unit Testing
9 18 (10.17%) Web Development
10 13 (7.34%) Functional Testing
11 12 (6.78%) Analytics
11 12 (6.78%) MVC
11 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.78%) Web Operations
12 11 (6.21%) DSDM
12 11 (6.21%) Personalization
12 11 (6.21%) Predictive Analytics
12 11 (6.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 103 (58.19%) PHP
2 54 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 43 (24.29%) SQL
4 33 (18.64%) Java
5 32 (18.08%) Python
6 25 (14.12%) Ruby
7 18 (10.17%) Scala
8 16 (9.04%) Bash Shell
9 13 (7.34%) C#
10 8 (4.52%) PHP 5
11 5 (2.82%) Perl
12 3 (1.69%) PHP 4
12 3 (1.69%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.56%) Go
14 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.52%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.13%) CCIE
6 2 (1.13%) CCIE Security
6 2 (1.13%) CCNA
6 2 (1.13%) CCNP
6 2 (1.13%) CEH
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.13%) CISM
6 2 (1.13%) CISSP
6 2 (1.13%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.13%) GCIA
6 2 (1.13%) GIAC
6 2 (1.13%) GSEC
6 2 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.56%) Docker
2 6 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.13%) Snort
5 2 (1.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (11.86%) Puppet
3 17 (9.60%) Ansible
4 14 (7.91%) Galera Cluster
5 12 (6.78%) Salt
6 8 (4.52%) Terraform
7 5 (2.82%) collectd
7 5 (2.82%) Kibana
7 5 (2.82%) logstash
7 5 (2.82%) StatsD
8 4 (2.26%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.69%) Mesos
10 2 (1.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.13%) SCCM
10 2 (1.13%) SCOM
10 2 (1.13%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.56%) FTK
Vendors
1 28 (15.82%) Oracle
2 14 (7.91%) Percona
3 11 (6.21%) Zend
4 10 (5.65%) Google
4 10 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.65%) Rackspace
5 6 (3.39%) VMware
6 5 (2.82%) Citrix
6 5 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.82%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.26%) Cisco
7 4 (2.26%) HP
8 3 (1.69%) Splunk
9 2 (1.13%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.13%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.13%) IBM
9 2 (1.13%) Lancope
9 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.13%) Siebel
9 2 (1.13%) Xamarin