The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 27 June 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 / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 106 50
Rank change year-on-year +63 -56  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 15 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.64% 1.47% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.48% 7.12% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 20
Median daily rate £475 £313 £633
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -50.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £350 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

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 North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 91 337 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 15.99% 20.67% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 208 149
Median daily rate £450 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 33 3
Median hourly rate - £30.58 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +65.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the North East

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the North East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the North East

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the North East

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Tyne and Wear +62 11 £475 +50.79% 10
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North East region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) HTML5
2 20 (74.07%) CSS3
3 19 (70.37%) REST
4 18 (66.67%) JSON
4 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (62.96%) MongoDB
5 17 (62.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (62.96%) NoSQL
6 16 (59.26%) Django
6 16 (59.26%) Scala
6 16 (59.26%) Ruby
7 14 (51.85%) TDD
8 13 (48.15%) Oracle
9 12 (44.44%) Linux
9 12 (44.44%) Ajax
9 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (44.44%) Scrum
10 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
10 11 (40.74%) SOAP
10 11 (40.74%) Web Services
10 11 (40.74%) Kanban
11 10 (37.04%) Selenium
11 10 (37.04%) Puppet
11 10 (37.04%) Spring
12 9 (33.33%) Python
12 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (62.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (62.96%) MongoDB
2 17 (62.96%) NoSQL
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Grunt
3 3 (11.11%) gulp
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Technical Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Digital Architect
5 6 (22.22%) Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Database Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Database Technical Architect
9 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) CSS3
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) HTML5
3 19 (70.37%) REST
4 18 (66.67%) JSON
5 16 (59.26%) Django
6 12 (44.44%) Ajax
7 11 (40.74%) SOAP
7 11 (40.74%) Web Services
8 10 (37.04%) Spring
9 9 (33.33%) Play Framework
10 7 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (14.81%) RESTful
13 3 (11.11%) jQuery
13 3 (11.11%) Sass
14 2 (7.41%) XML
15 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Linked Data
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
3 11 (40.74%) Kanban
4 8 (29.63%) Open Source
5 6 (22.22%) Prototyping
5 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Line Management
6 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) OWASP
8 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (11.11%) Network Management
8 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Ruby
1 16 (59.26%) Scala
2 9 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) PHP
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
1 9 (33.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore