Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 January 2018 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 West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 69 156
Rank change year-on-year +19 +87 -56
Contract jobs citing MySQL 188 166 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.49% 2.75% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.99% 11.07% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 131 66
North West median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £259 £235 £263
90th Percentile £516 £450 £544
England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
North West median hourly rate - £28.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.38% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +112.12% -56.58% +26.67%

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 North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,254 1,500 1,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.29% 24.85% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1,036 1,186
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £250
90th Percentile £625 £556 £526
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 46
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.61% -24.50% +16.15%
10th Percentile £14.20 £13.93 £16.25
90th Percentile £64.36 £44.00 £66.38
England median hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.82% -8.33% +9.09%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the North West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the North West

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Manchester +3 108 £350 - 122
Lancashire +30 28 £425 +33.33% 9
Merseyside +16 18 £388 -8.82% 28
Cheshire -18 14 £420 +5.00% 62
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 97 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 92 (48.94%) Git (software)
3 87 (46.28%) PHP
4 81 (43.09%) HTML
5 79 (42.02%) CSS
6 65 (34.57%) Linux
7 60 (31.91%) SQL
8 56 (29.79%) Java
9 54 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (27.66%) TDD
11 48 (25.53%) MongoDB
12 47 (25.00%) REST
13 43 (22.87%) JIRA
13 43 (22.87%) Node.js
14 42 (22.34%) Scrum
15 41 (21.81%) Open Source
16 39 (20.74%) Mentoring
16 39 (20.74%) PostgreSQL
17 38 (20.21%) NoSQL
18 37 (19.68%) BDD
19 36 (19.15%) Microservices
20 35 (18.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 34 (18.09%) Test Automation
22 31 (16.49%) Software Engineering
23 30 (15.96%) MVC
24 29 (15.43%) Coaching
25 28 (14.89%) Jenkins
25 28 (14.89%) Cucumber
26 27 (14.36%) Confluence
26 27 (14.36%) Slack

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 27 (14.36%) Confluence
2 15 (7.98%) WordPress
3 13 (6.91%) Drupal
4 12 (6.38%) Apache
5 11 (5.85%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.79%) CMS
6 9 (4.79%) nginx
7 6 (3.19%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.13%) IIS
9 2 (1.06%) JBoss
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (10.64%) Magento
2 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.36%) Slack
2 17 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.72%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.19%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (3.19%) Route 53
4 6 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.13%) SaaS
5 4 (2.13%) Serverless
6 3 (1.60%) npm
7 2 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.06%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.66%) SAN
2 4 (2.13%) SNMP
3 3 (1.60%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.60%) SSL
3 3 (1.60%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.06%) AMQP
5 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.53%) CTI
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.53%) Skype
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.53%) MongoDB
2 39 (20.74%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (20.21%) NoSQL
4 23 (12.23%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.72%) MariaDB
8 6 (3.19%) Redis
9 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.06%) DB2
11 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 92 (48.94%) Git (software)
2 43 (22.87%) JIRA
3 28 (14.89%) Cucumber
3 28 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 20 (10.64%) Jasmine
5 16 (8.51%) JUnit
6 14 (7.45%) gulp
7 12 (6.38%) Grunt
8 9 (4.79%) SonarQube
9 6 (3.19%) GitLab
10 5 (2.66%) Mocha
11 4 (2.13%) Subversion
12 3 (1.60%) JMeter
12 3 (1.60%) Maven
12 3 (1.60%) Mockito
12 3 (1.60%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.60%) Selenium
12 3 (1.60%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (1.60%) WATIR
12 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (8.51%) Marketing
2 14 (7.45%) Finance
3 13 (6.91%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (72.87%) Developer
2 46 (24.47%) PHP Developer
3 35 (18.62%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.51%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (7.98%) Software Engineer
6 14 (7.45%) Magento Developer
7 11 (5.85%) Java Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) MySQL Developer
9 9 (4.79%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.79%) React Developer
10 8 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.19%) JavaScript Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Node.js Developer
13 5 (2.66%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.09%) HTML
2 79 (42.02%) CSS
3 47 (25.00%) REST
4 43 (22.87%) Node.js
5 24 (12.77%) HTML5
6 22 (11.70%) jQuery
7 21 (11.17%) SOAP
8 20 (10.64%) CSS3
8 20 (10.64%) React
9 19 (10.11%) Web Services
10 18 (9.57%) AngularJS
11 17 (9.04%) Sass
12 15 (7.98%) RESTful
12 15 (7.98%) Spring
13 14 (7.45%) J2EE
13 14 (7.45%) LAMP
13 14 (7.45%) Laravel
14 11 (5.85%) Ajax
14 11 (5.85%) XML
15 8 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.32%) User Experience
3 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.66%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) Fintech
7 2 (1.06%) iPad
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.53%) FMCG
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (34.57%) Linux
2 35 (18.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.85%) CentOS
3 11 (5.85%) Windows
4 7 (3.72%) Unix
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.66%) TDD
3 42 (22.34%) Scrum
4 41 (21.81%) Open Source
5 39 (20.74%) Mentoring
6 37 (19.68%) BDD
7 36 (19.15%) Microservices
8 34 (18.09%) Test Automation
9 31 (16.49%) Software Engineering
10 30 (15.96%) MVC
11 29 (15.43%) Coaching
12 24 (12.77%) SDLC
13 22 (11.70%) SFIA
14 21 (11.17%) Kanban
15 19 (10.11%) DevOps
16 17 (9.04%) User Stories
17 16 (8.51%) E-Commerce
18 9 (4.79%) SOA
19 8 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
19 8 (4.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 97 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 87 (46.28%) PHP
3 60 (31.91%) SQL
4 56 (29.79%) Java
5 18 (9.57%) Python
6 15 (7.98%) Ruby
7 12 (6.38%) C#
8 7 (3.72%) GraphQL
8 7 (3.72%) Groovy
9 5 (2.66%) Perl
9 5 (2.66%) VB
10 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.13%) Scala
10 4 (2.13%) VBA
11 3 (1.60%) ES6
11 3 (1.60%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.06%) Korn
12 2 (1.06%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.13%) Degree
3 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.06%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.85%) Docker
2 5 (2.66%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) iptables
5 1 (0.53%) Varnish
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) Xen
5 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (8.51%) Puppet
2 9 (4.79%) Terraform
3 7 (3.72%) Nagios
4 6 (3.19%) Grafana
4 6 (3.19%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.19%) Packer
4 6 (3.19%) Prometheus
5 5 (2.66%) Cacti
5 5 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.60%) Ansible
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.53%) Rancher
8 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (10.11%) Oracle
2 18 (9.57%) Red Hat
3 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.26%) VMware
5 6 (3.19%) Black Duck
6 5 (2.66%) HP
6 5 (2.66%) Splunk
7 4 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.13%) Zend
8 3 (1.60%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) NetApp
8 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.06%) Compaq
9 2 (1.06%) Pega
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) New Relic
10 1 (0.53%) Siebel
10 1 (0.53%) Talend
10 1 (0.53%) Twitter