Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 60 83
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 +19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 198 181 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.20% 3.17% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.49% 13.94% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 137 121
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £241 £275 £224
90th Percentile £558 £543 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +6.01% +6.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -36.17% -
10th Percentile £22.00 £30.00 £39.80
90th Percentile £57.00 £30.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £27.16 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -36.09% +25.00% +51.11%

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 1,278 1,298 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.64% 22.72% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 801 1,057
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 54
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.63 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.92% +5.71% -7.35%
10th Percentile £12.53 £14.64 £15.73
90th Percentile £54.85 £50.50 £58.84
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year +7.50% +0.40% +19.52%

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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 +16 122 £395 +5.33% 114
Cheshire -8 39 £325 -21.21% 36
Lancashire 0 22 £438 -18.22% 21
Merseyside -13 8 £380 -5.00% 18
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 114 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 81 (40.91%) Git (software)
3 79 (39.90%) Java
4 74 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (36.36%) CSS
6 64 (32.32%) HTML
7 61 (30.81%) PHP
8 58 (29.29%) SQL
9 53 (26.77%) Scrum
10 52 (26.26%) Web Services
11 49 (24.75%) PostgreSQL
12 48 (24.24%) Linux
13 46 (23.23%) Spring
14 45 (22.73%) Oracle
15 38 (19.19%) TDD
16 37 (18.69%) AngularJS
17 36 (18.18%) MongoDB
17 36 (18.18%) JIRA
18 34 (17.17%) SQL Server
18 34 (17.17%) NoSQL
19 32 (16.16%) Python
19 32 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (15.66%) JSON
21 29 (14.65%) jQuery
21 29 (14.65%) Relational Database
22 26 (13.13%) Jenkins
22 26 (13.13%) Confluence
22 26 (13.13%) Node.js
22 26 (13.13%) Ajax
23 25 (12.63%) Amazon AWS

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 26 (13.13%) Confluence
2 12 (6.06%) Apache
2 12 (6.06%) CMS
3 11 (5.56%) WordPress
4 9 (4.55%) Drupal
5 6 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.53%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.01%) JBoss
9 2 (1.01%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.01%) WildFly
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.51%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.01%) HipChat
2 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.51%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.55%) GitHub
3 8 (4.04%) Slack
4 7 (3.54%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.02%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.01%) PaaS
7 2 (1.01%) Route 53
7 2 (1.01%) Trello
7 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.51%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.51%) Heroku
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.53%) HTTP
1 5 (2.53%) SAN
2 3 (1.52%) AMQP
2 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.01%) BGP
3 2 (1.01%) Converged Networks
3 2 (1.01%) IPFIX
3 2 (1.01%) Junos
3 2 (1.01%) MPLS
3 2 (1.01%) MRTG
3 2 (1.01%) NAS
3 2 (1.01%) OSPF
3 2 (1.01%) SNMP
3 2 (1.01%) TACACS
3 2 (1.01%) VPN
3 2 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) ATM
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.75%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 34 (17.17%) NoSQL
3 34 (17.17%) SQL Server
4 29 (14.65%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.57%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.55%) Neo4j
8 8 (4.04%) Big Data
9 6 (3.03%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.02%) Blockchain
11 4 (2.02%) Redis
11 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.01%) Power BI
12 2 (1.01%) SQLite
13 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.51%) Riak
Development Applications
1 81 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 36 (18.18%) JIRA
3 26 (13.13%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.59%) JUnit
5 12 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 12 (6.06%) Grunt
6 10 (5.05%) Jasmine
6 10 (5.05%) Maven
7 8 (4.04%) Gradle
8 7 (3.54%) Subversion
9 6 (3.03%) gulp
9 6 (3.03%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.53%) GitLab
11 4 (2.02%) Arquillian
11 4 (2.02%) JBehave
11 4 (2.02%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.02%) Mockito
12 3 (1.52%) Mocha
12 3 (1.52%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (8.08%) Finance
2 5 (2.53%) Marketing
3 3 (1.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (64.65%) Developer
2 36 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 34 (17.17%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.60%) Analyst
5 15 (7.58%) Python Developer
6 12 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 12 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.04%) MySQL Developer
10 7 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (3.03%) Architect
11 6 (3.03%) Django Developer
11 6 (3.03%) Python/Django Developer
11 6 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
12 5 (2.53%) Java Engineer
12 5 (2.53%) Junior
12 5 (2.53%) Junior Developer
13 4 (2.02%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.36%) CSS
2 64 (32.32%) HTML
3 52 (26.26%) Web Services
4 46 (23.23%) Spring
5 37 (18.69%) AngularJS
6 31 (15.66%) JSON
7 29 (14.65%) jQuery
8 26 (13.13%) Ajax
8 26 (13.13%) Node.js
9 25 (12.63%) HTML5
10 24 (12.12%) RESTful
11 22 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 20 (10.10%) Django
12 20 (10.10%) REST
13 19 (9.60%) J2EE
13 19 (9.60%) XML
14 18 (9.09%) CSS3
14 18 (9.09%) React
15 17 (8.59%) .NET
16 15 (7.58%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.53%) Fintech
4 5 (2.53%) User Experience
5 4 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.24%) Linux
2 15 (7.58%) Android
3 14 (7.07%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.55%) Windows
5 7 (3.54%) Unix
6 5 (2.53%) CentOS
6 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.01%) Debian
7 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.77%) Scrum
3 38 (19.19%) TDD
4 32 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (12.63%) BDD
5 25 (12.63%) MVC
6 20 (10.10%) Kanban
6 20 (10.10%) Microservices
7 18 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 17 (8.59%) Data Modelling
8 17 (8.59%) DevOps
9 15 (7.58%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.07%) Android Development
10 14 (7.07%) Change Management
10 14 (7.07%) iOS Development
11 13 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (6.06%) Change Control
12 12 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.06%) Logical Data Model
12 12 (6.06%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 114 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 79 (39.90%) Java
3 61 (30.81%) PHP
4 58 (29.29%) SQL
5 32 (16.16%) Python
6 19 (9.60%) Java 8
7 16 (8.08%) C#
8 10 (5.05%) Ruby
9 7 (3.54%) Groovy
10 5 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.02%) PHP 7
11 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.52%) VB
13 2 (1.01%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.01%) C
13 2 (1.01%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.01%) Scala
13 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.54%) Degree
2 5 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) MCSA
3 1 (0.51%) MCSE
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.58%) Docker
2 4 (2.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.02%) etcd
2 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) KVM
3 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.54%) Puppet
2 7 (3.54%) Terraform
3 6 (3.03%) Ansible
4 5 (2.53%) Grafana
5 4 (2.02%) Consul
5 4 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.02%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.52%) FlexNet
7 2 (1.01%) collectd
7 2 (1.01%) Graphite
7 2 (1.01%) Icinga
7 2 (1.01%) Kibana
7 2 (1.01%) logstash
7 2 (1.01%) Netcool
7 2 (1.01%) Observium
7 2 (1.01%) Packer
7 2 (1.01%) Salt
7 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (22.73%) Oracle
2 12 (6.06%) Apiary
2 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.05%) Zend
4 8 (4.04%) Splunk
5 6 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.03%) Cisco
5 6 (3.03%) IBM
6 5 (2.53%) VMware
7 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.02%) Tableau
8 3 (1.52%) Adobe
8 3 (1.52%) HP
8 3 (1.52%) WooCommerce
9 2 (1.01%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.01%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.01%) Juniper
9 2 (1.01%) McAfee
9 2 (1.01%) Symantec