Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 57 79
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 +43
Contract jobs citing MySQL 189 183 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.21% 3.23% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.25% 14.07% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 158 133
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £310 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
North West median hourly rate £13.75 - £31.75
10th Percentile £11.63 - £28.23
90th Percentile £14.88 - £36.68
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £21.20
% change year-on-year -12.50% +88.68% -44.21%

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 1,239 1,301 1,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.06% 22.97% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 883 1,165
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £286 £263
90th Percentile £556 £622 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 44
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.59% +18.88% -10.63%
10th Percentile £10.13 £20.43 £14.38
90th Percentile £49.38 £53.00 £59.31
England median hourly rate £32.99 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.41% +10.71% +1.82%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -1 108 £400 +14.29% 133
Lancashire -7 34 £450 -0.83% 12
Cheshire -4 26 £394 -3.08% 21
Merseyside -24 13 £400 +6.67% 10
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 77 (40.74%) Java
2 65 (34.39%) PHP
3 64 (33.86%) JavaScript
3 64 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (33.86%) DevOps
4 60 (31.75%) SQL
5 56 (29.63%) Oracle
5 56 (29.63%) Linux
5 56 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
6 53 (28.04%) MongoDB
7 51 (26.98%) Terraform
8 48 (25.40%) Python
8 48 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
9 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
10 46 (24.34%) Docker
11 42 (22.22%) Spring
12 41 (21.69%) CSS
12 41 (21.69%) Jenkins
13 40 (21.16%) Ansible
13 40 (21.16%) HTML
14 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
15 36 (19.05%) Elastic Stack
15 36 (19.05%) Microservices
16 35 (18.52%) Relational Database
17 34 (17.99%) Web Services
18 33 (17.46%) TDD
18 33 (17.46%) Puppet
19 31 (16.40%) Node.js
20 30 (15.87%) Test Automation
20 30 (15.87%) C#

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 15 (7.94%) Apache
2 9 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.70%) Confluence
4 6 (3.17%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.17%) Mule
5 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.12%) WordPress
6 3 (1.59%) CMS
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.06%) nginx
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.53%) Liferay
8 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.53%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Magento
2 3 (1.59%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.53%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 56 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.70%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (8.99%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (8.99%) Amazon S3
3 17 (8.99%) Route 53
3 17 (8.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (3.17%) Apigee
6 5 (2.65%) GitHub
6 5 (2.65%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.12%) Slack
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Serverless
8 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) HTTP
2 7 (3.70%) SMS
3 3 (1.59%) AMQP
4 2 (1.06%) BGP
4 2 (1.06%) IPFIX
4 2 (1.06%) Junos
4 2 (1.06%) MPLS
4 2 (1.06%) MRTG
4 2 (1.06%) OSPF
4 2 (1.06%) SNMP
4 2 (1.06%) TACACS
4 2 (1.06%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.53%) MQTT
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.04%) MongoDB
2 48 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
4 35 (18.52%) Relational Database
5 19 (10.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (8.99%) RDBMS
7 13 (6.88%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.76%) MariaDB
9 8 (4.23%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.17%) Big Data
10 6 (3.17%) Ingres
10 6 (3.17%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.65%) Power BI
12 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.59%) Blockchain
13 3 (1.59%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.59%) SQLite
14 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.06%) Redis
14 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 41 (21.69%) Jenkins
3 25 (13.23%) Selenium
4 22 (11.64%) Maven
5 20 (10.58%) GitLab
6 19 (10.05%) SonarQube
7 18 (9.52%) JUnit
8 15 (7.94%) Gradle
9 13 (6.88%) Gatling
9 13 (6.88%) Spock
10 12 (6.35%) JIRA
11 8 (4.23%) JMeter
12 7 (3.70%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.70%) Mercurial
13 6 (3.17%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.17%) NeoLoad
13 6 (3.17%) SoapUI
13 6 (3.17%) Subversion
14 5 (2.65%) Artifactory
14 5 (2.65%) RStudio
General
1 19 (10.05%) Retail
2 8 (4.23%) Finance
3 7 (3.70%) Billing
4 6 (3.17%) Marketing
5 4 (2.12%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (50.26%) Developer
2 32 (16.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 20 (10.58%) PHP Developer
6 15 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (5.29%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.23%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.17%) Analyst
12 6 (3.17%) Applications Engineer
12 6 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (2.65%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (2.65%) Senior Java Engineer
14 4 (2.12%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.22%) Spring
2 41 (21.69%) CSS
3 40 (21.16%) HTML
4 36 (19.05%) Elastic Stack
5 34 (17.99%) Web Services
6 31 (16.40%) Node.js
7 29 (15.34%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.23%) .NET
9 24 (12.70%) Hibernate
10 23 (12.17%) RESTful
11 20 (10.58%) jQuery
12 19 (10.05%) JSON
12 19 (10.05%) XML
13 18 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (7.94%) HTML5
14 15 (7.94%) LAMP
15 14 (7.41%) React
16 13 (6.88%) Spring Boot
17 11 (5.82%) ActiveMQ
18 10 (5.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (2.12%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.12%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.06%) Fintech
4 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.53%) Social Media
5 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.63%) Linux
2 29 (15.34%) CentOS
3 21 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (8.47%) Unix
5 8 (4.23%) Windows
6 4 (2.12%) Debian
7 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.06%) Android
8 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (33.86%) DevOps
2 36 (19.05%) Microservices
3 33 (17.46%) TDD
4 30 (15.87%) Test Automation
5 28 (14.81%) BDD
5 28 (14.81%) Scrum
6 24 (12.70%) MVC
7 20 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (8.99%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 16 (8.47%) OOP
10 15 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.94%) OO
11 13 (6.88%) Configuration Management
11 13 (6.88%) Kanban
11 13 (6.88%) Migration
11 13 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (6.88%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.82%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (5.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.74%) Java
2 65 (34.39%) PHP
3 64 (33.86%) JavaScript
4 60 (31.75%) SQL
5 48 (25.40%) Python
6 30 (15.87%) C#
7 23 (12.17%) Java 8
8 16 (8.47%) Perl
9 8 (4.23%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.17%) PHP 5
10 6 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.65%) PHP 7
11 5 (2.65%) Ruby
11 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.59%) Groovy
12 3 (1.59%) R
12 3 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.06%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) Degree
4 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (24.34%) Docker
2 4 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.06%) etcd
3 2 (1.06%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (26.98%) Terraform
2 40 (21.16%) Ansible
3 33 (17.46%) Puppet
4 21 (11.11%) Grafana
4 21 (11.11%) Kubernetes
5 19 (10.05%) Prometheus
6 18 (9.52%) Packer
7 14 (7.41%) Rancher
8 13 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (4.23%) Kibana
9 8 (4.23%) logstash
10 2 (1.06%) collectd
10 2 (1.06%) Consul
10 2 (1.06%) Graphite
10 2 (1.06%) Graylog
10 2 (1.06%) Icinga
10 2 (1.06%) Netcool
10 2 (1.06%) Observium
10 2 (1.06%) Salt
10 2 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (29.63%) Oracle
2 15 (7.94%) Black Duck
3 11 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.82%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.82%) Zend
4 7 (3.70%) Google
4 7 (3.70%) Tableau
5 6 (3.17%) Cisco
6 5 (2.65%) VMware
7 3 (1.59%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.59%) Juniper
8 2 (1.06%) Adobe
8 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.06%) Huawei
8 2 (1.06%) SAP
8 2 (1.06%) Splunk
8 2 (1.06%) Veeam
9 1 (0.53%) OpenText
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.53%) Vertica