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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
England / North West
Rank 45 76 94
Rank change year-on-year +31 +18  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 100 84 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.91% 2.20% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.00% 10.55% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 46 36
Median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £538 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year +6.87% -26.26%  

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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 625 796 801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.41% 20.85% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 502 464
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Manchester +27 45 £350 -3.44% 54
Cheshire +37 28 £400 -9.34% 15
Merseyside +1 14 £388 +33.62% 3
Lancashire +15 4 £450 +44.00% 10
Cumbria - 1 £350 -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 78 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 71 (41.52%) HTML
2 71 (41.52%) PHP
3 66 (38.60%) Java
3 66 (38.60%) CSS
4 59 (34.50%) SQL
5 49 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (28.07%) Git (software)
7 47 (27.49%) Linux
8 44 (25.73%) Oracle
9 34 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (19.30%) MongoDB
11 31 (18.13%) Web Services
12 30 (17.54%) Scrum
12 30 (17.54%) RESTful
13 27 (15.79%) REST
14 25 (14.62%) LAMP
15 24 (14.04%) NoSQL
16 23 (13.45%) Open Source
16 23 (13.45%) Front End Development
16 23 (13.45%) jQuery
16 23 (13.45%) Spring
17 22 (12.87%) TDD
17 22 (12.87%) Kanban
17 22 (12.87%) SQL Server
17 22 (12.87%) Apache
18 21 (12.28%) OO
18 21 (12.28%) SOAP
19 20 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (11.70%) Node.js

MySQL
Top Related 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 22 (12.87%) Apache
2 11 (6.43%) WordPress
3 10 (5.85%) Drupal
4 6 (3.51%) Confluence
5 5 (2.92%) IIS
6 3 (1.75%) nginx
6 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.17%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.17%) CMS
7 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.17%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.58%) JBoss
8 1 (0.58%) Jetty
8 1 (0.58%) Kentico
8 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.58%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.09%) SaaS
3 6 (3.51%) Slack
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.17%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Route 53
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.43%) HTTP
2 5 (2.92%) AMQP
3 4 (2.34%) FTP
3 4 (2.34%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.34%) SSL
4 3 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.17%) Firewall
5 2 (1.17%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) Network Security
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (19.30%) MongoDB
3 24 (14.04%) NoSQL
4 22 (12.87%) SQL Server
5 20 (11.70%) Oracle Database
6 14 (8.19%) Relational Database
7 13 (7.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (4.09%) Couchbase
8 7 (4.09%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.92%) Big Data
10 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.34%) DB2
11 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.75%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.75%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.75%) Riak
12 3 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.11%) JIRA
3 14 (8.19%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (7.02%) Eclipse
5 11 (6.43%) JUnit
6 10 (5.85%) Bitbucket
6 10 (5.85%) Hudson
7 9 (5.26%) Subversion
8 6 (3.51%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.92%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.92%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.34%) Mockito
10 4 (2.34%) MyEclipse
10 4 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.75%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.17%) Gradle
13 1 (0.58%) Grunt
13 1 (0.58%) PhpStorm
13 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (10.53%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Retail
3 4 (2.34%) Marketing
4 3 (1.75%) Games
5 2 (1.17%) Advertising
5 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (74.85%) Developer
2 46 (26.90%) PHP Developer
3 33 (19.30%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
5 16 (9.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 15 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Digital Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Drupal Developer
8 8 (4.68%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.68%) WordPress Developer
9 7 (4.09%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Senior Java Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Angular Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (41.52%) HTML
2 66 (38.60%) CSS
3 31 (18.13%) Web Services
4 30 (17.54%) RESTful
5 27 (15.79%) REST
6 25 (14.62%) LAMP
7 23 (13.45%) jQuery
7 23 (13.45%) Spring
8 21 (12.28%) SOAP
9 20 (11.70%) Node.js
10 18 (10.53%) XML
11 17 (9.94%) AngularJS
12 14 (8.19%) Laravel
13 12 (7.02%) EJB
13 12 (7.02%) EJB 3.0
13 12 (7.02%) J2EE
14 11 (6.43%) HTML5
14 11 (6.43%) Spring Boot
15 10 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (5.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.85%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.34%) User Experience
5 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.17%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.17%) Wiki
7 1 (0.58%) BYOD
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) SCADA
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.49%) Linux
2 16 (9.36%) Unix
3 13 (7.60%) Windows
4 8 (4.68%) Android
4 8 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.75%) Solaris
7 2 (1.17%) CentOS
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.54%) Scrum
3 23 (13.45%) Front End Development
3 23 (13.45%) Open Source
4 22 (12.87%) Kanban
4 22 (12.87%) TDD
5 21 (12.28%) OO
6 20 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (11.11%) Microservices
7 19 (11.11%) MVC
8 18 (10.53%) BDD
9 15 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 12 (7.02%) OOP
11 11 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (5.85%) API Design
12 10 (5.85%) Coaching
12 10 (5.85%) DevOps
13 9 (5.26%) Analytics
13 9 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 71 (41.52%) PHP
3 66 (38.60%) Java
4 59 (34.50%) SQL
5 19 (11.11%) Python
6 10 (5.85%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.09%) ActionScript
7 7 (4.09%) C#
8 6 (3.51%) Perl
8 6 (3.51%) Ruby
8 6 (3.51%) Scala
9 4 (2.34%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (2.34%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (2.34%) Groovy
10 3 (1.75%) Go
10 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.75%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.58%) MCSE
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) Varnish
4 1 (0.58%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) Snort
4 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (1.17%) Ansible
2 2 (1.17%) Kibana
2 2 (1.17%) logstash
3 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.58%) Plesk
3 1 (0.58%) TADDM
3 1 (0.58%) Terraform
3 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.58%) Webmin
Vendors
1 44 (25.73%) Oracle
2 13 (7.60%) Zend
3 11 (6.43%) VMware
4 10 (5.85%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.26%) Adobe
5 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.68%) IBM
7 5 (2.92%) SAP
8 4 (2.34%) Axway
8 4 (2.34%) Vertica
9 3 (1.75%) IDERA
10 2 (1.17%) Google
11 1 (0.58%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.58%) Citrix
11 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.58%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.58%) Splunk
11 1 (0.58%) Tableau
11 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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