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 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 85 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.88% 2.13% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.60% 9.79% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 58
Median daily rate £408 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £269 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 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 625 817 863
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.20% 21.78% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 517 553
Median daily rate £386 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Merseyside +13 34 £425 +32.81% 15
Manchester +10 28 £375 -6.25% 49
Cheshire +12 11 £425 -11.68% 23
Lancashire +3 3 £415 -4.04% 7
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 101 (54.89%) HTML
2 93 (50.54%) CSS
3 86 (46.74%) JavaScript
4 85 (46.20%) Git (software)
5 75 (40.76%) Java
5 75 (40.76%) PHP
6 70 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (33.15%) SQL
8 55 (29.89%) Oracle
8 55 (29.89%) Linux
9 50 (27.17%) Scrum
10 47 (25.54%) MongoDB
11 45 (24.46%) Microservices
12 41 (22.28%) Jenkins
13 40 (21.74%) Kanban
14 38 (20.65%) RESTful
14 38 (20.65%) Spring
15 36 (19.57%) TDD
16 35 (19.02%) MVC
16 35 (19.02%) Open Source
17 32 (17.39%) Oracle Database
17 32 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
18 30 (16.30%) Coaching
19 29 (15.76%) Greenfield Project
20 28 (15.22%) REST
21 27 (14.67%) BDD
22 26 (14.13%) SOAP
23 25 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
23 25 (13.59%) Ember.js
24 24 (13.04%) React

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 21 (11.41%) Drupal
2 13 (7.07%) Apache
3 8 (4.35%) WordPress
4 7 (3.80%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.72%) nginx
6 4 (2.17%) Confluence
7 3 (1.63%) IIS
7 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.09%) CMS
8 2 (1.09%) JBoss
8 2 (1.09%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.54%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (10.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (2.17%) GitHub
2 4 (2.17%) Slack
3 3 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.09%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Route 53
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.15%) HTTP
2 6 (3.26%) FTP
3 4 (2.17%) AMQP
3 4 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.17%) SSL
4 2 (1.09%) DNS
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) SAN
5 1 (0.54%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) SSH
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.54%) MongoDB
2 32 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 25 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (11.41%) NoSQL
4 21 (11.41%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.80%) Big Data
9 5 (2.72%) DB2
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.17%) MySQL Workbench
10 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.63%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.63%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 85 (46.20%) Git (software)
2 41 (22.28%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.50%) JIRA
4 12 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (5.98%) Eclipse
5 11 (5.98%) Subversion
6 10 (5.43%) Bitbucket
6 10 (5.43%) Hudson
7 9 (4.89%) JUnit
8 8 (4.35%) ERwin
8 8 (4.35%) SonarQube
9 6 (3.26%) IntelliJ
9 6 (3.26%) Mocha
10 5 (2.72%) gulp
10 5 (2.72%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.17%) Grunt
11 4 (2.17%) Mockito
11 4 (2.17%) MyEclipse
11 4 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (10.87%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Retail
3 2 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 139 (75.54%) Developer
2 44 (23.91%) PHP Developer
3 43 (23.37%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.87%) Drupal Developer
4 20 (10.87%) MySQL Developer
5 16 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.61%) Java Engineer
6 14 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (7.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 11 (5.98%) Magento Developer
8 11 (5.98%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (3.80%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Agile Developer
10 6 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (54.89%) HTML
2 93 (50.54%) CSS
3 38 (20.65%) RESTful
3 38 (20.65%) Spring
4 28 (15.22%) REST
5 26 (14.13%) SOAP
6 25 (13.59%) Ember.js
7 24 (13.04%) React
8 23 (12.50%) Spring Boot
9 22 (11.96%) J2EE
9 22 (11.96%) jQuery
10 20 (10.87%) Web Services
11 19 (10.33%) Laravel
11 19 (10.33%) Node.js
12 17 (9.24%) LAMP
13 13 (7.07%) XML
14 12 (6.52%) EJB
14 12 (6.52%) EJB 3.0
15 10 (5.43%) Hibernate
15 10 (5.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.43%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.72%) Clustering
5 4 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.17%) User Experience
6 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Wiki
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.89%) Linux
2 10 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (5.43%) Unix
3 6 (3.26%) Windows
4 5 (2.72%) Android
5 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.17%) Scrum
3 45 (24.46%) Microservices
4 40 (21.74%) Kanban
5 36 (19.57%) TDD
6 35 (19.02%) MVC
6 35 (19.02%) Open Source
7 32 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (16.30%) Coaching
9 27 (14.67%) BDD
10 24 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.70%) Front End Development
11 16 (8.70%) OO
12 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.61%) Data Modelling
13 14 (7.61%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.61%) OOP
14 13 (7.07%) DevOps
15 11 (5.98%) Configuration Management
16 10 (5.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (46.74%) JavaScript
2 75 (40.76%) Java
2 75 (40.76%) PHP
3 61 (33.15%) SQL
4 22 (11.96%) Python
5 9 (4.89%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.26%) PHP 5
6 6 (3.26%) Scala
6 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.72%) C#
7 5 (2.72%) ES6
7 5 (2.72%) Ruby
8 4 (2.17%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.17%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (2.17%) ECMAScript
8 4 (2.17%) Groovy
9 3 (1.63%) Perl
10 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.17%) OCPJP
2 2 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Docker
2 4 (2.17%) Xen
3 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Firmware
4 1 (0.54%) NFS
4 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) Puppet
2 5 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.17%) Rancher
4 2 (1.09%) Ansible
5 1 (0.54%) Kibana
5 1 (0.54%) logstash
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.54%) Plesk
5 1 (0.54%) SCCM
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Webmin
5 1 (0.54%) WSUS
5 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 55 (29.89%) Oracle
2 8 (4.35%) IBM
2 8 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.80%) Pega
3 7 (3.80%) VMware
4 6 (3.26%) Adobe
4 6 (3.26%) SAP
4 6 (3.26%) Vertica
4 6 (3.26%) Zend
5 5 (2.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.17%) Axway
7 2 (1.09%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) Tableau
7 2 (1.09%) Talend
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.54%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
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