Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 62 102
Rank change year-on-year +7 +40 -6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 222 163 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.85% 2.97% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.63% 12.82% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 117 96
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% +11.74%
10th Percentile £235 £255 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £594
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
North West median hourly rate £53.75 £20.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.75% -57.45% -
10th Percentile £50.63 £17.50 £39.80
90th Percentile £57.88 £22.50 £47.33
England median hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -24.71% +25.00% +61.90%

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 1,259 1,271 1,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.81% 23.15% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 828 1,016
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £530 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 54
North West median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.18% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £66.80 £51.50 £63.70
England median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +15.04% +8.65% -13.33%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +13 128 £388 +10.71% 137
Cheshire -17 34 £310 -22.50% 34
Lancashire +18 31 £433 +8.13% 17
Merseyside +2 9 £413 -5.71% 13
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 117 (52.70%) JavaScript
2 111 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 94 (42.34%) CSS
4 91 (40.99%) PHP
5 88 (39.64%) HTML
6 72 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (31.08%) Java
8 63 (28.38%) SQL
8 63 (28.38%) Linux
9 62 (27.93%) Scrum
10 55 (24.77%) TDD
11 47 (21.17%) PostgreSQL
12 44 (19.82%) JIRA
13 42 (18.92%) Web Services
14 41 (18.47%) SQL Server
15 40 (18.02%) MongoDB
16 39 (17.57%) MVC
17 38 (17.12%) BDD
18 37 (16.67%) REST
18 37 (16.67%) AngularJS
19 36 (16.22%) NoSQL
20 35 (15.77%) Node.js
21 34 (15.32%) Python
22 33 (14.86%) Oracle
23 32 (14.41%) HTML5
24 30 (13.51%) jQuery
24 30 (13.51%) Ajax
25 29 (13.06%) Confluence
25 29 (13.06%) Jenkins
26 28 (12.61%) CSS3

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 29 (13.06%) Confluence
2 17 (7.66%) CMS
2 17 (7.66%) WordPress
3 16 (7.21%) Drupal
4 11 (4.95%) Apache
4 11 (4.95%) Joomla!
5 9 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.80%) JBoss
7 3 (1.35%) nginx
8 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.90%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.90%) WildFly
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) HipChat
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.41%) Magento
2 3 (1.35%) Shopify
3 1 (0.45%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.76%) Slack
3 11 (4.95%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (2.70%) Route 53
5 6 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.25%) GitHub
7 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.35%) npm
8 3 (1.35%) SaaS
9 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.90%) PaaS
10 1 (0.45%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.45%) Heroku
10 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) HTTP
2 2 (0.90%) SSL
2 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) NAS
3 1 (0.45%) SAN
3 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.17%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (18.47%) SQL Server
3 40 (18.02%) MongoDB
4 36 (16.22%) NoSQL
5 22 (9.91%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.60%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.15%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.15%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.70%) Big Data
9 6 (2.70%) Redis
10 3 (1.35%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.90%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.90%) Riak
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 111 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 44 (19.82%) JIRA
3 29 (13.06%) Jenkins
4 25 (11.26%) Jasmine
5 22 (9.91%) JUnit
6 19 (8.56%) Cucumber
7 18 (8.11%) Grunt
8 16 (7.21%) gulp
9 10 (4.50%) SonarQube
10 7 (3.15%) Maven
11 6 (2.70%) GitLab
11 6 (2.70%) Mocha
12 5 (2.25%) PHPUnit
12 5 (2.25%) Subversion
13 4 (1.80%) Arquillian
13 4 (1.80%) Gradle
13 4 (1.80%) JBehave
13 4 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.80%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.80%) Mockito
General
1 21 (9.46%) Finance
2 15 (6.76%) Marketing
3 8 (3.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.45%) Billing
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (71.17%) Developer
2 51 (22.97%) PHP Developer
3 37 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 16 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (7.21%) Software Engineer
5 13 (5.86%) Analyst
5 13 (5.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (4.95%) Java Engineer
6 11 (4.95%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (4.95%) Magento Developer
6 11 (4.95%) MySQL Developer
7 10 (4.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 10 (4.50%) Python Developer
8 8 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (3.15%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.15%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) React Developer
10 6 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (42.34%) CSS
2 88 (39.64%) HTML
3 42 (18.92%) Web Services
4 37 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 37 (16.67%) REST
5 35 (15.77%) Node.js
6 32 (14.41%) HTML5
7 30 (13.51%) Ajax
7 30 (13.51%) jQuery
8 28 (12.61%) CSS3
8 28 (12.61%) Spring
9 25 (11.26%) SOAP
10 23 (10.36%) Sass
11 22 (9.91%) React
12 20 (9.01%) JSON
13 19 (8.56%) Hibernate
13 19 (8.56%) J2EE
14 18 (8.11%) Laravel
14 18 (8.11%) RESTful
15 15 (6.76%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Mobile App
2 18 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.95%) User Experience
4 6 (2.70%) Fintech
5 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.38%) Linux
2 24 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (4.95%) Windows
4 10 (4.50%) Android
5 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.60%) CentOS
7 7 (3.15%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.80%) Unix
9 1 (0.45%) Fedora
9 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.93%) Scrum
3 55 (24.77%) TDD
4 39 (17.57%) MVC
5 38 (17.12%) BDD
6 28 (12.61%) Kanban
7 24 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 24 (10.81%) Microservices
7 24 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 22 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.46%) Open Source
10 19 (8.56%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.11%) DevOps
11 18 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 16 (7.21%) Coaching
12 16 (7.21%) SDLC
13 13 (5.86%) API Development
13 13 (5.86%) Data Modelling
13 13 (5.86%) SFIA
14 12 (5.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (52.70%) JavaScript
2 91 (40.99%) PHP
3 69 (31.08%) Java
4 63 (28.38%) SQL
5 34 (15.32%) Python
6 16 (7.21%) Java 8
7 15 (6.76%) Ruby
8 14 (6.31%) C#
9 8 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.15%) Groovy
11 6 (2.70%) Scala
12 5 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.25%) VB
12 5 (2.25%) VBA
13 4 (1.80%) Perl
14 3 (1.35%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.90%) ES6
15 2 (0.90%) Go
15 2 (0.90%) Korn
15 2 (0.90%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (3.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.45%) MCSA
3 1 (0.45%) MCSE
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (4.95%) Docker
2 5 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) LXC
6 1 (0.45%) Varnish
6 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (5.86%) Puppet
2 6 (2.70%) Grafana
2 6 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.70%) Packer
2 6 (2.70%) Prometheus
2 6 (2.70%) Terraform
3 5 (2.25%) Ansible
4 4 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.35%) FlexNet
6 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (14.86%) Oracle
2 19 (8.56%) Red Hat
3 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.60%) Apiary
5 6 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.70%) Black Duck
5 6 (2.70%) Zend
6 5 (2.25%) HP
7 4 (1.80%) IBM
7 4 (1.80%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.80%) Splunk
8 3 (1.35%) VMware
9 2 (0.90%) Adobe
9 2 (0.90%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.90%) Compaq
9 2 (0.90%) Infoblox
9 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.90%) Tealium
9 2 (0.90%) WooCommerce