Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 72 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +30
Contract jobs citing MySQL 136 181 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.56% 2.97% 3.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.10% 14.09% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 127 143
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £300
90th Percentile £549 £580 £575
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00% +5.26%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.08 £42.50
% change year-on-year +34.19% -38.63% +94.51%

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 1,225 1,285 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.09% 21.11% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 888 825
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £269
90th Percentile £594 £575 £531
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 20
North West median hourly rate £40.37 £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.34% -15.15% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.61 £9.98 £13.44
90th Percentile £63.88 £54.55 £46.90
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +2 93 £400 +1.27% 131
Lancashire -3 19 £413 -3.93% 16
Cheshire +1 13 £275 -25.42% 33
Merseyside -10 6 £473 +18.13% 20
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 51 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 46 (33.82%) PHP
3 34 (25.00%) SQL
3 34 (25.00%) Java
4 33 (24.26%) Git (software)
4 33 (24.26%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (23.53%) Linux
6 30 (22.06%) DevOps
7 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (19.85%) MongoDB
7 27 (19.85%) Node.js
8 26 (19.12%) HTML
9 25 (18.38%) CSS
10 23 (16.91%) NoSQL
10 23 (16.91%) Microservices
11 22 (16.18%) Jenkins
12 21 (15.44%) Docker
12 21 (15.44%) Laravel
13 20 (14.71%) Spring
13 20 (14.71%) Relational Database
14 19 (13.97%) SQL Server
14 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
14 19 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (12.50%) MVC
16 16 (11.76%) TDD
16 16 (11.76%) Oracle
16 16 (11.76%) OOP
16 16 (11.76%) Open Source
16 16 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (11.03%) Puppet

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 3 (2.21%) Apache
1 3 (2.21%) Camunda
1 3 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (2.21%) CMS
1 3 (2.21%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.47%) WordPress
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) Appian
3 1 (0.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.74%) JBoss
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Resin
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.26%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (5.88%) Serverless
5 7 (5.15%) GitHub
5 7 (5.15%) Kong
6 6 (4.41%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.41%) Office 365
7 5 (3.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.21%) Route 53
9 2 (1.47%) SaaS
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon Neptune
10 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.74%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) HTTP
2 8 (5.88%) DHCP
2 8 (5.88%) DNS
2 8 (5.88%) SSL
2 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.15%) FTP
3 7 (5.15%) IPsec
4 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.85%) MongoDB
2 23 (16.91%) NoSQL
3 20 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 19 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (13.97%) SQL Server
5 12 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.94%) Big Data
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.21%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.21%) Redis
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.47%) RethinkDB
10 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.74%) Power BI
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (24.26%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.18%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.03%) SonarQube
4 13 (9.56%) GitLab
5 10 (7.35%) Maven
6 9 (6.62%) gulp
7 7 (5.15%) Artifactory
7 7 (5.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.41%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.94%) JIRA
9 4 (2.94%) Selenium
10 3 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.47%) Ant
11 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.47%) Mockito
11 2 (1.47%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.47%) Subversion
11 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.74%) Grunt
12 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 12 (8.82%) Public Sector
2 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 6 (4.41%) Finance
4 5 (3.68%) Games
5 3 (2.21%) Automotive
6 2 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (71.32%) Developer
2 28 (20.59%) PHP Developer
3 19 (13.97%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.88%) Magento Developer
5 8 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Administrator
7 6 (4.41%) Backend Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (4.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.68%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Architect
9 4 (2.94%) ETL Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.85%) Node.js
2 26 (19.12%) HTML
3 25 (18.38%) CSS
4 21 (15.44%) Laravel
5 20 (14.71%) Spring
6 14 (10.29%) AngularJS
6 14 (10.29%) Hibernate
7 13 (9.56%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (9.56%) RESTful
7 13 (9.56%) XML
8 12 (8.82%) .NET
8 12 (8.82%) jQuery
8 12 (8.82%) React
9 11 (8.09%) Web Services
10 10 (7.35%) Spring Boot
11 9 (6.62%) Express
12 8 (5.88%) JSON
13 7 (5.15%) Apache CXF
13 7 (5.15%) JAX-RS
13 7 (5.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) Robotics
4 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.21%) User Experience
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.47%) EPoS
5 2 (1.47%) Life Science
6 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) Ubuntu
3 6 (4.41%) Debian
3 6 (4.41%) Windows
4 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.94%) CentOS
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Unix
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) DevOps
2 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.91%) Microservices
4 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
5 17 (12.50%) MVC
6 16 (11.76%) OOP
6 16 (11.76%) Open Source
6 16 (11.76%) TDD
7 15 (11.03%) OO
8 13 (9.56%) Front End Development
9 12 (8.82%) Migration
9 12 (8.82%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.35%) ETL
12 8 (5.88%) BDD
12 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.88%) Operational Stability
12 8 (5.88%) Scrum
12 8 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 46 (33.82%) PHP
3 34 (25.00%) Java
3 34 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (10.29%) Python
5 9 (6.62%) C#
6 7 (5.15%) PHP 7
7 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.68%) Ruby
9 3 (2.21%) Java 8
9 3 (2.21%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.74%) Go
11 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) Degree
3 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) CCIE
4 1 (0.74%) CCNP
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.74%) GDPR
1 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.74%) QA
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.44%) Docker
2 5 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) Puppet
2 12 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.35%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.41%) Ansible
4 6 (4.41%) Grafana
4 6 (4.41%) Prometheus
5 5 (3.68%) Terraform
6 3 (2.21%) Packer
6 3 (2.21%) Rancher
7 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Oracle
2 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.88%) Zend
4 6 (4.41%) Tableau
5 4 (2.94%) Cognos
6 3 (2.21%) Black Duck
6 3 (2.21%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.47%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (1.47%) Google
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco
8 1 (0.74%) F5
8 1 (0.74%) Symantec
8 1 (0.74%) Talend
8 1 (0.74%) Vertica