Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 53 74
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 +80
Contract jobs citing MySQL 202 187 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.60% 3.50% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.72% 15.02% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 146 131
North West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £235
90th Percentile £575 £516 £450
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
North West median hourly rate £12.50 - £28.50
10th Percentile £11.25 - £19.55
90th Percentile £13.75 - £35.85
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +112.12% -56.29%

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 1,208 1,245 1,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.51% 23.28% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 887 1,039
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £269
90th Percentile £575 £625 £556
England median daily rate £483 £473 £430
% change year-on-year +2.17% +9.88% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 38
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £41.50 £28.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.19% +46.44% -24.93%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.20 £14.04
90th Percentile £47.67 £64.36 £44.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +13.27% -8.33%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -10 109 £400 +14.29% 116
Cheshire +25 38 £325 -22.62% 34
Lancashire -6 37 £450 +5.88% 19
Merseyside -9 14 £400 +3.23% 12
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 76 (37.62%) PHP
2 73 (36.14%) Linux
3 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (34.65%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (34.65%) DevOps
5 65 (32.18%) Oracle
6 62 (30.69%) Python
7 58 (28.71%) SQL
8 57 (28.22%) Java
8 57 (28.22%) JavaScript
9 55 (27.23%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (27.23%) Jenkins
10 54 (26.73%) Terraform
11 51 (25.25%) Docker
12 46 (22.77%) MongoDB
13 44 (21.78%) Ansible
14 40 (19.80%) SQL Server
15 39 (19.31%) Scrum
15 39 (19.31%) Microservices
16 35 (17.33%) Elastic Stack
16 35 (17.33%) Git (software)
17 34 (16.83%) Puppet
18 31 (15.35%) Spring
18 31 (15.35%) C#
19 30 (14.85%) Maven
19 30 (14.85%) Amazon EC2
20 29 (14.36%) Test Automation
20 29 (14.36%) CentOS
20 29 (14.36%) CSS
21 28 (13.86%) Web Services

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 17 (8.42%) Apache
2 7 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.97%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.97%) Mule
4 3 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.49%) Confluence
4 3 (1.49%) nginx
5 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.99%) WordPress
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.50%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.50%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 70 (34.65%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (14.85%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (10.89%) Amazon S3
4 18 (8.91%) Amazon ELB
4 18 (8.91%) Route 53
4 18 (8.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 16 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (3.96%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (2.97%) Apigee
8 4 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.98%) Office 365
9 3 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (1.49%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.99%) GitHub
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.50%) Serverless
11 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.40%) HTTP
2 7 (3.47%) SMS
3 3 (1.49%) Intranet
4 2 (0.99%) SAN
4 2 (0.99%) SSL
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.50%) IPsec
5 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.50%) SSH
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.23%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (22.77%) MongoDB
3 40 (19.80%) SQL Server
4 26 (12.87%) Relational Database
5 18 (8.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (8.42%) NoSQL
7 13 (6.44%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.95%) MariaDB
9 9 (4.46%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.97%) Ingres
11 5 (2.48%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.98%) Big Data
13 3 (1.49%) MS Access
13 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.49%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.49%) Power BI
13 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.99%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 55 (27.23%) Jenkins
2 35 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.85%) Maven
4 28 (13.86%) Selenium
5 24 (11.88%) SonarQube
6 22 (10.89%) GitLab
7 17 (8.42%) Gradle
8 16 (7.92%) Gatling
8 16 (7.92%) JUnit
8 16 (7.92%) Spock
9 8 (3.96%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.96%) JMeter
10 7 (3.47%) JIRA
10 7 (3.47%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.97%) NeoLoad
11 6 (2.97%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (2.48%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.98%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (9.90%) Retail
2 12 (5.94%) Finance
3 7 (3.47%) Billing
4 6 (2.97%) Marketing
5 4 (1.98%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Games
7 2 (0.99%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (49.50%) Developer
2 32 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (15.35%) PHP Developer
4 23 (11.39%) Java Engineer
5 21 (10.40%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (7.92%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Python Developer
8 13 (6.44%) AWS DevOps
8 13 (6.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.47%) Administrator
10 7 (3.47%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.47%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Backend Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) MySQL Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.33%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (15.35%) Spring
3 29 (14.36%) CSS
4 28 (13.86%) Web Services
5 27 (13.37%) HTML
6 26 (12.87%) Hibernate
7 24 (11.88%) .NET
8 22 (10.89%) Node.js
9 20 (9.90%) AngularJS
10 19 (9.41%) jQuery
10 19 (9.41%) JSON
10 19 (9.41%) LAMP
11 17 (8.42%) RESTful
12 15 (7.43%) Ajax
12 15 (7.43%) Django
12 15 (7.43%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (5.94%) XML
14 11 (5.45%) Kafka
14 11 (5.45%) React
15 10 (4.95%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.98%) N-Tier
2 4 (1.98%) Public Cloud
3 2 (0.99%) Clustering
3 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (0.99%) e-Learning
3 2 (0.99%) Fintech
3 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (0.99%) NHS
3 2 (0.99%) Replication
3 2 (0.99%) Tandem
4 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (36.14%) Linux
2 29 (14.36%) CentOS
3 21 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (9.90%) Unix
5 11 (5.45%) Windows
6 9 (4.46%) Android
6 9 (4.46%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.48%) Debian
8 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (34.65%) DevOps
3 39 (19.31%) Microservices
3 39 (19.31%) Scrum
4 29 (14.36%) Test Automation
5 27 (13.37%) TDD
6 26 (12.87%) BDD
7 24 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.39%) MVC
9 19 (9.41%) OOP
10 18 (8.91%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 17 (8.42%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.92%) Migration
12 16 (7.92%) OO
12 16 (7.92%) Open Source
13 14 (6.93%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.93%) ETL
14 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
15 12 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.62%) PHP
2 62 (30.69%) Python
3 58 (28.71%) SQL
4 57 (28.22%) Java
4 57 (28.22%) JavaScript
5 31 (15.35%) C#
6 22 (10.89%) Java 8
7 16 (7.92%) Perl
8 9 (4.46%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.97%) PHP 5
10 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.48%) PHP 7
12 4 (1.98%) R
12 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.99%) C++
14 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 51 (25.25%) Docker
2 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (26.73%) Terraform
2 44 (21.78%) Ansible
3 34 (16.83%) Puppet
4 23 (11.39%) Kubernetes
5 22 (10.89%) Packer
6 19 (9.41%) Grafana
7 18 (8.91%) Prometheus
8 17 (8.42%) Rancher
9 9 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.97%) Kibana
10 6 (2.97%) logstash
11 2 (0.99%) Hyperic
12 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.50%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.50%) Graylog
12 1 (0.50%) Nagios
12 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (32.18%) Oracle
2 15 (7.43%) Black Duck
3 13 (6.44%) Zend
4 11 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.95%) Google
5 10 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.98%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.98%) SAP
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe
7 3 (1.49%) Tableau
7 3 (1.49%) Tealium
7 3 (1.49%) VMware
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco
8 2 (0.99%) Citrix
8 2 (0.99%) HP
8 2 (0.99%) Juniper
8 2 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.99%) NetApp
8 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.99%) Symantec