Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 83 121
Rank change year-on-year +31 +38 -20
Contract jobs citing MySQL 183 159 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.24% 2.33% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.27% 9.29% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 126 87
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £263 £224 £254
90th Percentile £575 £450 £524
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
North West median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.41% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £21.20 £37.75
% change year-on-year +88.68% -43.84% +38.53%

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 1282 1712 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.69% 25.07% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 1133 1219
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £533
England median daily rate £458 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +66.67%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +11 90 £350 - 30
Merseyside +29 38 £375 +7.14% 1
Lancashire +28 23 £429 +31.92% 2
Cheshire +3 22 £480 +20.00% 13
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 99 (54.10%) JavaScript
2 89 (48.63%) PHP
2 89 (48.63%) Git (software)
3 80 (43.72%) HTML
4 75 (40.98%) CSS
5 62 (33.88%) Linux
6 55 (30.05%) SQL
7 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (29.51%) MongoDB
8 50 (27.32%) Java
9 47 (25.68%) Microservices
10 46 (25.14%) TDD
11 45 (24.59%) REST
12 44 (24.04%) Open Source
13 42 (22.95%) Test Automation
14 41 (22.40%) JIRA
14 41 (22.40%) Scrum
15 40 (21.86%) Software Engineering
16 39 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 39 (21.31%) MVC
16 39 (21.31%) NoSQL
17 38 (20.77%) Mentoring
18 37 (20.22%) Coaching
18 37 (20.22%) Node.js
18 37 (20.22%) Jenkins
18 37 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
19 32 (17.49%) BDD
20 30 (16.39%) Confluence
20 30 (16.39%) Slack
21 26 (14.21%) Kanban

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 30 (16.39%) Confluence
2 16 (8.74%) Drupal
3 14 (7.65%) nginx
3 14 (7.65%) WordPress
4 9 (4.92%) Apache
4 9 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.73%) CMS
6 3 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.64%) IIS
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.09%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (12.57%) Magento
2 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.39%) Slack
2 15 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.73%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.19%) GitHub
4 4 (2.19%) SaaS
4 4 (2.19%) Serverless
5 3 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.64%) Route 53
5 3 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) HTTP
2 5 (2.73%) SAN
3 4 (2.19%) SNMP
4 3 (1.64%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.64%) WinSCP
5 2 (1.09%) AMQP
5 2 (1.09%) DNS
6 1 (0.55%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.55%) CTI
6 1 (0.55%) DHCP
6 1 (0.55%) Firewall
6 1 (0.55%) FTP
6 1 (0.55%) Intranet
6 1 (0.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.55%) Skype
6 1 (0.55%) SMTP
6 1 (0.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.51%) MongoDB
2 39 (21.31%) NoSQL
3 37 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (8.74%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.83%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.19%) Redis
9 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.09%) DB2
9 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.55%) Big Data
10 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.55%) HBase
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 89 (48.63%) Git (software)
2 41 (22.40%) JIRA
3 37 (20.22%) Jenkins
4 24 (13.11%) Cucumber
5 17 (9.29%) JUnit
6 16 (8.74%) Jasmine
7 14 (7.65%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.83%) gulp
9 5 (2.73%) Grunt
9 5 (2.73%) Mocha
9 5 (2.73%) Subversion
10 3 (1.64%) Ant
10 3 (1.64%) ERwin
10 3 (1.64%) JMeter
10 3 (1.64%) Maven
10 3 (1.64%) Mockito
10 3 (1.64%) Selenium
10 3 (1.64%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (1.64%) WATIR
10 3 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (6.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Retail
3 7 (3.83%) Marketing
4 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (69.40%) Developer
2 53 (28.96%) PHP Developer
3 27 (14.75%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.29%) Magento Developer
4 17 (9.29%) Software Engineer
5 16 (8.74%) MySQL Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Java Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Drupal Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (6.01%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (4.37%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Senior DevOps
11 8 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Symfony Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (43.72%) HTML
2 75 (40.98%) CSS
3 45 (24.59%) REST
4 37 (20.22%) Node.js
5 25 (13.66%) Laravel
6 17 (9.29%) jQuery
6 17 (9.29%) React
7 16 (8.74%) Spring
8 15 (8.20%) Symfony
9 14 (7.65%) RESTful
10 13 (7.10%) HTML5
10 13 (7.10%) SOAP
11 12 (6.56%) CSS3
12 11 (6.01%) Hibernate
12 11 (6.01%) J2EE
13 10 (5.46%) LEMP Stack
14 9 (4.92%) LAMP
15 8 (4.37%) .NET
15 8 (4.37%) Sass
16 6 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.57%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) Clustering
3 5 (2.73%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.73%) iPad
4 4 (2.19%) User Experience
5 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (33.88%) Linux
2 39 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.83%) CentOS
3 7 (3.83%) Unix
3 7 (3.83%) Windows
4 4 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.55%) SUSE
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.68%) Microservices
3 46 (25.14%) TDD
4 44 (24.04%) Open Source
5 42 (22.95%) Test Automation
6 41 (22.40%) Scrum
7 40 (21.86%) Software Engineering
8 39 (21.31%) MVC
9 38 (20.77%) Mentoring
10 37 (20.22%) Coaching
11 32 (17.49%) BDD
12 26 (14.21%) Kanban
13 19 (10.38%) DevOps
13 19 (10.38%) SDLC
13 19 (10.38%) SFIA
14 18 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (8.20%) User Stories
16 13 (7.10%) OOP
17 11 (6.01%) E-Commerce
18 10 (5.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 99 (54.10%) JavaScript
2 89 (48.63%) PHP
3 55 (30.05%) SQL
4 50 (27.32%) Java
5 17 (9.29%) Python
6 10 (5.46%) C#
7 8 (4.37%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.37%) PHP 5
7 8 (4.37%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.73%) Ruby
9 4 (2.19%) ES6
9 4 (2.19%) VB
10 3 (1.64%) ECMAScript
10 3 (1.64%) Groovy
10 3 (1.64%) VBA
11 2 (1.09%) GraphQL
11 2 (1.09%) Perl
11 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.64%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.01%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.65%) Docker
2 8 (4.37%) Xen
3 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.09%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.55%) Firmware
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) iptables
5 1 (0.55%) NFS
5 1 (0.55%) Varnish
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) Puppet
2 12 (6.56%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.37%) Nagios
3 8 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.37%) Rancher
4 6 (3.28%) Terraform
5 5 (2.73%) Cacti
6 3 (1.64%) Grafana
6 3 (1.64%) Packer
6 3 (1.64%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.55%) Ansible
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.55%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (9.84%) Red Hat
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle
3 11 (6.01%) Zend
4 9 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.92%) Pega
5 8 (4.37%) VMware
6 5 (2.73%) Splunk
7 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.64%) Black Duck
8 3 (1.64%) IBM
8 3 (1.64%) NetApp
9 2 (1.09%) HP
9 2 (1.09%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.09%) SAP
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix
10 1 (0.55%) Lotus
10 1 (0.55%) New Relic
10 1 (0.55%) Siebel
10 1 (0.55%) Talend