Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 64 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 +16
Contract jobs citing MySQL 188 176 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.14% 3.02% 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.55% 13.49% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 146 117
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £288 £225
90th Percentile £580 £575 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -5.51% -12.41%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -43.75% +23.08% -13.91%

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 1,292 1,305 1,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.58% 22.38% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 821 1,081
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £284 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 46
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.13 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +41.75% -21.59%
10th Percentile £10.63 £15.38 £14.43
90th Percentile £54.25 £45.80 £59.31
England median hourly rate £30.00 £29.81 £29.94
% change year-on-year +0.64% -0.43% +8.32%

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 September 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 19 September 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 +13 111 £400 +6.67% 123
Cheshire -2 36 £380 -6.46% 26
Lancashire +2 23 £450 -15.89% 18
Merseyside -23 9 £400 - 19
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 77 (40.96%) Java
3 69 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (35.11%) Git (software)
5 58 (30.85%) PHP
6 52 (27.66%) CSS
7 51 (27.13%) SQL
8 50 (26.60%) Oracle
9 49 (26.06%) Web Services
9 49 (26.06%) MongoDB
10 48 (25.53%) Linux
10 48 (25.53%) Spring
11 45 (23.94%) HTML
12 43 (22.87%) Scrum
13 42 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
13 42 (22.34%) DevOps
14 37 (19.68%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (19.68%) Python
15 34 (18.09%) SQL Server
16 33 (17.55%) Jenkins
17 32 (17.02%) Relational Database
18 31 (16.49%) Microservices
19 30 (15.96%) TDD
20 29 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (15.43%) Docker
20 29 (15.43%) Terraform
21 28 (14.89%) AngularJS
22 27 (14.36%) MVC
23 26 (13.83%) JIRA
24 25 (13.30%) JSON

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 (9.04%) Confluence
2 14 (7.45%) Apache
3 8 (4.26%) WordPress
4 6 (3.19%) CMS
5 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.06%) Drupal
8 2 (1.06%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.06%) Mule
8 2 (1.06%) nginx
8 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.53%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Magento
2 3 (1.60%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.53%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (6.91%) Amazon S3
4 10 (5.32%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (5.32%) Route 53
4 10 (5.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (4.79%) GitHub
6 7 (3.72%) OpenShift
7 6 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (2.13%) Slack
9 2 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (1.06%) Trello
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.04%) HTTP
2 5 (2.66%) SAN
3 3 (1.60%) AMQP
4 2 (1.06%) BGP
4 2 (1.06%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.06%) IPFIX
4 2 (1.06%) Junos
4 2 (1.06%) MPLS
4 2 (1.06%) MRTG
4 2 (1.06%) NAS
4 2 (1.06%) OSPF
4 2 (1.06%) SNMP
4 2 (1.06%) TACACS
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) VPN
4 2 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) ATM
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) MQTT
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.06%) MongoDB
2 37 (19.68%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (18.09%) SQL Server
4 32 (17.02%) Relational Database
5 24 (12.77%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (7.45%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.79%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.19%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.66%) Big Data
10 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.60%) Blockchain
13 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.06%) Power BI
13 2 (1.06%) Redis
13 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.06%) SQLite
14 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (35.11%) Git (software)
2 33 (17.55%) Jenkins
3 26 (13.83%) JIRA
4 15 (7.98%) SonarQube
5 14 (7.45%) Maven
6 13 (6.91%) GitLab
7 12 (6.38%) JUnit
8 10 (5.32%) Gradle
9 9 (4.79%) Selenium
10 8 (4.26%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.26%) Grunt
11 5 (2.66%) Subversion
12 4 (2.13%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.60%) Arquillian
13 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.60%) Hudson
13 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.60%) JBehave
13 3 (1.60%) Mockito
13 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (5.85%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Retail
3 7 (3.72%) Marketing
4 3 (1.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 107 (56.91%) Developer
2 28 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (13.83%) PHP Developer
5 14 (7.45%) Analyst
6 12 (6.38%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.32%) Python Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Architect
10 6 (3.19%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (3.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.19%) Django Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.19%) Python/Django Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.66%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.66%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (2.66%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.66%) CSS
2 49 (26.06%) Web Services
3 48 (25.53%) Spring
4 45 (23.94%) HTML
5 28 (14.89%) AngularJS
6 25 (13.30%) jQuery
6 25 (13.30%) JSON
7 24 (12.77%) RESTful
8 21 (11.17%) Ajax
9 20 (10.64%) Node.js
10 19 (10.11%) Hibernate
11 18 (9.57%) HTML5
11 18 (9.57%) Spring Boot
11 18 (9.57%) XML
12 17 (9.04%) .NET
13 16 (8.51%) REST
14 14 (7.45%) Elastic Stack
14 14 (7.45%) J2EE
14 14 (7.45%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (6.91%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.13%) User Experience
4 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Fintech
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.53%) Linux
2 16 (8.51%) CentOS
2 16 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (7.45%) Unix
4 10 (5.32%) Android
4 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.26%) Windows
6 2 (1.06%) Debian
6 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.87%) Scrum
3 42 (22.34%) DevOps
4 31 (16.49%) Microservices
5 30 (15.96%) TDD
6 29 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (14.36%) MVC
8 23 (12.23%) BDD
9 17 (9.04%) Kanban
9 17 (9.04%) Test Automation
10 16 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.98%) Data Modelling
12 14 (7.45%) OO
13 13 (6.91%) Release Management
14 12 (6.38%) Change Control
14 12 (6.38%) Logical Data Model
14 12 (6.38%) OOP
14 12 (6.38%) Physical Data Model
15 11 (5.85%) Software Engineering
16 10 (5.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 77 (40.96%) Java
3 58 (30.85%) PHP
4 51 (27.13%) SQL
5 37 (19.68%) Python
6 18 (9.57%) C#
7 17 (9.04%) Java 8
8 9 (4.79%) Ruby
9 8 (4.26%) PHP 7
10 7 (3.72%) Groovy
10 7 (3.72%) Perl
10 7 (3.72%) PHP 5
11 6 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.13%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.06%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.19%) Degree
1 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) MCSA
3 1 (0.53%) MCSE
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (15.43%) Docker
2 4 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.13%) etcd
2 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (15.43%) Terraform
2 23 (12.23%) Puppet
3 18 (9.57%) Ansible
4 14 (7.45%) Grafana
4 14 (7.45%) Kubernetes
5 12 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.38%) Prometheus
6 10 (5.32%) Packer
7 8 (4.26%) Rancher
8 4 (2.13%) Consul
8 4 (2.13%) Kibana
8 4 (2.13%) logstash
9 2 (1.06%) collectd
9 2 (1.06%) Graphite
9 2 (1.06%) Graylog
9 2 (1.06%) Icinga
9 2 (1.06%) Netcool
9 2 (1.06%) Salt
9 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (26.60%) Oracle
2 16 (8.51%) Zend
3 12 (6.38%) Apiary
4 10 (5.32%) Black Duck
4 10 (5.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.19%) Cisco
6 5 (2.66%) VMware
7 4 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.13%) Splunk
7 4 (2.13%) Tableau
8 3 (1.60%) Adobe
9 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.06%) Google
9 2 (1.06%) HP
9 2 (1.06%) Huawei
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) Juniper
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
9 2 (1.06%) Tealium
9 2 (1.06%) Veeam