The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.96% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 8.33% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 154 24 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 42.90% 23.53% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 8 12
Median daily rate £420 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Northern Ireland

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Northern Ireland