The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 29 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 35 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 17 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.23% 3.96% 5.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.35% 12.90% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 18
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £388 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 98 93 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 30.15% 30.69% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 186 156
Median daily rate £450 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.20% -5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Oxford

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Oxford

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 14 (45.16%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) PHP
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Drupal
5 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (29.03%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) Python
6 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (19.35%) Symfony
7 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) Time Management
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
8 5 (16.13%) HTML5
8 5 (16.13%) CSS3
8 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (12.90%) Docker
9 4 (12.90%) GitHub
9 4 (12.90%) Node.js
9 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Replication

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 10 (32.26%) Drupal
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Network Security
2 4 (12.90%) IPv4
2 4 (12.90%) IPv6
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.23%) git-flow
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (16.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) Symfony
4 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.13%) CSS3
4 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 4 (12.90%) Node.js
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
7 2 (6.45%) .NET
7 2 (6.45%) JSON
7 2 (6.45%) RESTful
7 2 (6.45%) WAP
7 2 (6.45%) XML
8 1 (3.23%) EDI
8 1 (3.23%) EDIFACT
8 1 (3.23%) LAMP
8 1 (3.23%) REST
8 1 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (3.23%) Web Services
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) CCTV
2 2 (6.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.13%) Application Performance Management
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
3 5 (16.13%) Time Management
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PHP
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) MCTS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Apple
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Sophos
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) SAP