The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
UK / Scotland
Rank 75 116 109
Rank change year-on-year +41 -7  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 32 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.84% 0.54% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.36% 2.73% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 15
Median daily rate £355 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 342 513 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.69% 19.81% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 307 350
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -70.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Scotland

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +32 22 £355 -2.06% 9
Glasgow +4 7 £325 +18.18%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £390 - 4
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 32 (61.54%) Java
2 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (46.15%) Scrum
4 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
4 21 (40.38%) HTML
4 21 (40.38%) REST
5 19 (36.54%) CSS
5 19 (36.54%) Linux
6 17 (32.69%) Oracle
6 17 (32.69%) React
7 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
7 15 (28.85%) Web Services
8 14 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
9 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (25.00%) Selenium
10 12 (23.08%) Web Development
10 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (21.15%) PHP
11 11 (21.15%) Apache
11 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
12 10 (19.23%) J2EE
12 10 (19.23%) JSON
12 10 (19.23%) Subversion
12 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
12 10 (19.23%) HTML5
13 9 (17.31%) SoapUI
13 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
13 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (17.31%) WebDriver

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (21.15%) Apache
1 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.46%) CMS
3 6 (11.54%) JBoss
4 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.85%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) Liferay
6 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Broadband
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) DVB
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) Looker
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Selenium
3 10 (19.23%) Subversion
4 9 (17.31%) SoapUI
4 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
5 8 (15.38%) Bugzilla
6 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.69%) Ant
7 4 (7.69%) Maven
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.92%) git-flow
9 1 (1.92%) GitLab
9 1 (1.92%) JIRA
9 1 (1.92%) Mockito
9 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Web Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Test Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.77%) JSP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) HTML
1 21 (40.38%) REST
2 19 (36.54%) CSS
3 17 (32.69%) React
4 15 (28.85%) Web Services
5 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
6 10 (19.23%) HTML5
6 10 (19.23%) J2EE
6 10 (19.23%) JSON
7 9 (17.31%) Spring
8 8 (15.38%) JSP
8 8 (15.38%) RESTful
9 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js
10 6 (11.54%) CSS3
10 6 (11.54%) JMS
10 6 (11.54%) jQuery
10 6 (11.54%) XSLT
11 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.69%) Ember.js
12 4 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Fintech
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
4 1 (1.92%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Scrum
3 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (23.08%) Web Development
4 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.31%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (15.38%) SOA
7 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Microservices
7 6 (11.54%) Requirements Management
8 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (7.69%) MVC
10 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.77%) High Availability
10 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (5.77%) Workflow
11 2 (3.85%) Content Management
11 2 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) PHP
4 9 (17.31%) Python
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) XPath
5 6 (11.54%) XQuery
6 4 (7.69%) Groovy
7 3 (5.77%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) Jython
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) C-shell
9 1 (1.92%) Korn
9 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Samba
2 1 (1.92%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) WSO2
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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