Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 144 166
Rank change year-on-year +23 +22 -20
Contract jobs citing MySQL 66 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.31% 0.97% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 4.07% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 19
Scotland median daily rate £375 £369 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +15.23% -46.67%
10th Percentile £319 £272 £214
90th Percentile £463 £436 £396
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% +12.40%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 990 1032 1230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.63% 23.81% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 568 689
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £262
90th Percentile £520 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 7
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £14.62 £9.37 £10.80
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £49.23
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh +28 54 £375 -3.23% 4
Glasgow -16 8 £338 -16.92% 4
South Lanarkshire - 1 £300 -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 28 (42.42%) Oracle
3 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
4 24 (36.36%) CSS
4 24 (36.36%) HTML
4 24 (36.36%) Java
5 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (33.33%) PHP
6 22 (33.33%) SQL
7 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 17 (25.76%) jQuery
9 16 (24.24%) Test Automation
9 16 (24.24%) Linux
9 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
10 15 (22.73%) Analytics
10 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 15 (22.73%) Selenium
11 14 (21.21%) Web Analytics
11 14 (21.21%) Maven
11 14 (21.21%) Puppet
12 13 (19.70%) JUnit
12 13 (19.70%) User Experience
13 12 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (12.12%) RDBMS
15 8 (12.12%) .NET
15 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
15 8 (12.12%) DevOps
16 7 (10.61%) UX Design
16 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration

MySQL
Co-occurring 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 5 (7.58%) ColdFusion
1 5 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.06%) JBoss
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) RDBMS
2 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 15 (22.73%) Selenium
4 14 (21.21%) Maven
5 13 (19.70%) JUnit
6 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.55%) GitLab
6 3 (4.55%) Mockito
7 2 (3.03%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.64%) DBA
4 8 (12.12%) PHP Developer
5 7 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Magento Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) CSS
1 24 (36.36%) HTML
2 17 (25.76%) jQuery
3 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.12%) .NET
5 6 (9.09%) Node.js
5 6 (9.09%) RESTful
6 5 (7.58%) Laravel
6 5 (7.58%) React
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (7.58%) Spring
7 4 (6.06%) JSON
7 4 (6.06%) LAMP
7 4 (6.06%) Middleware
7 4 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (6.06%) Web Services
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.55%) CakePHP
9 2 (3.03%) HTML5
9 2 (3.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) User Experience
2 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Test Automation
3 15 (22.73%) Analytics
4 14 (21.21%) Web Analytics
5 12 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (12.12%) DevOps
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.61%) UX Design
8 6 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Use Case
9 5 (7.58%) MVC
9 5 (7.58%) TDD
10 4 (6.06%) Open Source
10 4 (6.06%) SDLC
10 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Network Management
11 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.55%) Software Delivery
11 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 24 (36.36%) Java
3 22 (33.33%) PHP
3 22 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) Ruby
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
6 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Go
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) COBIT
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Puppet
2 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.58%) Ansible
4 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (1.52%) EMC
3 1 (1.52%) Google
3 1 (1.52%) Zend