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 22 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 / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 119 111
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 25 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 1.09% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.54% 4.77% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 11
Median daily rate £348 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £404 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year +42.85% +64.19%  

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 451 671 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.83% 22.83% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 384 344
Median daily rate £388 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +15 17 £325 -10.34% 6
Glasgow +10 5 £350 +1.44% 6
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) Web Services
3 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.82%) Scrum
5 22 (40.00%) Linux
5 22 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (38.18%) Jenkins
7 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 19 (34.55%) REST
8 19 (34.55%) HTML
8 19 (34.55%) Oracle
9 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
9 18 (32.73%) JSON
10 16 (29.09%) CSS
11 15 (27.27%) Selenium
11 15 (27.27%) Spring
11 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 14 (25.45%) PHP
13 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
13 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 11 (20.00%) React
15 10 (18.18%) Python
15 10 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
15 10 (18.18%) SoapUI
15 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
16 9 (16.36%) RESTful
16 9 (16.36%) Puppet
16 9 (16.36%) CA Agile Central
16 9 (16.36%) Bugzilla

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 8 (14.55%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) Apache
3 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.64%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.82%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.82%) Drupal
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.82%) Looker
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Jenkins
2 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 15 (27.27%) Selenium
4 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
5 10 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 9 (16.36%) Bugzilla
6 9 (16.36%) Subversion
7 7 (12.73%) Mockito
8 6 (10.91%) GitLab
9 5 (9.09%) Ant
9 5 (9.09%) Maven
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.91%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Magento Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) Web Services
2 19 (34.55%) HTML
2 19 (34.55%) REST
3 18 (32.73%) JSON
4 16 (29.09%) CSS
5 15 (27.27%) Spring
6 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (20.00%) React
7 9 (16.36%) RESTful
8 8 (14.55%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
9 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.91%) J2EE
9 6 (10.91%) LAMP
10 5 (9.09%) Angular 2
10 5 (9.09%) Ember.js
10 5 (9.09%) HTML5
11 3 (5.45%) CSS3
11 3 (5.45%) JSP
11 3 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Unix
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Debian
5 1 (1.82%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Scrum
3 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Web Development
7 7 (12.73%) Manual Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Requirements Management
7 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) MVC
10 3 (5.45%) OO
10 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.64%) Content Management
11 2 (3.64%) SOA
11 2 (3.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.45%) PHP
4 10 (18.18%) Python
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 7 (12.73%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) Groovy
7 2 (3.64%) Jython
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C-shell
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Samba
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Facebook
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Zend
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