The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 24 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 53 16
Rank change year-on-year +17 -37  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.73% 0.86% 6.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 2.56% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £575 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00%  
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 £32.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +46.15% +60.49%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 117 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 27.17% 33.43% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 63 23
Median daily rate £498 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £395 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Shropshire

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Shropshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Telford +13 2 £575 +15.00% 3
MySQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) CentOS
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Replication
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
5 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Stress Testing
6 4 (25.00%) VB6
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) CSS3
6 4 (25.00%) Laravel
7 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Webmin
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) DBA
2 8 (50.00%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) Laravel
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) LAMP
3 3 (18.75%) ODBC
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) beanstalkd
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) Django
5 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) CentOS
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
1 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Kanban
3 3 (18.75%) Product Management
3 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (25.00%) VB6
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) PHP 5
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Webmin
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft