The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 April 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -39 0  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 33 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.24% 2.64% 2.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.82% 13.09% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 46
Median daily rate £320 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £535 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -24.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +15.00% +41.59%  

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 the South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 484 596 681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.17% 20.19% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 430 475
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £13.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the South West

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the South West over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the South West

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the South West

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bristol +1 13 £319 -1.92% 21
Gloucestershire -2 11 £365 +12.30% 15
Cornwall -1 4 £250 -16.66%
Somerset +6 3 £373 +19.20% 5
Wiltshire -22 2 £295 -30.58% 5
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South West region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 42 (53.85%) HTML
2 40 (51.28%) CSS
3 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 35 (44.87%) PHP
5 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 21 (26.92%) Linux
7 19 (24.36%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (23.08%) MVC
8 18 (23.08%) .NET
8 18 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 17 (21.79%) SQL
9 17 (21.79%) C#
10 16 (20.51%) jQuery
11 15 (19.23%) Web Development
11 15 (19.23%) Java
12 14 (17.95%) Oracle
12 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.95%) HTML5
13 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 13 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 11 (14.10%) Web Design
15 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
15 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
16 10 (12.82%) Mobile App
16 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
16 10 (12.82%) JSON
16 10 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (12.82%) Migration

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (10.26%) Drupal
1 8 (10.26%) WordPress
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.13%) JBoss
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.56%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) nopCommerce
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
1 3 (3.85%) Firewall
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
1 3 (3.85%) SAN
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) LDAP
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) Extranet
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (1.28%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.36%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.26%) Big Data
3 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.56%) DB2
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Grunt
3 1 (1.28%) gulp
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.28%) NuGet
3 1 (1.28%) Redmine
3 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (71.79%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) PHP Developer
3 11 (14.10%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (8.97%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Azure Developer
6 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.97%) DBA
6 7 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.85%) HTML
2 40 (51.28%) CSS
3 18 (23.08%) .NET
3 18 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 16 (20.51%) jQuery
5 14 (17.95%) HTML5
6 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (12.82%) JSON
9 9 (11.54%) Symfony
9 9 (11.54%) Web Services
10 8 (10.26%) LAMP
10 8 (10.26%) Laravel
10 8 (10.26%) REST
10 8 (10.26%) RESTful
10 8 (10.26%) XML
11 7 (8.97%) Ajax
11 7 (8.97%) Struts
12 5 (6.41%) SOAP
12 5 (6.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Social Media
4 3 (3.85%) W3C
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) CMDB
6 1 (1.28%) e-Health
6 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) RIA
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) CentOS
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) Unix
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) MVC
2 15 (19.23%) Web Development
3 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
5 11 (14.10%) Web Design
6 10 (12.82%) Migration
6 10 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (10.26%) OO
8 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.97%) High Availability
8 7 (8.97%) ITIL
8 7 (8.97%) TDD
9 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.69%) SOA
9 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.41%) Microservices
11 4 (5.13%) Mobile Development
11 4 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (44.87%) PHP
3 17 (21.79%) C#
3 17 (21.79%) SQL
4 15 (19.23%) Java
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 4 (5.13%) Perl
6 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.13%) Ruby
7 3 (3.85%) Scala
8 1 (1.28%) Go
8 1 (1.28%) Haskell
8 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) R
8 1 (1.28%) SOQL
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) CISA
3 1 (1.28%) CISM
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) GSEC
3 1 (1.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) Shibboleth
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) KVM
4 1 (1.28%) LXC
4 1 (1.28%) Samba
4 1 (1.28%) Squid
4 1 (1.28%) Varnish
4 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Ansible
1 1 (1.28%) Nagios
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
1 1 (1.28%) Webmin
1 1 (1.28%) Xymon
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Xamarin
3 6 (7.69%) Zend
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) Adobe
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) F5
6 2 (2.56%) Gemalto
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Google
7 1 (1.28%) Percona
7 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.28%) Sencha
7 1 (1.28%) Sonatype
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