Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 102 91
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 -43
Contract jobs citing MySQL 85 107 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 2.00% 2.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.93% 8.81% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 71 105
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -10.49% +8.00%
10th Percentile £224 £263 £257
90th Percentile £482 £575 £550
England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -71.22% +41.24%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +112.12% -56.58% +26.67%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,072 1,215 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.34% 22.68% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 854 1,093
South West median daily rate £415 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.16% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.94% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 32
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -3.61% +36.07%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.55 £47.05 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +12.83% -9.02% +6.31%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Bristol -11 44 £355 -20.89% 30
Dorset +9 13 £381 +52.50% 22
Wiltshire -5 6 £415 +13.70% 16
Cornwall - 6 £288 - 6
Devon +5 5 £350 +5.26% 16
Gloucestershire -3 5 £331 -10.47% 23
Somerset -3 4 £235 -21.67% 23
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 49 (57.65%) CSS
2 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
3 45 (52.94%) HTML
4 44 (51.76%) PHP
5 31 (36.47%) Git (software)
6 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (29.41%) Python
8 24 (28.24%) SQL
8 24 (28.24%) Relational Database
9 21 (24.71%) MVC
10 20 (23.53%) Java
10 20 (23.53%) Linux
10 20 (23.53%) Web Development
11 16 (18.82%) REST
12 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (17.65%) XML
13 14 (16.47%) Web Services
13 14 (16.47%) RDBMS
14 13 (15.29%) Apache
14 13 (15.29%) Unix
15 12 (14.12%) SOAP
15 12 (14.12%) Spring
15 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (14.12%) GitLab
16 11 (12.94%) PhpStorm
16 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
16 11 (12.94%) TDD
16 11 (12.94%) HTTP
17 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
18 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared

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 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 9 (10.59%) Drupal
3 5 (5.88%) SAS
3 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.71%) CMS
4 4 (4.71%) WordPress
5 3 (3.53%) Confluence
6 2 (2.35%) IIS
6 2 (2.35%) nginx
7 1 (1.18%) JBoss
7 1 (1.18%) Jetty
7 1 (1.18%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Magento
2 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) GitHub
2 5 (5.88%) IaaS
2 5 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.18%) Route 53
3 1 (1.18%) Serverless
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) HTTP
2 7 (8.24%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) DNS
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) SSL
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) Broadband
5 1 (1.18%) Extranet
5 1 (1.18%) FTP
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) IPsec
5 1 (1.18%) IPv4
5 1 (1.18%) IPv6
5 1 (1.18%) LDAP
5 1 (1.18%) MIMO
5 1 (1.18%) OFDM
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) Relational Database
2 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (16.47%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.24%) CouchDB
5 7 (8.24%) MariaDB
6 6 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (5.88%) Ingres
7 5 (5.88%) Neo4j
7 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.88%) Pentaho
7 5 (5.88%) Riak
8 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.18%) Redis
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) GitLab
3 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.94%) PhpStorm
4 6 (7.06%) Artifactory
4 6 (7.06%) Selenium
4 6 (7.06%) SonarQube
5 5 (5.88%) git-flow
5 5 (5.88%) Hudson
5 5 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 5 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (5.88%) Mocha
6 4 (4.71%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) Ant
7 1 (1.18%) Grunt
7 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.18%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Marketing
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Electronics
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Magento Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Programmer
8 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Web Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Web Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.35%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (57.65%) CSS
2 45 (52.94%) HTML
3 16 (18.82%) REST
4 15 (17.65%) XML
5 14 (16.47%) Web Services
6 12 (14.12%) SOAP
6 12 (14.12%) Spring
7 8 (9.41%) .NET
7 8 (9.41%) Spring Boot
8 7 (8.24%) Apache Wicket
8 7 (8.24%) Play Framework
9 6 (7.06%) jQuery
9 6 (7.06%) Servlets
10 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.88%) DOM
10 5 (5.88%) Laravel
10 5 (5.88%) POJO
10 5 (5.88%) SAX
10 5 (5.88%) Symfony
10 5 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.24%) User Experience
3 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) Unix
3 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.53%) CentOS
4 3 (3.53%) Windows
5 1 (1.18%) Debian
5 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.18%) VMS
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.71%) MVC
3 20 (23.53%) Web Development
4 11 (12.94%) TDD
5 9 (10.59%) BDD
5 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.59%) ETL
5 9 (10.59%) RAD
6 8 (9.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (8.24%) Microservices
7 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.24%) Web Design
8 6 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.06%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.06%) Open Source
8 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.06%) Time Management
9 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
2 44 (51.76%) PHP
3 25 (29.41%) Python
4 24 (28.24%) SQL
5 20 (23.53%) Java
6 8 (9.41%) R
6 8 (9.41%) Ruby
6 8 (9.41%) Scala
7 7 (8.24%) Groovy
8 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.06%) C#
9 5 (5.88%) Korn
9 5 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) C
11 1 (1.18%) C++
11 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Xen
3 1 (1.18%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.18%) Varnish
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Kibana
1 5 (5.88%) logstash
2 4 (4.71%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Bcfg2
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) OSSEC
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.18%) Sysdig
5 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.71%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) Google
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) Talend
5 1 (1.18%) Dell
5 1 (1.18%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (1.18%) EMC
5 1 (1.18%) F5
5 1 (1.18%) New Relic
5 1 (1.18%) Sencha
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau