The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 34 38 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.39% 1.44% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 9.30% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 43 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 18.15% 15.47% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 57
Median daily rate £363 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Southampton

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Southampton

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Vue.js
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Vue.js
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle