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 23 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 27 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 4 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.95% 1.85% 4.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.84% 9.09% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 17
Median daily rate £405 £323 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.58% -12.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £345 £410
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 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 51 44 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.88% 20.37% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 64
Median daily rate £413 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Southampton

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) DRM
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet

MySQL
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Sensu
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) DRM
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Grafana
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) logstash
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) SaltStack
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) VMware