The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 22 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.33% 2.16% 2.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.67% 13.04% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £335 £260 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.84% -9.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £37.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +24.32% +30.97%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 30 23 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 20.00% 16.55% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 45
Median daily rate £325 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.23% +9.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £309 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Staffordshire

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Staffordshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £335 -
MySQL
West Midlands

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

1 21 (65.63%) .NET
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) WPF
4 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (46.88%) TDD
5 14 (43.75%) CSS
5 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 12 (37.50%) Microservices
7 10 (31.25%) Angular 2
7 10 (31.25%) SOLID
8 9 (28.13%) Line Management
8 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
8 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 9 (28.13%) PHP
8 9 (28.13%) HTML5
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.75%) RESTful
11 5 (15.63%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) MVC
12 4 (12.50%) Java
12 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.50%) Laravel
12 4 (12.50%) Ajax
12 4 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (12.50%) jQuery
13 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (9.38%) Web Development

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (9.38%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (40.63%) C# Developer
4 12 (37.50%) HTML Developer
5 11 (34.38%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (28.13%) Angular Developer
6 9 (28.13%) C# WPF Developer
6 9 (28.13%) PHP Developer
6 9 (28.13%) WPF Developer
7 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (9.38%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (9.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) WPF
3 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) Angular 2
5 9 (28.13%) HTML5
6 6 (18.75%) RESTful
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 4 (12.50%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) Laravel
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.25%) JSON
10 2 (6.25%) LAMP
10 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.25%) XML
11 1 (3.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) TDD
2 12 (37.50%) Microservices
3 10 (31.25%) SOLID
4 9 (28.13%) Line Management
4 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.13%) BDD
10 1 (3.13%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (3.13%) SDLC
10 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Apple
1 2 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Zend