Period
to 24 June 2018

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 6 months to 24 June 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 11 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.28% 7.81% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.49% 34.48% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £325 £280 £236
90th Percentile £383 £384 £333
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +2.67% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 71 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.63% 22.66% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 37
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £264 £213 £251
90th Percentile £389 £380 £479
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% -2.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 - £11.50
10th Percentile £17.71 - £11.25
90th Percentile £42.87 - £11.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £28.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -22.12% +41.25% +10.25%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 24 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent -10 5 £360 +7.46% 1
Stafford -7 1 £350 -5.41%
MySQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (63.64%) Riak
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (54.55%) Change Data Capture
3 6 (54.55%) High Availability
3 6 (54.55%) Replication
4 5 (45.45%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Database Security
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Confluence
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) OAuth
7 2 (18.18%) OWASP
7 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
7 2 (18.18%) Microservices
7 2 (18.18%) CQRS
7 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket

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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) Riak
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
1 7 (63.64%) Production DBA
2 5 (45.45%) Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Backend Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
1 2 (18.18%) Akka.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Core
1 2 (18.18%) OAuth
1 2 (18.18%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 6 (54.55%) Replication
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Data Capture
1 6 (54.55%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Database Security
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) CQRS
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PHP 5
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Failover Clustering
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle