The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 35 22
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.17% 1.15% 5.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.52% 4.92% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -41.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £150 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £330 £500
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 Suffolk with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27 61 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 22.50% 23.28% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 49
Median daily rate £388 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.27% +12.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Suffolk

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Suffolk

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Ipswich +11 4 £350 - 2
Bury St Edmunds +7 1 - - 1
MySQL
East of England

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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Migration

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Economy
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend