The median contractor rate for a MySQL Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL Developer
UK
Rank 534 564 543
Rank change year-on-year +30 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL Developer 52 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 55
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £320 £325
% change year-on-year -10.15% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

MySQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured MySQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL Developer over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 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
England +34 52 £325 - 43
London +4 18 £425 +11.47% 9
North West +35 12 £270 -3.13% 10
Manchester +18 9 £270 -1.81% 5
West Midlands +24 8 £325 +22.64% 4
Yorkshire +16 6 £338 +28.57% 6
West Yorkshire +23 5 £356 -20.83% 4
South East +8 3 £375 +19.04% 6
East Midlands 0 3 £288 -17.85% 4
Leicestershire - 3 £288 - 1
Wakefield - 3 - -
Leeds +9 2 £356 -20.83% 2
Birmingham +5 2 £400 - 2
South West -5 2 - - 3
Merseyside - 2 £281 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £275 -
Liverpool - 2 £281 - 1
Shrewsbury - 2 £275 -
Solihull - 2 £325 - 1
Cheshire +23 1 £338 - 1
Kent +15 1 £300 - 1
East Sussex +5 1 - - 1
Brighton +3 1 - -
Bristol +1 1 - -
Sheffield 0 1 £225 -7.69%
South Yorkshire -1 1 £225 -7.69%
Gloucestershire -3 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -3 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £450 - 2
Warrington - 1 £338 -

MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, MySQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring MySQL Developer in the job title.

1 114 (100.00%) MySQL
2 76 (66.67%) PHP
3 51 (44.74%) HTML
4 48 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 48 (42.11%) CSS
5 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (21.05%) LAMP
7 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
8 19 (16.67%) SQL
9 17 (14.91%) Linux
10 13 (11.40%) Apache
10 13 (11.40%) Java
10 13 (11.40%) RESTful
10 13 (11.40%) Symfony
10 13 (11.40%) jQuery
11 12 (10.53%) Laravel
11 12 (10.53%) MVC
12 11 (9.65%) WordPress
13 10 (8.77%) Drupal
13 10 (8.77%) Web Development
13 10 (8.77%) JIRA
13 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.77%) OO
13 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
14 9 (7.89%) Photoshop
14 9 (7.89%) TDD
14 9 (7.89%) Migration
14 9 (7.89%) DevOps
15 8 (7.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (7.02%) OO PHP

MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (11.40%) Apache
2 11 (9.65%) WordPress
3 10 (8.77%) Drupal
4 7 (6.14%) CMS
5 6 (5.26%) Moodle
6 3 (2.63%) Confluence
6 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.75%) JBoss
7 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (1.75%) AdWords
2 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Intranet
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.14%) Snowflake Schema
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.51%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.51%) OLAP
5 4 (3.51%) OLTP
5 4 (3.51%) Redis
6 3 (2.63%) MS Access
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.77%) JIRA
3 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (3.51%) Subversion
6 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.63%) Hudson
6 3 (2.63%) Liquibase
6 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.63%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.63%) RSpec
6 3 (2.63%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.14%) Publishing
2 5 (4.39%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (44.74%) HTML
2 48 (42.11%) CSS
3 24 (21.05%) LAMP
4 13 (11.40%) jQuery
4 13 (11.40%) RESTful
4 13 (11.40%) Symfony
5 12 (10.53%) Laravel
6 8 (7.02%) HTML5
7 7 (6.14%) CSS3
8 6 (5.26%) JSON
8 6 (5.26%) XML
9 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.39%) Node.js
9 5 (4.39%) Web Services
10 3 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (2.63%) Ajax
10 3 (2.63%) Akka
10 3 (2.63%) J2EE
10 3 (2.63%) REST
10 3 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Fintech
2 4 (3.51%) User Experience
3 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Linux
2 3 (2.63%) Unix
3 2 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.53%) MVC
3 10 (8.77%) OO
3 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
3 10 (8.77%) Web Development
4 9 (7.89%) DevOps
4 9 (7.89%) Migration
4 9 (7.89%) TDD
5 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.02%) OO PHP
5 8 (7.02%) Scrum
6 7 (6.14%) Customer Insight
6 7 (6.14%) ETL
6 7 (6.14%) Informatics
6 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.26%) OOP
8 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.39%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 76 (66.67%) PHP
2 48 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.67%) SQL
4 13 (11.40%) Java
5 4 (3.51%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) C++
6 3 (2.63%) Go
6 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 3 (2.63%) Scala
7 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.75%) C#
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
7 2 (1.75%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.75%) VBA
8 1 (0.88%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.63%) Degree
1 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.39%) Puppet
2 4 (3.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Adobe
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.14%) Talend
2 7 (6.14%) Zend
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.75%) Percona
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) Samsung
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago