Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a MySQL Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

MySQL Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 797 790
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -98
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL Developer 104 102 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 74
UK median daily rate £325 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +1.85% +12.50%
10th Percentile £216 £234 £208
90th Percentile £444 £510 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £270
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.74% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

MySQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured MySQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL Developer in the UK

MySQL Developer
Top 13 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England +17 101 £325 -3.70% 35
UK excluding London +28 71 £325 +4.00% 27
North of England +81 31 £338 +13.45% 9
London -28 31 £363 -13.69% 8
South East +5 29 £275 -16.67% 7
North West +23 16 £350 +32.08% 4
Yorkshire +23 15 £338 +12.50% 5
South West +10 6 £400 +10.34% 2
East of England -16 3 £388 +29.17% 4
North East - 2 £425 -
Midlands +18 1 £340 -2.86% 5
East Midlands -5 1 £340 -15.00% 3
Scotland -8 1 - -

MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 104 (100.00%) MySQL
2 73 (70.19%) PHP
3 59 (56.73%) HTML
4 56 (53.85%) CSS
5 55 (52.88%) JavaScript
6 44 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (39.42%) Git (software)
8 22 (21.15%) SQL
8 22 (21.15%) MVC
8 22 (21.15%) jQuery
9 20 (19.23%) Laravel
9 20 (19.23%) Symfony
10 18 (17.31%) Linux
11 15 (14.42%) TDD
11 15 (14.42%) WordPress
12 14 (13.46%) Web Development
13 13 (12.50%) Drupal
14 12 (11.54%) Marketing
14 12 (11.54%) JIRA
14 12 (11.54%) Java
15 11 (10.58%) OO
15 11 (10.58%) Python
15 11 (10.58%) Zend
15 11 (10.58%) LAMP
15 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
15 11 (10.58%) HTML5
15 11 (10.58%) Sass
16 10 (9.62%) CSS3
16 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
16 10 (9.62%) OOP

MySQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 15 (14.42%) WordPress
2 13 (12.50%) Drupal
3 8 (7.69%) CMS
4 7 (6.73%) Moodle
5 4 (3.85%) Confluence
6 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.88%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.88%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.92%) JBoss
7 2 (1.92%) nginx
8 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) GitHub
2 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.85%) SaaS
2 4 (3.85%) Slack
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
1 1 (0.96%) LDAP
1 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.65%) MariaDB
4 7 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.88%) Redis
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.96%) DB2
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.96%) OLTP
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (39.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.54%) JIRA
3 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.73%) PHPUnit
4 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.85%) GitLab
5 4 (3.85%) PhpStorm
6 3 (2.88%) Codeception
6 3 (2.88%) JUnit
7 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.92%) Selenium
7 2 (1.92%) Subversion
8 1 (0.96%) gulp
8 1 (0.96%) Maven
8 1 (0.96%) Mockito
8 1 (0.96%) NUnit
8 1 (0.96%) RSpec
8 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.96%) Wercker
General
1 12 (11.54%) Marketing
2 6 (5.77%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Electronics
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (56.73%) HTML
2 56 (53.85%) CSS
3 22 (21.15%) jQuery
4 20 (19.23%) Laravel
4 20 (19.23%) Symfony
5 11 (10.58%) HTML5
5 11 (10.58%) LAMP
5 11 (10.58%) Sass
6 10 (9.62%) CSS3
7 8 (7.69%) JSON
8 7 (6.73%) Backbone.js
8 7 (6.73%) Web Services
9 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.77%) REST
9 6 (5.77%) RESTful
10 5 (4.81%) Node.js
10 5 (4.81%) React
10 5 (4.81%) Yii
11 4 (3.85%) Silex
11 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) iPad
3 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.96%) Animation
4 1 (0.96%) Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) Equities
4 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) STB
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.96%) CentOS
4 1 (0.96%) Debian
4 1 (0.96%) Fedora
4 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.15%) MVC
3 15 (14.42%) TDD
4 14 (13.46%) Web Development
5 11 (10.58%) OO
5 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
6 10 (9.62%) OOP
7 9 (8.65%) BDD
8 8 (7.69%) Project Management
8 8 (7.69%) Scrum
9 6 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 6 (5.77%) Migration
10 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.81%) Microservices
10 5 (4.81%) Open Source
10 5 (4.81%) SDLC
11 4 (3.85%) Content Management
11 4 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.85%) OOD
11 4 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.19%) PHP
2 55 (52.88%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.15%) SQL
4 12 (11.54%) Java
5 11 (10.58%) Python
6 8 (7.69%) C#
7 4 (3.85%) Ruby
8 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.88%) Go
9 2 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) ES6
10 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.96%) VB
10 1 (0.96%) VBScript
10 1 (0.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
1 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Zend
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) SAP
3 2 (1.92%) Adobe
3 2 (1.92%) IBM
3 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) Selligent