The first table below looks at the demand for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 42 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing MySQL 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% 2.02% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.84% 9.30% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £254 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.56% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £400 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.55% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
51 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.28% 21.72% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 24
Average daily rate £375 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £239 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the Bedfordshire region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - - 2
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL.

1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Zend
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
4 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Database Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Web Design
1 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
1 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace