The first table below looks at the demand for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 18 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 96 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 33 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.22% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.47% 7.35% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 32
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £174 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £369 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
442 408 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.49% 16.60% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 154 134
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MySQL
South East

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Reading -4 14 £275 -12.69% 15
Slough +8 7 £275 -21.42% 4
Maidenhead -3 6 £238 +82.69%
Newbury -5 1 £225 -18.18% 2
Bracknell - 1 £225 - 1
Ascot - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 2
MySQL
South East

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 56 (60.22%) HTML
2 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 51 (54.84%) PHP
4 46 (49.46%) CSS
5 37 (39.78%) Linux
6 36 (38.71%) SQL
7 35 (37.63%) UNIX
8 30 (32.26%) jQuery
9 29 (31.18%) XML
10 28 (30.11%) MVC
10 28 (30.11%) Ajax
11 26 (27.96%) Java
12 25 (26.88%) OO
13 24 (25.81%) Oracle
13 24 (25.81%) OOP
14 23 (24.73%) E-Commerce
14 23 (24.73%) Scrum
15 22 (23.66%) Subversion
16 20 (21.51%) C#
17 19 (20.43%) Zend
18 18 (19.35%) SOAP
19 17 (18.28%) .NET
19 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (17.20%) LAMP
20 16 (17.20%) Windows
21 15 (16.13%) Spring
22 14 (15.05%) CodeIgniter
22 14 (15.05%) Perl
23 13 (13.98%) Apache
23 13 (13.98%) Telecoms

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (13.98%) Apache
2 11 (11.83%) Drupal
2 11 (11.83%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.53%) Confluence
4 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.23%) CMS
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.15%) IIS
6 2 (2.15%) WordPress
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.08%) Jetty
7 1 (1.08%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Internet
1 7 (7.53%) HTTP
1 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.38%) DNS
3 4 (4.30%) Firewall
4 3 (3.23%) VPN
4 3 (3.23%) WAN
4 3 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) ATM
5 2 (2.15%) VoIP
6 1 (1.08%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (23.66%) Subversion
2 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) JIRA
3 7 (7.53%) JUnit
4 6 (6.45%) Selenium
5 4 (4.30%) Behat
5 4 (4.30%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.23%) WinRunner
6 3 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.23%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.15%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.15%) Hudson
8 1 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Back Office
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (69.89%) Developer
2 33 (35.48%) PHP Developer
3 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.60%) Web Developer
3 8 (8.60%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (7.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Programmer
5 6 (6.45%) PHP Programmer
6 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Perl Developer
8 3 (3.23%) OSS Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Perl Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (60.22%) HTML
2 46 (49.46%) CSS
3 30 (32.26%) jQuery
4 29 (31.18%) XML
5 28 (30.11%) Ajax
6 18 (19.35%) SOAP
7 17 (18.28%) .NET
8 16 (17.20%) LAMP
9 15 (16.13%) Spring
10 14 (15.05%) CodeIgniter
11 13 (13.98%) Symfony
12 12 (12.90%) HTML5
13 11 (11.83%) Kohana
14 10 (10.75%) JSP
14 10 (10.75%) YUI
14 10 (10.75%) REST
15 8 (8.60%) Smarty
16 7 (7.53%) Spring MVC
17 6 (6.45%) XSD
17 6 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Open Source
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) iPad
4 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.15%) Social Network
6 1 (1.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.08%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Linux
2 35 (37.63%) UNIX
3 16 (17.20%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) MVC
2 25 (26.88%) OO
3 24 (25.81%) OOP
4 23 (24.73%) E-Commerce
4 23 (24.73%) Scrum
5 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.83%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.53%) UML
9 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.45%) B2C
10 6 (6.45%) TDD
10 6 (6.45%) Workflow
10 6 (6.45%) BDD
10 6 (6.45%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.38%) Kanban
11 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.38%) Validation
11 5 (5.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 51 (54.84%) PHP
3 36 (38.71%) SQL
4 26 (27.96%) Java
5 20 (21.51%) C#
6 14 (15.05%) Perl
7 13 (13.98%) PHP5
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.30%) Ruby
9 3 (3.23%) Korn
9 3 (3.23%) VB
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.08%) Groovy
11 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.08%) C++
11 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.23%) MCSA
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (1.08%) HNC
3 1 (1.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) MOM
3 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) Oracle
2 19 (20.43%) Zend
3 9 (9.68%) hybris
4 6 (6.45%) VMware
5 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.23%) Greenplum
6 3 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (3.23%) JBoss
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.23%) Velocent
6 3 (3.23%) Cerion
7 2 (2.15%) Mercator
8 1 (1.08%) Netezza
8 1 (1.08%) Tableau
8 1 (1.08%) Docent
8 1 (1.08%) Nokia
8 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe