The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 44 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 19 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.50% 2.26% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.93% 9.49% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 8
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£375 £288 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £353 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +3.84%
MySQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
147 158 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.37% 23.83% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 110 80
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 32 (80.00%) HTML
1 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (80.00%) PHP
2 29 (72.50%) CSS
3 16 (40.00%) Symfony
3 16 (40.00%) Zend
4 14 (35.00%) Backbone.js
4 14 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (35.00%) Ember.js
4 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 14 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
5 10 (25.00%) MVC
6 8 (20.00%) Ajax
7 7 (17.50%) PHP5
8 6 (15.00%) PHP4
8 6 (15.00%) HTML5
8 6 (15.00%) CSS3
8 6 (15.00%) Subversion
8 6 (15.00%) OOP
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) ActionScript
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) LAMP
10 4 (10.00%) Perl
10 4 (10.00%) XML
10 4 (10.00%) Linux
10 4 (10.00%) Web Development
10 4 (10.00%) Magento
11 3 (7.50%) CakePHP

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (7.50%) CMS
1 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) TPMS
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.50%) ATM
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Informix
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Magento Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Junior
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) Web Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) OSS Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) CSS
3 16 (40.00%) Symfony
4 14 (35.00%) Backbone.js
4 14 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (35.00%) Ember.js
4 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (20.00%) Ajax
7 6 (15.00%) HTML5
7 6 (15.00%) CSS3
8 4 (10.00%) LAMP
8 4 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) XHTML
9 3 (7.50%) CakePHP
10 2 (5.00%) Web Services
11 1 (2.50%) JavaBeans
11 1 (2.50%) XML-RPC
11 1 (2.50%) XSLT
11 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Social Network
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) MVC
2 6 (15.00%) OOP
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) SEO
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) UX Design
7 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (80.00%) PHP
2 7 (17.50%) PHP5
3 6 (15.00%) PHP4
4 5 (12.50%) ActionScript
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) C#
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Zend
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Sybase
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
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