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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 41 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 22 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.01% 2.40% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.38% 10.00% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 14
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£375 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.61% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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
143 160 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.59% 24.02% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 87
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 August 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 August 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 45 (72.58%) HTML
2 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 34 (54.84%) PHP
4 30 (48.39%) CSS
5 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
6 19 (30.65%) HTML5
7 17 (27.42%) jQuery
8 16 (25.81%) Perl
9 15 (24.19%) SQL
9 15 (24.19%) CSS3
10 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
11 12 (19.35%) XML
12 11 (17.74%) Ajax
12 11 (17.74%) MVC
12 11 (17.74%) Web Development
12 11 (17.74%) Java
13 10 (16.13%) Magento
14 9 (14.52%) Symfony
14 9 (14.52%) Zend
14 9 (14.52%) MS Office
15 8 (12.90%) UNIX
15 8 (12.90%) Oracle
15 8 (12.90%) WordPress
15 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
15 8 (12.90%) Migration
15 8 (12.90%) Backbone.js
15 8 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (12.90%) Ember.js
15 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
15 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Software

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (12.90%) WordPress
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) CMS
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.61%) TPMS
6 1 (1.61%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LTE
2 2 (3.23%) 4G
3 1 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.61%) ATM
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) Extranet
3 1 (1.61%) 3G
3 1 (1.61%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Informix
3 1 (1.61%) MS Access
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Web Developer
2 12 (19.35%) PHP Developer
3 8 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Database Developer
5 5 (8.06%) UNIX Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.84%) OSS Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Development DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Database Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Magento Developer
8 2 (3.23%) DBA
9 1 (1.61%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (72.58%) HTML
2 30 (48.39%) CSS
3 19 (30.65%) HTML5
4 17 (27.42%) jQuery
5 15 (24.19%) CSS3
6 12 (19.35%) XML
7 11 (17.74%) Ajax
8 9 (14.52%) Symfony
9 8 (12.90%) Backbone.js
9 8 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (12.90%) Ember.js
9 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.68%) XHTML
10 6 (9.68%) .NET
10 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
11 5 (8.06%) JSP
11 5 (8.06%) CGI
11 5 (8.06%) XSLT
11 5 (8.06%) Sass
11 5 (8.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.06%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) UNIX
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
2 11 (17.74%) MVC
2 11 (17.74%) Web Development
3 8 (12.90%) Migration
4 7 (11.29%) SEO
5 5 (8.06%) OOP
5 5 (8.06%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Content Management
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.61%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.61%) User Experience Design
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL
8 1 (1.61%) ETL
8 1 (1.61%) Scrum
8 1 (1.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 34 (54.84%) PHP
3 16 (25.81%) Perl
4 15 (24.19%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) Java
6 7 (11.29%) VBA
7 6 (9.68%) PHP5
7 6 (9.68%) C#
8 5 (8.06%) PHP4
9 4 (6.45%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.84%) Python
11 1 (1.61%) Ruby
11 1 (1.61%) C++
11 1 (1.61%) C
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.61%) VB
11 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Zend
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Sybase
3 7 (11.29%) Adobe
4 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.23%) Sony
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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