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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 39 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 26 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.40% 2.44% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.31% 10.74% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 8
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£375 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -0.79%
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
142 149 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.56% 22.75% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 107 89
Average daily rate £363 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.86% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 41 (77.36%) HTML
2 36 (67.92%) JavaScript
3 32 (60.38%) PHP
4 31 (58.49%) CSS
5 15 (28.30%) HTML5
6 14 (26.42%) Symfony
6 14 (26.42%) Zend
7 12 (22.64%) jQuery
7 12 (22.64%) Backbone.js
7 12 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (22.64%) Ember.js
7 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
7 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
7 12 (22.64%) MVC
8 10 (18.87%) CSS3
9 8 (15.09%) Web Development
9 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.21%) Perl
10 7 (13.21%) OOP
10 7 (13.21%) Ajax
11 6 (11.32%) PHP5
11 6 (11.32%) PHP4
11 6 (11.32%) Subversion
11 6 (11.32%) XML
11 6 (11.32%) MS Office
11 6 (11.32%) SQL
11 6 (11.32%) Java
12 5 (9.43%) ActionScript
12 5 (9.43%) VBA

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) WordPress
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) CICS
4 1 (1.89%) TPMS
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LTE
2 1 (1.89%) ATM
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Extranet
2 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Informix
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) PHP Developer
3 12 (22.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Magento Developer
7 2 (3.77%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Junior
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Programmer
8 1 (1.89%) Service Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (77.36%) HTML
2 31 (58.49%) CSS
3 15 (28.30%) HTML5
4 14 (26.42%) Symfony
5 12 (22.64%) jQuery
5 12 (22.64%) Backbone.js
5 12 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (22.64%) Ember.js
5 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
6 10 (18.87%) CSS3
7 7 (13.21%) Ajax
8 6 (11.32%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) XHTML
10 4 (7.55%) CakePHP
10 4 (7.55%) LAMP
10 4 (7.55%) .NET
10 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.55%) XSLT
11 1 (1.89%) SOAP
11 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Social Network
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) MVC
2 8 (15.09%) Web Development
2 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
3 7 (13.21%) OOP
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) SEO
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) Scrum
7 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) TDD
7 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience Design
7 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.89%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) JavaScript
2 32 (60.38%) PHP
3 7 (13.21%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) PHP5
4 6 (11.32%) PHP4
4 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) ActionScript
5 5 (9.43%) VBA
6 4 (7.55%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) VB
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Zend
2 4 (7.55%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
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