The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 55 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 7 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 2.25% 3.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.38% 11.35% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 22
Median daily rate £363 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +22.58%
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
160 141 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.19% 19.80% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 88 107
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £264 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £20.45 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) JBoss
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) Node.js
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WildFly
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) DbUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JMeter
2 2 (14.29%) jMock
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Mockito
2 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (14.29%) PowerMock
4 2 (14.29%) Servlets
4 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Struts
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) API Design
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com