The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Birmingham 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 37 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 23 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.20% 2.58% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.69% 11.27% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +66.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
130 142 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.11% 22.94% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 92 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MySQL
West Midlands

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 1 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 1 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 43 (74.14%) HTML
2 40 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 31 (53.45%) PHP
4 28 (48.28%) CSS
5 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 19 (32.76%) HTML5
7 17 (29.31%) jQuery
8 16 (27.59%) Perl
9 15 (25.86%) SQL
9 15 (25.86%) CSS3
10 12 (20.69%) XML
10 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
11 11 (18.97%) MVC
11 11 (18.97%) Java
11 11 (18.97%) Ajax
11 11 (18.97%) Web Development
12 9 (15.52%) Magento
12 9 (15.52%) MS Office
13 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
13 8 (13.79%) Migration
13 8 (13.79%) WordPress
14 7 (12.07%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (12.07%) SEO
14 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.07%) Adobe
14 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
14 7 (12.07%) UNIX
14 7 (12.07%) Photoshop
14 7 (12.07%) Oracle
14 7 (12.07%) VBA

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.79%) WordPress
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) CMS
5 2 (3.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 7 (12.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.07%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LTE
2 2 (3.45%) 4G
3 1 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.72%) 2G
3 1 (1.72%) 3G
3 1 (1.72%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Informix
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (96.55%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) PHP Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Web Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Database Developer
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.62%) UNIX Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) OSS Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) DBA
8 2 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Development DBA
8 2 (3.45%) Database Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Radio Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (74.14%) HTML
2 28 (48.28%) CSS
3 19 (32.76%) HTML5
4 17 (29.31%) jQuery
5 15 (25.86%) CSS3
6 12 (20.69%) XML
7 11 (18.97%) Ajax
8 6 (10.34%) .NET
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.34%) XHTML
8 6 (10.34%) Symfony
8 6 (10.34%) Backbone.js
8 6 (10.34%) Ember.js
8 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (8.62%) Sass
9 5 (8.62%) JSON
9 5 (8.62%) CGI
9 5 (8.62%) XSLT
9 5 (8.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.97%) MVC
2 11 (18.97%) Web Development
3 8 (13.79%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) SEO
5 5 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (8.62%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (8.62%) OOP
6 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Content Management
8 1 (1.72%) User Experience Design
8 1 (1.72%) ETL
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 31 (53.45%) PHP
3 16 (27.59%) Perl
4 15 (25.86%) SQL
5 11 (18.97%) Java
6 7 (12.07%) VBA
7 6 (10.34%) C#
7 6 (10.34%) PHP5
8 5 (8.62%) PHP4
9 4 (6.90%) ActionScript
10 3 (5.17%) Python
11 1 (1.72%) Ruby
11 1 (1.72%) C
11 1 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.72%) VB
11 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Adobe
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Sybase
2 6 (10.34%) Zend
3 5 (8.62%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) Sony
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss