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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 35 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing MySQL 24 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.96% 5.69% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.91% 25.55% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 3
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£310 £283 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.46% +13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.24% +80.00%
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
161 137 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.85% 22.28% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 88 61
Average daily rate £325 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.10% -35.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 23 (71.88%) PHP
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) CSS
4 12 (37.50%) jQuery
5 10 (31.25%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) Ajax
7 8 (25.00%) PHP5
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) OOP
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) HTML5
10 5 (15.63%) Drupal
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) Adobe
11 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
11 4 (12.50%) Middleware
11 4 (12.50%) ETL
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
11 4 (12.50%) SOAP
11 4 (12.50%) Clustering
11 4 (12.50%) Asset Management

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (15.63%) Drupal
2 3 (9.38%) WordPress
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) PhpStorm
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (21.88%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
1 17 (53.13%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) jQuery
3 9 (28.13%) Ajax
4 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) .NET
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) Middleware
6 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) Yii
6 4 (12.50%) REST
6 4 (12.50%) CSS3
6 4 (12.50%) Laravel
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.25%) JSP
8 2 (6.25%) LAMP
8 2 (6.25%) Symfony
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.13%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) New Media
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) OOP
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) Android Development
7 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) SEO
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) PHP
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) PHP5
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PHP4
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Adobe
3 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 4 (12.50%) Akamai
3 4 (12.50%) Zend
4 2 (6.25%) Sun
4 2 (6.25%) Facebook
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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