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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 40 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 19 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.55% 3.00% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.57% 16.31% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 12
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£325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £44.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +26.50%
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
140 141 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.79% 18.41% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -66.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 September 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 1 September 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 32 (84.21%) HTML
1 32 (84.21%) JavaScript
1 32 (84.21%) CSS
2 25 (65.79%) jQuery
3 22 (57.89%) PHP
4 16 (42.11%) HTML5
5 15 (39.47%) Linux
6 13 (34.21%) MVC
7 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.68%) Subversion
7 9 (23.68%) Apache
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 8 (21.05%) Photoshop
8 8 (21.05%) CSS3
9 7 (18.42%) WordPress
9 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
9 7 (18.42%) Ajax
9 7 (18.42%) XHTML
10 6 (15.79%) OOP
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) Java
10 6 (15.79%) Zend
10 6 (15.79%) Laravel
11 5 (13.16%) Magento
11 5 (13.16%) RESTful
11 5 (13.16%) Adobe
12 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.53%) UNIX

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) WordPress
3 4 (10.53%) nginx
3 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.63%) Drupal
5 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Telnet
1 1 (2.63%) SSH
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Subversion
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) PhpStorm
4 3 (7.89%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
1 1 (2.63%) Games
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 6 (15.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (13.16%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Magento Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Perl Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) HTML
1 32 (84.21%) CSS
2 25 (65.79%) jQuery
3 16 (42.11%) HTML5
4 8 (21.05%) CSS3
5 7 (18.42%) Ajax
5 7 (18.42%) XHTML
6 6 (15.79%) Web Services
6 6 (15.79%) Laravel
7 5 (13.16%) RESTful
8 4 (10.53%) Symfony
9 3 (7.89%) Django
9 3 (7.89%) iPhone SDK
9 3 (7.89%) LAMP
9 3 (7.89%) Flask
10 2 (5.26%) XML
10 2 (5.26%) JSP
11 1 (2.63%) .NET
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) New Media
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) MVC
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) OOP
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (10.53%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Web Design
6 1 (2.63%) SEO
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Content Management
6 1 (2.63%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 22 (57.89%) PHP
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) PHP4
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
6 3 (7.89%) PHP5
7 2 (5.26%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Zend
2 5 (13.16%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Facebook
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
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