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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 46 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 11 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.75% 2.14% 3.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.34% 8.84% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -35.38%
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
97 147 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.42% 24.18% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 95 57
Average daily rate £350 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £266 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 December 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 24 December 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 31 (86.11%) PHP
2 28 (77.78%) HTML
3 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (75.00%) CSS
4 16 (44.44%) Symfony
4 16 (44.44%) Zend
5 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (38.89%) Ember.js
6 14 (38.89%) Backbone.js
6 14 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (25.00%) MVC
8 8 (22.22%) Ajax
9 7 (19.44%) PHP5
9 7 (19.44%) OOP
10 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 5 (13.89%) HTML5
11 5 (13.89%) Drupal
11 5 (13.89%) UNIX
12 4 (11.11%) OO
12 4 (11.11%) Apache
12 4 (11.11%) Oracle
12 4 (11.11%) CSS3
12 4 (11.11%) Yii
13 3 (8.33%) Magento
13 3 (8.33%) Perl
13 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
13 3 (8.33%) LAMP
14 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.89%) Drupal
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) CICS
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) TPMS
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) ATM
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) VoIP
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) Informix
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (36.11%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.78%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) HTML
2 27 (75.00%) CSS
3 16 (44.44%) Symfony
4 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 14 (38.89%) Ember.js
5 14 (38.89%) Backbone.js
5 14 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (22.22%) Ajax
7 6 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) HTML5
9 4 (11.11%) Yii
9 4 (11.11%) CSS3
10 3 (8.33%) LAMP
11 2 (5.56%) XML
12 1 (2.78%) XHTML
12 1 (2.78%) JavaBeans
12 1 (2.78%) Web Services
12 1 (2.78%) J2EE
12 1 (2.78%) EJB
12 1 (2.78%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.78%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) Social Network
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) OOP
3 4 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) Android Development
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) TDD
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) PHP
2 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) PHP5
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) PHP4
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Java
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) KVM
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Zend
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Sybase
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Sun
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com