The first table below looks at the demand for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 15 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 33 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.04% 5.18% 7.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.67% 26.67% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 18
Average daily rate £288 £280 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £178 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £319 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
101 75 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.67% 19.43% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 63
Average daily rate £298 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MySQL
Cambridgeshire

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the Cambridge region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Cambridge region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 34 (77.27%) PHP
2 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 21 (47.73%) HTML
4 19 (43.18%) Web Services
4 19 (43.18%) OO
5 18 (40.91%) Linux
5 18 (40.91%) CSS
6 17 (38.64%) Apache
7 16 (36.36%) Ajax
8 15 (34.09%) PHP5
9 14 (31.82%) Nagios
10 13 (29.55%) LAMP
10 13 (29.55%) C#
10 13 (29.55%) jQuery
11 12 (27.27%) WCF
11 12 (27.27%) MVC
12 11 (25.00%) XHTML
12 11 (25.00%) Ubuntu
12 11 (25.00%) WordPress
12 11 (25.00%) Android
12 11 (25.00%) Apple iOS
12 11 (25.00%) Android Development
12 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 9 (20.45%) REST
15 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (15.91%) Java
16 6 (13.64%) .NET
16 6 (13.64%) Oracle
17 5 (11.36%) Games

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 17 (38.64%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) WordPress
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Continuum
General
1 5 (11.36%) Games
2 4 (9.09%) Online Betting
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 11 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (13.64%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Programmer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) Web Services
3 18 (40.91%) CSS
4 16 (36.36%) Ajax
5 13 (29.55%) LAMP
5 13 (29.55%) jQuery
6 12 (27.27%) WCF
7 11 (25.00%) XHTML
8 9 (20.45%) REST
9 6 (13.64%) .NET
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.82%) CGI
11 3 (6.82%) J2EE
12 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.27%) Symfony
12 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.27%) SOAP
12 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 11 (25.00%) Android
2 11 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) OO
2 12 (27.27%) MVC
3 11 (25.00%) Android Development
3 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.82%) Web Development
5 3 (6.82%) OOP
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.27%) Kanban
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Content Management
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.27%) RAD
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) PHP
2 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) PHP5
4 13 (29.55%) C#
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Java
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Nagios
2 4 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Munin
4 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Percona
3 3 (6.82%) Rackspace
3 3 (6.82%) Sun
3 3 (6.82%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau
4 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.27%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago