The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 30 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing MySQL 15 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.08% 3.25% 4.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 14.29% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
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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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 77 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.30% 22.78% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 62
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £182 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 22 (52.38%) PHP
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) LAMP
6 10 (23.81%) Tcl
6 10 (23.81%) Perl
6 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 10 (23.81%) Linux
6 10 (23.81%) REST
7 9 (21.43%) JIRA
7 9 (21.43%) Web Services
8 8 (19.05%) Scrum
9 7 (16.67%) Windows
9 7 (16.67%) jQuery
10 6 (14.29%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
11 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.90%) Apache
11 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
11 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.90%) .NET
11 5 (11.90%) C#
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 5 (11.90%) TDD
11 5 (11.90%) NUnit

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) WordPress
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (7.14%) CloudFront
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) PBX
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Redis
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) Triplestore
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.90%) NUnit
2 5 (11.90%) CruiseControl
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) PHP Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 7 (16.67%) DBA
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) CSS Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior MySQL DBA
5 2 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior MySQL Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
1 11 (26.19%) LAMP
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
2 10 (23.81%) REST
3 9 (21.43%) Web Services
4 7 (16.67%) jQuery
5 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.90%) .NET
6 5 (11.90%) WCF
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (11.90%) HTML5
7 4 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (4.76%) Memcached
8 2 (4.76%) CSS3
8 2 (4.76%) Laravel
8 2 (4.76%) Symfony
8 2 (4.76%) DOM
8 2 (4.76%) XHTML
8 2 (4.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 5 (11.90%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Ontologies
3 2 (4.76%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) MPEG
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Scrum
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.90%) MVC
3 5 (11.90%) TDD
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) Web Application Development
4 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (4.76%) Web Development
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.76%) Workflow
5 2 (4.76%) RDF
5 2 (4.76%) OO
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) SOA
5 2 (4.76%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) PHP
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) Tcl
5 10 (23.81%) Perl
6 6 (14.29%) Python
7 5 (11.90%) C#
7 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.14%) PHP5
8 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.14%) Ruby
9 2 (4.76%) SPARQL
10 1 (2.38%) sed
10 1 (2.38%) C
10 1 (2.38%) AWK
10 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Varnish
2 1 (2.38%) KVM
2 1 (2.38%) Samba
2 1 (2.38%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Bacula
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
1 1 (2.38%) Munin
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.38%) Percona
2 1 (2.38%) Red Gate