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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 41 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 7 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.85% 5.72% 4.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 21.43% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +13.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £399 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £8.75 £40.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%
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Cambridgeshire

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
63 98 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.67% 26.70% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 29
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) PHP
5 8 (38.10%) RESTful
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
5 8 (38.10%) OOP
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) Laravel
6 7 (33.33%) Apache
7 6 (28.57%) Symfony
8 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) LAMP
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (19.05%) Twitter
9 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Python
9 4 (19.05%) HTTP
9 4 (19.05%) PHP5
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) nginx
9 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
10 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
11 2 (9.52%) XML
11 2 (9.52%) Java
11 2 (9.52%) C++

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Grunt
2 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Firebug
2 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 3 (14.29%) UI Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Graduate
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Graduate
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 14 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) RESTful
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) Laravel
4 6 (28.57%) Symfony
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) LAMP
6 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) DOM
8 1 (4.76%) XHTML
8 1 (4.76%) .NET
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (4.76%) LESS
8 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Debian
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OOP
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 2 (9.52%) Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) SEO
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Android Development
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) PHP5
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Twitter
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat