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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 33 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 25 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.99% 5.73% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.58% 23.89% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 2
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£300 £388 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +68.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £207 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £447 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +62.96%
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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
106 113 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.16% 23.99% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 22
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £428 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) PHP
3 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) CSS
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) Java
8 8 (24.24%) Symfony
8 8 (24.24%) Drupal
8 8 (24.24%) HTML5
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 6 (18.18%) Python
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 5 (15.15%) .NET
11 5 (15.15%) SOAP
11 5 (15.15%) Web Services
11 5 (15.15%) C++
11 5 (15.15%) RESTful
11 5 (15.15%) jQuery
11 5 (15.15%) Web Development
12 4 (12.12%) JSON
12 4 (12.12%) WordPress
12 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
12 4 (12.12%) MVC
12 4 (12.12%) CMS
12 4 (12.12%) OOD
12 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.12%) OO
12 4 (12.12%) Apache
12 4 (12.12%) Tomcat

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (24.24%) Drupal
2 4 (12.12%) WordPress
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) PHP Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
3 8 (24.24%) Symfony
3 8 (24.24%) HTML5
4 5 (15.15%) RESTful
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) XSLT
5 4 (12.12%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) XHTML
6 3 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) JPA
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware
7 2 (6.06%) LAMP
7 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Web Development
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) OO
2 4 (12.12%) OOD
2 4 (12.12%) MVC
3 3 (9.09%) OOP
3 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) ERP
4 2 (6.06%) Web Design
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.03%) BDD
5 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) PHP
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) PHP5
9 1 (3.03%) Erlang
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Varnish
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (6.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Zend
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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