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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 21 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 33 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.13% 1.09% 2.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.11% 8.51% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £375 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +32.97%
MySQL
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
94 47 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.30% 12.84% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 13 55
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £383 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 25 (53.19%) PHP
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) SQL
4 13 (27.66%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) HTML
5 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 12 (25.53%) REST
6 10 (21.28%) LAMP
6 10 (21.28%) CSS
6 10 (21.28%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) JIRA
8 8 (17.02%) Tcl
8 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 8 (17.02%) Perl
9 7 (14.89%) C#
9 7 (14.89%) MVC
9 7 (14.89%) Windows
9 7 (14.89%) WCF
9 7 (14.89%) jQuery
10 6 (12.77%) Subversion
10 6 (12.77%) Open Source
10 6 (12.77%) Apache
11 5 (10.64%) Python
11 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
11 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.64%) .NET
11 5 (10.64%) Oracle
11 5 (10.64%) TDD
11 5 (10.64%) NUnit

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) Node.js
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.26%) WordPress
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.38%) CloudFront
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.26%) Triplestore
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.64%) NUnit
3 5 (10.64%) CruiseControl
3 5 (10.64%) MSBuild
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.26%) Grunt
5 2 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Continuum
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) PHP Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.89%) DBA
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) MySQL DBA
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) HTML
1 12 (25.53%) REST
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
2 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) LAMP
3 7 (14.89%) WCF
3 7 (14.89%) jQuery
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.64%) HTML5
4 5 (10.64%) .NET
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.38%) Symfony
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 2 (4.26%) Memcached
6 2 (4.26%) DOM
6 2 (4.26%) XHTML
6 2 (4.26%) J2SE
6 2 (4.26%) ExpressJS
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Ontologies
2 2 (4.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.13%) MPEG
3 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Scrum
3 7 (14.89%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) TDD
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Web Development
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.38%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.26%) SOA
6 2 (4.26%) RDF
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (4.26%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) PHP
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.79%) SQL
4 13 (27.66%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) Tcl
5 8 (17.02%) Perl
6 7 (14.89%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) Python
7 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.51%) PHP5
9 3 (6.38%) Ruby
9 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.26%) SPARQL
11 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.13%) sed
11 1 (2.13%) AWK
11 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.13%) MCITP
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) KVM
2 2 (4.26%) Varnish
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Samba
3 1 (2.13%) qmail
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 3 (6.38%) Munin
3 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Percona
2 3 (6.38%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.13%) Red Gate