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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 33 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 12 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.22% 4.15% 6.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.22% 25.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
Average daily rate £400 £250 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -24.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
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
74 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.84% 16.61% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £256 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.09% -30.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 16 (47.06%) Python
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 11 (32.35%) Perl
3 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) PHP
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
4 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Bioinformatics
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
6 8 (23.53%) Web Development
7 7 (20.59%) Java
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) Biology
8 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
9 5 (14.71%) Qt
9 5 (14.71%) RESTful
9 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
9 5 (14.71%) HTML5
9 5 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (14.71%) Node.js
9 5 (14.71%) Unreal Engine
9 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.71%) jQuery
9 5 (14.71%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) Test Automation

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (14.71%) Node.js
2 4 (11.76%) JBoss
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.94%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.94%) RSpec
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (14.71%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Database Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Programmer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Data Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) Qt
3 5 (14.71%) RESTful
3 5 (14.71%) Spring
3 5 (14.71%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) Ajax
5 2 (5.88%) CSS3
5 2 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (2.94%) Django
6 1 (2.94%) Doctrine
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
6 1 (2.94%) Mason
6 1 (2.94%) OAuth
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.94%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Biology
3 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
5 3 (8.82%) Proteomics
6 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Informatics
6 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (26.47%) Bioinformatics
2 8 (23.53%) Web Development
3 5 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (14.71%) TDD
3 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Change Control
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) Parallel Computing
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) Validation
5 3 (8.82%) BDD
5 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Python
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) Perl
4 10 (29.41%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) PHP
5 7 (20.59%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) C
7 4 (11.76%) R
8 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.88%) Ruby
9 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Postgraduate
3 3 (8.82%) PhD
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) F5
2 2 (5.88%) FireEye
2 2 (5.88%) Juniper
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Siebel
2 2 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.94%) New Relic
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Vertica
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