The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 59 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 10 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 1.26% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.62% 6.19% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 15
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£350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £311 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
MySQL
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
178 194 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.98% 20.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 93 105
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £13.10 £40.57 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.71% +78.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the Cheshire region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Cheshire region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £433 - 5
Chester +10 2 £268 - 3
Crewe - - - - 2
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 4
Wilmslow - - - -
Winsford - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
MySQL
North West

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Web Design
5 4 (22.22%) LAMP
5 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (22.22%) PHP5
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) Subversion
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (16.67%) XHTML
6 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) XML

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) LAMP
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
2 4 (22.22%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) XHTML
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Leaflet
4 2 (11.11%) Flask
4 2 (11.11%) Django
5 1 (5.56%) Laravel
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Chemistry
2 1 (5.56%) Biology
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Web Design
3 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) CMMI
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PHP5
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PhD
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Varnish
1 1 (5.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Ganglia
1 1 (5.56%) YUM
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp