The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 57 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.01% 1.31% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.37% 7.04% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £300 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+62.96% +50.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
183 142 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.02% 18.66% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 135
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £21.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
MySQL
North West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £300 - 4
Chester +9 1 £98 -78.33% 4
Crewe - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Northwich - - - - 1
MySQL
North West

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) XML
3 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 9 (40.91%) PHP
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) OO
6 7 (31.82%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) XHTML
7 6 (27.27%) Web Design
7 6 (27.27%) Django
7 6 (27.27%) PHP5
8 5 (22.73%) REST
8 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
8 5 (22.73%) Subversion
8 5 (22.73%) Marketing
8 5 (22.73%) JSON
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) CMS
8 5 (22.73%) LAMP
8 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) VBScript
9 4 (18.18%) VB
9 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
9 4 (18.18%) C
9 4 (18.18%) C#

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Python Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
6 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Python Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) XHTML
5 6 (27.27%) Django
6 5 (22.73%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) LAMP
6 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) Middleware
8 2 (9.09%) Sass
8 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.09%) Leaflet
8 2 (9.09%) Flask
9 1 (4.55%) Symfony
9 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
1 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) OO
2 6 (27.27%) Web Design
3 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) PHP5
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) VBScript
7 4 (18.18%) VB
7 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 4 (18.18%) C
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) C++
8 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
9 1 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) VMware