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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 55 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 11 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.35% 1.63% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.08% 7.85% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £231 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £320 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +3.84%
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
181 191 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.24% 20.76% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 93
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.28 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.11% +72.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 2
Chester +8 1 £438 +94.44% 3
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 6
Wilmslow - - - -
Winsford - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
MySQL
North West

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) PHP
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Retail
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) LAMP
6 4 (20.00%) Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) PHP5
6 4 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) Zend
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) IT Governance
7 3 (15.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Subversion
7 3 (15.00%) CMS
7 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) SAS
1 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) LAMP
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) XHTML
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Symfony
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Leaflet
5 1 (5.00%) Flask
5 1 (5.00%) Memcached
5 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (5.00%) Biology
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) CMMI
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) PHP5
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PhD
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
1 1 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (5.00%) YUM
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Zend
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
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