The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 23 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.46% 0.95% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.65% 3.77% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£425 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.84%
MySQL
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
43 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.39% 25.12% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 6
Average daily rate £400 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Chester

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

MySQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Memcached
2 1 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Memcached
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle