The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 73 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 4 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 1.45% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 8.74% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -7.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
217 183 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.08% 16.59% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 71 60
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.90 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) PHP
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) Web Development
6 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) EJB
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Java EE
7 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.64%) Android Development
8 3 (13.64%) iOS Development
8 3 (13.64%) GlassFish
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.64%) WordPress
8 3 (13.64%) Android
8 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
8 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
8 3 (13.64%) Graphic Design
8 3 (13.64%) JSON

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (13.64%) GlassFish
1 3 (13.64%) WordPress
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (13.64%) UI Developer
3 3 (13.64%) UI Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Java EE
4 4 (18.18%) EJB
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
5 3 (13.64%) XHTML
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) JavaBeans
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (4.55%) Grails
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Graphic Design
1 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Web Development
2 3 (13.64%) OOP
2 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) Android Development
2 3 (13.64%) iOS Development
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Korn
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace