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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 74 74 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 16 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.63% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.37% 3.48% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £253 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +62.96%
MySQL
Scotland

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
251 230 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.57% 17.97% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 121 76
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -61.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 14 (53.85%) PHP
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
6 7 (26.92%) J2EE
7 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) CMS
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
8 5 (19.23%) Python
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) WordPress
9 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
10 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
10 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
1 5 (19.23%) CMS
2 4 (15.38%) WordPress
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) SSH
1 2 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Maven
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Hudson
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) HttpUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 5 (19.23%) DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Build Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 9 (34.62%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.69%) Spring
7 2 (7.69%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) MyBatis
8 1 (3.85%) JSF
8 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
8 1 (3.85%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (19.23%) Web Development
2 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
3 2 (7.69%) Release Management
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile First
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Content Management
3 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) PHP
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Alterian
3 1 (3.85%) Zend