The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Edinburgh 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 68 39 63
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Contract jobs citing MySQL 13 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 2.12% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.02% 12.50% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate £338 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £214 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £320 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
216 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.82% 17.00% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 48 82
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £70.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MySQL
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 20 (71.43%) HTML
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) PHP
3 16 (57.14%) CSS
4 11 (39.29%) jQuery
5 9 (32.14%) Web Development
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) Drupal
9 5 (17.86%) CMS
9 5 (17.86%) OOP
10 4 (14.29%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) WordPress
11 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
11 3 (10.71%) HTML5
11 3 (10.71%) XHTML
11 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
11 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
11 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (10.71%) Apache
11 3 (10.71%) Subversion
11 3 (10.71%) Spring
11 3 (10.71%) Ajax
12 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (7.14%) Ruby
12 2 (7.14%) Content Management

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (21.43%) Drupal
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
3 4 (14.29%) WordPress
4 3 (10.71%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.57%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Ant
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) PHP Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) HTML
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) XHTML
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (7.14%) OC4J
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
8 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.57%) Symfony
8 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.57%) CakePHP
8 1 (3.57%) Google Maps API
8 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.57%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
1 2 (7.14%) Blog
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
2 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Web Development
2 5 (17.86%) OOP
3 4 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) Android Development
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
1 17 (60.71%) PHP
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) PHP5
6 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Google