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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 82 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing MySQL 3 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 1.31% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.08% 7.54% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £284 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
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
279 199 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.20% 17.40% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 83 82
Average daily rate £380 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 6 (50.00%) PHP
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) JUnit
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) JMeter
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) CMS
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (41.67%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Drupal
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) JMeter
1 3 (25.00%) HttpUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) BCP
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) Korn
6 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) VMware