The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 68 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1390 1183 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.72% 2.42% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.72% 10.82% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 785 868
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 22
Average hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £23.75 £16.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
MySQL
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10925 10934 11236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.38% 22.38% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6888 6896 6609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 192 272
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £17.50 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in England

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in England

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in England

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 708 £375 +7.14% 349
South East +12 222 £328 -6.42% 155
South West +1 121 £375 +36.36% 44
East of England +16 120 £375 +15.38% 66
West Midlands +5 62 £320 +16.36% 30
North West -2 52 £303 +0.83% 85
Yorkshire -42 42 £300 +4.34% 88
East Midlands -2 38 £325 +8.33% 36
North East -19 10 £250 -28.57% 17
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1348 (52.23%) PHP
2 1131 (43.82%) HTML
3 1048 (40.60%) JavaScript
4 1017 (39.40%) CSS
5 938 (36.34%) Linux
6 638 (24.72%) jQuery
7 630 (24.41%) Java
8 593 (22.98%) Apache
9 567 (21.97%) SQL
10 505 (19.57%) Git (software)
11 500 (19.37%) MVC
12 496 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
13 452 (17.51%) OO
14 436 (16.89%) HTML5
15 430 (16.66%) Oracle
16 424 (16.43%) TDD
17 415 (16.08%) Web Services
18 391 (15.15%) XML
18 391 (15.15%) LAMP
19 382 (14.80%) UNIX
20 371 (14.37%) SQL Server
20 371 (14.37%) Subversion
21 325 (12.59%) Scrum
22 319 (12.36%) Python
23 318 (12.32%) Zend
24 307 (11.89%) Ajax
25 290 (11.24%) CSS3
26 276 (10.69%) E-Commerce
27 269 (10.42%) Ruby
28 262 (10.15%) Open Source

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 593 (22.98%) Apache
2 245 (9.49%) Tomcat
3 178 (6.90%) Drupal
4 173 (6.70%) CMS
5 112 (4.34%) WordPress
6 92 (3.56%) nginx
7 74 (2.87%) IIS
8 66 (2.56%) Confluence
9 56 (2.17%) WebLogic
10 48 (1.86%) Node.js
11 44 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
12 40 (1.55%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.32%) Moodle
14 32 (1.24%) Apache Solr
15 28 (1.08%) SharePoint
16 26 (1.01%) Joomla!
17 21 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
18 19 (0.74%) MQSeries
19 16 (0.62%) MS Exchange
20 14 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 33 (1.28%) MS Office
4 24 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.077%) GIMP
9 1 (0.039%) Maya
9 1 (0.039%) CATIA
9 1 (0.039%) InDesign
9 1 (0.039%) Windchill
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 103 (3.99%) Magento
2 12 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.19%) Shopify
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.12%) Agresso
5 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.077%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.077%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.077%) Summit
6 2 (0.077%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.077%) LabWindows
6 2 (0.077%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.077%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.039%) Tridion
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 162 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (2.36%) Amazon S3
4 38 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.32%) SaaS
6 30 (1.16%) GitHub
7 18 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
8 11 (0.43%) CloudFront
9 10 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (0.35%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.27%) ElastiCache
12 7 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.23%) Route 53
14 5 (0.19%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.15%) PaaS
15 4 (0.15%) Joyent
16 3 (0.12%) IaaS
16 3 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 115 (4.46%) HTTP
2 93 (3.60%) Internet
3 83 (3.22%) LDAP
4 74 (2.87%) DNS
5 62 (2.40%) Firewall
6 59 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 58 (2.25%) SSH
8 44 (1.70%) VPN
9 38 (1.47%) SSL
10 35 (1.36%) SAN
11 34 (1.32%) LAN
12 30 (1.16%) WAN
13 24 (0.93%) SNMP
14 21 (0.81%) IPsec
15 19 (0.74%) Network Security
15 19 (0.74%) DHCP
16 18 (0.70%) VoIP
16 18 (0.70%) NAS
17 17 (0.66%) Intranet
18 15 (0.58%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 262 (10.15%) Relational Database
3 230 (8.91%) MongoDB
4 216 (8.37%) NoSQL
5 215 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 82 (3.18%) RDBMS
8 77 (2.98%) Big Data
9 76 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 72 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 65 (2.52%) Oracle Database
12 64 (2.48%) Redis
13 49 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
14 47 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 36 (1.39%) DB2
17 31 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
19 26 (1.01%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 505 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 371 (14.37%) Subversion
3 188 (7.28%) Jenkins
4 170 (6.59%) JIRA
5 129 (5.00%) PHPUnit
6 110 (4.26%) Maven
7 90 (3.49%) Selenium
8 88 (3.41%) JUnit
9 66 (2.56%) Eclipse
10 63 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 61 (2.36%) Hudson
12 52 (2.01%) Ant
13 42 (1.63%) Mercurial
14 27 (1.05%) Jasmine
15 26 (1.01%) Mockito
16 23 (0.89%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 23 (0.89%) Behat
17 22 (0.85%) WebDriver
18 21 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 174 (6.74%) Finance
2 89 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 88 (3.41%) Marketing
4 62 (2.40%) Games
5 42 (1.63%) Retail
6 40 (1.55%) Banking
7 33 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.05%) Publishing
9 24 (0.93%) Advertising
10 19 (0.74%) Electronics
11 15 (0.58%) Back Office
12 9 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.31%) Music Industry
14 7 (0.27%) Automotive
14 7 (0.27%) Law
15 6 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.19%) Front Office
16 5 (0.19%) Legal
17 4 (0.15%) Billing
17 4 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1716 (66.49%) Developer
2 682 (26.42%) PHP Developer
3 271 (10.50%) Web Developer
4 221 (8.56%) Java Developer
5 152 (5.89%) Senior Developer
6 109 (4.22%) Analyst
7 108 (4.18%) Architect
8 107 (4.15%) Administrator
8 107 (4.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 107 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 106 (4.11%) DBA
10 95 (3.68%) PHP Web Developer
11 93 (3.60%) Drupal Developer
12 90 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
13 74 (2.87%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 67 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
14 67 (2.60%) Software Engineer
15 66 (2.56%) Magento Developer
16 63 (2.44%) Senior PHP Developer
17 60 (2.32%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1131 (43.82%) HTML
2 1017 (39.40%) CSS
3 638 (24.72%) jQuery
4 436 (16.89%) HTML5
5 415 (16.08%) Web Services
6 391 (15.15%) XML
6 391 (15.15%) LAMP
7 307 (11.89%) Ajax
8 290 (11.24%) CSS3
9 255 (9.88%) Symfony
10 253 (9.80%) Spring
11 221 (8.56%) JSON
12 206 (7.98%) REST
13 177 (6.86%) .NET
14 170 (6.59%) SOAP
15 165 (6.39%) RESTful
16 140 (5.42%) Hibernate
17 122 (4.73%) AngularJS
18 113 (4.38%) Zend Framework
19 100 (3.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 262 (10.15%) Open Source
2 81 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 62 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 58 (2.25%) Replication
5 57 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (2.21%) Digital Media
6 52 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 45 (1.74%) Social Media
8 33 (1.28%) E-Learning
9 31 (1.20%) Clustering
10 24 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 23 (0.89%) W3C
12 22 (0.85%) Data Integration
13 21 (0.81%) Web 2.0
14 20 (0.77%) Data Extraction
15 19 (0.74%) Social Network
16 17 (0.66%) Wiki
17 16 (0.62%) VLE
18 15 (0.58%) DTV
19 14 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 938 (36.34%) Linux
2 382 (14.80%) UNIX
3 233 (9.03%) Windows
4 157 (6.08%) CentOS
5 127 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 91 (3.53%) Debian
7 84 (3.25%) Apple iOS
8 80 (3.10%) Android
9 67 (2.60%) Ubuntu
10 46 (1.78%) Solaris
11 32 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 29 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.66%) AIX
16 16 (0.62%) Fedora
17 10 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.35%) HPUX
19 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
20 5 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (19.37%) MVC
2 496 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (17.51%) OO
4 424 (16.43%) TDD
5 325 (12.59%) Scrum
6 276 (10.69%) E-Commerce
7 245 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
8 225 (8.72%) DevOps
9 221 (8.56%) OOP
10 207 (8.02%) Web Development
11 154 (5.97%) OO PHP
12 148 (5.73%) BDD
13 141 (5.46%) Software Engineering
14 118 (4.57%) Unit Testing
15 102 (3.95%) ETL
16 96 (3.72%) Data Modelling
17 95 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
18 94 (3.64%) Configuration Management
19 91 (3.53%) Migration
20 90 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1348 (52.23%) PHP
2 1048 (40.60%) JavaScript
3 630 (24.41%) Java
4 567 (21.97%) SQL
5 319 (12.36%) Python
6 269 (10.42%) Ruby
7 261 (10.11%) Perl
8 259 (10.03%) PHP5
9 187 (7.25%) C#
10 166 (6.43%) Bash Shell
11 117 (4.53%) C++
12 98 (3.80%) Shell Script
13 79 (3.06%) PL/SQL
14 71 (2.75%) C
15 55 (2.13%) Scala
16 40 (1.55%) T-SQL
17 38 (1.47%) Groovy
18 23 (0.89%) PowerShell
19 22 (0.85%) Objective-C
20 19 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (5.62%) Degree
2 69 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (0.81%) CCNA
6 18 (0.70%) CISSP
7 15 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.39%) RHCE
9 9 (0.35%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.27%) MCITP
11 7 (0.27%) CCSA
11 7 (0.27%) MCSE
12 6 (0.23%) ISEB
13 5 (0.19%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.15%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.15%) CISM
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.33%) QA
2 17 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.54%) COBIT
4 10 (0.39%) SLA
5 8 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
6 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) WCAG
9 2 (0.077%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.077%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 63 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.05%) Varnish
4 22 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (0.81%) Xen
6 19 (0.74%) NFS
6 19 (0.74%) Postfix
6 19 (0.74%) XenServer
7 17 (0.66%) Samba
8 16 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.62%) KVM
9 15 (0.58%) vSphere
10 13 (0.50%) Snort
11 12 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.43%) vCloud
13 10 (0.39%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.31%) Sendmail
15 6 (0.23%) Shibboleth
15 6 (0.23%) Docker
15 6 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 214 (8.29%) Puppet
2 150 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (3.72%) Nagios
4 49 (1.90%) ZABBIX
5 45 (1.74%) Cacti
6 35 (1.36%) Salt
7 27 (1.05%) Vagrant
8 18 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 17 (0.66%) Data Guard
9 17 (0.66%) Capistrano
10 16 (0.62%) Ansible
11 13 (0.50%) YUM
12 12 (0.46%) Zenoss
13 9 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.23%) SCOM
15 6 (0.23%) OpenView
16 5 (0.19%) Ganglia
16 5 (0.19%) Backup Exec
16 5 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 430 (16.66%) Oracle
2 318 (12.32%) Zend
3 214 (8.29%) Red Hat
4 131 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 108 (4.18%) VMware
6 95 (3.68%) JBoss
7 61 (2.36%) Rackspace
8 51 (1.98%) Percona
9 50 (1.94%) Google
10 48 (1.86%) hybris
11 44 (1.70%) Cisco
12 37 (1.43%) IBM
12 37 (1.43%) HP
13 34 (1.32%) Citrix
14 31 (1.20%) Sybase
15 28 (1.08%) Sitecore
15 28 (1.08%) Twitter
16 26 (1.01%) Adobe
17 24 (0.93%) Facebook
18 21 (0.81%) SAP
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