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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 82 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1147 1094 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.31% 2.34% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.04% 10.26% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 743 675
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 40 17
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -35.38%
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
10385 10662 9834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.95% 22.77% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7001 6700 6146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 243 238
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.00 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £47.58 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 576 £375 +5.26% 197
South East -37 183 £330 +1.53% 100
South West +8 113 £400 +37.93% 60
East of England -9 78 £404 +15.35% 28
North West -13 58 £325 +1.56% 68
Yorkshire -13 50 £305 +10.90% 59
East Midlands +14 38 £250 -16.66% 26
West Midlands -9 37 £295 -1.66% 22
North East -21 12 £300 -10.44% 13
Midlands +1 1 - -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1332 (51.27%) PHP
2 1120 (43.11%) HTML
3 1035 (39.84%) JavaScript
4 1021 (39.30%) Linux
5 976 (37.57%) CSS
6 804 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 664 (25.56%) SQL
8 656 (25.25%) Apache
9 635 (24.44%) jQuery
10 602 (23.17%) Java
11 555 (21.36%) Git (software)
12 506 (19.48%) MVC
13 482 (18.55%) Oracle
14 479 (18.44%) HTML5
15 472 (18.17%) UNIX
16 438 (16.86%) Web Services
17 391 (15.05%) TDD
18 371 (14.28%) OO
18 371 (14.28%) LAMP
19 346 (13.32%) Subversion
20 333 (12.82%) XML
21 324 (12.47%) SQL Server
22 323 (12.43%) Python
23 322 (12.39%) MongoDB
24 314 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
24 314 (12.09%) Zend
25 303 (11.66%) Relational Database
26 298 (11.47%) Open Source
27 293 (11.28%) CSS3
28 287 (11.05%) Windows

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 656 (25.25%) Apache
2 234 (9.01%) Tomcat
3 201 (7.74%) Drupal
4 175 (6.74%) CMS
5 126 (4.85%) JBoss
6 119 (4.58%) WordPress
7 118 (4.54%) nginx
8 78 (3.00%) IIS
9 65 (2.50%) Node.js
10 55 (2.12%) WebLogic
11 49 (1.89%) Apache Solr
12 47 (1.81%) Confluence
13 46 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (1.54%) OpenStack
15 30 (1.15%) Joomla!
16 20 (0.77%) GlassFish
17 19 (0.73%) WebSphere
18 17 (0.65%) Moodle
19 16 (0.62%) Alfresco
20 15 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 85 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.19%) MS Office
4 26 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.12%) MS Project
10 2 (0.077%) SPSS
11 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 83 (3.19%) Magento
2 11 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.23%) CA Clarity
6 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.077%) LabWindows
8 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.077%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.077%) Shopify
9 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.038%) Cordys
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.038%) RMDS
9 1 (0.038%) Summit
9 1 (0.038%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.038%) Tridion
9 1 (0.038%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 163 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
3 53 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 29 (1.12%) PaaS
5 25 (0.96%) GitHub
6 24 (0.92%) SaaS
7 22 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.58%) Route 53
9 15 (0.58%) Heroku
10 14 (0.54%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.42%) Joyent
11 11 (0.42%) Engine Yard
12 8 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.23%) IaaS
13 6 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.19%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.19%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (4.08%) HTTP
2 104 (4.00%) Internet
3 97 (3.73%) DNS
4 94 (3.62%) LDAP
5 87 (3.35%) TCP/IP
6 65 (2.50%) SSL
7 58 (2.23%) Firewall
8 36 (1.39%) LAN
9 31 (1.19%) SAN
10 26 (1.00%) VPN
11 25 (0.96%) SSH
12 24 (0.92%) WAN
13 21 (0.81%) DHCP
14 18 (0.69%) VoIP
15 17 (0.65%) Intranet
16 16 (0.62%) FTP
17 15 (0.58%) HTTPS
17 15 (0.58%) VLAN
18 13 (0.50%) Network Security
18 13 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 322 (12.39%) MongoDB
3 303 (11.66%) Relational Database
4 250 (9.62%) NoSQL
5 247 (9.51%) PostgreSQL
6 106 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 98 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 91 (3.50%) Redis
9 87 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 70 (2.69%) Oracle Database
11 68 (2.62%) MariaDB
12 61 (2.35%) Hadoop
13 57 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (1.92%) Big Data
15 41 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (1.50%) CouchDB
17 35 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
18 34 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 30 (1.15%) DB2
20 27 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 555 (21.36%) Git (software)
2 346 (13.32%) Subversion
3 194 (7.47%) Jenkins
4 161 (6.20%) PHPUnit
5 160 (6.16%) JIRA
6 114 (4.39%) Maven
7 86 (3.31%) Selenium
7 86 (3.31%) Eclipse
8 84 (3.23%) JUnit
9 53 (2.04%) Ant
10 44 (1.69%) Hudson
11 42 (1.62%) Mercurial
12 33 (1.27%) Jasmine
13 31 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
14 29 (1.12%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.08%) Visual Studio
16 23 (0.89%) Mockito
17 22 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 21 (0.81%) IntelliJ
19 20 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 199 (7.66%) Finance
2 112 (4.31%) Marketing
3 68 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 66 (2.54%) Games
5 51 (1.96%) Retail
6 44 (1.69%) Banking
7 26 (1.00%) Advertising
8 25 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.92%) Publishing
10 17 (0.65%) Back Office
11 16 (0.62%) Electronics
12 11 (0.42%) Legal
13 9 (0.35%) Music Industry
14 7 (0.27%) Law
15 6 (0.23%) Automotive
16 5 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.15%) Local Government
17 4 (0.15%) Billing
17 4 (0.15%) Military
18 3 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1620 (62.36%) Developer
2 648 (24.94%) PHP Developer
3 233 (8.97%) Java Developer
4 186 (7.16%) Web Developer
5 142 (5.47%) Senior Developer
6 137 (5.27%) Architect
7 108 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 105 (4.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 98 (3.77%) Drupal Developer
10 91 (3.50%) Analyst
10 91 (3.50%) DBA
11 74 (2.85%) Software Engineer
12 71 (2.73%) Administrator
13 67 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
14 66 (2.54%) Senior PHP Developer
15 60 (2.31%) PHP Web Developer
16 49 (1.89%) Consultant
17 48 (1.85%) Technical Architect
18 47 (1.81%) Magento Developer
19 46 (1.77%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1120 (43.11%) HTML
2 976 (37.57%) CSS
3 635 (24.44%) jQuery
4 479 (18.44%) HTML5
5 438 (16.86%) Web Services
6 371 (14.28%) LAMP
7 333 (12.82%) XML
8 293 (11.28%) CSS3
9 260 (10.01%) Symfony
10 252 (9.70%) Spring
11 246 (9.47%) Ajax
12 217 (8.35%) REST
13 199 (7.66%) JSON
14 188 (7.24%) RESTful
15 157 (6.04%) .NET
16 154 (5.93%) SOAP
17 141 (5.43%) Hibernate
18 136 (5.23%) Laravel
18 136 (5.23%) AngularJS
19 130 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 298 (11.47%) Open Source
2 109 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 105 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 93 (3.58%) User Experience
6 92 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 70 (2.69%) Clustering
8 46 (1.77%) Digital Media
9 43 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.62%) Replication
11 38 (1.46%) Social Media
12 37 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 36 (1.39%) Visualisation
14 31 (1.19%) Data Integration
15 29 (1.12%) Taxonomies
16 25 (0.96%) E-Learning
16 25 (0.96%) W3C
17 22 (0.85%) Mathematics
18 17 (0.65%) Wiki
18 17 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1021 (39.30%) Linux
2 472 (18.17%) UNIX
3 287 (11.05%) Windows
4 199 (7.66%) CentOS
5 107 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 91 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 91 (3.50%) Ubuntu
7 82 (3.16%) Android
8 73 (2.81%) Debian
9 67 (2.58%) Mac OS X
10 49 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (1.54%) Solaris
13 30 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.73%) Windows Phone
15 15 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
16 14 (0.54%) AIX
17 13 (0.50%) Windows XP
18 12 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
19 11 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (19.48%) MVC
3 391 (15.05%) TDD
4 371 (14.28%) OO
5 314 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
6 281 (10.82%) Scrum
7 263 (10.12%) DevOps
8 261 (10.05%) E-Commerce
9 214 (8.24%) Web Development
10 173 (6.66%) Software Engineering
11 167 (6.43%) OOP
12 156 (6.00%) Configuration Management
13 133 (5.12%) BDD
14 129 (4.97%) OO PHP
15 126 (4.85%) Unit Testing
16 115 (4.43%) Automated Testing
17 98 (3.77%) Mentoring
18 97 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
19 93 (3.58%) Project Management
20 92 (3.54%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1332 (51.27%) PHP
2 1035 (39.84%) JavaScript
3 664 (25.56%) SQL
4 602 (23.17%) Java
5 323 (12.43%) Python
6 280 (10.78%) Ruby
7 239 (9.20%) Perl
8 214 (8.24%) PHP5
9 160 (6.16%) Bash Shell
10 126 (4.85%) Shell Script
11 122 (4.70%) C#
12 106 (4.08%) PL/SQL
13 100 (3.85%) C++
14 56 (2.16%) C
15 42 (1.62%) Scala
16 32 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.12%) Objective-C
18 26 (1.00%) PowerShell
19 21 (0.81%) Clojure
20 16 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 136 (5.23%) Degree
2 102 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 64 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (0.65%) CCNA
6 15 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.50%) RHCE
7 13 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.35%) MCITP
8 9 (0.35%) ISEB
9 8 (0.31%) MCSE
9 8 (0.31%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.23%) CISSP
11 5 (0.19%) CCNP
11 5 (0.19%) CCSA
12 4 (0.15%) CISM
12 4 (0.15%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.15%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.15%) PhD
12 4 (0.15%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.39%) QA
2 10 (0.38%) COBIT
3 9 (0.35%) SLA
4 8 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
6 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 72 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.58%) Varnish
3 38 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.81%) Docker
5 17 (0.65%) NFS
5 17 (0.65%) Xen
6 15 (0.58%) VMware ESX
6 15 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.58%) Postfix
7 14 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.46%) vSphere
9 11 (0.42%) Shibboleth
9 11 (0.42%) XenServer
9 11 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.42%) Samba
9 11 (0.42%) Firmware
10 9 (0.35%) KVM
11 8 (0.31%) vCloud
12 7 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 252 (9.70%) Puppet
2 225 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (4.62%) Nagios
4 48 (1.85%) Salt
5 42 (1.62%) Cacti
6 38 (1.46%) ZABBIX
6 38 (1.46%) Ansible
7 24 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 24 (0.92%) HAProxy
8 21 (0.81%) Cobbler
9 15 (0.58%) Zenoss
10 13 (0.50%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.42%) SCCM
12 10 (0.38%) collectd
13 9 (0.35%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.31%) logstash
15 7 (0.27%) Kibana
15 7 (0.27%) Ganglia
15 7 (0.27%) yum
15 7 (0.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 482 (18.55%) Oracle
2 314 (12.09%) Zend
3 214 (8.24%) Red Hat
4 169 (6.51%) Microsoft
5 141 (5.43%) VMware
6 69 (2.66%) Rackspace
7 68 (2.62%) Google
8 42 (1.62%) hybris
9 38 (1.46%) Twitter
10 34 (1.31%) HP
10 34 (1.31%) Cisco
10 34 (1.31%) IBM
11 28 (1.08%) Percona
12 27 (1.04%) Citrix
13 26 (1.00%) Business Objects
14 25 (0.96%) Sybase
14 25 (0.96%) SAP
14 25 (0.96%) Adobe
14 25 (0.96%) Facebook
15 23 (0.89%) Apple
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Brewers
Rate: Salary circa £40k plus benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Execellence ltd
Rate: VAT
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago