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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 80 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1192 1303 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.35% 2.62% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.60% 11.93% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 893 627
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 14
Average hourly rate £20.25 £40.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.91% +80.00%
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
11241 10920 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 21.97% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7432 7054 5680
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 181 209
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.20 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £55.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -4 587 £388 +3.33% 295
South East -37 153 £350 +13.82% 189
West Midlands -5 88 £300 +4.34% 53
Yorkshire -19 87 £363 +3.57% 78
North West +12 80 £330 +6.02% 95
South West -7 80 £375 +7.14% 63
East of England -3 62 £350 +7.69% 69
East Midlands +5 50 £375 +7.14% 49
North East -8 9 £369 +47.50% 16
Midlands - 1 £500 - 1
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 997 (46.11%) PHP
2 872 (40.33%) HTML
3 866 (40.06%) Linux
4 812 (37.56%) JavaScript
5 751 (34.74%) CSS
6 624 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
7 547 (25.30%) Java
8 537 (24.84%) SQL
9 446 (20.63%) Apache
10 424 (19.61%) jQuery
11 423 (19.57%) Oracle
12 420 (19.43%) Git (software)
13 385 (17.81%) HTML5
14 347 (16.05%) MongoDB
15 333 (15.40%) Puppet
16 328 (15.17%) SQL Server
17 327 (15.12%) DevOps
18 323 (14.94%) Web Services
19 308 (14.25%) Python
20 307 (14.20%) Windows
20 307 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
21 297 (13.74%) Ruby
22 279 (12.90%) MVC
23 264 (12.21%) PostgreSQL
24 262 (12.12%) UNIX
25 253 (11.70%) OO
25 253 (11.70%) LAMP
26 246 (11.38%) Red Hat
27 243 (11.24%) TDD
28 240 (11.10%) Scrum

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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
1 446 (20.63%) Apache
2 170 (7.86%) Tomcat
3 155 (7.17%) Drupal
4 128 (5.92%) nginx
5 124 (5.74%) CMS
6 106 (4.90%) WordPress
7 77 (3.56%) JBoss
8 69 (3.19%) Node.js
9 65 (3.01%) OpenStack
10 62 (2.87%) IIS
11 55 (2.54%) WebLogic
12 42 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
13 40 (1.85%) Confluence
14 36 (1.67%) Apache Solr
15 32 (1.48%) SharePoint
16 29 (1.34%) Joomla!
17 27 (1.25%) WebSphere
18 19 (0.88%) Jetty
19 16 (0.74%) MediaWiki
19 16 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 71 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 25 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (1.11%) MS Office
5 14 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.23%) MS Project
9 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 72 (3.33%) Magento
2 9 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.28%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.093%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.093%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.046%) Tridion
7 1 (0.046%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.046%) RMDS
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 236 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (1.94%) GitHub
4 34 (1.57%) PaaS
5 33 (1.53%) SaaS
6 30 (1.39%) Amazon S3
7 27 (1.25%) Heroku
8 23 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (0.69%) Engine Yard
10 14 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.32%) IaaS
12 7 (0.32%) Route 53
13 5 (0.23%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.093%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 131 (6.06%) DNS
2 130 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 128 (5.92%) HTTP
4 112 (5.18%) Firewall
5 92 (4.26%) SSL
6 85 (3.93%) Internet
7 64 (2.96%) VPN
8 47 (2.17%) LDAP
9 40 (1.85%) IPsec
10 39 (1.80%) DHCP
11 31 (1.43%) FTP
12 26 (1.20%) VLAN
13 25 (1.16%) SAN
14 21 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
15 20 (0.93%) Network Security
15 20 (0.93%) LAN
16 17 (0.79%) WAN
17 16 (0.74%) SMTP
18 15 (0.69%) HTTPS
19 13 (0.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (16.05%) MongoDB
2 328 (15.17%) SQL Server
3 264 (12.21%) PostgreSQL
4 206 (9.53%) Relational Database
5 201 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 112 (5.18%) RDBMS
7 90 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 77 (3.56%) Redis
9 64 (2.96%) Oracle Database
10 47 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (2.04%) Hadoop
13 43 (1.99%) Big Data
14 42 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (1.39%) DB2
17 29 (1.34%) MariaDB
18 19 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
19 18 (0.83%) CouchDB
20 17 (0.79%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 420 (19.43%) Git (software)
2 224 (10.36%) Jenkins
3 222 (10.27%) Subversion
4 86 (3.98%) JIRA
5 71 (3.28%) Maven
5 71 (3.28%) PHPUnit
6 43 (1.99%) JUnit
7 42 (1.94%) Ant
8 35 (1.62%) Eclipse
8 35 (1.62%) Selenium
9 34 (1.57%) Mercurial
10 33 (1.53%) Hudson
11 29 (1.34%) Cucumber
12 28 (1.30%) Grunt
13 25 (1.16%) RSpec
14 23 (1.06%) Visual Studio
15 22 (1.02%) Gradle
16 19 (0.88%) JMeter
16 19 (0.88%) NetBeans
17 18 (0.83%) Bower
General
1 137 (6.34%) Finance
2 86 (3.98%) Marketing
3 57 (2.64%) Retail
4 45 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 38 (1.76%) Advertising
6 35 (1.62%) Games
7 30 (1.39%) Banking
8 26 (1.20%) Publishing
9 13 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.51%) Legal
11 9 (0.42%) Electronics
11 9 (0.42%) Back Office
12 7 (0.32%) Automotive
13 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.093%) German Language
15 2 (0.093%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.093%) Local Government
15 2 (0.093%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.093%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1243 (57.49%) Developer
2 411 (19.01%) PHP Developer
3 169 (7.82%) Java Developer
4 165 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 137 (6.34%) Web Developer
6 114 (5.27%) Architect
7 107 (4.95%) DBA
8 89 (4.12%) Administrator
9 80 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
10 78 (3.61%) Senior Developer
11 69 (3.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 65 (3.01%) Front-End Developer
13 60 (2.78%) Magento Developer
14 56 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
15 55 (2.54%) Analyst
16 51 (2.36%) Technical Architect
16 51 (2.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 49 (2.27%) MySQL DBA
18 48 (2.22%) Software Engineer
18 48 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (40.33%) HTML
2 751 (34.74%) CSS
3 424 (19.61%) jQuery
4 385 (17.81%) HTML5
5 323 (14.94%) Web Services
6 253 (11.70%) LAMP
7 231 (10.68%) CSS3
8 201 (9.30%) Ajax
9 180 (8.33%) XML
10 161 (7.45%) .NET
11 145 (6.71%) REST
12 131 (6.06%) Spring
13 122 (5.64%) JSON
14 121 (5.60%) J2EE
15 120 (5.55%) Symfony
16 118 (5.46%) AngularJS
17 113 (5.23%) RESTful
18 104 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails
19 92 (4.26%) SOAP
20 84 (3.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (10.50%) Open Source
2 88 (4.07%) Clustering
3 72 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 57 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.50%) User Experience
7 53 (2.45%) Replication
8 40 (1.85%) Digital Media
9 37 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 32 (1.48%) Visualisation
12 30 (1.39%) Wiki
13 21 (0.97%) Device Driver
13 21 (0.97%) W3C
14 16 (0.74%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.60%) DTV
15 13 (0.60%) Online Games
15 13 (0.60%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.56%) STB
16 12 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 866 (40.06%) Linux
2 307 (14.20%) Windows
3 262 (12.12%) UNIX
4 179 (8.28%) CentOS
5 126 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 116 (5.37%) Ubuntu
7 56 (2.59%) Android
8 54 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 39 (1.80%) Debian
10 37 (1.71%) Solaris
11 33 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 22 (1.02%) Windows 7
14 22 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.74%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.69%) SUSE
17 14 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
18 11 (0.51%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (15.12%) DevOps
3 307 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
4 279 (12.90%) MVC
5 253 (11.70%) OO
6 243 (11.24%) TDD
7 240 (11.10%) Scrum
8 220 (10.18%) Configuration Management
9 172 (7.96%) Web Development
10 170 (7.86%) E-Commerce
11 152 (7.03%) OOP
12 137 (6.34%) Software Engineering
13 100 (4.63%) BDD
14 96 (4.44%) OO PHP
15 79 (3.65%) Unit Testing
16 77 (3.56%) Load Balancing
17 75 (3.47%) Automated Testing
18 72 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
18 72 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
19 71 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 997 (46.11%) PHP
2 812 (37.56%) JavaScript
3 547 (25.30%) Java
4 537 (24.84%) SQL
5 308 (14.25%) Python
6 297 (13.74%) Ruby
7 197 (9.11%) Perl
8 161 (7.45%) Bash Shell
9 117 (5.41%) C#
9 117 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 108 (5.00%) PHP5
11 64 (2.96%) Scala
12 54 (2.50%) C++
13 40 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 30 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 29 (1.34%) PowerShell
15 29 (1.34%) Groovy
16 21 (0.97%) Objective-C
17 20 (0.93%) VB.NET
17 20 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 136 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 84 (3.89%) Degree
3 78 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.65%) CCNA
8 11 (0.51%) CCNP
9 8 (0.37%) MCITP
10 7 (0.32%) MCDBA
11 6 (0.28%) CISSP
12 5 (0.23%) PhD
12 5 (0.23%) MCSE
13 4 (0.19%) CCIE
13 4 (0.19%) RHCE
14 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.14%) ISEB
14 3 (0.14%) RHCA
14 3 (0.14%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.91%) QA
2 10 (0.46%) SLA
3 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.093%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.093%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.046%) WAI
6 1 (0.046%) COBIT
System Software
1 70 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.13%) Docker
4 40 (1.85%) Varnish
5 25 (1.16%) iptables
6 23 (1.06%) Postfix
7 22 (1.02%) Samba
8 21 (0.97%) vCloud
8 21 (0.97%) Hyper-V
9 20 (0.93%) vSphere
10 16 (0.74%) NFS
11 15 (0.69%) XenServer
12 12 (0.56%) Xen
13 11 (0.51%) Shibboleth
14 9 (0.42%) XenApp
15 8 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.32%) Firmware
16 7 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.32%) HDFS
17 6 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 333 (15.40%) Puppet
2 215 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (4.90%) Nagios
4 83 (3.84%) Ansible
5 73 (3.38%) Salt
6 49 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 43 (1.99%) HAProxy
8 40 (1.85%) Vagrant
9 34 (1.57%) Cacti
10 28 (1.30%) Cobbler
11 26 (1.20%) Kibana
12 23 (1.06%) logstash
13 16 (0.74%) Zenoss
14 15 (0.69%) NetBackup
15 14 (0.65%) collectd
16 13 (0.60%) SCCM
17 11 (0.51%) Capistrano
18 10 (0.46%) Opsview
19 9 (0.42%) Graphite
20 7 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 423 (19.57%) Oracle
2 246 (11.38%) Red Hat
3 162 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 162 (7.49%) Zend
4 152 (7.03%) VMware
5 48 (2.22%) Rackspace
6 43 (1.99%) Percona
7 41 (1.90%) Adobe
8 40 (1.85%) Google
9 35 (1.62%) HP
10 33 (1.53%) Cisco
11 32 (1.48%) IBM
12 28 (1.30%) Citrix
13 27 (1.25%) hybris
14 24 (1.11%) Apple
14 24 (1.11%) Twitter
15 22 (1.02%) Splunk
16 19 (0.88%) Sybase
16 19 (0.88%) SAP
17 18 (0.83%) Akamai
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 Per Day Ltd Co
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Explore Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Success Digital
Rate: £350-400 Daily Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago