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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 81 72 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1171 1228 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.38% 2.56% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.74% 11.84% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 852 630
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +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
10903 10376 9047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.16% 21.63% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7254 6734 5575
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 173 219
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.05% +32.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -5 581 £380 +1.33% 301
South East -12 172 £350 +12.90% 173
Yorkshire -10 87 £375 +7.14% 73
North West +2 74 £350 +7.69% 104
West Midlands -4 74 £300 +3.89% 58
South West -18 70 £375 +7.14% 66
East of England +3 57 £350 +3.70% 57
East Midlands -7 40 £400 +6.66% 43
North East 0 16 £625 +66.66% 19
Midlands - 1 £500 - 1
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 995 (45.25%) PHP
2 879 (39.97%) Linux
3 877 (39.88%) HTML
4 829 (37.70%) JavaScript
5 765 (34.79%) CSS
6 672 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 572 (26.01%) Java
8 569 (25.88%) SQL
9 433 (19.69%) Apache
10 427 (19.42%) Git (software)
11 424 (19.28%) Oracle
12 413 (18.78%) jQuery
13 367 (16.69%) HTML5
14 358 (16.28%) MongoDB
15 339 (15.42%) SQL Server
16 333 (15.14%) Puppet
17 323 (14.69%) DevOps
18 322 (14.64%) Python
19 317 (14.42%) Web Services
19 317 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
20 299 (13.60%) Ruby
21 290 (13.19%) Windows
22 284 (12.91%) PostgreSQL
23 281 (12.78%) Scrum
24 278 (12.64%) MVC
25 271 (12.32%) UNIX
25 271 (12.32%) OO
26 259 (11.78%) TDD
27 255 (11.60%) LAMP
28 238 (10.82%) Open Source

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 433 (19.69%) Apache
2 177 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 149 (6.78%) Drupal
4 117 (5.32%) nginx
5 115 (5.23%) CMS
6 99 (4.50%) WordPress
7 94 (4.27%) JBoss
8 80 (3.64%) Node.js
9 64 (2.91%) IIS
10 54 (2.46%) OpenStack
10 54 (2.46%) WebLogic
11 44 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
11 44 (2.00%) Confluence
12 34 (1.55%) SharePoint
13 33 (1.50%) Apache Solr
14 32 (1.46%) WebSphere
15 27 (1.23%) Joomla!
16 21 (0.95%) Jetty
16 21 (0.95%) Mule ESB
17 16 (0.73%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 70 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.86%) Photoshop
3 26 (1.18%) MS Office
4 19 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.50%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.23%) MS Project
9 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 73 (3.32%) Magento
2 12 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.091%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.091%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.045%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.045%) RMDS
6 1 (0.045%) Summit
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.045%) Tridion
6 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 227 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (2.05%) GitHub
4 39 (1.77%) SaaS
5 35 (1.59%) PaaS
6 33 (1.50%) Amazon S3
7 28 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (0.95%) Heroku
9 16 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.41%) Route 53
12 8 (0.36%) Engine Yard
13 7 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.32%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.32%) IaaS
14 6 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 137 (6.23%) HTTP
2 134 (6.09%) DNS
3 129 (5.87%) TCP/IP
4 113 (5.14%) Firewall
5 97 (4.41%) SSL
6 93 (4.23%) Internet
7 66 (3.00%) VPN
8 57 (2.59%) LDAP
9 45 (2.05%) DHCP
10 41 (1.86%) IPsec
11 30 (1.36%) FTP
12 28 (1.27%) Network Security
13 26 (1.18%) SAN
14 22 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
15 20 (0.91%) VLAN
16 17 (0.77%) LAN
16 17 (0.77%) WAN
17 15 (0.68%) Intranet
17 15 (0.68%) SMTP
18 14 (0.64%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (16.28%) MongoDB
2 339 (15.42%) SQL Server
3 284 (12.91%) PostgreSQL
4 228 (10.37%) Relational Database
5 203 (9.23%) NoSQL
6 120 (5.46%) RDBMS
7 86 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 82 (3.73%) Redis
9 58 (2.64%) Oracle Database
10 45 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 43 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (1.73%) Big Data
13 34 (1.55%) DB2
14 33 (1.50%) Hadoop
14 33 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (1.27%) MariaDB
16 18 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (0.77%) CouchDB
17 17 (0.77%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 427 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 228 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 213 (9.69%) Subversion
4 91 (4.14%) JIRA
5 78 (3.55%) Maven
6 61 (2.77%) PHPUnit
7 48 (2.18%) JUnit
8 45 (2.05%) Selenium
9 43 (1.96%) Ant
10 42 (1.91%) Mercurial
11 38 (1.73%) Cucumber
12 36 (1.64%) Hudson
13 33 (1.50%) Eclipse
14 28 (1.27%) Grunt
15 26 (1.18%) RSpec
15 26 (1.18%) Gradle
16 25 (1.14%) Visual Studio
17 23 (1.05%) JMeter
18 20 (0.91%) Gerrit
18 20 (0.91%) NetBeans
General
1 146 (6.64%) Finance
2 81 (3.68%) Marketing
3 65 (2.96%) Retail
4 53 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.55%) Games
6 33 (1.50%) Advertising
7 32 (1.46%) Banking
8 24 (1.09%) Publishing
9 13 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.50%) Legal
11 10 (0.45%) Back Office
11 10 (0.45%) Automotive
11 10 (0.45%) Electronics
12 7 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.091%) Military
14 2 (0.091%) Front Office
14 2 (0.091%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.091%) French Language
14 2 (0.091%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1275 (57.98%) Developer
2 421 (19.15%) PHP Developer
3 174 (7.91%) Java Developer
4 160 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 135 (6.14%) Web Developer
6 128 (5.82%) Architect
7 106 (4.82%) DBA
8 85 (3.87%) Drupal Developer
8 85 (3.87%) Administrator
9 82 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 71 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 64 (2.91%) Magento Developer
12 59 (2.68%) Front-End Developer
13 57 (2.59%) Technical Architect
14 55 (2.50%) Analyst
15 53 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
15 53 (2.41%) Software Engineer
16 51 (2.32%) MySQL DBA
17 50 (2.27%) .NET Developer
18 46 (2.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 877 (39.88%) HTML
2 765 (34.79%) CSS
3 413 (18.78%) jQuery
4 367 (16.69%) HTML5
5 317 (14.42%) Web Services
6 255 (11.60%) LAMP
7 227 (10.32%) CSS3
8 196 (8.91%) Ajax
9 182 (8.28%) XML
10 165 (7.50%) .NET
11 153 (6.96%) REST
12 141 (6.41%) Spring
13 130 (5.91%) Symfony
14 123 (5.59%) J2EE
14 123 (5.59%) AngularJS
15 120 (5.46%) JSON
16 113 (5.14%) Ruby on Rails
17 109 (4.96%) RESTful
18 95 (4.32%) SOAP
19 92 (4.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 238 (10.82%) Open Source
2 89 (4.05%) Clustering
3 74 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.73%) Replication
5 60 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 59 (2.68%) User Experience
7 47 (2.14%) Digital Media
8 35 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 31 (1.41%) Wiki
10 31 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (0.95%) W3C
12 14 (0.64%) Public Cloud
12 14 (0.64%) DTV
12 14 (0.64%) STB
12 14 (0.64%) Fixed Income
12 14 (0.64%) Device Driver
12 14 (0.64%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 879 (39.97%) Linux
2 290 (13.19%) Windows
3 271 (12.32%) UNIX
4 160 (7.28%) CentOS
5 123 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 113 (5.14%) Ubuntu
7 54 (2.46%) Android
8 52 (2.36%) Apple iOS
9 35 (1.59%) Solaris
10 34 (1.55%) Debian
11 32 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (1.18%) Mac OS X
14 21 (0.95%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (0.73%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.64%) SUSE
17 14 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
18 11 (0.50%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (14.69%) DevOps
3 317 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
4 281 (12.78%) Scrum
5 278 (12.64%) MVC
6 271 (12.32%) OO
7 259 (11.78%) TDD
8 231 (10.50%) Configuration Management
9 188 (8.55%) E-Commerce
10 176 (8.00%) Web Development
11 160 (7.28%) OOP
12 142 (6.46%) Software Engineering
13 101 (4.59%) BDD
13 101 (4.59%) OO PHP
14 90 (4.09%) Unit Testing
15 81 (3.68%) SOA
16 73 (3.32%) Mentoring
17 72 (3.27%) Automated Testing
17 72 (3.27%) Load Balancing
18 70 (3.18%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 995 (45.25%) PHP
2 829 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 572 (26.01%) Java
4 569 (25.88%) SQL
5 322 (14.64%) Python
6 299 (13.60%) Ruby
7 193 (8.78%) Perl
8 151 (6.87%) Bash Shell
9 120 (5.46%) C#
10 114 (5.18%) PHP5
11 112 (5.09%) Shell Script
12 73 (3.32%) Scala
13 57 (2.59%) C++
14 39 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.41%) PowerShell
15 31 (1.41%) Groovy
15 31 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.05%) Objective-C
17 19 (0.86%) C
17 19 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 143 (6.50%) Security Cleared
2 102 (4.64%) Degree
3 83 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.64%) CCNA
8 11 (0.50%) CCNP
9 8 (0.36%) MCITP
10 7 (0.32%) CISSP
10 7 (0.32%) ISEB
10 7 (0.32%) MCDBA
11 5 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.23%) PhD
11 5 (0.23%) MCSE
12 4 (0.18%) RHCE
12 4 (0.18%) CCIE
13 3 (0.14%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.14%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.14%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.96%) QA
2 15 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.55%) SLA
4 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.091%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.091%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.091%) COBIT
6 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 75 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (2.50%) Docker
3 50 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.77%) Varnish
5 25 (1.14%) iptables
6 24 (1.09%) vCloud
7 22 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 22 (1.00%) Postfix
8 21 (0.95%) vSphere
9 20 (0.91%) Samba
10 16 (0.73%) NFS
10 16 (0.73%) XenServer
11 11 (0.50%) Shibboleth
12 10 (0.45%) Xen
13 9 (0.41%) XenApp
13 9 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.36%) Squid
15 7 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 7 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 333 (15.14%) Puppet
2 218 (9.91%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (4.09%) Nagios
3 90 (4.09%) Ansible
4 83 (3.77%) Salt
5 49 (2.23%) ZABBIX
6 44 (2.00%) Vagrant
6 44 (2.00%) HAProxy
7 32 (1.46%) Cacti
8 28 (1.27%) Kibana
9 26 (1.18%) logstash
10 21 (0.95%) Cobbler
11 17 (0.77%) Zenoss
11 17 (0.77%) Rundeck
12 16 (0.73%) NetBackup
13 13 (0.59%) SCCM
14 11 (0.50%) SCOM
14 11 (0.50%) Capistrano
15 9 (0.41%) Plesk
15 9 (0.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 424 (19.28%) Oracle
2 234 (10.64%) Red Hat
3 170 (7.73%) Zend
4 154 (7.00%) Microsoft
5 145 (6.59%) VMware
6 45 (2.05%) HP
7 42 (1.91%) Rackspace
8 39 (1.77%) Adobe
9 38 (1.73%) Google
9 38 (1.73%) Cisco
9 38 (1.73%) Percona
10 34 (1.55%) IBM
11 29 (1.32%) Citrix
12 28 (1.27%) hybris
13 26 (1.18%) Splunk
14 23 (1.05%) Twitter
14 23 (1.05%) Apple
15 22 (1.00%) Sybase
16 18 (0.82%) SAP
16 18 (0.82%) Sun
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