The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 29 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.47% 1.35% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.12% 5.13% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
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£388 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -0.79%
MySQL
South East

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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
68 78 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.37% 26.26% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Dartford - 1 - - 1
Gravesend - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 3
Sandwich - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Canterbury - - - - 1
MySQL
South East

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) Apache
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) Laravel
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) JBoss
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Nagios
6 3 (17.65%) Symfony
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) YAML
7 2 (11.76%) Veritas
7 2 (11.76%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (29.41%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 2 (11.76%) WordPress
3 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Ingres
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Laravel
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) Symfony
4 2 (11.76%) YAML
4 2 (11.76%) LAMP
4 2 (11.76%) Zend Framework
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) OS/400
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) TDD
1 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas
3 2 (11.76%) Zend
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Riverbed