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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 32 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.36% 0.70% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.57% 2.74% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
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£388 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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
74 73 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.83% 25.52% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 28
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Dartford - 1 - - 1
Gravesend - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 3
Sandwich - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
MySQL
South East

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Apache
4 5 (27.78%) Laravel
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Nagios
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) JBoss
6 3 (16.67%) Debian
6 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (16.67%) Symfony
6 3 (16.67%) Puppet
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.11%) YAML
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
7 2 (11.11%) Cacti

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (27.78%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 2 (11.11%) Drupal
3 2 (11.11%) WordPress
3 2 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Ingres
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Laravel
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Symfony
4 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) YAML
4 2 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) OS/400
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
1 7 (38.89%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) OOP
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) Zend
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco