The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank - 45 31
Contract jobs citing MySQL 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.15% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.10% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +62.96%
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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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
71 98 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.45% 22.53% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 50
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £15.06 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle