The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 58 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 30 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.77% 2.21% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.03% 8.61% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 6
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£500 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £183 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £325 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
MySQL
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
299 244 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.58% 25.66% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 160 132
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (46.38%) PHP
2 29 (42.03%) Ruby
3 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.58%) HTML
4 27 (39.13%) NoSQL
5 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
5 26 (37.68%) CSS
6 24 (34.78%) Linux
7 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
7 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
8 21 (30.43%) Apache
9 19 (27.54%) DevOps
10 18 (26.09%) Bash Shell
10 18 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (23.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (23.19%) Puppet
12 16 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (23.19%) Python
12 16 (23.19%) SQL
13 15 (21.74%) Oracle
13 15 (21.74%) TDD
13 15 (21.74%) CSS3
14 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
14 13 (18.84%) Web Services
14 13 (18.84%) MVC
15 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
15 12 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (17.39%) JSON
15 12 (17.39%) jQuery

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (30.43%) Apache
2 8 (11.59%) Node.js
3 7 (10.14%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.25%) nginx
4 5 (7.25%) CMS
5 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.35%) Kentico
7 2 (2.90%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.90%) ArcSDE
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (1.45%) WordPress
8 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.70%) SaaS
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.25%) Route 53
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) SSL
1 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
1 7 (10.14%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
3 18 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (23.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
6 9 (13.04%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.25%) RavenDB
7 5 (7.25%) Redis
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
9 3 (4.35%) SimpleDB
9 3 (4.35%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.45%) Big Data
11 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) Subversion
3 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.80%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (4.35%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.25%) Law
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) PHP Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Technical Architect
4 10 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Head of Architecture
8 4 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.90%) GIS Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) HTML
2 26 (37.68%) CSS
3 15 (21.74%) CSS3
4 13 (18.84%) Web Services
5 12 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (17.39%) JSON
5 12 (17.39%) jQuery
6 11 (15.94%) HTML5
6 11 (15.94%) .NET
7 10 (14.49%) Django
7 10 (14.49%) LAMP
7 10 (14.49%) Play Framework
8 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 8 (11.59%) Ajax
10 7 (10.14%) Doctrine
11 6 (8.70%) WCF
11 6 (8.70%) REST
12 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (5.80%) XML
14 3 (4.35%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.25%) Open Source
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.35%) iPhone
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) GIS
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Android
3 5 (7.25%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
3 19 (27.54%) DevOps
4 15 (21.74%) TDD
5 13 (18.84%) MVC
6 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 10 (14.49%) Software Architecture
8 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.14%) CMMI
10 6 (8.70%) OOP
10 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
10 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.70%) User Stories
11 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.25%) Kanban
11 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.25%) Web Development
11 5 (7.25%) Scrum
12 4 (5.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) PHP
2 29 (42.03%) Ruby
3 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (26.09%) Bash Shell
5 16 (23.19%) Python
5 16 (23.19%) SQL
6 10 (14.49%) Scala
7 8 (11.59%) Java
7 8 (11.59%) C++
8 7 (10.14%) C#
9 4 (5.80%) Perl
10 3 (4.35%) PHP5
10 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) COBIT
2 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Puppet
1 16 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.25%) HAProxy
3 3 (4.35%) Cobbler
3 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.35%) Salt
3 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Zend
3 7 (10.14%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.35%) Sencha
4 3 (4.35%) Appcelerator
4 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) Percona
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
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