The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 57 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 34 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.54% 2.42% 3.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.22% 12.08% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 29
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£300 £290 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £322 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £31.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +26.26%
MySQL
North West

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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
303 240 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.66% 20.00% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 147 210
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Average hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 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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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
Cheadle - 1 £225 -
Altrincham - 1 £213 - 2
Wigan - 1 £300 -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
MySQL
North West

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 35 (70.00%) CSS
2 34 (68.00%) HTML
2 34 (68.00%) PHP
3 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (50.00%) jQuery
5 18 (36.00%) CMS
6 15 (30.00%) Apache
7 14 (28.00%) Java
7 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.00%) Spring
8 12 (24.00%) Drupal
8 12 (24.00%) LAMP
8 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
8 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 11 (22.00%) OOP
9 11 (22.00%) OO
9 11 (22.00%) XML
9 11 (22.00%) Linux
9 11 (22.00%) Ajax
10 9 (18.00%) TDD
10 9 (18.00%) Magento
10 9 (18.00%) HTML5
10 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle
11 8 (16.00%) Content Management
12 7 (14.00%) Scrum
12 7 (14.00%) Web Services
12 7 (14.00%) JBoss
12 7 (14.00%) UML
12 7 (14.00%) OO PHP

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (36.00%) CMS
2 15 (30.00%) Apache
3 12 (24.00%) Drupal
4 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (10.00%) Escenic
5 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (4.00%) WordPress
6 2 (4.00%) Liferay
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Behat
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Magento Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Java Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Magento Developer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) CSS
2 34 (68.00%) HTML
3 25 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (24.00%) Spring
4 12 (24.00%) LAMP
4 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (22.00%) XML
5 11 (22.00%) Ajax
6 9 (18.00%) HTML5
7 7 (14.00%) Web Services
7 7 (14.00%) CSS3
8 6 (12.00%) .NET
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (10.00%) JSF
9 5 (10.00%) Java RMI
9 5 (10.00%) XHTML
9 5 (10.00%) EJB
9 5 (10.00%) Struts
9 5 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Derivative
1 3 (6.00%) Telematics
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (22.00%) OOP
3 11 (22.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 8 (16.00%) Content Management
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) UML
6 7 (14.00%) OO PHP
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 5 (10.00%) Web Development
8 5 (10.00%) BDD
8 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 5 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (10.00%) RUP
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Code Coverage
10 2 (4.00%) EAI
10 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) PHP
2 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) Scala
5 5 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (8.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) PHP5
8 1 (2.00%) XPath
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) JBoss
3 5 (10.00%) Zend
4 4 (8.00%) Twitter
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) HP
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