The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 30 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.45% 2.44% 3.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 10.34% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £275 £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
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
74 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.20% 23.58% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 27
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.71 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.39% +31.57%
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 Merseyside

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Liverpool +2 6 - - 1
St Helens - - - -
MySQL
North West

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Web Design
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (42.86%) Orchard
3 6 (42.86%) Adobe
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) PHP5
5 3 (21.43%) Symfony
5 3 (21.43%) Zend
6 2 (14.29%) CakePHP
6 2 (14.29%) Laravel
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) Magento

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Front-End Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Consultant
4 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Symfony
5 2 (14.29%) CakePHP
5 2 (14.29%) Laravel
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Web Design
2 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 3 (21.43%) PHP5
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe
1 6 (42.86%) Orchard
2 3 (21.43%) Zend