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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 24 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing MySQL 16 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.08% 2.10% 3.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.91% 10.00% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 6
Average daily rate £302 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £28.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -30.24%
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
115 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.51% 21.00% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 31
Average daily rate £328 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -92.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 9 £291 -3.16% 13
Southport - 4 £319 -
St Helens - 2 £240 -
Wirral - 1 - - 4
MySQL
North West

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Subversion
4 6 (31.58%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) Zend
5 5 (26.32%) PHP 5
5 5 (26.32%) iPad
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Symfony
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) PuTTY
1 2 (10.53%) WinSCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) QlikView
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (10.53%) WATIR
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.26%) Zend Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft BI Architect
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) REST
2 6 (31.58%) SOAP
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) Symfony
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) Autofac
6 2 (10.53%) CakePHP
6 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) SAML
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) XSD
6 2 (10.53%) Yii
6 2 (10.53%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) OWASP
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PHP 5
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Zend
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Twitter
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat