The first table below looks at the demand for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 54 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.53% 2.97% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.10% 11.84% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate £250 £264 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
196 76 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.97% 25.08% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 45 53
Average daily rate £275 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.90 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +14.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MySQL
England

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -27 8 £238 -15.55% 10
Northumberland - 1 - -
Durham - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Drupal
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) WordPress
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) Classic ASP
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Intranet
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) Apache
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) SUSE

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (35.71%) Drupal
2 3 (21.43%) WordPress
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) Classic ASP
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) SUSE
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) PHP5
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) IBM