The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 59 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.95% 1.29% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.93% 5.67% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate £350 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £227 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £300 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
MySQL
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
227 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.62% 22.67% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 98 87
Average daily rate £400 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £99.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -84.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
Tyne and Wear -20 10 £388 +29.16% 16
Durham +9 8 £350 +22.80%
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (55.00%) CSS
2 21 (52.50%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) Linux
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (47.50%) Java
5 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (42.50%) TDD
6 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
7 12 (30.00%) RESTful
8 11 (27.50%) JSON
8 11 (27.50%) PHP
8 11 (27.50%) Oracle
8 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) BDD
10 9 (22.50%) Node.js
10 9 (22.50%) REST
10 9 (22.50%) Unix
10 9 (22.50%) SOAP
10 9 (22.50%) Web Services
10 9 (22.50%) jQuery
10 9 (22.50%) Spring
11 8 (20.00%) Scrum
11 8 (20.00%) LAMP
11 8 (20.00%) Java EE
11 8 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) XHTML
11 8 (20.00%) JSP
11 8 (20.00%) Servlets

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (22.50%) Node.js
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
1 1 (2.50%) SNMP
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
2 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
5 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (10.00%) SQLite
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.50%) Redis
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.50%) FishEye
6 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Magento Developer
5 3 (7.50%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) CSS
2 21 (52.50%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) RESTful
4 11 (27.50%) JSON
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
5 9 (22.50%) REST
5 9 (22.50%) SOAP
5 9 (22.50%) Spring
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (20.00%) Java EE
6 8 (20.00%) JSP
6 8 (20.00%) LAMP
6 8 (20.00%) Servlets
6 8 (20.00%) XHTML
6 8 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) Ajax
7 5 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (10.00%) Django
8 4 (10.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
3 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Fedora
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (42.50%) TDD
2 10 (25.00%) BDD
3 8 (20.00%) API Design
3 8 (20.00%) Open Source
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) Web Development
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.00%) DSDM
5 4 (10.00%) RUP
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) Content Management
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) PHP
5 6 (15.00%) Perl
5 6 (15.00%) Ruby
6 5 (12.50%) Scala
7 4 (10.00%) Jython
7 4 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) OCPJP
3 4 (10.00%) OCPJWCD
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) LXC
2 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) logstash
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) Juniper
3 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk