The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 82 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 75 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.01% 1.73% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.20% 9.01% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 37
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£350 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £266 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
815 588 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.89% 19.14% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 336 281
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.50 £17.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.56 £49.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Manchester +21 48 £363 +29.46% 54
Cheshire -2 19 £356 +14.91% 32
Merseyside -16 5 £300 -27.27% 9
Lancashire -3 3 £450 +9.09% 11
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 66 (49.25%) PHP
2 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (30.60%) HTML
4 35 (26.12%) SQL
5 33 (24.63%) CSS
5 33 (24.63%) Linux
6 32 (23.88%) Web Services
7 31 (23.13%) Java
8 29 (21.64%) OO
8 29 (21.64%) MVC
8 29 (21.64%) jQuery
9 28 (20.90%) Apache
10 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
11 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (17.16%) TDD
12 22 (16.42%) Unit Testing
13 19 (14.18%) RESTful
13 19 (14.18%) Spring
13 19 (14.18%) LAMP
14 18 (13.43%) Scrum
15 17 (12.69%) Oracle
16 16 (11.94%) OOP
17 15 (11.19%) Python
17 15 (11.19%) UNIX
17 15 (11.19%) J2EE
17 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
17 15 (11.19%) HTML5
18 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (10.45%) Windows
19 13 (9.70%) Tomcat

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 28 (20.90%) Apache
2 13 (9.70%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.97%) Zope
4 7 (5.22%) CMS
4 7 (5.22%) nginx
5 6 (4.48%) WordPress
6 5 (3.73%) Confluence
7 4 (2.99%) IIS
7 4 (2.99%) JBoss
8 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.75%) Drupal
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) Node.js
9 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Magento
2 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.22%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.24%) Route 53
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) SSL
1 4 (2.99%) Firewall
1 4 (2.99%) SSH
2 3 (2.24%) SNMP
2 3 (2.24%) SMTP
2 3 (2.24%) DNS
3 2 (1.49%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) SAN
3 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) Extranet
3 2 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.75%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.75%) VLAN
4 1 (0.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.73%) Big Data
6 4 (2.99%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.99%) SimpleDB
6 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.49%) DB2
8 2 (1.49%) OLAP
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.96%) Subversion
3 11 (8.21%) JUnit
4 6 (4.48%) Maven
4 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.73%) JIRA
5 5 (3.73%) Selenium
6 4 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.99%) Ant
7 3 (2.24%) PhpStorm
7 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.49%) Gradle
8 2 (1.49%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.75%) Hudson
9 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 5 (3.73%) Finance
2 3 (2.24%) Marketing
3 2 (1.49%) Electronics
3 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (64.93%) Developer
2 38 (28.36%) PHP Developer
3 17 (12.69%) Web Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.21%) DBA
6 9 (6.72%) Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) Perl Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (4.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (4.48%) MySQL DBA
9 5 (3.73%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Junior
11 3 (2.24%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (30.60%) HTML
2 33 (24.63%) CSS
3 32 (23.88%) Web Services
4 29 (21.64%) jQuery
5 19 (14.18%) Spring
5 19 (14.18%) LAMP
5 19 (14.18%) RESTful
6 15 (11.19%) HTML5
6 15 (11.19%) J2EE
7 13 (9.70%) XML
7 13 (9.70%) JSON
8 11 (8.21%) Django
8 11 (8.21%) .NET
8 11 (8.21%) Mason
8 11 (8.21%) CSS3
8 11 (8.21%) Catalyst
9 10 (7.46%) Spring MVC
10 9 (6.72%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.97%) CodeIgniter
11 8 (5.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Replication
2 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.24%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.24%) Wiki
5 3 (2.24%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.24%) iPad
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.49%) Telematics
6 2 (1.49%) DTV
6 2 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.75%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) Linux
2 15 (11.19%) UNIX
3 14 (10.45%) Windows
4 13 (9.70%) CentOS
5 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.22%) Android
6 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.64%) OO
2 29 (21.64%) MVC
3 23 (17.16%) TDD
3 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (16.42%) Unit Testing
5 18 (13.43%) Scrum
6 16 (11.94%) OOP
7 13 (9.70%) Software Engineering
8 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.21%) Web Development
10 9 (6.72%) Open Source
10 9 (6.72%) DevOps
11 7 (5.22%) BDD
11 7 (5.22%) Integration Testing
12 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.73%) B2C
13 5 (3.73%) Kanban
13 5 (3.73%) OO PHP
14 4 (2.99%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 66 (49.25%) PHP
2 35 (26.12%) SQL
3 31 (23.13%) Java
4 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.19%) Python
6 13 (9.70%) Perl
7 10 (7.46%) PHP5
8 9 (6.72%) Ruby
9 7 (5.22%) C#
10 6 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.48%) Bourne shell
11 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.49%) VBA
13 2 (1.49%) C++
13 2 (1.49%) Scala
13 2 (1.49%) Groovy
14 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Docker
2 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.49%) vSphere
4 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) iptables
5 1 (0.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.75%) Samba
5 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) Puppet
2 9 (6.72%) Nagios
3 7 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.99%) Cacti
5 3 (2.24%) cPanel
6 2 (1.49%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.49%) Ansible
6 2 (1.49%) Salt
7 1 (0.75%) Opsview
7 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.75%) yum
7 1 (0.75%) SCOM
7 1 (0.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) Oracle
2 13 (9.70%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.46%) VMware
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.73%) hybris
6 4 (2.99%) Percona
6 4 (2.99%) Adobe
7 3 (2.24%) Twitter
7 3 (2.24%) Zend
8 2 (1.49%) Sybase
8 2 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.75%) Apple
9 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.75%) HP
9 1 (0.75%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) Open-E
9 1 (0.75%) Facebook
9 1 (0.75%) F5
9 1 (0.75%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.75%) Google
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