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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 97 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 67 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.60% 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.78% 6.82% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 31
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£375 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £439 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £44.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +26.50%
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
988 733 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.47% 23.46% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 418 316
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £41.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +9 43 £370 +28.69% 59
Merseyside -4 8 £108 - 4
Cheshire -14 7 £400 +14.28% 32
Lancashire -13 4 £408 +25.61% 13
Cumbria - 1 £160 -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 62 (44.29%) PHP
2 43 (30.71%) HTML
2 43 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.00%) Linux
4 41 (29.29%) SQL
5 38 (27.14%) CSS
6 30 (21.43%) TDD
7 28 (20.00%) Java
8 26 (18.57%) Web Services
9 24 (17.14%) Apache
10 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (14.29%) OO
11 20 (14.29%) Python
12 19 (13.57%) .NET
13 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
13 18 (12.86%) UNIX
13 18 (12.86%) Ruby
14 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
14 17 (12.14%) MVC
15 16 (11.43%) C#
15 16 (11.43%) jQuery
16 15 (10.71%) Django
16 15 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
17 14 (10.00%) HTML5
17 14 (10.00%) Relational Database
18 13 (9.29%) SDLC
18 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
19 12 (8.57%) Oracle
19 12 (8.57%) Scrum

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (17.14%) Apache
2 9 (6.43%) CMS
3 8 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.00%) JBoss
4 7 (5.00%) Zope
5 6 (4.29%) nginx
6 5 (3.57%) WordPress
6 5 (3.57%) IIS
6 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.43%) Liferay
8 2 (1.43%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.71%) Mule
9 1 (0.71%) Drupal
9 1 (0.71%) Node.js
9 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.71%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.29%) Google Analytics
2 6 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.29%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.86%) Route 53
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
2 6 (4.29%) SMTP
2 6 (4.29%) Internet
3 3 (2.14%) SSH
4 2 (1.43%) Extranet
4 2 (1.43%) SMS
4 2 (1.43%) SNMP
4 2 (1.43%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.86%) RDBMS
3 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.57%) Big Data
7 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.86%) SQLite
8 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.14%) DB2
9 3 (2.14%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.14%) SimpleDB
10 2 (1.43%) OLAP
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.86%) Subversion
3 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.29%) PHPUnit
5 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.57%) JUnit
5 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.86%) NUnit
7 3 (2.14%) PhpStorm
8 2 (1.43%) Yeoman
8 2 (1.43%) Firebug
9 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.71%) Maven
9 1 (0.71%) Selenium
9 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.71%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.71%) Gradle
General
1 5 (3.57%) Finance
1 5 (3.57%) Retail
2 4 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.14%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (62.14%) Developer
2 32 (22.86%) PHP Developer
3 28 (20.00%) DBA
4 20 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
5 16 (11.43%) Administrator
6 14 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Perl Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.29%) Architect
10 5 (3.57%) SQL DBA
11 4 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.86%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.14%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.14%) Analyst
12 3 (2.14%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.14%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.71%) HTML
2 38 (27.14%) CSS
3 26 (18.57%) Web Services
4 19 (13.57%) .NET
5 16 (11.43%) jQuery
6 15 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (10.71%) Django
7 14 (10.00%) HTML5
8 12 (8.57%) RESTful
9 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET
10 10 (7.14%) J2EE
10 10 (7.14%) JSON
10 10 (7.14%) Sinatra
11 9 (6.43%) CSS3
11 9 (6.43%) Mason
11 9 (6.43%) Catalyst
11 9 (6.43%) Ajax
11 9 (6.43%) Spring
12 8 (5.71%) XML
12 8 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) User Experience
2 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) Replication
4 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.14%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.14%) Wiki
7 2 (1.43%) Telematics
7 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.43%) Social Media
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) DTV
8 1 (0.71%) Informatics
8 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.00%) Linux
2 18 (12.86%) UNIX
3 10 (7.14%) Windows
3 10 (7.14%) CentOS
4 8 (5.71%) Android
5 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.43%) TDD
3 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (14.29%) OO
5 17 (12.14%) MVC
6 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
6 13 (9.29%) SDLC
7 12 (8.57%) Scrum
7 12 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 12 (8.57%) BDD
8 10 (7.14%) Analytics
8 10 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.14%) OOP
9 7 (5.00%) DevOps
10 6 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (4.29%) SOA
10 6 (4.29%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.57%) Web Development
11 5 (3.57%) ETL
12 4 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.29%) PHP
2 42 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (29.29%) SQL
4 28 (20.00%) Java
5 20 (14.29%) Python
6 18 (12.86%) Ruby
7 16 (11.43%) C#
8 11 (7.86%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.86%) Bourne shell
9 10 (7.14%) Perl
10 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.29%) VB
11 6 (4.29%) VBA
11 6 (4.29%) PHP5
11 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.57%) C++
13 4 (2.86%) C
13 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.86%) VBScript
13 4 (2.86%) FQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) HND
3 1 (0.71%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.86%) Docker
1 4 (2.86%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.43%) Squid
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Capistrano
2 6 (4.29%) Puppet
2 6 (4.29%) Nagios
3 3 (2.14%) cPanel
4 2 (1.43%) Cacti
4 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.43%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 12 (8.57%) Oracle
2 8 (5.71%) Percona
3 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) Google
5 5 (3.57%) New Relic
6 3 (2.14%) Sybase
7 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 2 (1.43%) Adobe
7 2 (1.43%) VMware
7 2 (1.43%) Zend
7 2 (1.43%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.71%) Facebook
8 1 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.71%) Apple
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Britannica Creations Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago