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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 85 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 74 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 1.43% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.27% 6.47% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 32
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£375 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £328 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +62.96%
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
798 665 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.85% 22.14% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 374 308
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £10.66 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +28 54 £375 +38.88% 58
Cheshire -9 9 £375 +25.00% 20
Merseyside -13 7 £88 - 6
Cumbria - 1 £160 -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (41.06%) PHP
2 53 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (31.13%) HTML
4 41 (27.15%) JavaScript
4 41 (27.15%) SQL
4 41 (27.15%) CSS
4 41 (27.15%) Linux
5 29 (19.21%) Java
5 29 (19.21%) TDD
6 28 (18.54%) Web Services
7 26 (17.22%) Apache
8 25 (16.56%) OO
9 24 (15.89%) MVC
10 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (12.58%) Unit Testing
12 18 (11.92%) jQuery
13 17 (11.26%) Python
13 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
13 17 (11.26%) RESTful
13 17 (11.26%) HTML5
14 16 (10.60%) UNIX
14 16 (10.60%) Scrum
15 15 (9.93%) J2EE
15 15 (9.93%) Spring
15 15 (9.93%) Ruby
16 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
16 14 (9.27%) LAMP
17 13 (8.61%) Oracle
17 13 (8.61%) Perl
17 13 (8.61%) JSON

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (17.22%) Apache
2 10 (6.62%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.96%) Zope
4 7 (4.64%) CMS
4 7 (4.64%) JBoss
5 6 (3.97%) WordPress
5 6 (3.97%) nginx
6 2 (1.32%) Liferay
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) Node.js
7 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.66%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) Drupal
7 1 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
2 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.97%) Google Analytics
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.65%) Route 53
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (2.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) HTTP
1 3 (1.99%) SSH
2 2 (1.32%) SMS
2 2 (1.32%) SMTP
2 2 (1.32%) SNMP
2 2 (1.32%) DNS
2 2 (1.32%) SSL
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.28%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.96%) RDBMS
3 9 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.96%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.97%) Big Data
6 5 (3.31%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.31%) SimpleDB
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.32%) DB2
9 2 (1.32%) OLAP
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.62%) Subversion
3 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.31%) JUnit
5 4 (2.65%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.99%) PhpStorm
6 3 (1.99%) Maven
7 2 (1.32%) JIRA
7 2 (1.32%) Selenium
7 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.66%) TestNG
8 1 (0.66%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) Gradle
8 1 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 6 (3.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Retail
2 5 (3.31%) Marketing
3 3 (1.99%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Electronics
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (61.59%) Developer
2 36 (23.84%) PHP Developer
3 28 (18.54%) DBA
4 19 (12.58%) MySQL DBA
5 18 (11.92%) Administrator
6 15 (9.93%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.61%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Perl Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.31%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.31%) Architect
12 4 (2.65%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) PHP Web Developer
12 4 (2.65%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 3 (1.99%) Magento Developer
13 3 (1.99%) Perl Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.13%) HTML
2 41 (27.15%) CSS
3 28 (18.54%) Web Services
4 18 (11.92%) jQuery
5 17 (11.26%) RESTful
5 17 (11.26%) HTML5
6 15 (9.93%) J2EE
6 15 (9.93%) Spring
7 14 (9.27%) LAMP
8 13 (8.61%) JSON
8 13 (8.61%) Django
9 12 (7.95%) CSS3
9 12 (7.95%) Mason
9 12 (7.95%) Catalyst
10 11 (7.28%) .NET
11 10 (6.62%) JSP
11 10 (6.62%) Hibernate
11 10 (6.62%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (5.96%) XML
12 9 (5.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) User Experience
2 9 (5.96%) Replication
3 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.65%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.65%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.99%) Wiki
6 3 (1.99%) Telematics
7 2 (1.32%) DTV
7 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) Informatics
8 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.15%) Linux
2 16 (10.60%) UNIX
3 11 (7.28%) CentOS
4 9 (5.96%) Android
5 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.64%) Windows
7 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.66%) Debian
8 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.21%) TDD
3 25 (16.56%) OO
4 24 (15.89%) MVC
5 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.58%) Unit Testing
7 16 (10.60%) Scrum
8 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.61%) BDD
10 11 (7.28%) OOP
10 11 (7.28%) SDLC
11 10 (6.62%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.62%) Analytics
12 9 (5.96%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.96%) Web Development
13 7 (4.64%) DevOps
14 5 (3.31%) Android Development
14 5 (3.31%) MapReduce
14 5 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
15 4 (2.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.06%) PHP
2 41 (27.15%) JavaScript
2 41 (27.15%) SQL
3 29 (19.21%) Java
4 17 (11.26%) Python
5 15 (9.93%) Ruby
6 13 (8.61%) Perl
7 11 (7.28%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.28%) Bourne shell
8 9 (5.96%) C#
8 9 (5.96%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.64%) PHP5
10 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.32%) Groovy
11 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.32%) Scala
11 2 (1.32%) VB
11 2 (1.32%) VBA
11 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) HND
2 1 (0.66%) ISEB
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Squid
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) Capistrano
2 6 (3.97%) Puppet
2 6 (3.97%) Nagios
3 3 (1.99%) cPanel
4 2 (1.32%) Cacti
4 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 13 (8.61%) Oracle
2 8 (5.30%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.64%) Percona
4 6 (3.97%) Google
5 5 (3.31%) VMware
5 5 (3.31%) New Relic
6 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.65%) Adobe
7 3 (1.99%) Twitter
8 2 (1.32%) Zend
8 2 (1.32%) hybris
8 2 (1.32%) Sybase
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Apple
9 1 (0.66%) Facebook
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