The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 87 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 43 46 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 1.72% 2.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.54% 8.11% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 42
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £470 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+69.23% +52.94%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
657 567 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.65% 21.24% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 309 463
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 34
Average hourly rate £26.42 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £17.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MySQL
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
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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 -7 20 £285 -5.00% 35
Merseyside +9 8 - - 3
Cheshire +2 8 £300 -11.11% 17
Lancashire -14 5 £363 +61.11% 7
Cumbria - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 60 (65.93%) HTML
2 58 (63.74%) JavaScript
3 54 (59.34%) CSS
4 53 (58.24%) PHP
5 37 (40.66%) jQuery
6 28 (30.77%) Java
7 23 (25.27%) HTML5
8 21 (23.08%) XML
8 21 (23.08%) Linux
9 20 (21.98%) SQL
10 19 (20.88%) Oracle
10 19 (20.88%) E-Commerce
11 17 (18.68%) CMS
12 16 (17.58%) Apache
12 16 (17.58%) Web Services
12 16 (17.58%) XHTML
12 16 (17.58%) CSS3
13 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.48%) LAMP
13 15 (16.48%) Hibernate
13 15 (16.48%) Spring
14 14 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (14.29%) TDD
15 13 (14.29%) Python
15 13 (14.29%) Adobe
16 12 (13.19%) OO
16 12 (13.19%) Adobe Illustrator
16 12 (13.19%) Web Design
16 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
16 12 (13.19%) PHP5

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 17 (18.68%) CMS
2 16 (17.58%) Apache
3 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.79%) WordPress
4 7 (7.69%) Drupal
5 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.49%) MQSeries
6 5 (5.49%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (5.49%) Escenic
7 3 (3.30%) nginx
7 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) LAN
1 1 (1.10%) WAN
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
1 1 (1.10%) SAN
1 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.59%) Big Data
3 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) Mockito
General
1 8 (8.79%) Marketing
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (81.32%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 14 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (8.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Programmer
8 6 (6.59%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Java Programmer
9 5 (5.49%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Java Programmer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Tester
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Programmer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.93%) HTML
2 54 (59.34%) CSS
3 37 (40.66%) jQuery
4 23 (25.27%) HTML5
5 21 (23.08%) XML
6 16 (17.58%) XHTML
6 16 (17.58%) Web Services
6 16 (17.58%) CSS3
7 15 (16.48%) LAMP
7 15 (16.48%) Hibernate
7 15 (16.48%) Spring
8 11 (12.09%) Ajax
8 11 (12.09%) .NET
9 9 (9.89%) J2EE
9 9 (9.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (9.89%) JSON
10 8 (8.79%) Django
11 7 (7.69%) Sass
11 7 (7.69%) REST
12 6 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Open Source
2 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.30%) Telematics
3 2 (2.20%) W3C
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.20%) GIS
3 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Fedora
3 4 (4.40%) UNIX
4 3 (3.30%) CentOS
5 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) E-Commerce
2 14 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (14.29%) TDD
4 12 (13.19%) OO
4 12 (13.19%) Web Design
5 11 (12.09%) OOP
5 11 (12.09%) Web Development
6 10 (10.99%) Scrum
7 9 (9.89%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (9.89%) BDD
8 8 (8.79%) OOD
9 6 (6.59%) SEO
9 6 (6.59%) Content Management
9 6 (6.59%) OO PHP
10 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) MVC
10 5 (5.49%) RUP
10 5 (5.49%) UML
11 4 (4.40%) Project Management
11 4 (4.40%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) JavaScript
2 53 (58.24%) PHP
3 28 (30.77%) Java
4 20 (21.98%) SQL
5 13 (14.29%) Python
6 12 (13.19%) PHP5
7 11 (12.09%) Scala
8 9 (9.89%) C#
9 6 (6.59%) Ruby
10 5 (5.49%) C
10 5 (5.49%) VB
11 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.40%) C++
11 4 (4.40%) VBScript
12 2 (2.20%) Perl
12 2 (2.20%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Puppet
1 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.20%) Nagios
2 2 (2.20%) Cacti
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Adobe
3 8 (8.79%) Zend
4 7 (7.69%) JBoss
5 6 (6.59%) Orchard
6 4 (4.40%) Twitter
6 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.20%) Sony
8 2 (2.20%) Google
8 2 (2.20%) Sencha
8 2 (2.20%) Percona
9 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.10%) VMware
9 1 (1.10%) IBM
9 1 (1.10%) HP
9 1 (1.10%) Dell
9 1 (1.10%) NetApp
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Citybase Apartments (Worldview Limited)
Rate: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
Burnley
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago