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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 82 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing MySQL 59 51 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 1.71% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.12% 8.11% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 60
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +32.97%
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
727 629 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.90% 21.14% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 335 442
Average daily rate £338 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 34
Average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.15% +47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -3 34 £300 +3.44% 52
Cheshire +8 10 £350 +5.66% 15
Lancashire -16 10 £325 +38.29% 6
Merseyside -1 4 - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 65 (61.32%) HTML
1 65 (61.32%) PHP
2 64 (60.38%) CSS
3 61 (57.55%) JavaScript
4 40 (37.74%) jQuery
5 34 (32.08%) Linux
6 32 (30.19%) Java
7 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (22.64%) E-Commerce
8 24 (22.64%) HTML5
9 23 (21.70%) CMS
10 22 (20.75%) Apache
11 20 (18.87%) LAMP
12 19 (17.92%) Hibernate
12 19 (17.92%) Spring
12 19 (17.92%) XML
13 18 (16.98%) SQL
13 18 (16.98%) Oracle
14 16 (15.09%) OOP
14 16 (15.09%) OO
14 16 (15.09%) TDD
14 16 (15.09%) Subversion
14 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
14 16 (15.09%) CSS3
14 16 (15.09%) Drupal
15 14 (13.21%) Ajax
15 14 (13.21%) Web Services
15 14 (13.21%) Python
16 13 (12.26%) Tomcat
17 12 (11.32%) XHTML

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (21.70%) CMS
2 22 (20.75%) Apache
3 16 (15.09%) Drupal
4 13 (12.26%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.72%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.72%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.72%) Escenic
6 5 (4.72%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.83%) Confluence
7 3 (2.83%) nginx
8 2 (1.89%) Liferay
8 2 (1.89%) WordPress
9 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
1 6 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) SAN
2 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.94%) LDAP
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.55%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.66%) Big Data
4 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.94%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.94%) Redis
7 1 (0.94%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Subversion
1 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.77%) Behat
3 3 (2.83%) JIRA
4 2 (1.89%) Mockito
General
1 9 (8.49%) Marketing
2 7 (6.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (76.42%) Developer
2 30 (28.30%) PHP Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Web Developer
5 12 (11.32%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (10.38%) Drupal Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Magento Developer
8 9 (8.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Front-End Web Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Python Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Programmer
11 5 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (4.72%) Programmer
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Java Programmer
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (61.32%) HTML
2 64 (60.38%) CSS
3 40 (37.74%) jQuery
4 24 (22.64%) HTML5
5 20 (18.87%) LAMP
6 19 (17.92%) Hibernate
6 19 (17.92%) XML
6 19 (17.92%) Spring
7 16 (15.09%) CSS3
8 14 (13.21%) Ajax
8 14 (13.21%) Web Services
9 12 (11.32%) XHTML
10 11 (10.38%) J2EE
11 10 (9.43%) .NET
11 10 (9.43%) REST
12 8 (7.55%) Django
12 8 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.55%) JSON
13 6 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Open Source
2 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.66%) User Experience
3 4 (3.77%) W3C
4 3 (2.83%) Telematics
4 3 (2.83%) Derivative
5 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.89%) GIS
5 2 (1.89%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.94%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.94%) Biology
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Life Science
6 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.08%) Linux
2 7 (6.60%) UNIX
3 6 (5.66%) Windows
4 5 (4.72%) CentOS
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) E-Commerce
3 16 (15.09%) OO
3 16 (15.09%) OOP
3 16 (15.09%) TDD
4 12 (11.32%) Scrum
4 12 (11.32%) Web Design
5 11 (10.38%) OO PHP
6 10 (9.43%) Web Development
7 9 (8.49%) BDD
7 9 (8.49%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (8.49%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (7.55%) MVC
8 8 (7.55%) Content Management
9 7 (6.60%) OOD
9 7 (6.60%) UML
10 5 (4.72%) RUP
10 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.77%) SEO
11 4 (3.77%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (61.32%) PHP
2 61 (57.55%) JavaScript
3 32 (30.19%) Java
4 18 (16.98%) SQL
5 14 (13.21%) Python
6 11 (10.38%) PHP5
6 11 (10.38%) Scala
7 6 (5.66%) C#
8 5 (4.72%) C
9 3 (2.83%) C++
9 3 (2.83%) Perl
9 3 (2.83%) Ruby
10 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.89%) R
10 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.89%) VB
11 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.94%) VBScript
11 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) GPFS
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
2 4 (3.77%) Nagios
3 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) YUM
4 2 (1.89%) Cacti
4 2 (1.89%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle
2 9 (8.49%) JBoss
2 9 (8.49%) Zend
3 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.60%) Twitter
5 6 (5.66%) Adobe
5 6 (5.66%) Orchard
6 4 (3.77%) Sencha
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.83%) Facebook
7 3 (2.83%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.89%) Google
8 2 (1.89%) Percona
9 1 (0.94%) HP
9 1 (0.94%) Dell
9 1 (0.94%) NetApp
9 1 (0.94%) VMware
9 1 (0.94%) IBM
9 1 (0.94%) Rackspace
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