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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 70 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 77 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 1.37% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.57% 6.76% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 38
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£365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +100.00%
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
805 621 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.18% 20.27% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 335 297
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 8
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -42.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.45 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £44.50 £65.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 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 2 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 +25 59 £375 +29.31% 57
Cheshire +3 14 £363 +20.83% 25
Merseyside -20 4 £88 -78.78% 5
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 64 (45.07%) PHP
2 49 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.87%) HTML
4 40 (28.17%) SQL
4 40 (28.17%) Linux
5 35 (24.65%) CSS
6 31 (21.83%) Web Services
6 31 (21.83%) JavaScript
7 30 (21.13%) OO
7 30 (21.13%) MVC
8 29 (20.42%) Apache
8 29 (20.42%) Java
9 24 (16.90%) TDD
10 20 (14.08%) jQuery
10 20 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (13.38%) Python
12 18 (12.68%) LAMP
12 18 (12.68%) Unit Testing
12 18 (12.68%) RESTful
13 17 (11.97%) Spring
13 17 (11.97%) Scrum
14 16 (11.27%) J2EE
14 16 (11.27%) Git (software)
15 15 (10.56%) HTML5
16 14 (9.86%) Perl
16 14 (9.86%) OOP
16 14 (9.86%) UNIX
16 14 (9.86%) Software Engineering
17 13 (9.15%) Django
17 13 (9.15%) JSON

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 29 (20.42%) Apache
2 10 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.34%) Zope
4 7 (4.93%) CMS
4 7 (4.93%) JBoss
5 6 (4.23%) WordPress
5 6 (4.23%) nginx
6 2 (1.41%) Liferay
6 2 (1.41%) Confluence
6 2 (1.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) Drupal
7 1 (0.70%) Mule
7 1 (0.70%) Node.js
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.70%) MS Office
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.82%) Route 53
3 4 (2.82%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) HTTP
1 4 (2.82%) SSH
2 3 (2.11%) SNMP
2 3 (2.11%) SMTP
2 3 (2.11%) DNS
2 3 (2.11%) SSL
3 2 (1.41%) SMS
3 2 (1.41%) Internet
3 2 (1.41%) Extranet
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) VLAN
4 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.70%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.70%) LDAP
4 1 (0.70%) DHCP
4 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.70%) IPv4
4 1 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
1 9 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.93%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.23%) Big Data
5 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.52%) CouchDB
5 5 (3.52%) SimpleDB
6 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.41%) DB2
8 2 (1.41%) OLAP
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.63%) Subversion
3 6 (4.23%) JUnit
3 6 (4.23%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.82%) Maven
5 3 (2.11%) Selenium
5 3 (2.11%) PhpStorm
5 3 (2.11%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.41%) Gradle
6 2 (1.41%) JIRA
6 2 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.70%) TestNG
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 5 (3.52%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Retail
2 4 (2.82%) Marketing
3 3 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (1.41%) Electronics
4 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (61.27%) Developer
2 40 (28.17%) PHP Developer
3 22 (15.49%) DBA
4 16 (11.27%) MySQL DBA
5 15 (10.56%) Web Developer
6 14 (9.86%) Java Developer
7 13 (9.15%) Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) Perl Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Architect
11 4 (2.82%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Python Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Magento Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Perl Software Engineer
12 3 (2.11%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.87%) HTML
2 35 (24.65%) CSS
3 31 (21.83%) Web Services
4 20 (14.08%) jQuery
5 18 (12.68%) RESTful
5 18 (12.68%) LAMP
6 17 (11.97%) Spring
7 16 (11.27%) J2EE
8 15 (10.56%) HTML5
9 13 (9.15%) Django
9 13 (9.15%) JSON
10 12 (8.45%) Mason
10 12 (8.45%) CSS3
10 12 (8.45%) Catalyst
11 11 (7.75%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.75%) .NET
12 10 (7.04%) XML
13 9 (6.34%) SOAP
13 9 (6.34%) REST
13 9 (6.34%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Replication
2 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.82%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.11%) Wiki
5 3 (2.11%) Telematics
5 3 (2.11%) User Experience
5 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) DTV
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Derivative
7 1 (0.70%) Informatics
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.17%) Linux
2 14 (9.86%) UNIX
3 11 (7.75%) CentOS
4 9 (6.34%) Android
5 8 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.63%) Windows
6 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Debian
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.13%) OO
2 30 (21.13%) MVC
3 24 (16.90%) TDD
4 20 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.68%) Unit Testing
6 17 (11.97%) Scrum
7 14 (9.86%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.86%) OOP
8 13 (9.15%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.75%) Web Development
10 8 (5.63%) BDD
11 7 (4.93%) DevOps
12 6 (4.23%) Analytics
12 6 (4.23%) Open Source
13 5 (3.52%) MapReduce
13 5 (3.52%) Android Development
13 5 (3.52%) OO PHP
14 4 (2.82%) iOS Development
14 4 (2.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.07%) PHP
2 40 (28.17%) SQL
3 31 (21.83%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.42%) Java
5 19 (13.38%) Python
6 14 (9.86%) Perl
7 11 (7.75%) Bourne shell
7 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.34%) Ruby
9 8 (5.63%) PHP5
10 7 (4.93%) C#
11 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.41%) Groovy
13 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.41%) Scala
13 2 (1.41%) VBA
14 1 (0.70%) C++
14 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) HND
2 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Docker
2 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Squid
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.70%) iptables
4 1 (0.70%) NFS
4 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) Nagios
1 7 (4.93%) Puppet
2 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.11%) Cacti
3 3 (2.11%) cPanel
4 2 (1.41%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.70%) Opsview
5 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.70%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) Oracle
2 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.23%) VMware
4 5 (3.52%) Percona
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.82%) Adobe
6 3 (2.11%) Twitter
6 3 (2.11%) Zend
7 2 (1.41%) hybris
7 2 (1.41%) Google
7 2 (1.41%) Sybase
7 2 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Apple
8 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.70%) New Relic
8 1 (0.70%) Facebook
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