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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 81 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 51 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 2.02% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.45% 9.23% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 29
Average daily rate
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£321 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -38.00%
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
685 596 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.77% 21.90% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 338 368
Average daily rate £340 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £92.40 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +7 24 £300 -7.69% 21
Manchester -13 21 £325 -4.41% 45
Lancashire -19 5 £500 +33.33% 21
Merseyside -9 1 £375 +30.43% 5
Cumbria - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 69 (62.16%) PHP
2 55 (49.55%) HTML
2 55 (49.55%) CSS
3 40 (36.04%) jQuery
4 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
6 32 (28.83%) Linux
7 25 (22.52%) E-Commerce
8 24 (21.62%) Java
9 21 (18.92%) Windows
9 21 (18.92%) OO
10 20 (18.02%) Subversion
11 19 (17.12%) MVC
11 19 (17.12%) HTML5
12 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
12 17 (15.32%) Oracle
12 17 (15.32%) SQL
13 16 (14.41%) UNIX
13 16 (14.41%) Magento
13 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
14 15 (13.51%) Apache
15 14 (12.61%) OOP
15 14 (12.61%) Web Services
15 14 (12.61%) TDD
15 14 (12.61%) Open Source
15 14 (12.61%) CSS3
15 14 (12.61%) Drupal
15 14 (12.61%) Spring
15 14 (12.61%) Mobile App
16 13 (11.71%) Scrum

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (13.51%) Apache
2 14 (12.61%) Drupal
3 13 (11.71%) CMS
4 12 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.41%) Confluence
6 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.70%) SAS
7 2 (1.80%) IIS
7 2 (1.80%) JBoss
7 2 (1.80%) WordPress
7 2 (1.80%) nginx
7 2 (1.80%) Liferay
8 1 (0.90%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.90%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) SSL
1 6 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
3 2 (1.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) LDAP
4 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.70%) DB2
4 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Subversion
2 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.41%) JIRA
3 6 (5.41%) JUnit
4 5 (4.50%) Behat
5 4 (3.60%) Selenium
5 4 (3.60%) Maven
6 3 (2.70%) Ant
7 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.90%) Gradle
8 1 (0.90%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (7.21%) Retail
2 7 (6.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (63.06%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) PHP Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
3 12 (10.81%) Web Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Magento Developer
4 11 (9.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 5 (4.50%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Magento Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Hybris Developer
11 3 (2.70%) PHP Magento Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Web Engineer
12 2 (1.80%) Senior Web Engineer
12 2 (1.80%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (49.55%) HTML
1 55 (49.55%) CSS
2 40 (36.04%) jQuery
3 19 (17.12%) HTML5
4 14 (12.61%) Web Services
4 14 (12.61%) Spring
4 14 (12.61%) CSS3
5 13 (11.71%) LAMP
6 11 (9.91%) Ajax
7 10 (9.01%) Spring MVC
8 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 9 (8.11%) XML
9 8 (7.21%) .NET
9 8 (7.21%) JSON
10 7 (6.31%) Laravel
10 7 (6.31%) REST
11 6 (5.41%) RESTful
11 6 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (5.41%) J2EE
11 6 (5.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Open Source
1 14 (12.61%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.41%) CESG
3 6 (5.41%) PKI
4 4 (3.60%) Derivative
5 3 (2.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.70%) iPad
5 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.80%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.80%) W3C
6 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Statistics
7 1 (0.90%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.90%) Biology
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) Windows
3 16 (14.41%) UNIX
4 11 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.21%) Android
6 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
7 6 (5.41%) Windows Phone 8
7 6 (5.41%) Windows Phone
8 5 (4.50%) CentOS
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.52%) E-Commerce
3 21 (18.92%) OO
4 19 (17.12%) MVC
5 14 (12.61%) OOP
5 14 (12.61%) TDD
6 13 (11.71%) Scrum
7 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.91%) OO PHP
8 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.21%) Kanban
10 6 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (4.50%) SEO
11 5 (4.50%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.50%) Web Development
12 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.60%) UML
12 4 (3.60%) DevOps
12 4 (3.60%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.16%) PHP
2 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.62%) Java
4 17 (15.32%) SQL
5 10 (9.01%) Python
6 8 (7.21%) PHP5
7 6 (5.41%) Ruby
8 4 (3.60%) Perl
9 3 (2.70%) C++
9 3 (2.70%) C
10 2 (1.80%) C#
10 2 (1.80%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.80%) Scala
10 2 (1.80%) R
11 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.90%) XPath
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (5.41%) Firmware
3 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 2 (1.80%) GPFS
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Puppet
2 5 (4.50%) Nagios
3 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.70%) Ganglia
4 3 (2.70%) yum
5 2 (1.80%) Cacti
5 2 (1.80%) Ansible
5 2 (1.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle
1 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
2 10 (9.01%) VMware
3 9 (8.11%) Zend
4 6 (5.41%) F5
5 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.70%) Facebook
6 3 (2.70%) Twitter
6 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.70%) hybris
7 2 (1.80%) Sencha
7 2 (1.80%) Percona
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos
8 1 (0.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.90%) HP
8 1 (0.90%) EMC
8 1 (0.90%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.90%) NetApp
8 1 (0.90%) Open-E
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