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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 100 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing MySQL 56 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.47% 1.49% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.26% 6.66% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 38
Average daily rate £369 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £437 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £51.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-36.89% +145.23%
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
771 706 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.28% 22.43% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 448 354
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.70 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £67.00 £51.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -1 38 £363 +11.53% 47
Lancashire +2 7 - - 7
Cheshire -22 3 £400 +36.17% 16
Merseyside - 3 £245 - 19
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (49.06%) PHP
2 47 (44.34%) Java
3 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (37.74%) HTML
6 39 (36.79%) jQuery
7 37 (34.91%) CSS
8 31 (29.25%) SQL
8 31 (29.25%) Web Services
8 31 (29.25%) Linux
9 26 (24.53%) MVC
10 21 (19.81%) TDD
11 20 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
13 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (16.98%) Subversion
14 17 (16.04%) Spring
14 17 (16.04%) Scrum
14 17 (16.04%) Oracle
14 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
14 17 (16.04%) SOAP
14 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
15 16 (15.09%) .NET
15 16 (15.09%) XML
16 15 (14.15%) Apache
16 15 (14.15%) Python
16 15 (14.15%) J2EE
17 14 (13.21%) LAMP
18 13 (12.26%) OO
18 13 (12.26%) Windows

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (14.15%) Apache
2 8 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.60%) WordPress
4 5 (4.72%) CMS
4 5 (4.72%) IIS
4 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.77%) Confluence
6 3 (2.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.89%) Node.js
7 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.94%) Drupal
8 1 (0.94%) nginx
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Magento
2 2 (1.89%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.94%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon Glacier
3 5 (4.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (4.72%) GitHub
3 5 (4.72%) Route 53
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) HTTP
2 5 (4.72%) Internet
2 5 (4.72%) SMTP
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) LAN
3 1 (0.94%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.94%) WAN
3 1 (0.94%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
2 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.26%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.43%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.49%) Big Data
6 7 (6.60%) SQLite
7 5 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.94%) DB2
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.94%) QlikView
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.98%) Subversion
3 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.32%) JIRA
5 11 (10.38%) Eclipse
5 11 (10.38%) JUnit
6 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.72%) Gradle
6 5 (4.72%) NetBeans
6 5 (4.72%) NUnit
6 5 (4.72%) PHPUnit
6 5 (4.72%) Selenium
6 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.77%) Maven
8 2 (1.89%) Ant
8 2 (1.89%) Firebug
8 2 (1.89%) Grunt
8 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Banking
2 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Back Office
3 1 (0.94%) Electronics
3 1 (0.94%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (70.75%) Developer
2 29 (27.36%) PHP Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Architect
5 9 (8.49%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.49%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (7.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Digital Developer
8 6 (5.66%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) HTML Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.74%) HTML
2 39 (36.79%) jQuery
3 37 (34.91%) CSS
4 31 (29.25%) Web Services
5 17 (16.04%) SOAP
5 17 (16.04%) Spring
6 16 (15.09%) .NET
6 16 (15.09%) XML
7 15 (14.15%) J2EE
8 14 (13.21%) LAMP
9 13 (12.26%) Ajax
9 13 (12.26%) Spring MVC
10 11 (10.38%) Hibernate
10 11 (10.38%) HTML5
10 11 (10.38%) JSON
11 10 (9.43%) JSP
12 9 (8.49%) REST
12 9 (8.49%) RESTful
13 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
13 8 (7.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.60%) Replication
3 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.77%) iPad
4 4 (3.77%) Telematics
5 2 (1.89%) Social Media
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.25%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Windows
3 12 (11.32%) Unix
4 6 (5.66%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.77%) Android
6 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.83%) CentOS
7 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.89%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) HPUX
9 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) MVC
3 21 (19.81%) TDD
4 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (16.04%) Scrum
6 13 (12.26%) OO
7 11 (10.38%) SDLC
8 10 (9.43%) DevOps
9 9 (8.49%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.55%) BDD
11 6 (5.66%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.66%) OOP
11 6 (5.66%) Project Management
11 6 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.72%) ITIL
12 5 (4.72%) OO PHP
12 5 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.72%) SOA
12 5 (4.72%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) PHP
2 47 (44.34%) Java
3 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 31 (29.25%) SQL
5 15 (14.15%) Python
6 12 (11.32%) C#
7 8 (7.55%) Ruby
8 6 (5.66%) C
8 6 (5.66%) C++
9 5 (4.72%) FQL
9 5 (4.72%) Perl
9 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.72%) VB
9 5 (4.72%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.72%) VBA
9 5 (4.72%) VBScript
10 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.94%) AWK
11 1 (0.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.72%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Oracle
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Zend
4 4 (3.77%) hybris
5 3 (2.83%) Google
5 3 (2.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) SAP
6 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.89%) Sybase
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.94%) Facebook
7 1 (0.94%) IBM
7 1 (0.94%) Sun
7 1 (0.94%) Twitter
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
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aap3
Rate: £30 - £50 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £125 per day + depending on experience
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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