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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 80 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 60 55 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.85% 1.96% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.21% 9.06% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 54
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£325 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.84%
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
731 607 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.53% 21.58% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 317 372
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 31
Average hourly rate £67.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.30% +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +2 36 £325 +12.06% 47
Cheshire +4 13 £400 +33.33% 14
Lancashire -17 6 £325 +18.18% 10
Merseyside -6 4 £210 -32.80% 7
Cumbria - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 74 (71.15%) PHP
2 65 (62.50%) CSS
3 64 (61.54%) HTML
4 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
5 39 (37.50%) jQuery
6 35 (33.65%) Linux
7 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
9 23 (22.12%) HTML5
10 21 (20.19%) Apache
11 19 (18.27%) Java
11 19 (18.27%) Subversion
11 19 (18.27%) Git (software)
12 18 (17.31%) CMS
13 17 (16.35%) OO
13 17 (16.35%) Drupal
14 15 (14.42%) Magento
14 15 (14.42%) CSS3
14 15 (14.42%) SQL
15 14 (13.46%) OOP
15 14 (13.46%) LAMP
16 13 (12.50%) Web Services
16 13 (12.50%) Oracle
17 12 (11.54%) Python
17 12 (11.54%) TDD
17 12 (11.54%) Zend
18 11 (10.58%) REST
18 11 (10.58%) Web Design
18 11 (10.58%) UNIX
18 11 (10.58%) Windows

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (20.19%) Apache
2 18 (17.31%) CMS
3 17 (16.35%) Drupal
4 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.88%) SAS
5 3 (2.88%) nginx
5 3 (2.88%) Confluence
6 2 (1.92%) Liferay
6 2 (1.92%) WordPress
6 2 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Photoshop
1 6 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) SAN
2 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.96%) LDAP
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.88%) DB2
5 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Subversion
1 19 (18.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.81%) Behat
3 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.96%) Selenium
4 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.96%) YouTrack
4 1 (0.96%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (8.65%) Retail
2 8 (7.69%) Marketing
2 8 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Law
3 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (69.23%) Developer
2 33 (31.73%) PHP Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Drupal Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Magento Developer
5 11 (10.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (9.62%) Architect
7 8 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 8 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.81%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (4.81%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Magento Developer
11 3 (2.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Digital Architect
12 2 (1.92%) Administrator
12 2 (1.92%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (62.50%) CSS
2 64 (61.54%) HTML
3 39 (37.50%) jQuery
4 23 (22.12%) HTML5
5 15 (14.42%) CSS3
6 14 (13.46%) LAMP
7 13 (12.50%) Web Services
8 11 (10.58%) REST
9 9 (8.65%) XML
9 9 (8.65%) Spring
9 9 (8.65%) Ajax
9 9 (8.65%) Hibernate
9 9 (8.65%) JSON
10 8 (7.69%) XHTML
10 8 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (6.73%) Laravel
12 6 (5.77%) .NET
12 6 (5.77%) Django
13 5 (4.81%) Symfony
14 4 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Open Source
2 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) W3C
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) Derivative
5 3 (2.88%) Telematics
6 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.96%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.96%) Biology
7 1 (0.96%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) Wiki
7 1 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.65%) Linux
2 11 (10.58%) UNIX
2 11 (10.58%) Windows
3 5 (4.81%) CentOS
4 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 17 (16.35%) OO
4 14 (13.46%) OOP
5 12 (11.54%) TDD
6 11 (10.58%) Web Design
7 10 (9.62%) OO PHP
7 10 (9.62%) Web Development
8 9 (8.65%) Scrum
8 9 (8.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (7.69%) MVC
9 8 (7.69%) Content Management
10 5 (4.81%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.81%) Kanban
10 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.85%) SEO
11 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (2.88%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.88%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 74 (71.15%) PHP
2 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 19 (18.27%) Java
4 15 (14.42%) SQL
5 12 (11.54%) Python
6 10 (9.62%) PHP5
7 6 (5.77%) Ruby
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
9 3 (2.88%) C
10 2 (1.92%) C++
10 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.92%) Scala
10 2 (1.92%) R
11 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) XPath
11 1 (0.96%) VB
11 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) PhD
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.92%) GPFS
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Varnish
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Nagios
1 4 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.92%) YUM
2 2 (1.92%) Cacti
2 2 (1.92%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) Zend
3 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.73%) Twitter
5 6 (5.77%) Orchard
5 6 (5.77%) Adobe
6 4 (3.85%) Sencha
7 3 (2.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.88%) Facebook
8 2 (1.92%) Percona
8 2 (1.92%) Google
8 2 (1.92%) VMware
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) Cognos
9 1 (0.96%) IBM
9 1 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.96%) Dell
9 1 (0.96%) EMC
9 1 (0.96%) Hyperion
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