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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 86 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 50 53 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 1.83% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.95% 8.79% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 52
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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
719 603 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.93% 20.83% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 319 482
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +57.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -14 25 £290 -3.33% 52
Cheshire +1 10 £300 -9.43% 23
Lancashire -10 7 £525 +133.33% 8
Merseyside -2 6 - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 66 (61.68%) HTML
1 66 (61.68%) PHP
2 65 (60.75%) CSS
3 64 (59.81%) JavaScript
4 45 (42.06%) jQuery
5 29 (27.10%) Java
5 29 (27.10%) Linux
6 27 (25.23%) HTML5
7 22 (20.56%) SQL
7 22 (20.56%) Apache
8 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
8 21 (19.63%) CMS
9 20 (18.69%) CSS3
10 19 (17.76%) Oracle
10 19 (17.76%) XML
11 18 (16.82%) LAMP
12 17 (15.89%) OO
12 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
13 16 (14.95%) Web Services
13 16 (14.95%) Python
13 16 (14.95%) XHTML
13 16 (14.95%) Hibernate
13 16 (14.95%) Spring
14 15 (14.02%) TDD
14 15 (14.02%) OOP
15 14 (13.08%) Ajax
15 14 (13.08%) Web Development
15 14 (13.08%) PHP5
16 13 (12.15%) Drupal
16 13 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (20.56%) Apache
2 21 (19.63%) CMS
3 13 (12.15%) Drupal
4 10 (9.35%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.48%) WordPress
6 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.67%) MQSeries
7 5 (4.67%) Escenic
7 5 (4.67%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.80%) nginx
8 3 (2.80%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.87%) Confluence
10 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (7.48%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) LAN
1 1 (0.93%) WAN
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) SAN
1 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.61%) Big Data
4 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
7 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Subversion
2 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) Mockito
3 2 (1.87%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.35%) Marketing
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (80.37%) Developer
2 35 (32.71%) PHP Developer
3 16 (14.95%) Web Developer
4 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (12.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Front-End Web Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Drupal Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Python Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Programmer
10 6 (5.61%) Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Java Programmer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Developer Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Java Programmer
11 5 (4.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (4.67%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (61.68%) HTML
2 65 (60.75%) CSS
3 45 (42.06%) jQuery
4 27 (25.23%) HTML5
5 20 (18.69%) CSS3
6 19 (17.76%) XML
7 18 (16.82%) LAMP
8 16 (14.95%) Hibernate
8 16 (14.95%) XHTML
8 16 (14.95%) Web Services
8 16 (14.95%) Spring
9 14 (13.08%) Ajax
10 11 (10.28%) JSON
11 10 (9.35%) J2EE
12 9 (8.41%) .NET
12 9 (8.41%) Django
12 9 (8.41%) REST
13 8 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (7.48%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (6.54%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.67%) Open Source
3 4 (3.74%) W3C
4 3 (2.80%) Telematics
5 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.87%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.93%) Biology
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.10%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) UNIX
3 5 (4.67%) Fedora
3 5 (4.67%) CentOS
4 4 (3.74%) Windows
5 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
2 17 (15.89%) OO
3 15 (14.02%) OOP
3 15 (14.02%) TDD
4 14 (13.08%) Web Development
5 13 (12.15%) Web Design
5 13 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (10.28%) OO PHP
7 10 (9.35%) Content Management
7 10 (9.35%) Scrum
8 9 (8.41%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (8.41%) BDD
9 8 (7.48%) OOD
9 8 (7.48%) SEO
10 6 (5.61%) MVC
10 6 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.67%) RUP
11 5 (4.67%) UML
12 4 (3.74%) Project Management
12 4 (3.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.68%) PHP
2 64 (59.81%) JavaScript
3 29 (27.10%) Java
4 22 (20.56%) SQL
5 16 (14.95%) Python
6 14 (13.08%) PHP5
7 11 (10.28%) Scala
8 6 (5.61%) C#
9 5 (4.67%) Ruby
10 4 (3.74%) Perl
11 3 (2.80%) C++
12 2 (1.87%) C
12 2 (1.87%) R
12 2 (1.87%) VB
12 2 (1.87%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO 9001
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) GPFS
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
2 4 (3.74%) Nagios
3 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.87%) YUM
4 2 (1.87%) Cacti
4 2 (1.87%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
2 13 (12.15%) Adobe
3 12 (11.21%) Zend
4 7 (6.54%) JBoss
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.61%) Orchard
6 4 (3.74%) Sencha
6 4 (3.74%) Twitter
7 2 (1.87%) Percona
7 2 (1.87%) Google
7 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.87%) Sony
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago