The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 22 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.35% 6.37% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.40% 34.21% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
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£325 £323 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -0.79%
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Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.58% 18.63% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 39
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the Oxford region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Oxford region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (62.50%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Apache
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Subversion
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) PHP5
5 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) CMS
6 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
6 3 (18.75%) Django
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) uWSGI
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
4 1 (6.25%) WordPress
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) RFID
1 1 (6.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) OO PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
3 3 (18.75%) Django
4 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Symfony
4 2 (12.50%) XHTML
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) ODBC
4 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 2 (12.50%) WSGI
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Kinect
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Android Development
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) PHP5
5 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
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