The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 39 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 21 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.31% 4.89% 4.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.92% 24.10% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Average daily rate
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£264 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
MySQL
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
111 83 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.51% 20.29% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 76
Average daily rate £400 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £265 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Oxford -12 14 £325 +8.33% 8
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
MySQL
South East

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 38 (64.41%) PHP
2 34 (57.63%) Apache
3 33 (55.93%) Git (software)
4 26 (44.07%) HTML
5 25 (42.37%) CSS
6 24 (40.68%) Jenkins
7 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
8 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (33.90%) Python
9 20 (33.90%) CMS
10 19 (32.20%) XML
11 18 (30.51%) HTML5
12 17 (28.81%) CSS3
12 17 (28.81%) UNIX
13 16 (27.12%) Subversion
14 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (25.42%) jQuery
14 15 (25.42%) SOAP
15 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
15 14 (23.73%) Ajax
16 13 (22.03%) JSON
16 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (22.03%) Regular Expression
16 13 (22.03%) Shibboleth
16 13 (22.03%) Puppet
16 13 (22.03%) DevOps
17 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
17 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
17 12 (20.34%) EJB
17 12 (20.34%) Oracle

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 34 (57.63%) Apache
2 20 (33.90%) CMS
3 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
4 11 (18.64%) Drupal
4 11 (18.64%) Alfresco
4 11 (18.64%) uWSGI
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.69%) WordPress
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
7 1 (1.69%) Liferay
7 1 (1.69%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.69%) MODX
7 1 (1.69%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Tridion
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (55.93%) Git (software)
2 24 (40.68%) Jenkins
3 16 (27.12%) Subversion
4 11 (18.64%) JIRA
5 10 (16.95%) Maven
6 6 (10.17%) Selenium
7 3 (5.08%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.39%) Xdebug
8 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.39%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) PHP Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.08%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion Developer
9 1 (1.69%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) HTML
2 25 (42.37%) CSS
3 19 (32.20%) XML
4 18 (30.51%) HTML5
5 17 (28.81%) CSS3
6 15 (25.42%) jQuery
6 15 (25.42%) SOAP
7 14 (23.73%) Ajax
8 13 (22.03%) JSON
8 13 (22.03%) Regular Expression
9 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
9 12 (20.34%) EJB
9 12 (20.34%) Spring
10 11 (18.64%) EJB 3.0
10 11 (18.64%) RESTful
10 11 (18.64%) WSGI
11 10 (16.95%) Symfony
12 9 (15.25%) Java EE
12 9 (15.25%) Django
13 7 (11.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Wiki
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) UNIX
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Debian
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) DevOps
4 11 (18.64%) Workflow
4 11 (18.64%) Process Management
5 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.56%) User Stories
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) MVC
8 5 (8.47%) Change Control
9 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.78%) Web Development
9 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.08%) OOP
10 3 (5.08%) OO
10 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.08%) Content Management
11 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) PHP
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.90%) Python
4 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
5 12 (20.34%) Java
6 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) PHP5
7 4 (6.78%) SQL
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe
3 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter
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