The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 46 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 32 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.27% 2.64% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.49% 15.86% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 11
Average daily rate £339 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £115 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £346 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
MySQL
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
194 145 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.80% 16.63% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 79 101
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £55.65 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.92% +511.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 25 (56.82%) CSS
2 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 24 (54.55%) Apache
3 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (47.73%) HTML
4 21 (47.73%) Web Services
5 19 (43.18%) PHP
5 19 (43.18%) jQuery
6 18 (40.91%) LAMP
7 14 (31.82%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) Perl
7 14 (31.82%) Nagios
7 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
7 14 (31.82%) Python
7 14 (31.82%) DNS
7 14 (31.82%) ZABBIX
7 14 (31.82%) Cacti
7 14 (31.82%) Ganglia
7 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (31.82%) Puppet
7 14 (31.82%) High Availability
7 14 (31.82%) OpenStack
7 14 (31.82%) collectd
7 14 (31.82%) logstash
7 14 (31.82%) Graphite
8 13 (29.55%) Splunk
8 13 (29.55%) MCollective
8 13 (29.55%) nginx
8 13 (29.55%) qmail
8 13 (29.55%) LEMP Stack

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 24 (54.55%) Apache
2 14 (31.82%) OpenStack
3 13 (29.55%) JBoss
3 13 (29.55%) nginx
3 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
3 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.09%) Node.js
5 3 (6.82%) Drupal
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 13 (29.55%) HTTP
2 13 (29.55%) LDAP
2 13 (29.55%) SMTP
2 13 (29.55%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.09%) Maven
3 4 (9.09%) RSpec
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.27%) Babel
6 1 (2.27%) gulp
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.55%) Marketing
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) PHP Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Applications Support
4 7 (15.91%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Support
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) CSS
2 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 21 (47.73%) Web Services
3 19 (43.18%) jQuery
4 18 (40.91%) LAMP
5 13 (29.55%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (29.55%) MCollective
6 11 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (22.73%) HTML5
8 8 (18.18%) Laravel
8 8 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (15.91%) Symfony
10 6 (13.64%) REST
10 6 (13.64%) XML
11 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
11 5 (11.36%) SOAP
11 5 (11.36%) Spring
12 4 (9.09%) Ajax
12 4 (9.09%) CSS3
12 4 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
1 14 (31.82%) High Availability
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) MVC
4 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.82%) OOP
8 2 (4.55%) Channel Management
8 2 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.55%) Open Source
9 1 (2.27%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.27%) Presales
9 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) PHP
3 14 (31.82%) Perl
3 14 (31.82%) Python
4 11 (25.00%) Ruby
5 7 (15.91%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) VB
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) VBScript
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) ES6
8 1 (2.27%) R
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) qmail
1 13 (29.55%) Squid
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Cacti
1 14 (31.82%) collectd
1 14 (31.82%) Ganglia
1 14 (31.82%) Graphite
1 14 (31.82%) logstash
1 14 (31.82%) Nagios
1 14 (31.82%) Puppet
1 14 (31.82%) ZABBIX
2 3 (6.82%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 13 (29.55%) Splunk
3 4 (9.09%) ATG
3 4 (9.09%) hybris
3 4 (9.09%) Zend
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Huawei
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) SAP