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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 74 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 9 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.87% 1.51% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.11% 8.47% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 10
Average daily rate £450 £306 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £286 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £28.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -30.24%
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
176 177 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.10% 17.82% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 111 116
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 24 (55.81%) Apache
3 21 (48.84%) VMware
4 20 (46.51%) CSS
5 19 (44.19%) Web Services
6 18 (41.86%) Python
7 17 (39.53%) jQuery
8 16 (37.21%) LAMP
8 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
8 16 (37.21%) Perl
8 16 (37.21%) HTML
8 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
8 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (37.21%) Puppet
8 16 (37.21%) OpenStack
9 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
10 14 (32.56%) ZABBIX
10 14 (32.56%) Cacti
10 14 (32.56%) qmail
10 14 (32.56%) logstash
10 14 (32.56%) Graphite
10 14 (32.56%) DNS
10 14 (32.56%) Nagios
10 14 (32.56%) WebLogic
10 14 (32.56%) JBoss
11 13 (30.23%) Squid
11 13 (30.23%) LDAP
11 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
11 13 (30.23%) SSL
11 13 (30.23%) SMTP

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (55.81%) Apache
2 16 (37.21%) OpenStack
2 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
3 14 (32.56%) JBoss
3 14 (32.56%) WebLogic
4 13 (30.23%) nginx
5 7 (16.28%) Node.js
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.33%) CloudStack
7 1 (2.33%) CMS
7 1 (2.33%) Drupal
7 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.33%) MODX
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) DNS
2 13 (30.23%) HTTP
2 13 (30.23%) LDAP
2 13 (30.23%) SMTP
2 13 (30.23%) SSL
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.30%) RSpec
5 4 (9.30%) Selenium
6 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Babel
7 1 (2.33%) gulp
7 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Support Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) VMware Support Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Applications Support
4 7 (16.28%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Linux Support
4 7 (16.28%) Linux Support Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.98%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) CSS
2 19 (44.19%) Web Services
3 17 (39.53%) jQuery
4 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 16 (37.21%) LAMP
5 13 (30.23%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (30.23%) MCollective
6 9 (20.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (16.28%) HTML5
8 6 (13.95%) REST
9 5 (11.63%) Laravel
9 5 (11.63%) SOAP
9 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (9.30%) Backbone.js
10 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
10 4 (9.30%) Grails
10 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.30%) JSON
10 4 (9.30%) Spring
10 4 (9.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Fedora
5 1 (2.33%) HPUX
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) SUSE
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
1 13 (30.23%) High Availability
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Web Development
4 7 (16.28%) DevOps
4 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.98%) ITSM
7 3 (6.98%) Kanban
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Python
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (37.21%) Perl
3 12 (27.91%) PHP
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) ES6
7 1 (2.33%) R
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) qmail
2 13 (30.23%) Squid
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) KVM
6 1 (2.33%) Docker
6 1 (2.33%) NFS
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.33%) Postfix
6 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.33%) Varnish
6 1 (2.33%) Xen
6 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Puppet
2 14 (32.56%) Cacti
2 14 (32.56%) Graphite
2 14 (32.56%) logstash
2 14 (32.56%) Nagios
2 14 (32.56%) ZABBIX
3 13 (30.23%) collectd
3 13 (30.23%) Ganglia
4 3 (6.98%) Ansible
4 3 (6.98%) Capistrano
5 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.33%) Bacula
6 1 (2.33%) cPanel
6 1 (2.33%) Grafana
6 1 (2.33%) Kibana
6 1 (2.33%) Plesk
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.33%) Salt
6 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Splunk
3 4 (9.30%) ATG
3 4 (9.30%) hybris
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) LANDesk
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Zend
5 2 (4.65%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Huawei
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec