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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 46 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 23 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.73% 2.91% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.70% 14.57% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 2
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£300 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £270 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £410 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -38.00%
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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
123 199 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.57% 19.98% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 105 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) CSS
4 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (38.24%) jQuery
5 12 (35.29%) PHP
5 12 (35.29%) LAMP
5 12 (35.29%) Project Management
6 11 (32.35%) MVC
6 11 (32.35%) Java
7 10 (29.41%) Information Security
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) Apache
8 7 (20.59%) Subversion
8 7 (20.59%) HTML5
8 7 (20.59%) CSS3
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.71%) Zend
9 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
9 5 (14.71%) DevOps
10 4 (11.76%) Spring
10 4 (11.76%) Ajax
10 4 (11.76%) JSON
10 4 (11.76%) Drupal
10 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (11.76%) WordPress

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (20.59%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Drupal
2 4 (11.76%) WordPress
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) Informix
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) MSTest
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) PHP Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Linux Consultant
3 8 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) PHP Programmer
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Programmer
7 3 (8.82%) Data Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) LAMP
5 7 (20.59%) HTML5
5 7 (20.59%) CSS3
6 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 4 (11.76%) JSP
7 4 (11.76%) Spring
7 4 (11.76%) Ajax
7 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (11.76%) JSON
8 3 (8.82%) Symfony
8 3 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (8.82%) Spring Security
8 3 (8.82%) Web Services
8 3 (8.82%) Servlets
8 3 (8.82%) SOAP
8 3 (8.82%) J2EE
9 2 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Open Source
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Debian
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) MVC
3 10 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) OO PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) PHP
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP5
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) RHCE
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Zend
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) webMethods
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) SendGrid
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco