The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 103 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing MySQL 25 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 1.34% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 6.26% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.91% +80.00%
MySQL
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
605 559 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.97% 21.47% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 291 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Edinburgh -15 14 £293 -10.00% 11
Glasgow -6 10 £350 -15.15% 4
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 23 (56.10%) HTML
3 22 (53.66%) CSS
4 19 (46.34%) PHP
5 15 (36.59%) SQL
5 15 (36.59%) Oracle
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (31.71%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) jQuery
8 11 (26.83%) HTML5
9 10 (24.39%) Scrum
9 10 (24.39%) CSS3
10 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
10 9 (21.95%) OO
10 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
11 8 (19.51%) Spring
11 8 (19.51%) Linux
11 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
11 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
12 7 (17.07%) Banking
12 7 (17.07%) Finance
13 6 (14.63%) Web Services
13 6 (14.63%) Drupal
13 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
14 5 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
14 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
14 5 (12.20%) Mentoring

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (14.63%) Drupal
2 5 (12.20%) GlassFish
2 5 (12.20%) WordPress
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (9.76%) CMS
4 3 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
1 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (7.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Xcode
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
1 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (12.20%) DBA
3 5 (12.20%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Designer
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) UI Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.88%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) HTML
2 22 (53.66%) CSS
3 13 (31.71%) jQuery
4 11 (26.83%) HTML5
5 10 (24.39%) CSS3
6 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
6 8 (19.51%) Spring
7 6 (14.63%) Web Services
8 5 (12.20%) Ajax
8 5 (12.20%) JSP
8 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.20%) JRuby
8 5 (12.20%) Java EE 5
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (12.20%) Java EE
9 4 (9.76%) JSON
9 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
10 3 (7.32%) JAX-RS
10 3 (7.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Android
3 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Scrum
3 9 (21.95%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) UML
4 5 (12.20%) OOD
4 5 (12.20%) SOA
4 5 (12.20%) Use Case
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.76%) Mobile Development
6 3 (7.32%) Microservices
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Web Development
6 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) PHP
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Jython
5 5 (12.20%) Groovy
6 2 (4.88%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) PHP5
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Appcelerator
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