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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 111 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 20 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 1.44% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.41% 6.83% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 15
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +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
587 556 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.97% 21.11% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 297 288
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -60.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 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 28 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 +2 16 £290 -10.76% 12
Glasgow -15 3 £450 +9.09% 4
West Lothian -4 1 £325 +8.33%
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) CSS
3 22 (52.38%) PHP
4 19 (45.24%) Oracle
5 16 (38.10%) SQL
5 16 (38.10%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.19%) jQuery
7 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
8 10 (23.81%) HTML5
8 10 (23.81%) Scrum
9 9 (21.43%) Linux
9 9 (21.43%) Web Services
9 9 (21.43%) OO
9 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
9 9 (21.43%) Spring
9 9 (21.43%) CSS3
9 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
9 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
11 7 (16.67%) UNIX
11 7 (16.67%) Banking
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) CMS
12 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
13 5 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (11.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (11.90%) Mentoring

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.90%) GlassFish
2 5 (11.90%) Drupal
3 4 (9.52%) WordPress
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
3 1 (2.38%) Xcode
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) HttpUnit
General
1 7 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) PHP Developer
3 5 (11.90%) DBA
3 5 (11.90%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (11.90%) Designer
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) UI Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.38%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (2.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) HTML
1 23 (54.76%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) jQuery
3 10 (23.81%) HTML5
4 9 (21.43%) Web Services
4 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 9 (21.43%) Spring
4 9 (21.43%) CSS3
5 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (11.90%) JSP
6 5 (11.90%) Java EE
6 5 (11.90%) JRuby
6 5 (11.90%) Java EE 5
7 4 (9.52%) Ajax
7 4 (9.52%) JSON
7 4 (9.52%) J2EE
7 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.14%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) OO
4 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.90%) SDLC
4 5 (11.90%) UML
4 5 (11.90%) OOD
4 5 (11.90%) SOA
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Use Case
4 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.52%) Mobile Development
6 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Microservices
6 3 (7.14%) Workflow
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 22 (52.38%) PHP
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) Jython
4 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Groovy
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) sed
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) AWK
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opsview
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
1 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Alterian