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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 107 69 91
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +22
Contract jobs citing MySQL 14 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 1.92% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.55% 9.37% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 10
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£350 £238 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £329 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
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
549 459 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 20.51% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 220 274
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -27.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Glasgow -20 7 £425 +78.94% 10
Dundee +6 3 £325 +35.41%
Edinburgh -15 3 £300 +20.00% 6
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Java
3 19 (44.19%) Ruby
3 19 (44.19%) Ruby on Rails
3 19 (44.19%) MongoDB
3 19 (44.19%) NoSQL
4 18 (41.86%) Mentoring
4 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) Django
6 15 (34.88%) jQuery
6 15 (34.88%) Scala
6 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 15 (34.88%) CSS
7 13 (30.23%) PHP
7 13 (30.23%) TDD
8 11 (25.58%) Spring
8 11 (25.58%) Oracle
8 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (25.58%) HTML5
8 11 (25.58%) Software Architecture
9 10 (23.26%) OO
9 10 (23.26%) Apache
10 9 (20.93%) Linux
10 9 (20.93%) Kanban
10 9 (20.93%) User Experience
10 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
10 9 (20.93%) CSS3
11 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.30%) CMS
4 4 (9.30%) GlassFish
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (9.30%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (6.98%) Drupal
6 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.33%) WordPress
7 1 (2.33%) nginx
7 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
1 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) MongoDB
1 19 (44.19%) NoSQL
2 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
4 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (6.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (6.98%) HttpUnit
3 3 (6.98%) JUnit
3 3 (6.98%) JMeter
4 1 (2.33%) Trac
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Xcode
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Technical Architect
2 16 (37.21%) Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Digital Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Technical Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) Django
3 15 (34.88%) jQuery
3 15 (34.88%) CSS
4 11 (25.58%) Spring
4 11 (25.58%) HTML5
5 9 (20.93%) CSS3
6 8 (18.60%) Play Framework
6 8 (18.60%) Web Services
7 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
7 7 (16.28%) .NET
7 7 (16.28%) REST
8 6 (13.95%) JSON
9 5 (11.63%) SOAP
10 4 (9.30%) JSP
10 4 (9.30%) Java EE 5
10 4 (9.30%) RESTful
10 4 (9.30%) JRuby
10 4 (9.30%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Android
2 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Mentoring
3 15 (34.88%) Scrum
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Software Architecture
6 10 (23.26%) OO
7 9 (20.93%) Kanban
8 8 (18.60%) Line Management
9 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
9 7 (16.28%) Product Management
9 7 (16.28%) User Stories
10 5 (11.63%) CRM
11 4 (9.30%) UML
11 4 (9.30%) OOD
11 4 (9.30%) SOA
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Use Case
11 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) Ruby
3 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.88%) Scala
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Groovy
6 4 (9.30%) Jython
7 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.33%) Korn
8 1 (2.33%) PHP5
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Appcelerator
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Sage
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per week
Posted: 24 days ago