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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 105 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 19 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 2.02% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.25% 8.35% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 19
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£300 £225 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £318 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -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
584 599 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.97% 24.25% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 292 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.33 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 -15 8 £420 +86.66% 7
Edinburgh -26 7 £269 +37.82% 4
East Lothian - - - -
Fife - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Java
3 20 (44.44%) Ruby
4 19 (42.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 19 (42.22%) MongoDB
4 19 (42.22%) NoSQL
5 18 (40.00%) HTML
6 16 (35.56%) Django
6 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
7 15 (33.33%) Scala
7 15 (33.33%) PHP
8 14 (31.11%) SQL
8 14 (31.11%) CSS
8 14 (31.11%) jQuery
9 13 (28.89%) Scrum
9 13 (28.89%) TDD
10 11 (24.44%) Apache
10 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (24.44%) Software Architecture
10 11 (24.44%) HTML5
11 9 (20.00%) User Experience
11 9 (20.00%) CSS3
11 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
11 9 (20.00%) Oracle
11 9 (20.00%) Spring
11 9 (20.00%) Kanban
12 8 (17.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (17.78%) Line Management
12 8 (17.78%) Play Framework

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (24.44%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) CMS
4 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.89%) Drupal
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.44%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.44%) WordPress
5 2 (4.44%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.22%) nginx
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
1 1 (2.22%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) MongoDB
1 19 (42.22%) NoSQL
2 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (17.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
5 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) HttpUnit
2 3 (6.67%) JUnit
2 3 (6.67%) JMeter
2 3 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (4.44%) Ant
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.22%) Xcode
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Trac
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Technical Architect
2 16 (35.56%) Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Digital Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Technical Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Digital Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 18 (40.00%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) Django
4 14 (31.11%) CSS
4 14 (31.11%) jQuery
5 11 (24.44%) HTML5
6 9 (20.00%) CSS3
6 9 (20.00%) Spring
7 8 (17.78%) Play Framework
8 7 (15.56%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 6 (13.33%) SOAP
9 6 (13.33%) Web Services
9 6 (13.33%) JSON
10 5 (11.11%) XML
10 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (8.89%) RESTful
11 4 (8.89%) Spring Security
12 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
1 7 (15.56%) Android
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
3 13 (28.89%) Scrum
3 13 (28.89%) TDD
4 11 (24.44%) Software Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) Kanban
6 8 (17.78%) Line Management
7 7 (15.56%) User Stories
7 7 (15.56%) Product Management
7 7 (15.56%) OO
7 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.44%) MVC
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL
10 2 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) Ruby
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) Scala
4 15 (33.33%) PHP
5 14 (31.11%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) Bourne shell
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Korn
7 2 (4.44%) Jython
7 2 (4.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) PHP5
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Appcelerator
3 2 (4.44%) Twitter
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Zend
4 1 (2.22%) Avaya
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
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