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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 120 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 9 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 1.47% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 7.58% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 8
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£325 £281 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £401 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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
557 475 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.25% 19.40% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 208 218
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -16 5 £333 +41.48% 8
Edinburgh -25 4 £325 +13.04% 10
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (63.83%) HTML
1 30 (63.83%) JavaScript
2 28 (59.57%) CSS
3 22 (46.81%) PHP
4 19 (40.43%) Linux
5 16 (34.04%) jQuery
6 13 (27.66%) Web Development
7 10 (21.28%) Ruby
8 9 (19.15%) SQL
8 9 (19.15%) Java
9 8 (17.02%) Oracle
9 8 (17.02%) MVC
9 8 (17.02%) CMS
9 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
10 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.89%) TDD
10 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.89%) AIX
11 6 (12.77%) Web Services
11 6 (12.77%) XML
11 6 (12.77%) Mac OS X
11 6 (12.77%) Zend
11 6 (12.77%) Java EE
11 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
12 5 (10.64%) Ember.js
12 5 (10.64%) Jasmine
12 5 (10.64%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (10.64%) RSpec
12 5 (10.64%) Capistrano

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (17.02%) CMS
2 5 (10.64%) GlassFish
2 5 (10.64%) WordPress
3 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) nginx
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) SNMP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) RSpec
1 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
1 5 (10.64%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (8.51%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (6.38%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.38%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) HTML
2 28 (59.57%) CSS
3 16 (34.04%) jQuery
4 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
5 6 (12.77%) Java EE
5 6 (12.77%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) XML
6 5 (10.64%) XHTML
6 5 (10.64%) Ember.js
6 5 (10.64%) Zend Framework
7 4 (8.51%) EJB
7 4 (8.51%) SOAP
8 3 (6.38%) JavaBeans
8 3 (6.38%) Spring
8 3 (6.38%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) JRuby
9 2 (4.26%) Java EE 5
9 2 (4.26%) REST
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Graphic Design
1 3 (6.38%) Blog
1 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) AIX
3 6 (12.77%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.64%) Solaris
5 4 (8.51%) UNIX
6 3 (6.38%) Android
6 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.26%) SUSE
7 2 (4.26%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Web Development
2 8 (17.02%) MVC
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) TDD
4 5 (10.64%) Pair Programming
4 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.64%) BDD
5 4 (8.51%) OOP
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) SOA
6 3 (6.38%) Android Development
6 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.26%) UML
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (46.81%) PHP
3 10 (21.28%) Ruby
4 9 (19.15%) Java
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.64%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.38%) Groovy
8 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.26%) C#
9 2 (4.26%) Jython
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.13%) sed
10 1 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.13%) VBScript
10 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.13%) Python
10 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
10 1 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Capistrano
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) Cacti
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Zend
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) Twitter
4 2 (4.26%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) HP
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