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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 105 67 86
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 23 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 1.99% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 9.70% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 7
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£640 £239 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+168.06% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +32.97%
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
632 505 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.36% 20.52% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 219 225
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +75.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -17 17 £650 +179.56% 8
Edinburgh -21 6 £251 +25.62% 4
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (49.18%) JavaScript
2 29 (47.54%) HTML
3 27 (44.26%) CSS
4 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (36.07%) Ruby
6 21 (34.43%) PHP
6 21 (34.43%) Linux
7 20 (32.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 17 (27.87%) Java
9 16 (26.23%) jQuery
10 15 (24.59%) TDD
11 13 (21.31%) Web Development
12 12 (19.67%) Django
12 12 (19.67%) Scala
12 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
12 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
13 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
14 10 (16.39%) Scrum
15 9 (14.75%) SQL
15 9 (14.75%) Software Architecture
16 8 (13.11%) REST
16 8 (13.11%) Backbone.js
16 8 (13.11%) Oracle
16 8 (13.11%) Mac OS X
16 8 (13.11%) MVC
16 8 (13.11%) CMS
16 8 (13.11%) Kanban
17 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
17 7 (11.48%) SQL Server

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (13.11%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) GlassFish
2 5 (8.20%) WordPress
3 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.28%) nginx
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
1 1 (1.64%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) DHCP
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.28%) DNS
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
1 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
1 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) RSpec
1 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
1 5 (8.20%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Ant
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Technical Architect
4 9 (14.75%) Digital Architect
5 8 (13.11%) PHP Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Technical Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Architect
7 5 (8.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (6.56%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (4.92%) UI Programmer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Digital Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Designer
10 2 (3.28%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) CSS
3 20 (32.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (26.23%) jQuery
5 12 (19.67%) Django
6 8 (13.11%) Backbone.js
6 8 (13.11%) REST
7 7 (11.48%) Play Framework
7 7 (11.48%) XML
8 6 (9.84%) Web Services
8 6 (9.84%) Java EE
9 5 (8.20%) Zend Framework
9 5 (8.20%) Ember.js
9 5 (8.20%) XHTML
10 4 (6.56%) EJB
10 4 (6.56%) SOAP
11 3 (4.92%) JavaBeans
11 3 (4.92%) Spring
11 3 (4.92%) JSON
12 2 (3.28%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Graphic Design
2 3 (4.92%) Blog
2 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Mac OS X
3 7 (11.48%) AIX
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 3 (4.92%) UNIX
5 3 (4.92%) Android
5 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SUSE
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) Windows
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) TDD
3 13 (21.31%) Web Development
4 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.39%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) Software Architecture
7 8 (13.11%) Kanban
7 8 (13.11%) MVC
8 7 (11.48%) Line Management
9 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.84%) Product Management
9 6 (9.84%) User Stories
10 5 (8.20%) BDD
10 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.20%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.56%) OOP
11 4 (6.56%) CRM
11 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.92%) SOA
12 3 (4.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
2 22 (36.07%) Ruby
3 21 (34.43%) PHP
4 17 (27.87%) Java
5 12 (19.67%) Scala
6 9 (14.75%) SQL
7 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.20%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.92%) Groovy
11 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.28%) Korn
11 2 (3.28%) Bourne shell
11 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.28%) C#
11 2 (3.28%) Jython
12 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Capistrano
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.28%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Zend
3 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Twitter
4 2 (3.28%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Avaya
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Sage
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
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