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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 113 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs citing MySQL 23 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.68% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.76% 3.55% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +83.33%
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
611 535 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.09% 19.27% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 266 251
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £101.75 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 July 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 July 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 +1 16 £290 -10.76% 11
Glasgow -1 5 £341 +24.09% 6
Fife - 1 £165 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 22 (46.81%) Oracle
3 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 21 (44.68%) PHP
3 21 (44.68%) CSS
4 20 (42.55%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) jQuery
6 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
7 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.28%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) Linux
9 9 (19.15%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.02%) J2EE
10 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
10 8 (17.02%) Scrum
10 8 (17.02%) Spring
11 7 (14.89%) Banking
11 7 (14.89%) UNIX
11 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
11 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
11 7 (14.89%) Backbone.js
11 7 (14.89%) HTML5
12 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
12 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
12 6 (12.77%) OO

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) CMS
4 4 (8.51%) Drupal
4 4 (8.51%) WordPress
5 3 (6.38%) GlassFish
5 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.26%) Confluence
7 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Engine Yard
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) SSH
1 2 (4.26%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.26%) DB2
8 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Hudson
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) HttpUnit
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
1 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) PHP Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) DBA
5 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (8.51%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.38%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.38%) PHP Programmer
6 3 (6.38%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
1 21 (44.68%) CSS
2 14 (29.79%) jQuery
3 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
3 9 (19.15%) Web Services
4 8 (17.02%) J2EE
4 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
4 8 (17.02%) Spring
5 7 (14.89%) Backbone.js
5 7 (14.89%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) Ajax
7 5 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (10.64%) CSS3
8 4 (8.51%) Java EE
9 3 (6.38%) JSON
9 3 (6.38%) JMS
9 3 (6.38%) JSP
9 3 (6.38%) .NET
9 3 (6.38%) REST
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) OO
4 5 (10.64%) Workflow
4 5 (10.64%) Web Development
4 5 (10.64%) DevOps
5 4 (8.51%) SDLC
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.38%) Microservices
6 3 (6.38%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
6 3 (6.38%) SOA
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.38%) Use Case
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (44.68%) PHP
3 20 (42.55%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Groovy
7 3 (6.38%) Jython
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) AWK
9 1 (2.13%) VBScript
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Capistrano
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.26%) Remedy
3 1 (2.13%) Alterian
3 1 (2.13%) Zend
3 1 (2.13%) HP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per week
Posted: 19 hours ago