The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 110 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 18 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 1.30% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 6.21% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 10
Average daily rate
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£280 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +66.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
522 515 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.95% 20.95% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 208
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.60 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MySQL
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 9 £275 +12.24% 10
Edinburgh -26 8 £325 +62.50% 2
Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (62.96%) HTML
2 31 (57.41%) CSS
3 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 28 (51.85%) PHP
5 19 (35.19%) Linux
6 15 (27.78%) Web Development
6 15 (27.78%) jQuery
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) Ruby
9 9 (16.67%) MVC
10 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (14.81%) Java
10 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.81%) TDD
10 8 (14.81%) CMS
10 8 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (14.81%) Backbone.js
11 7 (12.96%) Zend
11 7 (12.96%) Oracle
11 7 (12.96%) AIX
12 6 (11.11%) XML
12 6 (11.11%) Mac OS X
12 6 (11.11%) WordPress
12 6 (11.11%) Android
12 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
13 5 (9.26%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (9.26%) RSpec
13 5 (9.26%) Capistrano
13 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
13 5 (9.26%) BDD

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.81%) CMS
2 6 (11.11%) WordPress
3 4 (7.41%) GlassFish
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.70%) nginx
5 2 (3.70%) Drupal
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) SNMP
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) RSpec
1 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
1 5 (9.26%) Jasmine
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (9.26%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (5.56%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) DBA
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (1.85%) Administrator
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Database Developer
8 1 (1.85%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) HTML
2 31 (57.41%) CSS
3 15 (27.78%) jQuery
4 8 (14.81%) Backbone.js
4 8 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (11.11%) XML
6 5 (9.26%) XHTML
6 5 (9.26%) .NET
6 5 (9.26%) Java EE
6 5 (9.26%) Zend Framework
6 5 (9.26%) Ember.js
6 5 (9.26%) Web Services
7 4 (7.41%) EJB
7 4 (7.41%) SOAP
8 3 (5.56%) JavaBeans
8 3 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (5.56%) JSON
8 3 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (3.70%) REST
9 2 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Graphic Design
1 3 (5.56%) Blog
1 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) AIX
3 6 (11.11%) Android
3 6 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.26%) Solaris
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (3.70%) Windows
6 2 (3.70%) CentOS
6 2 (3.70%) SUSE
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Web Development
2 9 (16.67%) MVC
3 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.81%) TDD
4 5 (9.26%) Pair Programming
4 5 (9.26%) OOP
4 5 (9.26%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.26%) BDD
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Data Security
6 3 (5.56%) Android Development
6 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.70%) OOD
7 2 (3.70%) SOA
8 1 (1.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 28 (51.85%) PHP
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) Ruby
5 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.81%) Java
6 5 (9.26%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.70%) AWK
9 2 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (3.70%) Perl
9 2 (3.70%) VBScript
9 2 (3.70%) sed
9 2 (3.70%) Groovy
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) Python
10 1 (1.85%) Jython
10 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Capistrano
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Opsview
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.70%) OpenView
2 2 (3.70%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) Munin
3 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
1 7 (12.96%) Zend
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
3 2 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 2 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £68,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago