The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 108 116 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing MySQL 164 147 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.92% 1.55% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.31% 8.71% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 74
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 11
Average hourly rate £21.88 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £37.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
MySQL
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1761 1688 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 17.83% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 969 897
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 35 63
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.46 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the South East region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the South East region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Hampshire +14 40 £350 +20.68% 35
Berkshire -6 37 £338 +12.50% 25
Surrey +6 33 £394 +12.50% 27
East Sussex +21 21 £313 +0.80% 10
Oxfordshire +2 19 £350 +32.70% 11
Kent +6 11 £400 - 8
West Sussex +7 3 £365 - 5
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £338 +22.72% 13
Middlesex -2 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 153 (47.66%) PHP
2 151 (47.04%) HTML
3 147 (45.79%) JavaScript
4 143 (44.55%) CSS
5 137 (42.68%) Linux
6 103 (32.09%) jQuery
7 91 (28.35%) Java
8 88 (27.41%) SQL
9 70 (21.81%) Apache
10 68 (21.18%) Oracle
11 67 (20.87%) Git (software)
12 64 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (19.63%) LAMP
14 51 (15.89%) Web Services
15 48 (14.95%) XML
16 47 (14.64%) SQL Server
17 45 (14.02%) Subversion
17 45 (14.02%) HTML5
18 43 (13.40%) JBoss
19 41 (12.77%) Tomcat
19 41 (12.77%) Unix
20 39 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 38 (11.84%) MVC
21 38 (11.84%) Red Hat
22 33 (10.28%) Windows
22 33 (10.28%) OO
23 32 (9.97%) Scrum
23 32 (9.97%) Jenkins
24 31 (9.66%) VMware
24 31 (9.66%) Python

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 70 (21.81%) Apache
2 43 (13.40%) JBoss
3 41 (12.77%) Tomcat
4 28 (8.72%) Drupal
5 22 (6.85%) Moodle
6 17 (5.30%) CMS
7 15 (4.67%) OpenStack
8 14 (4.36%) nginx
8 14 (4.36%) WebLogic
9 11 (3.43%) WordPress
10 8 (2.49%) Confluence
10 8 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (2.18%) GlassFish
11 7 (2.18%) Node.js
11 7 (2.18%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.18%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.25%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.25%) Jetty
13 4 (1.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.12%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.56%) MS Office
4 4 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.62%) GIMP
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (5.92%) Magento
2 6 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.62%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.62%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.31%) FastStats
5 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.12%) SaaS
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.93%) IaaS
4 3 (0.93%) MailChimp
4 3 (0.93%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.62%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.30%) DNS
1 17 (5.30%) HTTP
2 16 (4.98%) LDAP
3 13 (4.05%) SMTP
3 13 (4.05%) SSL
4 12 (3.74%) SAN
5 7 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (1.87%) Firewall
6 6 (1.87%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.56%) Internet
7 5 (1.56%) Network Security
7 5 (1.56%) SSH
8 4 (1.25%) Converged Networks
9 3 (0.93%) DHCP
9 3 (0.93%) DVB
9 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.62%) LAN
10 2 (0.62%) SNMP
10 2 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.10%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.12%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.49%) DB2
7 8 (2.49%) MariaDB
8 7 (2.18%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.56%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.56%) VLDB
11 4 (1.25%) Big Data
11 4 (1.25%) OLTP
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.93%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 67 (20.87%) Git (software)
2 45 (14.02%) Subversion
3 32 (9.97%) Jenkins
4 25 (7.79%) JIRA
5 19 (5.92%) Maven
6 16 (4.98%) PHPUnit
7 14 (4.36%) Cucumber
8 13 (4.05%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.43%) JUnit
9 11 (3.43%) RSpec
10 8 (2.49%) NetBeans
11 6 (1.87%) Grunt
12 5 (1.56%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.56%) Selenium
13 4 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.25%) Bower
13 4 (1.25%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.93%) gulp
14 3 (0.93%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (4.67%) Marketing
2 14 (4.36%) Finance
3 10 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.80%) Retail
5 4 (1.25%) Billing
5 4 (1.25%) Electronics
5 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.93%) Automotive
7 2 (0.62%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 203 (63.24%) Developer
2 81 (25.23%) PHP Developer
3 38 (11.84%) Java Developer
4 34 (10.59%) Web Developer
5 22 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (6.85%) Moodle Developer
5 22 (6.85%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.54%) DBA
7 19 (5.92%) Architect
8 18 (5.61%) HTML Developer
8 18 (5.61%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.30%) PHP Web Developer
10 14 (4.36%) Administrator
10 14 (4.36%) Magento Developer
10 14 (4.36%) VMware Engineer
11 13 (4.05%) HTML CSS Developer
11 13 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.05%) MySQL DBA
12 12 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.74%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (47.04%) HTML
2 143 (44.55%) CSS
3 103 (32.09%) jQuery
4 63 (19.63%) LAMP
5 51 (15.89%) Web Services
6 48 (14.95%) XML
7 45 (14.02%) HTML5
8 29 (9.03%) Hibernate
9 28 (8.72%) AngularJS
9 28 (8.72%) Symfony
10 27 (8.41%) Spring
11 26 (8.10%) Laravel
11 26 (8.10%) SOAP
12 25 (7.79%) J2EE
12 25 (7.79%) Ruby on Rails
12 25 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (7.48%) Ajax
13 24 (7.48%) REST
14 19 (5.92%) JSON
15 18 (5.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.36%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.18%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (1.87%) PKI
5 6 (1.87%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.87%) Replication
5 6 (1.87%) Statistics
6 5 (1.56%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.56%) User Experience
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.25%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.93%) e-Health
8 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.93%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.62%) Clustering
9 2 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.62%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 137 (42.68%) Linux
2 41 (12.77%) Unix
3 39 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (10.28%) Windows
5 13 (4.05%) CentOS
6 12 (3.74%) Solaris
7 10 (3.12%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.18%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.87%) Debian
10 5 (1.56%) AIX
11 4 (1.25%) Android
11 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.93%) SUSE
12 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.62%) Fedora
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.84%) MVC
3 33 (10.28%) OO
4 32 (9.97%) Scrum
5 24 (7.48%) High Availability
5 24 (7.48%) Migration
5 24 (7.48%) Unit Testing
6 23 (7.17%) E-Commerce
7 19 (5.92%) Configuration Management
7 19 (5.92%) OO PHP
7 19 (5.92%) Software Engineering
8 17 (5.30%) Web Development
9 16 (4.98%) TDD
10 15 (4.67%) Open Source
11 14 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (4.05%) ERP
13 12 (3.74%) DevOps
13 12 (3.74%) ITIL
13 12 (3.74%) SDLC
13 12 (3.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 153 (47.66%) PHP
2 147 (45.79%) JavaScript
3 91 (28.35%) Java
4 88 (27.41%) SQL
5 31 (9.66%) Python
5 31 (9.66%) Ruby
6 24 (7.48%) Perl
7 10 (3.12%) PHP 5
8 9 (2.80%) C++
8 9 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.18%) ActionScript
9 7 (2.18%) C#
10 6 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.56%) PHP 4
11 5 (1.56%) VB
12 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.25%) C
12 4 (1.25%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.54%) Degree
4 14 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.49%) CCNP
6 5 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.25%) CCNA
7 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.93%) OCA
8 3 (0.93%) OCP
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.62%) MBA
10 1 (0.31%) HND
10 1 (0.31%) MCITP
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.36%) QA
2 8 (2.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.25%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.36%) Squid
3 13 (4.05%) qmail
4 8 (2.49%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.18%) GlusterFS
5 7 (2.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.56%) vSphere
7 4 (1.25%) Docker
7 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.93%) KVM
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.62%) Samba
9 2 (0.62%) Varnish
10 1 (0.31%) LXC
10 1 (0.31%) Snort
10 1 (0.31%) vCloud
10 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (7.79%) Puppet
2 21 (6.54%) Nagios
3 15 (4.67%) Cacti
4 14 (4.36%) collectd
4 14 (4.36%) Ganglia
4 14 (4.36%) Graphite
4 14 (4.36%) logstash
4 14 (4.36%) ZABBIX
5 11 (3.43%) Ansible
6 9 (2.80%) Capistrano
7 7 (2.18%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.18%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (2.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (2.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (1.25%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.62%) OPNET
Vendors
1 68 (21.18%) Oracle
2 38 (11.84%) Red Hat
3 31 (9.66%) VMware
4 19 (5.92%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.98%) Splunk
6 14 (4.36%) SAP
7 12 (3.74%) HP
7 12 (3.74%) Zend
8 9 (2.80%) hybris
8 9 (2.80%) Sun
9 8 (2.49%) EMC
10 7 (2.18%) Brocade
10 7 (2.18%) Cisco
10 7 (2.18%) StorageTek
10 7 (2.18%) Veritas
11 4 (1.25%) ATG
11 4 (1.25%) Citrix
11 4 (1.25%) IBM
12 3 (0.93%) CA
12 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
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