The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 48 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing MySQL 117 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.70% 3.25% 2.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.60% 13.93% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 45 27
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£375 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
597 517 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.89% 23.36% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 346 401
Average daily rate £350 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £41.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +37.50%
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 the South West

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol +28 77 £375 +33.92% 18
Somerset -15 11 £288 +0.87% 4
Wiltshire -24 9 £300 -2.04% 8
Gloucestershire -27 8 £295 +47.50% 5
Dorset -2 5 £275 +4.76% 6
Devon -16 3 - - 3
Cornwall - - - - 1
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 152 (64.41%) PHP
2 110 (46.61%) HTML
3 101 (42.80%) Linux
4 87 (36.86%) CSS
5 85 (36.02%) JavaScript
6 83 (35.17%) jQuery
7 75 (31.78%) Apache
8 59 (25.00%) LAMP
8 59 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (24.15%) CentOS
10 53 (22.46%) HTML5
11 51 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (21.61%) Java
12 50 (21.19%) SQL
13 48 (20.34%) Python
13 48 (20.34%) Zend
14 41 (17.37%) Ruby
15 40 (16.95%) Red Hat
16 38 (16.10%) Open Source
16 38 (16.10%) Relational Database
16 38 (16.10%) DevOps
17 37 (15.68%) Bash Shell
17 37 (15.68%) SQL Server
18 36 (15.25%) Git (software)
19 35 (14.83%) PHP5
19 35 (14.83%) Perl
20 34 (14.41%) Windows
20 34 (14.41%) Zend Framework
21 33 (13.98%) Software Engineering
21 33 (13.98%) PostgreSQL

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 75 (31.78%) Apache
2 27 (11.44%) Drupal
3 24 (10.17%) nginx
4 19 (8.05%) Confluence
5 17 (7.20%) Tomcat
6 13 (5.51%) MediaWiki
7 11 (4.66%) CMS
8 8 (3.39%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.12%) IIS
10 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.27%) Magnolia
11 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.27%) WordPress
11 3 (1.27%) Moodle
11 3 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.85%) Escenic
12 2 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) CATIA
3 1 (0.42%) Windchill
3 1 (0.42%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.69%) Magento
3 3 (1.27%) Shopify
4 1 (0.42%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.81%) SaaS
5 7 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.05%) LDAP
2 15 (6.36%) Firewall
3 14 (5.93%) IPsec
3 14 (5.93%) SSH
3 14 (5.93%) LAN
3 14 (5.93%) WAN
3 14 (5.93%) SNMP
3 14 (5.93%) VPN
4 13 (5.51%) Network Security
4 13 (5.51%) OSPF
4 13 (5.51%) BGP
4 13 (5.51%) EIGRP
4 13 (5.51%) IPv6
5 4 (1.69%) Internet
6 3 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.85%) SMPP
7 2 (0.85%) DNS
8 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.42%) SMTP
8 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.10%) Relational Database
2 37 (15.68%) SQL Server
3 33 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (8.90%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.66%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (3.39%) OLAP
8 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.12%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.27%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.27%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.27%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (0.85%) Big Data
11 2 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.56%) PHPUnit
3 24 (10.17%) Subversion
4 23 (9.75%) JIRA
5 22 (9.32%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.51%) Hudson
7 7 (2.97%) JUnit
8 5 (2.12%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.27%) Selenium
10 3 (1.27%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.85%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.85%) JMeter
11 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.42%) Maven
12 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (10.59%) Finance
2 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.54%) Marketing
3 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.54%) Electronics
4 3 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (0.42%) Military
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 162 (68.64%) Developer
2 89 (37.71%) PHP Developer
3 28 (11.86%) Web Developer
4 20 (8.47%) Administrator
5 19 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.63%) PHP Web Developer
7 16 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (5.93%) Python Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Analyst
8 14 (5.93%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (5.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 10 (4.24%) Designer
11 10 (4.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.24%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 10 (4.24%) Drupal Developer
12 9 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (3.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (46.61%) HTML
2 87 (36.86%) CSS
3 83 (35.17%) jQuery
4 59 (25.00%) LAMP
5 53 (22.46%) HTML5
6 34 (14.41%) Zend Framework
7 28 (11.86%) Web Services
7 28 (11.86%) XML
8 27 (11.44%) .NET
8 27 (11.44%) Ajax
9 23 (9.75%) CSS3
10 21 (8.90%) Spring
11 16 (6.78%) Symfony
11 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET
12 13 (5.51%) RESTful
13 12 (5.08%) XHTML
13 12 (5.08%) JSON
14 11 (4.66%) XSLT
15 10 (4.24%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (3.39%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.10%) Open Source
2 13 (5.51%) Wiki
3 9 (3.81%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.54%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.54%) Replication
4 6 (2.54%) CESG
5 5 (2.12%) DTV
5 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.27%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.27%) Mashup
6 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.27%) Clustering
6 3 (1.27%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.27%) VLE
7 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 101 (42.80%) Linux
2 57 (24.15%) CentOS
3 34 (14.41%) Windows
4 22 (9.32%) UNIX
5 20 (8.47%) Ubuntu
6 17 (7.20%) Debian
7 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.66%) Fedora
9 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.27%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
11 1 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (16.10%) DevOps
4 33 (13.98%) Software Engineering
5 32 (13.56%) Data Modelling
6 31 (13.14%) OO
6 31 (13.14%) TDD
6 31 (13.14%) Scrum
7 26 (11.02%) MVC
8 24 (10.17%) OOP
9 16 (6.78%) ETL
9 16 (6.78%) Validation
9 16 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.93%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.93%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.93%) Problem Management
12 13 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (64.41%) PHP
2 85 (36.02%) JavaScript
3 51 (21.61%) Java
4 50 (21.19%) SQL
5 48 (20.34%) Python
6 41 (17.37%) Ruby
7 37 (15.68%) Bash Shell
8 35 (14.83%) PHP5
8 35 (14.83%) Perl
9 22 (9.32%) C#
10 12 (5.08%) C++
11 11 (4.66%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.27%) Scala
14 2 (0.85%) VB
14 2 (0.85%) C
15 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.42%) VBA
15 1 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.39%) Degree
3 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.27%) CCNA
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) OCP
6 1 (0.42%) OCA
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) ISO 9002
1 2 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.78%) Postfix
2 16 (6.78%) Samba
3 13 (5.51%) XenServer
4 4 (1.69%) NFS
5 3 (1.27%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.27%) Xen
5 3 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 24 (10.17%) Puppet
2 14 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.51%) ZABBIX
4 11 (4.66%) Cacti
4 11 (4.66%) Nagios
5 3 (1.27%) Salt
6 2 (0.85%) SCOM
6 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.42%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (20.34%) Zend
2 40 (16.95%) Red Hat
3 26 (11.02%) Oracle
4 18 (7.63%) VMware
5 15 (6.36%) Citrix
6 12 (5.08%) Sitecore
7 11 (4.66%) Percona
8 8 (3.39%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.97%) Casewise
10 6 (2.54%) hybris
11 5 (2.12%) SAP
12 4 (1.69%) HP
13 3 (1.27%) Sun
13 3 (1.27%) JBoss
13 3 (1.27%) ForgeRock
14 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.85%) Capita
15 1 (0.42%) Google
15 1 (0.42%) Juniper
15 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago