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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 58 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing MySQL 82 107 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.69% 3.31% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.12% 15.03% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 72 43
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £111.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.91% +80.00%
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
625 712 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.47% 22.05% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 457 305
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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 0 41 £350 +7.69% 17
Gloucestershire -2 28 £425 -5.55% 16
Wiltshire -6 5 - - 8
Dorset +4 3 £250 -37.50% 9
Devon +3 3 £500 +90.47% 6
Somerset -5 1 - - 9
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 112 (60.22%) PHP
2 95 (51.08%) Linux
3 91 (48.92%) HTML
4 87 (46.77%) JavaScript
5 86 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (34.41%) Apache
7 63 (33.87%) Git (software)
8 57 (30.65%) SQL
9 54 (29.03%) HTML5
10 53 (28.49%) jQuery
11 52 (27.96%) CentOS
11 52 (27.96%) CSS
12 49 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (25.27%) Java
14 44 (23.66%) SQL Server
15 41 (22.04%) Zend
16 37 (19.89%) Doctrine
17 34 (18.28%) Software Engineering
18 32 (17.20%) Windows
19 31 (16.67%) Puppet
20 30 (16.13%) PHPUnit
20 30 (16.13%) Mentoring
20 30 (16.13%) Finance
21 29 (15.59%) Zend Framework
22 27 (14.52%) .NET
23 26 (13.98%) Automated Testing
23 26 (13.98%) TDD
24 24 (12.90%) Refactoring
25 23 (12.37%) Red Hat
26 22 (11.83%) Drupal

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 64 (34.41%) Apache
2 22 (11.83%) Drupal
3 16 (8.60%) IIS
4 12 (6.45%) nginx
5 11 (5.91%) MediaWiki
5 11 (5.91%) Confluence
6 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.23%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.15%) WordPress
9 4 (2.15%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.08%) CMS
12 1 (0.54%) Node.js
12 1 (0.54%) JBoss
12 1 (0.54%) SAS
12 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Magento
2 3 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.15%) SaaS
4 3 (1.61%) GitHub
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) DNS
2 19 (10.22%) Firewall
3 17 (9.14%) VPN
4 12 (6.45%) IPsec
5 11 (5.91%) LDAP
6 9 (4.84%) Network Security
7 7 (3.76%) IPv6
7 7 (3.76%) OSPF
7 7 (3.76%) BGP
7 7 (3.76%) EIGRP
7 7 (3.76%) LAN
7 7 (3.76%) WAN
8 5 (2.69%) DHCP
9 3 (1.61%) HTTP
9 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.61%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.08%) Internet
10 2 (1.08%) SSL
10 2 (1.08%) Wireless
11 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 13 (6.99%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (3.76%) Couchbase
5 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.69%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.69%) OLAP
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.08%) MS Access
9 2 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (33.87%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.13%) PHPUnit
3 21 (11.29%) Subversion
4 15 (8.06%) JIRA
5 14 (7.53%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.91%) Hudson
7 7 (3.76%) MSTest
7 7 (3.76%) NUnit
8 3 (1.61%) Selenium
9 2 (1.08%) Maven
9 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.08%) Ant
9 2 (1.08%) JUnit
9 2 (1.08%) Toad
10 1 (0.54%) GitLab
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.54%) NetBeans
General
1 30 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (3.23%) Marketing
3 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.15%) Publishing
4 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Electronics
4 3 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 116 (62.37%) Developer
2 59 (31.72%) PHP Developer
3 17 (9.14%) Drupal Developer
4 16 (8.60%) Software Engineer
5 13 (6.99%) Administrator
6 12 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 12 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.91%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.30%) DBA
8 8 (4.30%) PHP Zend Developer
9 7 (3.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.76%) SQL DBA
10 6 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 6 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (48.92%) HTML
2 54 (29.03%) HTML5
3 53 (28.49%) jQuery
4 52 (27.96%) CSS
5 37 (19.89%) Doctrine
6 29 (15.59%) Zend Framework
7 27 (14.52%) .NET
8 17 (9.14%) LAMP
9 15 (8.06%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (5.91%) RESTful
12 10 (5.38%) J2EE
13 9 (4.84%) REST
13 9 (4.84%) Web Services
13 9 (4.84%) XML
14 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (3.76%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (3.76%) CSS3
14 7 (3.76%) Symfony
14 7 (3.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Open Source
2 11 (5.91%) Wiki
3 9 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.76%) Clustering
5 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.15%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.61%) DTV
8 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.54%) W3C
9 1 (0.54%) EPoS
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 95 (51.08%) Linux
2 52 (27.96%) CentOS
3 32 (17.20%) Windows
4 15 (8.06%) UNIX
5 12 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 12 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.91%) Debian
7 5 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.61%) Fedora
9 2 (1.08%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (18.28%) Software Engineering
4 30 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 26 (13.98%) Automated Testing
5 26 (13.98%) TDD
6 24 (12.90%) Refactoring
7 18 (9.68%) MVC
7 18 (9.68%) DevOps
8 17 (9.14%) Scrum
9 16 (8.60%) OO
10 15 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 15 (8.06%) SOA
11 11 (5.91%) Web Development
12 10 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (5.38%) Build Automation
13 9 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (4.84%) Load Balancing
13 9 (4.84%) Unit Testing
14 8 (4.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 112 (60.22%) PHP
2 87 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 57 (30.65%) SQL
4 47 (25.27%) Java
5 21 (11.29%) Python
6 16 (8.60%) C#
7 14 (7.53%) Ruby
8 7 (3.76%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.76%) Perl
8 7 (3.76%) PHP5
9 3 (1.61%) C
10 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.08%) C++
10 2 (1.08%) Delphi
11 1 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.53%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.69%) CISSP
3 5 (2.69%) Degree
4 4 (2.15%) MCITP
4 4 (2.15%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.15%) CCNA
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.91%) iptables
2 11 (5.91%) Postfix
2 11 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.91%) Samba
3 8 (4.30%) XenServer
4 6 (3.23%) vSphere
4 6 (3.23%) Varnish
5 5 (2.69%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (16.67%) Puppet
2 11 (5.91%) ZABBIX
3 9 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.23%) Salt
5 5 (2.69%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.08%) Nagios
6 2 (1.08%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.54%) AppManager
7 1 (0.54%) Nessus
7 1 (0.54%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (22.04%) Zend
2 23 (12.37%) Red Hat
3 19 (10.22%) Oracle
4 16 (8.60%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.06%) VMware
6 13 (6.99%) Citrix
7 7 (3.76%) McAfee
8 5 (2.69%) Wyse
9 4 (2.15%) Red Gate
10 3 (1.61%) SAP
11 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.08%) Percona
11 2 (1.08%) New Relic
12 1 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.54%) OpenText
12 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.54%) Cisco
12 1 (0.54%) Adobe
12 1 (0.54%) NetIQ
12 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds
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