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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 49 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 129 68 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.83% 2.97% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.94% 13.15% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 36
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£375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £343 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
647 517 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.23% 22.59% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 360 381
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 42
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +31 75 £375 +44.23% 21
Wiltshire -10 18 £300 -4.00% 11
Somerset -4 14 £288 +0.87% 13
Gloucestershire -26 10 £300 +50.00% 4
Dorset -9 3 £275 +4.76% 8
Devon -26 2 - - 6
Cornwall - - - - 1
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 155 (65.68%) PHP
2 119 (50.42%) HTML
3 101 (42.80%) Linux
4 96 (40.68%) JavaScript
5 91 (38.56%) jQuery
6 90 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (35.59%) CSS
8 83 (35.17%) Apache
9 70 (29.66%) CentOS
10 65 (27.54%) HTML5
11 63 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (23.31%) Zend
13 49 (20.76%) SQL
14 48 (20.34%) LAMP
15 44 (18.64%) Zend Framework
16 43 (18.22%) Java
16 43 (18.22%) Git (software)
16 43 (18.22%) PHPUnit
17 38 (16.10%) SQL Server
17 38 (16.10%) Software Engineering
18 36 (15.25%) Red Hat
19 35 (14.83%) Python
20 33 (13.98%) Scrum
21 32 (13.56%) Ruby
21 32 (13.56%) Relational Database
22 31 (13.14%) Open Source
22 31 (13.14%) Finance
23 30 (12.71%) MVC
23 30 (12.71%) TDD
23 30 (12.71%) Bash Shell

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 83 (35.17%) Apache
2 21 (8.90%) Drupal
3 19 (8.05%) nginx
4 17 (7.20%) Tomcat
5 16 (6.78%) Confluence
6 11 (4.66%) Umbraco
7 10 (4.24%) CMS
7 10 (4.24%) MediaWiki
8 6 (2.54%) IIS
9 4 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.27%) Magnolia
10 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.27%) Moodle
10 3 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.42%) Escenic
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%) 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 17 (7.20%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.24%) Amazon S3
3 9 (3.81%) SaaS
4 7 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.20%) LDAP
2 12 (5.08%) VPN
2 12 (5.08%) Firewall
3 11 (4.66%) IPsec
3 11 (4.66%) SSH
3 11 (4.66%) SNMP
3 11 (4.66%) LAN
3 11 (4.66%) WAN
4 10 (4.24%) IPv6
4 10 (4.24%) OSPF
4 10 (4.24%) BGP
4 10 (4.24%) EIGRP
4 10 (4.24%) Network Security
5 4 (1.69%) Internet
6 3 (1.27%) HTTP
6 3 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.85%) SMPP
7 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.85%) DNS
8 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.56%) Relational Database
3 25 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (8.90%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.93%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.39%) OLAP
9 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.27%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.27%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.27%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.85%) MS Access
13 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (18.22%) Git (software)
1 43 (18.22%) PHPUnit
2 22 (9.32%) Subversion
3 18 (7.63%) JIRA
4 15 (6.36%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.24%) Hudson
6 8 (3.39%) JUnit
7 5 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.27%) Selenium
8 3 (1.27%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.42%) Maven
10 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (13.14%) Finance
2 9 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.97%) Marketing
4 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.54%) Electronics
5 3 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 174 (73.73%) Developer
2 91 (38.56%) PHP Developer
3 26 (11.02%) Web Developer
4 19 (8.05%) Software Engineer
5 17 (7.20%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (6.36%) PHP Zend Developer
8 12 (5.08%) Administrator
9 11 (4.66%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.24%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (4.24%) Designer
10 10 (4.24%) Analyst
10 10 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.81%) Drupal Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) PHP Web Developer
12 8 (3.39%) Junior Developer
12 8 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.39%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (50.42%) HTML
2 91 (38.56%) jQuery
3 84 (35.59%) CSS
4 65 (27.54%) HTML5
5 48 (20.34%) LAMP
6 44 (18.64%) Zend Framework
7 28 (11.86%) XML
8 26 (11.02%) Web Services
9 25 (10.59%) Spring
9 25 (10.59%) .NET
10 23 (9.75%) Ajax
11 21 (8.90%) CSS3
12 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET
13 15 (6.36%) Symfony
14 13 (5.51%) XSLT
14 13 (5.51%) XHTML
14 13 (5.51%) RESTful
15 11 (4.66%) JSON
16 10 (4.24%) Spring MVC
16 10 (4.24%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.14%) Open Source
2 12 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.24%) Wiki
4 9 (3.81%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.97%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.54%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.54%) Replication
6 6 (2.54%) CESG
7 5 (2.12%) DTV
7 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.69%) Clustering
8 4 (1.69%) User Experience
9 3 (1.27%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.27%) VLE
9 3 (1.27%) Mashup
9 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 101 (42.80%) Linux
2 70 (29.66%) CentOS
3 28 (11.86%) Windows
4 19 (8.05%) UNIX
5 17 (7.20%) Ubuntu
6 15 (6.36%) Debian
7 11 (4.66%) Fedora
8 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.27%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (0.85%) Solaris
12 1 (0.42%) HPUX
12 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (16.10%) Software Engineering
4 33 (13.98%) Scrum
5 30 (12.71%) TDD
5 30 (12.71%) MVC
5 30 (12.71%) DevOps
6 28 (11.86%) Data Modelling
7 26 (11.02%) OO
8 21 (8.90%) Automated Testing
9 19 (8.05%) Mentoring
10 16 (6.78%) Refactoring
10 16 (6.78%) OOP
10 16 (6.78%) ETL
10 16 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 15 (6.36%) Validation
11 15 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (5.51%) Load Balancing
13 12 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (65.68%) PHP
2 96 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 49 (20.76%) SQL
4 43 (18.22%) Java
5 35 (14.83%) Python
6 32 (13.56%) Ruby
7 30 (12.71%) Bash Shell
8 29 (12.29%) PHP5
9 26 (11.02%) Perl
10 20 (8.47%) C#
11 11 (4.66%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.39%) C++
13 5 (2.12%) Scala
14 3 (1.27%) C
15 2 (0.85%) VB
15 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.42%) VB6
16 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.12%) Degree
3 4 (1.69%) CCNA
3 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) OCP
6 1 (0.42%) OCA
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) SLA
1 1 (0.42%) QA
1 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.51%) Postfix
2 13 (5.51%) Samba
3 10 (4.24%) XenServer
4 4 (1.69%) NFS
5 3 (1.27%) KVM
5 3 (1.27%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (8.05%) Puppet
2 12 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.24%) ZABBIX
4 9 (3.81%) Cacti
4 9 (3.81%) Nagios
5 3 (1.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.42%) OpenView
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (23.31%) Zend
2 36 (15.25%) Red Hat
3 21 (8.90%) Oracle
4 15 (6.36%) VMware
5 12 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 10 (4.24%) Citrix
7 9 (3.81%) Percona
8 7 (2.97%) Casewise
8 7 (2.97%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.54%) hybris
10 5 (2.12%) SAP
10 5 (2.12%) JBoss
11 4 (1.69%) Sun
12 3 (1.27%) ForgeRock
13 2 (0.85%) HP
14 1 (0.42%) Dell
14 1 (0.42%) Cisco
14 1 (0.42%) IBM
14 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.42%) Juniper
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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