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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 50 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 100 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.18% 3.45% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.93% 13.61% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 50
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£400 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
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
670 632 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.32% 25.38% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 409 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 January 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 28 January 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 +20 67 £413 +50.00% 23
Gloucestershire -3 15 £380 +44.76% 13
Dorset 0 4 £288 - 17
Somerset -27 4 £288 -0.86% 21
Cornwall - 4 - -
Devon -15 3 - - 8
Wiltshire -11 1 £300 -14.28% 6
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 166 (71.86%) PHP
2 119 (51.52%) HTML
3 109 (47.19%) JavaScript
3 109 (47.19%) Linux
4 105 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (40.26%) Apache
6 87 (37.66%) HTML5
7 85 (36.80%) jQuery
8 76 (32.90%) CentOS
9 71 (30.74%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (30.30%) Zend
11 69 (29.87%) Git (software)
12 67 (29.00%) SQL
13 65 (28.14%) Doctrine
14 62 (26.84%) PHPUnit
15 59 (25.54%) Zend Framework
16 58 (25.11%) Java
17 57 (24.68%) Software Engineering
18 56 (24.24%) CSS
19 45 (19.48%) Finance
20 37 (16.02%) Mentoring
21 36 (15.58%) Automated Testing
21 36 (15.58%) Refactoring
22 31 (13.42%) OO
23 30 (12.99%) MVC
24 28 (12.12%) SQL Server
24 28 (12.12%) TDD
25 27 (11.69%) LAMP
25 27 (11.69%) Oracle
26 24 (10.39%) Windows

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 93 (40.26%) Apache
2 24 (10.39%) Drupal
3 12 (5.19%) IIS
4 11 (4.76%) nginx
5 8 (3.46%) GlassFish
6 7 (3.03%) MediaWiki
6 7 (3.03%) Confluence
7 6 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.16%) Umbraco
8 5 (2.16%) WordPress
8 5 (2.16%) JBoss
8 5 (2.16%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.73%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.73%) SAS
9 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.73%) CMS
10 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.30%) Magnolia
10 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) SPSS
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.60%) SaaS
4 4 (1.73%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.63%) VPN
2 12 (5.19%) Firewall
3 11 (4.76%) LDAP
3 11 (4.76%) IPsec
4 7 (3.03%) Network Security
5 6 (2.60%) DHCP
5 6 (2.60%) LAN
5 6 (2.60%) WAN
5 6 (2.60%) Internet
5 6 (2.60%) OSPF
5 6 (2.60%) BGP
5 6 (2.60%) EIGRP
5 6 (2.60%) DNS
5 6 (2.60%) IPv6
6 3 (1.30%) SAN
6 3 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.30%) NAS
7 2 (0.87%) HTTP
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.19%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.03%) OLAP
9 6 (2.60%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.73%) Redis
11 4 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.30%) Jackrabbit
12 3 (1.30%) DB2
12 3 (1.30%) HBase
Development Applications
1 69 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 62 (26.84%) PHPUnit
3 13 (5.63%) JIRA
4 10 (4.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.33%) Subversion
5 7 (3.03%) Hudson
6 4 (1.73%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.30%) JUnit
8 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.87%) Toad
8 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.43%) Ant
9 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
General
1 45 (19.48%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Marketing
3 9 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.03%) Electronics
5 3 (1.30%) Military
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 160 (69.26%) Developer
2 100 (43.29%) PHP Developer
3 30 (12.99%) PHP Zend Developer
4 25 (10.82%) Software Engineer
5 18 (7.79%) Web Developer
6 17 (7.36%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Drupal Developer
8 13 (5.63%) Analyst
9 12 (5.19%) Architect
10 9 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.46%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 8 (3.46%) DBA
11 8 (3.46%) Junior
11 8 (3.46%) Junior Developer
11 8 (3.46%) Junior Web Developer
12 7 (3.03%) SQL DBA
12 7 (3.03%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.03%) Data Architect
13 6 (2.60%) Designer
13 6 (2.60%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (51.52%) HTML
2 87 (37.66%) HTML5
3 85 (36.80%) jQuery
4 65 (28.14%) Doctrine
5 59 (25.54%) Zend Framework
6 56 (24.24%) CSS
7 27 (11.69%) LAMP
8 22 (9.52%) .NET
9 17 (7.36%) Web Services
10 16 (6.93%) CSS3
10 16 (6.93%) RESTful
10 16 (6.93%) XML
11 15 (6.49%) J2EE
12 14 (6.06%) Spring
13 13 (5.63%) Symfony
14 10 (4.33%) Hibernate
15 9 (3.90%) Ajax
15 9 (3.90%) JSON
16 8 (3.46%) Laravel
16 8 (3.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.52%) Open Source
2 9 (3.90%) Data Integration
3 7 (3.03%) Wiki
3 7 (3.03%) DTV
3 7 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.60%) Physics
4 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.16%) Clustering
5 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.73%) Biometrics
6 4 (1.73%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.73%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.30%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.30%) Mashup
7 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (47.19%) Linux
2 76 (32.90%) CentOS
3 24 (10.39%) Windows
4 20 (8.66%) UNIX
5 8 (3.46%) Debian
6 7 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.16%) Fedora
7 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (30.74%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (24.68%) Software Engineering
4 37 (16.02%) Mentoring
5 36 (15.58%) Automated Testing
5 36 (15.58%) Refactoring
6 31 (13.42%) OO
7 30 (12.99%) MVC
8 28 (12.12%) TDD
9 17 (7.36%) Scrum
10 16 (6.93%) OO PHP
11 15 (6.49%) Data Modelling
11 15 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (6.06%) ETL
13 13 (5.63%) DevOps
14 11 (4.76%) OOP
14 11 (4.76%) Migration
15 10 (4.33%) Data Migration
16 8 (3.46%) E-Commerce
16 8 (3.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (71.86%) PHP
2 109 (47.19%) JavaScript
3 67 (29.00%) SQL
4 58 (25.11%) Java
5 22 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 19 (8.23%) PHP5
7 13 (5.63%) Ruby
8 12 (5.19%) Python
8 12 (5.19%) C++
9 9 (3.90%) Perl
10 7 (3.03%) C#
11 5 (2.16%) Scala
12 4 (1.73%) C
13 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.87%) Delphi
14 1 (0.43%) Groovy
14 1 (0.43%) Erlang
14 1 (0.43%) VBA
14 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 7 (3.03%) Degree
2 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.73%) MCDBA
3 4 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.73%) CCNA
3 4 (1.73%) MCITP
4 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.03%) Samba
2 7 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.03%) XenServer
2 7 (3.03%) Postfix
3 5 (2.16%) vSphere
3 5 (2.16%) XenApp
4 3 (1.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (6.06%) Puppet
2 11 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.03%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.73%) Salt
5 3 (1.30%) WSUS
5 3 (1.30%) Nagios
5 3 (1.30%) Cacti
5 3 (1.30%) SCCM
5 3 (1.30%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 70 (30.30%) Zend
2 27 (11.69%) Oracle
3 21 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.93%) VMware
5 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.19%) Citrix
7 7 (3.03%) SAP
8 5 (2.16%) Wyse
8 5 (2.16%) Percona
9 4 (1.73%) New Relic
9 4 (1.73%) Red Gate
9 4 (1.73%) Sun
10 3 (1.30%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.43%) Casewise
11 1 (0.43%) Google
11 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco
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