The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 28 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing MySQL 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.67% 2.22% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.85% 8.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -10.76%
MySQL
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 37 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.50% 27.41% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 50
Average daily rate £325 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 4 £338 - 2
Tamworth - 1 - - 1
Lichfield - 1 £250 -
MySQL
West Midlands

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 10 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) Apache
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Web Services
6 7 (46.67%) XML
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (46.67%) IIS
6 7 (46.67%) LAMP
6 7 (46.67%) User Experience
6 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (46.67%) Social Media
6 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (46.67%) Drupal
6 7 (46.67%) PHP5
6 7 (46.67%) Time Management
6 7 (46.67%) Ajax
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (46.67%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (46.67%) Taxonomies
6 7 (46.67%) Blog
7 6 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (66.67%) Apache
2 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 7 (46.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (6.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) WatiN
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) jQuery
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) LAMP
4 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Laravel
7 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (46.67%) Social Media
1 7 (46.67%) Taxonomies
1 7 (46.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Time Management
3 7 (46.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Salesforce.com