The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Staffordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 23 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.46% 5.10% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 13.51% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.04% 37.76% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 22
Average daily rate £320 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.31 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
MySQL
West Midlands

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent -3 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £350 - 3
Tamworth - - - - 2
Cannock - - - - 1
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - -
MySQL
West Midlands

MySQL
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) PDA
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) ODBC
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Dojo
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco