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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 22 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MySQL 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.16% - 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.00% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%
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
50 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.32% 34.42% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 24
Average daily rate £338 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 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
Stafford - 2 £280 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 1
Lichfield - 1 - - 2
MySQL
West Midlands

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) PHP5
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Zend
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Drupal
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) WordPress
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) OO

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 1 (12.50%) li3
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat