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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 10 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing MySQL 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.12% 1.96% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.55% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 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 £23.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -35.38%
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
22 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.22% 30.72% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 46
Average daily rate £313 £275 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 2 £263 - 1
Tamworth - 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 £250 -
MySQL
West Midlands

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) jQuery
3 11 (68.75%) Web Application Development
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) Apache
4 10 (62.50%) MVC
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) XML
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) IIS
6 7 (43.75%) LAMP
6 7 (43.75%) User Experience
6 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (43.75%) Social Media
6 7 (43.75%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (43.75%) Drupal
6 7 (43.75%) PHP5
6 7 (43.75%) Time Management
6 7 (43.75%) Ajax
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (43.75%) Taxonomies
6 7 (43.75%) Blog
7 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (31.25%) OOP

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (68.75%) Apache
2 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 7 (43.75%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) PHPUnit
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) WatiN
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) LAMP
4 7 (43.75%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) li3
6 3 (18.75%) Laravel
7 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (43.75%) Social Media
1 7 (43.75%) Taxonomies
1 7 (43.75%) Blog
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Web Application Development
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) Time Management
3 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com