The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 68 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1434 1273 1384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 2.39% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.98% 10.91% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 835 904
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £465 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £19.60 £15.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £40.00 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +60.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11973 11668 12148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 21.89% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7383 7211 7091
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 198 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England +6 1364 £361 +9.46% 833
London +15 695 £375 +7.14% 321
South East +3 222 £325 -7.14% 155
South West -1 118 £375 +36.36% 59
East of England +19 117 £375 +18.57% 54
City of London +32 107 £375 +4.16% 86
Bristol +24 78 £375 +25.00% 23
Hampshire -8 61 £336 -15.93% 36
West Midlands -7 59 £315 +14.54% 36
Surrey +33 55 £425 +21.42% 27
North West +2 52 £300 - 83
Yorkshire -39 43 £313 +13.63% 82
Cambridgeshire +23 38 £375 +7.14% 34
East Midlands -7 36 £313 +4.16% 29
Essex +17 34 £454 +35.95% 2
Berkshire -17 34 £325 -4.41% 29
Cambridge +14 31 £363 - 28
Oxfordshire +10 29 £320 -5.18% 21
Hertfordshire -8 28 £365 +12.30% 14
Manchester -10 25 £288 -4.16% 52
Birmingham +10 24 £375 +37.61% 12
West Yorkshire -35 21 £325 +18.18% 56
Guildford +19 20 £325 -7.14% 5
Wales +6 20 £445 +36.92% 11
Slough +13 19 £325 - 8
Basingstoke +13 19 £425 +5.59% 7
Leeds -29 16 £380 +44.76% 34
Northamptonshire 0 15 £319 -44.56% 8
Kent +7 13 £388 - 5
Northampton +7 13 £338 -15.62% 7

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1411 (51.67%) PHP
2 1176 (43.06%) HTML
3 1099 (40.24%) JavaScript
4 1066 (39.03%) CSS
5 973 (35.63%) Linux
6 675 (24.72%) Java
7 658 (24.09%) jQuery
8 625 (22.89%) SQL
9 584 (21.38%) Apache
10 528 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
11 517 (18.93%) MVC
12 498 (18.24%) Git (software)
13 492 (18.02%) Oracle
14 461 (16.88%) OO
15 446 (16.33%) TDD
16 434 (15.89%) Web Services
17 427 (15.64%) XML
18 426 (15.60%) HTML5
19 408 (14.94%) LAMP
20 407 (14.90%) SQL Server
21 405 (14.83%) UNIX
22 379 (13.88%) Subversion
23 341 (12.49%) Zend
24 334 (12.23%) Python
25 323 (11.83%) Scrum
25 323 (11.83%) Ajax
26 301 (11.02%) Ruby
27 288 (10.55%) CSS3
28 284 (10.40%) E-Commerce
29 283 (10.36%) Perl

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 584 (21.38%) Apache
2 250 (9.15%) Tomcat
3 192 (7.03%) Drupal
4 187 (6.85%) CMS
5 125 (4.58%) WordPress
6 91 (3.33%) nginx
7 75 (2.75%) IIS
8 65 (2.38%) Confluence
9 59 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 54 (1.98%) Node.js
11 46 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 42 (1.54%) WebSphere
13 35 (1.28%) Apache Solr
13 35 (1.28%) Moodle
14 29 (1.06%) Joomla!
15 28 (1.03%) SharePoint
16 24 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
17 19 (0.70%) MQSeries
18 18 (0.66%) MS Exchange
19 15 (0.55%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 88 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 34 (1.24%) MS Office
4 25 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.073%) CATIA
8 2 (0.073%) Windchill
8 2 (0.073%) GIMP
9 1 (0.037%) InDesign
9 1 (0.037%) Maya
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 107 (3.92%) Magento
2 11 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.18%) Summit
5 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.15%) Shopify
7 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.11%) Agresso
7 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.073%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.073%) LabWindows
8 2 (0.073%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.073%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.073%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.073%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 164 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
3 60 (2.20%) Amazon S3
4 42 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.21%) SaaS
6 29 (1.06%) GitHub
7 19 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
8 11 (0.40%) CloudFront
9 10 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.26%) ElastiCache
12 7 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.22%) Route 53
14 5 (0.18%) Joyent
14 5 (0.18%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.15%) PaaS
15 4 (0.15%) Heroku
16 3 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (4.21%) HTTP
2 100 (3.66%) LDAP
3 90 (3.30%) Internet
4 74 (2.71%) DNS
5 64 (2.34%) Firewall
6 61 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 60 (2.20%) SSH
8 47 (1.72%) VPN
9 37 (1.35%) SSL
10 34 (1.24%) SAN
10 34 (1.24%) LAN
11 30 (1.10%) WAN
12 27 (0.99%) SNMP
13 24 (0.88%) IPsec
14 20 (0.73%) VoIP
15 19 (0.70%) DHCP
15 19 (0.70%) Network Security
16 18 (0.66%) NAS
17 16 (0.59%) BGP
18 15 (0.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 269 (9.85%) Relational Database
3 246 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 231 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
5 226 (8.28%) NoSQL
6 100 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 84 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 82 (3.00%) Big Data
9 81 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 74 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 73 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 62 (2.27%) Redis
13 60 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 48 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
16 43 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 36 (1.32%) DB2
19 31 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
20 26 (0.95%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 498 (18.24%) Git (software)
2 379 (13.88%) Subversion
3 197 (7.21%) Jenkins
4 162 (5.93%) JIRA
5 125 (4.58%) PHPUnit
6 115 (4.21%) Maven
7 97 (3.55%) JUnit
8 91 (3.33%) Selenium
9 71 (2.60%) Cucumber
10 66 (2.42%) Eclipse
11 64 (2.34%) Hudson
12 53 (1.94%) Ant
13 43 (1.57%) Mercurial
14 30 (1.10%) Jasmine
15 28 (1.03%) RSpec
16 27 (0.99%) Mockito
17 24 (0.88%) TeamCity
17 24 (0.88%) Behat
18 22 (0.81%) WebDriver
19 21 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 176 (6.44%) Finance
2 88 (3.22%) Telecoms
3 82 (3.00%) Marketing
4 61 (2.23%) Games
5 41 (1.50%) Retail
6 39 (1.43%) Banking
7 32 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 26 (0.95%) Publishing
9 24 (0.88%) Advertising
10 18 (0.66%) Electronics
11 16 (0.59%) Back Office
12 9 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.33%) Music Industry
13 7 (0.26%) Legal
14 6 (0.22%) French Language
14 6 (0.22%) Law
14 6 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.18%) Automotive
15 5 (0.18%) Front Office
15 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1782 (65.25%) Developer
2 705 (25.81%) PHP Developer
3 288 (10.55%) Web Developer
4 230 (8.42%) Java Developer
5 157 (5.75%) Senior Developer
6 132 (4.83%) Architect
7 124 (4.54%) DBA
8 123 (4.50%) Administrator
9 118 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 112 (4.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 111 (4.06%) Analyst
12 102 (3.73%) PHP Web Developer
13 92 (3.37%) Drupal Developer
14 87 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
15 80 (2.93%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 78 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
17 68 (2.49%) Magento Developer
18 65 (2.38%) Software Engineer
19 63 (2.31%) Senior PHP Developer
20 57 (2.09%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1176 (43.06%) HTML
2 1066 (39.03%) CSS
3 658 (24.09%) jQuery
4 434 (15.89%) Web Services
5 427 (15.64%) XML
6 426 (15.60%) HTML5
7 408 (14.94%) LAMP
8 323 (11.83%) Ajax
9 288 (10.55%) CSS3
10 268 (9.81%) Symfony
11 255 (9.34%) Spring
12 225 (8.24%) JSON
13 208 (7.62%) REST
14 199 (7.29%) .NET
15 185 (6.77%) SOAP
16 176 (6.44%) RESTful
17 149 (5.46%) Hibernate
18 120 (4.39%) AngularJS
19 119 (4.36%) Zend Framework
20 117 (4.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 276 (10.11%) Open Source
2 103 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 63 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 59 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 57 (2.09%) Replication
7 54 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 46 (1.68%) Social Media
9 33 (1.21%) E-Learning
10 30 (1.10%) Clustering
11 26 (0.95%) W3C
12 24 (0.88%) Data Integration
13 23 (0.84%) Visualisation
13 23 (0.84%) Web 2.0
14 20 (0.73%) Data Extraction
15 18 (0.66%) Social Network
16 17 (0.62%) VLE
17 16 (0.59%) Wiki
17 16 (0.59%) Statistics
18 14 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 973 (35.63%) Linux
2 405 (14.83%) UNIX
3 254 (9.30%) Windows
4 159 (5.82%) CentOS
5 132 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 96 (3.52%) Debian
7 86 (3.15%) Apple iOS
8 81 (2.97%) Android
9 75 (2.75%) Ubuntu
10 53 (1.94%) Solaris
11 42 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 33 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (0.88%) AIX
16 15 (0.55%) Fedora
17 11 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.37%) SUSE
19 9 (0.33%) HPUX
20 7 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (18.93%) MVC
3 461 (16.88%) OO
4 446 (16.33%) TDD
5 323 (11.83%) Scrum
6 284 (10.40%) E-Commerce
7 253 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 238 (8.71%) OOP
9 236 (8.64%) Web Development
9 236 (8.64%) DevOps
10 158 (5.79%) OO PHP
11 144 (5.27%) BDD
12 142 (5.20%) Software Engineering
13 118 (4.32%) Unit Testing
14 117 (4.28%) ETL
15 104 (3.81%) Migration
16 101 (3.70%) Configuration Management
17 98 (3.59%) Data Modelling
18 96 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
19 90 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1411 (51.67%) PHP
2 1099 (40.24%) JavaScript
3 675 (24.72%) Java
4 625 (22.89%) SQL
5 334 (12.23%) Python
6 301 (11.02%) Ruby
7 283 (10.36%) Perl
8 264 (9.67%) PHP5
9 193 (7.07%) C#
10 174 (6.37%) Bash Shell
11 121 (4.43%) C++
12 111 (4.06%) Shell Script
13 90 (3.30%) PL/SQL
14 70 (2.56%) C
15 57 (2.09%) Scala
16 44 (1.61%) T-SQL
17 43 (1.57%) Groovy
18 27 (0.99%) PowerShell
19 22 (0.81%) VBA
20 21 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 164 (6.01%) Degree
2 94 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 62 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (0.70%) CCNA
6 18 (0.66%) CISSP
7 14 (0.51%) MCITP
8 11 (0.40%) RHCE
9 10 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.33%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.33%) MCDBA
11 7 (0.26%) CCSA
12 6 (0.22%) MCSE
12 6 (0.22%) ISEB
13 5 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.18%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
14 4 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.08%) QA
2 17 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.51%) COBIT
4 11 (0.40%) SLA
5 10 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
7 5 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.11%) WCAG
10 2 (0.073%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 66 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.24%) Varnish
4 29 (1.06%) Xen
5 24 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (0.81%) KVM
7 20 (0.73%) XenServer
7 20 (0.73%) Postfix
8 19 (0.70%) vSphere
8 19 (0.70%) Hyper-V
9 18 (0.66%) Samba
10 17 (0.62%) NFS
11 14 (0.51%) Snort
12 13 (0.48%) vCloud
13 12 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (0.37%) Sendmail
15 9 (0.33%) VMware ESX
16 8 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (0.26%) Squid
18 6 (0.22%) qmail
Systems Management
1 225 (8.24%) Puppet
2 162 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (3.81%) Nagios
4 55 (2.01%) ZABBIX
5 50 (1.83%) Cacti
6 42 (1.54%) Salt
7 33 (1.21%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.81%) Capistrano
9 21 (0.77%) HAProxy
10 19 (0.70%) Ansible
10 19 (0.70%) Data Guard
11 13 (0.48%) YUM
12 11 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.33%) logstash
13 9 (0.33%) Zenoss
14 8 (0.29%) SCOM
14 8 (0.29%) StatsD
15 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (0.26%) OpenView
16 6 (0.22%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 492 (18.02%) Oracle
2 341 (12.49%) Zend
3 224 (8.20%) Red Hat
4 153 (5.60%) Microsoft
5 120 (4.39%) VMware
6 99 (3.63%) JBoss
7 72 (2.64%) Rackspace
8 52 (1.90%) Percona
9 48 (1.76%) Google
9 48 (1.76%) Cisco
10 47 (1.72%) hybris
11 40 (1.46%) IBM
12 38 (1.39%) HP
13 34 (1.24%) Citrix
14 33 (1.21%) Sybase
15 32 (1.17%) Twitter
16 30 (1.10%) Sitecore
17 28 (1.03%) Adobe
18 24 (0.88%) Facebook
19 21 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day £300 to £375
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Net Talent
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £325 - £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday