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 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 80 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1208 1184 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.22% 2.30% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.57% 10.11% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 787 723
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £40.60 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -35.38%

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
11424 11710 10927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 22.73% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7608 7191 6617
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 266 262
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.23 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 December 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 December 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 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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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 +4 1156 £369 +13.46% 714
London +8 579 £375 +4.89% 238
South East -33 186 £330 +1.53% 138
South West +2 116 £400 +37.93% 62
City of London 0 116 £350 -2.43% 71
East of England -8 80 £404 +15.35% 47
Bristol +25 72 £400 +42.22% 17
North West -11 59 £325 +2.36% 78
Yorkshire -8 52 £305 +12.96% 72
Surrey -8 44 £313 -16.66% 16
West Yorkshire +4 43 £323 +14.66% 41
Berkshire -13 41 £310 -11.42% 24
East Midlands +6 38 £250 -16.66% 28
Leeds +9 37 £330 +14.78% 21
Hampshire -19 37 £325 -15.58% 36
West Midlands -12 34 £295 -1.66% 36
Essex -4 33 £475 +35.71% 2
Oxfordshire -18 33 £438 +59.09% 33
Cheshire +10 29 £300 -7.69% 16
Manchester -17 24 £325 +4.83% 45
Southend-on-Sea +8 22 £475 +31.94% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 22 £225 -30.76% 25
Reading -4 19 £311 -11.07% 6
Scotland -33 18 £300 +31.86% 15
Wiltshire -2 16 £388 +27.04% 8
Oxford -21 15 £450 +52.54% 6
Hertfordshire +9 14 £376 +7.50% 11
Nottinghamshire +5 13 £250 -13.04% 7
Nottingham +6 12 £250 -12.66% 6
Basingstoke +3 12 £370 -7.50% 3

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1389 (50.77%) PHP
2 1183 (43.24%) HTML
3 1087 (39.73%) JavaScript
4 1057 (38.63%) Linux
5 1034 (37.79%) CSS
6 852 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
7 718 (26.24%) SQL
8 683 (24.96%) Apache
9 664 (24.27%) Java
10 660 (24.12%) jQuery
11 564 (20.61%) Git (software)
12 523 (19.12%) Oracle
13 520 (19.01%) MVC
14 497 (18.17%) UNIX
14 497 (18.17%) HTML5
15 468 (17.11%) Web Services
16 424 (15.50%) TDD
17 387 (14.14%) LAMP
18 383 (14.00%) OO
19 367 (13.41%) XML
20 356 (13.01%) Subversion
21 346 (12.65%) SQL Server
22 345 (12.61%) MongoDB
23 333 (12.17%) Python
24 325 (11.88%) Relational Database
25 324 (11.84%) Zend
26 321 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
27 318 (11.62%) Open Source
28 316 (11.55%) Ruby
29 311 (11.37%) CSS3

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 683 (24.96%) Apache
2 254 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 205 (7.49%) Drupal
4 185 (6.76%) CMS
5 143 (5.23%) JBoss
6 121 (4.42%) WordPress
6 121 (4.42%) nginx
7 83 (3.03%) IIS
8 63 (2.30%) Node.js
9 60 (2.19%) WebLogic
10 48 (1.75%) Apache Solr
11 47 (1.72%) Confluence
12 46 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
13 39 (1.43%) OpenStack
14 31 (1.13%) Joomla!
15 23 (0.84%) GlassFish
16 22 (0.80%) WebSphere
17 17 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
17 17 (0.62%) Moodle
18 16 (0.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 90 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 33 (1.21%) MS Office
4 28 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.11%) MS Project
10 2 (0.073%) SPSS
11 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 89 (3.25%) Magento
2 11 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.22%) CA Clarity
6 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.15%) Summit
8 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.11%) Cordys
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.073%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.073%) LabWindows
9 2 (0.073%) Shopify
10 1 (0.037%) RMDS
10 1 (0.037%) CODA-Financials
10 1 (0.037%) Tridion
10 1 (0.037%) Agresso
10 1 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 173 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
3 55 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 28 (1.02%) PaaS
5 26 (0.95%) GitHub
6 24 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (0.88%) SaaS
7 20 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.58%) Route 53
8 16 (0.58%) Heroku
9 14 (0.51%) Google Apps
10 11 (0.40%) Joyent
10 11 (0.40%) Engine Yard
11 8 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.22%) IaaS
12 6 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.18%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (3.98%) LDAP
1 109 (3.98%) HTTP
2 106 (3.87%) DNS
3 104 (3.80%) Internet
4 93 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 65 (2.38%) SSL
6 61 (2.23%) Firewall
7 37 (1.35%) LAN
8 33 (1.21%) SAN
9 27 (0.99%) VPN
10 26 (0.95%) SSH
11 25 (0.91%) WAN
11 25 (0.91%) DHCP
12 19 (0.69%) Intranet
13 18 (0.66%) VoIP
14 16 (0.58%) FTP
15 15 (0.55%) HTTPS
15 15 (0.55%) VLAN
15 15 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
16 14 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 345 (12.61%) MongoDB
3 325 (11.88%) Relational Database
4 270 (9.87%) NoSQL
5 259 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
6 114 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 102 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 91 (3.33%) Redis
10 73 (2.67%) Oracle Database
11 70 (2.56%) MariaDB
12 64 (2.34%) Hadoop
13 60 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (1.86%) Big Data
15 42 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (1.46%) CouchDB
17 37 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 37 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (1.13%) DB2
19 27 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 564 (20.61%) Git (software)
2 356 (13.01%) Subversion
3 197 (7.20%) Jenkins
4 165 (6.03%) JIRA
5 162 (5.92%) PHPUnit
6 122 (4.46%) Maven
7 98 (3.58%) Selenium
7 98 (3.58%) JUnit
8 92 (3.36%) Eclipse
9 59 (2.16%) Ant
10 48 (1.75%) Hudson
11 42 (1.54%) Mercurial
12 32 (1.17%) Jasmine
13 31 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
14 29 (1.06%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.02%) Visual Studio
16 24 (0.88%) Mockito
17 23 (0.84%) IntelliJ
17 23 (0.84%) JMeter
17 23 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 212 (7.75%) Finance
2 113 (4.13%) Marketing
3 69 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 66 (2.41%) Games
5 56 (2.05%) Retail
6 43 (1.57%) Banking
7 27 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 26 (0.95%) Advertising
9 23 (0.84%) Publishing
10 18 (0.66%) Back Office
11 16 (0.58%) Electronics
12 11 (0.40%) Legal
13 9 (0.33%) Music Industry
14 7 (0.26%) Law
15 6 (0.22%) Automotive
15 6 (0.22%) Billing
16 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.18%) French Language
17 4 (0.15%) Local Government
17 4 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 1703 (62.24%) Developer
2 666 (24.34%) PHP Developer
3 252 (9.21%) Java Developer
4 197 (7.20%) Web Developer
5 169 (6.18%) Architect
6 153 (5.59%) Senior Developer
7 111 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 109 (3.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 98 (3.58%) Drupal Developer
10 94 (3.44%) Analyst
11 93 (3.40%) DBA
12 78 (2.85%) Technical Architect
13 75 (2.74%) Software Engineer
14 71 (2.60%) Administrator
15 68 (2.49%) Senior PHP Developer
15 68 (2.49%) Front-End Developer
16 62 (2.27%) PHP Web Developer
17 52 (1.90%) Consultant
18 50 (1.83%) Magento Developer
19 48 (1.75%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1183 (43.24%) HTML
2 1034 (37.79%) CSS
3 660 (24.12%) jQuery
4 497 (18.17%) HTML5
5 468 (17.11%) Web Services
6 387 (14.14%) LAMP
7 367 (13.41%) XML
8 311 (11.37%) CSS3
9 273 (9.98%) Spring
10 261 (9.54%) Symfony
11 257 (9.39%) Ajax
12 232 (8.48%) REST
13 208 (7.60%) JSON
14 194 (7.09%) RESTful
15 180 (6.58%) .NET
16 177 (6.47%) SOAP
17 152 (5.56%) Hibernate
18 139 (5.08%) J2EE
19 138 (5.04%) AngularJS
20 135 (4.93%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 318 (11.62%) Open Source
2 118 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 110 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 103 (3.76%) User Experience
6 96 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 72 (2.63%) Clustering
8 47 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 47 (1.72%) Digital Media
9 43 (1.57%) Replication
10 41 (1.50%) Data Structures
11 39 (1.43%) Social Media
12 36 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 35 (1.28%) Data Integration
14 29 (1.06%) Taxonomies
15 25 (0.91%) E-Learning
15 25 (0.91%) W3C
16 22 (0.80%) Mathematics
17 18 (0.66%) CESG
18 17 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1057 (38.63%) Linux
2 497 (18.17%) UNIX
3 301 (11.00%) Windows
4 203 (7.42%) CentOS
5 114 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 98 (3.58%) Apple iOS
7 96 (3.51%) Ubuntu
8 91 (3.33%) Android
9 74 (2.70%) Debian
10 72 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 53 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (1.43%) Solaris
14 34 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (0.69%) Windows Phone
16 15 (0.55%) Mac OS X Server
17 14 (0.51%) AIX
18 13 (0.48%) Windows 7
19 12 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
19 12 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 852 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (19.01%) MVC
3 424 (15.50%) TDD
4 383 (14.00%) OO
5 321 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
6 301 (11.00%) Scrum
7 275 (10.05%) DevOps
8 273 (9.98%) E-Commerce
9 237 (8.66%) Web Development
10 177 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 174 (6.36%) OOP
12 167 (6.10%) Configuration Management
13 134 (4.90%) BDD
14 133 (4.86%) OO PHP
15 130 (4.75%) Unit Testing
16 118 (4.31%) Mentoring
17 115 (4.20%) Automated Testing
18 99 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
19 96 (3.51%) Project Management
20 95 (3.47%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1389 (50.77%) PHP
2 1087 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 718 (26.24%) SQL
4 664 (24.27%) Java
5 333 (12.17%) Python
6 316 (11.55%) Ruby
7 259 (9.47%) Perl
8 219 (8.00%) PHP5
9 165 (6.03%) Bash Shell
10 130 (4.75%) C#
11 128 (4.68%) Shell Script
12 115 (4.20%) PL/SQL
13 107 (3.91%) C++
14 59 (2.16%) Scala
15 58 (2.12%) C
16 36 (1.32%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.10%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.02%) PowerShell
19 21 (0.77%) Clojure
20 17 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 160 (5.85%) Degree
2 111 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 66 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (0.62%) CCNA
6 16 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.48%) RHCE
7 13 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.40%) ISEB
9 10 (0.37%) MCITP
10 8 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.29%) MCSE
11 6 (0.22%) CISSP
12 5 (0.18%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.18%) CCNP
12 5 (0.18%) CCSA
13 4 (0.15%) CISM
13 4 (0.15%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.15%) PhD
13 4 (0.15%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.36%) QA
2 11 (0.40%) COBIT
2 11 (0.40%) SLA
3 8 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
6 3 (0.11%) WCAG
6 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.50%) Varnish
3 40 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.73%) Docker
5 18 (0.66%) NFS
6 17 (0.62%) Xen
7 16 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (0.55%) Postfix
8 15 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.48%) vSphere
10 12 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.40%) Samba
11 11 (0.40%) Firmware
11 11 (0.40%) XenServer
12 10 (0.37%) Shibboleth
13 9 (0.33%) vCloud
14 8 (0.29%) KVM
15 7 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 260 (9.50%) Puppet
2 237 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (4.61%) Nagios
4 49 (1.79%) Salt
5 45 (1.64%) Cacti
6 39 (1.43%) ZABBIX
6 39 (1.43%) Ansible
7 24 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 24 (0.88%) HAProxy
8 21 (0.77%) Cobbler
9 16 (0.58%) Zenoss
10 13 (0.48%) Data Guard
11 12 (0.44%) SCCM
12 10 (0.37%) collectd
13 9 (0.33%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.29%) Ganglia
14 8 (0.29%) logstash
15 7 (0.26%) Kibana
15 7 (0.26%) yum
15 7 (0.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 523 (19.12%) Oracle
2 324 (11.84%) Zend
3 223 (8.15%) Red Hat
4 179 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 147 (5.37%) VMware
6 73 (2.67%) Rackspace
7 69 (2.52%) Google
8 43 (1.57%) hybris
9 39 (1.43%) Twitter
10 38 (1.39%) IBM
11 36 (1.32%) Cisco
12 35 (1.28%) HP
13 29 (1.06%) Citrix
13 29 (1.06%) Percona
14 27 (0.99%) Sybase
15 26 (0.95%) Business Objects
15 26 (0.95%) SAP
16 25 (0.91%) Facebook
17 23 (0.84%) Apple
18 22 (0.80%) Adobe
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £180.00 - £210 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Intapeople
Rate: Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £29.00 - £33.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago