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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 84 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1232 1276 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 2.41% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.44% 11.32% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 881 681
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.08% +88.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £23.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £71.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%

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
11804 11270 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.13% 21.29% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7764 7174 6079
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 181 219
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.71 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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
England -10 1159 £375 +7.14% 865
London -3 579 £375 - 280
South East -3 179 £350 +12.00% 149
City of London +10 117 £375 -3.22% 83
Yorkshire -19 79 £375 +7.14% 83
West Midlands 0 73 £300 +9.09% 58
North West +1 71 £350 +7.69% 117
South West -26 63 £375 +7.14% 59
West Yorkshire -15 61 £375 +7.14% 56
East of England +10 58 £350 +9.37% 57
Leeds -15 52 £375 +7.14% 34
Manchester +17 44 £363 +27.19% 59
Hampshire -16 40 £375 +11.11% 27
Oxfordshire +1 38 £363 +16.93% 35
East Midlands +3 37 £375 +7.14% 45
Bristol -7 35 £350 - 20
Wales +13 27 £450 +7.14% 9
Hertfordshire -2 25 £500 +21.21% 15
Berkshire -4 24 £350 +6.06% 21
Surrey +5 23 £325 -10.34% 25
Buckinghamshire +17 22 £319 +15.90% 12
Nottinghamshire +3 22 £375 - 14
South Wales +9 19 £468 +11.30% 7
Cheshire -4 19 £363 +20.83% 34
Birmingham -18 19 £300 +3.44% 20
Scotland -18 19 £308 -5.38% 24
North East +6 18 £638 +70.00% 16
Gloucestershire -11 18 £425 -5.55% 3
Shropshire - 18 £400 - 3
Tyne and Wear +9 17 £638 - 16

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1030 (44.51%) PHP
2 930 (40.19%) Linux
3 910 (39.33%) HTML
4 870 (37.60%) JavaScript
5 802 (34.66%) CSS
6 723 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
7 629 (27.18%) Java
8 622 (26.88%) SQL
9 473 (20.44%) Oracle
10 443 (19.14%) Git (software)
11 434 (18.76%) Apache
12 431 (18.63%) jQuery
13 371 (16.03%) HTML5
14 369 (15.95%) MongoDB
15 359 (15.51%) SQL Server
16 354 (15.30%) DevOps
17 349 (15.08%) Web Services
18 344 (14.87%) Puppet
19 341 (14.74%) Python
20 338 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
21 319 (13.79%) Ruby
21 319 (13.79%) Scrum
22 316 (13.66%) UNIX
23 306 (13.22%) PostgreSQL
24 290 (12.53%) Windows
25 289 (12.49%) OO
25 289 (12.49%) MVC
26 274 (11.84%) TDD
27 261 (11.28%) LAMP
28 253 (10.93%) Open Source

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 434 (18.76%) Apache
2 184 (7.95%) Tomcat
3 152 (6.57%) Drupal
4 123 (5.32%) CMS
5 122 (5.27%) nginx
6 104 (4.49%) WordPress
7 100 (4.32%) JBoss
8 80 (3.46%) Node.js
9 60 (2.59%) IIS
10 59 (2.55%) WebLogic
11 50 (2.16%) OpenStack
12 46 (1.99%) Confluence
13 42 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
14 33 (1.43%) WebSphere
14 33 (1.43%) SharePoint
15 32 (1.38%) Apache Solr
16 27 (1.17%) Joomla!
17 22 (0.95%) Mule ESB
18 21 (0.91%) Jetty
19 16 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 77 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 33 (1.43%) MS Office
4 19 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.48%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.22%) MS Project
9 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (3.33%) Magento
2 12 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.086%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.086%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.043%) RMDS
6 1 (0.043%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.043%) Tridion
6 1 (0.043%) Summit
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 237 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (1.94%) GitHub
4 40 (1.73%) SaaS
5 36 (1.56%) PaaS
5 36 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 30 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (0.82%) Heroku
8 17 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.52%) Route 53
12 7 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.30%) IaaS
12 7 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.26%) Engine Yard
13 6 (0.26%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (6.22%) HTTP
2 134 (5.79%) DNS
3 130 (5.62%) TCP/IP
4 114 (4.93%) Firewall
5 100 (4.32%) SSL
6 96 (4.15%) Internet
7 69 (2.98%) VPN
8 63 (2.72%) LDAP
9 48 (2.07%) DHCP
10 43 (1.86%) IPsec
11 33 (1.43%) FTP
12 32 (1.38%) Network Security
13 28 (1.21%) SAN
14 23 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
15 19 (0.82%) VLAN
16 18 (0.78%) SNMP
16 18 (0.78%) WAN
17 17 (0.73%) LAN
18 16 (0.69%) BGP
18 16 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (15.95%) MongoDB
2 359 (15.51%) SQL Server
3 306 (13.22%) PostgreSQL
4 252 (10.89%) Relational Database
5 208 (8.99%) NoSQL
6 131 (5.66%) RDBMS
7 88 (3.80%) Redis
8 81 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 62 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 51 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (1.77%) Big Data
13 41 (1.77%) Hadoop
14 33 (1.43%) DB2
15 31 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (1.08%) MariaDB
17 24 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (0.78%) Informix
18 18 (0.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 443 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 232 (10.03%) Jenkins
3 211 (9.12%) Subversion
4 95 (4.11%) JIRA
5 78 (3.37%) Maven
6 54 (2.33%) JUnit
6 54 (2.33%) PHPUnit
7 53 (2.29%) Selenium
8 47 (2.03%) Ant
9 44 (1.90%) Mercurial
10 40 (1.73%) Cucumber
11 34 (1.47%) Hudson
12 30 (1.30%) Eclipse
13 27 (1.17%) Grunt
13 27 (1.17%) Gradle
14 26 (1.12%) RSpec
15 25 (1.08%) Visual Studio
16 23 (0.99%) JMeter
17 21 (0.91%) Gerrit
17 21 (0.91%) NetBeans
General
1 162 (7.00%) Finance
2 83 (3.59%) Marketing
3 68 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 65 (2.81%) Retail
5 40 (1.73%) Banking
6 36 (1.56%) Games
7 34 (1.47%) Advertising
8 25 (1.08%) Publishing
9 14 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.61%) Back Office
10 12 (0.52%) Legal
11 11 (0.48%) Electronics
12 10 (0.43%) Automotive
13 8 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.13%) Front Office
16 2 (0.086%) Military
16 2 (0.086%) French Language
16 2 (0.086%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1345 (58.12%) Developer
2 433 (18.71%) PHP Developer
3 180 (7.78%) Java Developer
4 177 (7.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 137 (5.92%) Web Developer
6 135 (5.83%) Architect
7 113 (4.88%) DBA
8 89 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 89 (3.85%) Administrator
9 84 (3.63%) Drupal Developer
10 71 (3.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 67 (2.90%) Magento Developer
12 63 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
13 60 (2.59%) Software Engineer
14 58 (2.51%) Analyst
15 57 (2.46%) MySQL DBA
16 55 (2.38%) Technical Architect
17 52 (2.25%) Linux Engineer
17 52 (2.25%) .NET Developer
18 48 (2.07%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 910 (39.33%) HTML
2 802 (34.66%) CSS
3 431 (18.63%) jQuery
4 371 (16.03%) HTML5
5 349 (15.08%) Web Services
6 261 (11.28%) LAMP
7 233 (10.07%) CSS3
8 211 (9.12%) XML
9 197 (8.51%) Ajax
10 169 (7.30%) .NET
11 160 (6.91%) Spring
12 159 (6.87%) REST
13 134 (5.79%) J2EE
14 131 (5.66%) Symfony
15 128 (5.53%) JSON
16 126 (5.45%) AngularJS
17 118 (5.10%) RESTful
18 116 (5.01%) Ruby on Rails
19 109 (4.71%) SOAP
20 107 (4.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 89 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (3.63%) Clustering
3 75 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 69 (2.98%) Mobile App
5 63 (2.72%) Replication
6 59 (2.55%) User Experience
7 57 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 51 (2.20%) Digital Media
9 41 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 40 (1.73%) Visualisation
11 33 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (1.34%) Wiki
13 21 (0.91%) W3C
14 19 (0.82%) Mainframe
15 15 (0.65%) DTV
15 15 (0.65%) Fixed Income
16 14 (0.61%) STB
16 14 (0.61%) Mathematics
16 14 (0.61%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 930 (40.19%) Linux
2 316 (13.66%) UNIX
3 290 (12.53%) Windows
4 151 (6.53%) CentOS
5 124 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 113 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 59 (2.55%) Android
8 57 (2.46%) Apple iOS
9 35 (1.51%) Solaris
10 33 (1.43%) Debian
11 30 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (1.17%) Mac OS X
13 24 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.82%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.61%) SUSE
16 14 (0.61%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
17 11 (0.48%) AIX
17 11 (0.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (15.30%) DevOps
3 338 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
4 319 (13.79%) Scrum
5 289 (12.49%) OO
5 289 (12.49%) MVC
6 274 (11.84%) TDD
7 253 (10.93%) Open Source
8 241 (10.41%) Configuration Management
9 198 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 180 (7.78%) Web Development
11 166 (7.17%) OOP
12 158 (6.83%) Software Engineering
13 102 (4.41%) BDD
14 98 (4.24%) OO PHP
15 96 (4.15%) SOA
16 92 (3.98%) Unit Testing
17 82 (3.54%) Mentoring
17 82 (3.54%) SDLC
18 77 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1030 (44.51%) PHP
2 870 (37.60%) JavaScript
3 629 (27.18%) Java
4 622 (26.88%) SQL
5 341 (14.74%) Python
6 319 (13.79%) Ruby
7 220 (9.51%) Perl
8 153 (6.61%) Bash Shell
9 126 (5.45%) C#
10 113 (4.88%) PHP5
11 112 (4.84%) Shell Script
12 70 (3.03%) C++
13 68 (2.94%) Scala
14 40 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 38 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 38 (1.64%) Groovy
16 35 (1.51%) PowerShell
17 23 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 21 (0.91%) C
19 20 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 152 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 118 (5.10%) Degree
3 91 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.82%) MCDBA
7 18 (0.78%) MCITP
8 17 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.56%) CCNA
10 11 (0.48%) ISEB
11 10 (0.43%) CCNP
12 7 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.30%) CISSP
13 4 (0.17%) MCSE
13 4 (0.17%) PhD
14 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.13%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.13%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.13%) RHCE
14 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.15%) QA
2 16 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.52%) SLA
3 12 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.086%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.086%) COBIT
4 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.043%) WAI
System Software
1 75 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (2.72%) Docker
3 46 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.64%) Varnish
5 25 (1.08%) iptables
5 25 (1.08%) vCloud
6 22 (0.95%) Postfix
6 22 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.86%) Samba
7 20 (0.86%) vSphere
8 18 (0.78%) XenServer
9 16 (0.69%) NFS
10 11 (0.48%) Shibboleth
11 10 (0.43%) Xen
12 9 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.35%) XenApp
13 8 (0.35%) Squid
14 7 (0.30%) HDFS
14 7 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 344 (14.87%) Puppet
2 230 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (4.24%) Ansible
4 91 (3.93%) Nagios
5 87 (3.76%) Salt
6 49 (2.12%) ZABBIX
7 47 (2.03%) Vagrant
8 45 (1.94%) HAProxy
9 34 (1.47%) Cacti
10 28 (1.21%) Kibana
11 27 (1.17%) logstash
12 19 (0.82%) Cobbler
13 18 (0.78%) Zenoss
13 18 (0.78%) Rundeck
14 17 (0.73%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.48%) Opsview
15 11 (0.48%) Capistrano
15 11 (0.48%) SCCM
15 11 (0.48%) SCOM
16 10 (0.43%) Graphite
Vendors
1 473 (20.44%) Oracle
2 227 (9.81%) Red Hat
3 174 (7.52%) Zend
4 166 (7.17%) Microsoft
5 144 (6.22%) VMware
6 47 (2.03%) HP
7 42 (1.82%) Google
7 42 (1.82%) Rackspace
8 41 (1.77%) Cisco
9 39 (1.69%) Adobe
9 39 (1.69%) Percona
10 34 (1.47%) IBM
11 30 (1.30%) hybris
12 29 (1.25%) Citrix
13 28 (1.21%) Splunk
14 22 (0.95%) Sybase
14 22 (0.95%) Twitter
15 20 (0.86%) SAP
16 19 (0.82%) Apple
16 19 (0.82%) Sun
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £275 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Morgan McKinley
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £302 - £400 per day + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago