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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 82 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1241 1363 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.23% 2.50% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.19% 11.46% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 927 640
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £40.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £16.60 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £71.00 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.24% +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
12173 11892 10269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 21.83% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7890 7502 6206
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 193 205
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 1166 £375 +7.14% 933
London -6 577 £390 +4.00% 340
South East -37 147 £350 +16.66% 181
City of London +3 119 £388 +6.16% 107
South West -10 88 £385 +10.00% 59
Yorkshire -20 88 £370 +5.71% 77
West Midlands -6 83 £300 +9.09% 60
North West +9 77 £330 +8.10% 94
West Yorkshire -13 70 £370 +5.71% 49
Leeds -14 60 £370 +5.71% 30
East Midlands +11 53 £375 +7.52% 43
East of England -25 48 £325 -2.98% 63
Manchester +13 45 £350 +27.27% 50
Hampshire -18 43 £375 +25.00% 37
Berkshire +14 42 £350 +7.69% 32
Bristol +2 42 £350 +12.00% 17
Gloucestershire 0 32 £425 -5.55% 15
Wales +14 26 £463 -2.63% 8
Scotland -7 24 £350 - 22
Birmingham -17 24 £294 +3.98% 22
Cheltenham - 21 £425 - 5
South Wales +18 20 £465 +9.41% 4
Cheshire -1 20 £340 +6.25% 24
Surrey -19 20 £325 -13.33% 28
Shropshire - 20 £400 - 3
Nottinghamshire +5 19 £375 +57.89% 10
Telford - 19 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £350 +37.25% 18
Oxfordshire -16 17 £300 - 27
Essex +2 16 £425 +15.64% 5

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1023 (45.61%) PHP
2 900 (40.12%) HTML
3 898 (40.04%) Linux
4 847 (37.76%) JavaScript
5 781 (34.82%) CSS
6 651 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
7 577 (25.72%) Java
8 573 (25.55%) SQL
9 465 (20.73%) Oracle
10 458 (20.42%) Apache
11 448 (19.97%) jQuery
12 435 (19.39%) Git (software)
13 410 (18.28%) HTML5
14 357 (15.92%) MongoDB
15 346 (15.43%) DevOps
16 343 (15.29%) SQL Server
17 336 (14.98%) Web Services
18 330 (14.71%) Puppet
19 318 (14.18%) Windows
20 317 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
21 306 (13.64%) Python
22 304 (13.55%) Ruby
23 298 (13.29%) UNIX
24 295 (13.15%) MVC
25 274 (12.22%) LAMP
26 271 (12.08%) PostgreSQL
27 268 (11.95%) OO
28 257 (11.46%) Scrum
29 255 (11.37%) TDD
30 253 (11.28%) Red Hat

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 458 (20.42%) Apache
2 171 (7.62%) Tomcat
3 159 (7.09%) Drupal
4 129 (5.75%) nginx
5 126 (5.62%) CMS
6 109 (4.86%) WordPress
7 75 (3.34%) JBoss
8 72 (3.21%) Node.js
9 64 (2.85%) OpenStack
9 64 (2.85%) IIS
10 59 (2.63%) WebLogic
11 40 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
12 36 (1.60%) Apache Solr
12 36 (1.60%) Confluence
13 33 (1.47%) SharePoint
14 27 (1.20%) Joomla!
15 25 (1.11%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.76%) MediaWiki
17 17 (0.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 86 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 32 (1.43%) MS Office
4 25 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.45%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.22%) MS Project
10 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 74 (3.30%) Magento
2 10 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.27%) CA PPM
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.089%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.089%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.045%) Tridion
7 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.045%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 252 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (1.78%) GitHub
4 37 (1.65%) PaaS
5 35 (1.56%) SaaS
6 30 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 27 (1.20%) Heroku
8 24 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (0.67%) Engine Yard
9 15 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.36%) IaaS
13 7 (0.31%) Route 53
14 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.13%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 2 (0.089%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 131 (5.84%) HTTP
2 128 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 128 (5.71%) DNS
3 110 (4.90%) Firewall
4 98 (4.37%) SSL
5 86 (3.83%) Internet
6 62 (2.76%) VPN
7 49 (2.18%) LDAP
8 42 (1.87%) IPsec
9 41 (1.83%) DHCP
10 34 (1.52%) FTP
11 27 (1.20%) VLAN
12 24 (1.07%) SAN
13 23 (1.03%) Network Security
14 22 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
15 21 (0.94%) LAN
16 18 (0.80%) WAN
16 18 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
17 17 (0.76%) SNMP
18 15 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (15.92%) MongoDB
2 343 (15.29%) SQL Server
3 271 (12.08%) PostgreSQL
4 227 (10.12%) Relational Database
5 209 (9.32%) NoSQL
6 124 (5.53%) RDBMS
7 93 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 74 (3.30%) Redis
9 70 (3.12%) Oracle Database
10 56 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 55 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (2.45%) Hadoop
12 48 (2.14%) Big Data
13 45 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (1.60%) MariaDB
15 34 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (1.29%) DB2
17 25 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
19 20 (0.89%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 435 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 227 (10.12%) Subversion
3 220 (9.81%) Jenkins
4 82 (3.66%) JIRA
5 74 (3.30%) Maven
6 73 (3.25%) PHPUnit
7 45 (2.01%) JUnit
8 44 (1.96%) Ant
9 39 (1.74%) Eclipse
10 37 (1.65%) Selenium
11 36 (1.60%) Hudson
12 35 (1.56%) Mercurial
13 27 (1.20%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.16%) RSpec
14 26 (1.16%) Grunt
15 23 (1.03%) Visual Studio
16 21 (0.94%) Gradle
17 19 (0.85%) NetBeans
18 17 (0.76%) Bower
19 16 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 141 (6.29%) Finance
2 86 (3.83%) Marketing
3 53 (2.36%) Retail
4 52 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 37 (1.65%) Advertising
6 35 (1.56%) Games
7 34 (1.52%) Banking
8 30 (1.34%) Publishing
9 13 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.58%) Back Office
10 10 (0.45%) Electronics
10 10 (0.45%) Legal
11 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.18%) Automotive
12 3 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.13%) Local Government
12 3 (0.13%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.089%) German Language
13 2 (0.089%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.089%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1294 (57.69%) Developer
2 417 (18.59%) PHP Developer
3 174 (7.76%) Java Developer
4 172 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 135 (6.02%) Web Developer
6 128 (5.71%) Architect
7 109 (4.86%) DBA
8 85 (3.79%) Senior Developer
8 85 (3.79%) Drupal Developer
9 84 (3.74%) Administrator
10 69 (3.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 68 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
12 61 (2.72%) Technical Architect
12 61 (2.72%) Analyst
13 59 (2.63%) Magento Developer
14 56 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
15 54 (2.41%) Software Engineer
16 51 (2.27%) .NET Developer
17 50 (2.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 47 (2.10%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 900 (40.12%) HTML
2 781 (34.82%) CSS
3 448 (19.97%) jQuery
4 410 (18.28%) HTML5
5 336 (14.98%) Web Services
6 274 (12.22%) LAMP
7 251 (11.19%) CSS3
8 208 (9.27%) Ajax
9 204 (9.09%) XML
10 170 (7.58%) .NET
11 153 (6.82%) REST
12 146 (6.51%) Spring
13 124 (5.53%) J2EE
14 123 (5.48%) JSON
15 122 (5.44%) RESTful
16 121 (5.39%) AngularJS
17 118 (5.26%) Symfony
18 109 (4.86%) Ruby on Rails
19 99 (4.41%) SOAP
20 93 (4.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 233 (10.39%) Open Source
2 95 (4.24%) Clustering
3 81 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 65 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 58 (2.59%) User Experience
7 51 (2.27%) Replication
8 45 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.96%) Digital Media
10 33 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 32 (1.43%) Visualisation
12 30 (1.34%) Wiki
13 21 (0.94%) Device Driver
14 20 (0.89%) W3C
15 18 (0.80%) Mainframe
16 17 (0.76%) Public Cloud
17 15 (0.67%) PKI
18 14 (0.62%) Online Games
19 13 (0.58%) Mathematics
19 13 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 898 (40.04%) Linux
2 318 (14.18%) Windows
3 298 (13.29%) UNIX
4 186 (8.29%) CentOS
5 124 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 115 (5.13%) Ubuntu
7 65 (2.90%) Android
8 62 (2.76%) Apple iOS
9 40 (1.78%) Debian
10 37 (1.65%) Solaris
11 36 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 30 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.85%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (0.67%) Windows Phone
16 15 (0.67%) SUSE
17 14 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
18 13 (0.58%) Windows 8
19 12 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (15.43%) DevOps
3 317 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
4 295 (13.15%) MVC
5 268 (11.95%) OO
6 257 (11.46%) Scrum
7 255 (11.37%) TDD
8 218 (9.72%) Configuration Management
9 180 (8.02%) Web Development
10 175 (7.80%) E-Commerce
11 153 (6.82%) OOP
12 151 (6.73%) Software Engineering
13 100 (4.46%) BDD
14 91 (4.06%) OO PHP
15 81 (3.61%) Unit Testing
16 80 (3.57%) ETL
17 77 (3.43%) Mentoring
18 75 (3.34%) Automated Testing
18 75 (3.34%) Load Balancing
19 74 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1023 (45.61%) PHP
2 847 (37.76%) JavaScript
3 577 (25.72%) Java
4 573 (25.55%) SQL
5 306 (13.64%) Python
6 304 (13.55%) Ruby
7 223 (9.94%) Perl
8 165 (7.36%) Bash Shell
9 121 (5.39%) C#
10 113 (5.04%) Shell Script
11 111 (4.95%) PHP5
12 66 (2.94%) Scala
13 65 (2.90%) C++
14 37 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 36 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.56%) Groovy
17 27 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 22 (0.98%) C
19 21 (0.94%) VB.NET
19 21 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 145 (6.46%) Security Cleared
2 94 (4.19%) Degree
3 81 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.85%) MCDBA
6 19 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (0.80%) MCITP
8 14 (0.62%) CCNA
9 11 (0.49%) CCNP
10 6 (0.27%) ISEB
10 6 (0.27%) CISSP
11 5 (0.22%) MCSE
11 5 (0.22%) PhD
12 4 (0.18%) CCIE
12 4 (0.18%) RHCE
13 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.13%) RHCA
13 3 (0.13%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (2.94%) QA
2 9 (0.40%) SLA
3 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.089%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.045%) COBIT
System Software
1 72 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 47 (2.10%) Docker
4 38 (1.69%) Varnish
5 25 (1.11%) iptables
6 24 (1.07%) Postfix
7 22 (0.98%) Samba
8 20 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.89%) vCloud
8 20 (0.89%) vSphere
9 16 (0.71%) XenServer
10 15 (0.67%) NFS
11 13 (0.58%) Xen
12 12 (0.53%) Firmware
12 12 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.49%) Shibboleth
14 9 (0.40%) XenApp
15 7 (0.31%) HDFS
15 7 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 330 (14.71%) Puppet
2 226 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (4.68%) Nagios
4 79 (3.52%) Ansible
5 71 (3.17%) Salt
6 48 (2.14%) ZABBIX
7 42 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 36 (1.60%) Vagrant
9 33 (1.47%) Cacti
10 28 (1.25%) Cobbler
11 24 (1.07%) Kibana
12 20 (0.89%) logstash
13 15 (0.67%) NetBackup
14 14 (0.62%) SCCM
14 14 (0.62%) Zenoss
14 14 (0.62%) collectd
15 10 (0.45%) Capistrano
16 9 (0.40%) Opsview
17 8 (0.36%) Graphite
18 7 (0.31%) Plesk
Vendors
1 465 (20.73%) Oracle
2 253 (11.28%) Red Hat
3 181 (8.07%) Microsoft
4 165 (7.36%) Zend
5 156 (6.95%) VMware
6 51 (2.27%) Rackspace
7 44 (1.96%) Percona
8 40 (1.78%) Google
9 36 (1.60%) Adobe
10 35 (1.56%) HP
11 33 (1.47%) Cisco
12 32 (1.43%) IBM
13 30 (1.34%) Citrix
14 29 (1.29%) hybris
15 24 (1.07%) Apple
16 23 (1.03%) Twitter
17 22 (0.98%) Sybase
18 20 (0.89%) SAP
19 19 (0.85%) Splunk
20 18 (0.80%) F5
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
BPR Associates
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £17 - £21 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
e-Recruiter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
PCR
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago