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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 65 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1528 1288 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 2.44% 2.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.82% 10.92% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 827 851
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 37
Average hourly rate £33.03 £35.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £24.00 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £39.40 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -0.79%

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
11923 11797 12188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 22.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7536 7323 6964
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 £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 192 345
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +11 1453 £363 +7.40% 819
London +19 755 £375 - 298
South East -12 200 £350 - 146
East of England +20 135 £390 +20.93% 52
City of London +27 127 £375 - 79
South West +1 118 £375 +36.36% 48
West Midlands +21 70 £320 +18.51% 41
Bristol +31 69 £375 +44.23% 21
North West +10 59 £303 +0.83% 88
Surrey +30 54 £425 +21.42% 28
Essex +14 50 £448 +22.60% 3
Yorkshire -34 49 £310 +3.33% 93
East Midlands -3 42 £313 +4.16% 40
Hampshire -23 40 £350 -12.50% 35
Cambridgeshire +31 39 £320 +16.36% 25
Hertfordshire -8 36 £375 +15.38% 15
Berkshire -42 36 £325 -2.98% 14
Manchester -3 35 £300 - 53
West Yorkshire -35 32 £320 +11.30% 59
Cambridge +18 30 £320 -14.66% 13
Oxfordshire -3 29 £323 -4.44% 27
Scotland -34 26 £640 +176.75% 19
Birmingham +7 25 £375 +37.61% 10
Leeds -29 21 £350 +21.73% 37
Guildford +12 18 £325 +4.00% 5
Slough +4 18 £325 +4.00% 4
Southend-on-Sea -2 18 £425 +142.85%
Glasgow -19 18 £650 +181.08% 6
Northamptonshire +4 17 £331 -14.51% 8
Wiltshire -11 16 £300 - 6

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1421 (50.66%) PHP
2 1227 (43.74%) HTML
3 1121 (39.96%) JavaScript
4 1107 (39.47%) CSS
5 1042 (37.15%) Linux
6 890 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
7 702 (25.03%) Java
8 673 (23.99%) SQL
8 673 (23.99%) jQuery
9 644 (22.96%) Apache
10 546 (19.47%) Git (software)
11 524 (18.68%) MVC
12 496 (17.68%) Oracle
13 471 (16.79%) TDD
14 458 (16.33%) HTML5
15 450 (16.04%) UNIX
16 448 (15.97%) OO
17 440 (15.69%) Web Services
18 436 (15.54%) XML
19 417 (14.87%) SQL Server
20 409 (14.58%) LAMP
21 400 (14.26%) Subversion
22 351 (12.51%) Scrum
23 334 (11.91%) Python
24 324 (11.55%) Zend
25 316 (11.27%) Ruby
26 306 (10.91%) CSS3
27 304 (10.84%) Ajax
28 302 (10.77%) E-Commerce
29 301 (10.73%) Relational Database

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 644 (22.96%) Apache
2 257 (9.16%) Tomcat
3 183 (6.52%) CMS
4 182 (6.49%) Drupal
5 110 (3.92%) WordPress
6 101 (3.60%) nginx
7 87 (3.10%) IIS
8 68 (2.42%) Confluence
9 63 (2.25%) WebLogic
10 45 (1.60%) Node.js
11 42 (1.50%) WebSphere
12 41 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
13 35 (1.25%) Apache Solr
14 32 (1.14%) Moodle
15 29 (1.03%) Joomla!
16 27 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
17 24 (0.86%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.64%) MQSeries
19 17 (0.61%) Umbraco
20 15 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 86 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 29 (1.03%) MS Office
4 27 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.25%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.071%) GIMP
8 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.036%) Maya
8 1 (0.036%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 102 (3.64%) Magento
2 15 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.18%) Summit
6 5 (0.18%) Shopify
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.14%) Agresso
8 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.11%) Cordys
8 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.071%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.071%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.071%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.071%) LabWindows
9 2 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
3 67 (2.39%) Amazon S3
4 34 (1.21%) SaaS
4 34 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.03%) GitHub
6 12 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
6 12 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.39%) CloudFront
8 10 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (0.36%) Route 53
9 8 (0.29%) Joyent
10 7 (0.25%) ElastiCache
10 7 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.18%) Heroku
12 3 (0.11%) PaaS
12 3 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.49%) HTTP
2 112 (3.99%) LDAP
3 99 (3.53%) Internet
4 92 (3.28%) DNS
5 67 (2.39%) TCP/IP
6 60 (2.14%) Firewall
7 59 (2.10%) SSH
8 41 (1.46%) LAN
9 40 (1.43%) VPN
10 38 (1.35%) SSL
10 38 (1.35%) SAN
11 31 (1.11%) WAN
12 22 (0.78%) FTP
13 21 (0.75%) SNMP
13 21 (0.75%) DHCP
13 21 (0.75%) Intranet
14 20 (0.71%) NAS
15 19 (0.68%) VoIP
16 18 (0.64%) Network Security
16 18 (0.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 301 (10.73%) Relational Database
3 262 (9.34%) MongoDB
4 248 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
5 241 (8.59%) NoSQL
6 109 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (3.53%) RDBMS
8 84 (2.99%) Redis
9 77 (2.75%) Big Data
9 77 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 73 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 66 (2.35%) Oracle Database
12 64 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
14 51 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 44 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 40 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (1.35%) DB2
18 37 (1.32%) MariaDB
19 29 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 546 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 400 (14.26%) Subversion
3 177 (6.31%) JIRA
4 173 (6.17%) Jenkins
5 141 (5.03%) PHPUnit
6 109 (3.89%) Maven
7 106 (3.78%) JUnit
8 99 (3.53%) Selenium
9 78 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 60 (2.14%) Hudson
11 59 (2.10%) Ant
12 58 (2.07%) Cucumber
13 42 (1.50%) Mercurial
14 39 (1.39%) Jasmine
15 28 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
16 26 (0.93%) RSpec
17 25 (0.89%) Mockito
17 25 (0.89%) Behat
18 23 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 21 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 202 (7.20%) Finance
2 99 (3.53%) Marketing
3 85 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 75 (2.67%) Games
5 47 (1.68%) Retail
6 43 (1.53%) Banking
7 38 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 26 (0.93%) Advertising
9 23 (0.82%) Publishing
10 22 (0.78%) Electronics
11 15 (0.53%) Back Office
12 9 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.25%) Automotive
13 7 (0.25%) Law
14 6 (0.21%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.18%) French Language
15 5 (0.18%) Billing
15 5 (0.18%) Legal
15 5 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1826 (65.10%) Developer
2 691 (24.63%) PHP Developer
3 275 (9.80%) Web Developer
4 249 (8.88%) Java Developer
5 168 (5.99%) Senior Developer
6 146 (5.20%) Architect
7 137 (4.88%) DBA
8 116 (4.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 115 (4.10%) Administrator
10 109 (3.89%) Analyst
11 105 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
12 98 (3.49%) Drupal Developer
13 92 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
14 82 (2.92%) PHP Web Developer
15 70 (2.50%) Software Engineer
16 67 (2.39%) Magento Developer
17 66 (2.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
17 66 (2.35%) Python Developer
18 65 (2.32%) Senior PHP Developer
18 65 (2.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1227 (43.74%) HTML
2 1107 (39.47%) CSS
3 673 (23.99%) jQuery
4 458 (16.33%) HTML5
5 440 (15.69%) Web Services
6 436 (15.54%) XML
7 409 (14.58%) LAMP
8 306 (10.91%) CSS3
9 304 (10.84%) Ajax
10 286 (10.20%) Spring
11 252 (8.98%) Symfony
12 234 (8.34%) JSON
13 215 (7.66%) REST
14 192 (6.84%) .NET
15 187 (6.67%) SOAP
16 161 (5.74%) RESTful
17 158 (5.63%) Hibernate
18 139 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
19 131 (4.67%) AngularJS
20 121 (4.31%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 297 (10.59%) Open Source
2 119 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 89 (3.17%) User Experience
5 73 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 63 (2.25%) Replication
8 58 (2.07%) Digital Media
9 53 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.53%) Social Media
11 35 (1.25%) Data Integration
12 33 (1.18%) Clustering
13 31 (1.11%) E-Learning
13 31 (1.11%) Visualisation
14 25 (0.89%) W3C
15 21 (0.75%) Web 2.0
15 21 (0.75%) Data Extraction
16 19 (0.68%) Social Network
17 18 (0.64%) Wiki
18 17 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1042 (37.15%) Linux
2 450 (16.04%) UNIX
3 277 (9.88%) Windows
4 176 (6.27%) CentOS
5 135 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 89 (3.17%) Debian
7 88 (3.14%) Android
7 88 (3.14%) Apple iOS
8 72 (2.57%) Ubuntu
9 55 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 51 (1.82%) Solaris
11 46 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (1.00%) AIX
15 11 (0.39%) Fedora
16 10 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.32%) HPUX
18 8 (0.29%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (18.68%) MVC
3 471 (16.79%) TDD
4 448 (15.97%) OO
5 351 (12.51%) Scrum
6 302 (10.77%) E-Commerce
7 264 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 257 (9.16%) Web Development
9 234 (8.34%) DevOps
10 226 (8.06%) OOP
11 151 (5.38%) BDD
12 146 (5.20%) OO PHP
12 146 (5.20%) Software Engineering
13 126 (4.49%) Unit Testing
14 115 (4.10%) ETL
14 115 (4.10%) Configuration Management
15 110 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
16 101 (3.60%) Data Modelling
17 99 (3.53%) Migration
18 95 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1421 (50.66%) PHP
2 1121 (39.96%) JavaScript
3 702 (25.03%) Java
4 673 (23.99%) SQL
5 334 (11.91%) Python
6 316 (11.27%) Ruby
7 274 (9.77%) Perl
8 250 (8.91%) PHP5
9 183 (6.52%) C#
10 160 (5.70%) Bash Shell
11 117 (4.17%) C++
12 111 (3.96%) Shell Script
13 107 (3.81%) PL/SQL
14 76 (2.71%) C
15 73 (2.60%) Scala
16 46 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 37 (1.32%) Groovy
18 27 (0.96%) PowerShell
19 26 (0.93%) Objective-C
20 20 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (5.63%) Degree
2 82 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 50 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 26 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (0.86%) CCNA
7 18 (0.64%) CISSP
8 15 (0.53%) MCITP
9 12 (0.43%) RHCE
10 10 (0.36%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.32%) MCDBA
11 9 (0.32%) MCSE
12 8 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.25%) CCSA
14 5 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.18%) ISEB
14 5 (0.18%) CCNP
15 4 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.14%) MCSA
15 4 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.10%) QA
2 18 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.46%) SLA
4 11 (0.39%) COBIT
5 8 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
7 5 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.11%) WCAG
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (1.18%) Varnish
3 32 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 28 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (0.78%) Xen
6 19 (0.68%) NFS
7 18 (0.64%) KVM
8 17 (0.61%) Postfix
8 17 (0.61%) XenServer
9 16 (0.57%) Hyper-V
9 16 (0.57%) Samba
10 15 (0.53%) VMware ESX
10 15 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
11 14 (0.50%) vSphere
12 13 (0.46%) Snort
13 11 (0.39%) vCloud
14 8 (0.29%) Docker
14 8 (0.29%) Sendmail
15 7 (0.25%) XenApp
16 6 (0.21%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 219 (7.81%) Puppet
2 170 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (3.64%) Nagios
4 46 (1.64%) Cacti
5 45 (1.60%) ZABBIX
6 34 (1.21%) Salt
7 24 (0.86%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.78%) Data Guard
9 21 (0.75%) HAProxy
9 21 (0.75%) Capistrano
10 18 (0.64%) Ansible
11 15 (0.53%) Zenoss
12 12 (0.43%) YUM
13 11 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (0.25%) OpenView
14 7 (0.25%) SCOM
14 7 (0.25%) logstash
15 6 (0.21%) StatsD
15 6 (0.21%) Ganglia
15 6 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 496 (17.68%) Oracle
2 324 (11.55%) Zend
3 228 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 145 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 132 (4.71%) JBoss
6 123 (4.39%) VMware
7 66 (2.35%) Rackspace
8 59 (2.10%) Google
9 54 (1.93%) hybris
10 53 (1.89%) Percona
11 49 (1.75%) Cisco
12 47 (1.68%) IBM
13 37 (1.32%) HP
13 37 (1.32%) Citrix
14 34 (1.21%) Sybase
14 34 (1.21%) Twitter
15 28 (1.00%) Sitecore
15 28 (1.00%) Adobe
16 27 (0.96%) SAP
17 26 (0.93%) Facebook
London
Aquent
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
VIRTUATel Ltd
Rate: Rate negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Kainos Software
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Recruitment Scotland
Rate: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago