The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 70 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1394 971 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 2.03% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.43% 9.42% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 613 799
Average daily rate £350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.70 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £44.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +16 1323 £350 +9.37% 922
London +22 659 £375 +7.14% 334
South East +2 184 £300 -7.69% 184
City of London +22 138 £363 +7.01% 85
South West +16 110 £350 +16.66% 86
East of England +9 97 £335 +11.66% 66
Yorkshire -1 97 £350 +16.66% 83
West Yorkshire +6 77 £350 +18.64% 61
West Midlands +36 75 £275 +37.50% 42
Leeds +3 69 £350 +20.68% 37
Hampshire +20 52 £300 - 41
North West -24 50 £301 +9.27% 68
Bristol +2 45 £325 +4.83% 15
Surrey +16 40 £375 +3.44% 39
East Midlands +4 37 £349 +29.16% 48
Cambridgeshire -5 37 £275 -1.78% 29
Birmingham +19 35 £283 +25.55% 10
Scotland -12 34 £350 +27.27% 19
Cambridge +11 33 £288 +2.67% 26
Berkshire -5 33 £275 -15.38% 31
Hertfordshire +4 25 £413 +3.12% 18
Manchester -24 25 £275 +7.31% 33
Somerset +8 22 £350 +45.83% 12
Oxfordshire +3 19 £270 -5.26% 23
North Yorkshire +9 18 £280 +23.07% 6
Bath +4 18 £350 - 9
Southampton -8 18 £300 +14.28% 5
Essex -10 18 £368 - 4
Gloucestershire +9 17 £450 +5.88% 29
Gloucester -2 17 £450 +36.36% 5

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1285 (52.21%) PHP
2 1090 (44.29%) HTML
3 1047 (42.54%) JavaScript
4 984 (39.98%) CSS
5 821 (33.36%) Linux
6 636 (25.84%) jQuery
7 628 (25.52%) Java
8 583 (23.69%) SQL
9 457 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
10 447 (18.16%) Apache
11 438 (17.80%) MVC
12 437 (17.76%) Oracle
13 431 (17.51%) OO
14 403 (16.38%) SQL Server
15 389 (15.81%) Web Services
16 388 (15.77%) XML
17 364 (14.79%) HTML5
18 352 (14.30%) TDD
19 338 (13.73%) LAMP
20 328 (13.33%) Git (software)
21 320 (13.00%) UNIX
22 290 (11.78%) Scrum
23 283 (11.50%) Ajax
24 278 (11.30%) E-Commerce
25 275 (11.17%) Zend
26 273 (11.09%) CSS3
27 270 (10.97%) Subversion
27 270 (10.97%) OOP
28 259 (10.52%) Windows
29 257 (10.44%) .NET

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 447 (18.16%) Apache
2 220 (8.94%) Drupal
3 209 (8.49%) Tomcat
4 180 (7.31%) CMS
5 135 (5.49%) WordPress
6 71 (2.89%) Node.js
7 70 (2.84%) IIS
8 65 (2.64%) WebLogic
9 60 (2.44%) Apache Solr
10 58 (2.36%) nginx
10 58 (2.36%) WebSphere
11 38 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (1.30%) SharePoint
13 28 (1.14%) Confluence
14 26 (1.06%) MS Exchange
14 26 (1.06%) Moodle
15 25 (1.02%) Joomla!
15 25 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
16 22 (0.89%) Alfresco
17 19 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 93 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.58%) MS Office
3 37 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) Windchill
8 3 (0.12%) CATIA
9 2 (0.081%) SPSS
9 2 (0.081%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.081%) FastStats
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.041%) InDesign
10 1 (0.041%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 108 (4.39%) Magento
2 8 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.12%) Tridion
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.081%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.081%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.041%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.041%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.041%) Metrica
8 1 (0.041%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 98 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (1.79%) SaaS
4 35 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 18 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
7 15 (0.61%) Joyent
8 11 (0.45%) GitHub
9 10 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.20%) PaaS
11 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.081%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Azure
14 1 (0.041%) IaaS
14 1 (0.041%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.041%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.17%) HTTP
2 68 (2.76%) Internet
3 66 (2.68%) LDAP
4 54 (2.19%) DNS
5 53 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 49 (1.99%) Firewall
7 42 (1.71%) VPN
8 31 (1.26%) SNMP
9 27 (1.10%) SAN
10 24 (0.98%) SSH
11 21 (0.85%) Intranet
12 20 (0.81%) SSL
12 20 (0.81%) Network Security
13 19 (0.77%) IPsec
14 16 (0.65%) WAN
14 16 (0.65%) MPLS
15 13 (0.53%) DHCP
16 12 (0.49%) LAN
16 12 (0.49%) Wireless
17 11 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 257 (10.44%) MongoDB
3 192 (7.80%) NoSQL
4 190 (7.72%) Relational Database
5 187 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
6 73 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 68 (2.76%) Big Data
8 63 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 58 (2.36%) Oracle Database
10 57 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 44 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (1.75%) Redis
14 35 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (1.18%) CouchDB
16 28 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
18 24 (0.98%) Riak
18 24 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 328 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 270 (10.97%) Subversion
3 148 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 84 (3.41%) Cucumber
5 81 (3.29%) Maven
6 74 (3.01%) Selenium
7 73 (2.97%) JIRA
7 73 (2.97%) JUnit
8 69 (2.80%) PHPUnit
9 57 (2.32%) Eclipse
10 55 (2.23%) Hudson
11 39 (1.58%) Ant
12 36 (1.46%) Mockito
13 23 (0.93%) RSpec
14 22 (0.89%) Visual Studio
15 19 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (0.77%) Behat
15 19 (0.77%) SoapUI
16 18 (0.73%) WebDriver
17 17 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 147 (5.97%) Finance
2 105 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 77 (3.13%) Marketing
4 54 (2.19%) Retail
5 49 (1.99%) Publishing
6 42 (1.71%) Games
7 29 (1.18%) Advertising
8 20 (0.81%) Back Office
9 18 (0.73%) Banking
10 13 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.28%) Music Industry
12 7 (0.28%) Front Office
13 6 (0.24%) Electronics
13 6 (0.24%) Legal
14 5 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1681 (68.31%) Developer
2 611 (24.83%) PHP Developer
3 269 (10.93%) Web Developer
4 207 (8.41%) Java Developer
5 130 (5.28%) Senior Developer
6 127 (5.16%) Architect
7 119 (4.84%) Administrator
8 115 (4.67%) Drupal Developer
9 96 (3.90%) Analyst
10 95 (3.86%) PHP Web Developer
11 85 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 85 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 77 (3.13%) DBA
13 74 (3.01%) Front-End Developer
14 67 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
15 58 (2.36%) .NET Developer
16 57 (2.32%) Programmer
17 55 (2.23%) Linux Administrator
18 54 (2.19%) PHP Symfony Developer
19 50 (2.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1090 (44.29%) HTML
2 984 (39.98%) CSS
3 636 (25.84%) jQuery
4 389 (15.81%) Web Services
5 388 (15.77%) XML
6 364 (14.79%) HTML5
7 338 (13.73%) LAMP
8 283 (11.50%) Ajax
9 273 (11.09%) CSS3
10 257 (10.44%) .NET
11 231 (9.39%) Spring
12 205 (8.33%) Symfony
13 189 (7.68%) JSON
14 167 (6.79%) SOAP
15 160 (6.50%) Hibernate
16 151 (6.14%) REST
17 133 (5.40%) XHTML
18 130 (5.28%) Ruby on Rails
19 126 (5.12%) RESTful
20 120 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 215 (8.74%) Open Source
2 112 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 71 (2.89%) Digital Media
4 53 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 51 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (1.91%) Replication
6 47 (1.91%) Clustering
7 42 (1.71%) Social Media
8 36 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 21 (0.85%) iPad
11 19 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 19 (0.77%) W3C
12 18 (0.73%) iPhone
13 17 (0.69%) Taxonomies
14 15 (0.61%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.57%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.57%) Web 2.0
16 13 (0.53%) Mathematics
16 13 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 821 (33.36%) Linux
2 320 (13.00%) UNIX
3 259 (10.52%) Windows
4 91 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (3.29%) CentOS
6 77 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 72 (2.93%) Apple iOS
8 65 (2.64%) Android
9 58 (2.36%) Debian
10 51 (2.07%) Solaris
11 34 (1.38%) Mac OS X
12 28 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.53%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.41%) AIX
17 9 (0.37%) SUSE
18 6 (0.24%) Fedora
19 5 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (17.80%) MVC
3 431 (17.51%) OO
4 352 (14.30%) TDD
5 290 (11.78%) Scrum
6 278 (11.30%) E-Commerce
7 270 (10.97%) OOP
8 229 (9.31%) Web Development
9 177 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 155 (6.30%) Software Engineering
11 127 (5.16%) BDD
12 110 (4.47%) OO PHP
13 98 (3.98%) Unit Testing
14 93 (3.78%) Configuration Management
15 88 (3.58%) ETL
16 84 (3.41%) Responsive Web Design
17 76 (3.09%) SOA
18 75 (3.05%) OOD
19 73 (2.97%) Project Management
20 70 (2.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1285 (52.21%) PHP
2 1047 (42.54%) JavaScript
3 628 (25.52%) Java
4 583 (23.69%) SQL
5 244 (9.91%) Perl
6 243 (9.87%) Python
7 233 (9.47%) PHP5
8 224 (9.10%) Ruby
9 207 (8.41%) C#
10 136 (5.53%) Bash Shell
11 121 (4.92%) C++
12 76 (3.09%) Scala
12 76 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 65 (2.64%) C
14 53 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 44 (1.79%) VB.NET
16 32 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.22%) Groovy
18 26 (1.06%) VBA
18 26 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 141 (5.73%) Degree
2 65 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.49%) ISEB
5 11 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.41%) RHCE
6 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.33%) CCNA
9 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.24%) MCSE
10 5 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (0.20%) HND
10 5 (0.20%) MCSA
11 4 (0.16%) OCP
11 4 (0.16%) OCA
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.16%) HNC
12 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.45%) QA
2 25 (1.02%) SLA
3 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.12%) COBIT
4 3 (0.12%) WCAG
4 3 (0.12%) WAI
4 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
4 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.081%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 59 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 59 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 45 (1.83%) Varnish
3 28 (1.14%) Xen
4 19 (0.77%) KVM
5 18 (0.73%) vSphere
6 16 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.61%) Squid
8 13 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.45%) Sendmail
10 11 (0.45%) NFS
11 10 (0.41%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.37%) XenServer
13 8 (0.33%) vCloud
14 7 (0.28%) Postfix
14 7 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (0.24%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.24%) XenApp
16 5 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 176 (7.15%) Puppet
2 135 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (3.90%) Nagios
4 39 (1.58%) ZABBIX
5 37 (1.50%) Cacti
6 23 (0.93%) HAProxy
6 23 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 21 (0.85%) Capistrano
8 14 (0.57%) Munin
9 12 (0.49%) StatsD
9 12 (0.49%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.45%) Foglight
11 10 (0.41%) SCOM
12 9 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.37%) Ansible
13 7 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
13 7 (0.28%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.20%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.20%) Control-M
14 5 (0.20%) collectd
Vendors
1 437 (17.76%) Oracle
2 275 (11.17%) Zend
3 157 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 154 (6.26%) Red Hat
5 110 (4.47%) VMware
6 99 (4.02%) JBoss
7 80 (3.25%) Rackspace
8 55 (2.23%) Adobe
9 46 (1.87%) Cisco
10 45 (1.83%) HP
11 39 (1.58%) Google
12 37 (1.50%) Twitter
13 31 (1.26%) Percona
14 29 (1.18%) hybris
14 29 (1.18%) IBM
15 24 (0.98%) Citrix
16 23 (0.93%) Facebook
17 21 (0.85%) Sybase
18 20 (0.81%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.81%) NetApp
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £0 to £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago