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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 70 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1294 1208 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 2.37% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.20% 10.97% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 795 895
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £14.80 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £40.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+83.33% +41.17%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11551 11007 11929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.59% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7154 6720 7018
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 224 308
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +6 1218 £350 +6.06% 786
London +4 641 £375 +5.26% 318
South East +7 203 £325 -7.14% 137
City of London +29 114 £375 +7.14% 80
South West +7 114 £375 +44.23% 58
Bristol +12 70 £375 +36.36% 20
East of England -3 70 £370 +15.62% 61
Hampshire -1 59 £350 -12.50% 20
West Midlands +8 58 £300 +7.14% 29
Surrey +9 45 £350 - 35
North West -7 44 £300 - 64
Yorkshire -37 38 £310 +12.72% 64
East Midlands +5 34 £293 -2.50% 50
Berkshire -7 33 £325 -18.75% 26
Cambridgeshire +13 24 £394 +75.00% 27
Cambridge +13 23 £394 +71.19% 21
Birmingham +5 22 £325 +20.37% 7
Wales - 22 £445 - 6
East Sussex 0 21 £290 -3.33% 8
Brighton +9 20 £290 +65.71% 8
Manchester -5 20 £285 -5.00% 38
Oxfordshire -8 19 £338 +3.84% 18
Scotland -27 19 £303 +0.83% 16
Basingstoke +11 17 £425 +5.59% 1
Northamptonshire +4 17 £288 -50.00% 9
West Yorkshire -49 16 £330 +20.00% 49
South Yorkshire +4 15 £225 -21.73% 7
Somerset -12 15 £308 +16.03% 8
South Wales - 15 £445 - 3
Slough +10 14 £340 -15.00% 8

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1379 (51.90%) PHP
2 1164 (43.81%) HTML
3 1102 (41.48%) JavaScript
4 1064 (40.05%) CSS
5 936 (35.23%) Linux
6 656 (24.69%) Java
7 650 (24.46%) jQuery
8 622 (23.41%) SQL
9 550 (20.70%) Apache
10 525 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
11 463 (17.43%) MVC
12 461 (17.35%) Oracle
13 435 (16.37%) OO
14 427 (16.07%) TDD
14 427 (16.07%) Git (software)
14 427 (16.07%) HTML5
15 423 (15.92%) XML
16 416 (15.66%) LAMP
17 413 (15.54%) SQL Server
18 406 (15.28%) Web Services
19 371 (13.96%) UNIX
20 327 (12.31%) Scrum
21 326 (12.27%) Subversion
22 308 (11.59%) Ajax
23 302 (11.37%) Python
24 301 (11.33%) CSS3
25 293 (11.03%) Zend
26 292 (10.99%) E-Commerce
27 290 (10.91%) Perl
28 284 (10.69%) Ruby

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 550 (20.70%) Apache
2 224 (8.43%) Tomcat
3 206 (7.75%) Drupal
4 169 (6.36%) CMS
5 155 (5.83%) WordPress
6 79 (2.97%) IIS
7 77 (2.90%) nginx
8 62 (2.33%) WebLogic
9 59 (2.22%) Confluence
10 58 (2.18%) Node.js
11 48 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
12 46 (1.73%) WebSphere
13 39 (1.47%) Moodle
14 36 (1.35%) SharePoint
14 36 (1.35%) Apache Solr
15 26 (0.98%) Joomla!
16 23 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
17 20 (0.75%) MS Exchange
18 16 (0.60%) MQSeries
19 15 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 89 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 44 (1.66%) MS Office
4 41 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.11%) CATIA
8 3 (0.11%) Windchill
9 2 (0.075%) GIMP
10 1 (0.038%) SPSS
10 1 (0.038%) InDesign
10 1 (0.038%) Maya
10 1 (0.038%) FastStats
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 135 (5.08%) Magento
2 10 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.15%) Summit
7 3 (0.11%) Agresso
7 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.11%) Shopify
8 2 (0.075%) Zen Cart
8 2 (0.075%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.075%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.075%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.075%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.038%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 142 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 42 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (1.39%) SaaS
6 27 (1.02%) GitHub
7 23 (0.87%) Rackspace Cloud
8 10 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (0.38%) Joyent
9 9 (0.34%) CloudFront
10 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (0.26%) ElastiCache
11 6 (0.23%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.15%) PaaS
14 3 (0.11%) Route 53
14 3 (0.11%) Heroku
15 2 (0.075%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.038%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (4.25%) HTTP
2 82 (3.09%) LDAP
3 80 (3.01%) Internet
4 69 (2.60%) DNS
5 59 (2.22%) Firewall
6 57 (2.15%) SSH
7 50 (1.88%) TCP/IP
8 42 (1.58%) VPN
9 36 (1.35%) SAN
10 33 (1.24%) SNMP
11 31 (1.17%) SSL
12 26 (0.98%) LAN
13 22 (0.83%) IPsec
13 22 (0.83%) WAN
14 19 (0.72%) DHCP
15 18 (0.68%) Intranet
16 17 (0.64%) Network Security
16 17 (0.64%) NAS
17 14 (0.53%) BGP
17 14 (0.53%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 246 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 219 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 208 (7.83%) NoSQL
5 202 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
6 89 (3.35%) Big Data
7 80 (3.01%) Hadoop
8 79 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
9 78 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 70 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 68 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 57 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 55 (2.07%) Redis
14 54 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 45 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
16 42 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
18 30 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
18 30 (1.13%) DB2
19 25 (0.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 427 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 326 (12.27%) Subversion
3 178 (6.70%) Jenkins
4 131 (4.93%) JIRA
5 102 (3.84%) PHPUnit
6 98 (3.69%) Maven
7 77 (2.90%) Selenium
8 71 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 67 (2.52%) JUnit
10 62 (2.33%) Hudson
11 57 (2.15%) Eclipse
12 44 (1.66%) Ant
13 29 (1.09%) Mockito
14 28 (1.05%) RSpec
15 26 (0.98%) Behat
16 25 (0.94%) Mercurial
16 25 (0.94%) Jasmine
17 23 (0.87%) WebDriver
18 21 (0.79%) TeamCity
19 18 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 167 (6.29%) Finance
2 98 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 77 (2.90%) Marketing
4 55 (2.07%) Games
5 42 (1.58%) Retail
6 29 (1.09%) Banking
7 27 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.02%) Publishing
8 26 (0.98%) Advertising
9 19 (0.72%) Back Office
9 19 (0.72%) Electronics
10 10 (0.38%) Music Industry
11 8 (0.30%) Front Office
12 7 (0.26%) Legal
13 6 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.15%) French Language
15 4 (0.15%) German Language
15 4 (0.15%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1746 (65.71%) Developer
2 644 (24.24%) PHP Developer
3 299 (11.25%) Web Developer
4 208 (7.83%) Java Developer
5 133 (5.01%) Architect
6 131 (4.93%) Senior Developer
7 128 (4.82%) Administrator
8 124 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 119 (4.48%) DBA
10 107 (4.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 102 (3.84%) Drupal Developer
11 102 (3.84%) Analyst
12 101 (3.80%) PHP Web Developer
13 95 (3.58%) Front-End Developer
14 80 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
15 73 (2.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 71 (2.67%) Magento Developer
17 59 (2.22%) LAMP Developer
18 55 (2.07%) Linux Administrator
19 54 (2.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1164 (43.81%) HTML
2 1064 (40.05%) CSS
3 650 (24.46%) jQuery
4 427 (16.07%) HTML5
5 423 (15.92%) XML
6 416 (15.66%) LAMP
7 406 (15.28%) Web Services
8 308 (11.59%) Ajax
9 301 (11.33%) CSS3
10 231 (8.69%) .NET
11 230 (8.66%) JSON
12 228 (8.58%) Symfony
13 210 (7.90%) Spring
14 182 (6.85%) REST
15 175 (6.59%) SOAP
16 165 (6.21%) RESTful
17 138 (5.19%) Hibernate
18 124 (4.67%) Ruby on Rails
19 113 (4.25%) XHTML
20 109 (4.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 266 (10.01%) Open Source
2 99 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 58 (2.18%) Digital Media
4 56 (2.11%) Replication
5 55 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 51 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 44 (1.66%) Social Media
9 40 (1.51%) Clustering
10 24 (0.90%) E-Learning
11 22 (0.83%) W3C
12 21 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 21 (0.79%) Web 2.0
13 19 (0.72%) VLE
13 19 (0.72%) Data Extraction
13 19 (0.72%) Data Integration
14 16 (0.60%) Blog
15 15 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 15 (0.56%) Social Network
16 14 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 936 (35.23%) Linux
2 371 (13.96%) UNIX
3 244 (9.18%) Windows
4 135 (5.08%) CentOS
5 128 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (3.50%) Debian
7 88 (3.31%) Apple iOS
8 84 (3.16%) Android
9 79 (2.97%) Ubuntu
10 55 (2.07%) Solaris
11 35 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 29 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (0.79%) AIX
16 14 (0.53%) Fedora
17 11 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.34%) SUSE
19 7 (0.26%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (17.43%) MVC
3 435 (16.37%) OO
4 427 (16.07%) TDD
5 327 (12.31%) Scrum
6 292 (10.99%) E-Commerce
7 248 (9.33%) Web Development
8 247 (9.30%) OOP
9 234 (8.81%) DevOps
10 222 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
11 135 (5.08%) OO PHP
12 129 (4.86%) BDD
13 128 (4.82%) Software Engineering
14 112 (4.22%) ETL
15 109 (4.10%) Configuration Management
16 108 (4.06%) Unit Testing
17 101 (3.80%) Migration
18 98 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
19 93 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
20 86 (3.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1379 (51.90%) PHP
2 1102 (41.48%) JavaScript
3 656 (24.69%) Java
4 622 (23.41%) SQL
5 302 (11.37%) Python
6 290 (10.91%) Perl
7 284 (10.69%) Ruby
8 250 (9.41%) PHP5
9 202 (7.60%) C#
10 171 (6.44%) Bash Shell
11 124 (4.67%) C++
12 99 (3.73%) Shell Script
13 73 (2.75%) PL/SQL
14 68 (2.56%) C
15 57 (2.15%) Scala
16 49 (1.84%) Groovy
17 41 (1.54%) T-SQL
18 32 (1.20%) PowerShell
19 30 (1.13%) VBA
20 26 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (5.72%) Degree
2 96 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 60 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.53%) CISSP
6 14 (0.53%) CCNA
7 12 (0.45%) MCITP
8 10 (0.38%) RHCE
8 10 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.30%) MCSE
10 7 (0.26%) MCDBA
11 6 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.23%) ISEB
12 5 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
13 4 (0.15%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.20%) QA
2 17 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.56%) SLA
4 10 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.30%) SNOMED CT
6 6 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.075%) ISO 9002
10 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.54%) Varnish
2 41 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.94%) Xen
4 24 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (0.75%) KVM
6 19 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.68%) vSphere
7 18 (0.68%) Postfix
7 18 (0.68%) XenServer
8 16 (0.60%) Samba
9 14 (0.53%) Snort
9 14 (0.53%) Sendmail
10 12 (0.45%) NFS
11 11 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.41%) vCloud
12 9 (0.34%) Squid
13 8 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.30%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.23%) qmail
Systems Management
1 221 (8.32%) Puppet
2 156 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (4.25%) Nagios
4 52 (1.96%) ZABBIX
5 50 (1.88%) Cacti
6 42 (1.58%) Salt
7 29 (1.09%) Vagrant
8 21 (0.79%) Capistrano
9 19 (0.72%) HAProxy
9 19 (0.72%) Ansible
10 18 (0.68%) Data Guard
11 15 (0.56%) StatsD
12 13 (0.49%) Munin
13 11 (0.41%) YUM
14 10 (0.38%) SCOM
15 9 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 7 (0.26%) OpenView
16 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
17 6 (0.23%) logstash
17 6 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 461 (17.35%) Oracle
2 293 (11.03%) Zend
3 214 (8.05%) Red Hat
4 146 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 113 (4.25%) VMware
6 84 (3.16%) JBoss
7 83 (3.12%) Rackspace
8 57 (2.15%) Percona
9 56 (2.11%) Adobe
10 48 (1.81%) Cisco
11 39 (1.47%) HP
12 37 (1.39%) hybris
13 36 (1.35%) Twitter
13 36 (1.35%) IBM
13 36 (1.35%) Google
14 34 (1.28%) Citrix
15 28 (1.05%) Sybase
16 26 (0.98%) Sitecore
17 21 (0.79%) Facebook
18 20 (0.75%) ServiceNow
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