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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 69 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1312 1205 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.40% 2.36% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.37% 10.91% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 788 900
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £465 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 18
Average hourly rate £55.00 £33.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £16.90 £16.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £40.00 £37.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +66.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11544 11043 11993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.13% 21.60% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6738 7069
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
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 180 214 308
Average hourly rate £28.99 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £45.00
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 30 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 30 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 30 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 1238 £350 +3.70% 797
London +4 640 £375 +7.14% 329
South East +18 210 £325 -7.14% 139
South West +11 118 £369 +40.47% 64
City of London +21 111 £375 +7.52% 90
East of England +1 79 £375 +17.18% 57
Bristol +18 72 £375 +30.43% 19
West Midlands +7 60 £308 +9.82% 28
Hampshire -6 58 £344 -14.06% 34
Surrey +19 48 £350 - 27
North West 0 43 £295 -1.66% 70
East Midlands +6 36 £293 -2.50% 45
Berkshire -9 35 £325 -18.75% 26
Yorkshire -40 35 £305 +10.90% 61
Cambridgeshire +11 32 £375 +66.66% 27
Cambridge +13 27 £388 +68.47% 17
Birmingham +3 22 £350 +29.62% 5
East Sussex 0 21 £290 -12.45% 6
Brighton +5 20 £290 - 6
Wales +3 20 £448 - 11
Oxfordshire -1 19 £325 - 15
Basingstoke +11 18 £425 +5.59% 4
Scotland -37 18 £280 +1.81% 15
Northamptonshire +6 17 £288 -50.00% 7
Manchester -15 17 £270 -10.00% 41
Slough +13 16 £338 -15.62% 6
Guildford +14 15 £325 -7.14% 4
South Yorkshire -5 15 £225 -33.33% 7
Southampton +2 14 £313 +4.16% 7
Reading -4 14 £320 -20.00% 10

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1393 (51.65%) PHP
2 1172 (43.46%) HTML
3 1113 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 1076 (39.90%) CSS
5 944 (35.00%) Linux
6 664 (24.62%) Java
7 656 (24.32%) jQuery
8 628 (23.29%) SQL
9 554 (20.54%) Apache
10 526 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
11 469 (17.39%) MVC
12 468 (17.35%) Oracle
13 443 (16.43%) OO
13 443 (16.43%) Git (software)
14 434 (16.09%) HTML5
15 432 (16.02%) TDD
15 432 (16.02%) XML
16 424 (15.72%) LAMP
17 421 (15.61%) SQL Server
18 417 (15.46%) Web Services
19 377 (13.98%) UNIX
20 341 (12.64%) Subversion
21 335 (12.42%) Scrum
22 312 (11.57%) Python
22 312 (11.57%) Ajax
23 308 (11.42%) CSS3
24 307 (11.38%) Zend
25 298 (11.05%) E-Commerce
26 295 (10.94%) Perl
27 292 (10.83%) Ruby

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 554 (20.54%) Apache
2 231 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 199 (7.38%) Drupal
4 175 (6.49%) CMS
5 152 (5.64%) WordPress
6 79 (2.93%) IIS
7 77 (2.86%) nginx
8 61 (2.26%) Confluence
9 59 (2.19%) Node.js
10 57 (2.11%) WebLogic
11 50 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
12 46 (1.71%) WebSphere
13 39 (1.45%) Apache Solr
14 38 (1.41%) Moodle
15 37 (1.37%) SharePoint
16 27 (1.00%) Joomla!
17 25 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
18 20 (0.74%) MS Exchange
19 18 (0.67%) MQSeries
20 15 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 93 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 46 (1.71%) MS Office
4 41 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.11%) Windchill
8 3 (0.11%) CATIA
9 2 (0.074%) GIMP
10 1 (0.037%) SPSS
10 1 (0.037%) InDesign
10 1 (0.037%) Maya
10 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 135 (5.01%) Magento
2 10 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.19%) Summit
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.11%) Agresso
7 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.11%) Shopify
8 2 (0.074%) Zen Cart
8 2 (0.074%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.074%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.074%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.074%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.037%) Tridion
9 1 (0.037%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 145 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (1.93%) Amazon S3
4 43 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (1.33%) SaaS
6 27 (1.00%) GitHub
7 23 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
8 10 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (0.33%) Joyent
9 9 (0.33%) CloudFront
10 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (0.26%) ElastiCache
11 6 (0.22%) 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 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.037%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.30%) HTTP
2 84 (3.11%) LDAP
3 83 (3.08%) Internet
4 68 (2.52%) DNS
5 60 (2.22%) Firewall
6 56 (2.08%) SSH
7 52 (1.93%) TCP/IP
8 43 (1.59%) VPN
9 35 (1.30%) SNMP
10 33 (1.22%) SAN
11 31 (1.15%) SSL
12 27 (1.00%) LAN
13 23 (0.85%) WAN
13 23 (0.85%) IPsec
14 18 (0.67%) Network Security
15 17 (0.63%) Intranet
15 17 (0.63%) DHCP
15 17 (0.63%) NAS
16 16 (0.59%) Telnet
16 16 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 250 (9.27%) MongoDB
3 225 (8.34%) Relational Database
4 213 (7.90%) PostgreSQL
5 212 (7.86%) NoSQL
6 90 (3.34%) Big Data
7 89 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 83 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 79 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 77 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 69 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 60 (2.22%) Redis
13 59 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 57 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 48 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
16 45 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (1.22%) DB2
19 31 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
20 26 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 443 (16.43%) Git (software)
2 341 (12.64%) Subversion
3 184 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 137 (5.08%) JIRA
5 106 (3.93%) PHPUnit
6 103 (3.82%) Maven
7 82 (3.04%) Selenium
8 76 (2.82%) JUnit
9 71 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 64 (2.37%) Hudson
11 60 (2.22%) Eclipse
12 47 (1.74%) Ant
13 30 (1.11%) Mockito
14 28 (1.04%) RSpec
15 27 (1.00%) Behat
16 26 (0.96%) Jasmine
16 26 (0.96%) Mercurial
17 23 (0.85%) TeamCity
17 23 (0.85%) WebDriver
18 20 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 167 (6.19%) Finance
2 100 (3.71%) Telecoms
3 81 (3.00%) Marketing
4 56 (2.08%) Games
5 44 (1.63%) Retail
6 31 (1.15%) Banking
7 30 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.00%) Advertising
9 26 (0.96%) Publishing
10 20 (0.74%) Electronics
11 19 (0.70%) Back Office
12 10 (0.37%) Music Industry
13 8 (0.30%) Front Office
14 7 (0.26%) Legal
15 6 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.15%) French Language
17 4 (0.15%) Automotive
17 4 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1772 (65.70%) Developer
2 661 (24.51%) PHP Developer
3 301 (11.16%) Web Developer
4 211 (7.82%) Java Developer
5 133 (4.93%) Senior Developer
5 133 (4.93%) Architect
6 131 (4.86%) Administrator
7 126 (4.67%) DBA
7 126 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 106 (3.93%) Analyst
9 105 (3.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 99 (3.67%) PHP Web Developer
11 98 (3.63%) Drupal Developer
12 94 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
13 79 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
14 78 (2.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 71 (2.63%) Magento Developer
16 58 (2.15%) LAMP Developer
17 55 (2.04%) Linux Administrator
18 54 (2.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1172 (43.46%) HTML
2 1076 (39.90%) CSS
3 656 (24.32%) jQuery
4 434 (16.09%) HTML5
5 432 (16.02%) XML
6 424 (15.72%) LAMP
7 417 (15.46%) Web Services
8 312 (11.57%) Ajax
9 308 (11.42%) CSS3
10 238 (8.82%) JSON
10 238 (8.82%) Symfony
11 237 (8.79%) .NET
12 218 (8.08%) Spring
13 188 (6.97%) REST
14 177 (6.56%) SOAP
15 170 (6.30%) RESTful
16 142 (5.27%) Hibernate
17 127 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
18 113 (4.19%) XHTML
19 108 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 266 (9.86%) Open Source
2 102 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 58 (2.15%) Digital Media
4 56 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 56 (2.08%) Replication
5 51 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 47 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (1.56%) Social Media
8 38 (1.41%) Clustering
9 25 (0.93%) E-Learning
10 23 (0.85%) Web 2.0
11 21 (0.78%) W3C
11 21 (0.78%) Data Extraction
11 21 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 19 (0.70%) VLE
13 18 (0.67%) Data Integration
14 16 (0.59%) Blog
14 16 (0.59%) Social Network
15 15 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 15 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 944 (35.00%) Linux
2 377 (13.98%) UNIX
3 244 (9.05%) Windows
4 138 (5.12%) CentOS
5 129 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (3.49%) Debian
7 89 (3.30%) Apple iOS
8 84 (3.11%) Android
9 80 (2.97%) Ubuntu
10 54 (2.00%) Solaris
11 36 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 28 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.78%) AIX
15 14 (0.52%) Fedora
16 11 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.33%) SUSE
18 8 (0.30%) HPUX
19 7 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (17.39%) MVC
3 443 (16.43%) OO
4 432 (16.02%) TDD
5 335 (12.42%) Scrum
6 298 (11.05%) E-Commerce
7 251 (9.31%) OOP
8 242 (8.97%) Web Development
9 237 (8.79%) DevOps
10 230 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
11 137 (5.08%) BDD
12 136 (5.04%) OO PHP
13 131 (4.86%) Software Engineering
14 117 (4.34%) ETL
15 110 (4.08%) Unit Testing
16 108 (4.00%) Configuration Management
17 102 (3.78%) Migration
18 98 (3.63%) Responsive Web Design
19 94 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
20 88 (3.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1393 (51.65%) PHP
2 1113 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 664 (24.62%) Java
4 628 (23.29%) SQL
5 312 (11.57%) Python
6 295 (10.94%) Perl
7 292 (10.83%) Ruby
8 259 (9.60%) PHP5
9 205 (7.60%) C#
10 174 (6.45%) Bash Shell
11 128 (4.75%) C++
12 100 (3.71%) Shell Script
13 71 (2.63%) C
14 68 (2.52%) PL/SQL
15 59 (2.19%) Scala
16 48 (1.78%) Groovy
17 43 (1.59%) T-SQL
18 32 (1.19%) PowerShell
19 31 (1.15%) VBA
20 26 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 160 (5.93%) Degree
2 101 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 66 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.52%) MCITP
6 14 (0.52%) CCNA
6 14 (0.52%) CISSP
7 10 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.33%) RHCE
8 9 (0.33%) MCDBA
9 7 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.26%) MCSE
10 6 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.22%) ISEB
11 5 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
12 4 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.08%) QA
2 17 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.56%) SLA
4 11 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.30%) SNOMED CT
6 6 (0.22%) COBIT
7 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.074%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (1.56%) Varnish
3 35 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 25 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (0.93%) Xen
5 20 (0.74%) KVM
6 19 (0.70%) XenServer
6 19 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.70%) Postfix
7 18 (0.67%) vSphere
8 17 (0.63%) Samba
9 14 (0.52%) Sendmail
9 14 (0.52%) Snort
10 13 (0.48%) NFS
11 12 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.41%) vCloud
13 9 (0.33%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.30%) Squid
15 6 (0.22%) qmail
Systems Management
1 226 (8.38%) Puppet
2 161 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 114 (4.23%) Nagios
4 54 (2.00%) ZABBIX
5 51 (1.89%) Cacti
6 44 (1.63%) Salt
7 31 (1.15%) Vagrant
8 21 (0.78%) Capistrano
9 19 (0.70%) Data Guard
9 19 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 19 (0.70%) Ansible
10 15 (0.56%) StatsD
11 13 (0.48%) Munin
12 12 (0.44%) YUM
13 11 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (0.30%) SCOM
15 7 (0.26%) OpenView
16 6 (0.22%) logstash
16 6 (0.22%) Zenoss
16 6 (0.22%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 468 (17.35%) Oracle
2 307 (11.38%) Zend
3 215 (7.97%) Red Hat
4 153 (5.67%) Microsoft
5 112 (4.15%) VMware
6 84 (3.11%) JBoss
7 82 (3.04%) Rackspace
8 57 (2.11%) Percona
9 56 (2.08%) Adobe
10 48 (1.78%) Cisco
11 39 (1.45%) hybris
12 38 (1.41%) IBM
12 38 (1.41%) HP
13 36 (1.33%) Google
13 36 (1.33%) Twitter
14 34 (1.26%) Citrix
15 30 (1.11%) Sitecore
16 29 (1.08%) Sybase
17 22 (0.82%) Facebook
18 20 (0.74%) ServiceNow
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £68,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 22 hours ago