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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 68 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1512 1248 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.61% 2.38% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.70% 10.34% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 816 764
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 37
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.25 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%

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
11909 12064 11317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 23.05% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7804 7448 6630
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 250 292
Average hourly rate £31.40 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +16 1437 £375 +15.38% 778
London +25 744 £375 - 262
South East -24 206 £360 +10.76% 141
City of London +33 135 £375 - 70
South West +13 131 £375 +35.13% 71
East of England +17 124 £405 +15.71% 52
Bristol +23 72 £394 +51.44% 14
Yorkshire -4 66 £313 +13.63% 81
Essex +16 65 £475 +35.71% 3
North West -4 61 £325 +8.33% 73
West Midlands +9 52 £330 +20.00% 29
West Yorkshire -2 51 £320 +13.77% 43
Surrey +16 50 £319 -15.00% 25
Hampshire -23 42 £350 -12.50% 30
East Midlands -6 41 £300 +4.34% 48
Leeds +2 39 £325 +13.04% 20
Oxfordshire -12 37 £400 +45.45% 22
Hertfordshire +1 35 £391 +11.78% 9
Manchester -4 35 £325 +8.33% 43
Southend-on-Sea -2 33 £475 - 1
Berkshire -50 30 £335 -4.28% 14
Scotland -26 29 £625 +177.77% 18
Wiltshire +2 23 £400 +35.59% 7
Glasgow -8 20 £650 +188.88% 4
Birmingham +2 19 £375 +20.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -2 19 £320 +16.36% 19
Somerset -7 18 £288 +0.87% 11
Bath +3 16 £288 +0.87% 9
Cheshire +13 15 £406 +35.41% 14
Cambridge +4 15 £320 +14.28% 14

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1420 (50.35%) PHP
2 1237 (43.87%) HTML
3 1137 (40.32%) JavaScript
4 1118 (39.65%) Linux
5 1110 (39.36%) CSS
6 893 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
7 736 (26.10%) SQL
8 718 (25.46%) Apache
9 697 (24.72%) Java
10 685 (24.29%) jQuery
11 589 (20.89%) Git (software)
12 536 (19.01%) MVC
13 529 (18.76%) Oracle
14 504 (17.87%) UNIX
15 483 (17.13%) Web Services
16 481 (17.06%) TDD
17 477 (16.91%) HTML5
18 440 (15.60%) XML
19 430 (15.25%) LAMP
20 405 (14.36%) OO
21 389 (13.79%) SQL Server
22 386 (13.69%) Subversion
23 355 (12.59%) Scrum
24 354 (12.55%) Relational Database
25 336 (11.91%) Ruby
26 332 (11.77%) Zend
27 328 (11.63%) Python
28 326 (11.56%) Open Source
29 313 (11.10%) MongoDB
30 312 (11.06%) Continuous Integration

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 718 (25.46%) Apache
2 273 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 194 (6.88%) Drupal
4 188 (6.67%) CMS
5 150 (5.32%) JBoss
6 118 (4.18%) WordPress
7 106 (3.76%) nginx
8 105 (3.72%) IIS
9 62 (2.20%) WebLogic
9 62 (2.20%) Confluence
10 58 (2.06%) Node.js
11 43 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
12 41 (1.45%) Apache Solr
13 29 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 28 (0.99%) Joomla!
14 28 (0.99%) Moodle
15 21 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 20 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
17 19 (0.67%) GlassFish
18 18 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 100 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 29 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.99%) MS Office
5 16 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.21%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.071%) GIMP
9 1 (0.035%) MS Project
9 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 98 (3.48%) Magento
2 16 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.18%) Summit
6 5 (0.18%) Shopify
7 4 (0.14%) Agresso
7 4 (0.14%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.11%) Cordys
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.071%) LabWindows
9 2 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.071%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.035%) Sage 300 ERP
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.035%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.035%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 160 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (2.16%) Amazon S3
4 30 (1.06%) GitHub
5 25 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.89%) SaaS
6 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (0.50%) Google Apps
7 14 (0.50%) Route 53
8 13 (0.46%) PaaS
9 11 (0.39%) Joyent
9 11 (0.39%) CloudFront
10 8 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
10 8 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.18%) ElastiCache
12 5 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.18%) Heroku
13 4 (0.14%) IaaS
14 2 (0.071%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.40%) LDAP
1 124 (4.40%) HTTP
2 115 (4.08%) Internet
3 87 (3.09%) DNS
4 64 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 50 (1.77%) Firewall
5 50 (1.77%) SSH
6 49 (1.74%) SSL
7 44 (1.56%) LAN
8 41 (1.45%) SAN
9 30 (1.06%) WAN
10 29 (1.03%) VPN
11 22 (0.78%) VoIP
11 22 (0.78%) Intranet
12 19 (0.67%) NAS
12 19 (0.67%) DHCP
12 19 (0.67%) FTP
13 18 (0.64%) Network Security
14 15 (0.53%) SNMP
15 14 (0.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 354 (12.55%) Relational Database
3 313 (11.10%) MongoDB
4 252 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 250 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
6 126 (4.47%) RDBMS
7 103 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
8 92 (3.26%) Redis
9 77 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 69 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 65 (2.30%) MariaDB
12 64 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 63 (2.23%) Big Data
14 62 (2.20%) Hadoop
15 49 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 40 (1.42%) DB2
17 38 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
18 37 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
19 35 (1.24%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 589 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 386 (13.69%) Subversion
3 187 (6.63%) Jenkins
4 184 (6.52%) JIRA
5 156 (5.53%) PHPUnit
6 123 (4.36%) Maven
7 116 (4.11%) Selenium
8 100 (3.55%) JUnit
9 98 (3.48%) Eclipse
10 61 (2.16%) Hudson
11 60 (2.13%) Ant
12 45 (1.60%) Cucumber
13 42 (1.49%) Mercurial
14 39 (1.38%) Jasmine
15 32 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
16 27 (0.96%) WebDriver
17 26 (0.92%) Mockito
18 25 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 25 (0.89%) Visual Studio
18 25 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 214 (7.59%) Finance
2 111 (3.94%) Marketing
3 83 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 73 (2.59%) Games
5 50 (1.77%) Retail
6 38 (1.35%) Banking
7 36 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.03%) Publishing
9 24 (0.85%) Back Office
10 23 (0.82%) Electronics
11 22 (0.78%) Advertising
12 9 (0.32%) Legal
12 9 (0.32%) Music Industry
13 7 (0.25%) Automotive
13 7 (0.25%) Law
14 6 (0.21%) French Language
15 5 (0.18%) Billing
16 4 (0.14%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.14%) German Language
17 3 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1797 (63.72%) Developer
2 687 (24.36%) PHP Developer
3 271 (9.61%) Java Developer
4 219 (7.77%) Web Developer
5 176 (6.24%) Architect
5 176 (6.24%) Senior Developer
6 115 (4.08%) DBA
6 115 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 104 (3.69%) Analyst
8 99 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 96 (3.40%) Drupal Developer
10 88 (3.12%) Administrator
11 81 (2.87%) Software Engineer
12 79 (2.80%) Senior PHP Developer
13 78 (2.77%) Front-End Developer
14 76 (2.70%) Technical Architect
15 65 (2.30%) Python Developer
16 62 (2.20%) PHP Web Developer
17 57 (2.02%) PHP Symfony Developer
18 56 (1.99%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1237 (43.87%) HTML
2 1110 (39.36%) CSS
3 685 (24.29%) jQuery
4 483 (17.13%) Web Services
5 477 (16.91%) HTML5
6 440 (15.60%) XML
7 430 (15.25%) LAMP
8 308 (10.92%) CSS3
9 298 (10.57%) Spring
10 270 (9.57%) Symfony
11 269 (9.54%) Ajax
12 252 (8.94%) REST
13 240 (8.51%) JSON
14 204 (7.23%) SOAP
15 198 (7.02%) RESTful
16 190 (6.74%) .NET
17 169 (5.99%) Hibernate
18 139 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails
19 135 (4.79%) J2EE
20 130 (4.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 326 (11.56%) Open Source
2 135 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 103 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 102 (3.62%) User Experience
6 88 (3.12%) Mobile App
7 58 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 51 (1.81%) Social Media
9 50 (1.77%) Digital Media
10 48 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 45 (1.60%) Replication
12 43 (1.52%) Clustering
13 41 (1.45%) Visualisation
14 38 (1.35%) Data Integration
15 31 (1.10%) E-Learning
16 25 (0.89%) Taxonomies
17 21 (0.74%) Mathematics
17 21 (0.74%) Data Extraction
17 21 (0.74%) W3C
18 20 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1118 (39.65%) Linux
2 504 (17.87%) UNIX
3 284 (10.07%) Windows
4 206 (7.30%) CentOS
5 135 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (3.37%) Android
7 93 (3.30%) Apple iOS
8 82 (2.91%) Debian
9 80 (2.84%) Ubuntu
10 71 (2.52%) Mac OS X
11 56 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (1.56%) Solaris
13 39 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (0.85%) AIX
15 12 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
16 11 (0.39%) Windows Phone
17 10 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.35%) Fedora
18 8 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (19.01%) MVC
3 481 (17.06%) TDD
4 405 (14.36%) OO
5 355 (12.59%) Scrum
6 312 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
7 293 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 260 (9.22%) DevOps
9 250 (8.87%) Web Development
10 190 (6.74%) OOP
11 169 (5.99%) Software Engineering
12 146 (5.18%) Configuration Management
13 144 (5.11%) BDD
14 132 (4.68%) Unit Testing
15 129 (4.57%) OO PHP
16 115 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
17 110 (3.90%) Mentoring
18 104 (3.69%) Project Management
19 102 (3.62%) ETL
20 99 (3.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1420 (50.35%) PHP
2 1137 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 736 (26.10%) SQL
4 697 (24.72%) Java
5 336 (11.91%) Ruby
6 328 (11.63%) Python
7 274 (9.72%) Perl
8 230 (8.16%) PHP5
9 178 (6.31%) Bash Shell
10 155 (5.50%) C#
11 129 (4.57%) PL/SQL
12 119 (4.22%) C++
13 116 (4.11%) Shell Script
14 64 (2.27%) C
15 60 (2.13%) Scala
16 37 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 31 (1.10%) Objective-C
18 29 (1.03%) Groovy
19 26 (0.92%) PowerShell
20 23 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 182 (6.45%) Degree
2 106 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 70 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (0.74%) CCNA
7 18 (0.64%) CISSP
8 16 (0.57%) MCITP
9 12 (0.43%) ISEB
10 10 (0.35%) RHCE
11 9 (0.32%) MCSE
11 9 (0.32%) MCDBA
12 8 (0.28%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.28%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.25%) CCSA
14 5 (0.18%) CCNP
15 4 (0.14%) CISM
15 4 (0.14%) JNCIA
16 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.11%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.87%) QA
2 19 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.50%) SLA
4 13 (0.46%) COBIT
5 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.25%) 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 72 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (1.38%) Varnish
3 30 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (0.67%) NFS
6 18 (0.64%) Postfix
7 17 (0.60%) XenServer
8 16 (0.57%) Samba
9 15 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.53%) Xen
10 13 (0.46%) Snort
11 11 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.39%) Hyper-V
12 10 (0.35%) KVM
13 9 (0.32%) Docker
13 9 (0.32%) vSphere
14 7 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.25%) vCloud
15 6 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.21%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 240 (8.51%) Puppet
2 214 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (3.79%) Nagios
4 46 (1.63%) ZABBIX
5 44 (1.56%) Cacti
6 38 (1.35%) Salt
7 24 (0.85%) Ansible
8 23 (0.82%) Vagrant
9 18 (0.64%) HAProxy
9 18 (0.64%) Capistrano
10 16 (0.57%) Zenoss
11 14 (0.50%) Data Guard
12 12 (0.43%) YUM
13 9 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.32%) OpenView
14 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.21%) Ganglia
15 6 (0.21%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.21%) SCCM
15 6 (0.21%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 529 (18.76%) Oracle
2 332 (11.77%) Zend
3 233 (8.26%) Red Hat
4 169 (5.99%) Microsoft
5 126 (4.47%) VMware
6 66 (2.34%) Rackspace
7 65 (2.30%) Google
8 48 (1.70%) hybris
9 41 (1.45%) IBM
10 40 (1.42%) Cisco
11 34 (1.21%) Citrix
12 32 (1.13%) HP
12 32 (1.13%) Twitter
13 30 (1.06%) Percona
14 29 (1.03%) Adobe
14 29 (1.03%) SAP
15 28 (0.99%) Sybase
16 26 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
17 25 (0.89%) Facebook
18 23 (0.82%) Business Objects
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Rate: From £300 to £550 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £750 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 to £230 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £280 - £330 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago