The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 63 54 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing MySQL 58 61 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 2.79% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.72% 14.09% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 17
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£375 £290 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £233 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £440 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £305 £295
% change year-on-year
+16.58% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +66.66%
MySQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
541 433 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.99% 19.84% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 263 239
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the West Midlands region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the West Midlands region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Shropshire +3 20 £400 -25.58% 6
Birmingham -16 16 £288 +1.76% 17
Coventry +6 10 £325 +18.18% 3
Worcestershire - 4 £218 - 2
Warwickshire -6 3 £200 -38.46% 9
Solihull +2 1 £363 +34.88% 2
Staffordshire -7 1 £175 -50.00% 11
Bilston - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 57 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 54 (58.06%) HTML
3 52 (55.91%) CSS
4 47 (50.54%) PHP
5 39 (41.94%) SQL Server
6 29 (31.18%) SQL
6 29 (31.18%) Linux
7 28 (30.11%) jQuery
8 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 26 (27.96%) Oracle
10 22 (23.66%) Ajax
11 19 (20.43%) MVC
11 19 (20.43%) XML
11 19 (20.43%) Apache
12 18 (19.35%) Windows
12 18 (19.35%) Open Source
12 18 (19.35%) MongoDB
13 16 (17.20%) Web Services
13 16 (17.20%) Configuration Management
14 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (16.13%) PHP5
15 14 (15.05%) Red Hat
15 14 (15.05%) HTML5
16 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce
16 13 (13.98%) Drupal
16 13 (13.98%) Ruby on Rails
16 13 (13.98%) Ruby
16 13 (13.98%) LAMP
16 13 (13.98%) SUSE

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 19 (20.43%) Apache
2 13 (13.98%) Drupal
3 8 (8.60%) IIS
4 6 (6.45%) WordPress
5 4 (4.30%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.08%) Node.js
7 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.23%) MS Office
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
2 2 (2.15%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 9 (9.68%) Internet
1 9 (9.68%) Firewall
2 8 (8.60%) SSL
3 7 (7.53%) HTTP
4 3 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.35%) MongoDB
3 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.08%) Grunt
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Legal
2 3 (3.23%) Publishing
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) German Language
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (61.29%) Developer
2 30 (32.26%) PHP Developer
3 14 (15.05%) DBA
4 13 (13.98%) Administrator
4 13 (13.98%) Architect
5 11 (11.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (10.75%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (7.53%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.45%) Website Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Systems Architect
10 3 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.15%) Tester
11 2 (2.15%) Applications Specialist
11 2 (2.15%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.06%) HTML
2 52 (55.91%) CSS
3 28 (30.11%) jQuery
4 22 (23.66%) Ajax
5 19 (20.43%) XML
6 16 (17.20%) Web Services
7 14 (15.05%) HTML5
8 13 (13.98%) LAMP
8 13 (13.98%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (11.83%) .NET
9 11 (11.83%) REST
10 9 (9.68%) CSS3
10 9 (9.68%) CGI
11 7 (7.53%) Yii
11 7 (7.53%) D3.js
11 7 (7.53%) Flot
12 6 (6.45%) Laravel
13 5 (5.38%) Middleware
13 5 (5.38%) SOAP
13 5 (5.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Open Source
2 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.75%) User Experience
3 10 (10.75%) Visualisation
4 8 (8.60%) Blog
4 8 (8.60%) Social Media
4 8 (8.60%) Taxonomies
5 4 (4.30%) Clustering
6 3 (3.23%) Statistics
7 2 (2.15%) Wiki
7 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.18%) Linux
2 18 (19.35%) Windows
3 13 (13.98%) SUSE
4 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.45%) UNIX
6 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.08%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) CentOS
7 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) MVC
2 16 (17.20%) Configuration Management
3 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce
4 12 (12.90%) Web Development
5 10 (10.75%) Analytics
5 10 (10.75%) OOP
6 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (9.68%) Web Application Development
7 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (8.60%) Time Management
7 8 (8.60%) Web Design
8 6 (6.45%) Workflow
8 6 (6.45%) OO
8 6 (6.45%) ETL
8 6 (6.45%) Microservices
9 5 (5.38%) Migration
9 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.38%) Content Management
10 4 (4.30%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 47 (50.54%) PHP
3 29 (31.18%) SQL
4 15 (16.13%) PHP5
5 13 (13.98%) Ruby
6 12 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (4.30%) C#
7 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.23%) Perl
9 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.15%) PHP4
10 1 (1.08%) VBA
10 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.23%) MCITP
3 3 (3.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) vSphere
1 1 (1.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Kibana
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.96%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.53%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.45%) Adobe
6 5 (5.38%) TIBCO
6 5 (5.38%) Red Gate
7 4 (4.30%) Akamai
7 4 (4.30%) LANDesk
7 4 (4.30%) Zend
7 4 (4.30%) Sybase
8 2 (2.15%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.15%) Omniture
8 2 (2.15%) Google
8 2 (2.15%) HP
9 1 (1.08%) Twitter
9 1 (1.08%) Sun
9 1 (1.08%) Symantec
9 1 (1.08%) VMware
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