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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 57 46 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Contract jobs citing MySQL 68 75 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.50% 3.17% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.76% 16.03% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 15
Average daily rate
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£369 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.59% +80.00%
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
578 468 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.23% 19.79% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 287 220
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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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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
Birmingham -18 22 £328 +15.92% 21
Shropshire +9 20 £400 - 3
Coventry +7 9 £338 +53.40% 4
Staffordshire -7 6 £288 -17.85% 11
Worcestershire - 5 £300 - 3
Warwickshire -4 2 £225 -30.76% 4
Solihull -1 1 £363 +45.00% 2
Herefordshire - 1 £188 - 2
Bilston - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 60 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 55 (55.56%) HTML
3 51 (51.52%) PHP
3 51 (51.52%) CSS
4 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
5 31 (31.31%) Linux
6 28 (28.28%) jQuery
7 26 (26.26%) Oracle
7 26 (26.26%) SQL
8 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 19 (19.19%) Open Source
10 18 (18.18%) MongoDB
10 18 (18.18%) Windows
10 18 (18.18%) Ajax
11 17 (17.17%) MVC
11 17 (17.17%) HTML5
12 16 (16.16%) Apache
12 16 (16.16%) Configuration Management
13 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
13 15 (15.15%) E-Commerce
14 14 (14.14%) Web Development
14 14 (14.14%) XML
14 14 (14.14%) Java
15 13 (13.13%) PHP5
15 13 (13.13%) Ruby
15 13 (13.13%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (13.13%) SUSE
16 12 (12.12%) OOP
16 12 (12.12%) Relational Database
17 11 (11.11%) REST

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 16 (16.16%) Apache
2 9 (9.09%) Drupal
3 8 (8.08%) WordPress
4 5 (5.05%) CMS
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.01%) Node.js
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Magento
2 2 (2.02%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (2.02%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Internet
2 9 (9.09%) Firewall
2 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.08%) SSL
4 7 (7.07%) HTTP
5 3 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 12 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) PhpStorm
4 2 (2.02%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Grunt
General
1 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Legal
2 3 (3.03%) Publishing
2 3 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) German Language
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (65.66%) Developer
2 38 (38.38%) PHP Developer
3 15 (15.15%) DBA
4 14 (14.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Administrator
6 12 (12.12%) MySQL Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Architect
8 8 (8.08%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.07%) SQL DBA
10 6 (6.06%) Website Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (4.04%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 4 (4.04%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Systems Architect
11 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
13 2 (2.02%) Magento Developer
13 2 (2.02%) Applications Specialist
13 2 (2.02%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.56%) HTML
2 51 (51.52%) CSS
3 28 (28.28%) jQuery
4 18 (18.18%) Ajax
5 17 (17.17%) HTML5
6 14 (14.14%) XML
7 13 (13.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (11.11%) Web Services
8 11 (11.11%) .NET
8 11 (11.11%) REST
9 10 (10.10%) CSS3
10 9 (9.09%) CGI
11 8 (8.08%) Laravel
11 8 (8.08%) LAMP
12 7 (7.07%) Yii
12 7 (7.07%) D3.js
12 7 (7.07%) Flot
13 5 (5.05%) Middleware
13 5 (5.05%) Symfony
13 5 (5.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Open Source
2 10 (10.10%) Visualisation
3 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.07%) User Experience
5 4 (4.04%) Social Media
5 4 (4.04%) Clustering
6 3 (3.03%) Statistics
6 3 (3.03%) Taxonomies
6 3 (3.03%) Blog
7 2 (2.02%) Wiki
7 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.31%) Linux
2 18 (18.18%) Windows
3 13 (13.13%) SUSE
4 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.06%) UNIX
6 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.01%) Solaris
7 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.01%) Android
7 1 (1.01%) CentOS
7 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) MVC
2 16 (16.16%) Configuration Management
3 15 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 14 (14.14%) Web Development
5 12 (12.12%) OOP
6 10 (10.10%) Analytics
7 9 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (8.08%) Web Design
9 7 (7.07%) Migration
10 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.06%) Workflow
10 6 (6.06%) OO
10 6 (6.06%) ETL
10 6 (6.06%) Content Management
10 6 (6.06%) Microservices
11 5 (5.05%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.04%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.04%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.04%) DevOps
13 3 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 51 (51.52%) PHP
3 26 (26.26%) SQL
4 14 (14.14%) Java
5 13 (13.13%) Ruby
5 13 (13.13%) PHP5
6 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.04%) C#
6 4 (4.04%) Perl
7 3 (3.03%) PHP4
8 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
9 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.04%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) MCITP
3 3 (3.03%) MCDBA
3 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) vSphere
1 1 (1.01%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Kibana
2 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.01%) WSUS
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Oracle
2 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.08%) Adobe
5 6 (6.06%) Zend
6 5 (5.05%) TIBCO
6 5 (5.05%) Red Gate
7 4 (4.04%) LANDesk
7 4 (4.04%) Akamai
7 4 (4.04%) Sybase
8 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.02%) Sun
9 2 (2.02%) HP
9 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.02%) Omniture
9 2 (2.02%) Google
9 2 (2.02%) Facebook
10 1 (1.01%) Twitter
10 1 (1.01%) Symantec
10 1 (1.01%) VMware
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