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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 55 53 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Contract jobs citing MySQL 75 62 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.97% 2.68% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.02% 13.19% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 8
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£300 £283 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +32.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £425 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +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
576 470 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.81% 20.35% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 289 168
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.25 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £37.80 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 21 £294 -8.20% 18
Shropshire - 18 £400 - 2
West Bromwich - 12 £225 -
Coventry +4 6 £338 +53.40% 3
Warwickshire +1 5 £220 - 8
Staffordshire - 5 £294 - 7
Worcestershire - 3 £300 - 7
Herefordshire - 1 £188 -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 71 (64.55%) HTML
2 69 (62.73%) JavaScript
3 66 (60.00%) CSS
4 65 (59.09%) PHP
5 42 (38.18%) Linux
6 37 (33.64%) jQuery
7 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
8 26 (23.64%) Oracle
9 25 (22.73%) HTML5
10 24 (21.82%) WordPress
11 23 (20.91%) SQL
12 22 (20.00%) LAMP
13 21 (19.09%) Web Development
14 20 (18.18%) CSS3
15 19 (17.27%) MongoDB
16 18 (16.36%) Open Source
16 18 (16.36%) Windows
17 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
18 16 (14.55%) Configuration Management
18 16 (14.55%) Joomla!
19 15 (13.64%) Ajax
19 15 (13.64%) Red Hat
20 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
20 14 (12.73%) CMS
21 13 (11.82%) SUSE
21 13 (11.82%) Apache
21 13 (11.82%) Java
22 12 (10.91%) MVC
22 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
22 12 (10.91%) Relational Database

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (21.82%) WordPress
2 16 (14.55%) Joomla!
3 14 (12.73%) CMS
4 13 (11.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) Drupal
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Node.js
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) GitHub
2 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Internet
1 10 (9.09%) Firewall
2 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.27%) SSL
4 7 (6.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.27%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.91%) MS Access
9 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.45%) Subversion
3 4 (3.64%) PhpStorm
4 2 (1.82%) JIRA
4 2 (1.82%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Grunt
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Legal
2 3 (2.73%) Publishing
2 3 (2.73%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Automotive
3 2 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.91%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (74.55%) Developer
2 43 (39.09%) PHP Developer
3 15 (13.64%) DBA
3 15 (13.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 14 (12.73%) MySQL Developer
5 13 (11.82%) Administrator
6 8 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.36%) SQL DBA
8 6 (5.45%) Website Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Architect
9 5 (4.55%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.64%) WordPress Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Systems Architect
11 3 (2.73%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (2.73%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Magento Developer
11 3 (2.73%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 3 (2.73%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (64.55%) HTML
2 66 (60.00%) CSS
3 37 (33.64%) jQuery
4 25 (22.73%) HTML5
5 22 (20.00%) LAMP
6 20 (18.18%) CSS3
7 15 (13.64%) Ajax
8 11 (10.00%) REST
9 10 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (9.09%) XML
10 9 (8.18%) Web Services
10 9 (8.18%) .NET
10 9 (8.18%) CGI
10 9 (8.18%) Laravel
11 7 (6.36%) D3.js
11 7 (6.36%) Flot
11 7 (6.36%) Symfony
12 6 (5.45%) XHTML
13 5 (4.55%) SOAP
13 5 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.45%) New Media
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Clustering
5 3 (2.73%) Statistics
5 3 (2.73%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Wiki
6 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.18%) Linux
2 18 (16.36%) Windows
3 13 (11.82%) SUSE
4 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.36%) UNIX
6 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.91%) Solaris
7 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.91%) Android
7 1 (0.91%) CentOS
7 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Web Development
2 18 (16.36%) Open Source
3 16 (14.55%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.91%) MVC
6 11 (10.00%) Web Design
7 10 (9.09%) Analytics
7 10 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (8.18%) OOP
9 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.45%) ETL
10 6 (5.45%) Microservices
11 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.55%) Workflow
11 5 (4.55%) Migration
12 4 (3.64%) Content Management
13 3 (2.73%) Project Planning
13 3 (2.73%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.73%) Data Migration
13 3 (2.73%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.73%) JavaScript
2 65 (59.09%) PHP
3 23 (20.91%) SQL
4 13 (11.82%) Java
5 10 (9.09%) Ruby
6 8 (7.27%) PHP5
7 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.64%) PHP4
8 4 (3.64%) C#
8 4 (3.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.91%) VBA
9 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) MCDBA
3 3 (2.73%) MCITP
4 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) vSphere
1 1 (0.91%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Plesk
1 7 (6.36%) Kibana
2 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.91%) WSUS
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Oracle
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.00%) Google
5 8 (7.27%) Adobe
6 6 (5.45%) Zend
7 5 (4.55%) LANDesk
7 5 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.55%) Red Gate
8 4 (3.64%) Akamai
9 3 (2.73%) Sybase
10 2 (1.82%) Omniture
10 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.82%) Sun
10 2 (1.82%) HP
10 2 (1.82%) Facebook
11 1 (0.91%) Symantec
11 1 (0.91%) VMware
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