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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 54 70 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Contract jobs citing MySQL 69 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.69% 1.47% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.44% 6.78% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 15 10
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£315 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £243 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £350 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
447 457 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.45% 21.66% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 279 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 September 2014.

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 September 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
Birmingham +8 25 £375 +36.36% 16
Warwickshire -2 11 £325 +8.33% 6
Worcestershire - 10 £155 - 6
Coventry 0 9 £300 +20.00% 6
Staffordshire +1 6 £250 - 6
Solihull - 1 £290 - 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 2
Dudley - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 58 (47.93%) HTML
1 58 (47.93%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.11%) PHP
3 46 (38.02%) CSS
4 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
5 28 (23.14%) MVC
6 27 (22.31%) HTML5
7 24 (19.83%) jQuery
8 23 (19.01%) SQL
9 22 (18.18%) Linux
10 21 (17.36%) Oracle
10 21 (17.36%) Zend
11 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (15.70%) Java
13 17 (14.05%) CSS3
14 16 (13.22%) .NET
14 16 (13.22%) Symfony
15 15 (12.40%) XML
15 15 (12.40%) CMS
16 14 (11.57%) C#
16 14 (11.57%) Apache
16 14 (11.57%) Backbone.js
16 14 (11.57%) Ember.js
16 14 (11.57%) AngularJS
16 14 (11.57%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
18 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
18 12 (9.92%) Perl
18 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 15 (12.40%) CMS
2 14 (11.57%) Apache
3 12 (9.92%) IIS
4 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.31%) TPMS
6 4 (3.31%) CICS
6 4 (3.31%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.65%) WordPress
9 1 (0.83%) Liferay
9 1 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) Drupal
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.09%) MS Office
3 9 (7.44%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) LAN
1 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.13%) SAN
2 5 (4.13%) WLAN
2 5 (4.13%) LDAP
2 5 (4.13%) NAS
3 4 (3.31%) ATM
3 4 (3.31%) VoIP
3 4 (3.31%) WAN
4 2 (1.65%) LTE
5 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.44%) DB2
4 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.13%) Informix
6 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.48%) Redis
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.65%) MS Access
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.83%) SQLite
8 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Subversion
2 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.48%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) WatiN
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.48%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Automotive
3 2 (1.65%) Publishing
3 2 (1.65%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (71.07%) Developer
2 30 (24.79%) PHP Developer
3 14 (11.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Magento Developer
7 5 (4.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (4.13%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Programmer
7 5 (4.13%) Database Developer
7 5 (4.13%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Junior Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Junior PHP Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Junior
8 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (47.93%) HTML
2 46 (38.02%) CSS
3 27 (22.31%) HTML5
4 24 (19.83%) jQuery
5 17 (14.05%) CSS3
6 16 (13.22%) Symfony
6 16 (13.22%) .NET
7 15 (12.40%) XML
8 14 (11.57%) Backbone.js
8 14 (11.57%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (11.57%) Ember.js
8 14 (11.57%) AngularJS
9 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.26%) XSLT
11 9 (7.44%) XHTML
11 9 (7.44%) Web Services
12 8 (6.61%) LAMP
12 8 (6.61%) Ajax
13 6 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (4.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.13%) Open Source
3 4 (3.31%) User Experience
4 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.48%) NHS
4 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) Windows
3 6 (4.96%) UNIX
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.14%) MVC
2 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.26%) Web Development
4 9 (7.44%) OOP
4 9 (7.44%) OO
4 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
5 8 (6.61%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.79%) TDD
6 7 (5.79%) Migration
6 7 (5.79%) ITIL
7 6 (4.96%) SEO
7 6 (4.96%) Project Management
7 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
7 6 (4.96%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.13%) Workflow
9 4 (3.31%) ETL
9 4 (3.31%) Scrum
9 4 (3.31%) Data Protection
10 3 (2.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.11%) PHP
3 23 (19.01%) SQL
4 19 (15.70%) Java
5 14 (11.57%) C#
6 12 (9.92%) Perl
7 11 (9.09%) VBA
8 6 (4.96%) Ruby
8 6 (4.96%) PHP5
8 6 (4.96%) PHP4
9 5 (4.13%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.65%) Python
11 2 (1.65%) C++
11 2 (1.65%) C
12 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) ISEB
1 2 (1.65%) ISSAP
1 2 (1.65%) Degree
1 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) Oracle
1 21 (17.36%) Zend
2 10 (8.26%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.44%) Sybase
4 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.96%) VMware
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) CA
8 1 (0.83%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.83%) Remedy
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) JBoss
8 1 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) HP
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