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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 108 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 32 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 2.57% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.05% 10.80% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 29
Median daily rate £325 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £21.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+54.65% -60.90%
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
634 565 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.26% 23.81% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 380 307
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.25 £18.07 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -21.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.03 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -22 7 £458 +52.50% 13
Coventry -4 6 £300 +2.56% 2
Staffordshire +1 5 £300 +9.58% 6
Warwickshire -9 5 £275 +30.95% 7
Worcestershire -6 4 £313 +16.27%
Shropshire -34 3 £500 +72.41% 2
Solihull - 1 £325 - 2
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 38 (62.30%) PHP
2 36 (59.02%) HTML
3 35 (57.38%) CSS
4 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (36.07%) Linux
6 21 (34.43%) MVC
7 17 (27.87%) Java
8 16 (26.23%) Web Development
9 14 (22.95%) HTML5
10 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.67%) SQL
11 11 (18.03%) OOP
11 11 (18.03%) CRM
12 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.75%) ERP
13 9 (14.75%) LAMP
14 8 (13.11%) Network Security
14 8 (13.11%) Web Services
14 8 (13.11%) CSS3
14 8 (13.11%) Digital Media
15 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
15 7 (11.48%) OO PHP
15 7 (11.48%) DevOps
15 7 (11.48%) PHP 5
15 7 (11.48%) jQuery
16 6 (9.84%) OO
16 6 (9.84%) Oracle
16 6 (9.84%) .NET
16 6 (9.84%) Windows
16 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) JBoss
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) WordPress
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.28%) Drupal
3 2 (3.28%) WildFly
4 1 (1.64%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.64%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.20%) PaaS
2 4 (6.56%) GitHub
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Network Security
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) Redis
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.20%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.92%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Zend Studio
5 2 (3.28%) Grunt
5 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Automotive
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 31 (50.82%) PHP Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.92%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Magento Developer
7 3 (4.92%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 3 (4.92%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (3.28%) ColdFusion Developer
8 2 (3.28%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) HTML
2 35 (57.38%) CSS
3 14 (22.95%) HTML5
4 9 (14.75%) LAMP
5 8 (13.11%) CSS3
5 8 (13.11%) Web Services
6 7 (11.48%) jQuery
7 6 (9.84%) .NET
7 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (8.20%) Laravel
9 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.56%) RESTful
9 4 (6.56%) Symfony
10 3 (4.92%) Ajax
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.92%) SOAP
10 3 (4.92%) Visualforce
11 2 (3.28%) LESS
11 2 (3.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.92%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) MVC
2 16 (26.23%) Web Development
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) CRM
4 11 (18.03%) OOP
5 9 (14.75%) ERP
6 7 (11.48%) DevOps
6 7 (11.48%) OO PHP
7 6 (9.84%) OO
8 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.56%) TDD
10 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.92%) Open Source
10 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.28%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (3.28%) Software Distribution
11 2 (3.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) PHP
2 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) Java
4 12 (19.67%) SQL
5 7 (11.48%) PHP 5
6 5 (8.20%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.64%) Clojure
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.56%) Zend
3 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Epicor
4 1 (1.64%) Siebel
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £80 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago