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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 79 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 43 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 1.13% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.91% 5.88% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 13
Average daily rate £325 £283 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
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
622 425 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.37% 19.24% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 245 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 22 £325 +18.18% 21
Warwickshire +8 7 £259 -5.81% 4
Coventry -11 3 £308 +2.50% 1
Solihull -13 1 - - 1
Shropshire -18 1 £550 +131.57% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 43 (58.90%) HTML
2 41 (56.16%) JavaScript
2 41 (56.16%) PHP
2 41 (56.16%) CSS
3 34 (46.58%) Linux
4 22 (30.14%) jQuery
5 21 (28.77%) HTML5
6 19 (26.03%) SQL
7 17 (23.29%) MVC
8 15 (20.55%) LAMP
8 15 (20.55%) Unix
9 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
10 10 (13.70%) CSS3
10 10 (13.70%) Java
10 10 (13.70%) Apache
11 9 (12.33%) OO
12 8 (10.96%) OOP
12 8 (10.96%) Oracle
12 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.96%) Web Services
12 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (10.96%) Laravel
12 8 (10.96%) Open Source
12 8 (10.96%) Symfony
12 8 (10.96%) Zend
13 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (9.59%) PaaS
13 7 (9.59%) GitHub
13 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Software

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (13.70%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) WordPress
3 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 4 (5.48%) nginx
3 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) Drupal
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) WildFly
5 1 (1.37%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.37%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.59%) GitHub
1 7 (9.59%) PaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) VoIP
2 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) VLAN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.59%) Subversion
3 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.85%) JIRA
5 3 (4.11%) NetBeans
5 3 (4.11%) Zend Studio
6 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.74%) RSpec
6 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.37%) Gradle
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (2.74%) Games
2 1 (1.37%) Billing
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (64.38%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) PHP Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) MySQL Developer
4 5 (6.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (5.48%) HTML Developer
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.48%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Programmer
6 3 (4.11%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.74%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (2.74%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (58.90%) HTML
2 41 (56.16%) CSS
3 22 (30.14%) jQuery
4 21 (28.77%) HTML5
5 15 (20.55%) LAMP
6 10 (13.70%) CSS3
7 8 (10.96%) Laravel
7 8 (10.96%) Symfony
7 8 (10.96%) Web Services
8 5 (6.85%) RESTful
8 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.85%) XML
9 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.11%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (4.11%) Django
9 3 (4.11%) Flask
9 3 (4.11%) iPhone SDK
9 3 (4.11%) J2EE
9 3 (4.11%) SOAP
9 3 (4.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) iPhone
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.37%) NHS
3 1 (1.37%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Unix
3 6 (8.22%) Windows
4 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.74%) Android
6 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.74%) Solaris
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) MVC
2 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.33%) OO
4 8 (10.96%) OOP
4 8 (10.96%) Open Source
5 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.22%) TDD
6 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.85%) DevOps
8 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.48%) OO PHP
8 4 (5.48%) SDLC
9 3 (4.11%) Scrum
9 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.74%) Content Management
10 2 (2.74%) CRM
10 2 (2.74%) Migration
10 2 (2.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) JavaScript
1 41 (56.16%) PHP
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) Java
4 6 (8.22%) PHP 5
5 5 (6.85%) Python
6 4 (5.48%) C#
6 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.11%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) Scala
8 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Kamailio
2 2 (2.74%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.74%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle
1 8 (10.96%) Zend
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco
2 4 (5.48%) VMware
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.37%) ATG
4 1 (1.37%) Facebook
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) hybris
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.37%) Siebel
4 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £250 - £325 per day
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Posted: 29 days ago