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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 65 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 49 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.07% 1.64% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.34% 7.69% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 13
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£300 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 - £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -10.76%
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
432 442 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.24% 21.31% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 252 247
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 November 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 26 November 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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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 0 17 £275 -15.38% 16
Staffordshire +7 14 £350 +55.55% 4
Worcestershire -3 5 £250 - 2
Warwickshire -3 4 £325 +4.00% 4
Coventry -3 4 £275 - 5
Wolverhampton -2 1 - - 5
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Wednesbury - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 70 (63.64%) PHP
2 56 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 55 (50.00%) HTML
4 50 (45.45%) CSS
5 27 (24.55%) MVC
5 27 (24.55%) Linux
6 26 (23.64%) jQuery
7 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
8 22 (20.00%) Apache
9 21 (19.09%) Zend
10 20 (18.18%) SQL
10 20 (18.18%) Web Services
10 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (16.36%) Oracle
11 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
11 18 (16.36%) Ajax
12 16 (14.55%) Symfony
12 16 (14.55%) PHP5
12 16 (14.55%) LAMP
13 15 (13.64%) XML
13 15 (13.64%) HTML5
13 15 (13.64%) AngularJS
14 14 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (12.73%) Ember.js
14 14 (12.73%) Backbone.js
15 13 (11.82%) Drupal
15 13 (11.82%) IIS
15 13 (11.82%) OO
15 13 (11.82%) Relational Database

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 22 (20.00%) Apache
2 13 (11.82%) Drupal
2 13 (11.82%) IIS
3 7 (6.36%) CMS
4 4 (3.64%) TPMS
4 4 (3.64%) CICS
5 3 (2.73%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.82%) WordPress
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.91%) Liferay
7 1 (0.91%) Node.js
7 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
1 9 (8.18%) LAN
2 8 (7.27%) LDAP
3 5 (4.55%) WLAN
3 5 (4.55%) SAN
3 5 (4.55%) NAS
4 4 (3.64%) WAN
4 4 (3.64%) VoIP
4 4 (3.64%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.27%) DB2
5 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.55%) Informix
7 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) Redis
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.82%) MS Access
9 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Subversion
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.73%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.91%) JMeter
5 1 (0.91%) WatiN
5 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 3 (2.73%) Retail
2 2 (1.82%) Games
2 2 (1.82%) Automotive
2 2 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (60.91%) Developer
2 33 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 16 (14.55%) Architect
4 14 (12.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (7.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (6.36%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Consultant
7 5 (4.55%) Programmer
7 5 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Magento Developer
8 4 (3.64%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (3.64%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.73%) Junior Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Junior
9 3 (2.73%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.00%) HTML
2 50 (45.45%) CSS
3 26 (23.64%) jQuery
4 20 (18.18%) Web Services
5 18 (16.36%) Ajax
6 16 (14.55%) Symfony
6 16 (14.55%) LAMP
7 15 (13.64%) XML
7 15 (13.64%) HTML5
7 15 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 14 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (12.73%) Ember.js
8 14 (12.73%) Backbone.js
9 10 (9.09%) Yii
10 9 (8.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (8.18%) CSS3
11 8 (7.27%) OAuth
11 8 (7.27%) OAuth2
12 6 (5.45%) OpenID
13 5 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.09%) User Experience
4 9 (8.18%) Social Media
5 8 (7.27%) Blog
5 8 (7.27%) Taxonomies
6 5 (4.55%) Open Source
6 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.91%) Replication
9 1 (0.91%) Social Network
9 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Linux
2 10 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.91%) HPUX
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) MVC
2 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.82%) OO
4 12 (10.91%) OOP
5 11 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (8.18%) Time Management
7 7 (6.36%) Workflow
7 7 (6.36%) TDD
7 7 (6.36%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.45%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.45%) ITIL
9 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.55%) Migration
9 5 (4.55%) Web Development
9 5 (4.55%) Content Management
10 4 (3.64%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.64%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.64%) Project Management
10 4 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.64%) PHP
2 56 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.18%) SQL
4 16 (14.55%) PHP5
5 10 (9.09%) Java
6 9 (8.18%) Ruby
7 4 (3.64%) PHP4
8 3 (2.73%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.73%) C#
8 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.82%) Perl
9 2 (1.82%) VBA
10 1 (0.91%) Python
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) Degree
1 2 (1.82%) ISSAP
1 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Zend
2 18 (16.36%) Oracle
2 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.18%) Sybase
4 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.45%) VMware
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.82%) CA
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) HP
8 1 (0.91%) SAP
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.91%) Twitter
8 1 (0.91%) Google
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