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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 64 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 60 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.32% 1.83% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.64% 8.23% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 17
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£315 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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
440 462 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.03% 22.20% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 279 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 +5 23 £375 +36.36% 7
Warwickshire -2 12 £325 +18.18% 3
Coventry -5 8 £298 +19.00% 3
Worcestershire - 8 £150 - 3
Staffordshire -2 1 £230 -8.00% 6
Solihull - 1 £290 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 2
Dudley - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (49.17%) JavaScript
2 55 (45.83%) HTML
3 48 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 45 (37.50%) PHP
5 39 (32.50%) CSS
6 30 (25.00%) SQL
7 28 (23.33%) MVC
8 26 (21.67%) HTML5
9 23 (19.17%) jQuery
10 21 (17.50%) Java
10 21 (17.50%) Perl
10 21 (17.50%) Oracle
11 20 (16.67%) .NET
11 20 (16.67%) Linux
12 19 (15.83%) XML
12 19 (15.83%) CSS3
13 18 (15.00%) MS Office
13 18 (15.00%) C#
13 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 15 (12.50%) VBA
15 15 (12.50%) CMS
15 15 (12.50%) Zend
16 14 (11.67%) IIS
17 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
17 13 (10.83%) Relational Database
18 12 (10.00%) Apache
18 12 (10.00%) XSLT
18 12 (10.00%) Photoshop

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 14 (11.67%) IIS
3 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.00%) Apache
5 7 (5.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.33%) CICS
6 4 (3.33%) Joomla!
6 4 (3.33%) TPMS
7 3 (2.50%) WordPress
7 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) Drupal
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Office
2 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (10.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) LDAP
1 7 (5.83%) LAN
1 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.33%) WAN
2 4 (3.33%) ATM
2 4 (3.33%) VoIP
3 3 (2.50%) NAS
3 3 (2.50%) LTE
3 3 (2.50%) WLAN
3 3 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) 4G
4 1 (0.83%) 2G
4 1 (0.83%) 3G
4 1 (0.83%) Extranet
4 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.50%) DB2
4 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.83%) Informix
5 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.33%) MS Access
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.83%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.83%) SQLite
9 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Subversion
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) WatiN
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) JMeter
General
1 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.67%) Automotive
2 2 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (77.50%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) PHP Developer
3 13 (10.83%) Web Developer
4 10 (8.33%) Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 9 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
7 7 (5.83%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.33%) Junior
10 4 (3.33%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Junior PHP Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (45.83%) HTML
2 39 (32.50%) CSS
3 26 (21.67%) HTML5
4 23 (19.17%) jQuery
5 20 (16.67%) .NET
6 19 (15.83%) XML
6 19 (15.83%) CSS3
7 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.00%) XSLT
9 11 (9.17%) XHTML
10 10 (8.33%) Web Services
10 10 (8.33%) Symfony
11 9 (7.50%) Ajax
11 9 (7.50%) LAMP
11 9 (7.50%) Backbone.js
11 9 (7.50%) Ember.js
11 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (5.83%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.33%) NHS
3 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.67%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Social Network
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (6.67%) UNIX
3 7 (5.83%) Windows
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) MVC
2 11 (9.17%) Migration
3 10 (8.33%) Web Development
4 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.00%) SEO
5 6 (5.00%) ETL
5 6 (5.00%) OOP
5 6 (5.00%) OO
5 6 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (4.17%) TDD
6 5 (4.17%) ITIL
6 5 (4.17%) Workflow
6 5 (4.17%) Project Management
7 4 (3.33%) Scrum
7 4 (3.33%) Content Management
7 4 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.17%) JavaScript
2 45 (37.50%) PHP
3 30 (25.00%) SQL
4 21 (17.50%) Java
4 21 (17.50%) Perl
5 18 (15.00%) C#
6 15 (12.50%) VBA
7 8 (6.67%) Ruby
8 5 (4.17%) PHP5
8 5 (4.17%) PHP4
8 5 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.33%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.67%) Python
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) ISSAP
1 2 (1.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) MOM
1 2 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Oracle
2 15 (12.50%) Zend
3 12 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 11 (9.17%) Sybase
5 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.33%) VMware
7 3 (2.50%) Cisco
8 2 (1.67%) Adobe
8 2 (1.67%) CA
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) Google
9 1 (0.83%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) Sony
9 1 (0.83%) Remedy
9 1 (0.83%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
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