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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
England / West Midlands
Rank 57 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 67 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.80% 1.44% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.99% 5.72% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 26
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £360 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £54.25
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -30.87%

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
447 664 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.65% 25.15% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 391 269
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +7 23 £445 +36.84% 20
Staffordshire - 14 £360 - 1
Herefordshire - 12 £285 -
Coventry -2 6 £525 +70.73% 2
Warwickshire -5 4 £270 +11.57% 8
Shropshire +29 3 £425 -22.72% 12
Solihull -1 3 £325 - 7
Worcestershire - 1 - - 6
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 65 (53.72%) PHP
2 54 (44.63%) HTML
3 50 (41.32%) JavaScript
4 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (36.36%) CSS
6 37 (30.58%) Web Services
7 36 (29.75%) Linux
8 33 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 31 (25.62%) MongoDB
9 31 (25.62%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
10 28 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (23.14%) Ruby
11 25 (20.66%) C#
12 24 (19.83%) User Experience
13 22 (18.18%) Configuration Management
14 21 (17.36%) Open Source
15 20 (16.53%) Jenkins
16 19 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (15.70%) Python
16 19 (15.70%) HTTP
17 18 (14.88%) .NET
17 18 (14.88%) Puppet
17 18 (14.88%) HTML5
17 18 (14.88%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (14.88%) Ansible
18 17 (14.05%) Salt
18 17 (14.05%) Web Development
18 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
18 17 (14.05%) TCP/IP

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 12 (9.92%) Apache
1 12 (9.92%) CMS
2 6 (4.96%) Drupal
2 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.31%) WordPress
4 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.48%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.48%) JBoss
4 3 (2.48%) nginx
5 2 (1.65%) IIS
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) assyst
2 2 (1.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.31%) GitHub
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.48%) PaaS
5 3 (2.48%) Route 53
5 3 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) HTTP
2 17 (14.05%) TCP/IP
3 16 (13.22%) SSL
4 3 (2.48%) OSPF
4 3 (2.48%) SNMP
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) MongoDB
1 31 (25.62%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.92%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (4.13%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.65%) SQLite
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.53%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.05%) Subversion
4 4 (3.31%) ERwin
5 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.48%) Maven
5 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.83%) GitLab
6 1 (0.83%) gulp
6 1 (0.83%) jMock
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Mockito
6 1 (0.83%) NuGet
6 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 7 (5.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Banking
2 3 (2.48%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (63.64%) Developer
2 37 (30.58%) PHP Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Architect
4 12 (9.92%) MySQL Developer
4 12 (9.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.26%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.44%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (5.79%) Digital Architect
8 7 (5.79%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Business Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.13%) WPF Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.63%) HTML
2 44 (36.36%) CSS
3 37 (30.58%) Web Services
4 18 (14.88%) .NET
4 18 (14.88%) HTML5
5 16 (13.22%) Ajax
5 16 (13.22%) AngularJS
6 14 (11.57%) REST
7 13 (10.74%) JSON
8 11 (9.09%) CSS3
8 11 (9.09%) Django
8 11 (9.09%) Play Framework
8 11 (9.09%) RESTful
8 11 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (9.09%) WPF
9 10 (8.26%) LAMP
10 9 (7.44%) jQuery
10 9 (7.44%) Node.js
10 9 (7.44%) XML
11 8 (6.61%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) User Experience
2 9 (7.44%) W3C
3 7 (5.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Linux
2 12 (9.92%) Unix
3 8 (6.61%) Windows
4 7 (5.79%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.48%) Debian
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 21 (17.36%) Open Source
4 19 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.05%) Web Development
6 16 (13.22%) DevOps
7 15 (12.40%) Web Operations
8 14 (11.57%) MVC
9 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.74%) TDD
10 9 (7.44%) OO
11 7 (5.79%) Analytics
12 6 (4.96%) Scrum
13 5 (4.13%) BDD
13 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (4.13%) SDLC
13 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.72%) PHP
2 50 (41.32%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.14%) Ruby
4 25 (20.66%) C#
5 19 (15.70%) Python
6 16 (13.22%) SQL
7 15 (12.40%) Java
8 11 (9.09%) Scala
9 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 3 (2.48%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.65%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.83%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Ansible
1 18 (14.88%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (14.88%) Puppet
2 17 (14.05%) Salt
3 4 (3.31%) Kibana
3 4 (3.31%) logstash
4 3 (2.48%) collectd
4 3 (2.48%) StatsD
4 3 (2.48%) Terraform
5 1 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.83%) Plesk
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Rackspace
3 14 (11.57%) Oracle
4 8 (6.61%) Google
5 5 (4.13%) Tableau
5 5 (4.13%) Teradata
6 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco
7 3 (2.48%) Aruba
7 3 (2.48%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.48%) Remedy
7 3 (2.48%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.48%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.65%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.65%) Apple
8 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.65%) Splunk
9 1 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.83%) Juniper
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