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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 74 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 41 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.38% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.07% 13.39% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +62.96%
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
508 433 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.12% 17.80% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 265 242
Average daily rate £365 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.84 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 15 £350 - 15
Coventry +3 7 £250 -15.96% 4
Warwickshire +1 7 £200 -34.95% 4
Shropshire - 3 £240 - 2
Staffordshire - 3 £249 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £225 -
Worcestershire -3 1 £238 +53.22% 6
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 83 (65.87%) HTML
2 79 (62.70%) CSS
3 77 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 76 (60.32%) PHP
5 42 (33.33%) Linux
5 42 (33.33%) jQuery
6 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 29 (23.02%) HTML5
8 28 (22.22%) SQL
9 25 (19.84%) WordPress
10 24 (19.05%) Oracle
11 23 (18.25%) Web Development
11 23 (18.25%) MongoDB
12 22 (17.46%) CSS3
12 22 (17.46%) LAMP
13 19 (15.08%) Open Source
14 18 (14.29%) Ajax
14 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 16 (12.70%) Configuration Management
15 16 (12.70%) Joomla!
16 15 (11.90%) CMS
16 15 (11.90%) E-Commerce
17 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
17 14 (11.11%) Windows
17 14 (11.11%) Apache
18 13 (10.32%) .NET
18 13 (10.32%) Java
18 13 (10.32%) SUSE
18 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (10.32%) Git (software)

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 25 (19.84%) WordPress
2 16 (12.70%) Joomla!
3 15 (11.90%) CMS
4 14 (11.11%) Apache
5 2 (1.59%) Drupal
5 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) Internet
1 10 (7.94%) Firewall
2 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.35%) SSL
4 6 (4.76%) HTTP
5 3 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.25%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.35%) Subversion
3 4 (3.17%) JIRA
3 4 (3.17%) PhpStorm
4 2 (1.59%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Grunt
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Marketing
3 3 (2.38%) Legal
3 3 (2.38%) Publishing
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 100 (79.37%) Developer
2 53 (42.06%) PHP Developer
3 15 (11.90%) DBA
4 13 (10.32%) Administrator
4 13 (10.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 12 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.56%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.76%) Website Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Magento Developer
9 5 (3.97%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.97%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Architect
10 4 (3.17%) Systems Architect
10 4 (3.17%) Perl Developer
10 4 (3.17%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.38%) Intranet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (65.87%) HTML
2 79 (62.70%) CSS
3 42 (33.33%) jQuery
4 29 (23.02%) HTML5
5 22 (17.46%) CSS3
5 22 (17.46%) LAMP
6 18 (14.29%) Ajax
7 13 (10.32%) .NET
8 12 (9.52%) XML
8 12 (9.52%) Symfony
8 12 (9.52%) XHTML
9 11 (8.73%) Laravel
9 11 (8.73%) REST
10 10 (7.94%) Web Services
10 10 (7.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (7.14%) CGI
12 7 (5.56%) D3.js
12 7 (5.56%) Flot
13 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Visualisation
2 6 (4.76%) New Media
3 5 (3.97%) User Experience
4 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.17%) Clustering
5 3 (2.38%) Social Media
5 3 (2.38%) iPhone
6 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (11.11%) Windows
3 13 (10.32%) SUSE
4 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) Web Development
2 19 (15.08%) Open Source
3 16 (12.70%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.73%) Web Design
7 10 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (7.94%) Analytics
7 10 (7.94%) MVC
8 8 (6.35%) Workflow
8 8 (6.35%) OOP
9 6 (4.76%) Microservices
10 5 (3.97%) ETL
10 5 (3.97%) Migration
10 5 (3.97%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.17%) Content Management
11 4 (3.17%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.17%) DevOps
12 3 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (2.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 77 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 76 (60.32%) PHP
3 28 (22.22%) SQL
4 13 (10.32%) Java
5 10 (7.94%) Ruby
6 7 (5.56%) Perl
7 6 (4.76%) PHP5
8 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.17%) Python
9 4 (3.17%) PHP4
9 4 (3.17%) C#
10 2 (1.59%) C
11 1 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) VBA
11 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.38%) MCITP
2 3 (2.38%) MCDBA
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Plesk
1 7 (5.56%) Kibana
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) Oracle
2 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.73%) Google
5 9 (7.14%) Zend
6 8 (6.35%) Adobe
7 5 (3.97%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.97%) Red Gate
8 4 (3.17%) Akamai
9 2 (1.59%) Facebook
9 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.59%) Omniture
9 2 (1.59%) Apple
10 1 (0.79%) Sun
10 1 (0.79%) HP
10 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
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