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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 80 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 28 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.47% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.91% 6.70% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
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£290 £310 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £227 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £495 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
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
405 463 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.01% 21.88% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 261 230
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 17
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £17.09 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -5 8 £238 -24.00% 17
Coventry +6 5 £300 +9.09% 3
Worcestershire -1 3 £218 - 3
Warwickshire -4 2 £275 -38.88%
Staffordshire - 2 £363 - 3
Shropshire -15 1 £238 -55.81% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -
Solihull - 1 £363 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
Brierley Hill - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 56 (70.00%) PHP
2 46 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 43 (53.75%) HTML
4 42 (52.50%) CSS
5 23 (28.75%) jQuery
6 22 (27.50%) MVC
6 22 (27.50%) Linux
7 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
8 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (20.00%) Apache
10 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.50%) HTML5
11 13 (16.25%) Ajax
11 13 (16.25%) Zend
11 13 (16.25%) Drupal
11 13 (16.25%) PHP5
11 13 (16.25%) LAMP
11 13 (16.25%) SQL
11 13 (16.25%) Web Services
11 13 (16.25%) Oracle
12 12 (15.00%) Windows
12 12 (15.00%) Symfony
12 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
13 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
13 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.75%) OOP
13 11 (13.75%) OO
14 10 (12.50%) UNIX
14 10 (12.50%) XML
14 10 (12.50%) User Experience

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (20.00%) Apache
2 13 (16.25%) Drupal
3 8 (10.00%) IIS
4 4 (5.00%) CICS
4 4 (5.00%) TPMS
5 3 (3.75%) WordPress
5 3 (3.75%) CMS
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
7 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.50%) LAN
2 4 (5.00%) VoIP
2 4 (5.00%) WAN
2 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 4 (5.00%) ATM
3 3 (3.75%) SAN
4 2 (2.50%) WLAN
4 2 (2.50%) NAS
5 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.00%) DB2
3 4 (5.00%) Informix
3 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) Redis
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) MS Access
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) Subversion
3 4 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) WatiN
5 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 2 (2.50%) Retail
1 2 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (1.25%) German Language
2 1 (1.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Publishing
2 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (57.50%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) PHP Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Architect
4 9 (11.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (8.75%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 4 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Programmer
8 3 (3.75%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (2.50%) PHP Programmer
9 2 (2.50%) Test Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.75%) HTML
2 42 (52.50%) CSS
3 23 (28.75%) jQuery
4 14 (17.50%) HTML5
5 13 (16.25%) Ajax
5 13 (16.25%) LAMP
5 13 (16.25%) Web Services
6 12 (15.00%) Symfony
7 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
8 10 (12.50%) XML
9 9 (11.25%) Ember.js
9 9 (11.25%) Backbone.js
9 9 (11.25%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (10.00%) Yii
11 7 (8.75%) CSS3
12 5 (6.25%) Laravel
13 4 (5.00%) JavaBeans
13 4 (5.00%) .NET
13 4 (5.00%) EJB
13 4 (5.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) User Experience
3 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (10.00%) Social Media
4 8 (10.00%) Blog
4 8 (10.00%) Taxonomies
5 5 (6.25%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.00%) Open Source
7 3 (3.75%) Statistics
8 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.50%) Wiki
9 1 (1.25%) Social Network
9 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) HPUX
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) MVC
2 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 11 (13.75%) OOP
4 11 (13.75%) OO
5 9 (11.25%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (10.00%) Time Management
7 7 (8.75%) TDD
8 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.00%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.75%) Web Development
10 3 (3.75%) Project Management
10 3 (3.75%) Migration
10 3 (3.75%) Workflow
11 2 (2.50%) Content Management
11 2 (2.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) PHP
2 46 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.25%) PHP5
3 13 (16.25%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.50%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.25%) PHP4
7 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) vSphere
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) WSUS
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
1 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Zend
1 13 (16.25%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) Sybase
4 7 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.50%) CA
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) Twitter
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe
7 1 (1.25%) Sun
7 1 (1.25%) Symantec
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago