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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 109 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 28 86 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 3.21% 3.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.12% 13.87% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 68 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £28.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -30.24%
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
680 620 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 23.15% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 378 306
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.80 £51.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +3 7 £250 +12.35% 12
Birmingham -15 7 £313 +16.27% 23
Coventry -12 5 £395 +31.58% 4
Staffordshire +11 4 £300 +4.34% 5
Worcestershire -6 2 £276 -7.91% 6
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 - 4
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 42 (64.62%) HTML
2 40 (61.54%) PHP
2 40 (61.54%) CSS
3 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
4 24 (36.92%) Linux
5 21 (32.31%) MVC
6 19 (29.23%) HTML5
7 13 (20.00%) jQuery
8 12 (18.46%) OOP
8 12 (18.46%) Web Development
9 11 (16.92%) Java
9 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.92%) CSS3
10 10 (15.38%) SQL
10 10 (15.38%) LAMP
11 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.85%) PHP 5
12 8 (12.31%) Unix
12 8 (12.31%) CRM
13 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.77%) ERP
13 7 (10.77%) JIRA
13 7 (10.77%) Symfony
13 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
13 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (10.77%) PaaS
13 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
13 7 (10.77%) OO PHP
13 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
14 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) WordPress
3 2 (3.08%) Drupal
3 2 (3.08%) JBoss
3 2 (3.08%) WildFly
4 1 (1.54%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.54%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.77%) PaaS
2 4 (6.15%) GitHub
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Network Security
2 5 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (3.08%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Redis
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
1 7 (10.77%) JIRA
2 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) NetBeans
3 3 (4.62%) Zend Studio
4 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.08%) Grunt
4 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.08%) RSpec
4 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.62%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Automotive
2 1 (1.54%) Billing
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) VoIP Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.08%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (3.08%) Programmer
8 2 (3.08%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (64.62%) HTML
2 40 (61.54%) CSS
3 19 (29.23%) HTML5
4 13 (20.00%) jQuery
5 11 (16.92%) CSS3
6 10 (15.38%) LAMP
7 7 (10.77%) Symfony
8 6 (9.23%) Laravel
8 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (9.23%) Web Services
9 5 (7.69%) .NET
10 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.62%) Ajax
11 3 (4.62%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (4.62%) SOAP
12 2 (3.08%) Django
12 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) iPhone
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Unix
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) MVC
2 12 (18.46%) OOP
2 12 (18.46%) Web Development
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) CRM
5 7 (10.77%) ERP
5 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.77%) OO PHP
5 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.23%) Open Source
7 5 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (6.15%) TDD
9 3 (4.62%) DevOps
9 3 (4.62%) Project Management
9 3 (4.62%) Scrum
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.08%) Coaching
10 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.08%) Line Management
10 2 (3.08%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) PHP
2 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 9 (13.85%) PHP 5
6 4 (6.15%) C#
7 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.08%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.54%) Clojure
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Kamailio
2 1 (1.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Capistrano
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Zend
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Siebel
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