The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 63 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 55 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 1.94% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.00% 8.89% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +41.02%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
423 405 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.92% 21.84% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 208 252
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 17
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +59.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £23.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
MySQL
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 +3 22 £300 +11.11% 9
Coventry -7 9 £298 - 6
Warwickshire +2 7 £308 -31.66% 5
Worcestershire +1 4 £155 -7.46% 6
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 5
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 4
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 73 (56.15%) JavaScript
2 59 (45.38%) SQL Server
3 57 (43.85%) HTML
4 47 (36.15%) PHP
5 41 (31.54%) SQL
6 36 (27.69%) CSS
7 35 (26.92%) Perl
8 33 (25.38%) Java
9 32 (24.62%) HTML5
10 28 (21.54%) MS Office
10 28 (21.54%) Telecoms
11 27 (20.77%) jQuery
12 25 (19.23%) MVC
12 25 (19.23%) XML
13 23 (17.69%) CSS3
14 22 (16.92%) .NET
15 21 (16.15%) VBA
15 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
15 21 (16.15%) SharePoint
16 19 (14.62%) Linux
16 19 (14.62%) C#
17 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET
17 17 (13.08%) Oracle
17 17 (13.08%) CMS
18 15 (11.54%) Photoshop
18 15 (11.54%) IIS
19 14 (10.77%) XSLT
19 14 (10.77%) Apache
19 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
19 14 (10.77%) Migration

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 17 (13.08%) CMS
3 15 (11.54%) IIS
4 14 (10.77%) Apache
5 9 (6.92%) WordPress
6 8 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (3.08%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (21.54%) MS Office
2 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
3 15 (11.54%) Photoshop
4 9 (6.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) LDAP
2 3 (2.31%) LTE
3 2 (1.54%) NAS
3 2 (1.54%) 4G
3 2 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) WLAN
3 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.77%) Extranet
4 1 (0.77%) 3G
4 1 (0.77%) 2G
4 1 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (45.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.62%) MS Access
4 5 (3.85%) DB2
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.85%) Informix
5 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.77%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.77%) SQLite
8 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Subversion
2 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) Log4j
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.54%) Finance
2 2 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.77%) Retail
3 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (85.38%) Developer
2 23 (17.69%) PHP Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Web Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Database Developer
4 9 (6.92%) SQL Developer
4 9 (6.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Sitecore Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Architect
6 7 (5.38%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) UNIX Developer
8 4 (3.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.31%) OSS Engineer
9 3 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.31%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.31%) DBA
9 3 (2.31%) Programmer
10 2 (1.54%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (43.85%) HTML
2 36 (27.69%) CSS
3 32 (24.62%) HTML5
4 27 (20.77%) jQuery
5 25 (19.23%) XML
6 23 (17.69%) CSS3
7 22 (16.92%) .NET
8 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET
9 14 (10.77%) XSLT
10 13 (10.00%) Web Services
10 13 (10.00%) Ajax
11 12 (9.23%) XHTML
12 11 (8.46%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (7.69%) OAuth
13 10 (7.69%) OAuth2
14 6 (4.62%) JSON
14 6 (4.62%) CakePHP
15 5 (3.85%) OpenID
15 5 (3.85%) CGI
15 5 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) Web 2.0
1 5 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.08%) Open Source
2 4 (3.08%) NHS
3 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.77%) Clustering
4 1 (0.77%) Social Media
4 1 (0.77%) PDA
4 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.62%) Linux
2 6 (4.62%) UNIX
3 3 (2.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) CentOS
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) MVC
2 14 (10.77%) Migration
2 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
3 13 (10.00%) Web Development
4 11 (8.46%) SEO
5 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.15%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.62%) Content Management
7 6 (4.62%) Workflow
7 6 (4.62%) ETL
8 5 (3.85%) OOP
8 5 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (3.08%) OO
9 4 (3.08%) ITIL
9 4 (3.08%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.08%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.31%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.31%) SOA
10 3 (2.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.15%) JavaScript
2 47 (36.15%) PHP
3 41 (31.54%) SQL
4 35 (26.92%) Perl
5 33 (25.38%) Java
6 21 (16.15%) VBA
7 19 (14.62%) C#
8 11 (8.46%) Ruby
9 6 (4.62%) PHP5
10 5 (3.85%) PHP4
10 5 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.08%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.54%) Python
12 2 (1.54%) C
13 1 (0.77%) C++
13 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.77%) VB
13 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) QA
1 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) Control-M
2 2 (1.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Oracle
2 13 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 9 (6.92%) Sybase
4 8 (6.15%) Adobe
5 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.85%) Zend
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco
7 3 (2.31%) Sony
8 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 2 (1.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.77%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.77%) Remedy
9 1 (0.77%) Google
9 1 (0.77%) IBM
9 1 (0.77%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.77%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.77%) WSO2
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £8 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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