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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 103 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 40 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 1.79% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 8.92% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 43
Median daily rate £350 £240 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +34.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £38.00 £44.28
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.17%
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
672 493 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.48% 20.06% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 296 285
Median daily rate £380 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.95 £25.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.09 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +15.78%

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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire -10 10 £456 +90.10%
Staffordshire +12 9 £288 +21.05% 1
Warwickshire -8 5 £325 +62.50% 5
Birmingham -26 5 £391 +11.78% 10
Worcestershire -4 1 - - 7
Coventry -25 1 £325 +30.00% 2
Solihull - 1 £325 - 2
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 40 (59.70%) PHP
2 36 (53.73%) HTML
3 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
3 35 (52.24%) CSS
4 27 (40.30%) Java
5 23 (34.33%) Linux
6 20 (29.85%) MVC
6 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (29.85%) Web Development
7 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
8 16 (23.88%) SQL
8 16 (23.88%) Web Services
9 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
10 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
10 14 (20.90%) Windows
10 14 (20.90%) Oracle
10 14 (20.90%) CRM
11 13 (19.40%) Unix
12 12 (17.91%) ERP
12 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.42%) OOP
13 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
14 10 (14.93%) JIRA
14 10 (14.93%) Apache
14 10 (14.93%) IIS
14 10 (14.93%) .NET
14 10 (14.93%) Network Security
14 10 (14.93%) Digital Media
15 9 (13.43%) HTML5
15 9 (13.43%) WordPress

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 10 (14.93%) Apache
1 10 (14.93%) IIS
2 9 (13.43%) WordPress
3 8 (11.94%) Confluence
4 5 (7.46%) JBoss
5 4 (5.97%) CMS
5 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.48%) ColdFusion
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.99%) WildFly
8 1 (1.49%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Network Security
2 8 (11.94%) SSL
3 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.99%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) HDInsight
3 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) MS Access
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) Power BI
3 2 (2.99%) Redis
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 8 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (11.94%) Bitbucket
4 8 (11.94%) FishEye
4 8 (11.94%) GoCD
4 8 (11.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (8.96%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.97%) NetBeans
6 4 (5.97%) Subversion
6 4 (5.97%) Zend Studio
7 2 (2.99%) Grunt
7 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.99%) JMeter
7 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.49%) jMock
8 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Games
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 33 (49.25%) PHP Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Junior
7 3 (4.48%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Junior PHP Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Magento Developer
7 3 (4.48%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (4.48%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) ColdFusion Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) HTML
2 35 (52.24%) CSS
3 16 (23.88%) Web Services
4 10 (14.93%) .NET
5 9 (13.43%) HTML5
6 7 (10.45%) jQuery
7 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.97%) CSS3
8 4 (5.97%) LAMP
8 4 (5.97%) Node.js
8 4 (5.97%) RESTful
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.48%) SOAP
9 3 (4.48%) Symfony
10 2 (2.99%) Laravel
10 2 (2.99%) LESS
10 2 (2.99%) Spring
10 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.97%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.99%) CESG
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 13 (19.40%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (29.85%) MVC
1 20 (29.85%) Web Development
2 14 (20.90%) CRM
3 12 (17.91%) ERP
4 11 (16.42%) OOP
4 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.45%) DevOps
7 6 (8.96%) OO
7 6 (8.96%) OO PHP
7 6 (8.96%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.48%) API Integration
10 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Open Source
10 3 (4.48%) Scrum
10 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) PHP
2 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
3 27 (40.30%) Java
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 7 (10.45%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) PHP 5
6 3 (4.48%) Perl
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
1 2 (2.99%) XenApp
1 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Zend
4 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) Dell
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Epicor