The first table below looks at the demand for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 48 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.38% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.74% 3.70% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Average daily rate £368 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
206 81 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.21% 19.71% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 39 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 16
Average hourly rate £35.20 £30.89 £26.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% +14.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £27.50 £22.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the Essex region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Essex region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £306 - 2
Brentwood - 1 £165 -
Canvey Island - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Maldon - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Braintree - - - -
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 25 (58.14%) Oracle
2 25 (58.14%) CSS
3 24 (55.81%) UNIX
4 23 (53.49%) Java
4 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
5 21 (48.84%) SQL
6 20 (46.51%) Linux
6 20 (46.51%) Web Development
7 16 (37.21%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
8 15 (34.88%) JBoss
8 15 (34.88%) PL/SQL
8 15 (34.88%) JAX-RPC
8 15 (34.88%) Mac OS X
8 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (32.56%) WebLogic
10 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
10 12 (27.91%) TDD
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
12 10 (23.26%) Hibernate
12 10 (23.26%) Foglight
12 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
12 10 (23.26%) IIS
12 10 (23.26%) Struts
12 10 (23.26%) Apache
12 10 (23.26%) Spring
12 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (23.26%) Struts2

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (32.56%) WebLogic
2 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
3 7 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.65%) Drupal
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) LDAP
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
3 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) DTS
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.65%) Ingres
7 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) XDoclet
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.95%) Publishing
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) DBA
4 10 (23.26%) Senior Developer
4 10 (23.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Administrator
6 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Server Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Web Designer
8 3 (6.98%) Designer
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Software Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Programmer
10 1 (2.33%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 25 (58.14%) CSS
3 16 (37.21%) Web Services
4 15 (34.88%) JAX-RPC
5 10 (23.26%) Hibernate
5 10 (23.26%) Struts
5 10 (23.26%) Spring
5 10 (23.26%) Struts2
5 10 (23.26%) JPA
6 5 (11.63%) J2EE
6 5 (11.63%) EJB
6 5 (11.63%) REST
7 4 (9.30%) jBPM
8 3 (6.98%) JAAS
8 3 (6.98%) XHTML
8 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) Ajax
9 2 (4.65%) JSON
9 2 (4.65%) JMS
10 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
4 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (6.98%) Social Media
6 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.33%) Replication
7 1 (2.33%) STB
7 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) UNIX
2 20 (46.51%) Linux
3 15 (34.88%) Mac OS X
4 6 (13.95%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Web Development
2 12 (27.91%) TDD
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (9.30%) Web Design
9 3 (6.98%) Data Security
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) Data Virtualisation
10 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
1 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 15 (34.88%) PL/SQL
4 9 (20.93%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Foglight
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) JBoss
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Netezza