The first table below looks at the demand for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Hertfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 46 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 16 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.37% 3.31% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.47% 13.07% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 18
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +66.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
169 153 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.04% 25.29% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 100 132
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Watford 0 5 - - 5
Hemel Hempstead -7 2 £365 -14.11% 3
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
2 28 (65.12%) HTML
3 26 (60.47%) CSS
4 23 (53.49%) Linux
5 22 (51.16%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) XML
7 18 (41.86%) SOAP
8 17 (39.53%) Java
9 16 (37.21%) jQuery
10 15 (34.88%) UNIX
10 15 (34.88%) Subversion
11 14 (32.56%) Ajax
11 14 (32.56%) JSON
11 14 (32.56%) Finance
11 14 (32.56%) Web Services
11 14 (32.56%) REST
12 13 (30.23%) Ant
12 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
13 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
13 12 (27.91%) Internet
13 12 (27.91%) Oracle
13 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
13 12 (27.91%) Maven
14 11 (25.58%) Scrum
14 11 (25.58%) PHP
14 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
15 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
15 10 (23.26%) Apache
15 10 (23.26%) JUnit
15 10 (23.26%) MVC

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
3 9 (20.93%) CMS
4 6 (13.95%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (11.63%) Node.js
6 4 (9.30%) MQSeries
6 4 (9.30%) Drupal
6 4 (9.30%) WordPress
7 2 (4.65%) Joomla!
7 2 (4.65%) IIS
8 1 (2.33%) lighttpd
8 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) Extranet
2 5 (11.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) VRRP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.98%) DB2
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Subversion
2 13 (30.23%) Ant
2 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
3 12 (27.91%) Maven
4 10 (23.26%) JUnit
5 6 (13.95%) Selenium
5 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
6 5 (11.63%) Mockito
6 5 (11.63%) IntelliJ
7 4 (9.30%) Log4j
8 2 (4.65%) JMeter
8 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.33%) Jtest
9 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
9 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Retail
3 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.63%) Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Java Developer
2 8 (18.60%) PHP Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (9.30%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (9.30%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Magento Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) HTML
2 26 (60.47%) CSS
3 19 (44.19%) XML
4 18 (41.86%) SOAP
5 16 (37.21%) jQuery
6 14 (32.56%) Ajax
6 14 (32.56%) JSON
6 14 (32.56%) Web Services
6 14 (32.56%) REST
7 10 (23.26%) Spring
8 7 (16.28%) XHTML
9 6 (13.95%) XSLT
9 6 (13.95%) JSP
9 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.95%) .NET
10 5 (11.63%) JDBC
11 4 (9.30%) XMLBeans
11 4 (9.30%) LAMP
11 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
11 4 (9.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Web 2.0
2 3 (6.98%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) W3C
3 2 (4.65%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.30%) HPUX
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
2 11 (25.58%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) MVC
4 7 (16.28%) Web Development
5 6 (13.95%) Content Management
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) CRM
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) System Testing
8 3 (6.98%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) SEO
9 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Logistics
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) PHP
5 6 (13.95%) XPath
6 2 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) PHP5
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
5 4 (9.30%) Sun
5 4 (9.30%) Interwoven
6 3 (6.98%) Zend
7 1 (2.33%) hybris
7 1 (2.33%) Facebook
7 1 (2.33%) Twitter
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.33%) JBoss
7 1 (2.33%) ATG
7 1 (2.33%) Google