The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 40 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing MySQL 26 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.30% 1.80% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.69% 6.90% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 14
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£328 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £371 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +62.96%
MySQL
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
147 174 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.65% 26.17% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 98 99
Average daily rate £325 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +20.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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
Hemel Hempstead +8 9 £500 +36.98% 3
Watford -2 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £290 -
Stevenage - 4 £270 -
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 20 (43.48%) PHP
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) Zend
6 14 (30.43%) Open Source
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle
8 12 (26.09%) UNIX
8 12 (26.09%) Apache
8 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.91%) TDD
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) MVC
10 10 (21.74%) jQuery
10 10 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (19.57%) SOA
12 8 (17.39%) OOP
12 8 (17.39%) HTML
12 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
13 7 (15.22%) Perl
13 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
14 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.04%) OO
14 6 (13.04%) Windows
14 6 (13.04%) Web Services
14 6 (13.04%) Retail

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) Drupal
2 4 (8.70%) nginx
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.17%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
1 4 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) 2G
4 1 (2.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Redis
4 4 (8.70%) CouchDB
5 3 (6.52%) DB2
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Subversion
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.87%) DBA
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (6.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) CSS
2 10 (21.74%) jQuery
2 10 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 4 (8.70%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) .NET
5 4 (8.70%) XHTML
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.70%) Symfony
5 4 (8.70%) Laravel
5 4 (8.70%) Memcached
5 4 (8.70%) Yii
6 3 (6.52%) REST
6 3 (6.52%) JSON
6 3 (6.52%) LAMP
6 3 (6.52%) Ajax
6 3 (6.52%) XSL
7 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Replication
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) RIA
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Debian
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Open Source
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) MVC
4 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (19.57%) SOA
6 8 (17.39%) OOP
7 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (10.87%) Web Development
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
10 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (6.52%) ITIL
11 3 (6.52%) Refactoring
11 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
11 3 (6.52%) Release Management
11 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) PHP
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) PHP5
7 2 (4.35%) XPath
7 2 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) NFS
1 2 (4.35%) Samba
1 2 (4.35%) iptables
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
1 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Zend
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Greenplum
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Huawei
5 1 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.17%) Nortel
5 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.17%) IBM