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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 49 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 24 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.95% 3.77% 3.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.09% 12.20% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 11
Average daily rate
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£359 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £44.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +26.50%
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
159 246 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.53% 30.94% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 151 84
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 September 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 1 September 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
Watford -4 7 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 4 £500 +36.98% 1
Stevenage - 4 £270 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £290 -
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (46.94%) PHP
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
5 16 (32.65%) Zend
6 13 (26.53%) Apache
6 13 (26.53%) Open Source
7 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (24.49%) Oracle
8 11 (22.45%) UNIX
8 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.45%) MVC
9 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (20.41%) jQuery
9 10 (20.41%) CSS
9 10 (20.41%) Web Services
9 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
9 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
10 9 (18.37%) SOA
10 9 (18.37%) TDD
11 8 (16.33%) OOP
11 8 (16.33%) OO
12 7 (14.29%) HTML
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 7 (14.29%) Subversion
12 7 (14.29%) Web Development
12 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (14.29%) Jenkins

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) Drupal
3 5 (10.20%) nginx
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.08%) SMTP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) 3G
4 1 (2.04%) 2G
4 1 (2.04%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.20%) Redis
3 5 (10.20%) CouchDB
3 5 (10.20%) DB2
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Subversion
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.08%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) DBA
4 5 (10.20%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) CSS
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
1 10 (20.41%) jQuery
1 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 5 (10.20%) SOAP
4 5 (10.20%) Symfony
4 5 (10.20%) Memcached
4 5 (10.20%) Yii
4 5 (10.20%) Laravel
5 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 4 (8.16%) RESTful
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.16%) XHTML
6 3 (6.12%) LAMP
6 3 (6.12%) XSL
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Ajax
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Replication
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) RIA
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) UNIX
3 6 (12.24%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.12%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Open Source
2 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (22.45%) MVC
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) TDD
4 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.37%) SOA
5 8 (16.33%) OOP
5 8 (16.33%) OO
6 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.29%) Web Development
7 6 (12.24%) Web Application Development
8 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
8 5 (10.20%) Release Management
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.12%) ITIL
10 3 (6.12%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) PHP
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) Perl
6 5 (10.20%) PHP5
7 4 (8.16%) C#
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) Python
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) Clojure
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) NFS
1 2 (4.08%) Samba
1 2 (4.08%) iptables
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
1 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Zend
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Huawei
5 1 (2.04%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.04%) Nortel
5 1 (2.04%) Ericsson