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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 38 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 25 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.26% 2.53% 2.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.97% 11.33% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
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£500 £413 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +38.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%
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
167 150 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.80% 22.29% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 72 78
Average daily rate £438 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £32.43 £22.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.38% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.60 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 9 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £360 - 1
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) PHP
3 12 (34.29%) Oracle
4 11 (31.43%) Open Source
5 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 10 (28.57%) Zend
6 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.71%) MVC
6 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 9 (25.71%) UNIX
6 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
7 8 (22.86%) Apache
7 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 8 (22.86%) jQuery
8 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (20.00%) LAMP
9 6 (17.14%) Internet
9 6 (17.14%) SOA
9 6 (17.14%) Windows
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) Java
10 5 (14.29%) Perl
10 5 (14.29%) OOP
10 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.29%) Retail
10 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 4 (11.43%) Relational Database

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (22.86%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.86%) Mule
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (5.71%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.57%) DB2
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) Redis
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) DBA
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Magento Developer
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) OBIEE Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) jQuery
4 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (20.00%) LAMP
5 4 (11.43%) XHTML
5 4 (11.43%) Symfony
5 4 (11.43%) SOAP
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) J2EE
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.57%) .NET
6 3 (8.57%) XSL
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) Ajax
6 3 (8.57%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) Yii
7 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Replication
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) RIA
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Debian
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Open Source
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) OOP
5 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.43%) OO
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.57%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.71%) Database Security
8 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) PHP
3 5 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) XPath
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) PHP5
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) Clojure
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
1 2 (5.71%) Samba
1 2 (5.71%) iptables
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Zend
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.71%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) IBM