The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 18 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.42% 0.92% 5.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 3.85% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£381 £235 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.23% -47.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
MySQL
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.51% 23.85% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 16
Average daily rate £413 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £235 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Watford

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) Symfony
1 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Zend
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Yii
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Log4j
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) Yii
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) XMLBeans
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 1 (20.00%) XPath
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle