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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 20 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.38% 7.23% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.65% 28.57% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +60.91%
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
34 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.82% 25.30% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 13
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 7 (87.50%) Content Management
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) Web 2.0
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) XMLBeans
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) Log4j
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Servlets
4 5 (62.50%) Ant

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Log4j
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) XMLBeans
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Servlets
4 5 (62.50%) XSLT
4 5 (62.50%) Struts
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Web 2.0
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) Content Management
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Sun Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Sun
2 5 (62.50%) Interwoven