The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Watford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 29 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MySQL 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% 2.30% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.12% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.09% 21.84% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MySQL
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Extranet
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Zend
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FastStats
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Extranet
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Log4j
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Marketing Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
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%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Database Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SELCOPY
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (20.00%) Alterian