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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 22 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing MySQL 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.86% 3.91% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.56% 15.15% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£268 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.24% +80.00%
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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
45 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.25% 25.78% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 8
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 8 (72.73%) PHP
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) LAMP
3 6 (54.55%) Zend
4 5 (45.45%) Symfony
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) XHTML
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) Drupal
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) Yii
6 3 (27.27%) Laravel
6 3 (27.27%) Magento
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) XSL
6 3 (27.27%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) UML

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Magento Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) LAMP
2 5 (45.45%) Symfony
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
4 3 (27.27%) XSL
4 3 (27.27%) Laravel
4 3 (27.27%) Yii
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (9.09%) Kendo UI
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP5
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (9.09%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Zend
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle