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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 16 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.37% 3.77% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.17% 18.18% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
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 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.26% 20.75% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 12
Average daily rate £475 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) LAMP
3 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (60.00%) Subversion
3 6 (60.00%) Zend
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (60.00%) Ansible
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (40.00%) Symfony
5 4 (40.00%) Release Management
5 4 (40.00%) nginx
5 4 (40.00%) Mercurial
5 4 (40.00%) CouchDB
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (40.00%) Laravel

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) nginx
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) CouchDB
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (40.00%) Redis
3 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Symfony Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Unix Scripter
4 2 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) LAMP
2 4 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (40.00%) Laravel
2 4 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (40.00%) Memcached
2 4 (40.00%) Symfony
2 4 (40.00%) Yii
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) XSL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
1 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Zend
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) hybris
3 2 (20.00%) IBM