Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 69 49
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 +67
Contract jobs citing MySQL 52 91 188
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.55% 2.52% 4.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.75% 13.27% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 89
Median daily rate £473 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -2.78% +10.43%
10th Percentile £274 £331 £317
90th Percentile £550 £556 £588
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +218.84% -
England median hourly rate £68.00 £24.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +174.75% -29.29% -

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 293 686 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.01% 19.01% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 434 530
Median daily rate £450 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.23% +7.25%
10th Percentile £240 £302 £324
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.49 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +18.77% -50.00%
10th Percentile £13.37 £12.23 £11.69
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.15 £32.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - -8.77% -3.39%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the East of England

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in the East of England

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in the East of England

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for MySQL in the East of England

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +17 33 £476 +14.07% 5
Hertfordshire -4 12 £344 -21.43% 11
Cambridgeshire +34 4 £423 -19.52% 12
Bedfordshire +22 2 £340 -20.00% 5
Norfolk +9 1 - - 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 38 (73.08%) Oracle
2 28 (53.85%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (48.08%) AWS
4 18 (34.62%) JIRA
5 17 (32.69%) Linux
6 14 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (25.00%) Scrum
7 13 (25.00%) Web Services
7 13 (25.00%) XML
7 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (23.08%) HTML
8 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 12 (23.08%) Microservices
9 11 (21.15%) Confluence
9 11 (21.15%) PHP
9 11 (21.15%) OO
10 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 10 (19.23%) Spring
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (17.31%) Docker
11 9 (17.31%) UML
11 9 (17.31%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) SQL
11 9 (17.31%) J2EE
11 9 (17.31%) Java 8
11 9 (17.31%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (15.38%) JSP
12 8 (15.38%) Servlets

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.15%) Confluence
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) IBM Domino
3 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) JBoss
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Magento
2 2 (3.85%) Shopify
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (48.08%) AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.62%) Azure
3 4 (7.69%) GCP
4 3 (5.77%) GitHub
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) Serverless
5 1 (1.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) 802.11
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) FTP
3 1 (1.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon Aurora
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Ingres
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.92%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) JIRA
2 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.54%) Artifactory
5 5 (9.62%) Maven
6 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.85%) Checkstyle
7 2 (3.85%) PhpStorm
7 2 (3.85%) REST Assured
7 2 (3.85%) Selenium
7 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.92%) Cypress.io
8 1 (1.92%) Gradle
8 1 (1.92%) JUnit
8 1 (1.92%) Mockito
8 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.69%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) DBA
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Database Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Web Services
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) Spring
4 9 (17.31%) CSS
4 9 (17.31%) J2EE
5 8 (15.38%) JSP
5 8 (15.38%) REST
5 8 (15.38%) Servlets
6 7 (13.46%) SOAP
6 7 (13.46%) XML Schema
6 7 (13.46%) XSLT
7 6 (11.54%) Middleware
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) Laravel
9 4 (7.69%) J2SE
9 4 (7.69%) RESTful
9 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (5.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Life Science
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) VME
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (25.00%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) Microservices
5 11 (21.15%) OO
6 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) UML
8 8 (15.38%) BDD
9 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.46%) SDLC
9 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (11.54%) SOA
11 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
11 5 (9.62%) OO PHP
11 5 (9.62%) Open Source
11 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) PHP
4 9 (17.31%) Java 8
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) Go
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) OCPJP
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
2 8 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) Postfix
3 1 (1.92%) qmail
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) Iperf
2 2 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Sun
2 4 (7.69%) Xerox
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Zend
4 2 (3.85%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.85%) hybris
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) New Relic
5 1 (1.92%) WooCommerce