Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 40 70
Rank change year-on-year -30 +30 -12
Contract jobs citing MySQL 78 53 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.06% 3.98% 3.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.57% 17.67% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 73
10th Percentile £350 £287 £350
25th Percentile £450 £333 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £473 £438
Median % change year-on-year +6.88% +8.00% -2.78%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £450
90th Percentile £585 £555 £555
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £72.00 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £57.25 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +148.91% -23.33% -14.29%

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 444 300 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.44% 22.56% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 207 470
10th Percentile £215 £272 £313
25th Percentile £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £443
Median % change year-on-year - +1.69% +1.14%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £525
90th Percentile £613 £641 £625
England median daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 10
10th Percentile £11.88 £13.03 £12.68
25th Percentile £17.44 £19.40 £13.97
Median hourly rate £27.00 £31.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.96% +54.88% +2.50%
75th Percentile £33.75 £35.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £56.00 £36.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £39.40 £27.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +41.98% -1.77% -4.24%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +3 54 £530 +12.17% 16
Hertfordshire -31 13 £500 +60.00% 10
Cambridgeshire -17 9 £450 -16.28% 14
Norfolk -12 2 £425 - 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 55 (70.51%) Oracle
2 53 (67.95%) AWS
3 43 (55.13%) TDD
4 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (52.56%) Java
6 40 (51.28%) JIRA
7 36 (46.15%) Confluence
7 36 (46.15%) Oracle Database
7 36 (46.15%) Microservices
7 36 (46.15%) Spring
8 35 (44.87%) BDD
9 32 (41.03%) Scrum
9 32 (41.03%) Spring Boot
10 29 (37.18%) Java 8
10 29 (37.18%) Java 11
11 26 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (33.33%) Pair Programming
11 26 (33.33%) J2SE
12 25 (32.05%) Social Skills
13 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
14 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
15 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (26.92%) OCPJP
15 21 (26.92%) Sun
15 21 (26.92%) Sun Certification
15 21 (26.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 20 (25.64%) Epics
16 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
16 20 (25.64%) Relational Database
16 20 (25.64%) User Stories

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 36 (46.15%) Confluence
2 9 (11.54%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 3 (3.85%) SAS
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) nginx
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 53 (67.95%) AWS
2 15 (19.23%) Azure
3 14 (17.95%) Amazon S3
4 8 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (10.26%) Serverless
5 6 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (6.41%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (6.41%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (6.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (6.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (6.41%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (2.56%) GCP
7 2 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) SSH
1 3 (3.85%) VoIP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 20 (25.64%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.10%) Pentaho
4 10 (12.82%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (10.26%) Apache Hive
5 8 (10.26%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (6.41%) Impala
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.13%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.85%) HBase
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (51.28%) JIRA
2 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
3 18 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 17 (21.79%) Checkstyle
5 7 (8.97%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.13%) PhpStorm
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.85%) GitLab
7 3 (3.85%) Maven
7 3 (3.85%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (2.56%) Subversion
8 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.28%) Gradle
9 1 (1.28%) JUnit
9 1 (1.28%) Mockito
9 1 (1.28%) Selenium
9 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (32.05%) Social Skills
2 16 (20.51%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.13%) Games
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Architect
5 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (5.13%) DBA
5 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Development Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) Spring
2 32 (41.03%) Spring Boot
3 26 (33.33%) J2SE
4 12 (15.38%) Web Services
5 11 (14.10%) AngularJS
5 11 (14.10%) Laravel
6 9 (11.54%) Node.js
7 8 (10.26%) .NET
7 8 (10.26%) XML
8 6 (7.69%) React
9 5 (6.41%) .NET Core
9 5 (6.41%) Symfony
10 4 (5.13%) CSS
10 4 (5.13%) HTML
10 4 (5.13%) jQuery
10 4 (5.13%) REST
10 4 (5.13%) RESTful
11 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.85%) LAMP
11 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (8.97%) User Experience
3 4 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) Legacy Applications
4 2 (2.56%) Life Science
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Unix
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Debian
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) TDD
2 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.15%) Microservices
4 35 (44.87%) BDD
5 32 (41.03%) Scrum
6 26 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (26.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 20 (25.64%) Epics
9 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
9 20 (25.64%) User Stories
10 15 (19.23%) DevOps
10 15 (19.23%) ETL
10 15 (19.23%) OO
11 13 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (16.67%) Data Management
11 13 (16.67%) Software Architecture
12 12 (15.38%) Kanban
12 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) Java
2 29 (37.18%) Java 11
2 29 (37.18%) Java 8
3 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 12 (15.38%) PHP
5 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.97%) VBA
7 5 (6.41%) Python
8 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.13%) Perl
8 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.85%) AWK
9 3 (3.85%) C#
9 3 (3.85%) HiveQL
9 3 (3.85%) R
9 3 (3.85%) Scala
9 3 (3.85%) sed
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) OCPJP
1 21 (26.92%) Sun Certification
2 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Docker
2 8 (10.26%) HDFS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Ansible
2 8 (10.26%) Terraform
3 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (70.51%) Oracle
2 21 (26.92%) Sun
3 6 (7.69%) Informatica
4 5 (6.41%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.85%) Talend
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Pega
6 2 (2.56%) WSO2
6 2 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.28%) Dynatrace