Period
to 22 January 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 49 116
Rank change year-on-year -20 +67 -19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 91 188 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.52% 4.20% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.36% 21.05% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 86 59
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +4.43%
10th Percentile £328 £315 £295
90th Percentile £556 £588 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.84% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 681 893 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.87% 19.93% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 511 535
East of England median daily rate £425 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +7.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £300
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £483 £475
% change year-on-year -1.66% +1.68% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 21
East of England median hourly rate £20.99 £17.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -53.38% -1.33%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.69 £16.25
90th Percentile £53.15 £36.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -7.14% +13.82% +11.82%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the East of England

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the East of England

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the East of England.

Contractor 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 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +33 51 £438 +16.67% 17
Essex -11 21 £400 -20.00% 28
Cambridgeshire -20 14 £525 +20.00% 24
Bedfordshire +5 3 £425 +30.77% 3
Norfolk +7 2 £400 - 6
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 37 (40.66%) PHP
2 35 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 34 (37.36%) Linux
4 27 (29.67%) Oracle
4 27 (29.67%) AWS
5 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
5 25 (27.47%) HTML
5 25 (27.47%) Apache
6 24 (26.37%) CSS
6 24 (26.37%) MVC
6 24 (26.37%) LAMP
7 23 (25.27%) Scrum
7 23 (25.27%) DevOps
8 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
9 19 (20.88%) OO
9 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (19.78%) Python
10 18 (19.78%) E-Commerce
11 17 (18.68%) ETL
11 17 (18.68%) SQL
11 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (18.68%) nginx
11 17 (18.68%) LEMP Stack
12 16 (17.58%) Kanban
12 16 (17.58%) JIRA
12 16 (17.58%) Java
13 15 (16.48%) jQuery
13 15 (16.48%) Laravel
13 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
14 14 (15.38%) Magento

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 25 (27.47%) Apache
2 17 (18.68%) nginx
3 14 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.99%) Confluence
5 5 (5.49%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.40%) JBoss
7 3 (3.30%) CMS
7 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.30%) IIS
7 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.10%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Magento
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.67%) AWS
2 13 (14.29%) Azure
2 13 (14.29%) GCP
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (5.49%) Serverless
4 3 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.30%) Office 365
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.20%) Datadog
6 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) Broadband
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) Firewall
3 3 (3.30%) Internet
3 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.30%) MPLS
4 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) SAN
4 1 (1.10%) SSH
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.10%) Wireless
4 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 13 (14.29%) BigQuery
5 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.79%) Pentaho
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (6.59%) Amazon Aurora
8 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
8 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.49%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (5.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (5.49%) Apache Hive
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (5.49%) Star Schema
10 4 (4.40%) Data Mart
10 4 (4.40%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (4.40%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (3.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.58%) JIRA
3 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.49%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.30%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (3.30%) Subversion
7 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.20%) Gradle
7 2 (2.20%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.20%) JMeter
7 2 (2.20%) JUnit
7 2 (2.20%) Maven
7 2 (2.20%) Mockito
7 2 (2.20%) Selenium
7 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (12.09%) Games
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.40%) Finance
6 3 (3.30%) Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Electronics
6 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (51.65%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) PHP Developer
3 11 (12.09%) DBA
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Magento Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) React Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Angular Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.49%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) DevOps Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) HTML
2 24 (26.37%) CSS
2 24 (26.37%) LAMP
3 17 (18.68%) LEMP Stack
4 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
4 15 (16.48%) jQuery
4 15 (16.48%) Laravel
5 13 (14.29%) React
5 13 (14.29%) Web Services
6 11 (12.09%) XHTML
7 10 (10.99%) HTML5
7 10 (10.99%) XML
8 8 (8.79%) CSS3
8 8 (8.79%) Node.js
8 8 (8.79%) REST
8 8 (8.79%) XSL
9 7 (7.69%) RESTful
10 5 (5.49%) JDBC
10 5 (5.49%) Kafka
10 5 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.10%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Unix
4 3 (3.30%) AIX
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) MVC
2 23 (25.27%) DevOps
2 23 (25.27%) Scrum
3 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.88%) OO
4 18 (19.78%) E-Commerce
5 17 (18.68%) ETL
6 16 (17.58%) Kanban
7 13 (14.29%) Coaching
7 13 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 12 (13.19%) Data Analysis
9 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.09%) OO PHP
10 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.89%) Open Source
12 8 (8.79%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (7.69%) High Availability
13 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.66%) PHP
2 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.78%) Python
4 17 (18.68%) SQL
5 16 (17.58%) Java
6 6 (6.59%) Ruby
7 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.20%) C
10 1 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (1.10%) R
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Docker
2 5 (5.49%) Apache Flume
3 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Kubernetes
1 10 (10.99%) Terraform
2 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.20%) Kibana
3 2 (2.20%) logstash
3 2 (2.20%) Mesos
4 1 (1.10%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) Zend
3 5 (5.49%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (5.49%) Talend
4 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 3 (3.30%) Informatica
5 3 (3.30%) Perforce
5 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 3 (3.30%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.20%) hybris
6 2 (2.20%) Percona
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) VMware