Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 99 118
Rank change year-on-year +48 +19 -29
Contract jobs citing MySQL 172 110 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.20% 2.37% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.79% 11.75% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 43
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £288
90th Percentile £575 £550 £518
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
East of England median hourly rate £17.63 £55.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.95% +86.44% +55.26%
10th Percentile £17.33 £52.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.93 £57.50 £44.63
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% -14.71% +21.43%

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 869 936 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.23% 20.14% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 546 534
East of England median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £447
% change year-on-year +2.63% +6.20% +5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 27
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £35.54 £31.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.24% +13.00% -13.84%
10th Percentile £12.78 £14.76 £13.97
90th Percentile £56.60 £45.00 £45.40
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +43 108 £475 +1.06% 5
Hertfordshire -1 29 £450 -10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 19 £388 +1.31% 12
Bedfordshire +23 9 £425 +21.43%
Suffolk +8 4 £438 - 1
Norfolk -3 3 £400 +14.29% 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 102 (59.30%) Oracle
2 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (41.28%) Linux
4 69 (40.12%) Scrum
5 66 (38.37%) Java
6 60 (34.88%) SQL
6 60 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
7 56 (32.56%) JIRA
8 53 (30.81%) Unix
9 39 (22.67%) Oracle Database
10 36 (20.93%) ETL
10 36 (20.93%) Red Hat
11 34 (19.77%) Ansible
11 34 (19.77%) Microservices
11 34 (19.77%) Confluence
11 34 (19.77%) Test Strategy
12 33 (19.19%) Jenkins
12 33 (19.19%) Git (software)
12 33 (19.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 31 (18.02%) Docker
13 31 (18.02%) TDD
14 29 (16.86%) Pentaho
15 28 (16.28%) User Stories
15 28 (16.28%) DevOps
16 27 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (15.70%) Terraform
16 27 (15.70%) BDD
16 27 (15.70%) Kanban
16 27 (15.70%) BusinessObjects
16 27 (15.70%) J2EE

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 34 (19.77%) Confluence
2 15 (8.72%) Apache
3 11 (6.40%) IIS
4 10 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.07%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.74%) SAS
8 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.16%) nginx
8 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) HipChat
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.23%) Office 365
4 7 (4.07%) Akamai
5 6 (3.49%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.91%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.16%) GitHub
7 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.58%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.30%) Internet
2 10 (5.81%) WAN
3 9 (5.23%) DNS
4 7 (4.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (3.49%) Firewall
6 5 (2.91%) DHCP
7 4 (2.33%) HTTP
7 4 (2.33%) LAN
8 2 (1.16%) SSH
9 1 (0.58%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.58%) SAN
9 1 (0.58%) SNMP
9 1 (0.58%) SSL
9 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.58%) Unicast
9 1 (0.58%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) VoIP
9 1 (0.58%) VPN
9 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.67%) Oracle Database
2 29 (16.86%) Pentaho
3 27 (15.70%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (11.63%) Hadoop
5 19 (11.05%) Relational Database
6 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.98%) BODI
7 12 (6.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (6.98%) Ingres
7 12 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (6.40%) RDBMS
9 10 (5.81%) Big Data
10 9 (5.23%) NoSQL
11 8 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (4.65%) Apache Hive
12 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (4.07%) MariaDB
13 6 (3.49%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (32.56%) JIRA
2 33 (19.19%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.19%) Jenkins
3 20 (11.63%) SoapUI
4 17 (9.88%) JUnit
5 12 (6.98%) Robot Framework
6 11 (6.40%) Maven
7 10 (5.81%) Selenium
8 7 (4.07%) Checkstyle
8 7 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.49%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.91%) GitLab
11 4 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.33%) CA Gen
11 4 (2.33%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.33%) JMeter
11 4 (2.33%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.33%) Zephyr
12 3 (1.74%) Subversion
13 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (10.47%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Retail
3 7 (4.07%) Multimedia
3 7 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.91%) Legal
4 5 (2.91%) Publishing
5 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (39.53%) Developer
2 25 (14.53%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (10.47%) Analyst
5 15 (8.72%) DBA
6 14 (8.14%) ETL Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Architect
7 11 (6.40%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Lead Developer
7 11 (6.40%) QA Tester
7 11 (6.40%) Tester
8 10 (5.81%) Lead Java Developer
9 9 (5.23%) Administrator
10 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.07%) Lead Architect
11 7 (4.07%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.49%) Pentaho Developer
12 6 (3.49%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.49%) SQL DBA
13 5 (2.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.70%) J2EE
2 24 (13.95%) Spring
3 23 (13.37%) SOAP
4 20 (11.63%) Spring Boot
5 15 (8.72%) CSS
5 15 (8.72%) HTML
6 12 (6.98%) Web Services
6 12 (6.98%) XML
7 10 (5.81%) .NET
8 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (4.07%) 802.1X
9 7 (4.07%) jQuery
9 7 (4.07%) REST
10 5 (2.91%) Apache Camel
10 5 (2.91%) LAMP
10 5 (2.91%) XHTML
11 4 (2.33%) Node.js
11 4 (2.33%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.23%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.07%) EMC VNX
4 7 (4.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Handset
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.28%) Linux
2 53 (30.81%) Unix
3 20 (11.63%) CentOS
4 16 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.14%) Solaris
6 10 (5.81%) Windows
7 6 (3.49%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.74%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (40.12%) Scrum
3 36 (20.93%) ETL
4 34 (19.77%) Microservices
4 34 (19.77%) Test Strategy
5 33 (19.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 31 (18.02%) TDD
7 28 (16.28%) DevOps
7 28 (16.28%) User Stories
8 27 (15.70%) BDD
8 27 (15.70%) Kanban
8 27 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (12.79%) Test Automation
10 19 (11.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (11.05%) Process Improvement
11 18 (10.47%) Acceptance Criteria
12 17 (9.88%) Data Modelling
13 16 (9.30%) Analytics
13 16 (9.30%) Test Scripting
14 14 (8.14%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.37%) Java
2 60 (34.88%) SQL
3 18 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.72%) Java 8
5 13 (7.56%) PHP
5 13 (7.56%) Shell Script
6 12 (6.98%) Python
7 10 (5.81%) Perl
8 6 (3.49%) C
8 6 (3.49%) C#
8 6 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.33%) VBScript
11 3 (1.74%) C++
12 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.16%) R
12 2 (1.16%) Ruby
13 1 (0.58%) ES6
13 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.49%) OCPJP
3 6 (3.49%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.74%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.74%) ISEB
4 3 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.16%) PhD
6 1 (0.58%) CCNA
6 1 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) GIAC
6 1 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.58%) LPIC
6 1 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.58%) RHCT
6 1 (0.58%) SANS
6 1 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.05%) QA
2 7 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.33%) WCAG
4 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 31 (18.02%) Docker
2 10 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.65%) vSphere
4 7 (4.07%) Squid
4 7 (4.07%) Varnish
5 3 (1.74%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.58%) Firmware
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (19.77%) Ansible
2 27 (15.70%) Terraform
3 17 (9.88%) Puppet
4 14 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.07%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.74%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.74%) Rancher
7 2 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.16%) Salt
7 2 (1.16%) SELinux
8 1 (0.58%) Cacti
8 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.58%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.58%) Nagios
8 1 (0.58%) SCCM
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (59.30%) Oracle
2 36 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.81%) VMware
5 9 (5.23%) Cisco
5 9 (5.23%) Talend
6 7 (4.07%) Arista
6 7 (4.07%) Blue Coat
6 7 (4.07%) Cloudera
6 7 (4.07%) EMC
6 7 (4.07%) F5
6 7 (4.07%) Palo Alto
6 7 (4.07%) Riverbed
6 7 (4.07%) Unisys
7 6 (3.49%) Sun
8 5 (2.91%) Informatica
9 4 (2.33%) BEA
9 4 (2.33%) Pega
9 4 (2.33%) webMethods
10 3 (1.74%) Atlassian