Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 39 51
Rank change year-on-year -36 +12 +34
Contract jobs citing MySQL 55 83 195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.50% 4.74% 4.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.94% 21.61% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 111
10th Percentile £366 £306 £363
25th Percentile £425 £359 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £498 £473 £438
Median % change year-on-year +5.40% +8.00% +2.94%
75th Percentile £540 £538 £500
90th Percentile £603 £602 £550
England median daily rate £475 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +2.78%

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 345 384 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.66% 21.94% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 251 573
10th Percentile £205 £313 £325
25th Percentile £313 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £432 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £526 £538 £525
90th Percentile £613 £600 £622
England median daily rate £515 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 9 14
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.33 £13.08
25th Percentile £12.75 £21.57 £17.45
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.82 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.94% -23.93% -3.07%
75th Percentile £30.00 £26.05 £57.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £40.20 £60.13
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.67% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +2 30 £513 +6.77% 11
Hertfordshire -37 13 £637 +49.76% 18
Cambridgeshire -5 11 £450 -14.29% 19
Suffolk -5 1 £600 +33.33% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (69.09%) Oracle
2 37 (67.27%) AWS
3 36 (65.45%) Java
4 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (54.55%) JIRA
6 26 (47.27%) Scrum
6 26 (47.27%) Social Skills
7 25 (45.45%) Microservices
8 23 (41.82%) TDD
9 21 (38.18%) Spring
9 21 (38.18%) Spring Boot
10 20 (36.36%) Confluence
10 20 (36.36%) BDD
11 18 (32.73%) Azure
11 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database
12 16 (29.09%) DevOps
12 16 (29.09%) J2SE
12 16 (29.09%) Java 11
12 16 (29.09%) Java 8
13 15 (27.27%) Kanban
14 14 (25.45%) Node.js
14 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
14 14 (25.45%) User Stories
14 14 (25.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (25.45%) Sun
14 14 (25.45%) Sun Certification
14 14 (25.45%) SQL
14 14 (25.45%) OCPJP
14 14 (25.45%) Pair Programming
15 13 (23.64%) JavaScript

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 20 (36.36%) Confluence
2 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 8 (14.55%) IBM Domino
2 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.91%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Magento
2 6 (10.91%) Shopify
3 2 (3.64%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (67.27%) AWS
2 18 (32.73%) Azure
3 11 (20.00%) GCP
4 9 (16.36%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (16.36%) Serverless
5 6 (10.91%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (5.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (5.45%) CloudFront
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (3.64%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (3.64%) Azure Pipelines
8 2 (3.64%) IaaS
8 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.64%) PaaS
8 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 6 (10.91%) FTP
2 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 6 (10.91%) SSH
2 6 (10.91%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) IPv4
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.45%) BigQuery
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.64%) Big Data
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.64%) Navicat
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 30 (54.55%) JIRA
2 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.73%) GitLab
5 6 (10.91%) Maven
6 5 (9.09%) Checkstyle
6 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.64%) REST Assured
8 2 (3.64%) Toad
8 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.82%) Appium
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.82%) Selenium
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.82%) TestRail
General
1 26 (47.27%) Social Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) DBA
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Spring
1 21 (38.18%) Spring Boot
2 16 (29.09%) J2SE
3 14 (25.45%) Node.js
4 9 (16.36%) .NET
4 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 6 (10.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Core
7 4 (7.27%) HTML
7 4 (7.27%) Laravel
7 4 (7.27%) React
8 3 (5.45%) CSS
8 3 (5.45%) JSON
8 3 (5.45%) XML
9 2 (3.64%) Kafka
9 2 (3.64%) RESTEasy
9 2 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (12.73%) Clustering
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) User Experience
4 3 (5.45%) CMDB
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Scrum
3 25 (45.45%) Microservices
4 23 (41.82%) TDD
5 20 (36.36%) BDD
6 16 (29.09%) DevOps
7 15 (27.27%) Kanban
8 14 (25.45%) Pair Programming
8 14 (25.45%) User Stories
9 13 (23.64%) Epics
9 13 (23.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
10 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (18.18%) ITIL
13 8 (14.55%) Coaching
13 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
13 8 (14.55%) Problem Management
14 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (12.73%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) Java 11
2 16 (29.09%) Java 8
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.18%) PHP
5 10 (18.18%) Python
6 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.91%) Go
7 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
8 5 (9.09%) C#
9 3 (5.45%) C
9 3 (5.45%) C++
10 2 (3.64%) Kotlin
10 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) VB
10 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) OCPJP
1 14 (25.45%) Sun Certification
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Postfix
3 6 (10.91%) qmail
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) Terraform
2 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
3 7 (12.73%) Ansible
4 3 (5.45%) Avamar
4 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.64%) Puppet
5 2 (3.64%) SCCM
6 1 (1.82%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Oracle
2 14 (25.45%) Sun
3 13 (23.64%) IBM
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.55%) VMware
5 8 (14.55%) Xerox
6 6 (10.91%) Dynatrace
6 6 (10.91%) New Relic
7 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.45%) arcserve
9 2 (3.64%) Alibaba
9 2 (3.64%) hybris
10 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.82%) HP