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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 83 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 -29  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 67 46 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.91% 1.82% 3.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.12% 8.65% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 45
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £222 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +46.15% +60.49%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 443 532 733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.26% 20.99% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 315 409
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +12 29 £447 +24.16% 4
Hertfordshire +4 16 £450 -5.01% 10
Norfolk +12 10 £388 +47.61%
Suffolk +17 5 £350 +40.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -18 4 £80 -80.00% 15
Bedfordshire -6 3 £525 +50.00% 4
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 59 (54.63%) SQL
2 57 (52.78%) Java
3 52 (48.15%) Oracle
4 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (43.52%) Linux
6 43 (39.81%) HTML
7 41 (37.96%) CSS
8 39 (36.11%) XML
9 33 (30.56%) Relational Database
10 29 (26.85%) Spring
11 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
12 27 (25.00%) MVC
12 27 (25.00%) Python
13 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
14 24 (22.22%) Spring MVC
14 24 (22.22%) MariaDB
15 23 (21.30%) TDD
15 23 (21.30%) Web Development
15 23 (21.30%) JBoss
16 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (19.44%) Apache
17 21 (19.44%) Tomcat
17 21 (19.44%) Unix
17 21 (19.44%) Data Integration
18 20 (18.52%) PHP
18 20 (18.52%) Hibernate
18 20 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
19 19 (17.59%) Jenkins
19 19 (17.59%) Finance
19 19 (17.59%) Middleware

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 23 (21.30%) JBoss
2 21 (19.44%) Apache
2 21 (19.44%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.93%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) HipChat
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.93%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.93%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) LDAP
2 13 (12.04%) SSL
2 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.19%) Firewall
4 7 (6.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 24 (22.22%) MariaDB
3 22 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (17.59%) Ingres
5 12 (11.11%) Data Mining
6 11 (10.19%) MongoDB
6 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
7 8 (7.41%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.63%) MarkLogic
10 4 (3.70%) Big Data
11 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.85%) DB2
11 2 (1.85%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (1.85%) Redis
11 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.59%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.59%) JUnit
2 19 (17.59%) Mockito
3 13 (12.04%) Subversion
4 6 (5.56%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.70%) JIRA
5 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.78%) Maven
7 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.85%) Checkstyle
7 2 (1.85%) GitLab
7 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.93%) Mocha
8 1 (0.93%) TestRail
8 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Publishing
3 3 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Law
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (52.78%) Developer
2 33 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.67%) Analyst
4 12 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Symfony Developer
9 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.78%) Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) Architect
10 3 (2.78%) DBA
10 3 (2.78%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.81%) HTML
2 41 (37.96%) CSS
3 39 (36.11%) XML
4 29 (26.85%) Spring
5 24 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 20 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 19 (17.59%) Middleware
8 17 (15.74%) JAAS
9 16 (14.81%) JAXB
9 16 (14.81%) LAMP
10 15 (13.89%) EclipseLink
10 15 (13.89%) JPA
11 14 (12.96%) REST
11 14 (12.96%) Web Services
11 14 (12.96%) XSLT
12 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
12 11 (10.19%) jQuery
12 11 (10.19%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (7.41%) RESTful
13 8 (7.41%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.19%) Clustering
3 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) IPTV
6 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
6 1 (0.93%) Robotics
6 1 (0.93%) STB
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.52%) Linux
2 21 (19.44%) Unix
3 14 (12.96%) Mac OS X
4 10 (9.26%) Windows
5 8 (7.41%) Solaris
6 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) HPUX
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.00%) MVC
3 23 (21.30%) TDD
3 23 (21.30%) Web Development
4 21 (19.44%) Data Integration
5 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.59%) UML
6 18 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
8 16 (14.81%) Validation
9 15 (13.89%) Data Munging
9 15 (13.89%) Scrum
10 14 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (12.04%) Data Modelling
11 13 (12.04%) Requirements Management
11 13 (12.04%) Wireframes
12 12 (11.11%) DevOps
12 12 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) SQL
2 57 (52.78%) Java
3 27 (25.00%) Python
4 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.52%) PHP
6 19 (17.59%) PL/SQL
7 16 (14.81%) Bash Shell
8 15 (13.89%) Perl
9 12 (11.11%) Ruby
10 10 (9.26%) C
10 10 (9.26%) C#
11 7 (6.48%) C++
12 6 (5.56%) PHP 5
12 6 (5.56%) PHP 7
12 6 (5.56%) VB
13 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) RHCE
2 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) HDFS
2 2 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) Puppet
2 7 (6.48%) Salt
3 5 (4.63%) Ansible
4 3 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) OpenView
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.93%) yum
Vendors
1 52 (48.15%) Oracle
2 6 (5.56%) Zend
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (1.85%) HP
6 2 (1.85%) Sonatype
6 2 (1.85%) Talend
7 1 (0.93%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
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