Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 52 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 +25 +16
Contract jobs citing MySQL 79 189 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.72% 4.35% 2.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.47% 21.09% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 108 95
Median daily rate £473 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.24% -
10th Percentile £293 £371 £281
90th Percentile £630 £553 £575
England median daily rate £500 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +8.70% +5.14% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.16
% change year-on-year - +28.87% -32.10%

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 368 896 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.01% 20.63% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 547 586
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £335 £288
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 25
Median hourly rate £21.57 £32.50 £26.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.63% +20.82% -2.18%
10th Percentile £19.34 £13.63 £13.57
90th Percentile £45.63 £59.38 £49.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +4.07%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 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
Essex -15 32 £480 +6.67% 6
Hertfordshire +51 29 £425 -5.56% 12
Cambridgeshire +33 13 £550 +37.50% 4
Suffolk +7 5 £450 +9.09% 2
Bedfordshire +10 1 £350 -17.65% 5
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 42 (53.16%) AWS
2 34 (43.04%) Java
3 32 (40.51%) Oracle
3 32 (40.51%) JIRA
4 31 (39.24%) Linux
4 31 (39.24%) Scrum
5 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (36.71%) Confluence
7 26 (32.91%) Kanban
7 26 (32.91%) Python
8 24 (30.38%) Microservices
9 23 (29.11%) PHP
10 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
10 22 (27.85%) TDD
11 21 (26.58%) BDD
12 20 (25.32%) Spring
12 20 (25.32%) Docker
12 20 (25.32%) Spring Boot
13 19 (24.05%) Java 8
13 19 (24.05%) Pair Programming
14 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
14 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
15 16 (20.25%) Oracle Database
16 15 (18.99%) Hybrid Cloud
16 15 (18.99%) Terraform
16 15 (18.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 15 (18.99%) Azure
17 14 (17.72%) Laravel
17 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (16.46%) SQL

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 29 (36.71%) Confluence
2 12 (15.19%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) nginx
3 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.59%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) WordPress
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.27%) Drupal
6 1 (1.27%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (53.16%) AWS
2 15 (18.99%) Azure
3 6 (7.59%) GCP
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.06%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (5.06%) Serverless
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (1.27%) GitHub
8 1 (1.27%) IaaS
8 1 (1.27%) Office 365
8 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) DHCP
1 3 (3.80%) DNS
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
1 3 (3.80%) SSH
2 2 (2.53%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) ADSL2+
3 1 (1.27%) DSL
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) IPsec
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) SMTP
3 1 (1.27%) SNMP
3 1 (1.27%) VDSL2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle Database
2 12 (15.19%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.86%) BigQuery
5 6 (7.59%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (7.59%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (6.33%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.33%) Pentaho
7 4 (5.06%) Data Lake
7 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.53%) Big Data
9 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.27%) Ingres
10 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 32 (40.51%) JIRA
2 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) Checkstyle
4 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
5 6 (7.59%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.53%) Selenium
6 2 (2.53%) TestRail
7 1 (1.27%) Appium
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.27%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.27%) GitLab
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.27%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.27%) RSpec
7 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.27%) Toad
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
1 7 (8.86%) Public Sector
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.19%) PHP Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.13%) DBA
6 6 (7.59%) Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) MySQL DBA
8 3 (3.80%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Pentaho Developer
8 3 (3.80%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 3 (3.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Database Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Linux Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) Spring
1 20 (25.32%) Spring Boot
2 14 (17.72%) Laravel
3 12 (15.19%) React
4 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
4 11 (13.92%) J2SE
5 10 (12.66%) LAMP
6 9 (11.39%) HTML
7 8 (10.13%) Node.js
7 8 (10.13%) Web Services
8 7 (8.86%) CSS
8 7 (8.86%) J2EE
8 7 (8.86%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (8.86%) XML
9 5 (6.33%) jQuery
10 4 (5.06%) Vue.js
11 3 (3.80%) .NET
11 3 (3.80%) HTML5
11 3 (3.80%) RESTful
11 3 (3.80%) Vuetify.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.06%) Replication
5 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.80%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Life Science
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) CentOS
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Scrum
2 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.91%) Kanban
4 24 (30.38%) Microservices
5 22 (27.85%) TDD
6 21 (26.58%) BDD
7 19 (24.05%) Pair Programming
8 15 (18.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
11 10 (12.66%) DevOps
12 9 (11.39%) ETL
12 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (11.39%) User Stories
13 7 (8.86%) Epics
14 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (7.59%) Demand Forecasting
14 6 (7.59%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (7.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) Python
3 23 (29.11%) PHP
4 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.05%) Java 8
6 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
7 13 (16.46%) SQL
8 5 (6.33%) C
9 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.80%) C#
10 3 (3.80%) PHP 7
11 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.27%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) Ruby
12 1 (1.27%) Tcl
12 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) OCPJP
1 7 (8.86%) Sun Certification
2 6 (7.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) OCP
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.27%) LPIC
7 1 (1.27%) RHCE
7 1 (1.27%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Postfix
3 1 (1.27%) RHEV
3 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Terraform
2 12 (15.19%) Kubernetes
3 10 (12.66%) Ansible
4 7 (8.86%) Puppet
5 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.59%) Packer
6 2 (2.53%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.27%) Rancher
7 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Sun
3 4 (5.06%) Talend
3 4 (5.06%) Zend
4 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.80%) HP
4 3 (3.80%) hybris
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe
5 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) PayPal
6 1 (1.27%) Sencha
6 1 (1.27%) Splunk
6 1 (1.27%) WooCommerce