Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 96 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 -29
Contract jobs citing MySQL 157 117 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.08% 2.31% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.95% 12.29% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 79 44
East of England median daily rate £450 £448 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +13.29% +12.86%
10th Percentile £283 £303 £222
90th Percentile £588 £513 £504
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +31.15% -21.15%

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 926 952 1,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.15% 18.76% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 545 683
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.56%
10th Percentile £305 £276 £230
90th Percentile £575 £568 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 41
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £31.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50% +14.25%
10th Percentile £13.81 £15.96 £26.25
90th Percentile £40.25 £40.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 +19 76 £508 +16.00% 19
Cambridgeshire +37 44 £425 +30.77% 26
Hertfordshire -24 20 £400 -11.11% 21
Bedfordshire +19 14 £400 -23.81% 1
Norfolk +3 2 £314 -16.33% 15
Suffolk -22 2 £325 - 8
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 69 (43.95%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (43.31%) Linux
3 62 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (36.31%) Oracle
5 55 (35.03%) Java
6 47 (29.94%) Docker
7 45 (28.66%) SQL
8 43 (27.39%) Jenkins
8 43 (27.39%) Hadoop
9 41 (26.11%) Ansible
10 40 (25.48%) JavaScript
11 39 (24.84%) Apache
11 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
12 38 (24.20%) Scrum
13 34 (21.66%) Unix
13 34 (21.66%) DevOps
14 32 (20.38%) PHP
14 32 (20.38%) Shell Script
15 29 (18.47%) HTML
16 28 (17.83%) JIRA
17 27 (17.20%) Analytics
17 27 (17.20%) CentOS
17 27 (17.20%) Security Cleared
18 26 (16.56%) Red Hat
19 25 (15.92%) LAMP
20 24 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
20 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
20 24 (15.29%) CSS
20 24 (15.29%) Puppet
20 24 (15.29%) Opscode Chef

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 39 (24.84%) Apache
2 23 (14.65%) Confluence
3 18 (11.46%) Tomcat
4 15 (9.55%) WordPress
5 13 (8.28%) nginx
6 12 (7.64%) OpenStack
7 7 (4.46%) CMS
7 7 (4.46%) Drupal
7 7 (4.46%) IIS
8 6 (3.82%) Apache Spark
8 6 (3.82%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.27%) WildFly
12 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.64%) JBoss
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) HipChat
4 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Magento
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.64%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 69 (43.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.01%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (6.37%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.18%) GitHub
6 4 (2.55%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.27%) Office 365
7 2 (1.27%) Slack
8 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.64%) PaaS
8 1 (0.64%) SaaS
8 1 (0.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.46%) Firewall
2 15 (9.55%) DNS
3 11 (7.01%) SSH
4 9 (5.73%) Unicast
5 7 (4.46%) LAN
6 6 (3.82%) SAN
6 6 (3.82%) VLAN
7 4 (2.55%) Internet
8 3 (1.91%) Extranet
8 3 (1.91%) HTTP
8 3 (1.91%) SNMP
8 3 (1.91%) SSL
8 3 (1.91%) WAN
9 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.27%) VPN
10 1 (0.64%) DHCP
10 1 (0.64%) FTP
10 1 (0.64%) IPsec
10 1 (0.64%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.39%) Hadoop
2 24 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
4 17 (10.83%) Pentaho
4 17 (10.83%) RDBMS
5 16 (10.19%) SQL Server
6 15 (9.55%) MongoDB
7 14 (8.92%) Apache Hive
8 13 (8.28%) Amazon Aurora
8 13 (8.28%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (7.01%) Ingres
10 9 (5.73%) Big Data
10 9 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (5.73%) MariaDB
10 9 (5.73%) NoSQL
11 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.91%) Spotfire
14 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 43 (27.39%) Jenkins
2 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
3 28 (17.83%) JIRA
4 12 (7.64%) Vagrant
5 11 (7.01%) Maven
6 9 (5.73%) Artifactory
7 8 (5.10%) Robot Framework
8 7 (4.46%) Checkstyle
9 6 (3.82%) CA Gen
10 5 (3.18%) GitLab
11 4 (2.55%) Subversion
12 3 (1.91%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.27%) JUnit
13 2 (1.27%) PowerDesigner
13 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.64%) Cobertura
14 1 (0.64%) NUnit
14 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.19%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.18%) Publishing
4 4 (2.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (49.04%) Developer
2 19 (12.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (11.46%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.92%) PHP Developer
5 11 (7.01%) Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Administrator
6 10 (6.37%) Pentaho Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.73%) Unix Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Data Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Data Analytics Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) QA Tester
10 6 (3.82%) Tester
10 6 (3.82%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.82%) WordPress Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.47%) HTML
2 25 (15.92%) LAMP
3 24 (15.29%) CSS
4 23 (14.65%) Web Services
5 21 (13.38%) Spring
6 17 (10.83%) J2EE
7 14 (8.92%) Spring Boot
8 13 (8.28%) jQuery
8 13 (8.28%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (7.64%) LAPP Stack
9 12 (7.64%) XML
10 11 (7.01%) HTML5
10 11 (7.01%) REST
11 10 (6.37%) CSS3
11 10 (6.37%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (5.73%) .NET
12 9 (5.73%) SOAP
13 7 (4.46%) Laravel
14 6 (3.82%) Node.js
14 6 (3.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (7.64%) PKI
3 10 (6.37%) Replication
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.82%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.82%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.55%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.55%) Social Media
8 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.64%) Derivative
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) Life Science
10 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (43.31%) Linux
2 34 (21.66%) Unix
3 27 (17.20%) CentOS
4 19 (12.10%) Windows
5 15 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.01%) Solaris
7 9 (5.73%) AIX
8 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.64%) Android
10 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) Scrum
3 34 (21.66%) DevOps
4 27 (17.20%) Analytics
5 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
6 21 (13.38%) Test Strategy
6 21 (13.38%) Web Development
7 18 (11.46%) Microservices
7 18 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (10.83%) Kanban
9 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
10 14 (8.92%) ETL
10 14 (8.92%) Process Improvement
10 14 (8.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 13 (8.28%) TDD
11 13 (8.28%) User Stories
12 12 (7.64%) MVC
13 11 (7.01%) Migration
13 11 (7.01%) Open Source
14 10 (6.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.03%) Java
2 45 (28.66%) SQL
3 40 (25.48%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.38%) PHP
4 32 (20.38%) Shell Script
5 22 (14.01%) Python
6 21 (13.38%) Perl
7 15 (9.55%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.92%) Ruby
9 9 (5.73%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.10%) Java 8
11 7 (4.46%) C#
12 4 (2.55%) C
13 3 (1.91%) C++
14 2 (1.27%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.64%) Go
15 1 (0.64%) R
15 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) Degree
4 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.27%) IRCA
5 2 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.64%) CISSP
6 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) GIAC
6 1 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.64%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.64%) SSCP
6 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) Data Quality
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) WCAG
3 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 47 (29.94%) Docker
2 13 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (26.11%) Ansible
2 24 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (15.29%) Puppet
3 20 (12.74%) Terraform
4 16 (10.19%) Kubernetes
5 14 (8.92%) Salt
6 12 (7.64%) Nagios
6 12 (7.64%) ZABBIX
7 10 (6.37%) Opsview
8 3 (1.91%) Cacti
8 3 (1.91%) Rancher
9 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.64%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.64%) Mesos
10 1 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 57 (36.31%) Oracle
2 26 (16.56%) Red Hat
3 16 (10.19%) VMware
4 12 (7.64%) CheckPoint
4 12 (7.64%) NetApp
5 9 (5.73%) Informatica
5 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.10%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (4.46%) Talend
8 6 (3.82%) BEA
8 6 (3.82%) Pega
8 6 (3.82%) webMethods
9 5 (3.18%) CA
9 5 (3.18%) Sun
10 4 (2.55%) Cisco
10 4 (2.55%) Citrix
10 4 (2.55%) Google
10 4 (2.55%) IBM
10 4 (2.55%) Remedy
10 4 (2.55%) ServiceNow