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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
England / East of England
Rank 87 75 74
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 41 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.91% 2.02% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.98% 12.28% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 32
Median daily rate £421 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £488 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year +6.87% -26.26%  

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 411 399 556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.16% 16.45% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 234 346
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +47.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -8 18 £447 +11.75% 8
Hertfordshire -1 12 £340 -2.85% 9
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £325 -18.75% 12
Bedfordshire -2 2 £375 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £550 - 5
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 36 (48.65%) Linux
2 35 (47.30%) Java
3 32 (43.24%) SQL
4 27 (36.49%) CSS
5 26 (35.14%) HTML
6 24 (32.43%) Python
7 22 (29.73%) Oracle
8 20 (27.03%) LAMP
8 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (25.68%) Ruby
9 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
10 18 (24.32%) Apache
10 18 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (22.97%) XML
12 16 (21.62%) Perl
12 16 (21.62%) PHP
13 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
13 15 (20.27%) DevOps
14 14 (18.92%) LAPP Stack
14 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
15 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
15 13 (17.57%) SSL
15 13 (17.57%) Finance
16 12 (16.22%) Firewall
16 12 (16.22%) Clustering
16 12 (16.22%) Unix
16 12 (16.22%) Windows
16 12 (16.22%) TDD
16 12 (16.22%) Web Development

MySQL
Top Related 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 18 (24.32%) Apache
2 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.16%) nginx
4 6 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (8.11%) JBoss
5 2 (2.70%) Drupal
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.35%) SAS
6 1 (1.35%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.70%) Magento
3 1 (1.35%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.35%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) SSL
1 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.22%) Firewall
3 8 (10.81%) DHCP
3 8 (10.81%) DNS
4 6 (8.11%) HTTP
4 6 (8.11%) LDAP
5 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.70%) NAS
5 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.81%) MariaDB
5 6 (8.11%) Ingres
5 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.05%) Redis
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.70%) Big Data
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.76%) JUnit
3 5 (6.76%) Mockito
4 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (2.70%) Redmine
6 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Billing
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Architect
6 6 (8.11%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Migration Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) CSS
2 26 (35.14%) HTML
3 20 (27.03%) LAMP
4 17 (22.97%) XML
5 14 (18.92%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (14.86%) Middleware
7 10 (13.51%) jQuery
7 10 (13.51%) Web Services
8 8 (10.81%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (10.81%) Spring
9 7 (9.46%) JSON
10 6 (8.11%) .NET
10 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.11%) JAAS
10 6 (8.11%) JAXB
10 6 (8.11%) JPA
10 6 (8.11%) Spring MVC
11 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.76%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Clustering
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) Life Science
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) RIA
4 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Robotics
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Unix
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) DevOps
2 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
3 12 (16.22%) TDD
3 12 (16.22%) Web Development
4 11 (14.86%) MVC
5 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.51%) Data Integration
5 10 (13.51%) Validation
6 9 (12.16%) Data Mapping
6 9 (12.16%) High Availability
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
6 9 (12.16%) UML
7 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (9.46%) Requirements Management
9 6 (8.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Data Munging
9 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) Java
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 24 (32.43%) Python
4 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.68%) Ruby
5 16 (21.62%) Perl
5 16 (21.62%) PHP
6 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
6 11 (14.86%) C
7 10 (13.51%) C#
8 7 (9.46%) C++
9 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.11%) VB
10 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.05%) Go
11 3 (4.05%) Lua
12 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) RHCE
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) MCSA
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.70%) MOS
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) FreeRADIUS
2 5 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.76%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (5.41%) Docker
4 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) Varnish
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Puppet
2 7 (9.46%) Nagios
3 6 (8.11%) Ansible
3 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.11%) Salt
4 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) VMware
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.05%) Zend
5 2 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
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