The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 50 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 29 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.78% 1.25% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.61% 4.58% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Median daily rate £447 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.16% -24.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
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 Essex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 109 131 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 25.47% 27.23% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 88
Median daily rate £450 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.29% -12.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 8
Median hourly rate £30.75 £34.75 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.51% -14.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Essex

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Essex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Essex

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Essex

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Southend-on-Sea -13 22 £448 +24.30%
Brentwood - 1 £295 -
MySQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 45 (95.74%) Oracle
2 34 (72.34%) SQL
3 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (61.70%) Java
5 28 (59.57%) XML
6 26 (55.32%) Relational Database
7 23 (48.94%) JBoss
8 22 (46.81%) CSS
8 22 (46.81%) HTML
8 22 (46.81%) MariaDB
8 22 (46.81%) Web Development
9 21 (44.68%) Linux
10 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (40.43%) Spring MVC
11 19 (40.43%) Spring
11 19 (40.43%) Ingres
11 19 (40.43%) MVC
12 18 (38.30%) Middleware
12 18 (38.30%) UML
12 18 (38.30%) PL/SQL
12 18 (38.30%) Data Mapping
12 18 (38.30%) Data Integration
13 17 (36.17%) TDD
13 17 (36.17%) LDAP
13 17 (36.17%) JAAS
14 16 (34.04%) Validation
14 16 (34.04%) JAXB
14 16 (34.04%) Unix
14 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
15 15 (31.91%) Mockito

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (48.94%) JBoss
2 12 (25.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) LDAP
2 5 (10.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) Relational Database
2 22 (46.81%) MariaDB
3 19 (40.43%) Ingres
4 12 (25.53%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) QlikView
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
1 15 (31.91%) JUnit
1 15 (31.91%) Mockito
2 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Law
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) Java Developer
3 18 (38.30%) Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Data Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) ETL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) IT Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior DBA
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) XML
2 22 (46.81%) CSS
2 22 (46.81%) HTML
3 19 (40.43%) Spring
3 19 (40.43%) Spring MVC
4 18 (38.30%) Middleware
5 17 (36.17%) JAAS
6 16 (34.04%) JAXB
7 15 (31.91%) EclipseLink
7 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
7 15 (31.91%) JPA
8 9 (19.15%) XSLT
9 8 (17.02%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (17.02%) Struts
9 8 (17.02%) Struts2
9 8 (17.02%) Web Services
10 7 (14.89%) J2EE
10 7 (14.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) IPTV
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) RIA
2 1 (2.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Unix
3 14 (29.79%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.64%) Solaris
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Web Development
3 19 (40.43%) MVC
4 18 (38.30%) Data Integration
4 18 (38.30%) Data Mapping
4 18 (38.30%) UML
5 17 (36.17%) TDD
6 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
6 16 (34.04%) Validation
7 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (31.91%) Data Munging
8 13 (27.66%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (27.66%) Requirements Management
9 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
9 12 (25.53%) Scrum
9 12 (25.53%) Wireframes
10 11 (23.40%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 11 (23.40%) Statistical Analysis
11 10 (21.28%) Data Transformation
12 9 (19.15%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) SQL
2 29 (61.70%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) IBM