Period
to 17 August 2019

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 6 months to 17 August 2019 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +29 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 101 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.85% 6.51% 6.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.33% 30.52% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 34
Essex median daily rate £450 £510 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +15.58% +22.57%
10th Percentile £410 £388 £377
90th Percentile £555 £600 £482
East of England median daily rate £440 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +233.33% - -

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 193 213 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.55% 21.32% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 115 146
Essex median daily rate £450 £463 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +3.41% +44.27%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £310
90th Percentile £550 £595 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Essex median hourly rate £30.00 £37.77 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% +23.84% -12.86%
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +34.62% -9.57% -17.86%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea +14 66 £450 -12.62%
Chelmsford +3 1 - - 1
Epping - 1 £425 - 1
MySQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 89 (88.12%) Oracle
2 71 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (67.33%) Linux
3 68 (67.33%) Oracle Database
4 59 (58.42%) Red Hat
5 48 (47.52%) Scrum
6 47 (46.53%) Unix
6 47 (46.53%) Amazon AWS
7 44 (43.56%) Microservices
8 43 (42.57%) TDD
9 42 (41.58%) Java
10 41 (40.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 40 (39.60%) JIRA
11 40 (39.60%) Git (software)
12 39 (38.61%) BDD
13 35 (34.65%) CentOS
14 34 (33.66%) JUnit
14 34 (33.66%) Jenkins
15 33 (32.67%) Test Strategy
15 33 (32.67%) Spring Boot
15 33 (32.67%) Spring
16 32 (31.68%) DevOps
16 32 (31.68%) Process Improvement
17 28 (27.72%) SoapUI
17 28 (27.72%) SOAP
18 26 (25.74%) Ansible
18 26 (25.74%) Terraform
19 25 (24.75%) Problem-Solving
20 24 (23.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 22 (21.78%) Continuous Improvement

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 15 (14.85%) Confluence
2 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) nginx
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (46.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (67.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (15.84%) Pentaho
3 13 (12.87%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (7.92%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (6.93%) BODI
7 7 (6.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.93%) RDBMS
7 7 (6.93%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.95%) PowerCenter
9 4 (3.96%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.98%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.98%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (39.60%) Git (software)
1 40 (39.60%) JIRA
2 34 (33.66%) Jenkins
2 34 (33.66%) JUnit
3 28 (27.72%) SoapUI
4 6 (5.94%) Checkstyle
4 6 (5.94%) GitLab
5 4 (3.96%) CA Gen
5 4 (3.96%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.96%) Subversion
6 3 (2.97%) git-flow
6 3 (2.97%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.98%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 4 (3.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (47.52%) Developer
2 35 (34.65%) Java Developer
3 22 (21.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Lead Developer
4 13 (12.87%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) ETL Developer
7 6 (5.94%) DBA
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.96%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Java Team Leader
9 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Service Manager
11 2 (1.98%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Senior DBA
11 2 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 2 (1.98%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.67%) Spring
1 33 (32.67%) Spring Boot
2 28 (27.72%) SOAP
3 12 (11.88%) XML
4 10 (9.90%) J2EE
5 5 (4.95%) JDBC
5 5 (4.95%) Kafka
6 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
6 2 (1.98%) HTML
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.99%) LDAP
7 1 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 68 (67.33%) Linux
2 47 (46.53%) Unix
3 35 (34.65%) CentOS
4 24 (23.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.99%) Windows
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.52%) Scrum
3 44 (43.56%) Microservices
4 43 (42.57%) TDD
5 41 (40.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 39 (38.61%) BDD
7 33 (32.67%) Test Strategy
8 32 (31.68%) DevOps
8 32 (31.68%) Process Improvement
9 25 (24.75%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (21.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (18.81%) ETL
12 17 (16.83%) User Stories
13 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
14 13 (12.87%) Epics
15 12 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement Process
16 10 (9.90%) Coaching
17 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
17 8 (7.92%) Kanban
17 8 (7.92%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.58%) Java
2 10 (9.90%) SQL
3 8 (7.92%) Java 8
4 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.96%) Perl
5 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.98%) C
6 2 (1.98%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.81%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.87%) OCPJP
3 13 (12.87%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) GDPR
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Docker
2 5 (4.95%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (25.74%) Ansible
1 26 (25.74%) Terraform
2 5 (4.95%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 89 (88.12%) Oracle
2 59 (58.42%) Red Hat
3 13 (12.87%) Sun
4 9 (8.91%) Informatica
5 5 (4.95%) SAP
6 4 (3.96%) BEA
6 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.96%) Pega
6 4 (3.96%) webMethods
7 1 (0.99%) VMware