The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 17 12 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.69% 1.83% 5.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.18% 10.26% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 14
Median daily rate £450 £474 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.01% +37.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 112 117 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.75% 17.86% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 93
Median daily rate £375 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +13.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.08 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.17% -42.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Hertfordshire

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Hertfordshire

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Hertfordshire

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford -5 2 - - 2
Hertford - 1 £313 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £525 - 1
Hatfield - 1 £413 -
MySQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) LAMP
3 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (40.74%) Python
4 11 (40.74%) PHP
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) Apache
5 10 (37.04%) Tomcat
6 9 (33.33%) Perl
6 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (33.33%) SSL
6 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) Clustering
6 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) Ruby
6 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
7 8 (29.63%) DevOps
7 8 (29.63%) Puppet
7 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.93%) Subversion
8 7 (25.93%) jQuery
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (37.04%) Apache
1 10 (37.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) HipChat
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
1 9 (33.33%) SSL
1 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Subversion
3 6 (22.22%) PHPUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.41%) Checkstyle
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Log4j
6 1 (3.70%) Mocha
6 1 (3.70%) Mockito
6 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 6 (22.22%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (7.41%) MongoDB Developer
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) LAMP
2 9 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) Doctrine
4 6 (22.22%) LESS
4 6 (22.22%) RESTful
4 6 (22.22%) Sass
4 6 (22.22%) Symfony
5 3 (11.11%) JSON
5 3 (11.11%) Laravel
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) JDBC
7 1 (3.70%) JMS
7 1 (3.70%) JSP
7 1 (3.70%) XSD
7 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) API Development
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
6 1 (3.70%) Human Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) RAD
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) PHP
2 11 (40.74%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 9 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) PHP 5
4 6 (22.22%) PHP 7
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Go
7 1 (3.70%) Lua
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Salt
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
1 2 (7.41%) Sonatype
1 2 (7.41%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Talend