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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 44 49 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.94% 1.34% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 10.84% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Median daily rate £340 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £270 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 120 83 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.42% 12.33% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 38 94
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £292 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +152.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £340 -
Hatfield - 4 £413 -
MySQL
East of England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Python
3 18 (54.55%) Ruby
4 17 (51.52%) LAMP
4 17 (51.52%) Apache
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) Perl
6 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (42.42%) LAPP Stack
7 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
8 12 (36.36%) Clustering
8 12 (36.36%) SSL
8 12 (36.36%) Firewall
8 12 (36.36%) Puppet
8 12 (36.36%) DevOps
9 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 11 (33.33%) HTML
10 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
10 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
10 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
11 9 (27.27%) Finance
11 9 (27.27%) Windows
11 9 (27.27%) nginx
12 8 (24.24%) VMware
12 8 (24.24%) PHP
12 8 (24.24%) C
12 8 (24.24%) High Availability
12 8 (24.24%) LEMP Stack
13 7 (21.21%) JavaScript

MySQL
Top Related 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 17 (51.52%) Apache
2 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
3 9 (27.27%) nginx
4 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.03%) Drupal
5 1 (3.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
1 12 (36.36%) SSL
2 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Redmine
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
1 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) LAMP
2 14 (42.42%) LAPP Stack
3 11 (33.33%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (24.24%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (15.15%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) Pyramid
6 3 (9.09%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) .NET
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware
7 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) LINQ
8 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) High Availability
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.09%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
8 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Workflow
9 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.06%) Migration
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) Python
2 18 (54.55%) Ruby
3 15 (45.45%) Perl
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
5 8 (24.24%) C
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
6 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) VB
8 5 (15.15%) C++
9 3 (9.09%) Go
9 3 (9.09%) Lua
10 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) FreeRADIUS
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Varnish
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.18%) Salt
3 5 (15.15%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Zend