The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 28 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.

MySQL
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 21
Contract jobs citing MySQL 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 3.09% 3.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 11.11% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

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 Watford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 23 27 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.66% 27.84% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 18
Median daily rate £463 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Watford

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Watford

MySQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Watford region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle