Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 16 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.05% 8.33% 4.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.45% 35.94% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Watford median daily rate £463 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £333
% change year-on-year +2.78% +35.34% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Watford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 119 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 30.13% 23.19% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 10
Watford median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +4.92%
10th Percentile £317 £263 £322
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £18.25 - £37.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £33.75
90th Percentile £19.00 - £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -57.78% +200.00% -25.00%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Watford over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 14 (87.50%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (68.75%) Magento
3 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
4 9 (56.25%) DNA
4 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (56.25%) Puppet
4 9 (56.25%) Ansible
4 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (50.00%) Apache
5 8 (50.00%) LAMP
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) nginx
6 7 (43.75%) Ruby
6 7 (43.75%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 6 (37.50%) DevOps
7 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
7 6 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (37.50%) Intershop
7 6 (37.50%) OO
7 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) Subversion
7 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 6 (37.50%) hybris
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall

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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (43.75%) nginx
3 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Ant
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.25%) GitLab
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Lead Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Magento Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) LAMP
2 7 (43.75%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Laravel
4 3 (18.75%) Symfony
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) XSL
4 3 (18.75%) Yii
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (56.25%) DNA
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
6 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
7 2 (12.50%) OOP
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) ITSM
8 1 (6.25%) Service Management
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Ansible
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) hybris
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
1 6 (37.50%) Intershop
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Zend