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 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.81% 2.96% 5.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.34% 15.38% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
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 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 29 26 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 17.47% 19.26% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 28
Median daily rate £350 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £363 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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

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

1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) RAD
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion

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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Log4j
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Mockito
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Security
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) RAD
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Talend