The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 86 88 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs citing MySQL 121 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.22% 2.13% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 9.58% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 73
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%
MySQL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1358 1326 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.93% 22.23% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1006 1061
Average daily rate £450 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -23.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.75 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the City of London region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the City of London region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL.

1 117 (48.55%) PHP
2 111 (46.06%) HTML
3 96 (39.83%) CSS
4 89 (36.93%) Linux
5 88 (36.51%) JavaScript
6 76 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (28.22%) Java
8 58 (24.07%) jQuery
9 56 (23.24%) SQL
10 50 (20.75%) HTML5
11 49 (20.33%) Git (software)
12 44 (18.26%) MongoDB
13 43 (17.84%) Subversion
14 41 (17.01%) Puppet
14 41 (17.01%) Relational Database
14 41 (17.01%) DevOps
15 39 (16.18%) Open Source
15 39 (16.18%) CSS3
15 39 (16.18%) OO
16 38 (15.77%) Oracle
17 36 (14.94%) Web Services
18 35 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (14.11%) Apache
20 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
20 33 (13.69%) TDD
21 32 (13.28%) Finance
22 31 (12.86%) Scrum
23 30 (12.45%) Python
24 29 (12.03%) Configuration Management
24 29 (12.03%) PostgreSQL

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (14.11%) Apache
2 23 (9.54%) Tomcat
3 22 (9.13%) Drupal
4 20 (8.30%) CMS
5 11 (4.56%) WordPress
5 11 (4.56%) nginx
6 9 (3.73%) JBoss
7 8 (3.32%) Node.js
8 7 (2.90%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.49%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.07%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.66%) ColdFusion
11 4 (1.66%) IIS
11 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.24%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.24%) Jetty
12 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.24%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.73%) PaaS
4 7 (2.90%) GitHub
5 5 (2.07%) SaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.30%) SSL
2 19 (7.88%) HTTP
3 17 (7.05%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.39%) DNS
5 10 (4.15%) DHCP
6 8 (3.32%) FTP
6 8 (3.32%) LDAP
7 6 (2.49%) IPsec
8 5 (2.07%) Internet
9 4 (1.66%) Firewall
9 4 (1.66%) VPN
10 3 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.83%) VLAN
12 1 (0.41%) IMAP
12 1 (0.41%) SSH
12 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.41%) SNMP
12 1 (0.41%) Network Security
12 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.26%) MongoDB
2 41 (17.01%) Relational Database
3 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
4 29 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (11.20%) NoSQL
6 22 (9.13%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.32%) Big Data
9 7 (2.90%) Redis
10 6 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.66%) HBase
12 4 (1.66%) DB2
13 3 (1.24%) OLAP
13 3 (1.24%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.24%) Cognos Query Studio
13 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 43 (17.84%) Subversion
3 29 (12.03%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.05%) Mercurial
5 13 (5.39%) Maven
6 10 (4.15%) JIRA
6 10 (4.15%) Ant
7 6 (2.49%) Selenium
7 6 (2.49%) FogBugz
7 6 (2.49%) Trac
7 6 (2.49%) Redmine
8 5 (2.07%) Grunt
8 5 (2.07%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.07%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.66%) JUnit
9 4 (1.66%) Hudson
9 4 (1.66%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.24%) NetBeans
10 3 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (13.28%) Finance
2 7 (2.90%) Banking
3 5 (2.07%) Legal
3 5 (2.07%) Publishing
4 3 (1.24%) Retail
5 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 2 (0.83%) Front Office
5 2 (0.83%) Back Office
5 2 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.41%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 145 (60.17%) Developer
2 51 (21.16%) PHP Developer
3 21 (8.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (8.30%) Java Developer
5 16 (6.64%) Drupal Developer
6 15 (6.22%) Architect
7 13 (5.39%) Web Developer
8 12 (4.98%) Analyst
8 12 (4.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (3.32%) Magento Developer
9 8 (3.32%) Lead Developer
10 7 (2.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.49%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.49%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.07%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (1.66%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (46.06%) HTML
2 96 (39.83%) CSS
3 58 (24.07%) jQuery
4 50 (20.75%) HTML5
5 39 (16.18%) CSS3
6 36 (14.94%) Web Services
7 28 (11.62%) LAMP
8 27 (11.20%) Ajax
9 20 (8.30%) REST
9 20 (8.30%) AngularJS
10 19 (7.88%) Symfony
11 18 (7.47%) XML
12 17 (7.05%) Spring
13 16 (6.64%) XHTML
14 14 (5.81%) JSP
14 14 (5.81%) SOAP
15 13 (5.39%) Hibernate
16 11 (4.56%) Ruby on Rails
17 10 (4.15%) .NET
17 10 (4.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.90%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.07%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.66%) User Experience
6 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.66%) Clustering
7 3 (1.24%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.83%) W3C
8 2 (0.83%) iSeries
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) DTV
9 1 (0.41%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 89 (36.93%) Linux
2 25 (10.37%) UNIX
3 19 (7.88%) Windows
4 14 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.49%) CentOS
5 6 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.24%) Android
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.41%) SUSE
9 1 (0.41%) Debian
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.01%) DevOps
3 39 (16.18%) OO
3 39 (16.18%) Open Source
4 35 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (13.69%) TDD
6 31 (12.86%) Scrum
7 29 (12.03%) Configuration Management
8 25 (10.37%) MVC
9 24 (9.96%) E-Commerce
10 22 (9.13%) OO PHP
11 16 (6.64%) SDLC
12 15 (6.22%) Web Development
13 14 (5.81%) Project Management
14 13 (5.39%) ITIL
14 13 (5.39%) Kanban
15 12 (4.98%) Microservices
16 11 (4.56%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (4.56%) BDD
17 8 (3.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 117 (48.55%) PHP
2 88 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 68 (28.22%) Java
4 56 (23.24%) SQL
5 30 (12.45%) Python
6 28 (11.62%) Ruby
7 17 (7.05%) Perl
8 16 (6.64%) PHP5
9 13 (5.39%) Scala
10 11 (4.56%) C#
10 11 (4.56%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.73%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.32%) Go
13 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.07%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.66%) C++
14 4 (1.66%) C
15 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.24%) VBA
15 3 (1.24%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.73%) Degree
3 6 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.66%) MCSE
4 4 (1.66%) CCNP
4 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.24%) CCIE
6 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) MCTS
7 1 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.07%) Varnish
3 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.83%) NFS
4 2 (0.83%) XenApp
4 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.83%) vSphere
4 2 (0.83%) vCloud
4 2 (0.83%) KVM
4 2 (0.83%) Docker
4 2 (0.83%) HDFS
5 1 (0.41%) iptables
5 1 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.41%) XenServer
5 1 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (17.01%) Puppet
2 28 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.22%) Ansible
4 12 (4.98%) Salt
5 6 (2.49%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.66%) Nagios
7 3 (1.24%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.83%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.41%) Control-M
9 1 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.41%) Cacti
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.41%) Opsview
9 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (15.77%) Oracle
2 17 (7.05%) Red Hat
2 17 (7.05%) VMware
3 16 (6.64%) Zend
3 16 (6.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.32%) HP
4 8 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.90%) Splunk
6 6 (2.49%) IBM
6 6 (2.49%) Adobe
7 4 (1.66%) Sybase
7 4 (1.66%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.24%) Talend
8 3 (1.24%) Tableau
8 3 (1.24%) Cognos
8 3 (1.24%) Sun
8 3 (1.24%) Apple
8 3 (1.24%) EMC
9 2 (0.83%) Citrix
9 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
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