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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 92 117 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -32
Contract jobs citing MySQL 113 108 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.92% 1.49% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.45% 6.45% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 109
Average daily rate
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£375 £354 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +47.36%
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
1337 1675 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.66% 23.11% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1244 1175
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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.

1 104 (45.81%) PHP
2 80 (35.24%) JavaScript
3 77 (33.92%) HTML
4 73 (32.16%) Java
4 73 (32.16%) Linux
5 72 (31.72%) CSS
6 70 (30.84%) SQL
7 50 (22.03%) OO
8 49 (21.59%) TDD
9 48 (21.15%) SQL Server
10 46 (20.26%) MVC
11 44 (19.38%) Git (software)
12 43 (18.94%) Apache
12 43 (18.94%) Web Services
13 41 (18.06%) Oracle
14 39 (17.18%) Subversion
15 38 (16.74%) HTML5
16 37 (16.30%) UNIX
17 33 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (14.10%) Finance
19 31 (13.66%) NoSQL
20 29 (12.78%) CSS3
20 29 (12.78%) jQuery
20 29 (12.78%) XML
20 29 (12.78%) Python
21 27 (11.89%) Tomcat
22 26 (11.45%) Scrum
22 26 (11.45%) Zend
23 25 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (11.01%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (18.94%) Apache
2 27 (11.89%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.73%) IIS
3 13 (5.73%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.29%) CMS
4 12 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.29%) Moodle
5 11 (4.85%) Drupal
6 9 (3.96%) WordPress
7 8 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.64%) nginx
9 4 (1.76%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.32%) Node.js
10 3 (1.32%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.88%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.76%) MS Office
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.88%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) GIMP
3 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.32%) SaaS
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.32%) GitHub
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Heroku
4 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.44%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.41%) HTTP
1 10 (4.41%) DNS
2 9 (3.96%) LDAP
3 7 (3.08%) SSH
4 6 (2.64%) SSL
5 5 (2.20%) Internet
5 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.76%) VoIP
6 4 (1.76%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.76%) Firewall
7 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.32%) AMQP
7 3 (1.32%) FTP
8 2 (0.88%) SMTP
8 2 (0.88%) DHCP
8 2 (0.88%) Intranet
8 2 (0.88%) X.509
8 2 (0.88%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.44%) VLAN
9 1 (0.44%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.66%) NoSQL
3 25 (11.01%) Relational Database
4 24 (10.57%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.41%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.64%) Redis
12 5 (2.20%) Big Data
12 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.76%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.76%) DB2
13 4 (1.76%) SQLite
13 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (19.38%) Git (software)
2 39 (17.18%) Subversion
3 17 (7.49%) Mercurial
3 17 (7.49%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.05%) Maven
5 15 (6.61%) JIRA
6 13 (5.73%) Ant
7 11 (4.85%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.85%) Gerrit
8 10 (4.41%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.41%) JUnit
8 10 (4.41%) Selenium
9 9 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.96%) AnthillPro
10 7 (3.08%) FogBugz
10 7 (3.08%) Trac
10 7 (3.08%) Redmine
11 5 (2.20%) LoadUI
11 5 (2.20%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.20%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (14.10%) Finance
2 10 (4.41%) Banking
3 9 (3.96%) Marketing
4 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.88%) Front Office
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 2 (0.88%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (59.47%) Developer
2 49 (21.59%) PHP Developer
3 26 (11.45%) Java Developer
4 16 (7.05%) Analyst
4 16 (7.05%) Web Developer
4 16 (7.05%) DBA
5 14 (6.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (3.52%) Drupal Developer
6 8 (3.52%) Architect
6 8 (3.52%) Deployment Manager
7 7 (3.08%) Software Engineer
7 7 (3.08%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.08%) MySQL DBA
7 7 (3.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 7 (3.08%) Moodle Developer
8 6 (2.64%) Tester
9 5 (2.20%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (2.20%) Lead Developer
9 5 (2.20%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (33.92%) HTML
2 72 (31.72%) CSS
3 43 (18.94%) Web Services
4 38 (16.74%) HTML5
5 29 (12.78%) jQuery
5 29 (12.78%) CSS3
5 29 (12.78%) XML
6 25 (11.01%) .NET
7 23 (10.13%) LAMP
7 23 (10.13%) Spring
8 22 (9.69%) SOAP
8 22 (9.69%) Symfony
8 22 (9.69%) REST
9 21 (9.25%) JSON
10 20 (8.81%) RESTful
10 20 (8.81%) Hibernate
11 18 (7.93%) J2EE
12 17 (7.49%) Ajax
13 11 (4.85%) JMS
13 11 (4.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Open Source
2 13 (5.73%) E-Learning
3 10 (4.41%) Replication
4 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.08%) Digital Media
5 7 (3.08%) VLE
6 5 (2.20%) Clustering
6 5 (2.20%) Social Media
7 4 (1.76%) Social Network
7 4 (1.76%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.32%) W3C
8 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.88%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.16%) Linux
2 37 (16.30%) UNIX
3 17 (7.49%) Windows
4 15 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.85%) CentOS
6 9 (3.96%) Debian
7 8 (3.52%) Android
7 8 (3.52%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.32%) Solaris
8 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.88%) SUSE
9 2 (0.88%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.03%) OO
2 49 (21.59%) TDD
3 46 (20.26%) MVC
4 33 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (11.45%) Scrum
6 25 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (8.81%) Migration
7 20 (8.81%) DevOps
8 19 (8.37%) OO PHP
8 19 (8.37%) BDD
9 18 (7.93%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (7.49%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.49%) SOA
10 17 (7.49%) ETL
11 14 (6.17%) Web Development
12 13 (5.73%) Project Management
13 10 (4.41%) Workflow
13 10 (4.41%) OOP
14 9 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (3.96%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.81%) PHP
2 80 (35.24%) JavaScript
3 73 (32.16%) Java
4 70 (30.84%) SQL
5 29 (12.78%) Python
6 25 (11.01%) Perl
7 24 (10.57%) PHP5
8 22 (9.69%) Bash Shell
9 20 (8.81%) Ruby
10 18 (7.93%) Shell Script
11 17 (7.49%) PL/SQL
12 13 (5.73%) C#
12 13 (5.73%) Scala
13 9 (3.96%) Groovy
13 9 (3.96%) C++
14 7 (3.08%) Clojure
15 6 (2.64%) C
16 4 (1.76%) sed
17 3 (1.32%) R
17 3 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) CCNA
4 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.88%) RHCE
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) GISP
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (3.96%) vCloud
2 5 (2.20%) Varnish
3 4 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.76%) NFS
4 3 (1.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.44%) Squid
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.44%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (11.01%) Puppet
2 9 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.20%) Nagios
4 3 (1.32%) Salt
4 3 (1.32%) Oozie
5 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.44%) Cacti
6 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.44%) OpenView
6 1 (0.44%) Control-M
6 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) logstash
6 1 (0.44%) Kibana
6 1 (0.44%) RANCID
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 41 (18.06%) Oracle
2 26 (11.45%) Zend
3 15 (6.61%) VMware
4 13 (5.73%) JBoss
5 12 (5.29%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.08%) Cisco
7 7 (3.08%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.20%) IBM
8 5 (2.20%) Sybase
8 5 (2.20%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.76%) Tableau
10 3 (1.32%) Percona
10 3 (1.32%) Google
10 3 (1.32%) Dell
10 3 (1.32%) New Relic
11 2 (0.88%) F5
11 2 (0.88%) Informatica
11 2 (0.88%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.88%) Radianz
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