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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 78 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 136 126 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.29% 1.73% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.58% 7.50% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 106 99
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £483 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £14.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +182.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +3.84%
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
1286 1680 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.65% 23.00% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 1265 1157
Average daily rate £425 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 21
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.80 £14.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 123 (50.20%) PHP
2 97 (39.59%) HTML
3 96 (39.18%) Linux
4 94 (38.37%) JavaScript
5 87 (35.51%) CSS
6 76 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (27.35%) SQL
8 60 (24.49%) Java
8 60 (24.49%) OO
9 52 (21.22%) MVC
10 50 (20.41%) UNIX
11 47 (19.18%) Apache
12 46 (18.78%) SQL Server
12 46 (18.78%) Git (software)
13 45 (18.37%) Web Services
14 44 (17.96%) TDD
15 42 (17.14%) jQuery
16 39 (15.92%) Subversion
16 39 (15.92%) HTML5
16 39 (15.92%) Oracle
17 37 (15.10%) NoSQL
18 36 (14.69%) XML
19 35 (14.29%) Finance
20 34 (13.88%) Zend
21 33 (13.47%) LAMP
22 32 (13.06%) Scrum
23 31 (12.65%) MongoDB
23 31 (12.65%) Puppet
24 28 (11.43%) Symfony
24 28 (11.43%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 47 (19.18%) Apache
2 25 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.53%) IIS
4 13 (5.31%) JBoss
5 12 (4.90%) CMS
5 12 (4.90%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.49%) Moodle
7 9 (3.67%) Drupal
8 8 (3.27%) WordPress
9 7 (2.86%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.45%) nginx
11 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.63%) Node.js
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.63%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.63%) Apache Pig
12 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (1.22%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.63%) MS Office
1 4 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Magento
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Cordys
3 1 (0.41%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.82%) Heroku
4 2 (0.82%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.41%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.31%) DNS
2 9 (3.67%) LDAP
3 8 (3.27%) SSH
4 7 (2.86%) Firewall
5 6 (2.45%) Internet
6 5 (2.04%) HTTP
6 5 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.63%) VoIP
7 4 (1.63%) SAN
7 4 (1.63%) VLAN
8 3 (1.22%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.22%) SSL
9 2 (0.82%) Intranet
9 2 (0.82%) DHCP
9 2 (0.82%) X.509
9 2 (0.82%) FTP
9 2 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.10%) NoSQL
3 31 (12.65%) MongoDB
4 25 (10.20%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.90%) Redis
7 10 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.45%) SQLite
8 6 (2.45%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.63%) DB2
10 4 (1.63%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.22%) MS Access
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 46 (18.78%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.92%) Subversion
3 16 (6.53%) JIRA
4 14 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 12 (4.90%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.67%) Selenium
6 9 (3.67%) JUnit
7 8 (3.27%) Maven
7 8 (3.27%) Ant
7 8 (3.27%) FogBugz
7 8 (3.27%) Trac
7 8 (3.27%) Redmine
8 7 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.45%) Gerrit
9 6 (2.45%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.04%) AnthillPro
11 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.63%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.22%) Mockito
General
1 35 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (5.31%) Marketing
3 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.27%) Banking
5 6 (2.45%) Games
6 5 (2.04%) Back Office
7 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 146 (59.59%) Developer
2 55 (22.45%) PHP Developer
3 25 (10.20%) Web Developer
4 21 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 17 (6.94%) Analyst
5 17 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.53%) DBA
7 13 (5.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 12 (4.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 7 (2.86%) MySQL DBA
9 7 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (2.86%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.45%) iOS Developer
10 6 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (2.45%) Moodle Developer
11 5 (2.04%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (2.04%) Architect
11 5 (2.04%) Software Engineer
12 4 (1.63%) Lead Developer
12 4 (1.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (39.59%) HTML
2 87 (35.51%) CSS
3 45 (18.37%) Web Services
4 42 (17.14%) jQuery
5 39 (15.92%) HTML5
6 36 (14.69%) XML
7 33 (13.47%) LAMP
8 28 (11.43%) CSS3
8 28 (11.43%) Symfony
9 27 (11.02%) JSON
10 22 (8.98%) RESTful
11 21 (8.57%) REST
11 21 (8.57%) .NET
12 18 (7.35%) SOAP
12 18 (7.35%) Spring
13 15 (6.12%) J2EE
13 15 (6.12%) AngularJS
14 14 (5.71%) Ajax
15 13 (5.31%) Hibernate
16 12 (4.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.61%) Open Source
2 13 (5.31%) Replication
2 13 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.49%) E-Learning
5 8 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.86%) Clustering
7 5 (2.04%) VLE
7 5 (2.04%) User Experience
7 5 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.63%) Social Media
8 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.63%) Learning Management System
8 4 (1.63%) Social Network
8 4 (1.63%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.22%) W3C
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.22%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (39.18%) Linux
2 50 (20.41%) UNIX
3 24 (9.80%) Windows
4 20 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.94%) Debian
6 14 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.31%) CentOS
8 10 (4.08%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.67%) Android
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.82%) Solaris
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.82%) SUSE
10 2 (0.82%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.49%) OO
3 52 (21.22%) MVC
4 44 (17.96%) TDD
5 32 (13.06%) Scrum
6 26 (10.61%) DevOps
7 25 (10.20%) OO PHP
8 24 (9.80%) E-Commerce
9 22 (8.98%) Web Development
10 20 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 19 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.53%) Migration
13 16 (6.53%) Project Management
14 14 (5.71%) SOA
15 13 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (4.90%) Unit Testing
17 11 (4.49%) ETL
17 11 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
17 11 (4.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (50.20%) PHP
2 94 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 67 (27.35%) SQL
4 60 (24.49%) Java
5 28 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 25 (10.20%) Python
7 21 (8.57%) PHP5
8 20 (8.16%) Perl
9 19 (7.76%) Ruby
10 14 (5.71%) Bash Shell
10 14 (5.71%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.08%) C#
11 10 (4.08%) Scala
12 8 (3.27%) C++
13 6 (2.45%) Groovy
14 5 (2.04%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.04%) C
15 4 (1.63%) sed
16 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.53%) Degree
2 6 (2.45%) CCNA
2 6 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.04%) RHCE
4 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) MCSE
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.22%) RHCT
5 3 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.22%) MCITP
6 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) NCDA
7 1 (0.41%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.45%) NFS
3 5 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.04%) Varnish
3 5 (2.04%) vCloud
4 4 (1.63%) XenApp
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.82%) HDFS
7 1 (0.41%) KVM
7 1 (0.41%) Xen
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (12.65%) Puppet
2 20 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.12%) Nagios
4 3 (1.22%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.22%) Ansible
4 3 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.22%) Oozie
5 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.82%) logstash
5 2 (0.82%) Salt
5 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.82%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.82%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.82%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (15.92%) Oracle
2 34 (13.88%) Zend
3 15 (6.12%) VMware
4 12 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.67%) IBM
6 9 (3.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.27%) New Relic
8 7 (2.86%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.04%) Adobe
9 5 (2.04%) Sybase
10 4 (1.63%) HP
10 4 (1.63%) Cisco
10 4 (1.63%) Citrix
11 3 (1.22%) EMC
11 3 (1.22%) NetApp
11 3 (1.22%) Symantec
11 3 (1.22%) Sophos
12 2 (0.82%) Radianz
12 2 (0.82%) Remedy
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago