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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 92 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 110 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.17% 1.79% 1.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.37% 7.41% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 74 76
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
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
1174 1430 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.12% 24.18% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1061 1063
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 121 (49.79%) PHP
2 101 (41.56%) HTML
3 95 (39.09%) Linux
4 92 (37.86%) JavaScript
5 90 (37.04%) CSS
6 67 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (24.28%) SQL
8 52 (21.40%) OO
9 50 (20.58%) jQuery
10 48 (19.75%) Java
11 45 (18.52%) UNIX
12 43 (17.70%) Apache
13 40 (16.46%) Puppet
14 39 (16.05%) MongoDB
15 38 (15.64%) HTML5
15 38 (15.64%) NoSQL
16 37 (15.23%) Git (software)
16 37 (15.23%) Oracle
16 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
17 34 (13.99%) TDD
17 34 (13.99%) LAMP
18 33 (13.58%) MVC
19 32 (13.17%) DevOps
20 31 (12.76%) Web Services
20 31 (12.76%) Open Source
21 29 (11.93%) CSS3
21 29 (11.93%) Python
22 28 (11.52%) Windows
23 26 (10.70%) Opscode Chef
23 26 (10.70%) OO PHP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (17.70%) Apache
2 21 (8.64%) CMS
3 19 (7.82%) Drupal
3 19 (7.82%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.53%) IIS
5 9 (3.70%) WordPress
6 8 (3.29%) nginx
7 7 (2.88%) Moodle
7 7 (2.88%) Joomla!
7 7 (2.88%) JBoss
8 5 (2.06%) Node.js
8 5 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.23%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.23%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.82%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Magento
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.82%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.41%) Cordys
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Heroku
4 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.00%) DNS
2 9 (3.70%) SSL
3 8 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.29%) Internet
3 8 (3.29%) Firewall
4 7 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (2.47%) FTP
5 6 (2.47%) HTTP
5 6 (2.47%) VLAN
6 5 (2.06%) DHCP
6 5 (2.06%) LDAP
7 4 (1.65%) SAN
7 4 (1.65%) VPN
8 3 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.23%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.23%) IPsec
9 2 (0.82%) Intranet
9 2 (0.82%) SSH
9 2 (0.82%) MRTG
9 2 (0.82%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.05%) MongoDB
2 38 (15.64%) NoSQL
3 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
4 25 (10.29%) Relational Database
5 20 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.76%) Redis
7 10 (4.12%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.88%) Big Data
10 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.06%) QlikView
12 4 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.65%) DB2
12 4 (1.65%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.23%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 37 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.29%) Subversion
3 21 (8.64%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.53%) JIRA
5 7 (2.88%) Selenium
6 6 (2.47%) Maven
6 6 (2.47%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.06%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.06%) Toad
7 5 (2.06%) JUnit
8 3 (1.23%) Hudson
8 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.23%) Ant
8 3 (1.23%) Redmine
8 3 (1.23%) FogBugz
8 3 (1.23%) Trac
9 2 (0.82%) Grunt
9 2 (0.82%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.82%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.82%) ERwin
General
1 25 (10.29%) Finance
2 13 (5.35%) Marketing
3 8 (3.29%) Banking
4 7 (2.88%) Games
5 5 (2.06%) Back Office
5 5 (2.06%) Legal
5 5 (2.06%) Advertising
6 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Front Office
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 143 (58.85%) Developer
2 52 (21.40%) PHP Developer
3 23 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (8.64%) Web Developer
5 15 (6.17%) Analyst
6 14 (5.76%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.94%) Drupal Developer
8 11 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (4.53%) DBA
9 10 (4.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 8 (3.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 7 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (2.47%) SQL DBA
12 6 (2.47%) Moodle Developer
13 5 (2.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 5 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.06%) Report Analyst
13 5 (2.06%) Administrator
13 5 (2.06%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (41.56%) HTML
2 90 (37.04%) CSS
3 50 (20.58%) jQuery
4 38 (15.64%) HTML5
5 34 (13.99%) LAMP
6 31 (12.76%) Web Services
7 29 (11.93%) CSS3
8 25 (10.29%) XML
9 21 (8.64%) JSON
9 21 (8.64%) Symfony
10 19 (7.82%) REST
11 18 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 16 (6.58%) Spring
13 15 (6.17%) RESTful
13 15 (6.17%) XHTML
14 14 (5.76%) Ajax
15 13 (5.35%) SOAP
16 11 (4.53%) JSP
17 9 (3.70%) Backbone.js
17 9 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.76%) Open Source
2 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.88%) Clustering
5 7 (2.88%) E-Learning
5 7 (2.88%) Replication
6 6 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.06%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.06%) User Experience
8 4 (1.65%) W3C
8 4 (1.65%) VLE
9 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.23%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.23%) Social Network
9 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 95 (39.09%) Linux
2 45 (18.52%) UNIX
3 28 (11.52%) Windows
4 18 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (6.58%) Ubuntu
6 14 (5.76%) CentOS
7 12 (4.94%) Debian
8 11 (4.53%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.70%) Android
10 4 (1.65%) Solaris
11 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (0.82%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.41%) SUSE
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.40%) OO
3 34 (13.99%) TDD
4 33 (13.58%) MVC
5 32 (13.17%) DevOps
6 26 (10.70%) OO PHP
7 25 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 23 (9.47%) Scrum
9 22 (9.05%) ITIL
9 22 (9.05%) Web Development
10 21 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.17%) Configuration Management
13 14 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.35%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (4.53%) Project Management
15 11 (4.53%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (49.79%) PHP
2 92 (37.86%) JavaScript
3 59 (24.28%) SQL
4 48 (19.75%) Java
5 29 (11.93%) Python
6 25 (10.29%) Shell Script
7 24 (9.88%) Perl
8 21 (8.64%) Ruby
9 12 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.12%) PHP5
11 6 (2.47%) VBA
11 6 (2.47%) C++
11 6 (2.47%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.06%) Scala
13 4 (1.65%) C
13 4 (1.65%) C#
13 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.23%) XQuery
14 3 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (4.53%) Degree
2 9 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.88%) MCSE
4 5 (2.06%) RHCE
4 5 (2.06%) CCNA
5 4 (1.65%) CCIE
5 4 (1.65%) CCNP
5 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.23%) RHCT
6 3 (1.23%) MCITP
7 1 (0.41%) NCDA
7 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) COBIT
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.88%) NFS
3 5 (2.06%) XenApp
3 5 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.65%) KVM
5 3 (1.23%) Xen
5 3 (1.23%) Squid
5 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.82%) HDFS
6 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) Postfix
7 1 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.41%) Varnish
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (16.46%) Puppet
2 26 (10.70%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (7.82%) Nagios
4 10 (4.12%) Ansible
5 7 (2.88%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (1.65%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.65%) logstash
8 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.23%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.23%) Salt
8 3 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.82%) Opsview
9 2 (0.82%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.41%) Cacti
10 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (15.23%) Oracle
2 22 (9.05%) VMware
3 18 (7.41%) Zend
4 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.35%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.94%) HP
7 11 (4.53%) DigitalOcean
8 10 (4.12%) IBM
9 8 (3.29%) Rackspace
9 8 (3.29%) EMC
9 8 (3.29%) Adobe
10 5 (2.06%) Tableau
10 5 (2.06%) Google
10 5 (2.06%) Citrix
10 5 (2.06%) New Relic
11 4 (1.65%) NetApp
11 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.65%) Symantec
12 3 (1.23%) Twitter
12 3 (1.23%) Sophos
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
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TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago