The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 95 117 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -31
Contract jobs citing MySQL 104 110 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.55% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.06% 6.86% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 116
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +66.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1290 1603 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.39% 22.62% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1174 1190
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.00 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £52.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
MySQL
London

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 1 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 1 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.

1 125 (51.02%) PHP
2 83 (33.88%) JavaScript
3 81 (33.06%) HTML
4 79 (32.24%) CSS
5 75 (30.61%) SQL
6 74 (30.20%) Java
7 73 (29.80%) Linux
8 59 (24.08%) TDD
9 58 (23.67%) OO
10 51 (20.82%) SQL Server
11 50 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (19.59%) MVC
13 44 (17.96%) Oracle
14 43 (17.55%) Web Services
14 43 (17.55%) Git (software)
14 43 (17.55%) HTML5
15 41 (16.73%) UNIX
15 41 (16.73%) Subversion
16 40 (16.33%) Apache
16 40 (16.33%) jQuery
17 35 (14.29%) CSS3
18 33 (13.47%) Zend
18 33 (13.47%) LAMP
19 32 (13.06%) Python
19 32 (13.06%) Symfony
19 32 (13.06%) NoSQL
20 31 (12.65%) PHP5
21 30 (12.24%) Scrum
22 29 (11.84%) Finance
22 29 (11.84%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (16.33%) Apache
2 28 (11.43%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.53%) Drupal
4 15 (6.12%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.71%) WordPress
5 14 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 12 (4.90%) Moodle
7 11 (4.49%) CMS
7 11 (4.49%) IIS
8 9 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.45%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.04%) Apache Pig
10 5 (2.04%) nginx
11 4 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (1.22%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.22%) Node.js
12 3 (1.22%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.22%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) MS Office
1 4 (1.63%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.82%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.22%) SaaS
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.82%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.82%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.41%) Heroku
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) HTTP
2 7 (2.86%) SSL
2 7 (2.86%) SSH
3 6 (2.45%) LDAP
3 6 (2.45%) DNS
4 5 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.63%) VoIP
6 3 (1.22%) Firewall
6 3 (1.22%) FTP
6 3 (1.22%) Internet
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.82%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.82%) X.509
8 1 (0.41%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.41%) BGP
8 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.06%) NoSQL
3 26 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 26 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.53%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.71%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.86%) Big Data
10 6 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.04%) Redis
11 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.63%) SQLite
12 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.22%) DB2
13 3 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 41 (16.73%) Subversion
3 17 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.94%) JIRA
4 16 (6.53%) Maven
4 16 (6.53%) Mercurial
5 13 (5.31%) Ant
6 12 (4.90%) Gerrit
6 12 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.49%) Selenium
8 10 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.08%) AnthillPro
9 9 (3.67%) JUnit
9 9 (3.67%) PHPUnit
10 6 (2.45%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.45%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.04%) Redmine
11 5 (2.04%) LoadUI
11 5 (2.04%) FogBugz
General
1 29 (11.84%) Finance
2 10 (4.08%) Marketing
3 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.45%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.63%) Games
6 3 (1.22%) Advertising
6 3 (1.22%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Front Office
7 2 (0.82%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (63.27%) Developer
2 63 (25.71%) PHP Developer
3 25 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 15 (6.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 14 (5.71%) Analyst
5 14 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 12 (4.90%) DBA
7 10 (4.08%) Drupal Developer
7 10 (4.08%) Architect
8 9 (3.67%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.67%) Deployment Manager
9 8 (3.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 8 (3.27%) Moodle Developer
10 7 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.86%) Lead Developer
10 7 (2.86%) Software Engineer
10 7 (2.86%) Tester
10 7 (2.86%) MySQL DBA
11 6 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (33.06%) HTML
2 79 (32.24%) CSS
3 43 (17.55%) Web Services
3 43 (17.55%) HTML5
4 40 (16.33%) jQuery
5 35 (14.29%) CSS3
6 33 (13.47%) LAMP
7 32 (13.06%) Symfony
8 29 (11.84%) XML
9 27 (11.02%) SOAP
9 27 (11.02%) .NET
10 26 (10.61%) Spring
11 25 (10.20%) Hibernate
12 24 (9.80%) Ajax
12 24 (9.80%) REST
13 22 (8.98%) RESTful
14 21 (8.57%) JSON
15 19 (7.76%) J2EE
16 11 (4.49%) XHTML
16 11 (4.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.16%) Open Source
2 15 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.90%) E-Learning
4 9 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.27%) VLE
5 8 (3.27%) Replication
6 7 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.04%) Social Media
8 4 (1.63%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.22%) Clustering
9 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.22%) W3C
9 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.82%) Blog
10 2 (0.82%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.82%) Animation
10 2 (0.82%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (29.80%) Linux
2 41 (16.73%) UNIX
3 13 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.90%) Windows
5 11 (4.49%) Debian
6 7 (2.86%) CentOS
7 6 (2.45%) Android
7 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.22%) SUSE
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.82%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.41%) OpenSolaris
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.08%) TDD
2 58 (23.67%) OO
3 50 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (19.59%) MVC
5 30 (12.24%) Scrum
6 24 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (8.98%) OO PHP
8 20 (8.16%) BDD
8 20 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 19 (7.76%) ETL
10 18 (7.35%) SOA
10 18 (7.35%) Migration
10 18 (7.35%) DevOps
11 15 (6.12%) OOP
11 15 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (5.31%) Web Development
13 12 (4.90%) Project Management
14 11 (4.49%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.08%) Software Engineering
15 10 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 125 (51.02%) PHP
2 83 (33.88%) JavaScript
3 75 (30.61%) SQL
4 74 (30.20%) Java
5 32 (13.06%) Python
6 31 (12.65%) PHP5
7 24 (9.80%) Perl
8 22 (8.98%) Bash Shell
9 19 (7.76%) Ruby
10 18 (7.35%) PL/SQL
11 13 (5.31%) C#
12 12 (4.90%) Shell Script
13 11 (4.49%) Scala
14 10 (4.08%) Groovy
15 8 (3.27%) Clojure
15 8 (3.27%) C++
16 5 (2.04%) C
17 4 (1.63%) sed
18 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
18 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.76%) Degree
2 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.41%) GISP
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) CCNA
5 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.90%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (4.08%) vCloud
2 5 (2.04%) Varnish
3 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) Squid
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.82%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.82%) KVM
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.41%) HDFS
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
6 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.41%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.41%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) qmail
6 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (9.39%) Puppet
2 7 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.22%) Oozie
3 3 (1.22%) Salt
3 3 (1.22%) Nagios
4 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.82%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.41%) Cacti
5 1 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (17.96%) Oracle
2 33 (13.47%) Zend
3 15 (6.12%) VMware
4 12 (4.90%) JBoss
4 12 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.67%) Adobe
6 8 (3.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.86%) Cisco
8 6 (2.45%) Sybase
9 5 (2.04%) IBM
10 4 (1.63%) Tableau
10 4 (1.63%) Twitter
11 3 (1.22%) Percona
11 3 (1.22%) Facebook
11 3 (1.22%) Splunk
11 3 (1.22%) New Relic
11 3 (1.22%) Informatica
11 3 (1.22%) Cerillion
11 3 (1.22%) StreamServe
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago