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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 94 98 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +28
Contract jobs citing MySQL 110 111 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 1.91% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.82% 8.28% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 83
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £44.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +26.50%
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
1407 1340 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.18% 23.05% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 993 1255
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.91 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £51.49 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 118 (51.30%) PHP
2 100 (43.48%) HTML
3 98 (42.61%) Linux
4 87 (37.83%) CSS
5 84 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (35.65%) JavaScript
7 73 (31.74%) SQL
8 59 (25.65%) Java
9 52 (22.61%) jQuery
10 51 (22.17%) Git (software)
11 49 (21.30%) Subversion
12 44 (19.13%) Apache
13 42 (18.26%) Web Services
14 41 (17.83%) SQL Server
14 41 (17.83%) DevOps
15 40 (17.39%) Relational Database
15 40 (17.39%) Scrum
16 38 (16.52%) Finance
16 38 (16.52%) Oracle
17 36 (15.65%) HTML5
18 34 (14.78%) MongoDB
19 33 (14.35%) Python
19 33 (14.35%) OO
19 33 (14.35%) TDD
20 32 (13.91%) Puppet
20 32 (13.91%) Open Source
21 31 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (13.04%) Jenkins
23 29 (12.61%) CSS3
24 28 (12.17%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (19.13%) Apache
2 19 (8.26%) Drupal
3 18 (7.83%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.52%) CMS
5 14 (6.09%) WordPress
6 11 (4.78%) nginx
7 8 (3.48%) JBoss
8 6 (2.61%) ColdFusion
8 6 (2.61%) Joomla!
9 5 (2.17%) Node.js
9 5 (2.17%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.74%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.74%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.30%) IIS
11 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.30%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.87%) Moodle
12 2 (0.87%) Confluence
12 2 (0.87%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.43%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.35%) GitHub
4 9 (3.91%) SaaS
4 9 (3.91%) PaaS
5 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.87%) Boomi
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.78%) LDAP
2 11 (4.78%) HTTP
2 11 (4.78%) DNS
2 11 (4.78%) SSL
3 9 (3.91%) Firewall
4 7 (3.04%) DHCP
5 6 (2.61%) Internet
5 6 (2.61%) VPN
6 3 (1.30%) IPsec
6 3 (1.30%) FTP
7 2 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.87%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.43%) NAS
8 1 (0.43%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 40 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 34 (14.78%) MongoDB
4 27 (11.74%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (8.26%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.65%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.04%) Big Data
8 5 (2.17%) Redis
8 5 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.17%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.74%) HBase
10 3 (1.30%) SQLite
10 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.30%) DB2
10 3 (1.30%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.30%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (22.17%) Git (software)
2 49 (21.30%) Subversion
3 30 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 21 (9.13%) Mercurial
5 12 (5.22%) Redmine
6 11 (4.78%) FogBugz
6 11 (4.78%) Trac
6 11 (4.78%) JIRA
6 11 (4.78%) Maven
7 7 (3.04%) Selenium
8 6 (2.61%) JUnit
9 5 (2.17%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.74%) Mockito
10 4 (1.74%) Ant
10 4 (1.74%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.74%) JMeter
11 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.30%) Hudson
11 3 (1.30%) Grunt
General
1 38 (16.52%) Finance
2 8 (3.48%) Banking
3 5 (2.17%) Publishing
3 5 (2.17%) Legal
3 5 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.30%) Marketing
4 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (0.87%) Games
5 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (61.30%) Developer
2 52 (22.61%) PHP Developer
3 22 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (8.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 17 (7.39%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.39%) Architect
6 14 (6.09%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.65%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.78%) Drupal Developer
9 8 (3.48%) Analyst
10 7 (3.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.61%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.61%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.61%) ColdFusion Developer
12 5 (2.17%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.17%) Administrator
13 4 (1.74%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (1.74%) Senior PHP Developer
13 4 (1.74%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (43.48%) HTML
2 87 (37.83%) CSS
3 52 (22.61%) jQuery
4 42 (18.26%) Web Services
5 36 (15.65%) HTML5
6 29 (12.61%) CSS3
7 26 (11.30%) XML
7 26 (11.30%) LAMP
8 21 (9.13%) Symfony
9 18 (7.83%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.39%) Ajax
11 16 (6.96%) REST
12 14 (6.09%) SOAP
13 13 (5.65%) Laravel
13 13 (5.65%) JSON
14 12 (5.22%) Spring
15 11 (4.78%) CodeIgniter
15 11 (4.78%) JSP
15 11 (4.78%) J2EE
16 10 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.91%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.61%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.17%) User Experience
6 4 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.87%) Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.87%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 98 (42.61%) Linux
2 28 (12.17%) UNIX
3 20 (8.70%) Windows
4 11 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.91%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.48%) CentOS
7 5 (2.17%) AIX
8 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.30%) Debian
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.83%) DevOps
3 40 (17.39%) Scrum
4 33 (14.35%) TDD
4 33 (14.35%) OO
5 32 (13.91%) Open Source
6 31 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (12.17%) MVC
8 22 (9.57%) Project Management
9 21 (9.13%) Configuration Management
9 21 (9.13%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.52%) Kanban
10 15 (6.52%) SDLC
11 14 (6.09%) OO PHP
12 10 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.35%) Automated Testing
12 10 (4.35%) Web Development
13 9 (3.91%) Coaching
13 9 (3.91%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 118 (51.30%) PHP
2 82 (35.65%) JavaScript
3 73 (31.74%) SQL
4 59 (25.65%) Java
5 33 (14.35%) Python
6 25 (10.87%) Ruby
7 17 (7.39%) PHP5
8 16 (6.96%) Perl
9 15 (6.52%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.22%) Scala
10 12 (5.22%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.78%) PowerShell
12 10 (4.35%) C#
13 7 (3.04%) Go
14 6 (2.61%) Groovy
14 6 (2.61%) VBScript
15 5 (2.17%) BeanShell
16 4 (1.74%) C
16 4 (1.74%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (5.65%) Degree
1 13 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.87%) MCSE
3 2 (0.87%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.43%) MCTS
4 1 (0.43%) MCITP
4 1 (0.43%) CCNP
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) CISSP
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.43%) RHCE
4 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.48%) Docker
2 5 (2.17%) Varnish
3 4 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.87%) XenServer
5 2 (0.87%) vCloud
5 2 (0.87%) HDFS
5 2 (0.87%) iptables
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.43%) Postfix
6 1 (0.43%) Samba
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (13.91%) Puppet
2 21 (9.13%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.52%) Ansible
4 11 (4.78%) Salt
5 7 (3.04%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.17%) Nagios
7 4 (1.74%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.30%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.87%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.87%) SCOM
9 2 (0.87%) Kibana
9 2 (0.87%) Graphite
9 2 (0.87%) logstash
9 2 (0.87%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.87%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.43%) Mesos
10 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (16.52%) Oracle
2 19 (8.26%) Zend
3 18 (7.83%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (5.22%) VMware
5 12 (5.22%) Sybase
6 9 (3.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.48%) Splunk
8 7 (3.04%) HP
9 5 (2.17%) Sun
10 4 (1.74%) Teradata
10 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.30%) Google
11 3 (1.30%) Akamai
11 3 (1.30%) Dell
11 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.30%) New Relic
11 3 (1.30%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.87%) IBM
12 2 (0.87%) Informatica
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