The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 76 69 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing MySQL 575 658 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.57% 2.73% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.03% 12.03% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 505 322
Average daily rate
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£398 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.59% +80.00%
MySQL
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5214 5469 4777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.32% 22.65% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 3843 3347
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 28
Average hourly rate £27.32 £31.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% +33.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £22.40 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £73.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in London

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the London region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in London

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in London

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the London region.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in London

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 124 £375 +2.73% 101
Croydon -1 3 £425 +41.66% 5
Brentford -7 2 £310 -20.00% 1
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Hounslow - 2 £398 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £335 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £600 +60.00% 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Bermondsey - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 433 (41.28%) HTML
2 426 (40.61%) PHP
3 423 (40.32%) Linux
4 397 (37.85%) JavaScript
5 386 (36.80%) CSS
6 327 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
7 284 (27.07%) Java
8 280 (26.69%) SQL
9 252 (24.02%) MongoDB
10 217 (20.69%) Puppet
11 216 (20.59%) DevOps
12 207 (19.73%) Ruby
13 202 (19.26%) Oracle
13 202 (19.26%) jQuery
13 202 (19.26%) Git (software)
14 197 (18.78%) Web Services
15 196 (18.68%) HTML5
16 179 (17.06%) Apache
17 177 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
18 173 (16.49%) Python
19 153 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
20 152 (14.49%) OO
21 150 (14.30%) PostgreSQL
22 148 (14.11%) UNIX
23 147 (14.01%) SQL Server
24 145 (13.82%) NoSQL
25 141 (13.44%) Jenkins
26 139 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
26 139 (13.25%) TDD
27 137 (13.06%) Scrum

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 179 (17.06%) Apache
2 103 (9.82%) Tomcat
3 89 (8.48%) nginx
4 82 (7.82%) Drupal
5 59 (5.62%) CMS
6 46 (4.39%) Node.js
6 46 (4.39%) WordPress
7 42 (4.00%) JBoss
8 40 (3.81%) OpenStack
9 33 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (2.19%) WebLogic
11 19 (1.81%) IIS
12 16 (1.53%) Apache Solr
12 16 (1.53%) Confluence
13 15 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 13 (1.24%) SharePoint
15 12 (1.14%) Joomla!
15 12 (1.14%) Jetty
16 11 (1.05%) GlassFish
Applications
1 47 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.33%) MS Office
3 13 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.095%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 44 (4.19%) Magento
2 6 (0.57%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.19%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.095%) RMDS
5 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.095%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 177 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.05%) GitHub
3 29 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (2.67%) PaaS
5 27 (2.57%) Heroku
6 20 (1.91%) Amazon S3
7 17 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (1.43%) Engine Yard
9 14 (1.33%) SaaS
9 14 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.38%) IaaS
12 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.19%) Joyent
14 1 (0.095%) Route 53
14 1 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.095%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 93 (8.87%) TCP/IP
2 77 (7.34%) HTTP
3 63 (6.01%) DNS
3 63 (6.01%) SSL
4 56 (5.34%) Firewall
5 44 (4.19%) Internet
6 28 (2.67%) DHCP
7 27 (2.57%) FTP
7 27 (2.57%) IPsec
8 25 (2.38%) VPN
9 21 (2.00%) VLAN
10 19 (1.81%) Reverse Proxy
11 11 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.95%) LDAP
13 8 (0.76%) LAN
13 8 (0.76%) SAN
13 8 (0.76%) Intranet
13 8 (0.76%) Network Security
14 7 (0.67%) DMZ
14 7 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (24.02%) MongoDB
2 150 (14.30%) PostgreSQL
3 147 (14.01%) SQL Server
4 145 (13.82%) NoSQL
5 118 (11.25%) Relational Database
6 77 (7.34%) RDBMS
7 68 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (5.62%) Redis
9 43 (4.10%) Oracle Database
10 42 (4.00%) Big Data
11 36 (3.43%) Hadoop
12 21 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.62%) FileMaker
14 16 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.53%) OLTP
15 15 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.33%) CouchDB
16 14 (1.33%) Apache Hive
16 14 (1.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 202 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 141 (13.44%) Jenkins
3 130 (12.39%) Subversion
4 52 (4.96%) Maven
5 34 (3.24%) JIRA
6 29 (2.76%) Ant
7 24 (2.29%) Eclipse
8 23 (2.19%) Mercurial
8 23 (2.19%) RSpec
8 23 (2.19%) Cucumber
9 21 (2.00%) Hudson
9 21 (2.00%) JUnit
10 20 (1.91%) Selenium
11 19 (1.81%) Gradle
12 13 (1.24%) PHPUnit
12 13 (1.24%) JMeter
13 11 (1.05%) Gerrit
13 11 (1.05%) SoapUI
14 10 (0.95%) Artifactory
14 10 (0.95%) Grunt
General
1 54 (5.15%) Finance
2 44 (4.19%) Marketing
3 38 (3.62%) Advertising
4 33 (3.15%) Retail
5 25 (2.38%) Games
6 22 (2.10%) Banking
7 13 (1.24%) Publishing
8 11 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.57%) Legal
10 5 (0.48%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.29%) Local Government
13 2 (0.19%) Front Office
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
14 1 (0.095%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.095%) Electronics
14 1 (0.095%) Billing
14 1 (0.095%) Military
Job Titles
1 592 (56.43%) Developer
2 131 (12.49%) PHP Developer
3 94 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 87 (8.29%) Java Developer
5 59 (5.62%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.43%) Web Developer
6 57 (5.43%) Architect
7 53 (5.05%) Drupal Developer
8 49 (4.67%) DBA
9 41 (3.91%) Magento Developer
10 30 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 27 (2.57%) Analyst
11 27 (2.57%) Administrator
11 27 (2.57%) Linux Engineer
12 25 (2.38%) MySQL DBA
12 25 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
13 24 (2.29%) Consultant
14 23 (2.19%) Technical Architect
15 22 (2.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (41.28%) HTML
2 386 (36.80%) CSS
3 202 (19.26%) jQuery
4 197 (18.78%) Web Services
5 196 (18.68%) HTML5
6 133 (12.68%) CSS3
7 126 (12.01%) LAMP
8 121 (11.53%) Ajax
9 83 (7.91%) REST
10 80 (7.63%) XML
11 76 (7.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 71 (6.77%) JSON
13 70 (6.67%) AngularJS
14 68 (6.48%) JSP
15 67 (6.39%) RESTful
16 66 (6.29%) Spring
17 59 (5.62%) Symfony
17 59 (5.62%) .NET
18 57 (5.43%) J2EE
19 52 (4.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.53%) Open Source
2 44 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 43 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.62%) Clustering
5 30 (2.86%) User Experience
6 24 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.00%) Digital Media
7 21 (2.00%) Device Driver
8 19 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.62%) W3C
9 17 (1.62%) Replication
10 16 (1.53%) Online Games
11 9 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 9 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.86%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.76%) Social Media
12 8 (0.76%) STB
13 7 (0.67%) E-Learning
14 6 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 423 (40.32%) Linux
2 148 (14.11%) UNIX
3 124 (11.82%) Windows
4 90 (8.58%) CentOS
5 86 (8.20%) Ubuntu
6 53 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (2.38%) Android
7 25 (2.38%) Debian
8 17 (1.62%) Mac OS X
9 16 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
12 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.05%) Solaris
13 9 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.67%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.57%) Fedora
16 5 (0.48%) HPUX
16 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.38%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (20.59%) DevOps
3 153 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (14.49%) OO
5 139 (13.25%) TDD
6 137 (13.06%) Scrum
7 109 (10.39%) MVC
8 97 (9.25%) Configuration Management
9 96 (9.15%) E-Commerce
10 72 (6.86%) Web Development
11 60 (5.72%) OOP
12 57 (5.43%) BDD
13 53 (5.05%) Load Balancing
14 44 (4.19%) OO PHP
14 44 (4.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 40 (3.81%) Kanban
16 38 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
17 37 (3.53%) Release Management
17 37 (3.53%) Software Engineering
17 37 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 426 (40.61%) PHP
2 397 (37.85%) JavaScript
3 284 (27.07%) Java
4 280 (26.69%) SQL
5 207 (19.73%) Ruby
6 173 (16.49%) Python
7 130 (12.39%) Perl
8 112 (10.68%) Bash Shell
9 65 (6.20%) Shell Script
10 54 (5.15%) C#
11 49 (4.67%) PHP5
12 46 (4.39%) Scala
13 35 (3.34%) C++
14 19 (1.81%) Korn
15 17 (1.62%) Groovy
16 16 (1.53%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.33%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.33%) C
18 13 (1.24%) Clojure
19 12 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (7.15%) Security Cleared
2 49 (4.67%) Degree
3 43 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.67%) CCNP
7 5 (0.48%) CCNA
8 4 (0.38%) MCSE
8 4 (0.38%) PhD
8 4 (0.38%) CCIE
8 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.38%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.29%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.29%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.29%) ISEB
10 2 (0.19%) CIPD
10 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.91%) QA
2 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (3.43%) Docker
2 34 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.67%) Varnish
4 20 (1.91%) Active Directory
5 18 (1.72%) vCloud
6 11 (1.05%) Xen
6 11 (1.05%) Postfix
7 8 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.76%) NFS
8 7 (0.67%) Samba
8 7 (0.67%) HDFS
8 7 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.57%) Sendmail
9 6 (0.57%) XenServer
10 5 (0.48%) iptables
11 4 (0.38%) KVM
11 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.38%) XenApp
12 3 (0.29%) Squid
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 217 (20.69%) Puppet
2 139 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (7.15%) Nagios
4 61 (5.82%) Ansible
5 49 (4.67%) Salt
6 33 (3.15%) HAProxy
7 32 (3.05%) ZABBIX
8 29 (2.76%) Cobbler
9 22 (2.10%) Vagrant
9 22 (2.10%) Cacti
10 17 (1.62%) logstash
11 14 (1.33%) Kibana
11 14 (1.33%) collectd
12 9 (0.86%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.67%) Zenoss
14 6 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 4 (0.38%) Munin
15 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.38%) SCOM
15 4 (0.38%) Graphite
Vendors
1 202 (19.26%) Oracle
2 122 (11.63%) Red Hat
3 80 (7.63%) VMware
4 68 (6.48%) Microsoft
5 56 (5.34%) Zend
6 35 (3.34%) Rackspace
7 26 (2.48%) Google
7 26 (2.48%) Percona
8 22 (2.10%) Apple
9 21 (2.00%) HP
10 15 (1.43%) IBM
11 14 (1.33%) Adobe
12 13 (1.24%) Cisco
12 13 (1.24%) Splunk
13 12 (1.14%) Akamai
13 12 (1.14%) Jaspersoft
14 11 (1.05%) hybris
15 10 (0.95%) Talend
15 10 (0.95%) New Relic
15 10 (0.95%) CA
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: £550 - £590 per day + Exciting Opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eurostar International Ltd.
Rate: Competative
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago