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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 74 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 645 622 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.82% 2.71% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.14% 11.97% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 466 434
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £296
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £187.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +100.00%
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
5311 5195 5171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.21% 22.67% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3585 3499
Average daily rate £450 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +6 131 £400 +3.22% 99
Croydon -14 8 £431 +43.75%
Hammersmith -3 5 - -
Ealing - 4 £405 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £300 - 1
Twickenham - 3 £375 - 2
Bromley - 2 £425 - 2
Isleworth - 2 £375 - 1
Hounslow - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 495 (41.15%) Linux
2 488 (40.57%) PHP
3 473 (39.32%) HTML
4 447 (37.16%) JavaScript
5 433 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
6 423 (35.16%) CSS
7 374 (31.09%) Java
8 351 (29.18%) SQL
9 259 (21.53%) Git (software)
10 256 (21.28%) DevOps
11 244 (20.28%) MongoDB
12 231 (19.20%) Web Services
13 227 (18.87%) Scrum
14 226 (18.79%) Puppet
15 210 (17.46%) Ruby
16 209 (17.37%) Oracle
16 209 (17.37%) jQuery
17 200 (16.63%) Python
18 196 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
19 192 (15.96%) HTML5
20 190 (15.79%) SQL Server
21 189 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
22 187 (15.54%) TDD
23 181 (15.05%) Apache
24 177 (14.71%) OO
25 174 (14.46%) Jenkins
26 173 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
27 167 (13.88%) UNIX
28 157 (13.05%) MVC
29 156 (12.97%) Open Source

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 181 (15.05%) Apache
2 120 (9.98%) Tomcat
3 85 (7.07%) Drupal
4 68 (5.65%) nginx
5 67 (5.57%) JBoss
6 54 (4.49%) WordPress
7 52 (4.32%) Node.js
8 41 (3.41%) CMS
9 35 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (2.16%) Confluence
11 25 (2.08%) Mule ESB
12 23 (1.91%) OpenStack
13 22 (1.83%) IIS
14 21 (1.75%) WebLogic
15 17 (1.41%) SharePoint
16 15 (1.25%) WebSphere
16 15 (1.25%) Apache Solr
16 15 (1.25%) Jetty
17 11 (0.91%) Mule
18 8 (0.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 52 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.16%) MS Office
3 9 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.083%) MS Project
7 1 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (3.66%) Magento
2 7 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.17%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.083%) Agresso
5 1 (0.083%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.083%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.083%) Shopify
5 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 173 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.08%) GitHub
3 25 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.91%) PaaS
5 20 (1.66%) SaaS
6 19 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.16%) Heroku
9 11 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 4 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.33%) Engine Yard
13 2 (0.17%) IaaS
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.82%) HTTP
2 76 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 69 (5.74%) DNS
4 64 (5.32%) SSL
4 64 (5.32%) Internet
5 59 (4.90%) Firewall
6 46 (3.82%) VPN
7 37 (3.08%) DHCP
8 36 (2.99%) LDAP
9 29 (2.41%) IPsec
10 28 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
11 26 (2.16%) FTP
12 15 (1.25%) SAN
13 12 (1.00%) Intranet
13 12 (1.00%) VLAN
14 11 (0.91%) Network Security
14 11 (0.91%) DMZ
15 8 (0.67%) BGP
16 6 (0.50%) LAN
16 6 (0.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (20.28%) MongoDB
2 190 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 189 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
4 145 (12.05%) Relational Database
5 138 (11.47%) NoSQL
6 84 (6.98%) Redis
7 73 (6.07%) RDBMS
8 45 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (3.57%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.33%) Big Data
11 23 (1.91%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.91%) OLTP
12 22 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.50%) DB2
14 12 (1.00%) FileMaker
14 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.00%) MariaDB
15 9 (0.75%) CouchDB
15 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 259 (21.53%) Git (software)
2 174 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 120 (9.98%) Subversion
4 65 (5.40%) Maven
5 63 (5.24%) JIRA
6 43 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 37 (3.08%) Selenium
8 33 (2.74%) JUnit
9 31 (2.58%) Gerrit
10 30 (2.49%) Cucumber
11 29 (2.41%) Ant
12 25 (2.08%) Gradle
12 25 (2.08%) Artifactory
13 24 (2.00%) SonarQube
14 23 (1.91%) Eclipse
14 23 (1.91%) JMeter
14 23 (1.91%) RSpec
15 17 (1.41%) Hudson
16 15 (1.25%) TeamCity
17 14 (1.16%) Behat
General
1 88 (7.32%) Finance
2 42 (3.49%) Retail
3 40 (3.33%) Marketing
4 31 (2.58%) Banking
5 25 (2.08%) Advertising
6 24 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.83%) Games
8 14 (1.16%) Publishing
9 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.83%) Legal
11 8 (0.67%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.17%) Electronics
12 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.17%) Local Government
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.083%) Billing
13 1 (0.083%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.083%) German Language
13 1 (0.083%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 663 (55.11%) Developer
2 166 (13.80%) PHP Developer
3 120 (9.98%) Java Developer
4 112 (9.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (7.40%) Architect
6 61 (5.07%) Senior Developer
7 55 (4.57%) Web Developer
8 53 (4.41%) Drupal Developer
9 43 (3.57%) DBA
10 36 (2.99%) Magento Developer
11 34 (2.83%) Administrator
12 31 (2.58%) Analyst
13 28 (2.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 27 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (2.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 26 (2.16%) Consultant
16 24 (2.00%) Software Engineer
16 24 (2.00%) C++ Developer
16 24 (2.00%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (2.00%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (39.32%) HTML
2 423 (35.16%) CSS
3 231 (19.20%) Web Services
4 209 (17.37%) jQuery
5 192 (15.96%) HTML5
6 148 (12.30%) LAMP
7 123 (10.22%) CSS3
8 108 (8.98%) Ajax
9 103 (8.56%) Spring
10 100 (8.31%) REST
11 99 (8.23%) XML
12 91 (7.56%) J2EE
13 85 (7.07%) Symfony
14 84 (6.98%) JSON
15 80 (6.65%) RESTful
16 76 (6.32%) Ruby on Rails
16 76 (6.32%) .NET
17 72 (5.99%) AngularJS
18 70 (5.82%) Hibernate
19 65 (5.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.99%) Computer Science
1 60 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 29 (2.41%) Digital Media
4 27 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.00%) User Experience
6 23 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 21 (1.75%) Clustering
8 17 (1.41%) Replication
8 17 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.16%) STB
10 13 (1.08%) W3C
11 12 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.75%) Social Media
12 9 (0.75%) Device Driver
12 9 (0.75%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.75%) Online Games
13 7 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 495 (41.15%) Linux
2 167 (13.88%) UNIX
3 126 (10.47%) Windows
4 81 (6.73%) Ubuntu
5 79 (6.57%) CentOS
6 60 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.33%) Android
8 24 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.00%) Debian
10 12 (1.00%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.91%) Mac OS X Server
11 11 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.83%) Solaris
13 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.58%) HPUX
14 7 (0.58%) Fedora
15 6 (0.50%) AIX
15 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (21.28%) DevOps
3 227 (18.87%) Scrum
4 196 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
5 187 (15.54%) TDD
6 177 (14.71%) OO
7 157 (13.05%) MVC
8 156 (12.97%) Open Source
9 125 (10.39%) E-Commerce
10 111 (9.23%) Configuration Management
11 88 (7.32%) Web Development
12 69 (5.74%) SDLC
13 68 (5.65%) BDD
14 64 (5.32%) OO PHP
15 62 (5.15%) OOP
16 60 (4.99%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (4.57%) Software Engineering
18 51 (4.24%) SOA
19 41 (3.41%) Unit Testing
19 41 (3.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 488 (40.57%) PHP
2 447 (37.16%) JavaScript
3 374 (31.09%) Java
4 351 (29.18%) SQL
5 210 (17.46%) Ruby
6 200 (16.63%) Python
7 123 (10.22%) Perl
8 98 (8.15%) Bash Shell
9 69 (5.74%) PHP5
10 65 (5.40%) C#
11 48 (3.99%) Scala
12 47 (3.91%) Shell Script
13 43 (3.57%) C++
14 29 (2.41%) Clojure
15 22 (1.83%) Groovy
16 21 (1.75%) Go
17 19 (1.58%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.33%) PL/SQL
19 15 (1.25%) T-SQL
20 14 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (7.23%) Degree
2 84 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 51 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.83%) ISEB
6 8 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.50%) CCNP
8 6 (0.50%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.42%) CCNA
10 4 (0.33%) PhD
10 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.25%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.25%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.25%) MCSE
12 2 (0.17%) CISSP
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.17%) CCIE
13 1 (0.083%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.16%) QA
2 14 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (4.74%) Docker
2 49 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.74%) Varnish
4 27 (2.24%) vCloud
5 23 (1.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.75%) XenServer
7 8 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.58%) HDFS
8 7 (0.58%) KVM
9 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.42%) NFS
10 5 (0.42%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.33%) Squid
11 4 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.33%) iptables
12 3 (0.25%) vSphere
12 3 (0.25%) Xen
12 3 (0.25%) Samba
12 3 (0.25%) Postfix
12 3 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 226 (18.79%) Puppet
2 142 (11.80%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (6.40%) Ansible
4 66 (5.49%) Nagios
5 54 (4.49%) Salt
6 40 (3.33%) ZABBIX
7 35 (2.91%) HAProxy
7 35 (2.91%) Vagrant
8 32 (2.66%) logstash
9 26 (2.16%) Kibana
10 23 (1.91%) Rundeck
11 20 (1.66%) Cacti
12 15 (1.25%) Zenoss
13 14 (1.16%) Capistrano
14 13 (1.08%) Cobbler
15 10 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.50%) Graphite
17 5 (0.42%) SCOM
17 5 (0.42%) collectd
17 5 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 209 (17.37%) Oracle
2 108 (8.98%) Red Hat
3 89 (7.40%) VMware
4 78 (6.48%) Zend
5 72 (5.99%) Microsoft
6 35 (2.91%) HP
7 31 (2.58%) Google
8 29 (2.41%) Splunk
9 18 (1.50%) Percona
10 15 (1.25%) Cisco
10 15 (1.25%) Sybase
10 15 (1.25%) Apple
11 14 (1.16%) New Relic
12 13 (1.08%) Rackspace
12 13 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.00%) IBM
13 12 (1.00%) Akamai
14 11 (0.91%) hybris
14 11 (0.91%) SAP
14 11 (0.91%) Sun
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum (direct contract with Client)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago