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 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 67 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing MySQL 696 596 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.91% 2.38% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.74% 10.40% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 431 528
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.50 £30.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.28 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +55.55%
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
5463 5732 5431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.82% 22.85% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3689 3947 3599
Average daily rate £448 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 63
Average hourly rate £28.25 £26.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.61% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £59.16 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £30.75 £27.60
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +11.41%

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 3 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2014.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2014. 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 +29 106 £375 +4.89% 89
Kingston Upon Thames 0 5 £359 +19.58% 3
Hammersmith - 4 £425 - 1
Hounslow +2 1 - - 4
Croydon 0 1 £610 +62.66% 5
Uxbridge -5 1 - - 1
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Wimbledon - 1 £610 -
Harrow - 1 - - 4
Hayes - - - - 3
Enfield - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Bexley - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chislehurst - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 3
Twickenham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - - 1
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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.

1 662 (49.63%) PHP
2 561 (42.05%) HTML
3 512 (38.38%) CSS
4 509 (38.16%) JavaScript
5 469 (35.16%) Linux
6 342 (25.64%) Git (software)
7 325 (24.36%) Java
8 312 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
9 296 (22.19%) jQuery
10 295 (22.11%) Apache
11 277 (20.76%) SQL
12 270 (20.24%) OO
13 265 (19.87%) Web Services
14 264 (19.79%) TDD
15 261 (19.57%) MVC
16 247 (18.52%) HTML5
17 214 (16.04%) LAMP
18 204 (15.29%) UNIX
19 193 (14.47%) Oracle
20 189 (14.17%) Subversion
21 188 (14.09%) Python
22 180 (13.49%) XML
23 178 (13.34%) Scrum
24 173 (12.97%) CSS3
25 169 (12.67%) Zend
26 164 (12.29%) MongoDB
26 164 (12.29%) NoSQL
27 163 (12.22%) SQL Server
28 162 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
29 159 (11.92%) Ruby

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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
1 295 (22.11%) Apache
2 140 (10.49%) Tomcat
3 90 (6.75%) Drupal
4 56 (4.20%) WordPress
5 55 (4.12%) CMS
6 52 (3.90%) nginx
7 43 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (2.55%) IIS
9 33 (2.47%) Node.js
10 28 (2.10%) WebSphere
11 27 (2.02%) Confluence
12 22 (1.65%) Moodle
12 22 (1.65%) Apache Solr
13 18 (1.35%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.82%) Jetty
15 10 (0.75%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.75%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.67%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 7 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 20 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.52%) MS Office
4 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.075%) GIMP
7 1 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.075%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 50 (3.75%) Magento
2 8 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Summit
4 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.075%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 120 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (3.00%) Amazon S3
4 28 (2.10%) GitHub
5 20 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.67%) SaaS
8 7 (0.52%) ElastiCache
8 7 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.37%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.30%) Joyent
11 3 (0.22%) PaaS
11 3 (0.22%) Heroku
12 2 (0.15%) Route 53
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.075%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.80%) HTTP
2 55 (4.12%) DNS
3 37 (2.77%) Internet
4 32 (2.40%) SSH
5 31 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 29 (2.17%) Firewall
7 26 (1.95%) LDAP
7 26 (1.95%) SSL
8 22 (1.65%) SAN
9 18 (1.35%) VPN
10 14 (1.05%) VLAN
10 14 (1.05%) NAS
11 13 (0.97%) DHCP
11 13 (0.97%) SMTP
11 13 (0.97%) Intranet
12 10 (0.75%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.67%) iSCSI
14 8 (0.60%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.52%) FTP
15 7 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (12.29%) MongoDB
1 164 (12.29%) NoSQL
2 163 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 125 (9.37%) PostgreSQL
3 125 (9.37%) Relational Database
4 67 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 56 (4.20%) Redis
6 53 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (3.75%) Big Data
8 48 (3.60%) Hadoop
9 45 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
10 36 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 34 (2.55%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.95%) Riak
13 25 (1.87%) CouchDB
14 19 (1.42%) DB2
15 17 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.05%) SQLite
16 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 342 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 189 (14.17%) Subversion
3 120 (9.00%) Jenkins
4 102 (7.65%) JIRA
5 75 (5.62%) Maven
6 59 (4.42%) Cucumber
6 59 (4.42%) PHPUnit
7 51 (3.82%) Selenium
8 43 (3.22%) JUnit
9 36 (2.70%) Hudson
10 30 (2.25%) Mercurial
11 28 (2.10%) Ant
12 27 (2.02%) Jasmine
13 25 (1.87%) Eclipse
14 21 (1.57%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
16 18 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 18 (1.35%) Behat
16 18 (1.35%) WebDriver
17 16 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 101 (7.57%) Finance
2 55 (4.12%) Games
3 42 (3.15%) Marketing
4 38 (2.85%) Banking
5 20 (1.50%) Publishing
6 18 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.35%) Advertising
7 17 (1.27%) Retail
8 13 (0.97%) Back Office
9 9 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.52%) Music Industry
11 5 (0.37%) Electronics
11 5 (0.37%) Front Office
11 5 (0.37%) Legal
12 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.30%) Billing
13 3 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) Law
14 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 846 (63.42%) Developer
2 307 (23.01%) PHP Developer
3 119 (8.92%) Web Developer
4 108 (8.10%) Java Developer
5 101 (7.57%) Senior Developer
6 78 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 64 (4.80%) Architect
8 60 (4.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 60 (4.50%) DBA
9 59 (4.42%) Analyst
10 58 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
11 52 (3.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 50 (3.75%) Administrator
13 47 (3.52%) Senior PHP Developer
14 42 (3.15%) Front-End Developer
15 35 (2.62%) Python Developer
16 34 (2.55%) C# Developer
16 34 (2.55%) Magento Developer
17 31 (2.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 31 (2.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (42.05%) HTML
2 512 (38.38%) CSS
3 296 (22.19%) jQuery
4 265 (19.87%) Web Services
5 247 (18.52%) HTML5
6 214 (16.04%) LAMP
7 180 (13.49%) XML
8 173 (12.97%) CSS3
9 143 (10.72%) JSON
10 139 (10.42%) Ajax
11 136 (10.19%) Symfony
12 116 (8.70%) RESTful
13 113 (8.47%) Spring
14 112 (8.40%) REST
15 83 (6.22%) AngularJS
16 75 (5.62%) .NET
16 75 (5.62%) SOAP
17 67 (5.02%) Hibernate
18 60 (4.50%) CodeIgniter
19 57 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.02%) Open Source
2 60 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.22%) Replication
4 39 (2.92%) Social Media
5 38 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 36 (2.70%) Digital Media
7 24 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.65%) E-Learning
9 20 (1.50%) Data Extraction
10 19 (1.42%) Clustering
11 17 (1.27%) Social Network
12 15 (1.12%) W3C
13 13 (0.97%) VLE
13 13 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.90%) Online Games
15 11 (0.82%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.75%) Web 2.0
17 8 (0.60%) STB
17 8 (0.60%) Data Integration
17 8 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 469 (35.16%) Linux
2 204 (15.29%) UNIX
3 98 (7.35%) Windows
4 69 (5.17%) CentOS
5 68 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (3.90%) Debian
7 43 (3.22%) Apple iOS
8 41 (3.07%) Android
9 37 (2.77%) Ubuntu
10 26 (1.95%) Solaris
11 10 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.60%) AIX
13 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.30%) SUSE
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.22%) SmartOS
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (20.24%) OO
3 264 (19.79%) TDD
4 261 (19.57%) MVC
5 178 (13.34%) Scrum
6 162 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
7 159 (11.92%) DevOps
8 138 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 108 (8.10%) OO PHP
10 92 (6.90%) OOP
10 92 (6.90%) BDD
11 87 (6.52%) Web Development
12 59 (4.42%) Kanban
12 59 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
13 56 (4.20%) Unit Testing
14 55 (4.12%) Software Engineering
15 54 (4.05%) Configuration Management
16 52 (3.90%) ETL
17 51 (3.82%) Migration
18 49 (3.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 662 (49.63%) PHP
2 509 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 325 (24.36%) Java
4 277 (20.76%) SQL
5 188 (14.09%) Python
6 159 (11.92%) Ruby
7 147 (11.02%) Perl
8 125 (9.37%) PHP5
9 101 (7.57%) Bash Shell
10 79 (5.92%) C#
11 68 (5.10%) Shell Script
12 65 (4.87%) C++
13 39 (2.92%) C
14 36 (2.70%) Scala
15 31 (2.32%) PL/SQL
16 27 (2.02%) Groovy
17 14 (1.05%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.97%) sed
18 13 (0.97%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.90%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 89 (6.67%) Degree
2 18 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (1.27%) CCNA
4 16 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.75%) RHCE
7 9 (0.67%) MCSE
8 7 (0.52%) MCITP
8 7 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.52%) CCSA
9 5 (0.37%) CISSP
10 4 (0.30%) CISM
10 4 (0.30%) JNCIA
10 4 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.30%) RHCT
10 4 (0.30%) CCNP
10 4 (0.30%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.22%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.65%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) SNOMED CT
2 5 (0.37%) SLA
3 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.57%) Varnish
3 18 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (1.12%) NFS
5 11 (0.82%) vCloud
5 11 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.60%) vSphere
7 7 (0.52%) KVM
7 7 (0.52%) XenApp
8 6 (0.45%) Xen
8 6 (0.45%) Docker
8 6 (0.45%) HDFS
9 5 (0.37%) Squid
9 5 (0.37%) Sendmail
10 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.22%) Dovecot
11 3 (0.22%) Postfix
12 2 (0.15%) qmail
Systems Management
1 152 (11.39%) Puppet
2 113 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (4.87%) Nagios
4 35 (2.62%) ZABBIX
5 30 (2.25%) Cacti
5 30 (2.25%) Salt
6 19 (1.42%) Vagrant
7 17 (1.27%) Ansible
7 17 (1.27%) HAProxy
8 16 (1.20%) Capistrano
9 15 (1.12%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.67%) Zenoss
11 8 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.52%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.37%) logstash
13 5 (0.37%) OpenView
14 4 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
14 4 (0.30%) MAILsweeper
14 4 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 193 (14.47%) Oracle
2 169 (12.67%) Zend
3 106 (7.95%) Red Hat
4 58 (4.35%) VMware
5 44 (3.30%) JBoss
6 40 (3.00%) Microsoft
7 37 (2.77%) Rackspace
8 34 (2.55%) Google
9 30 (2.25%) Percona
10 20 (1.50%) hybris
11 19 (1.42%) IBM
12 18 (1.35%) Cisco
12 18 (1.35%) HP
12 18 (1.35%) Sybase
13 16 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.12%) Facebook
14 15 (1.12%) New Relic
15 14 (1.05%) Citrix
15 14 (1.05%) Adobe
16 12 (0.90%) Twitter
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
JWResource
Rate: From £280 to £335 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recital Consulting
Rate: £100 - £150 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Rate: £275 - £375 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £100 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago