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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 78 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 579 607 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.64% 2.66% 2.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.44% 11.91% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 475 385
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +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
5059 5098 4807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.07% 22.37% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 3619 3278
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 24 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +18.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.55 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £125.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +10 117 £375 -3.22% 81
Croydon -9 8 £431 +43.75%
Ealing - 4 £405 -
Bromley +4 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £398 - 1
Isleworth - 2 £375 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £600 +60.00% 1
Twickenham - 1 £295 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 449 (40.86%) PHP
2 445 (40.49%) Linux
3 438 (39.85%) HTML
4 409 (37.22%) JavaScript
5 392 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
6 390 (35.49%) CSS
7 329 (29.94%) Java
8 303 (27.57%) SQL
9 250 (22.75%) MongoDB
10 232 (21.11%) Git (software)
11 225 (20.47%) Puppet
12 218 (19.84%) DevOps
13 206 (18.74%) Ruby
14 201 (18.29%) jQuery
15 194 (17.65%) Oracle
15 194 (17.65%) Web Services
15 194 (17.65%) Python
16 189 (17.20%) Scrum
17 188 (17.11%) HTML5
18 180 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
19 175 (15.92%) PostgreSQL
20 171 (15.56%) Apache
20 171 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
21 160 (14.56%) OO
22 158 (14.38%) Jenkins
23 156 (14.19%) SQL Server
24 151 (13.74%) Open Source
25 150 (13.65%) TDD
26 144 (13.10%) NoSQL
27 143 (13.01%) Opscode Chef

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 171 (15.56%) Apache
2 101 (9.19%) Tomcat
3 79 (7.19%) Drupal
4 78 (7.10%) nginx
5 58 (5.28%) JBoss
6 52 (4.73%) CMS
7 48 (4.37%) Node.js
8 43 (3.91%) WordPress
9 38 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (3.00%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.82%) WebLogic
12 19 (1.73%) Mule ESB
13 18 (1.64%) Confluence
13 18 (1.64%) IIS
14 17 (1.55%) Jetty
15 14 (1.27%) Apache Solr
15 14 (1.27%) WebSphere
16 11 (1.00%) SharePoint
17 10 (0.91%) GlassFish
18 9 (0.82%) Joomla!
Applications
1 41 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.46%) MS Office
3 12 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.27%) MS Project
5 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 38 (3.46%) Magento
2 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.091%) RMDS
4 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.091%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 171 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.00%) GitHub
3 29 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (2.55%) PaaS
5 26 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (1.73%) Heroku
7 18 (1.64%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.55%) SaaS
9 13 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.55%) Engine Yard
11 6 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.36%) IaaS
12 4 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.091%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.091%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.92%) HTTP
2 93 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 78 (7.10%) SSL
4 71 (6.46%) DNS
5 58 (5.28%) Firewall
6 53 (4.82%) Internet
7 40 (3.64%) VPN
8 34 (3.09%) DHCP
9 30 (2.73%) IPsec
10 28 (2.55%) LDAP
11 25 (2.27%) FTP
12 23 (2.09%) Reverse Proxy
13 14 (1.27%) VLAN
14 11 (1.00%) Intranet
14 11 (1.00%) Network Security
15 10 (0.91%) SAN
16 9 (0.82%) DMZ
17 8 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (0.73%) BGP
18 7 (0.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (22.75%) MongoDB
2 175 (15.92%) PostgreSQL
3 156 (14.19%) SQL Server
4 144 (13.10%) NoSQL
5 123 (11.19%) Relational Database
6 75 (6.82%) Redis
7 74 (6.73%) RDBMS
8 53 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (3.55%) Oracle Database
10 31 (2.82%) Big Data
11 25 (2.27%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.55%) OLTP
14 14 (1.27%) MariaDB
15 12 (1.09%) DB2
15 12 (1.09%) FileMaker
16 11 (1.00%) Riak
17 10 (0.91%) CouchDB
17 10 (0.91%) JasperReports
18 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 232 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 158 (14.38%) Jenkins
3 119 (10.83%) Subversion
4 56 (5.10%) Maven
5 48 (4.37%) JIRA
6 41 (3.73%) Mercurial
7 31 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.55%) Selenium
9 27 (2.46%) Ant
10 25 (2.27%) JUnit
10 25 (2.27%) Gradle
11 24 (2.18%) RSpec
12 21 (1.91%) Gerrit
13 19 (1.73%) SonarQube
14 18 (1.64%) Hudson
14 18 (1.64%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.64%) JMeter
15 16 (1.46%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.27%) Behat
17 12 (1.09%) Grunt
General
1 70 (6.37%) Finance
2 41 (3.73%) Marketing
3 39 (3.55%) Retail
4 32 (2.91%) Advertising
5 24 (2.18%) Banking
6 20 (1.82%) Games
7 15 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.27%) Publishing
9 8 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.73%) Automotive
10 7 (0.64%) Legal
11 2 (0.18%) Front Office
11 2 (0.18%) Back Office
11 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.091%) Military
12 1 (0.091%) Electronics
12 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.091%) Billing
Job Titles
1 615 (55.96%) Developer
2 144 (13.10%) PHP Developer
3 96 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 91 (8.28%) Java Developer
5 70 (6.37%) Architect
6 59 (5.37%) Web Developer
7 54 (4.91%) Senior Developer
8 52 (4.73%) Drupal Developer
9 42 (3.82%) DBA
10 37 (3.37%) Magento Developer
11 29 (2.64%) Administrator
12 26 (2.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 26 (2.37%) MySQL DBA
13 23 (2.09%) Lead Developer
13 23 (2.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 22 (2.00%) Technical Architect
14 22 (2.00%) Consultant
14 22 (2.00%) Analyst
14 22 (2.00%) Full Stack Developer
15 21 (1.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (39.85%) HTML
2 390 (35.49%) CSS
3 201 (18.29%) jQuery
4 194 (17.65%) Web Services
5 188 (17.11%) HTML5
6 128 (11.65%) CSS3
7 125 (11.37%) LAMP
8 109 (9.92%) Ajax
9 94 (8.55%) REST
10 84 (7.64%) XML
11 80 (7.28%) Spring
12 76 (6.92%) JSON
13 75 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
14 74 (6.73%) AngularJS
15 67 (6.10%) Symfony
16 62 (5.64%) .NET
17 59 (5.37%) JSP
18 57 (5.19%) Hibernate
18 57 (5.19%) SOAP
19 56 (5.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 48 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.64%) Digital Media
5 28 (2.55%) Clustering
6 27 (2.46%) User Experience
7 22 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.55%) W3C
10 15 (1.36%) Replication
11 12 (1.09%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.09%) Device Driver
12 11 (1.00%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.00%) STB
12 11 (1.00%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.82%) Online Games
14 8 (0.73%) Mathematics
15 6 (0.55%) Social Media
15 6 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 445 (40.49%) Linux
2 140 (12.74%) UNIX
3 114 (10.37%) Windows
4 81 (7.37%) Ubuntu
5 74 (6.73%) CentOS
6 51 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (2.91%) Android
8 25 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.36%) Debian
10 13 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
11 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.73%) Solaris
13 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.64%) Fedora
14 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.55%) HPUX
15 5 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (19.84%) DevOps
3 189 (17.20%) Scrum
4 180 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
5 160 (14.56%) OO
6 151 (13.74%) Open Source
7 150 (13.65%) TDD
8 113 (10.28%) MVC
9 111 (10.10%) Configuration Management
10 95 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 79 (7.19%) Web Development
12 64 (5.82%) OOP
13 59 (5.37%) SDLC
14 58 (5.28%) BDD
15 57 (5.19%) OO PHP
16 55 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 50 (4.55%) Load Balancing
18 46 (4.19%) Software Engineering
19 39 (3.55%) SOA
19 39 (3.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 449 (40.86%) PHP
2 409 (37.22%) JavaScript
3 329 (29.94%) Java
4 303 (27.57%) SQL
5 206 (18.74%) Ruby
6 194 (17.65%) Python
7 119 (10.83%) Perl
8 94 (8.55%) Bash Shell
9 58 (5.28%) PHP5
10 57 (5.19%) C#
10 57 (5.19%) Shell Script
11 50 (4.55%) Scala
12 39 (3.55%) C++
13 20 (1.82%) Go
14 19 (1.73%) Groovy
15 15 (1.36%) Clojure
16 13 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.00%) C
17 11 (1.00%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 72 (6.55%) Degree
3 45 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.64%) ISEB
6 7 (0.64%) CCNP
7 5 (0.45%) CCNA
7 5 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.36%) PhD
8 4 (0.36%) MCSE
9 3 (0.27%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.27%) CCIE
9 3 (0.27%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.27%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.091%) CISSP
11 1 (0.091%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.09%) QA
2 15 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (5.00%) Docker
2 37 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.64%) Varnish
4 25 (2.27%) vCloud
5 18 (1.64%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.82%) Xen
6 9 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.82%) XenServer
6 9 (0.82%) Postfix
7 7 (0.64%) NFS
7 7 (0.64%) HDFS
8 6 (0.55%) Sendmail
9 5 (0.45%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.45%) Squid
9 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.36%) XenApp
10 4 (0.36%) Samba
10 4 (0.36%) iptables
11 3 (0.27%) KVM
11 3 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 225 (20.47%) Puppet
2 143 (13.01%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (7.01%) Ansible
4 63 (5.73%) Salt
5 60 (5.46%) Nagios
6 37 (3.37%) ZABBIX
7 32 (2.91%) Vagrant
7 32 (2.91%) HAProxy
8 27 (2.46%) logstash
9 23 (2.09%) Cacti
10 21 (1.91%) Kibana
11 18 (1.64%) Rundeck
11 18 (1.64%) Cobbler
12 11 (1.00%) Zenoss
12 11 (1.00%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.55%) collectd
14 5 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.36%) SCOM
15 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 194 (17.65%) Oracle
2 111 (10.10%) Red Hat
3 78 (7.10%) VMware
4 68 (6.19%) Zend
5 59 (5.37%) Microsoft
6 28 (2.55%) HP
7 26 (2.37%) Rackspace
8 24 (2.18%) Splunk
8 24 (2.18%) Google
9 21 (1.91%) Cisco
9 21 (1.91%) Percona
10 17 (1.55%) Adobe
11 16 (1.46%) Apple
12 13 (1.18%) New Relic
12 13 (1.18%) Akamai
13 12 (1.09%) IBM
14 11 (1.00%) Citrix
14 11 (1.00%) CA
14 11 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.00%) Sybase
London
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £275 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago