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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 66 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 744 588 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.04% 2.38% 2.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.58% 10.40% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 429 502
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £31.30 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.50 £39.30 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £31.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -0.79%
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
5479 5654 5412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.40% 22.85% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3779 3915 3584
Average daily rate £439 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 67
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 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 18 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 18 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 +29 125 £375 - 89
Kingston Upon Thames +4 5 £359 - 1
Hammersmith - 4 £425 - 1
Harrow - 2 £400 - 3
Docklands, London +16 1 £350 -19.54%
Hounslow +2 1 - - 3
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Ealing - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - - 3
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 676 (48.91%) PHP
2 575 (41.61%) HTML
3 525 (37.99%) CSS
4 517 (37.41%) JavaScript
5 492 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
6 486 (35.17%) Linux
7 354 (25.62%) Git (software)
8 326 (23.59%) Java
9 308 (22.29%) Apache
10 297 (21.49%) jQuery
11 286 (20.69%) SQL
12 273 (19.75%) TDD
13 270 (19.54%) OO
14 264 (19.10%) Web Services
15 261 (18.89%) MVC
16 255 (18.45%) HTML5
17 221 (15.99%) UNIX
18 219 (15.85%) LAMP
19 204 (14.76%) Python
20 198 (14.33%) Oracle
21 194 (14.04%) Subversion
22 184 (13.31%) Scrum
23 181 (13.10%) SQL Server
23 181 (13.10%) XML
24 178 (12.88%) CSS3
25 172 (12.45%) Ruby
26 166 (12.01%) Zend
27 163 (11.79%) NoSQL
28 162 (11.72%) MongoDB
28 162 (11.72%) Open Source

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 308 (22.29%) Apache
2 135 (9.77%) Tomcat
3 94 (6.80%) Drupal
4 58 (4.20%) nginx
5 55 (3.98%) CMS
6 53 (3.84%) WordPress
7 42 (3.04%) IIS
8 39 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (2.03%) WebSphere
10 27 (1.95%) Confluence
10 27 (1.95%) Node.js
11 23 (1.66%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.59%) WebLogic
13 21 (1.52%) Moodle
14 10 (0.72%) Jetty
14 10 (0.72%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.72%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.65%) Joomla!
15 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 22 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.51%) MS Office
3 7 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.072%) GIMP
6 1 (0.072%) InDesign
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 52 (3.76%) Magento
2 9 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.14%) Summit
4 2 (0.14%) Agresso
4 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.072%) Cordys
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.072%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 123 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (3.11%) Amazon S3
4 27 (1.95%) GitHub
5 19 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.65%) SaaS
8 7 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.51%) Joyent
8 7 (0.51%) ElastiCache
8 7 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.36%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.29%) Heroku
10 4 (0.29%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.22%) PaaS
12 2 (0.14%) Route 53
12 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.072%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.92%) HTTP
2 64 (4.63%) DNS
3 37 (2.68%) Internet
4 35 (2.53%) SSH
5 34 (2.46%) TCP/IP
6 31 (2.24%) Firewall
7 26 (1.88%) SSL
7 26 (1.88%) LDAP
8 22 (1.59%) SAN
9 18 (1.30%) VPN
10 16 (1.16%) SMTP
11 15 (1.09%) VLAN
12 14 (1.01%) Intranet
13 13 (0.94%) NAS
14 12 (0.87%) DHCP
14 12 (0.87%) FTP
15 10 (0.72%) Ethernet
16 9 (0.65%) iSCSI
17 8 (0.58%) HTTPS
18 7 (0.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 163 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 162 (11.72%) MongoDB
4 136 (9.84%) Relational Database
5 133 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (5.07%) Redis
7 56 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 48 (3.47%) Big Data
9 47 (3.40%) Hadoop
10 44 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
11 41 (2.97%) RDBMS
12 34 (2.46%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.88%) Riak
14 23 (1.66%) CouchDB
15 19 (1.37%) DB2
15 19 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 354 (25.62%) Git (software)
2 194 (14.04%) Subversion
3 108 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 104 (7.53%) JIRA
5 67 (4.85%) Maven
6 59 (4.27%) PHPUnit
7 55 (3.98%) Cucumber
8 45 (3.26%) Selenium
9 41 (2.97%) JUnit
10 32 (2.32%) Hudson
10 32 (2.32%) Jasmine
11 30 (2.17%) Mercurial
12 27 (1.95%) Ant
13 25 (1.81%) Eclipse
14 24 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (1.30%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (1.23%) Behat
17 16 (1.16%) WebDriver
18 15 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 105 (7.60%) Finance
2 65 (4.70%) Games
3 47 (3.40%) Marketing
4 41 (2.97%) Banking
5 20 (1.45%) Retail
5 20 (1.45%) Advertising
5 20 (1.45%) Publishing
6 19 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.87%) Back Office
8 11 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.36%) Music Industry
10 5 (0.36%) Electronics
10 5 (0.36%) Front Office
10 5 (0.36%) Legal
11 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.29%) Billing
12 3 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.14%) Law
13 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 877 (63.46%) Developer
2 309 (22.36%) PHP Developer
3 118 (8.54%) Web Developer
4 109 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 109 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 72 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 70 (5.07%) DBA
7 68 (4.92%) Architect
8 64 (4.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 61 (4.41%) Analyst
10 60 (4.34%) Drupal Developer
11 53 (3.84%) Administrator
12 52 (3.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 48 (3.47%) Senior PHP Developer
14 44 (3.18%) Front-End Developer
15 43 (3.11%) Python Developer
16 35 (2.53%) C# Developer
16 35 (2.53%) Magento Developer
17 32 (2.32%) MySQL DBA
18 30 (2.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (41.61%) HTML
2 525 (37.99%) CSS
3 297 (21.49%) jQuery
4 264 (19.10%) Web Services
5 255 (18.45%) HTML5
6 219 (15.85%) LAMP
7 181 (13.10%) XML
8 178 (12.88%) CSS3
9 141 (10.20%) JSON
10 138 (9.99%) Symfony
11 129 (9.33%) Ajax
12 114 (8.25%) RESTful
13 111 (8.03%) Spring
14 107 (7.74%) REST
15 80 (5.79%) AngularJS
15 80 (5.79%) .NET
16 70 (5.07%) Ruby on Rails
17 69 (4.99%) SOAP
18 65 (4.70%) Django
19 64 (4.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 162 (11.72%) Open Source
2 60 (4.34%) Computer Science
3 54 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.33%) Replication
5 45 (3.26%) User Experience
6 39 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.75%) Social Media
8 37 (2.68%) Digital Media
9 25 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.52%) Clustering
10 21 (1.52%) E-Learning
10 21 (1.52%) Data Extraction
11 17 (1.23%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.23%) Social Network
11 17 (1.23%) W3C
12 14 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.87%) VLE
14 11 (0.80%) Online Games
15 10 (0.72%) Web 2.0
16 8 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 486 (35.17%) Linux
2 221 (15.99%) UNIX
3 106 (7.67%) Windows
4 73 (5.28%) CentOS
5 70 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (3.69%) Debian
7 43 (3.11%) Apple iOS
8 41 (2.97%) Android
9 40 (2.89%) Ubuntu
10 26 (1.88%) Solaris
11 15 (1.09%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.58%) AIX
13 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.29%) SUSE
14 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.22%) SmartOS
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (19.75%) TDD
3 270 (19.54%) OO
4 261 (18.89%) MVC
5 184 (13.31%) Scrum
6 161 (11.65%) DevOps
7 153 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
8 145 (10.49%) E-Commerce
9 102 (7.38%) OO PHP
10 95 (6.87%) Web Development
11 93 (6.73%) BDD
11 93 (6.73%) OOP
12 63 (4.56%) Kanban
12 63 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
13 58 (4.20%) Configuration Management
14 57 (4.12%) Migration
14 57 (4.12%) Software Engineering
15 54 (3.91%) Unit Testing
16 51 (3.69%) Project Management
16 51 (3.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 676 (48.91%) PHP
2 517 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 326 (23.59%) Java
4 286 (20.69%) SQL
5 204 (14.76%) Python
6 172 (12.45%) Ruby
7 144 (10.42%) Perl
8 122 (8.83%) PHP5
9 93 (6.73%) Bash Shell
10 81 (5.86%) C#
11 69 (4.99%) Shell Script
12 66 (4.78%) C++
13 42 (3.04%) C
14 39 (2.82%) Scala
15 33 (2.39%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.59%) Groovy
17 16 (1.16%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.01%) sed
19 13 (0.94%) PowerShell
19 13 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (6.66%) Degree
2 20 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (1.30%) CCNA
3 18 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.87%) RHCE
6 11 (0.80%) MCSE
7 8 (0.58%) MCITP
8 7 (0.51%) CCSA
9 5 (0.36%) RHCT
9 5 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.36%) CCNP
9 5 (0.36%) CISSP
10 4 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.29%) CISM
10 4 (0.29%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.22%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.27%) QA
2 6 (0.43%) SLA
3 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.22%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.74%) Varnish
3 19 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (1.09%) NFS
6 13 (0.94%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (0.72%) vCloud
9 8 (0.58%) XenApp
10 7 (0.51%) vSphere
10 7 (0.51%) Docker
11 6 (0.43%) KVM
11 6 (0.43%) Xen
12 5 (0.36%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.36%) HDFS
13 4 (0.29%) Squid
13 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.22%) Dovecot
15 2 (0.14%) qmail
15 2 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 152 (11.00%) Puppet
2 116 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (5.21%) Nagios
4 32 (2.32%) ZABBIX
5 31 (2.24%) Cacti
6 27 (1.95%) Salt
7 17 (1.23%) HAProxy
7 17 (1.23%) Capistrano
7 17 (1.23%) Ansible
8 15 (1.09%) Vagrant
8 15 (1.09%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.87%) Zenoss
10 8 (0.58%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.36%) OpenView
11 5 (0.36%) MIMEsweeper
11 5 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
11 5 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.36%) logstash
12 4 (0.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 198 (14.33%) Oracle
2 166 (12.01%) Zend
3 107 (7.74%) Red Hat
4 63 (4.56%) VMware
5 50 (3.62%) JBoss
6 44 (3.18%) Microsoft
7 39 (2.82%) Rackspace
8 37 (2.68%) Google
9 33 (2.39%) Percona
10 22 (1.59%) hybris
11 21 (1.52%) IBM
12 20 (1.45%) Cisco
12 20 (1.45%) Sybase
12 20 (1.45%) HP
13 18 (1.30%) New Relic
14 17 (1.23%) Citrix
14 17 (1.23%) Adobe
14 17 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.09%) Facebook
16 13 (0.94%) Twitter
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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London
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Rate: £250 - £325 per day
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £275 to £425 per day 6 months + Possibly higher rate for experts!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £700 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
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