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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 82 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 606 699 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.56% 2.92% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.83% 12.73% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 496 433
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £187.50 £107.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +258.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £44.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +26.50%
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
5593 5493 5742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.58% 22.95% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3961 3678 3959
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 38
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 110 £390 +4.00% 71
Croydon -5 16 £450 -26.22% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 12 £300 -16.37% 1
Hammersmith -2 4 £275 -31.25%
Twickenham - 3 £375 -
Feltham - 2 £350 - 1
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Hounslow +6 1 - -
Wembley -1 1 £375 +15.38%
Wimbledon -3 1 £275 -54.91%
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 532 (44.52%) PHP
2 479 (40.08%) Linux
3 471 (39.41%) HTML
4 468 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
5 459 (38.41%) JavaScript
6 415 (34.73%) CSS
7 388 (32.47%) Java
8 366 (30.63%) SQL
9 303 (25.36%) Git (software)
10 239 (20.00%) Scrum
11 228 (19.08%) Web Services
11 228 (19.08%) jQuery
12 225 (18.83%) DevOps
12 225 (18.83%) Apache
13 223 (18.66%) TDD
14 205 (17.15%) HTML5
15 201 (16.82%) MongoDB
15 201 (16.82%) PostgreSQL
16 200 (16.74%) Python
16 200 (16.74%) Oracle
17 196 (16.40%) SQL Server
18 195 (16.32%) Puppet
19 190 (15.90%) Jenkins
20 187 (15.65%) Ruby
21 185 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
22 176 (14.73%) OO
23 175 (14.64%) Amazon AWS
24 174 (14.56%) UNIX
25 170 (14.23%) MVC
26 162 (13.56%) LAMP

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 225 (18.83%) Apache
2 131 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 100 (8.37%) Drupal
4 73 (6.11%) JBoss
5 68 (5.69%) Node.js
6 66 (5.52%) nginx
7 55 (4.60%) WordPress
8 48 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
9 47 (3.93%) CMS
10 32 (2.68%) Mule ESB
11 30 (2.51%) Confluence
12 22 (1.84%) Jetty
13 19 (1.59%) WebLogic
14 18 (1.51%) Mule
15 17 (1.42%) IIS
15 17 (1.42%) OpenStack
16 13 (1.09%) GlassFish
17 12 (1.00%) Apache Solr
17 12 (1.00%) Joomla!
17 12 (1.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 48 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.92%) MS Office
3 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (3.18%) Magento
2 9 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.59%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.33%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.25%) Shopify
5 3 (0.25%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.084%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.084%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 175 (14.64%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.10%) GitHub
3 26 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (1.92%) PaaS
5 22 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.76%) SaaS
7 15 (1.26%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.75%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.50%) Boomi
11 6 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.33%) IaaS
12 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.33%) Heroku
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.19%) HTTP
2 59 (4.94%) Internet
3 52 (4.35%) Firewall
4 49 (4.10%) DNS
5 47 (3.93%) VPN
6 42 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 38 (3.18%) SSL
8 35 (2.93%) LDAP
9 22 (1.84%) DHCP
9 22 (1.84%) Reverse Proxy
10 14 (1.17%) SAN
10 14 (1.17%) DMZ
11 10 (0.84%) SMTP
11 10 (0.84%) IPsec
12 9 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
13 8 (0.67%) SSH
13 8 (0.67%) FTP
14 7 (0.59%) 3GPP
14 7 (0.59%) CDMA
14 7 (0.59%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (16.82%) PostgreSQL
1 201 (16.82%) MongoDB
2 196 (16.40%) SQL Server
3 116 (9.71%) Relational Database
4 93 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 90 (7.53%) Redis
6 42 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.93%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.59%) Big Data
8 31 (2.59%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (1.67%) OLTP
11 19 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.09%) DB2
13 12 (1.00%) HBase
14 11 (0.92%) MariaDB
14 11 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
15 10 (0.84%) InterSystems Cache
16 9 (0.75%) Infinispan
16 9 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 303 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 190 (15.90%) Jenkins
3 124 (10.38%) Subversion
4 74 (6.19%) JIRA
5 73 (6.11%) Maven
6 53 (4.44%) Selenium
7 48 (4.02%) Mercurial
8 39 (3.26%) Gerrit
9 38 (3.18%) JUnit
10 34 (2.85%) Artifactory
10 34 (2.85%) SonarQube
11 33 (2.76%) JMeter
12 29 (2.43%) PHPUnit
12 29 (2.43%) Gradle
13 28 (2.34%) Cucumber
14 27 (2.26%) TeamCity
15 24 (2.01%) Eclipse
16 21 (1.76%) Ant
16 21 (1.76%) Grunt
17 18 (1.51%) Mockito
General
1 105 (8.79%) Finance
2 42 (3.51%) Banking
3 36 (3.01%) Retail
3 36 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.43%) Marketing
5 18 (1.51%) Games
6 15 (1.26%) Publishing
7 13 (1.09%) Advertising
8 12 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.75%) Legal
10 8 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.17%) Electronics
12 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.084%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.084%) Front Office
13 1 (0.084%) Billing
13 1 (0.084%) Local Government
13 1 (0.084%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 685 (57.32%) Developer
2 191 (15.98%) PHP Developer
3 127 (10.63%) Java Developer
4 104 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 92 (7.70%) Architect
6 58 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 56 (4.69%) Drupal Developer
8 53 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 51 (4.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 45 (3.77%) Administrator
11 42 (3.51%) DBA
12 35 (2.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 32 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
14 31 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (2.34%) Analyst
17 27 (2.26%) Magento Developer
18 24 (2.01%) Python Developer
19 23 (1.92%) Linux Administrator
20 22 (1.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (39.41%) HTML
2 415 (34.73%) CSS
3 228 (19.08%) Web Services
3 228 (19.08%) jQuery
4 205 (17.15%) HTML5
5 162 (13.56%) LAMP
6 139 (11.63%) CSS3
7 117 (9.79%) Spring
8 112 (9.37%) REST
9 107 (8.95%) Ajax
10 106 (8.87%) XML
11 97 (8.12%) JSON
11 97 (8.12%) Symfony
12 91 (7.62%) J2EE
13 85 (7.11%) AngularJS
14 84 (7.03%) RESTful
15 76 (6.36%) Hibernate
16 70 (5.86%) .NET
17 68 (5.69%) SOAP
18 57 (4.77%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.52%) Computer Science
2 58 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 36 (3.01%) Digital Media
5 29 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.09%) User Experience
7 20 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.59%) Replication
9 16 (1.34%) Clustering
9 16 (1.34%) W3C
10 11 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 11 (0.92%) Visualisation
11 10 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.75%) STB
12 9 (0.75%) Social Media
13 8 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 479 (40.08%) Linux
2 174 (14.56%) UNIX
3 125 (10.46%) Windows
4 75 (6.28%) CentOS
5 73 (6.11%) Ubuntu
6 66 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (2.09%) Android
8 24 (2.01%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.26%) Solaris
10 13 (1.09%) AIX
11 11 (0.92%) Debian
12 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.67%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.50%) Fedora
14 6 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.50%) HPUX
15 5 (0.42%) SUSE
15 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (20.00%) Scrum
3 225 (18.83%) DevOps
4 223 (18.66%) TDD
5 185 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
6 176 (14.73%) OO
7 170 (14.23%) MVC
8 144 (12.05%) Open Source
9 126 (10.54%) E-Commerce
10 87 (7.28%) Configuration Management
10 87 (7.28%) Web Development
11 71 (5.94%) BDD
12 69 (5.77%) OO PHP
13 68 (5.69%) SOA
14 60 (5.02%) OOP
15 58 (4.85%) SDLC
16 57 (4.77%) Continuous Delivery
17 56 (4.69%) Unit Testing
18 50 (4.18%) Software Engineering
19 43 (3.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 532 (44.52%) PHP
2 459 (38.41%) JavaScript
3 388 (32.47%) Java
4 366 (30.63%) SQL
5 200 (16.74%) Python
6 187 (15.65%) Ruby
7 117 (9.79%) Perl
8 81 (6.78%) Bash Shell
9 62 (5.19%) PHP5
10 56 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 50 (4.18%) Scala
12 49 (4.10%) C#
13 41 (3.43%) C++
14 30 (2.51%) Groovy
15 25 (2.09%) Clojure
16 22 (1.84%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.76%) Go
18 16 (1.34%) T-SQL
19 14 (1.17%) VBScript
20 13 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (7.87%) Degree
2 77 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 54 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.75%) ISEB
5 8 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.33%) CCNP
6 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.25%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.25%) JNCIS
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.25%) CCNA
8 2 (0.17%) CISSP
8 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.17%) RHCE
8 2 (0.17%) MCSE
8 2 (0.17%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.02%) QA
2 13 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 68 (5.69%) Docker
2 47 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.68%) Varnish
4 32 (2.68%) vCloud
5 21 (1.76%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.75%) Squid
6 9 (0.75%) KVM
7 7 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.59%) XenServer
8 6 (0.50%) NFS
9 5 (0.42%) Xen
9 5 (0.42%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.42%) vSphere
9 5 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.33%) HDFS
11 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.25%) iptables
11 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 195 (16.32%) Puppet
2 123 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (7.03%) Ansible
4 61 (5.10%) Nagios
5 53 (4.44%) Salt
6 40 (3.35%) HAProxy
7 39 (3.26%) Vagrant
8 37 (3.10%) logstash
9 34 (2.85%) ZABBIX
10 31 (2.59%) Kibana
11 28 (2.34%) Rundeck
12 18 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (1.34%) Cacti
14 14 (1.17%) Zenoss
15 10 (0.84%) Capistrano
16 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
16 7 (0.59%) Graphite
17 5 (0.42%) Mesos
17 5 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
17 5 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 200 (16.74%) Oracle
2 113 (9.46%) Red Hat
3 81 (6.78%) VMware
4 64 (5.36%) Zend
5 55 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.68%) HP
7 37 (3.10%) Google
8 29 (2.43%) Splunk
8 29 (2.43%) Sybase
9 17 (1.42%) Sun
9 17 (1.42%) New Relic
10 16 (1.34%) ServiceNow
10 16 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.26%) hybris
12 14 (1.17%) Rackspace
12 14 (1.17%) SAP
13 13 (1.09%) Cisco
14 12 (1.00%) Dell
15 11 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 11 (0.92%) Teradata
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