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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 83 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 489 528 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.36% 2.42% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.38% 10.61% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 388 362
Average daily rate
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£390 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £88.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.19% +86.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -35.38%
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
4713 4977 4615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.79% 22.77% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3355 3433 3196
Average daily rate £450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 43
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £104.75 £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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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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 +13 107 £366 -2.33% 83
Kingston Upon Thames -3 7 £450 +50.00% 2
Croydon - 3 £263 - 2
Brentford - 2 £534 - 2
Wimbledon 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Bermondsey - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 553 (44.74%) PHP
2 491 (39.72%) Linux
3 472 (38.19%) HTML
4 445 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 434 (35.11%) CSS
6 407 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
7 285 (23.06%) SQL
8 280 (22.65%) Java
9 277 (22.41%) Apache
10 274 (22.17%) Git (software)
11 259 (20.95%) jQuery
12 252 (20.39%) MongoDB
13 226 (18.28%) UNIX
14 221 (17.88%) Web Services
15 216 (17.48%) Oracle
16 215 (17.39%) Puppet
17 213 (17.23%) DevOps
18 210 (16.99%) Python
18 210 (16.99%) TDD
19 206 (16.67%) OO
20 205 (16.59%) Ruby
21 200 (16.18%) HTML5
22 199 (16.10%) MVC
23 182 (14.72%) LAMP
24 179 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
25 178 (14.40%) Open Source
25 178 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
26 175 (14.16%) NoSQL
27 174 (14.08%) SQL Server
28 168 (13.59%) Subversion

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 277 (22.41%) Apache
2 118 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 97 (7.85%) Drupal
4 90 (7.28%) nginx
5 76 (6.15%) CMS
6 53 (4.29%) JBoss
7 43 (3.48%) WordPress
8 40 (3.24%) Node.js
9 34 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (2.75%) IIS
10 33 (2.67%) Apache Solr
11 28 (2.27%) OpenStack
12 24 (1.94%) WebLogic
13 18 (1.46%) Confluence
14 16 (1.29%) Joomla!
15 14 (1.13%) WebSphere
15 14 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (0.89%) Moodle
17 10 (0.81%) GlassFish
18 8 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.13%) MS Office
3 10 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.24%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.24%) MS Project
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (2.99%) Magento
2 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.49%) CA Clarity
3 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.16%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.081%) Cordys
5 1 (0.081%) RMDS
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.081%) Summit
5 1 (0.081%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 103 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 27 (2.18%) PaaS
5 21 (1.70%) Heroku
6 19 (1.54%) GitHub
7 15 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (0.97%) Engine Yard
9 11 (0.89%) Joyent
10 10 (0.81%) SaaS
11 8 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.24%) IaaS
14 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.081%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.63%) TCP/IP
2 76 (6.15%) DNS
3 67 (5.42%) HTTP
4 54 (4.37%) SSL
5 47 (3.80%) Internet
6 45 (3.64%) Firewall
7 28 (2.27%) FTP
8 25 (2.02%) DHCP
9 20 (1.62%) IPsec
10 19 (1.54%) VLAN
11 16 (1.29%) VPN
11 16 (1.29%) SSH
12 13 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (1.05%) LDAP
13 12 (0.97%) LAN
14 9 (0.73%) Intranet
15 8 (0.65%) SAN
15 8 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
16 7 (0.57%) SMTP
17 6 (0.49%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (20.39%) MongoDB
2 175 (14.16%) NoSQL
3 174 (14.08%) SQL Server
4 155 (12.54%) PostgreSQL
5 150 (12.14%) Relational Database
6 75 (6.07%) RDBMS
7 64 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (4.77%) Redis
9 42 (3.40%) Big Data
10 40 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 38 (3.07%) Oracle Database
12 31 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (2.51%) CouchDB
13 26 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 21 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.70%) Riak
15 19 (1.54%) FileMaker
16 18 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (1.21%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 274 (22.17%) Git (software)
2 168 (13.59%) Subversion
3 148 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 79 (6.39%) JIRA
5 45 (3.64%) PHPUnit
6 44 (3.56%) Maven
7 38 (3.07%) Selenium
7 38 (3.07%) JUnit
8 29 (2.35%) Hudson
9 24 (1.94%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.86%) Mercurial
11 22 (1.78%) Jasmine
12 20 (1.62%) Ant
12 20 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
13 19 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.13%) JMeter
15 12 (0.97%) Gradle
16 11 (0.89%) RSpec
17 9 (0.73%) NetBeans
17 9 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (6.31%) Finance
2 61 (4.94%) Marketing
3 51 (4.13%) Games
4 31 (2.51%) Advertising
5 29 (2.35%) Banking
6 26 (2.10%) Retail
7 15 (1.21%) Back Office
8 12 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.57%) Legal
10 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.49%) Publishing
11 5 (0.40%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Local Government
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) Law
14 2 (0.16%) Front Office
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 720 (58.25%) Developer
2 227 (18.37%) PHP Developer
3 94 (7.61%) Senior Developer
4 87 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 76 (6.15%) Java Developer
6 75 (6.07%) Web Developer
7 59 (4.77%) Drupal Developer
8 56 (4.53%) Architect
9 53 (4.29%) DBA
10 41 (3.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 40 (3.24%) Administrator
12 39 (3.16%) Senior PHP Developer
13 38 (3.07%) Analyst
14 33 (2.67%) Python Developer
15 29 (2.35%) Front-End Developer
16 27 (2.18%) Software Engineer
16 27 (2.18%) Consultant
17 26 (2.10%) Magento Developer
18 25 (2.02%) Linux Engineer
19 24 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (38.19%) HTML
2 434 (35.11%) CSS
3 259 (20.95%) jQuery
4 221 (17.88%) Web Services
5 200 (16.18%) HTML5
6 182 (14.72%) LAMP
7 143 (11.57%) CSS3
8 118 (9.55%) Symfony
9 115 (9.30%) XML
10 102 (8.25%) REST
11 98 (7.93%) Ajax
12 89 (7.20%) Spring
13 88 (7.12%) RESTful
14 84 (6.80%) JSON
15 70 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
16 65 (5.26%) AngularJS
17 63 (5.10%) Laravel
17 63 (5.10%) Django
18 62 (5.02%) SOAP
19 61 (4.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 178 (14.40%) Open Source
2 54 (4.37%) Computer Science
2 54 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.40%) Clustering
4 35 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.67%) User Experience
6 32 (2.59%) Digital Media
7 25 (2.02%) Replication
8 23 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.62%) Social Media
10 19 (1.54%) Taxonomies
11 16 (1.29%) W3C
12 15 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.21%) Device Driver
13 14 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.97%) Video on Demand
15 11 (0.89%) E-Learning
16 10 (0.81%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 9 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 491 (39.72%) Linux
2 226 (18.28%) UNIX
3 131 (10.60%) Windows
4 98 (7.93%) CentOS
5 77 (6.23%) Ubuntu
6 50 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (3.56%) Apple iOS
8 43 (3.48%) Debian
9 35 (2.83%) Android
10 19 (1.54%) Mac OS X
11 16 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (1.21%) Mac OS X Server
12 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.13%) Solaris
14 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (17.23%) DevOps
3 210 (16.99%) TDD
4 206 (16.67%) OO
5 199 (16.10%) MVC
6 179 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
7 156 (12.62%) Scrum
8 136 (11.00%) E-Commerce
9 98 (7.93%) Configuration Management
10 87 (7.04%) Web Development
11 71 (5.74%) BDD
12 69 (5.58%) OOP
13 66 (5.34%) OO PHP
14 55 (4.45%) Project Management
14 55 (4.45%) Software Engineering
14 55 (4.45%) Load Balancing
15 53 (4.29%) Kanban
16 49 (3.96%) Automated Testing
16 49 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (3.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 553 (44.74%) PHP
2 445 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 285 (23.06%) SQL
4 280 (22.65%) Java
5 210 (16.99%) Python
6 205 (16.59%) Ruby
7 150 (12.14%) Perl
8 108 (8.74%) Bash Shell
9 86 (6.96%) PHP5
10 83 (6.72%) Shell Script
11 53 (4.29%) C++
12 47 (3.80%) C#
13 29 (2.35%) Scala
13 29 (2.35%) C
14 23 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.78%) Clojure
16 17 (1.38%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.13%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.05%) Groovy
18 13 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (5.99%) Degree
2 45 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (0.97%) CCNA
6 10 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.73%) MCSE
8 7 (0.57%) RHCE
9 6 (0.49%) CCIE
9 6 (0.49%) CCNP
10 5 (0.40%) ISEB
10 5 (0.40%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.32%) CISM
11 4 (0.32%) CISSP
11 4 (0.32%) CCSA
11 4 (0.32%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.24%) RHCT
12 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (0.16%) SLA
2 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.16%) COBIT
2 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.43%) Varnish
3 24 (1.94%) Docker
4 22 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.05%) Xen
6 11 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 11 (0.89%) NFS
7 10 (0.81%) vCloud
7 10 (0.81%) Postfix
8 7 (0.57%) XenApp
8 7 (0.57%) KVM
8 7 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.49%) Samba
9 6 (0.49%) HDFS
9 6 (0.49%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.24%) vSphere
12 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 215 (17.39%) Puppet
2 178 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (8.33%) Nagios
4 38 (3.07%) Salt
5 37 (2.99%) ZABBIX
6 35 (2.83%) Ansible
6 35 (2.83%) Cacti
7 23 (1.86%) HAProxy
7 23 (1.86%) Cobbler
8 16 (1.29%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.97%) Zenoss
10 11 (0.89%) collectd
11 10 (0.81%) logstash
12 9 (0.73%) Kibana
12 9 (0.73%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.49%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (0.49%) Graphite
14 4 (0.32%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.32%) Opsview
Vendors
1 216 (17.48%) Oracle
2 112 (9.06%) Red Hat
2 112 (9.06%) Zend
3 79 (6.39%) VMware
4 72 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 56 (4.53%) Rackspace
6 43 (3.48%) Google
7 22 (1.78%) Apple
7 22 (1.78%) Percona
7 22 (1.78%) hybris
8 18 (1.46%) HP
9 17 (1.38%) Twitter
9 17 (1.38%) IBM
10 15 (1.21%) Adobe
11 14 (1.13%) Cisco
11 14 (1.13%) Citrix
11 14 (1.13%) Tableau
11 14 (1.13%) DigitalOcean
12 12 (0.97%) Facebook
12 12 (0.97%) New Relic
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Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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London
Parallel Consulting
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Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £8000 - £8300 per month
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecWorks Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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