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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 66 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 695 629 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.86% 2.50% 2.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.62% 11.02% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 456 535
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 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £107.50 £22.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+388.63% -34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £15.60 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £28.40 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +60.91%
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
5507 5710 5470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.68% 22.66% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 3934 3667
Average daily rate £445 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +1.17%
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 37 39 66
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.80 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.14 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +32 107 £375 +4.16% 86
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £359 +19.58% 3
Hammersmith - 3 £400 - 1
Uxbridge -2 1 - - 3
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 4
Wimbledon - 1 £610 -
Croydon - 1 £610 - 5
Harrow - 1 - - 4
Hayes - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chislehurst - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 3
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 3
Twickenham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - - 1
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 653 (50.00%) PHP
2 543 (41.58%) HTML
3 498 (38.13%) CSS
4 496 (37.98%) JavaScript
5 449 (34.38%) Linux
6 326 (24.96%) Git (software)
7 319 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
8 318 (24.35%) Java
9 292 (22.36%) jQuery
10 273 (20.90%) SQL
10 273 (20.90%) Apache
11 267 (20.44%) OO
12 258 (19.75%) TDD
13 256 (19.60%) Web Services
14 250 (19.14%) MVC
15 231 (17.69%) HTML5
16 205 (15.70%) LAMP
17 203 (15.54%) UNIX
18 189 (14.47%) Oracle
19 187 (14.32%) Subversion
20 182 (13.94%) Python
21 178 (13.63%) XML
22 173 (13.25%) Scrum
22 173 (13.25%) Zend
23 162 (12.40%) MongoDB
24 161 (12.33%) NoSQL
25 160 (12.25%) CSS3
26 158 (12.10%) SQL Server
27 157 (12.02%) DevOps
28 154 (11.79%) Ruby

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 273 (20.90%) Apache
2 139 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 92 (7.04%) Drupal
4 58 (4.44%) WordPress
5 55 (4.21%) CMS
6 44 (3.37%) nginx
6 44 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (2.60%) Node.js
8 32 (2.45%) IIS
9 28 (2.14%) WebSphere
10 26 (1.99%) Confluence
11 24 (1.84%) Apache Solr
12 23 (1.76%) Moodle
13 18 (1.38%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.92%) Jetty
15 10 (0.77%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.77%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.61%) Joomla!
17 7 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 22 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.54%) MS Office
4 6 (0.46%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.077%) GIMP
7 1 (0.077%) InDesign
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 52 (3.98%) Magento
2 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.077%) Tridion
5 1 (0.077%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 115 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (2.91%) Amazon S3
4 26 (1.99%) GitHub
5 20 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.69%) SaaS
7 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.54%) ElastiCache
8 7 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.38%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.38%) Joyent
10 3 (0.23%) Heroku
10 3 (0.23%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Route 53
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.077%) IaaS
12 1 (0.077%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.82%) HTTP
2 49 (3.75%) DNS
3 34 (2.60%) Internet
4 31 (2.37%) SSH
5 27 (2.07%) Firewall
6 26 (1.99%) SSL
6 26 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.76%) LDAP
8 18 (1.38%) SAN
9 17 (1.30%) VPN
10 13 (1.00%) NAS
10 13 (1.00%) SMTP
11 11 (0.84%) VLAN
11 11 (0.84%) DHCP
12 10 (0.77%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.61%) Intranet
13 8 (0.61%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.54%) iSCSI
14 7 (0.54%) VoIP
15 6 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (12.40%) MongoDB
2 161 (12.33%) NoSQL
3 158 (12.10%) SQL Server
4 121 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
5 120 (9.19%) Relational Database
6 67 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 54 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (4.06%) Big Data
9 51 (3.91%) Redis
10 49 (3.75%) Hadoop
11 45 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
12 34 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 33 (2.53%) Oracle Database
14 26 (1.99%) Riak
15 25 (1.91%) CouchDB
16 18 (1.38%) DB2
17 16 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (1.07%) Data Mining
19 12 (0.92%) Couchbase
19 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 326 (24.96%) Git (software)
2 187 (14.32%) Subversion
3 114 (8.73%) Jenkins
4 92 (7.04%) JIRA
5 76 (5.82%) Maven
6 62 (4.75%) PHPUnit
7 61 (4.67%) Cucumber
8 46 (3.52%) Selenium
9 40 (3.06%) JUnit
10 36 (2.76%) Hudson
11 31 (2.37%) Mercurial
12 28 (2.14%) Ant
13 23 (1.76%) Eclipse
13 23 (1.76%) Jasmine
14 22 (1.68%) TeamCity
15 20 (1.53%) Behat
16 17 (1.30%) Mockito
16 17 (1.30%) WebDriver
17 16 (1.23%) JMeter
17 16 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 98 (7.50%) Finance
2 51 (3.91%) Games
3 37 (2.83%) Banking
4 36 (2.76%) Marketing
5 20 (1.53%) Publishing
6 18 (1.38%) Advertising
7 17 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.23%) Retail
9 14 (1.07%) Back Office
10 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.61%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.38%) Electronics
12 5 (0.38%) Legal
12 5 (0.38%) Front Office
13 4 (0.31%) Billing
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.077%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.077%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 830 (63.55%) Developer
2 304 (23.28%) PHP Developer
3 115 (8.81%) Web Developer
4 105 (8.04%) Java Developer
5 100 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 80 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 63 (4.82%) Architect
8 59 (4.52%) Drupal Developer
8 59 (4.52%) DBA
9 58 (4.44%) Analyst
10 57 (4.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 53 (4.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 48 (3.68%) Administrator
13 47 (3.60%) Senior PHP Developer
14 40 (3.06%) Front-End Developer
15 36 (2.76%) Magento Developer
16 33 (2.53%) C# Developer
17 32 (2.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
18 30 (2.30%) Python Developer
18 30 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (41.58%) HTML
2 498 (38.13%) CSS
3 292 (22.36%) jQuery
4 256 (19.60%) Web Services
5 231 (17.69%) HTML5
6 205 (15.70%) LAMP
7 178 (13.63%) XML
8 160 (12.25%) CSS3
9 143 (10.95%) Ajax
10 140 (10.72%) JSON
11 138 (10.57%) Symfony
12 117 (8.96%) RESTful
13 111 (8.50%) Spring
14 109 (8.35%) REST
15 77 (5.90%) AngularJS
16 75 (5.74%) SOAP
16 75 (5.74%) .NET
17 69 (5.28%) Hibernate
18 58 (4.44%) CodeIgniter
19 56 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 143 (10.95%) Open Source
2 62 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.06%) Social Media
4 39 (2.99%) Replication
5 36 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.53%) Digital Media
7 26 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.76%) E-Learning
9 20 (1.53%) Data Extraction
10 15 (1.15%) Social Network
10 15 (1.15%) Clustering
10 15 (1.15%) W3C
11 14 (1.07%) VLE
11 14 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.92%) Online Games
13 11 (0.84%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.77%) Web 2.0
15 9 (0.69%) Blog
16 8 (0.61%) Data Integration
17 7 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 449 (34.38%) Linux
2 203 (15.54%) UNIX
3 90 (6.89%) Windows
4 65 (4.98%) CentOS
5 62 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (4.06%) Debian
7 39 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 38 (2.91%) Ubuntu
9 36 (2.76%) Android
10 25 (1.91%) Solaris
11 10 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.61%) AIX
13 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.38%) SUSE
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.23%) SmartOS
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (20.44%) OO
3 258 (19.75%) TDD
4 250 (19.14%) MVC
5 173 (13.25%) Scrum
6 157 (12.02%) DevOps
7 152 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 110 (8.42%) OO PHP
10 91 (6.97%) OOP
11 86 (6.58%) BDD
12 81 (6.20%) Web Development
13 58 (4.44%) Kanban
14 54 (4.13%) ETL
14 54 (4.13%) Unit Testing
14 54 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
15 53 (4.06%) Configuration Management
16 52 (3.98%) Software Engineering
17 49 (3.75%) Migration
18 47 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 653 (50.00%) PHP
2 496 (37.98%) JavaScript
3 318 (24.35%) Java
4 273 (20.90%) SQL
5 182 (13.94%) Python
6 154 (11.79%) Ruby
7 146 (11.18%) Perl
8 124 (9.49%) PHP5
9 102 (7.81%) Bash Shell
10 75 (5.74%) C#
11 66 (5.05%) Shell Script
12 64 (4.90%) C++
13 35 (2.68%) Scala
14 34 (2.60%) C
15 32 (2.45%) PL/SQL
16 28 (2.14%) Groovy
17 13 (1.00%) Clojure
17 13 (1.00%) sed
18 12 (0.92%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (6.89%) Degree
2 17 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.00%) CCNA
3 13 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (0.54%) CCSA
4 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (0.54%) RHCE
5 6 (0.46%) MCSE
6 5 (0.38%) MCITP
6 5 (0.38%) CISSP
7 4 (0.31%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.31%) JNCIA
7 4 (0.31%) CISM
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.23%) ISEB
8 3 (0.23%) CCNP
8 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.75%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) SLA
3 5 (0.38%) SNOMED CT
4 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (1.76%) Varnish
1 23 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (0.92%) vCloud
5 11 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (0.84%) NFS
6 8 (0.61%) KVM
6 8 (0.61%) vSphere
7 7 (0.54%) Xen
8 6 (0.46%) Sendmail
8 6 (0.46%) Squid
9 5 (0.38%) XenApp
9 5 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.38%) Docker
10 4 (0.31%) HDFS
10 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.23%) qmail
11 3 (0.23%) Postfix
11 3 (0.23%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 152 (11.64%) Puppet
2 108 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (4.75%) Nagios
4 36 (2.76%) ZABBIX
5 33 (2.53%) Salt
6 29 (2.22%) Cacti
7 19 (1.45%) Vagrant
8 18 (1.38%) Ansible
9 16 (1.23%) Capistrano
9 16 (1.23%) HAProxy
10 15 (1.15%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.54%) Zenoss
13 5 (0.38%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.38%) logstash
14 4 (0.31%) StatsD
14 4 (0.31%) Kibana
14 4 (0.31%) OpenView
15 3 (0.23%) Ganglia
15 3 (0.23%) YUM
Vendors
1 189 (14.47%) Oracle
2 173 (13.25%) Zend
3 102 (7.81%) Red Hat
4 54 (4.13%) VMware
5 41 (3.14%) Microsoft
6 40 (3.06%) JBoss
7 36 (2.76%) Rackspace
8 28 (2.14%) Google
8 28 (2.14%) Percona
9 19 (1.45%) hybris
9 19 (1.45%) Cisco
10 17 (1.30%) Sybase
10 17 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.30%) IBM
11 15 (1.15%) New Relic
11 15 (1.15%) Facebook
12 14 (1.07%) HP
12 14 (1.07%) Adobe
13 12 (0.92%) Twitter
13 12 (0.92%) Akamai
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day £300 to £375
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £325 - £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago