The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Percona, Inc.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Percona
Rank 431 424 420
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Percona 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.031% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £438 £320
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +36.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Percona
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9354 9012 10504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.10% 40.35% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6216 5959 7173
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 157 264
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Percona as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Percona Jobs Demand Trend in London

Percona
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Percona across the London region.

Percona Daily Rate Trend in London

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Percona also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Percona.

1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
4 5 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (26.67%) Redis
5 4 (26.67%) KVM
5 4 (26.67%) Puppet
5 4 (26.67%) MariaDB
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (26.67%) RHEV
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
6 3 (20.00%) Pig Latin
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Talend
6 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (20.00%) Pentaho

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (26.67%) MariaDB
3 4 (26.67%) Redis
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (20.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) DBA
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL DBA
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Pig Latin
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) KVM
1 4 (26.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 3 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle