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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 30 July 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.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Percona
Rank 401 394 397
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Percona 5 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.051% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 19
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£413 £500 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +300.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £406 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +80.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10268 10462 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.62% 44.36% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6806 6573 6989
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Percona across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Percona across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in London

Percona
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 Percona within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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Percona
England

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Percona 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 Percona.

1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) Replication
2 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Puppet
4 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
4 5 (27.78%) MariaDB
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (22.22%) Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 4 (22.22%) Advertising
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) Symfony
6 3 (16.67%) Drupal
6 3 (16.67%) Alfresco
6 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Go
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) Node.js
7 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Percona 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 Percona. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Drupal
1 3 (16.67%) Alfresco
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) MariaDB
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.56%) Redis
6 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 4 (22.22%) Advertising
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DBA
2 11 (61.11%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Symfony
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.56%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Information Management
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) Go
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Openswan
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk