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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Percona
Rank 404 404 407
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Percona 4 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.066% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.15% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £603 £425
% change year-on-year
-33.60% +41.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8628 9599 9652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.75% 45.22% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5672 6395 6184
Average daily rate £433 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 197 214
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.80 £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 4 (36.36%) MariaDB
3 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) Puppet
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) JBoss
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Nagios
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) PHP

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Alfresco
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) MariaDB
3 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
1 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DBA
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (36.36%) Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Database Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB DBA
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) IT Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) BBC
1 1 (9.09%) iDTV
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware