The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
UK
Rank 103 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 993 1084 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 2.17% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.95% 9.53% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 746 694
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £52.60 £58.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-41.07% +25.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9975 11378 11123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.24% 22.77% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6666 7649 7244
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 223 166
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL within the UK.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL within the UK.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 958 £425 +6.25% 708
London -11 502 £450 +5.88% 214
South East +2 150 £400 +14.28% 120
North West +57 79 £350 -6.66% 85
City of London 0 63 £425 +6.25% 46
Yorkshire -5 56 £410 +5.80% 70
Oxfordshire +22 54 £400 +14.28% 20
West Midlands +10 54 £370 +13.84% 70
Manchester +29 46 £350 -5.08% 55
South West +9 46 £430 +32.30% 52
West Yorkshire +9 38 £410 +9.33% 48
Leeds +7 38 £410 +5.80% 32
Oxford +25 36 £388 +3.33% 8
East of England -4 34 £400 +14.28% 50
Hampshire -9 26 £375 +7.14% 32
Bristol +13 22 £488 +33.56% 14
Surrey +12 21 £475 +18.75% 11
Hertfordshire -1 21 £500 +53.84% 13
Staffordshire - 21 £350 - 5
South Yorkshire -9 19 £388 -6.06% 9
Scotland +24 16 £375 +10.29% 15
Sheffield -5 16 £388 -8.82% 8
North East -14 16 £438 +25.00% 8
Cheshire +35 15 £388 -3.12% 10
Buckinghamshire +10 15 £340 -2.85% 11
East Midlands 0 14 £350 +3.70% 39
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 13 £450 +16.12% 5
Tyne and Wear -17 13 £450 +16.12% 7
Edinburgh +24 12 £375 +8.69% 13
Gloucestershire +2 12 £370 +13.84% 13

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MySQL.

1 900 (39.51%) Linux
2 869 (38.15%) JavaScript
3 866 (38.02%) HTML
4 846 (37.14%) PHP
5 829 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
6 766 (33.63%) CSS
7 683 (29.98%) Java
8 629 (27.61%) Git (software)
9 535 (23.49%) SQL
10 512 (22.48%) PostgreSQL
11 494 (21.69%) Python
12 434 (19.05%) Oracle
13 413 (18.13%) Apache
14 407 (17.87%) MongoDB
15 400 (17.56%) Scrum
16 383 (16.81%) Web Services
17 375 (16.46%) Jenkins
18 367 (16.11%) TDD
19 361 (15.85%) NoSQL
20 359 (15.76%) LAMP
21 355 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
22 348 (15.28%) SQL Server
23 341 (14.97%) DevOps
24 330 (14.49%) HTML5
25 327 (14.35%) Ruby
26 326 (14.31%) jQuery
27 306 (13.43%) AngularJS
28 305 (13.39%) REST
29 292 (12.82%) Puppet
30 286 (12.55%) Continuous Integration

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 413 (18.13%) Apache
2 247 (10.84%) Tomcat
3 153 (6.72%) nginx
4 145 (6.37%) Drupal
5 144 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
6 88 (3.86%) CMS
7 78 (3.42%) Confluence
8 74 (3.25%) WordPress
9 72 (3.16%) JBoss
10 64 (2.81%) OpenStack
11 63 (2.77%) Apache Solr
12 58 (2.55%) Apache Spark
13 56 (2.46%) IIS
14 53 (2.33%) WebSphere
15 47 (2.06%) Jetty
16 38 (1.67%) Mule ESB
17 30 (1.32%) WebLogic
18 27 (1.19%) WildFly
19 24 (1.05%) Apache Pig
20 23 (1.01%) Moodle
Applications
1 64 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.66%) MS Office
5 6 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.044%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 67 (2.94%) Magento
2 16 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.13%) assyst
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.13%) RMDS
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.088%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.088%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.044%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.044%) Shopify
7 1 (0.044%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 355 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.41%) GitHub
4 54 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
5 43 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 42 (1.84%) SaaS
7 41 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (1.14%) IaaS
10 25 (1.10%) PaaS
11 23 (1.01%) Route 53
12 20 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.70%) Slack
14 15 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 14 (0.61%) TestFlight
16 13 (0.57%) Google Analytics
17 12 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
17 12 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 8 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 168 (7.37%) HTTP
2 142 (6.23%) TCP/IP
3 87 (3.82%) DNS
4 83 (3.64%) Firewall
5 78 (3.42%) SSL
6 66 (2.90%) VPN
7 57 (2.50%) SAN
8 51 (2.24%) Internet
9 49 (2.15%) LDAP
10 32 (1.40%) DHCP
10 32 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
10 32 (1.40%) WAN
11 29 (1.27%) Network Security
12 28 (1.23%) LAN
13 25 (1.10%) SNMP
14 24 (1.05%) FTP
15 21 (0.92%) Intranet
16 20 (0.88%) iSCSI
16 20 (0.88%) NAS
17 19 (0.83%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (22.48%) PostgreSQL
2 407 (17.87%) MongoDB
3 361 (15.85%) NoSQL
4 348 (15.28%) SQL Server
5 225 (9.88%) Relational Database
6 174 (7.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 116 (5.09%) Big Data
8 106 (4.65%) Hadoop
9 99 (4.35%) Redis
10 86 (3.78%) RDBMS
11 66 (2.90%) HBase
12 61 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
13 55 (2.41%) Oracle Database
14 39 (1.71%) Apache Hive
15 38 (1.67%) MariaDB
16 35 (1.54%) CouchDB
17 34 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 28 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
19 27 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 629 (27.61%) Git (software)
2 375 (16.46%) Jenkins
3 195 (8.56%) Subversion
4 133 (5.84%) JIRA
5 107 (4.70%) JUnit
6 98 (4.30%) Maven
7 76 (3.34%) Mercurial
8 64 (2.81%) Vagrant
9 57 (2.50%) Cucumber
10 48 (2.11%) Selenium
11 43 (1.89%) Eclipse
11 43 (1.89%) GitLab
12 39 (1.71%) Gerrit
13 36 (1.58%) Ant
14 33 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (1.36%) Jasmine
16 28 (1.23%) Bitbucket
16 28 (1.23%) SoapUI
17 27 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
18 26 (1.14%) Mockito
General
1 225 (9.88%) Finance
2 70 (3.07%) Marketing
3 63 (2.77%) Banking
4 47 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 41 (1.80%) Retail
6 31 (1.36%) Publishing
7 29 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.14%) Games
9 23 (1.01%) Advertising
10 18 (0.79%) Electronics
11 14 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.53%) Legal
13 6 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.26%) Front Office
14 5 (0.22%) Billing
14 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.13%) Local Government
16 2 (0.088%) Automotive
16 2 (0.088%) Back Office
16 2 (0.088%) Law
Job Titles
1 1323 (58.08%) Developer
2 394 (17.30%) PHP Developer
3 275 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 163 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 147 (6.45%) Architect
6 138 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 109 (4.78%) Administrator
8 102 (4.48%) DBA
8 102 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 101 (4.43%) Web Developer
10 99 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
11 94 (4.13%) Drupal Developer
12 84 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
13 73 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 68 (2.99%) Software Engineer
15 67 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
16 66 (2.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 56 (2.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 54 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
19 52 (2.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 866 (38.02%) HTML
2 766 (33.63%) CSS
3 383 (16.81%) Web Services
4 359 (15.76%) LAMP
5 330 (14.49%) HTML5
6 326 (14.31%) jQuery
7 306 (13.43%) AngularJS
8 305 (13.39%) REST
9 244 (10.71%) XML
10 238 (10.45%) JSON
11 236 (10.36%) Spring
12 219 (9.61%) Node.js
12 219 (9.61%) RESTful
13 210 (9.22%) CSS3
14 155 (6.80%) SOAP
15 144 (6.32%) Symfony
16 139 (6.10%) Ajax
17 128 (5.62%) .NET
18 125 (5.49%) Django
19 119 (5.22%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 95 (4.17%) User Experience
2 94 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 76 (3.34%) Mobile App
4 64 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 51 (2.24%) Replication
7 45 (1.98%) Clustering
8 40 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.23%) Private Cloud
12 25 (1.10%) Management Information System
13 24 (1.05%) Visualisation
14 22 (0.97%) Algorithms
14 22 (0.97%) Data Integration
14 22 (0.97%) e-Learning
15 20 (0.88%) NHS
16 19 (0.83%) Fintech
17 13 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 900 (39.51%) Linux
2 237 (10.40%) Unix
3 203 (8.91%) Windows
4 134 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 95 (4.17%) CentOS
6 89 (3.91%) Ubuntu
7 61 (2.68%) Windows Server
8 50 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 47 (2.06%) Solaris
9 47 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (1.89%) Android
11 24 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (1.01%) AIX
13 22 (0.97%) Debian
14 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.61%) HPUX
16 12 (0.53%) CoreOS
16 12 (0.53%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (17.56%) Scrum
3 367 (16.11%) TDD
4 341 (14.97%) DevOps
5 286 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
6 283 (12.42%) MVC
7 276 (12.12%) Open Source
8 260 (11.41%) Web Development
9 249 (10.93%) Configuration Management
10 247 (10.84%) E-Commerce
11 188 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 178 (7.81%) OO
13 165 (7.24%) Kanban
14 149 (6.54%) BDD
15 147 (6.45%) Microservices
16 116 (5.09%) Mentoring
17 115 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
18 106 (4.65%) Front End Development
18 106 (4.65%) Migration
19 102 (4.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 869 (38.15%) JavaScript
2 846 (37.14%) PHP
3 683 (29.98%) Java
4 535 (23.49%) SQL
5 494 (21.69%) Python
6 327 (14.35%) Ruby
7 207 (9.09%) Perl
8 189 (8.30%) Bash Shell
9 177 (7.77%) Scala
10 119 (5.22%) C#
11 79 (3.47%) C++
12 57 (2.50%) Go
13 55 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 52 (2.28%) C
15 42 (1.84%) Groovy
16 38 (1.67%) PowerShell
17 34 (1.49%) PL/SQL
18 28 (1.23%) T-SQL
19 25 (1.10%) PHP 5
20 22 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 157 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 109 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 102 (4.48%) Degree
4 24 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (0.88%) RHCE
6 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.57%) CCNP
10 10 (0.44%) CCNA
11 8 (0.35%) MCDBA
11 8 (0.35%) MCITP
11 8 (0.35%) RHCA
11 8 (0.35%) RHCSA
12 6 (0.26%) CISSP
13 4 (0.18%) MCSA
13 4 (0.18%) MCSE
13 4 (0.18%) SANS
14 3 (0.13%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (0.13%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.28%) QA
2 19 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.48%) SDET
6 7 (0.31%) SLA
7 3 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.088%) COBIT
8 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.044%) GCP
9 1 (0.044%) GPG13
9 1 (0.044%) ISO27005
System Software
1 174 (7.64%) Docker
2 143 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 44 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (1.67%) HDFS
5 38 (1.67%) Xen
6 25 (1.10%) NFS
6 25 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
7 19 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.75%) iptables
9 15 (0.66%) KVM
9 15 (0.66%) VirtualBox
10 14 (0.61%) Apache Flume
10 14 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.53%) LXC
12 12 (0.53%) Varnish
13 11 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.44%) Postfix
14 10 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 292 (12.82%) Puppet
2 219 (9.61%) Ansible
3 201 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (4.35%) Nagios
5 75 (3.29%) Salt
6 69 (3.03%) Kibana
7 68 (2.99%) logstash
8 58 (2.55%) HAProxy
9 55 (2.41%) Terraform
10 41 (1.80%) ZABBIX
11 30 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
12 23 (1.01%) Grafana
13 19 (0.83%) SCCM
14 18 (0.79%) Kubernetes
15 16 (0.70%) Ambari
16 14 (0.61%) Zenoss
17 13 (0.57%) Oozie
17 13 (0.57%) StatsD
18 11 (0.48%) Cacti
18 11 (0.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 434 (19.05%) Oracle
2 192 (8.43%) VMware
3 175 (7.68%) Red Hat
4 162 (7.11%) Microsoft
5 147 (6.45%) Zend
6 71 (3.12%) IBM
7 55 (2.41%) Google
8 50 (2.19%) hybris
9 43 (1.89%) Rackspace
10 42 (1.84%) Cisco
10 42 (1.84%) SAP
10 42 (1.84%) Sybase
11 34 (1.49%) Splunk
12 32 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (1.32%) Adobe
14 29 (1.27%) SaltStack
15 27 (1.19%) Talend
16 23 (1.01%) Hortonworks
16 23 (1.01%) Tableau
17 22 (0.97%) Percona
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Marine Conservation Society
Rate: From £21,500 to £25,800 per annum Consider day rate or direct employme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago