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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 89 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1390 1353 1289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.59% 2.41% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.83% 10.28% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 912 887
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -60.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £8.80 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £102.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+60.49% -63.18%

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
11750 13156 12083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.85% 23.46% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7964 8609 7577
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 189 200
Median hourly rate £31.14 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 1298 £400 +6.66% 651
London +13 742 £425 +13.33% 246
South East -2 202 £365 +4.28% 126
City of London 0 86 £425 +8.97% 64
North West -3 82 £400 +10.34% 69
Yorkshire -3 71 £375 - 40
South West +5 67 £333 -5.00% 41
East of England -16 46 £400 +14.28% 39
Hampshire +3 41 £360 -1.75% 37
Wales +20 38 £300 -14.28% 8
South Wales +23 37 £300 -14.28% 7
West Yorkshire -21 36 £380 +1.33% 23
South Yorkshire +26 34 £393 +42.72% 10
East Sussex +19 34 £300 +5.26% 15
Sheffield +14 33 £400 +45.45% 9
Surrey +6 33 £400 +23.07% 24
Scotland -9 33 £325 +5.69% 8
West Midlands -51 33 £325 +30.00% 41
Cardiff +12 32 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands +4 32 £281 -25.00% 37
Manchester -29 31 £400 +8.47% 38
Leeds -21 30 £400 +6.66% 19
Bristol +2 29 £363 -2.68% 13
Cheshire +8 24 £481 +35.08% 10
Brighton +18 23 £350 +40.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +17 23 £400 +14.28% 18
Buckinghamshire +15 22 £325 +8.33% 8
Berkshire -9 22 £375 +5.63% 20
North East -51 22 £315 -29.21% 11
Cambridge +13 20 £400 +14.28% 14

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 1034 (41.59%) Linux
2 928 (37.33%) PHP
3 917 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 885 (35.60%) HTML
5 856 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
6 842 (33.87%) CSS
7 761 (30.61%) Java
8 586 (23.57%) Oracle
9 561 (22.57%) SQL
10 548 (22.04%) Git (software)
11 484 (19.47%) Python
12 447 (17.98%) Apache
13 435 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
14 413 (16.61%) TDD
15 409 (16.45%) LAMP
16 393 (15.81%) HTML5
17 391 (15.73%) DevOps
18 382 (15.37%) Scrum
19 375 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
19 375 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
20 365 (14.68%) jQuery
21 348 (14.00%) Web Services
22 341 (13.72%) SQL Server
22 341 (13.72%) Puppet
22 341 (13.72%) MongoDB
23 314 (12.63%) Unix
24 312 (12.55%) Ruby
25 303 (12.19%) Tomcat
26 293 (11.79%) Perl
27 292 (11.75%) Jenkins

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
1 447 (17.98%) Apache
2 303 (12.19%) Tomcat
3 164 (6.60%) nginx
4 117 (4.71%) JBoss
5 113 (4.55%) Drupal
6 109 (4.38%) WordPress
7 98 (3.94%) CMS
8 76 (3.06%) IIS
9 70 (2.82%) Jetty
10 66 (2.65%) OpenStack
11 62 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
12 60 (2.41%) Confluence
13 59 (2.37%) WebSphere
14 41 (1.65%) Moodle
15 37 (1.49%) SharePoint
16 34 (1.37%) WebLogic
17 30 (1.21%) Apache Spark
18 23 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 21 (0.84%) Apache Solr
19 21 (0.84%) uWSGI
Applications
1 56 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.17%) MS Office
3 28 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.80%) SPSS
5 12 (0.48%) Stata
6 10 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.16%) HipChat
10 3 (0.12%) InDesign
10 3 (0.12%) MS Project
11 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.040%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.040%) Simulink
12 1 (0.040%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 95 (3.82%) Magento
2 15 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.28%) SAP MDM
6 6 (0.24%) BigMachines
6 6 (0.24%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.080%) Revive Adserver
10 1 (0.040%) Odoo
10 1 (0.040%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 375 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (3.86%) GitHub
3 83 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (2.21%) SaaS
5 53 (2.13%) PaaS
6 51 (2.05%) IaaS
7 46 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 35 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (1.09%) Route 53
12 23 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 21 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 16 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.64%) Google Apps
18 15 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 145 (5.83%) HTTP
2 131 (5.27%) DNS
3 116 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 89 (3.58%) SAN
5 74 (2.98%) Firewall
6 61 (2.45%) SSL
7 57 (2.29%) Network Security
8 53 (2.13%) VPN
9 50 (2.01%) LDAP
10 47 (1.89%) Internet
11 42 (1.69%) DHCP
12 38 (1.53%) IPsec
13 35 (1.41%) FTP
14 29 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
15 27 (1.09%) NAS
16 24 (0.97%) SSH
17 23 (0.93%) SMTP
17 23 (0.93%) SNMP
17 23 (0.93%) WAN
18 17 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
2 341 (13.72%) MongoDB
2 341 (13.72%) SQL Server
3 280 (11.26%) NoSQL
4 212 (8.53%) Relational Database
5 112 (4.51%) Hadoop
6 109 (4.38%) Redis
7 104 (4.18%) Oracle Database
8 98 (3.94%) Big Data
9 94 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 80 (3.22%) RDBMS
11 68 (2.74%) Apache Hive
12 52 (2.09%) MariaDB
12 52 (2.09%) Neo4j
13 51 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
14 50 (2.01%) DB2
15 45 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 44 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 42 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (1.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 548 (22.04%) Git (software)
2 292 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 235 (9.45%) Subversion
4 169 (6.80%) JIRA
5 139 (5.59%) JUnit
6 133 (5.35%) Maven
7 64 (2.57%) Cucumber
8 54 (2.17%) Selenium
9 53 (2.13%) Ant
9 53 (2.13%) Mockito
10 52 (2.09%) PHPUnit
11 47 (1.89%) Vagrant
12 43 (1.73%) TeamCity
13 42 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 39 (1.57%) Mercurial
15 36 (1.45%) Eclipse
16 33 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
17 31 (1.25%) Travis CI
18 30 (1.21%) Grunt
19 28 (1.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 222 (8.93%) Finance
2 93 (3.74%) Banking
3 77 (3.10%) Marketing
4 68 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 54 (2.17%) Retail
6 50 (2.01%) Games
7 32 (1.29%) Publishing
8 22 (0.88%) Advertising
9 21 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.56%) Electronics
11 11 (0.44%) Back Office
11 11 (0.44%) Legal
12 8 (0.32%) Billing
12 8 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.24%) Law
13 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.20%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.16%) Automotive
15 4 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1375 (55.31%) Developer
2 461 (18.54%) PHP Developer
3 284 (11.42%) Java Developer
4 199 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 193 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 153 (6.15%) Administrator
7 132 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
7 132 (5.31%) MySQL Developer
8 114 (4.59%) Architect
9 98 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 97 (3.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 94 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
12 91 (3.66%) DBA
13 87 (3.50%) Web Developer
14 83 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
15 81 (3.26%) Analyst
15 81 (3.26%) Python Developer
16 73 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 71 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
18 69 (2.78%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 885 (35.60%) HTML
2 842 (33.87%) CSS
3 409 (16.45%) LAMP
4 393 (15.81%) HTML5
5 365 (14.68%) jQuery
6 348 (14.00%) Web Services
7 273 (10.98%) AngularJS
7 273 (10.98%) XML
8 271 (10.90%) REST
9 269 (10.82%) CSS3
10 254 (10.22%) Spring
11 231 (9.29%) JSON
12 199 (8.00%) RESTful
13 189 (7.60%) Node.js
14 184 (7.40%) SOAP
15 162 (6.52%) Ajax
16 158 (6.36%) .NET
17 145 (5.83%) Symfony
18 125 (5.03%) J2EE
19 118 (4.75%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 101 (4.06%) Computer Science
2 78 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (3.10%) User Experience
4 69 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 42 (1.69%) Clustering
6 40 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 40 (1.61%) Replication
7 39 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 38 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 34 (1.37%) Wiki
10 32 (1.29%) Fintech
11 29 (1.17%) Visualisation
12 27 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
13 26 (1.05%) Algorithms
14 25 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 25 (1.01%) Private Cloud
15 24 (0.97%) e-Learning
16 22 (0.88%) Statistics
17 21 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1034 (41.59%) Linux
2 314 (12.63%) Unix
3 282 (11.34%) Windows
4 178 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 125 (5.03%) CentOS
6 89 (3.58%) Ubuntu
7 85 (3.42%) Windows Server
8 81 (3.26%) Solaris
9 44 (1.77%) Debian
10 42 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 35 (1.41%) Android
12 24 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (0.93%) AIX
14 18 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.48%) Windows Phone
17 11 (0.44%) HPUX
17 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.40%) SUSE
18 10 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (16.61%) TDD
3 391 (15.73%) DevOps
4 382 (15.37%) Scrum
5 375 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
6 291 (11.71%) Open Source
7 288 (11.58%) MVC
8 281 (11.30%) OO
9 275 (11.06%) Web Development
10 251 (10.10%) E-Commerce
11 224 (9.01%) Configuration Management
12 211 (8.49%) Software Engineering
13 186 (7.48%) BDD
14 163 (6.56%) OOP
15 155 (6.23%) High Availability
16 145 (5.83%) Unit Testing
17 135 (5.43%) Kanban
18 128 (5.15%) SOA
19 115 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
19 115 (4.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 928 (37.33%) PHP
2 917 (36.89%) JavaScript
3 761 (30.61%) Java
4 561 (22.57%) SQL
5 484 (19.47%) Python
6 312 (12.55%) Ruby
7 293 (11.79%) Perl
8 208 (8.37%) Bash Shell
9 132 (5.31%) Scala
10 129 (5.19%) C#
11 89 (3.58%) C++
12 86 (3.46%) Shell Script
13 76 (3.06%) PL/SQL
14 60 (2.41%) C
15 58 (2.33%) PHP 5
16 49 (1.97%) Go
17 47 (1.89%) PowerShell
18 37 (1.49%) Groovy
19 26 (1.05%) R
20 24 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 144 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 131 (5.27%) Degree
3 84 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.09%) RHCE
5 26 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (0.68%) CCNP
8 16 (0.64%) CCNA
8 16 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.60%) OCP
10 14 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.44%) ISEB
12 10 (0.40%) VCAP
13 9 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.28%) BC Cleared
15 7 (0.28%) MCITP
15 7 (0.28%) MCTS
15 7 (0.28%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.85%) QA
2 17 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.32%) SLA
6 4 (0.16%) COBIT
6 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.080%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 175 (7.04%) Docker
2 172 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 42 (1.69%) vSphere
5 39 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 36 (1.45%) vCloud
7 33 (1.33%) Xen
8 31 (1.25%) GlusterFS
9 29 (1.17%) KVM
10 27 (1.09%) Samba
10 27 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 26 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
11 26 (1.05%) Varnish
12 22 (0.88%) NFS
13 20 (0.80%) Hyper-V
14 19 (0.76%) Squid
15 18 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (0.68%) iptables
17 15 (0.60%) VMware ESX
18 13 (0.52%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 341 (13.72%) Puppet
2 204 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
3 183 (7.36%) Ansible
4 105 (4.22%) Nagios
5 58 (2.33%) ZABBIX
6 57 (2.29%) logstash
7 48 (1.93%) HAProxy
8 46 (1.85%) Kibana
9 42 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
10 35 (1.41%) Salt
11 34 (1.37%) NetBackup
12 26 (1.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 25 (1.01%) Cacti
13 25 (1.01%) Data Guard
14 24 (0.97%) Graphite
15 22 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
15 22 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
16 20 (0.80%) SCCM
17 19 (0.76%) Kubernetes
18 18 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 586 (23.57%) Oracle
2 255 (10.26%) VMware
3 235 (9.45%) Red Hat
4 185 (7.44%) Microsoft
5 123 (4.95%) Zend
6 101 (4.06%) IBM
7 82 (3.30%) Google
8 59 (2.37%) EMC
9 56 (2.25%) HP
10 50 (2.01%) Cisco
11 48 (1.93%) Veritas
12 37 (1.49%) hybris
13 36 (1.45%) Brocade
14 35 (1.41%) SAP
15 33 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
15 33 (1.33%) Sybase
16 32 (1.29%) Tableau
17 31 (1.25%) Citrix
18 28 (1.13%) Adobe
18 28 (1.13%) Sun
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £3400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
eCom Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago