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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 99 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1281 1345 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 2.36% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.65% 10.15% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 913 859
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £22.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £115.47 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £25.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+49.00% -54.54%

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
12029 13253 11849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 23.27% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8018 8618 7315
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 187 198
Median hourly rate £31.95 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 1216 £400 +6.66% 729
London +1 670 £425 +11.84% 264
South East -12 172 £350 +6.87% 131
City of London +11 89 £425 +6.25% 51
Yorkshire +9 82 £350 -11.39% 48
North West +6 75 £375 - 82
South West -17 61 £340 -8.10% 56
East of England -21 49 £375 +7.91% 48
Manchester -19 46 £375 - 54
Hampshire +7 42 £350 - 39
West Midlands -32 42 £325 +35.41% 46
West Yorkshire -12 40 £325 -21.68% 35
South Yorkshire +26 38 £380 -5.00% 6
Sheffield +13 37 £385 -3.75% 5
Leeds -5 34 £325 -21.68% 27
North East -35 33 £323 -49.01% 7
Tyne and Wear -31 32 £330 -47.82% 7
East Sussex +11 31 £300 +20.00% 14
East Midlands +9 31 £375 +7.14% 46
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 31 £332 -46.96% 7
Bristol -14 26 £325 -13.33% 12
Cambridgeshire +12 25 £363 +20.83% 26
Wales +3 24 £300 +20.00% 6
Brighton +9 23 £300 +20.00% 6
South Wales +3 23 £300 +20.00% 5
Cambridge +11 22 £344 +14.58% 17
Surrey +6 22 £394 +21.15% 18
Berkshire -1 22 £375 -6.36% 20
Scotland -2 22 £310 -3.12% 13
Cardiff -1 18 £300 +20.00% 4

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1095 (42.57%) Linux
2 970 (37.71%) JavaScript
3 967 (37.60%) PHP
4 939 (36.51%) HTML
5 893 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
6 879 (34.18%) CSS
7 775 (30.13%) Java
8 586 (22.78%) Oracle
8 586 (22.78%) Git (software)
9 565 (21.97%) SQL
10 507 (19.71%) Apache
11 502 (19.52%) Python
12 443 (17.22%) PostgreSQL
13 437 (16.99%) LAMP
14 429 (16.68%) DevOps
15 425 (16.52%) TDD
16 410 (15.94%) HTML5
17 382 (14.85%) Scrum
18 380 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
18 380 (14.77%) MongoDB
19 379 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
20 363 (14.11%) Puppet
21 358 (13.92%) Web Services
22 356 (13.84%) SQL Server
23 355 (13.80%) jQuery
24 342 (13.30%) Ruby
25 327 (12.71%) Jenkins
26 325 (12.64%) Unix
27 316 (12.29%) Tomcat
28 310 (12.05%) Perl

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
1 507 (19.71%) Apache
2 316 (12.29%) Tomcat
3 175 (6.80%) nginx
4 126 (4.90%) JBoss
5 115 (4.47%) Drupal
6 111 (4.32%) WordPress
7 90 (3.50%) CMS
8 88 (3.42%) IIS
9 76 (2.95%) Confluence
10 68 (2.64%) Jetty
11 62 (2.41%) OpenStack
12 59 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
12 59 (2.29%) WebSphere
13 42 (1.63%) Moodle
13 42 (1.63%) SharePoint
14 34 (1.32%) Apache Spark
15 27 (1.05%) WebLogic
16 26 (1.01%) Apache Solr
17 23 (0.89%) SAS
17 23 (0.89%) uWSGI
Applications
1 52 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.09%) MS Office
3 26 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.78%) SPSS
5 13 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.47%) Stata
7 8 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.16%) HipChat
11 3 (0.12%) InDesign
11 3 (0.12%) MS Project
12 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.039%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.039%) Simulink
13 1 (0.039%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 96 (3.73%) Magento
2 15 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.27%) SAP MDM
6 6 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.16%) BigMachines
7 4 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.078%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.078%) Revive Adserver
10 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.039%) Odoo
10 1 (0.039%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 379 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (3.85%) GitHub
3 98 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (1.91%) SaaS
6 48 (1.87%) Amazon S3
7 45 (1.75%) PaaS
8 44 (1.71%) IaaS
9 30 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (1.17%) Route 53
10 28 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 21 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
13 17 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 16 (0.62%) Google Apps
14 16 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 154 (5.99%) HTTP
2 143 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 138 (5.37%) DNS
4 88 (3.42%) SAN
5 79 (3.07%) Firewall
6 73 (2.84%) SSL
7 62 (2.41%) Network Security
8 61 (2.37%) VPN
9 55 (2.14%) Internet
10 49 (1.91%) DHCP
11 47 (1.83%) LDAP
12 42 (1.63%) IPsec
13 41 (1.59%) FTP
14 34 (1.32%) SSH
15 29 (1.13%) WAN
16 27 (1.05%) NAS
17 25 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
18 24 (0.93%) SNMP
19 21 (0.82%) iSCSI
20 20 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (17.22%) PostgreSQL
2 380 (14.77%) MongoDB
3 356 (13.84%) SQL Server
4 288 (11.20%) NoSQL
5 203 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 110 (4.28%) Hadoop
7 102 (3.97%) Big Data
8 101 (3.93%) Redis
9 100 (3.89%) Oracle Database
10 93 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 84 (3.27%) RDBMS
12 64 (2.49%) Apache Hive
13 56 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
14 54 (2.10%) Neo4j
15 53 (2.06%) DB2
16 51 (1.98%) MariaDB
17 46 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 45 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 45 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (1.59%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 586 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 327 (12.71%) Jenkins
3 272 (10.58%) Subversion
4 188 (7.31%) JIRA
5 137 (5.33%) JUnit
6 124 (4.82%) Maven
7 62 (2.41%) Ant
8 59 (2.29%) Vagrant
9 58 (2.26%) Cucumber
10 54 (2.10%) Selenium
11 53 (2.06%) PHPUnit
12 52 (2.02%) Mockito
13 49 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 48 (1.87%) Mercurial
15 45 (1.75%) TeamCity
16 43 (1.67%) Eclipse
17 42 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
18 33 (1.28%) Grunt
19 32 (1.24%) Gerrit
20 31 (1.21%) Travis CI
General
1 233 (9.06%) Finance
2 95 (3.69%) Banking
3 80 (3.11%) Marketing
4 69 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 60 (2.33%) Retail
6 47 (1.83%) Games
7 30 (1.17%) Advertising
7 30 (1.17%) Publishing
8 21 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.58%) Electronics
10 10 (0.39%) Billing
10 10 (0.39%) Legal
11 8 (0.31%) Back Office
12 7 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.16%) Automotive
14 4 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.12%) German Language
15 3 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 1403 (54.55%) Developer
2 475 (18.47%) PHP Developer
3 285 (11.08%) Java Developer
4 217 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 205 (7.97%) Senior Developer
6 156 (6.07%) Administrator
7 140 (5.44%) MySQL Developer
8 133 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
9 122 (4.74%) Architect
10 103 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 100 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
12 95 (3.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 89 (3.46%) DBA
13 89 (3.46%) Web Developer
14 85 (3.30%) Analyst
15 83 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 76 (2.95%) Full Stack Developer
16 76 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
17 74 (2.88%) Python Developer
18 73 (2.84%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 939 (36.51%) HTML
2 879 (34.18%) CSS
3 437 (16.99%) LAMP
4 410 (15.94%) HTML5
5 358 (13.92%) Web Services
6 355 (13.80%) jQuery
7 295 (11.47%) AngularJS
8 289 (11.24%) XML
9 286 (11.12%) CSS3
10 285 (11.08%) REST
11 261 (10.15%) Spring
12 233 (9.06%) JSON
13 197 (7.66%) Node.js
14 187 (7.27%) RESTful
15 162 (6.30%) SOAP
16 156 (6.07%) .NET
17 155 (6.03%) Ajax
18 150 (5.83%) Symfony
19 123 (4.78%) RabbitMQ
20 122 (4.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 88 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 82 (3.19%) User Experience
4 65 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 54 (2.10%) Clustering
6 45 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 41 (1.59%) Replication
8 40 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 39 (1.52%) Digital Media
10 38 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (1.44%) Wiki
12 31 (1.21%) e-Learning
12 31 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 30 (1.17%) Fintech
14 29 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 29 (1.13%) Data Integration
15 28 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 25 (0.97%) Statistics
17 22 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
17 22 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1095 (42.57%) Linux
2 325 (12.64%) Unix
3 283 (11.00%) Windows
4 184 (7.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 139 (5.40%) CentOS
6 93 (3.62%) Ubuntu
7 90 (3.50%) Solaris
8 88 (3.42%) Windows Server
9 57 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 44 (1.71%) Android
11 39 (1.52%) Debian
12 26 (1.01%) AIX
13 25 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.70%) Windows Phone
16 13 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.47%) SUSE
18 11 (0.43%) HPUX
19 10 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (16.68%) DevOps
3 425 (16.52%) TDD
4 382 (14.85%) Scrum
5 380 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
6 310 (12.05%) MVC
7 297 (11.55%) Open Source
8 288 (11.20%) Web Development
9 276 (10.73%) OO
10 252 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 234 (9.10%) Configuration Management
12 211 (8.20%) Software Engineering
13 185 (7.19%) BDD
14 167 (6.49%) OOP
15 154 (5.99%) Unit Testing
16 153 (5.95%) High Availability
17 132 (5.13%) Kanban
18 124 (4.82%) SOA
19 121 (4.70%) SDLC
20 120 (4.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 970 (37.71%) JavaScript
2 967 (37.60%) PHP
3 775 (30.13%) Java
4 565 (21.97%) SQL
5 502 (19.52%) Python
6 342 (13.30%) Ruby
7 310 (12.05%) Perl
8 216 (8.40%) Bash Shell
9 159 (6.18%) Scala
10 125 (4.86%) C#
11 84 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 82 (3.19%) C++
13 72 (2.80%) PL/SQL
14 62 (2.41%) C
15 60 (2.33%) PHP 5
16 56 (2.18%) Go
17 45 (1.75%) PowerShell
18 42 (1.63%) Groovy
19 28 (1.09%) Clojure
20 26 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 161 (6.26%) Security Cleared
2 133 (5.17%) Degree
3 100 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.24%) RHCE
5 31 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (0.86%) CCNP
7 19 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 17 (0.66%) CCNA
9 15 (0.58%) OCP
10 14 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.43%) ISEB
12 10 (0.39%) VCAP
13 9 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.35%) RHCA
14 8 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.27%) MCITP
15 7 (0.27%) MCTS
15 7 (0.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (1.98%) QA
2 17 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.27%) SLA
5 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.12%) COBIT
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.078%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.039%) WAI
System Software
1 175 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (6.73%) Docker
3 104 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 40 (1.56%) vSphere
5 39 (1.52%) KVM
5 39 (1.52%) vCloud
6 35 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 35 (1.36%) Xen
7 34 (1.32%) Samba
8 30 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (1.09%) GlusterFS
9 28 (1.09%) Hyper-V
10 24 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
11 23 (0.89%) Varnish
12 22 (0.86%) NFS
13 21 (0.82%) iptables
14 16 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (0.58%) Postfix
15 15 (0.58%) VMware ESX
16 12 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 363 (14.11%) Puppet
2 210 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 201 (7.81%) Ansible
4 93 (3.62%) Nagios
5 55 (2.14%) ZABBIX
6 52 (2.02%) logstash
7 50 (1.94%) Kibana
8 48 (1.87%) HAProxy
9 40 (1.56%) Salt
10 37 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
11 30 (1.17%) NetBackup
12 24 (0.93%) Data Guard
13 23 (0.89%) Zenoss
14 22 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
14 22 (0.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 21 (0.82%) Kubernetes
15 21 (0.82%) Terraform
16 20 (0.78%) Graphite
16 20 (0.78%) SCCM
17 18 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 586 (22.78%) Oracle
2 257 (9.99%) Red Hat
3 253 (9.84%) VMware
4 191 (7.43%) Microsoft
5 121 (4.70%) Zend
6 106 (4.12%) IBM
7 74 (2.88%) Google
8 54 (2.10%) EMC
9 53 (2.06%) HP
10 50 (1.94%) Cisco
11 44 (1.71%) Veritas
12 38 (1.48%) Citrix
12 38 (1.48%) SAP
13 35 (1.36%) hybris
13 35 (1.36%) Tableau
14 34 (1.32%) Sybase
15 32 (1.24%) Brocade
16 31 (1.21%) Adobe
17 25 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
18 24 (0.93%) Apple
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £235 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £345.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
World First
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 - 6 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago