The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 27 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 84 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1343 1294 1207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.37% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.66% 11.18% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 870 795
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £10.34 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.47 £71.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +83.33%

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
12604 11572 11008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.09% 21.15% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8262 7168 6722
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 175 224
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.02 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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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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
England -11 1249 £375 +7.14% 831
London -1 642 £380 +1.33% 301
South East -18 196 £325 - 120
City of London +4 131 £395 +5.33% 79
East of England +24 102 £345 -6.75% 38
South West -11 85 £375 - 50
North West +10 74 £373 +24.16% 106
Yorkshire -1 63 £415 +33.87% 93
Manchester +20 55 £375 +31.57% 61
Oxfordshire +8 54 £369 +9.25% 16
West Yorkshire +14 48 £415 +25.75% 59
Wales +16 45 £250 -43.82% 10
Bristol -19 44 £395 +5.33% 11
West Midlands -17 43 £240 -20.00% 39
Leeds +3 41 £415 +33.44% 42
Cardiff +29 39 £250 -13.04% 7
South Wales +20 39 £250 -43.82% 9
Hampshire -23 34 £350 - 23
Hertfordshire +12 33 £345 -5.47% 10
Cambridgeshire -3 30 £300 -23.80% 15
East Sussex +1 28 £250 -13.79% 7
Cambridge -5 25 £300 -23.80% 13
Suffolk +22 24 £400 +33.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +17 23 £300 +2.12% 15
Scotland +3 23 £320 +5.78% 19
North East -7 23 £625 +177.77% 8
East Midlands -13 22 £351 +20.08% 75
Tyne and Wear - 22 £633 - 7
Ipswich +14 21 £413 +37.50% 2
Oxford -1 21 £335 -10.66% 6

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MySQL 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 MySQL.

1 1091 (42.22%) PHP
2 1044 (40.40%) HTML
3 1019 (39.43%) JavaScript
4 995 (38.51%) Linux
5 902 (34.91%) CSS
6 827 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 742 (28.72%) Java
8 724 (28.02%) SQL
9 539 (20.86%) Oracle
10 503 (19.47%) Git (software)
11 483 (18.69%) jQuery
12 456 (17.65%) Web Services
13 438 (16.95%) Apache
14 432 (16.72%) SQL Server
15 410 (15.87%) HTML5
16 382 (14.78%) Scrum
17 371 (14.36%) DevOps
18 369 (14.28%) MongoDB
19 361 (13.97%) TDD
20 357 (13.82%) Python
21 353 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
22 352 (13.62%) UNIX
23 347 (13.43%) OO
24 345 (13.35%) PostgreSQL
25 337 (13.04%) Puppet
26 335 (12.96%) Ruby
27 325 (12.58%) MVC
28 305 (11.80%) Relational Database
29 299 (11.57%) LAMP
30 297 (11.49%) Windows

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MySQL 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 MySQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 438 (16.95%) Apache
2 223 (8.63%) Tomcat
3 159 (6.15%) Drupal
4 135 (5.22%) JBoss
5 123 (4.76%) WordPress
6 120 (4.64%) CMS
7 104 (4.02%) nginx
8 89 (3.44%) Node.js
9 71 (2.75%) Confluence
10 62 (2.40%) IIS
11 57 (2.21%) WebLogic
12 39 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
13 36 (1.39%) OpenStack
14 35 (1.35%) SharePoint
15 29 (1.12%) Mule ESB
16 26 (1.01%) WebSphere
17 24 (0.93%) Joomla!
18 19 (0.74%) Apache Solr
19 18 (0.70%) Mule
19 18 (0.70%) Zope
Applications
1 90 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.74%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.47%) MS Office
4 26 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.15%) MS Project
9 2 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.077%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.077%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 95 (3.68%) Magento
2 13 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.12%) Shopify
7 3 (0.12%) BigMachines
7 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.12%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.077%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.077%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.039%) Summit
9 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.039%) Agresso
9 1 (0.039%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 266 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (2.36%) GitHub
3 60 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (1.63%) SaaS
5 31 (1.20%) PaaS
5 31 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 30 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (0.43%) Route 53
12 10 (0.39%) Heroku
13 9 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.27%) IaaS
16 6 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 5 (0.19%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.19%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 163 (6.31%) HTTP
2 123 (4.76%) DNS
3 111 (4.30%) Firewall
4 109 (4.22%) TCP/IP
5 108 (4.18%) Internet
6 75 (2.90%) LDAP
7 71 (2.75%) SSL
8 67 (2.59%) VPN
9 39 (1.51%) SAN
9 39 (1.51%) DHCP
10 29 (1.12%) Network Security
11 27 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
12 26 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
13 24 (0.93%) Intranet
14 22 (0.85%) IPsec
15 19 (0.74%) 2G
15 19 (0.74%) 3G
15 19 (0.74%) SNMP
15 19 (0.74%) SMTP
16 17 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 369 (14.28%) MongoDB
3 345 (13.35%) PostgreSQL
4 305 (11.80%) Relational Database
5 184 (7.12%) NoSQL
6 117 (4.53%) RDBMS
7 102 (3.95%) Redis
8 65 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 62 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 59 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (1.82%) Big Data
12 45 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (1.70%) DB2
13 44 (1.70%) Hadoop
14 39 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (1.01%) MariaDB
17 25 (0.97%) Informix
18 21 (0.81%) OLTP
18 21 (0.81%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 503 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 291 (11.26%) Jenkins
3 227 (8.78%) Subversion
4 144 (5.57%) JIRA
5 102 (3.95%) Maven
6 67 (2.59%) JUnit
7 66 (2.55%) Selenium
8 59 (2.28%) PHPUnit
9 53 (2.05%) Mercurial
10 44 (1.70%) Cucumber
11 43 (1.66%) Ant
12 42 (1.63%) Eclipse
13 40 (1.55%) Grunt
14 35 (1.35%) TeamCity
15 34 (1.32%) Gerrit
16 33 (1.28%) Hudson
16 33 (1.28%) Visual Studio
16 33 (1.28%) JMeter
17 32 (1.24%) Artifactory
18 31 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 181 (7.00%) Finance
2 92 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 79 (3.06%) Marketing
4 77 (2.98%) Retail
5 48 (1.86%) Banking
6 42 (1.63%) Games
7 29 (1.12%) Publishing
8 22 (0.85%) Advertising
9 19 (0.74%) Back Office
10 13 (0.50%) Automotive
10 13 (0.50%) Legal
11 12 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.27%) Electronics
14 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.12%) French Language
16 2 (0.077%) Local Government
16 2 (0.077%) Billing
17 1 (0.039%) Military
Job Titles
1 1500 (58.05%) Developer
2 459 (17.76%) PHP Developer
3 253 (9.79%) Java Developer
4 177 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 162 (6.27%) Architect
6 160 (6.19%) DBA
7 142 (5.50%) Web Developer
8 120 (4.64%) Administrator
9 113 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 82 (3.17%) MySQL DBA
11 81 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
12 75 (2.90%) Software Engineer
13 70 (2.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 67 (2.59%) Magento Developer
15 63 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
16 60 (2.32%) Analyst
17 57 (2.21%) Systems Administrator
18 56 (2.17%) .NET Developer
19 55 (2.13%) Technical Architect
19 55 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (40.40%) HTML
2 902 (34.91%) CSS
3 483 (18.69%) jQuery
4 456 (17.65%) Web Services
5 410 (15.87%) HTML5
6 299 (11.57%) LAMP
7 269 (10.41%) XML
8 257 (9.95%) CSS3
9 227 (8.78%) Spring
10 211 (8.17%) Ajax
11 202 (7.82%) .NET
12 190 (7.35%) REST
13 184 (7.12%) AngularJS
14 175 (6.77%) SOAP
15 173 (6.70%) Symfony
16 162 (6.27%) J2EE
17 161 (6.23%) JSON
18 159 (6.15%) RESTful
19 130 (5.03%) Hibernate
20 127 (4.91%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 109 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (3.52%) Replication
3 79 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 72 (2.79%) Clustering
5 66 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 64 (2.48%) User Experience
7 62 (2.40%) Digital Media
8 61 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 47 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 42 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (0.85%) Wiki
12 19 (0.74%) Social Media
12 19 (0.74%) Mainframe
13 17 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.62%) W3C
15 15 (0.58%) Fixed Income
16 14 (0.54%) STB
16 14 (0.54%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.46%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 995 (38.51%) Linux
2 352 (13.62%) UNIX
3 297 (11.49%) Windows
4 143 (5.53%) CentOS
5 137 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (4.33%) Ubuntu
7 50 (1.93%) Android
8 49 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 41 (1.59%) Solaris
10 27 (1.04%) Debian
10 27 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 22 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.70%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.62%) AIX
16 15 (0.58%) SUSE
16 15 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
18 9 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (14.78%) Scrum
3 371 (14.36%) DevOps
4 361 (13.97%) TDD
5 353 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
6 347 (13.43%) OO
7 325 (12.58%) MVC
8 246 (9.52%) Open Source
9 245 (9.48%) Configuration Management
10 238 (9.21%) E-Commerce
11 237 (9.17%) Web Development
12 158 (6.11%) OOP
13 155 (6.00%) Software Engineering
14 138 (5.34%) BDD
15 128 (4.95%) SOA
16 109 (4.22%) OO PHP
17 104 (4.02%) Unit Testing
18 95 (3.68%) SDLC
19 89 (3.44%) Mentoring
20 87 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1091 (42.22%) PHP
2 1019 (39.43%) JavaScript
3 742 (28.72%) Java
4 724 (28.02%) SQL
5 357 (13.82%) Python
6 335 (12.96%) Ruby
7 265 (10.26%) Perl
8 152 (5.88%) C#
9 149 (5.77%) Bash Shell
10 110 (4.26%) PHP5
11 97 (3.75%) Shell Script
12 90 (3.48%) C++
13 76 (2.94%) Scala
14 49 (1.90%) T-SQL
15 48 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 45 (1.74%) Groovy
17 41 (1.59%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.16%) Clojure
19 27 (1.04%) C
20 24 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 173 (6.70%) Security Cleared
2 124 (4.80%) Degree
3 109 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.58%) MCDBA
7 14 (0.54%) MCITP
8 13 (0.50%) ISEB
9 10 (0.39%) CISSP
9 10 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.35%) CCNA
11 6 (0.23%) CCNP
12 5 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.15%) RHCE
14 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.12%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (2.86%) QA
2 18 (0.70%) SLA
3 16 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.12%) COBIT
6 2 (0.077%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.039%) WAI
System Software
1 87 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (3.13%) Docker
3 50 (1.93%) Varnish
4 46 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 30 (1.16%) vCloud
6 26 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.77%) iptables
8 17 (0.66%) Samba
9 16 (0.62%) vSphere
10 15 (0.58%) NFS
11 13 (0.50%) XenServer
11 13 (0.50%) KVM
12 12 (0.46%) Postfix
13 11 (0.43%) Squid
14 9 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 7 (0.27%) VMware ESX
17 6 (0.23%) Xen
17 6 (0.23%) HDFS
18 5 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 337 (13.04%) Puppet
2 221 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (4.37%) Ansible
4 93 (3.60%) Nagios
5 76 (2.94%) Salt
6 56 (2.17%) Vagrant
7 48 (1.86%) HAProxy
8 40 (1.55%) ZABBIX
9 39 (1.51%) logstash
10 33 (1.28%) Kibana
11 27 (1.04%) Cacti
12 23 (0.89%) Capistrano
12 23 (0.89%) Rundeck
13 22 (0.85%) Zenoss
14 20 (0.77%) NetBackup
15 18 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (0.54%) SCCM
17 13 (0.50%) Graphite
18 12 (0.46%) Opsview
18 12 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 539 (20.86%) Oracle
2 229 (8.86%) Red Hat
3 183 (7.08%) Microsoft
4 180 (6.97%) Zend
5 156 (6.04%) VMware
6 62 (2.40%) HP
7 57 (2.21%) Google
8 54 (2.09%) Percona
9 39 (1.51%) IBM
10 34 (1.32%) Cisco
11 33 (1.28%) Splunk
12 31 (1.20%) hybris
13 30 (1.16%) SAP
14 29 (1.12%) Sun
15 28 (1.08%) Rackspace
16 27 (1.04%) Sybase
17 24 (0.93%) Adobe
17 24 (0.93%) Apple
18 21 (0.81%) New Relic
19 19 (0.74%) Citrix
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per week
Posted: 13 hours ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago