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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 85 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1357 1435 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.32% 2.57% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.27% 11.98% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 958 793
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.82 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.29 £71.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £44.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +26.50%

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
13213 11976 11661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.44% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8689 7440 7215
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 181 204
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.67 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -14 1277 £375 +4.16% 843
London -10 615 £400 +6.66% 272
South East -25 195 £300 -8.39% 123
South West -3 112 £413 +10.00% 54
City of London +9 111 £400 +6.66% 76
East of England -11 92 £325 -13.33% 43
Yorkshire +15 91 £388 +29.16% 110
West Yorkshire +17 71 £410 +28.12% 71
Leeds +17 66 £418 +30.98% 59
North West -18 65 £375 +22.95% 118
Bristol -12 62 £450 +20.00% 16
Wales +6 49 £300 -31.03% 9
Cardiff +24 46 £250 -23.07% 2
South Wales +17 46 £250 -39.20% 8
West Midlands -10 42 £240 -23.80% 47
East Midlands -4 41 £338 +3.84% 59
Manchester -4 41 £370 +25.95% 62
Oxfordshire -6 40 £300 -6.25% 21
Cambridgeshire -5 39 £300 -17.24% 14
Hampshire -17 38 £300 -9.09% 29
Cambridge -6 34 £338 -6.89% 9
Berkshire -5 33 £350 +7.69% 23
North East -12 28 £425 +70.00% 18
Surrey -24 27 £368 -13.52% 14
East Sussex +14 26 £250 -16.66% 14
Tyne and Wear -2 25 £425 +88.88% 15
Oxford -4 25 £300 -10.44% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 24 £435 +93.33% 14
Brighton +7 23 £250 -16.66% 8
Hertfordshire -4 23 £330 -10.81% 10

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1116 (42.61%) PHP
2 1060 (40.47%) HTML
3 1054 (40.24%) JavaScript
4 1027 (39.21%) Linux
5 908 (34.67%) CSS
6 848 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
7 781 (29.82%) Java
8 771 (29.44%) SQL
9 554 (21.15%) Oracle
10 530 (20.24%) Git (software)
11 529 (20.20%) jQuery
12 466 (17.79%) Apache
13 440 (16.80%) Web Services
14 423 (16.15%) SQL Server
15 413 (15.77%) HTML5
16 388 (14.81%) TDD
17 382 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
18 380 (14.51%) UNIX
19 373 (14.24%) Python
20 368 (14.05%) Scrum
21 365 (13.94%) MongoDB
22 364 (13.90%) OO
23 348 (13.29%) DevOps
24 325 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
24 325 (12.41%) Ruby
25 316 (12.07%) MVC
26 309 (11.80%) Jenkins
27 306 (11.68%) Puppet
28 299 (11.42%) Windows
29 291 (11.11%) Relational Database

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 466 (17.79%) Apache
2 248 (9.47%) Tomcat
3 178 (6.80%) Drupal
4 146 (5.57%) JBoss
5 131 (5.00%) CMS
6 125 (4.77%) Node.js
7 123 (4.70%) WordPress
8 111 (4.24%) nginx
9 80 (3.05%) Confluence
10 62 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
11 59 (2.25%) IIS
12 38 (1.45%) WebLogic
13 35 (1.34%) SharePoint
14 34 (1.30%) Mule ESB
15 32 (1.22%) Joomla!
16 29 (1.11%) Jetty
17 27 (1.03%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.95%) WebSphere
19 22 (0.84%) Mule
20 18 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 84 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 36 (1.37%) MS Office
4 25 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.076%) MS Project
8 2 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.076%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.076%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.038%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 101 (3.86%) Magento
2 17 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.34%) BigMachines
3 9 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) Shopify
7 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.11%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.076%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.076%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.038%) Summit
9 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.038%) Agresso
9 1 (0.038%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 273 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.37%) GitHub
3 53 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (1.68%) SaaS
5 34 (1.30%) PaaS
6 33 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 30 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 22 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.38%) Route 53
12 9 (0.34%) IaaS
12 9 (0.34%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.23%) Boomi
15 4 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 152 (5.80%) HTTP
2 110 (4.20%) DNS
3 108 (4.12%) Internet
4 104 (3.97%) Firewall
5 97 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 66 (2.52%) VPN
7 61 (2.33%) SSL
8 58 (2.21%) LDAP
9 41 (1.57%) SAN
10 37 (1.41%) DHCP
11 29 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
12 28 (1.07%) SMTP
13 24 (0.92%) SSH
14 22 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
14 22 (0.84%) SNMP
15 21 (0.80%) Network Security
16 19 (0.73%) 2G
16 19 (0.73%) 3G
17 17 (0.65%) IPsec
17 17 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 382 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
3 365 (13.94%) MongoDB
4 291 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 176 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 110 (4.20%) Redis
7 108 (4.12%) RDBMS
8 77 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 62 (2.37%) Hadoop
10 61 (2.33%) Big Data
11 58 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 57 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (1.99%) DB2
14 36 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (0.80%) Informix
18 20 (0.76%) OLTP
19 19 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
19 19 (0.73%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 530 (20.24%) Git (software)
2 309 (11.80%) Jenkins
3 250 (9.55%) Subversion
4 172 (6.57%) JIRA
5 111 (4.24%) Maven
6 80 (3.05%) Selenium
7 70 (2.67%) JUnit
8 68 (2.60%) PHPUnit
9 58 (2.21%) Mercurial
10 46 (1.76%) Cucumber
11 42 (1.60%) Eclipse
11 42 (1.60%) JMeter
12 41 (1.57%) Ant
13 40 (1.53%) TeamCity
13 40 (1.53%) Gerrit
14 37 (1.41%) Artifactory
15 36 (1.37%) Grunt
16 35 (1.34%) Gradle
16 35 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 34 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 200 (7.64%) Finance
2 100 (3.82%) Telecoms
3 80 (3.05%) Marketing
4 78 (2.98%) Retail
5 64 (2.44%) Banking
6 37 (1.41%) Games
7 22 (0.84%) Publishing
8 18 (0.69%) Back Office
9 16 (0.61%) Automotive
9 16 (0.61%) Advertising
10 15 (0.57%) Legal
11 14 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.42%) Electronics
14 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.11%) Local Government
17 2 (0.076%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.076%) French Language
17 2 (0.076%) Military
Job Titles
1 1549 (59.14%) Developer
2 477 (18.21%) PHP Developer
3 266 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 183 (6.99%) DBA
5 163 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 162 (6.19%) Architect
7 152 (5.80%) Web Developer
8 130 (4.96%) Administrator
9 127 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 87 (3.32%) MySQL DBA
11 86 (3.28%) Drupal Developer
12 82 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 65 (2.48%) Magento Developer
14 60 (2.29%) Software Engineer
15 59 (2.25%) Analyst
16 58 (2.21%) Technical Architect
16 58 (2.21%) Systems Administrator
17 53 (2.02%) Full Stack Developer
18 52 (1.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 51 (1.95%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1060 (40.47%) HTML
2 908 (34.67%) CSS
3 529 (20.20%) jQuery
4 440 (16.80%) Web Services
5 413 (15.77%) HTML5
6 283 (10.81%) LAMP
7 282 (10.77%) XML
8 250 (9.55%) CSS3
9 226 (8.63%) Spring
10 216 (8.25%) Ajax
11 201 (7.67%) AngularJS
12 189 (7.22%) .NET
13 177 (6.76%) REST
14 176 (6.72%) RESTful
15 173 (6.61%) J2EE
16 172 (6.57%) SOAP
17 170 (6.49%) Symfony
18 167 (6.38%) JSON
19 128 (4.89%) Hibernate
20 123 (4.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (3.82%) Replication
3 96 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 64 (2.44%) User Experience
5 63 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 61 (2.33%) Clustering
7 57 (2.18%) Digital Media
8 46 (1.76%) Data Centre
9 45 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 32 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 22 (0.84%) Social Media
13 19 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.69%) W3C
15 17 (0.65%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.61%) Fixed Income
16 16 (0.61%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.57%) Wiki
18 14 (0.53%) DTV
18 14 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1027 (39.21%) Linux
2 380 (14.51%) UNIX
3 299 (11.42%) Windows
4 161 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 127 (4.85%) CentOS
6 105 (4.01%) Ubuntu
7 53 (2.02%) Solaris
8 47 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 42 (1.60%) Android
10 30 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 30 (1.15%) AIX
11 28 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.80%) Debian
13 19 (0.73%) SUSE
13 19 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.38%) Fedora
16 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (14.81%) TDD
3 368 (14.05%) Scrum
4 364 (13.90%) OO
5 348 (13.29%) DevOps
6 325 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
7 316 (12.07%) MVC
8 249 (9.51%) E-Commerce
9 244 (9.32%) Open Source
10 231 (8.82%) Web Development
11 229 (8.74%) Configuration Management
12 155 (5.92%) OOP
13 149 (5.69%) BDD
14 143 (5.46%) Software Engineering
15 129 (4.93%) SOA
16 123 (4.70%) OO PHP
17 118 (4.51%) Unit Testing
18 98 (3.74%) SDLC
19 85 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
20 83 (3.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1116 (42.61%) PHP
2 1054 (40.24%) JavaScript
3 781 (29.82%) Java
4 771 (29.44%) SQL
5 373 (14.24%) Python
6 325 (12.41%) Ruby
7 266 (10.16%) Perl
8 145 (5.54%) C#
9 133 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 119 (4.54%) Shell Script
11 106 (4.05%) PHP5
12 103 (3.93%) C++
13 87 (3.32%) Scala
14 59 (2.25%) PowerShell
15 50 (1.91%) T-SQL
16 44 (1.68%) Groovy
17 40 (1.53%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.30%) C
19 26 (0.99%) Clojure
20 25 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 190 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 141 (5.38%) Degree
3 130 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.46%) MCDBA
6 12 (0.46%) ISEB
7 11 (0.42%) MCITP
8 10 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.27%) CCNA
10 7 (0.27%) CISSP
11 6 (0.23%) RHCE
11 6 (0.23%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.19%) OCP
12 5 (0.19%) PhD
12 5 (0.19%) CCNP
12 5 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.60%) QA
2 22 (0.84%) SLA
3 19 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.076%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.038%) WAI
System Software
1 99 (3.78%) Docker
2 91 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.25%) Varnish
4 49 (1.87%) Active Directory
5 39 (1.49%) vCloud
6 31 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.73%) Squid
8 17 (0.65%) NFS
8 17 (0.65%) vSphere
8 17 (0.65%) KVM
9 14 (0.53%) iptables
10 13 (0.50%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.38%) Samba
12 9 (0.34%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 8 (0.31%) XenServer
13 8 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 306 (11.68%) Puppet
2 206 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
3 132 (5.04%) Ansible
4 94 (3.59%) Nagios
5 70 (2.67%) Salt
5 70 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 55 (2.10%) logstash
7 53 (2.02%) HAProxy
8 39 (1.49%) ZABBIX
9 38 (1.45%) Kibana
10 29 (1.11%) Cacti
11 28 (1.07%) Rundeck
12 25 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (0.95%) Capistrano
13 21 (0.80%) Zenoss
14 18 (0.69%) NetBackup
15 15 (0.57%) Graphite
16 13 (0.50%) yum
16 13 (0.50%) SCCM
16 13 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 554 (21.15%) Oracle
2 249 (9.51%) Red Hat
3 161 (6.15%) Zend
4 160 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 157 (5.99%) VMware
6 71 (2.71%) HP
7 63 (2.41%) Google
8 56 (2.14%) Percona
9 43 (1.64%) IBM
9 43 (1.64%) Sybase
10 39 (1.49%) hybris
11 38 (1.45%) Sun
12 35 (1.34%) Splunk
13 34 (1.30%) SAP
14 33 (1.26%) Cisco
15 29 (1.11%) SaltStack
16 27 (1.03%) Rackspace
17 23 (0.88%) Adobe
18 22 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
18 22 (0.84%) New Relic
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Searchability
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + immediate start
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 420 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £600 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago