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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 102 107 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1127 1151 1314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.27% 2.09% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.13% 9.08% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 784 956
Median daily rate £425 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Median hourly rate £51.25 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.15% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £13.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.90 £47.50 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+60.71% +24.44%

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
11129 12677 12105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.45% 23.05% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7386 8470 8029
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 £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 180
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.10% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +5 1087 £425 +6.25% 695
London -5 550 £450 +5.88% 212
South East +25 180 £400 +14.28% 118
North West +28 79 £375 - 87
Yorkshire +10 69 £425 -5.55% 65
South West +28 66 £363 +11.53% 50
West Midlands +8 61 £375 +20.00% 56
City of London -23 58 £438 +2.94% 41
Manchester +20 55 £350 -5.08% 53
West Yorkshire +10 47 £425 -8.10% 41
Leeds +12 43 £425 -10.52% 31
Oxfordshire +6 42 £400 +33.33% 19
East of England -8 36 £444 +26.78% 46
Hampshire +6 27 £400 +28.00% 33
Surrey +18 26 £450 +12.50% 8
East Sussex +8 26 £300 - 13
Berkshire +5 26 £425 +30.76% 22
Brighton +6 25 £300 - 10
North East -15 25 £438 +45.83% 12
Hertfordshire +10 24 £500 +51.51% 14
Oxford +5 23 £400 -15.78% 10
Tyne and Wear -19 22 £450 +50.00% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 22 £450 +50.00% 7
Bristol +7 21 £488 +35.41% 14
South Yorkshire -5 21 £450 +5.88% 6
Gloucestershire +13 20 £350 +7.69% 18
Birmingham -1 20 £394 +21.15% 15
Sheffield -3 18 £413 -2.94% 1
Cheshire +22 15 £400 -3.03% 9
Wiltshire +9 15 £350 +16.66% 3

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 976 (40.13%) Linux
2 930 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 923 (37.95%) PHP
4 914 (37.58%) HTML
5 870 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
6 820 (33.72%) CSS
7 696 (28.62%) Java
8 655 (26.93%) Git (software)
9 558 (22.94%) SQL
10 534 (21.96%) PostgreSQL
11 521 (21.42%) Python
12 482 (19.82%) Apache
13 473 (19.45%) Oracle
14 468 (19.24%) MongoDB
15 412 (16.94%) LAMP
16 407 (16.74%) Web Services
17 404 (16.61%) Scrum
18 399 (16.41%) SQL Server
19 394 (16.20%) TDD
20 373 (15.34%) DevOps
21 364 (14.97%) Jenkins
22 361 (14.84%) NoSQL
23 357 (14.68%) Ruby
24 353 (14.51%) HTML5
25 352 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
26 329 (13.53%) MVC
27 323 (13.28%) Puppet
28 322 (13.24%) REST
28 322 (13.24%) jQuery
29 319 (13.12%) AngularJS

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
1 482 (19.82%) Apache
2 269 (11.06%) Tomcat
3 176 (7.24%) nginx
4 149 (6.13%) Drupal
5 135 (5.55%) Elasticsearch
6 94 (3.87%) JBoss
7 92 (3.78%) Confluence
8 83 (3.41%) IIS
8 83 (3.41%) WordPress
9 78 (3.21%) CMS
10 68 (2.80%) OpenStack
11 66 (2.71%) WebSphere
12 65 (2.67%) Apache Solr
13 51 (2.10%) Jetty
14 50 (2.06%) Apache Spark
15 41 (1.69%) Mule ESB
16 36 (1.48%) WebLogic
17 29 (1.19%) WildFly
18 28 (1.15%) Moodle
19 23 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 67 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.70%) MS Office
3 16 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.041%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.041%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.041%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.041%) Simulink
7 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) SPSS
7 1 (0.041%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 79 (3.25%) Magento
2 17 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.12%) assyst
3 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.12%) RMDS
4 2 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.082%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.082%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.041%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.041%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.041%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 352 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.51%) GitHub
4 55 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (1.85%) SaaS
7 43 (1.77%) Amazon S3
8 37 (1.52%) PaaS
9 31 (1.27%) Route 53
10 30 (1.23%) IaaS
11 29 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 21 (0.86%) TestFlight
14 19 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (0.66%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.62%) Slack
17 13 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 12 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 171 (7.03%) HTTP
2 163 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 121 (4.98%) DNS
4 87 (3.58%) Firewall
5 85 (3.50%) VPN
6 82 (3.37%) SSL
7 71 (2.92%) SAN
8 59 (2.43%) Internet
8 59 (2.43%) LDAP
9 43 (1.77%) DHCP
9 43 (1.77%) WAN
10 39 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
11 36 (1.48%) Network Security
12 34 (1.40%) LAN
13 32 (1.32%) SNMP
14 31 (1.27%) FTP
14 31 (1.27%) iSCSI
15 29 (1.19%) Intranet
16 26 (1.07%) DMZ
16 26 (1.07%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (21.96%) PostgreSQL
2 468 (19.24%) MongoDB
3 399 (16.41%) SQL Server
4 361 (14.84%) NoSQL
5 247 (10.16%) Relational Database
6 173 (7.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 109 (4.48%) Big Data
8 107 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 104 (4.28%) Redis
10 85 (3.50%) RDBMS
11 61 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
12 51 (2.10%) Oracle Database
13 45 (1.85%) CouchDB
13 45 (1.85%) HBase
14 40 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
15 37 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (1.44%) DB2
17 34 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 33 (1.36%) SQLite
19 31 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 655 (26.93%) Git (software)
2 364 (14.97%) Jenkins
3 227 (9.33%) Subversion
4 160 (6.58%) JIRA
5 120 (4.93%) JUnit
6 92 (3.78%) Maven
6 92 (3.78%) Mercurial
7 77 (3.17%) Vagrant
8 56 (2.30%) Gerrit
9 55 (2.26%) GitLab
10 53 (2.18%) Cucumber
11 50 (2.06%) Selenium
12 45 (1.85%) Eclipse
13 43 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 41 (1.69%) Ant
15 33 (1.36%) Jasmine
16 32 (1.32%) Bitbucket
16 32 (1.32%) PHPUnit
17 31 (1.27%) SoapUI
18 28 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 239 (9.83%) Finance
2 81 (3.33%) Marketing
3 61 (2.51%) Banking
4 57 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.14%) Retail
6 31 (1.27%) Games
6 31 (1.27%) Publishing
7 30 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.19%) Advertising
9 19 (0.78%) Electronics
10 12 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.49%) Legal
11 11 (0.45%) Billing
12 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.25%) Front Office
13 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.12%) Back Office
14 3 (0.12%) Local Government
15 2 (0.082%) Automotive
15 2 (0.082%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1374 (56.50%) Developer
2 443 (18.22%) PHP Developer
3 253 (10.40%) Java Developer
4 193 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 146 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 143 (5.88%) Architect
7 121 (4.98%) Administrator
8 105 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
8 105 (4.32%) MySQL Developer
8 105 (4.32%) Web Developer
9 104 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
10 92 (3.78%) Drupal Developer
11 88 (3.62%) DBA
12 76 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 71 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
14 67 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 65 (2.67%) Software Engineer
16 64 (2.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 62 (2.55%) Analyst
17 62 (2.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 914 (37.58%) HTML
2 820 (33.72%) CSS
3 412 (16.94%) LAMP
4 407 (16.74%) Web Services
5 353 (14.51%) HTML5
6 322 (13.24%) jQuery
6 322 (13.24%) REST
7 319 (13.12%) AngularJS
8 268 (11.02%) XML
9 244 (10.03%) JSON
10 234 (9.62%) Spring
11 228 (9.38%) CSS3
12 219 (9.00%) Node.js
13 204 (8.39%) RESTful
14 159 (6.54%) Symfony
15 153 (6.29%) SOAP
16 142 (5.84%) Ajax
17 137 (5.63%) LEMP Stack
18 131 (5.39%) .NET
18 131 (5.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 103 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 82 (3.37%) User Experience
3 81 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 55 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 52 (2.14%) Clustering
7 46 (1.89%) Replication
8 44 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.64%) Private Cloud
10 36 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.11%) e-Learning
13 25 (1.03%) Visualisation
14 24 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 21 (0.86%) Data Integration
16 19 (0.78%) Digital Media
16 19 (0.78%) Fintech
17 18 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 976 (40.13%) Linux
2 284 (11.68%) Unix
3 240 (9.87%) Windows
4 139 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 118 (4.85%) CentOS
6 103 (4.24%) Ubuntu
7 73 (3.00%) Solaris
8 70 (2.88%) Windows Server
9 66 (2.71%) Apple iOS
10 50 (2.06%) Android
10 50 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (1.27%) Debian
12 28 (1.15%) AIX
13 26 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (0.70%) HPUX
14 17 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.58%) Windows 7
16 12 (0.49%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.37%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (16.61%) Scrum
3 394 (16.20%) TDD
4 373 (15.34%) DevOps
5 329 (13.53%) MVC
6 315 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
7 280 (11.51%) Open Source
8 276 (11.35%) Web Development
9 270 (11.10%) E-Commerce
10 269 (11.06%) Configuration Management
11 210 (8.63%) Software Engineering
12 200 (8.22%) OO
13 166 (6.83%) BDD
14 138 (5.67%) Kanban
15 134 (5.51%) Unit Testing
16 113 (4.65%) Microservices
16 113 (4.65%) Migration
17 109 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
18 108 (4.44%) High Availability
19 106 (4.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 930 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 923 (37.95%) PHP
3 696 (28.62%) Java
4 558 (22.94%) SQL
5 521 (21.42%) Python
6 357 (14.68%) Ruby
7 253 (10.40%) Perl
8 204 (8.39%) Bash Shell
9 184 (7.57%) Scala
10 117 (4.81%) C#
11 85 (3.50%) C++
12 60 (2.47%) Go
13 53 (2.18%) C
14 48 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 41 (1.69%) Groovy
16 37 (1.52%) PowerShell
17 36 (1.48%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.23%) PHP 5
19 29 (1.19%) Objective-C
20 28 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 195 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 139 (5.72%) SC Cleared
3 128 (5.26%) Degree
4 26 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (0.95%) RHCE
6 22 (0.90%) CCNP
6 22 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.62%) CCNA
10 12 (0.49%) RHCA
11 10 (0.41%) RHCSA
12 8 (0.33%) MCDBA
12 8 (0.33%) MCITP
13 6 (0.25%) CISSP
13 6 (0.25%) MCSA
14 5 (0.21%) MCP
15 4 (0.16%) MCSE
15 4 (0.16%) SANS
16 3 (0.12%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.63%) QA
2 18 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.45%) SDET
5 7 (0.29%) SLA
6 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.082%) COBIT
8 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.041%) GCP
9 1 (0.041%) GPG13
9 1 (0.041%) WAI
System Software
1 177 (7.28%) Docker
2 174 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 49 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (1.93%) Xen
6 30 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 29 (1.19%) NFS
7 29 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
8 28 (1.15%) KVM
9 24 (0.99%) iptables
9 24 (0.99%) Samba
10 23 (0.95%) HDFS
11 19 (0.78%) Postfix
12 16 (0.66%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.62%) Varnish
14 14 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 14 (0.58%) vCloud
15 13 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 13 (0.53%) XenServer
16 12 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 323 (13.28%) Puppet
2 233 (9.58%) Ansible
3 209 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
4 100 (4.11%) Nagios
5 72 (2.96%) Kibana
6 71 (2.92%) logstash
7 66 (2.71%) Salt
8 63 (2.59%) HAProxy
9 48 (1.97%) ZABBIX
10 45 (1.85%) Terraform
11 22 (0.90%) Zenoss
12 20 (0.82%) Grafana
12 20 (0.82%) SCCM
13 18 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
14 17 (0.70%) StatsD
15 16 (0.66%) Ambari
15 16 (0.66%) Kubernetes
16 13 (0.53%) Oozie
17 12 (0.49%) Graphite
17 12 (0.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 473 (19.45%) Oracle
2 237 (9.75%) VMware
3 214 (8.80%) Red Hat
4 183 (7.52%) Microsoft
5 151 (6.21%) Zend
6 74 (3.04%) IBM
7 54 (2.22%) Google
8 53 (2.18%) hybris
8 53 (2.18%) Sybase
9 47 (1.93%) Cisco
10 45 (1.85%) Rackspace
11 43 (1.77%) SAP
12 37 (1.52%) Splunk
13 32 (1.32%) HP
14 30 (1.23%) Adobe
15 28 (1.15%) Citrix
15 28 (1.15%) Tableau
16 25 (1.03%) EMC
16 25 (1.03%) Teradata
17 24 (0.99%) Talend
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
printed.com
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £470 - £560 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lennon Wright
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
24 Seven
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday