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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 91 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1333 1323 1400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.44% 2.30% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.77% 9.88% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 905 922
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 20
Median hourly rate £30.50 £34.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £8.00 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £43.04 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.50 £44.28
% change year-on-year
+3.38% -33.37%

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
12375 13391 12179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.65% 23.27% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8203 8742 7484
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 211 204
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +32.00%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -2 1294 £400 +6.66% 611
London +4 733 £450 +12.50% 189
South East -6 179 £356 +18.75% 109
City of London +25 94 £431 +10.57% 47
Yorkshire -8 80 £325 -13.33% 50
North West +7 77 £375 - 76
East of England -9 59 £388 +19.23% 50
South West -32 56 £370 -10.30% 53
Hampshire +13 49 £330 +1.53% 29
Manchester -8 46 £325 -13.33% 49
West Yorkshire -21 40 £294 -25.15% 29
West Midlands -31 40 £350 +45.83% 35
North East -26 36 £330 -30.52% 14
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 35 £330 -30.52% 13
Tyne and Wear -27 35 £330 -30.52% 13
South Yorkshire +16 34 £350 -15.15% 11
East Midlands -6 34 £400 +13.87% 34
Sheffield +8 33 £350 -15.15% 9
Leeds -26 33 £288 -29.87% 19
Hertfordshire +12 29 £430 +30.30% 13
Oxfordshire -17 27 £388 +14.81% 7
Berkshire +6 26 £363 +3.57% 21
Cambridgeshire +7 22 £331 +10.41% 21
Buckinghamshire +15 20 £305 +1.66% 9
Cambridge +6 20 £338 +3.84% 11
Portsmouth +3 20 £288 +4.54% 4
East Sussex +1 20 £300 +20.00% 7
Brighton +4 19 £300 +20.00% 5
Surrey +2 19 £400 +23.07% 20
Scotland +15 17 £325 - 18

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 1152 (43.28%) Linux
2 1001 (37.60%) JavaScript
3 984 (36.96%) PHP
4 950 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
5 938 (35.24%) HTML
6 878 (32.98%) CSS
7 793 (29.79%) Java
8 604 (22.69%) Git (software)
9 585 (21.98%) Oracle
10 577 (21.68%) SQL
11 550 (20.66%) Python
12 531 (19.95%) Apache
13 486 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
14 471 (17.69%) LAMP
15 452 (16.98%) DevOps
16 428 (16.08%) TDD
17 420 (15.78%) Scrum
18 411 (15.44%) MongoDB
19 408 (15.33%) HTML5
20 398 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
21 396 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
22 391 (14.69%) Puppet
23 381 (14.31%) Web Services
24 375 (14.09%) Ruby
25 365 (13.71%) SQL Server
26 356 (13.37%) jQuery
27 346 (13.00%) Tomcat
28 344 (12.92%) MVC
29 342 (12.85%) Jenkins
30 334 (12.55%) Unix

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
1 531 (19.95%) Apache
2 346 (13.00%) Tomcat
3 200 (7.51%) nginx
4 124 (4.66%) Drupal
5 123 (4.62%) JBoss
6 120 (4.51%) WordPress
7 97 (3.64%) IIS
8 84 (3.16%) CMS
9 78 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
9 78 (2.93%) Jetty
10 77 (2.89%) Confluence
11 71 (2.67%) WebSphere
12 69 (2.59%) OpenStack
13 45 (1.69%) SharePoint
14 40 (1.50%) Apache Spark
14 40 (1.50%) Moodle
15 36 (1.35%) WebLogic
16 33 (1.24%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.94%) Mule ESB
18 22 (0.83%) uWSGI
Applications
1 62 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.24%) MS Office
3 21 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.60%) SPSS
5 10 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.34%) Stata
7 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.15%) HipChat
9 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.11%) InDesign
10 3 (0.11%) MS Project
11 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.038%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.038%) Simulink
11 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 90 (3.38%) Magento
2 17 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.26%) SAP MDM
4 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.038%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.038%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.038%) Odoo
7 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.038%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 396 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (3.57%) GitHub
4 58 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (2.10%) Amazon S3
6 50 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 45 (1.69%) PaaS
8 44 (1.65%) SaaS
9 43 (1.62%) IaaS
10 36 (1.35%) Route 53
11 30 (1.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 28 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
14 18 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (0.64%) TestFlight
16 16 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.56%) Google Apps
18 14 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 172 (6.46%) HTTP
2 160 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 156 (5.86%) DNS
4 92 (3.46%) SAN
5 91 (3.42%) Firewall
6 88 (3.31%) SSL
7 79 (2.97%) VPN
8 65 (2.44%) LDAP
8 65 (2.44%) Network Security
9 60 (2.25%) DHCP
10 58 (2.18%) Internet
11 49 (1.84%) FTP
12 43 (1.62%) IPsec
13 36 (1.35%) SSH
14 31 (1.16%) WAN
15 30 (1.13%) SNMP
16 29 (1.09%) NAS
17 28 (1.05%) iSCSI
18 27 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
19 24 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
2 411 (15.44%) MongoDB
3 365 (13.71%) SQL Server
4 313 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 223 (8.38%) Relational Database
6 121 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 115 (4.32%) Redis
8 106 (3.98%) Big Data
9 94 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 94 (3.53%) Oracle Database
9 94 (3.53%) RDBMS
10 61 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 59 (2.22%) DB2
12 56 (2.10%) Neo4j
13 44 (1.65%) MariaDB
14 43 (1.62%) CouchDB
15 42 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 41 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 604 (22.69%) Git (software)
2 342 (12.85%) Jenkins
3 288 (10.82%) Subversion
4 184 (6.91%) JIRA
5 144 (5.41%) JUnit
6 128 (4.81%) Maven
7 76 (2.85%) Ant
8 68 (2.55%) Vagrant
9 66 (2.48%) Mercurial
10 65 (2.44%) Selenium
11 51 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 50 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 49 (1.84%) Eclipse
13 49 (1.84%) Mockito
14 43 (1.62%) TeamCity
15 42 (1.58%) Gerrit
15 42 (1.58%) PHPUnit
16 40 (1.50%) GitLab
17 38 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
18 35 (1.31%) JMeter
General
1 250 (9.39%) Finance
2 89 (3.34%) Banking
3 78 (2.93%) Marketing
4 68 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 64 (2.40%) Retail
6 44 (1.65%) Games
7 32 (1.20%) Advertising
8 27 (1.01%) Publishing
9 25 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.64%) Electronics
11 10 (0.38%) Billing
12 9 (0.34%) Legal
13 7 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.23%) Back Office
15 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.15%) Automotive
16 4 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.11%) Front Office
17 3 (0.11%) Law
17 3 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1432 (53.79%) Developer
2 472 (17.73%) PHP Developer
3 277 (10.41%) Java Developer
4 234 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 191 (7.18%) Senior Developer
6 159 (5.97%) Administrator
7 140 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 131 (4.92%) Architect
9 124 (4.66%) MySQL Developer
10 113 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 107 (4.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 100 (3.76%) Web Developer
13 89 (3.34%) DBA
14 87 (3.27%) Python Developer
14 87 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
15 82 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
16 80 (3.01%) Analyst
17 77 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
18 76 (2.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 75 (2.82%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 938 (35.24%) HTML
2 878 (32.98%) CSS
3 471 (17.69%) LAMP
4 408 (15.33%) HTML5
5 381 (14.31%) Web Services
6 356 (13.37%) jQuery
7 321 (12.06%) AngularJS
8 304 (11.42%) XML
9 299 (11.23%) REST
10 286 (10.74%) CSS3
11 276 (10.37%) Spring
12 256 (9.62%) JSON
13 215 (8.08%) Node.js
14 198 (7.44%) RESTful
15 169 (6.35%) .NET
16 168 (6.31%) SOAP
17 162 (6.09%) Ajax
18 157 (5.90%) Symfony
19 127 (4.77%) Django
20 126 (4.73%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 104 (3.91%) Computer Science
2 89 (3.34%) User Experience
3 87 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (2.55%) Data Centre
5 64 (2.40%) Clustering
6 53 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 45 (1.69%) e-Learning
9 43 (1.62%) Digital Media
9 43 (1.62%) Replication
10 41 (1.54%) Private Cloud
11 40 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 35 (1.31%) Wiki
13 31 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 31 (1.16%) Visualisation
14 28 (1.05%) Fintech
14 28 (1.05%) PKI
14 28 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 25 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 23 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1152 (43.28%) Linux
2 334 (12.55%) Unix
3 308 (11.57%) Windows
4 189 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 151 (5.67%) CentOS
6 110 (4.13%) Ubuntu
7 102 (3.83%) Solaris
8 100 (3.76%) Windows Server
9 55 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 40 (1.50%) Android
10 40 (1.50%) Debian
11 32 (1.20%) AIX
12 31 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.68%) Windows Phone
14 18 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.60%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.53%) HPUX
17 13 (0.49%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 950 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (16.98%) DevOps
3 428 (16.08%) TDD
4 420 (15.78%) Scrum
5 398 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
6 344 (12.92%) MVC
7 302 (11.34%) Web Development
8 291 (10.93%) Open Source
9 278 (10.44%) E-Commerce
10 275 (10.33%) Configuration Management
11 260 (9.77%) OO
12 216 (8.11%) Software Engineering
13 186 (6.99%) BDD
14 164 (6.16%) Unit Testing
15 156 (5.86%) OOP
16 145 (5.45%) ITIL
17 144 (5.41%) High Availability
18 138 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
19 132 (4.96%) Kanban
20 120 (4.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1001 (37.60%) JavaScript
2 984 (36.96%) PHP
3 793 (29.79%) Java
4 577 (21.68%) SQL
5 550 (20.66%) Python
6 375 (14.09%) Ruby
7 333 (12.51%) Perl
8 247 (9.28%) Bash Shell
9 182 (6.84%) Scala
10 140 (5.26%) C#
11 90 (3.38%) C++
12 82 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 69 (2.59%) C
14 62 (2.33%) Go
15 61 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 44 (1.65%) PowerShell
17 43 (1.62%) PHP 5
18 39 (1.47%) Groovy
19 26 (0.98%) Korn
20 25 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 180 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 138 (5.18%) Degree
3 122 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.28%) RHCE
5 32 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (0.86%) CCNP
7 22 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
9 18 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 17 (0.64%) CCNA
11 16 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (0.56%) OCP
13 10 (0.38%) VCAP
14 9 (0.34%) ISEB
14 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.34%) RHCA
15 7 (0.26%) MCITP
15 7 (0.26%) MCTS
15 7 (0.26%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (1.84%) QA
2 19 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.38%) SLA
6 6 (0.23%) SDET
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
7 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.075%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.038%) WAI
System Software
1 198 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (6.91%) Docker
3 118 (4.43%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.47%) Xen
5 38 (1.43%) KVM
5 38 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (1.35%) Samba
6 36 (1.35%) vCloud
6 36 (1.35%) vSphere
7 34 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 29 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 28 (1.05%) NFS
10 25 (0.94%) iptables
11 24 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 22 (0.83%) GlusterFS
13 18 (0.68%) Varnish
14 15 (0.56%) Postfix
14 15 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (0.49%) VMware ESX
16 12 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 391 (14.69%) Puppet
2 229 (8.60%) Ansible
3 225 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (3.53%) Nagios
5 63 (2.37%) Kibana
5 63 (2.37%) ZABBIX
6 60 (2.25%) logstash
7 56 (2.10%) HAProxy
8 47 (1.77%) Salt
9 31 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
9 31 (1.16%) Terraform
10 27 (1.01%) SCCM
11 24 (0.90%) Data Guard
11 24 (0.90%) NetBackup
11 24 (0.90%) Zenoss
12 22 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
13 20 (0.75%) Kubernetes
14 18 (0.68%) Graphite
14 18 (0.68%) Rundeck
15 17 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 585 (21.98%) Oracle
2 270 (10.14%) VMware
3 262 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 201 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 141 (5.30%) Zend
6 120 (4.51%) IBM
7 65 (2.44%) Google
8 52 (1.95%) HP
8 52 (1.95%) hybris
9 48 (1.80%) Cisco
9 48 (1.80%) EMC
10 42 (1.58%) Citrix
11 41 (1.54%) Sybase
12 38 (1.43%) SAP
13 37 (1.39%) Veritas
14 34 (1.28%) Tableau
15 31 (1.16%) Rackspace
16 30 (1.13%) Talend
17 29 (1.09%) Sun
18 28 (1.05%) Splunk
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £225 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Rate: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Wales
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago