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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 83 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1331 1244 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 2.31% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.55% 10.85% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 852 738
Average daily rate
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£370 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.50 £71.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +120.00%

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
12619 11470 10394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.50% 21.30% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8286 7179 6220
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 178 227
Average hourly rate £27.78 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -6 1241 £375 +4.89% 846
London -5 628 £375 - 296
South East -5 204 £350 +7.69% 143
City of London +3 130 £381 -4.56% 96
East of England +32 85 £350 +16.66% 62
North West +21 79 £363 -9.37% 101
Yorkshire -14 69 £373 +6.42% 76
South West -32 64 £350 - 53
West Midlands +6 61 £250 -9.09% 48
Manchester +27 60 £369 +29.38% 52
Oxfordshire +10 59 £375 +15.38% 25
West Yorkshire +5 55 £375 +7.14% 51
Leeds -12 44 £375 +10.29% 37
Hampshire -30 37 £370 -2.85% 37
Hertfordshire +12 31 £500 +21.21% 16
Wales +11 31 £350 -21.34% 12
East Midlands -5 29 £375 +9.09% 52
Bristol -25 28 £370 -1.33% 8
Cambridgeshire +7 26 £338 -12.90% 26
South Wales +10 25 £250 -43.82% 11
Buckinghamshire +11 22 £300 +5.26% 12
North East -1 22 £640 +156.00% 11
East Sussex -13 22 £270 -6.89% 12
Scotland -18 22 £305 -6.15% 30
Cardiff +24 21 £250 - 8
Tyne and Wear +2 21 £640 - 8
Birmingham -12 21 £310 +7.82% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 20 £633 - 7
Oxford +2 20 £375 - 11
Berkshire -1 20 £400 +21.21% 22

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1035 (42.31%) PHP
2 988 (40.39%) Linux
3 977 (39.94%) HTML
4 951 (38.88%) JavaScript
5 856 (35.00%) CSS
6 765 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
7 697 (28.50%) Java
8 688 (28.13%) SQL
9 521 (21.30%) Oracle
10 452 (18.48%) Git (software)
11 447 (18.27%) jQuery
12 423 (17.29%) Apache
13 412 (16.84%) Web Services
14 408 (16.68%) SQL Server
15 378 (15.45%) DevOps
16 377 (15.41%) MongoDB
17 376 (15.37%) HTML5
18 367 (15.00%) Scrum
19 348 (14.23%) Python
20 345 (14.10%) UNIX
21 344 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
22 334 (13.65%) Puppet
23 332 (13.57%) Ruby
24 328 (13.41%) TDD
25 324 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
26 322 (13.16%) OO
27 317 (12.96%) MVC
28 294 (12.02%) Windows
29 288 (11.77%) Relational Database
30 266 (10.87%) LAMP

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 423 (17.29%) Apache
2 213 (8.71%) Tomcat
3 154 (6.30%) Drupal
4 125 (5.11%) JBoss
5 117 (4.78%) WordPress
6 114 (4.66%) CMS
7 103 (4.21%) nginx
8 84 (3.43%) Node.js
9 69 (2.82%) IIS
10 60 (2.45%) Confluence
11 58 (2.37%) WebLogic
12 40 (1.64%) SharePoint
13 39 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
14 38 (1.55%) OpenStack
15 31 (1.27%) WebSphere
16 27 (1.10%) Joomla!
16 27 (1.10%) Apache Solr
16 27 (1.10%) Mule ESB
17 20 (0.82%) Jetty
18 17 (0.70%) Zope
Applications
1 88 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.55%) MS Office
4 25 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.45%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.082%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 95 (3.88%) Magento
2 12 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.12%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.082%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.082%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.041%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 256 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (2.29%) GitHub
4 44 (1.80%) SaaS
5 31 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 30 (1.23%) PaaS
7 28 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.61%) Heroku
11 14 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.45%) Route 53
13 9 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.33%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.25%) IaaS
16 5 (0.20%) Engine Yard
16 5 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 160 (6.54%) HTTP
2 140 (5.72%) DNS
3 123 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 118 (4.82%) Firewall
5 109 (4.46%) Internet
6 87 (3.56%) SSL
7 76 (3.11%) LDAP
8 74 (3.03%) VPN
9 52 (2.13%) DHCP
10 40 (1.64%) IPsec
11 36 (1.47%) SAN
12 31 (1.27%) FTP
12 31 (1.27%) Network Security
13 27 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
14 24 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
14 24 (0.98%) Intranet
15 19 (0.78%) SNMP
16 17 (0.70%) VLAN
17 16 (0.65%) 2G
17 16 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (16.68%) SQL Server
2 377 (15.41%) MongoDB
3 324 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
4 288 (11.77%) Relational Database
5 211 (8.63%) NoSQL
6 134 (5.48%) RDBMS
7 96 (3.92%) Redis
8 74 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 66 (2.70%) Oracle Database
10 54 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 39 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 39 (1.59%) DB2
14 38 (1.55%) Big Data
15 27 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (0.94%) MariaDB
17 22 (0.90%) Informix
18 21 (0.86%) OLTP
19 20 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 452 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 264 (10.79%) Jenkins
3 207 (8.46%) Subversion
4 121 (4.95%) JIRA
5 91 (3.72%) Maven
6 60 (2.45%) JUnit
7 57 (2.33%) Selenium
8 45 (1.84%) Ant
8 45 (1.84%) PHPUnit
9 43 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 43 (1.76%) Mercurial
10 36 (1.47%) Eclipse
11 33 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 31 (1.27%) Hudson
13 29 (1.19%) Gerrit
13 29 (1.19%) Gradle
13 29 (1.19%) Grunt
14 27 (1.10%) Artifactory
15 26 (1.06%) RSpec
15 26 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 174 (7.11%) Finance
2 88 (3.60%) Marketing
3 83 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 71 (2.90%) Retail
5 48 (1.96%) Banking
6 39 (1.59%) Games
7 31 (1.27%) Advertising
8 29 (1.19%) Publishing
9 15 (0.61%) Back Office
10 14 (0.57%) Legal
10 14 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.45%) Electronics
13 10 (0.41%) Automotive
14 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.12%) French Language
17 2 (0.082%) German Language
17 2 (0.082%) Spanish Language
18 1 (0.041%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1426 (58.30%) Developer
2 444 (18.15%) PHP Developer
3 224 (9.16%) Java Developer
4 183 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 165 (6.75%) Architect
6 144 (5.89%) Web Developer
7 116 (4.74%) DBA
8 109 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 96 (3.92%) Administrator
10 81 (3.31%) Drupal Developer
11 74 (3.03%) Magento Developer
12 69 (2.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 67 (2.74%) Software Engineer
14 65 (2.66%) MySQL DBA
15 64 (2.62%) Front-End Developer
16 62 (2.53%) Technical Architect
17 57 (2.33%) .NET Developer
18 55 (2.25%) Analyst
19 53 (2.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
20 52 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 977 (39.94%) HTML
2 856 (35.00%) CSS
3 447 (18.27%) jQuery
4 412 (16.84%) Web Services
5 376 (15.37%) HTML5
6 266 (10.87%) LAMP
7 257 (10.51%) XML
8 239 (9.77%) CSS3
9 201 (8.22%) .NET
10 195 (7.97%) Spring
11 193 (7.89%) Ajax
12 175 (7.15%) REST
13 163 (6.66%) J2EE
14 153 (6.26%) SOAP
14 153 (6.26%) Symfony
15 151 (6.17%) AngularJS
16 150 (6.13%) JSON
17 140 (5.72%) RESTful
18 129 (5.27%) Ruby on Rails
19 125 (5.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 100 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 76 (3.11%) Clustering
4 71 (2.90%) Replication
5 66 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 60 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 56 (2.29%) Digital Media
8 55 (2.25%) User Experience
9 47 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.68%) Visualisation
10 41 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.02%) Wiki
12 20 (0.82%) Mainframe
13 17 (0.70%) STB
14 16 (0.65%) Social Media
15 15 (0.61%) DTV
15 15 (0.61%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.61%) W3C
15 15 (0.61%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 988 (40.39%) Linux
2 345 (14.10%) UNIX
3 294 (12.02%) Windows
4 143 (5.85%) CentOS
5 136 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 111 (4.54%) Ubuntu
7 48 (1.96%) Android
8 45 (1.84%) Apple iOS
9 37 (1.51%) Solaris
10 29 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (1.10%) Debian
12 26 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 22 (0.90%) Windows 7
14 18 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.70%) AIX
16 16 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.53%) SUSE
18 11 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
19 10 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (15.45%) DevOps
3 367 (15.00%) Scrum
4 344 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 328 (13.41%) TDD
6 322 (13.16%) OO
7 317 (12.96%) MVC
8 252 (10.30%) Configuration Management
9 248 (10.14%) Open Source
10 228 (9.32%) E-Commerce
11 226 (9.24%) Web Development
12 159 (6.50%) OOP
13 155 (6.34%) Software Engineering
14 121 (4.95%) BDD
15 120 (4.91%) SOA
16 101 (4.13%) OO PHP
17 93 (3.80%) SDLC
18 84 (3.43%) Unit Testing
19 82 (3.35%) Mentoring
20 81 (3.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1035 (42.31%) PHP
2 951 (38.88%) JavaScript
3 697 (28.50%) Java
4 688 (28.13%) SQL
5 348 (14.23%) Python
6 332 (13.57%) Ruby
7 243 (9.93%) Perl
8 147 (6.01%) Bash Shell
9 141 (5.76%) C#
10 107 (4.37%) PHP5
11 100 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 84 (3.43%) C++
13 77 (3.15%) Scala
14 47 (1.92%) PowerShell
15 43 (1.76%) Groovy
16 42 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 42 (1.72%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.19%) Clojure
18 23 (0.94%) Go
18 23 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 158 (6.46%) Security Cleared
2 127 (5.19%) Degree
3 96 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.70%) MCDBA
7 16 (0.65%) MCITP
8 14 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.53%) ISEB
10 11 (0.45%) CCNA
11 10 (0.41%) CISSP
12 9 (0.37%) CCNP
12 9 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.33%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.16%) PhD
15 3 (0.12%) MCSE
15 3 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.12%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.11%) QA
2 16 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.57%) SLA
4 13 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.082%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.082%) COBIT
5 2 (0.082%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.041%) WAI
System Software
1 90 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (2.86%) Docker
3 46 (1.88%) Varnish
3 46 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 25 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.02%) vCloud
5 23 (0.94%) iptables
6 19 (0.78%) vSphere
7 17 (0.70%) Samba
8 16 (0.65%) XenServer
9 15 (0.61%) NFS
9 15 (0.61%) Postfix
10 9 (0.37%) Squid
10 9 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (0.37%) KVM
11 8 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (0.29%) XenApp
12 7 (0.29%) HDFS
13 6 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 334 (13.65%) Puppet
2 218 (8.91%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (4.01%) Ansible
4 97 (3.97%) Nagios
5 74 (3.03%) Salt
6 49 (2.00%) ZABBIX
7 45 (1.84%) HAProxy
8 44 (1.80%) Vagrant
9 33 (1.35%) Kibana
10 31 (1.27%) logstash
10 31 (1.27%) Cacti
11 23 (0.94%) Zenoss
12 22 (0.90%) Rundeck
13 20 (0.82%) NetBackup
14 16 (0.65%) Capistrano
15 14 (0.57%) Cobbler
16 13 (0.53%) Graphite
16 13 (0.53%) SCCM
17 12 (0.49%) SCOM
17 12 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 521 (21.30%) Oracle
2 231 (9.44%) Red Hat
3 187 (7.65%) Microsoft
4 178 (7.28%) Zend
5 153 (6.26%) VMware
6 58 (2.37%) HP
7 47 (1.92%) Google
8 40 (1.64%) IBM
9 39 (1.59%) Cisco
10 35 (1.43%) Percona
11 33 (1.35%) Splunk
12 30 (1.23%) Adobe
13 28 (1.14%) Rackspace
14 27 (1.10%) hybris
15 26 (1.06%) SAP
15 26 (1.06%) Sybase
15 26 (1.06%) Citrix
16 25 (1.02%) Sun
17 24 (0.98%) Apple
18 18 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £240 - £290 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago