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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 95 101 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1274 1250 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.16% 2.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.54% 9.38% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 847 1078
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.34 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £8.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £41.55 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +25.61%

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
12091 13328 12482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 23.03% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8003 8832 7926
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 193 203
Median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +1 1234 £401 +6.80% 728
London +9 667 £450 +12.50% 201
South East +18 185 £363 +20.83% 151
Yorkshire -5 81 £400 -1.23% 59
North West +28 79 £375 - 93
City of London +1 79 £425 +6.25% 48
East of England -5 59 £383 +17.69% 61
South West -27 58 £368 -13.52% 57
Manchester +7 54 £325 -13.33% 66
West Yorkshire -19 51 £350 -17.64% 40
Leeds -16 45 £369 -13.23% 30
West Midlands -20 45 £375 +32.74% 46
Berkshire +19 44 £363 +11.53% 17
Hampshire +24 42 £319 +6.25% 43
Hertfordshire +26 38 £400 +12.28% 12
Oxfordshire -3 35 £400 +33.33% 21
East Midlands -29 31 £388 +10.71% 46
North East -13 28 £456 +7.35% 12
Tyne and Wear -15 28 £456 +7.35% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 28 £456 +7.35% 7
South Yorkshire +12 25 £400 -5.88% 4
Sheffield +9 24 £400 -5.88% 4
Scotland +26 22 £400 +10.34% 15
Reading +24 22 £550 +57.14% 11
Watford +9 22 £445 - 3
Bristol -33 21 £300 -33.33% 14
East Sussex 0 20 £288 +15.00% 13
Brighton -2 19 £288 +15.00% 7
Surrey -3 19 £425 +3.65% 24
Portsmouth +7 18 £350 +27.27% 4

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1133 (42.97%) Linux
2 1025 (38.87%) JavaScript
3 1008 (38.23%) PHP
4 975 (36.97%) HTML
5 956 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
6 899 (34.09%) CSS
7 754 (28.59%) Java
8 664 (25.18%) Git (software)
9 579 (21.96%) SQL
10 552 (20.93%) Python
11 549 (20.82%) Apache
12 532 (20.17%) Oracle
13 522 (19.80%) PostgreSQL
14 483 (18.32%) LAMP
15 444 (16.84%) MongoDB
16 441 (16.72%) DevOps
17 440 (16.69%) TDD
18 424 (16.08%) Scrum
19 409 (15.51%) HTML5
20 383 (14.52%) Web Services
21 381 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
22 375 (14.22%) SQL Server
22 375 (14.22%) Jenkins
23 374 (14.18%) jQuery
24 370 (14.03%) Ruby
25 367 (13.92%) Puppet
26 362 (13.73%) MVC
27 360 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
28 356 (13.50%) NoSQL
29 338 (12.82%) Tomcat

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
1 549 (20.82%) Apache
2 338 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 196 (7.43%) nginx
4 150 (5.69%) Drupal
5 124 (4.70%) JBoss
6 122 (4.63%) WordPress
7 99 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
8 95 (3.60%) IIS
9 94 (3.56%) CMS
10 85 (3.22%) Confluence
11 74 (2.81%) Jetty
12 63 (2.39%) OpenStack
13 62 (2.35%) WebSphere
14 52 (1.97%) Apache Solr
15 47 (1.78%) Apache Spark
16 38 (1.44%) SharePoint
17 36 (1.37%) Moodle
18 35 (1.33%) Mule ESB
19 32 (1.21%) WebLogic
20 22 (0.83%) WildFly
Applications
1 49 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.91%) MS Office
3 18 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.46%) SPSS
6 6 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.19%) Stata
8 4 (0.15%) HipChat
9 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.076%) MS Project
11 1 (0.038%) InDesign
11 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.038%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.038%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.038%) Simulink
11 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 91 (3.45%) Magento
2 18 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.038%) Odoo
8 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.038%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.038%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 381 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (3.56%) GitHub
4 64 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 33 (1.25%) Route 53
8 29 (1.10%) PaaS
8 29 (1.10%) SaaS
9 27 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 24 (0.91%) IaaS
12 23 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
13 20 (0.76%) TestFlight
14 18 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.57%) Google Apps
16 15 (0.57%) Slack
17 12 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
17 12 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 196 (7.43%) HTTP
2 171 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 155 (5.88%) DNS
4 102 (3.87%) Firewall
5 96 (3.64%) VPN
6 93 (3.53%) SSL
7 74 (2.81%) SAN
8 71 (2.69%) LDAP
9 63 (2.39%) Network Security
10 62 (2.35%) Internet
11 61 (2.31%) DHCP
12 51 (1.93%) FTP
13 40 (1.52%) IPsec
14 38 (1.44%) SSH
14 38 (1.44%) WAN
15 37 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
15 37 (1.40%) SNMP
16 29 (1.10%) iSCSI
17 27 (1.02%) DMZ
17 27 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (19.80%) PostgreSQL
2 444 (16.84%) MongoDB
3 375 (14.22%) SQL Server
4 356 (13.50%) NoSQL
5 244 (9.25%) Relational Database
6 136 (5.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 118 (4.47%) Redis
8 116 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 113 (4.29%) Big Data
10 94 (3.56%) RDBMS
11 83 (3.15%) Oracle Database
12 61 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (1.90%) DB2
14 46 (1.74%) CouchDB
15 45 (1.71%) Apache Hive
16 42 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 40 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
18 36 (1.37%) MariaDB
19 35 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 35 (1.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 664 (25.18%) Git (software)
2 375 (14.22%) Jenkins
3 278 (10.54%) Subversion
4 178 (6.75%) JIRA
5 136 (5.16%) JUnit
6 123 (4.66%) Maven
7 90 (3.41%) Mercurial
8 67 (2.54%) Vagrant
9 62 (2.35%) Ant
10 59 (2.24%) Selenium
11 53 (2.01%) Eclipse
11 53 (2.01%) Gerrit
12 52 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 49 (1.86%) Cucumber
14 43 (1.63%) PHPUnit
15 42 (1.59%) GitLab
16 40 (1.52%) Mockito
17 35 (1.33%) Bitbucket
18 32 (1.21%) SoapUI
19 31 (1.18%) SonarQube
General
1 237 (8.99%) Finance
2 86 (3.26%) Marketing
3 80 (3.03%) Banking
4 62 (2.35%) Retail
5 61 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.14%) Games
7 25 (0.95%) Advertising
8 24 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 24 (0.91%) Publishing
9 20 (0.76%) Electronics
10 10 (0.38%) Billing
11 6 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.19%) Legal
13 4 (0.15%) Automotive
14 3 (0.11%) Back Office
14 3 (0.11%) Front Office
14 3 (0.11%) Law
14 3 (0.11%) Local Government
15 2 (0.076%) Military
Job Titles
1 1446 (54.84%) Developer
2 483 (18.32%) PHP Developer
3 258 (9.78%) Java Developer
4 239 (9.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 169 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 158 (5.99%) Administrator
7 145 (5.50%) Architect
8 121 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
9 118 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 109 (4.13%) MySQL Developer
10 109 (4.13%) Web Developer
11 89 (3.38%) Drupal Developer
11 89 (3.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 88 (3.34%) DBA
13 83 (3.15%) Python Developer
14 82 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
15 81 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
16 71 (2.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 70 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
18 69 (2.62%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 975 (36.97%) HTML
2 899 (34.09%) CSS
3 483 (18.32%) LAMP
4 409 (15.51%) HTML5
5 383 (14.52%) Web Services
6 374 (14.18%) jQuery
7 331 (12.55%) AngularJS
8 328 (12.44%) REST
9 309 (11.72%) XML
10 281 (10.66%) CSS3
11 267 (10.13%) JSON
12 258 (9.78%) Spring
13 202 (7.66%) RESTful
14 199 (7.55%) Node.js
15 180 (6.83%) Symfony
16 168 (6.37%) SOAP
17 167 (6.33%) Ajax
18 152 (5.76%) .NET
19 147 (5.57%) Django
20 138 (5.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 101 (3.83%) Computer Science
2 81 (3.07%) User Experience
3 76 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (2.54%) Clustering
5 59 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 45 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 42 (1.59%) e-Learning
10 41 (1.55%) Digital Media
11 38 (1.44%) Replication
12 34 (1.29%) Algorithms
13 32 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 32 (1.21%) Management Information System
14 30 (1.14%) Public Cloud
15 29 (1.10%) Fintech
16 28 (1.06%) PKI
17 27 (1.02%) Visualisation
18 24 (0.91%) Wiki
19 22 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1133 (42.97%) Linux
2 317 (12.02%) Unix
3 276 (10.47%) Windows
4 185 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 154 (5.84%) CentOS
6 114 (4.32%) Ubuntu
7 89 (3.38%) Windows Server
8 82 (3.11%) Solaris
9 60 (2.28%) Apple iOS
10 44 (1.67%) Android
11 40 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (1.33%) Debian
13 30 (1.14%) AIX
14 28 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (0.76%) Windows Phone
16 19 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (0.61%) Windows 7
18 15 (0.57%) Mac OS X
19 13 (0.49%) HPUX
20 10 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (16.72%) DevOps
3 440 (16.69%) TDD
4 424 (16.08%) Scrum
5 362 (13.73%) MVC
6 360 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
7 317 (12.02%) Open Source
8 305 (11.57%) Web Development
9 301 (11.41%) E-Commerce
10 291 (11.04%) Configuration Management
11 254 (9.63%) OO
12 219 (8.30%) Software Engineering
13 178 (6.75%) BDD
14 160 (6.07%) Unit Testing
15 152 (5.76%) OOP
16 142 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 136 (5.16%) High Availability
18 135 (5.12%) Kanban
19 131 (4.97%) ITIL
20 113 (4.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1025 (38.87%) JavaScript
2 1008 (38.23%) PHP
3 754 (28.59%) Java
4 579 (21.96%) SQL
5 552 (20.93%) Python
6 370 (14.03%) Ruby
7 316 (11.98%) Perl
8 262 (9.94%) Bash Shell
9 190 (7.21%) Scala
10 129 (4.89%) C#
11 99 (3.75%) C++
12 75 (2.84%) C
13 73 (2.77%) Go
14 70 (2.65%) Shell Script
15 59 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 41 (1.55%) Groovy
17 37 (1.40%) PowerShell
18 35 (1.33%) PHP 5
19 28 (1.06%) Objective-C
20 26 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 187 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 128 (4.85%) Degree
3 125 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.06%) RHCE
6 25 (0.95%) CCNP
7 23 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 22 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
10 16 (0.61%) CCNA
11 14 (0.53%) OCP
12 10 (0.38%) RHCA
13 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.30%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.23%) CISSP
15 6 (0.23%) MCITP
15 6 (0.23%) MCTS
15 6 (0.23%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.20%) QA
2 22 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.42%) SDET
6 9 (0.34%) SLA
7 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.11%) HL7
9 2 (0.076%) COBIT
10 1 (0.038%) GCP
10 1 (0.038%) GPG13
10 1 (0.038%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.038%) WAI
System Software
1 190 (7.21%) Docker
2 185 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 51 (1.93%) Xen
5 48 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 41 (1.55%) KVM
7 36 (1.37%) Hyper-V
8 30 (1.14%) NFS
9 29 (1.10%) Samba
10 28 (1.06%) iptables
10 28 (1.06%) vCloud
11 26 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (0.76%) Varnish
12 20 (0.76%) vSphere
13 18 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (0.68%) Postfix
14 15 (0.57%) Apache Flume
14 15 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 13 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 367 (13.92%) Puppet
2 249 (9.44%) Ansible
3 224 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (3.22%) Nagios
5 67 (2.54%) ZABBIX
6 66 (2.50%) logstash
7 63 (2.39%) Kibana
8 59 (2.24%) HAProxy
9 46 (1.74%) Salt
10 41 (1.55%) Terraform
11 26 (0.99%) SCCM
12 22 (0.83%) Data Guard
13 20 (0.76%) Kubernetes
13 20 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
14 19 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
14 19 (0.72%) Rundeck
14 19 (0.72%) Zenoss
15 17 (0.64%) Graphite
15 17 (0.64%) StatsD
16 15 (0.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 532 (20.17%) Oracle
2 252 (9.56%) VMware
3 247 (9.37%) Red Hat
4 193 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 152 (5.76%) Zend
6 105 (3.98%) IBM
7 67 (2.54%) Google
8 54 (2.05%) hybris
9 46 (1.74%) Cisco
9 46 (1.74%) Sybase
10 45 (1.71%) Citrix
11 41 (1.55%) HP
12 35 (1.33%) SAP
13 33 (1.25%) EMC
14 32 (1.21%) Splunk
15 30 (1.14%) Tableau
16 28 (1.06%) Adobe
16 28 (1.06%) Rackspace
16 28 (1.06%) Sun
16 28 (1.06%) Teradata
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 57 minutes ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £440 - £470 per day
Posted: 18 minutes ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + 12 month contract
Posted: 6 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day Contract split between Nottingham/ Bristol/ home
Posted: 5 days ago