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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
UK
Rank 101 113 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing MySQL 990 1062 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.22% 2.05% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.96% 9.13% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 726 715
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +35.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £51.40 £60.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -

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
9942 11634 11622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.31% 22.44% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6700 7818 7526
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 212 164
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.85 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +7 937 £410 +2.50% 797
London -4 481 £425 -2.85% 286
South East +9 139 £400 +14.28% 119
North West +56 89 £350 -3.44% 89
West Midlands +38 67 £375 +20.00% 63
City of London +2 59 £425 +6.25% 58
Yorkshire 0 54 £410 +11.56% 75
Oxfordshire +23 50 £375 +7.14% 16
Manchester +31 48 £333 -11.33% 54
South West +8 45 £325 - 59
West Yorkshire -1 43 £410 +7.89% 51
Leeds 0 42 £410 +5.12% 29
Oxford +22 28 £375 +7.14% 10
Hampshire 0 27 £400 +14.28% 33
Scotland +34 25 £364 +6.98% 17
East of England -7 24 £375 -1.31% 37
Birmingham +4 23 £445 +36.84% 19
Bristol +19 21 £350 +9.37% 21
Cheshire +38 19 £350 +40.00% 14
Edinburgh +32 19 £363 +6.61% 10
East Midlands -13 19 £350 +3.70% 54
South Wales +20 17 £406 +8.33% 9
Wales +3 17 £406 +8.33% 10
Surrey -1 16 £608 +51.87% 12
Buckinghamshire +14 15 £345 +0.36% 12
Hertfordshire -2 15 £500 +53.84% 12
Staffordshire - 15 £360 - 1
Berkshire +5 14 £450 +33.33% 17
Cardiff +16 13 £450 +20.00% 6
North East -12 13 £450 +16.12% 13

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 851 (39.64%) HTML
2 840 (39.12%) JavaScript
3 832 (38.75%) Linux
4 799 (37.21%) PHP
5 761 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
6 747 (34.79%) CSS
7 637 (29.67%) Java
8 610 (28.41%) Git (software)
9 528 (24.59%) SQL
10 475 (22.12%) PostgreSQL
11 455 (21.19%) Python
12 400 (18.63%) Oracle
13 393 (18.30%) MongoDB
14 374 (17.42%) Apache
15 366 (17.05%) Jenkins
16 363 (16.91%) Web Services
17 349 (16.26%) NoSQL
18 347 (16.16%) Scrum
19 341 (15.88%) TDD
20 337 (15.70%) SQL Server
20 337 (15.70%) HTML5
21 336 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
22 325 (15.14%) LAMP
23 317 (14.76%) DevOps
24 309 (14.39%) REST
25 308 (14.35%) Ruby
26 300 (13.97%) jQuery
27 281 (13.09%) AngularJS
28 263 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
29 262 (12.20%) Open Source

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
1 374 (17.42%) Apache
2 191 (8.90%) Tomcat
3 148 (6.89%) Elasticsearch
4 135 (6.29%) Drupal
5 131 (6.10%) nginx
6 95 (4.42%) CMS
7 80 (3.73%) WordPress
8 77 (3.59%) Confluence
9 62 (2.89%) JBoss
10 54 (2.52%) Apache Spark
10 54 (2.52%) OpenStack
11 52 (2.42%) Apache Solr
12 48 (2.24%) WebSphere
13 46 (2.14%) IIS
14 34 (1.58%) Jetty
15 33 (1.54%) Mule ESB
16 22 (1.02%) Moodle
17 21 (0.98%) Apache Pig
17 21 (0.98%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 61 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.37%) MS Office
5 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.093%) HipChat
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.047%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (2.65%) Magento
2 14 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.14%) assyst
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.14%) RMDS
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.093%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.047%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.047%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.047%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 336 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (2.52%) GitHub
4 47 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.86%) SaaS
6 38 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 31 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (1.30%) IaaS
10 22 (1.02%) PaaS
11 20 (0.93%) Slack
12 18 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (0.75%) Google Analytics
13 16 (0.75%) Route 53
14 12 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (0.42%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 159 (7.41%) HTTP
2 129 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 81 (3.77%) SSL
4 68 (3.17%) DNS
4 68 (3.17%) Firewall
5 47 (2.19%) SAN
6 46 (2.14%) Internet
6 46 (2.14%) VPN
7 40 (1.86%) LDAP
8 27 (1.26%) WAN
9 25 (1.16%) LAN
10 24 (1.12%) Network Security
10 24 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 21 (0.98%) FTP
12 20 (0.93%) SNMP
13 19 (0.88%) DHCP
14 18 (0.84%) Intranet
15 17 (0.79%) Kerberos
16 16 (0.75%) NAS
17 15 (0.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (22.12%) PostgreSQL
2 393 (18.30%) MongoDB
3 349 (16.26%) NoSQL
4 337 (15.70%) SQL Server
5 198 (9.22%) Relational Database
6 176 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 101 (4.70%) Big Data
8 92 (4.29%) Redis
9 90 (4.19%) Hadoop
10 77 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 67 (3.12%) HBase
12 58 (2.70%) Oracle Database
13 48 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
13 48 (2.24%) MariaDB
14 42 (1.96%) Apache Hive
15 32 (1.49%) CouchDB
15 32 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 26 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (1.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 610 (28.41%) Git (software)
2 366 (17.05%) Jenkins
3 173 (8.06%) Subversion
4 132 (6.15%) JIRA
5 93 (4.33%) JUnit
6 87 (4.05%) Maven
7 60 (2.79%) Mercurial
8 57 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 55 (2.56%) Vagrant
10 54 (2.52%) Selenium
11 43 (2.00%) Eclipse
12 35 (1.63%) Jasmine
13 34 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 34 (1.58%) GitLab
14 31 (1.44%) Bitbucket
15 30 (1.40%) Ant
15 30 (1.40%) Gerrit
16 26 (1.21%) Mockito
16 26 (1.21%) SonarQube
17 25 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 198 (9.22%) Finance
2 67 (3.12%) Marketing
3 54 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 51 (2.38%) Banking
5 35 (1.63%) Publishing
6 34 (1.58%) Retail
7 24 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.07%) Games
9 20 (0.93%) Advertising
10 16 (0.75%) Electronics
11 14 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.51%) Legal
13 7 (0.33%) Billing
14 6 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.23%) Front Office
15 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.14%) Back Office
17 3 (0.14%) Local Government
18 2 (0.093%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1276 (59.43%) Developer
2 389 (18.12%) PHP Developer
3 273 (12.72%) Java Developer
4 151 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 136 (6.33%) Architect
6 132 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 109 (5.08%) MySQL Developer
8 106 (4.94%) DBA
9 101 (4.70%) Web Developer
10 96 (4.47%) Administrator
10 96 (4.47%) Drupal Developer
11 90 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 73 (3.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 69 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 69 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
14 62 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
15 61 (2.84%) Software Engineer
16 49 (2.28%) Technical Architect
17 47 (2.19%) Consultant
17 47 (2.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 851 (39.64%) HTML
2 747 (34.79%) CSS
3 363 (16.91%) Web Services
4 337 (15.70%) HTML5
5 325 (15.14%) LAMP
6 309 (14.39%) REST
7 300 (13.97%) jQuery
8 281 (13.09%) AngularJS
9 226 (10.53%) JSON
10 224 (10.43%) Spring
11 221 (10.29%) XML
12 210 (9.78%) CSS3
13 204 (9.50%) Node.js
14 199 (9.27%) RESTful
15 143 (6.66%) SOAP
16 140 (6.52%) Ajax
16 140 (6.52%) Symfony
17 120 (5.59%) Django
17 120 (5.59%) Laravel
18 116 (5.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 96 (4.47%) User Experience
2 78 (3.63%) Computer Science
3 68 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 62 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (2.28%) Replication
6 47 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 35 (1.63%) Clustering
8 32 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 26 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 24 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.02%) Data Integration
13 21 (0.98%) Fintech
13 21 (0.98%) Visualisation
14 19 (0.88%) Algorithms
14 19 (0.88%) Public Cloud
15 18 (0.84%) NHS
16 17 (0.79%) Private Cloud
16 17 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 832 (38.75%) Linux
2 199 (9.27%) Unix
3 182 (8.48%) Windows
4 124 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (3.82%) CentOS
6 77 (3.59%) Ubuntu
7 46 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 44 (2.05%) Windows Server
9 43 (2.00%) Android
10 41 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (1.54%) Solaris
12 20 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (0.88%) Debian
14 15 (0.70%) AIX
15 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.56%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.51%) HPUX
18 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.42%) Windows 7
20 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (16.16%) Scrum
3 341 (15.88%) TDD
4 317 (14.76%) DevOps
5 263 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
6 262 (12.20%) Open Source
7 248 (11.55%) MVC
8 245 (11.41%) Web Development
9 221 (10.29%) Configuration Management
10 195 (9.08%) E-Commerce
11 175 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 166 (7.73%) OO
13 157 (7.31%) Kanban
14 156 (7.27%) Microservices
15 138 (6.43%) BDD
16 115 (5.36%) OOP
17 110 (5.12%) Mentoring
18 107 (4.98%) Front End Development
19 105 (4.89%) Continuous Delivery
20 94 (4.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 840 (39.12%) JavaScript
2 799 (37.21%) PHP
3 637 (29.67%) Java
4 528 (24.59%) SQL
5 455 (21.19%) Python
6 308 (14.35%) Ruby
7 185 (8.62%) Perl
8 169 (7.87%) Bash Shell
9 146 (6.80%) Scala
10 116 (5.40%) C#
11 59 (2.75%) C++
12 57 (2.65%) Go
13 47 (2.19%) Shell Script
14 42 (1.96%) Groovy
15 39 (1.82%) PowerShell
16 37 (1.72%) C
17 33 (1.54%) PL/SQL
18 29 (1.35%) T-SQL
19 27 (1.26%) PHP 5
20 19 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 128 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 89 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 84 (3.91%) Degree
4 23 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (0.70%) RHCE
6 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.37%) CCNA
9 8 (0.37%) CCNP
9 8 (0.37%) MCDBA
9 8 (0.37%) MCITP
10 6 (0.28%) RHCA
10 6 (0.28%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.19%) MCSA
12 3 (0.14%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.093%) CISSP
13 2 (0.093%) OCP
13 2 (0.093%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.70%) QA
2 17 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 17 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.28%) SDET
4 6 (0.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.093%) COBIT
5 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.047%) GCP
6 1 (0.047%) GPG13
6 1 (0.047%) ISO27005
System Software
1 179 (8.34%) Docker
2 116 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 41 (1.91%) HDFS
5 34 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (1.35%) Xen
7 25 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (0.98%) NFS
9 15 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 14 (0.65%) Apache Flume
10 14 (0.65%) LXC
10 14 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.61%) Hyper-V
11 13 (0.61%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.56%) Varnish
12 12 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.51%) KVM
13 11 (0.51%) Postfix
14 9 (0.42%) GlusterFS
14 9 (0.42%) iptables
Systems Management
1 262 (12.20%) Puppet
2 215 (10.01%) Ansible
3 191 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (4.19%) Nagios
5 79 (3.68%) Salt
6 57 (2.65%) logstash
7 56 (2.61%) Kibana
8 50 (2.33%) Terraform
9 44 (2.05%) HAProxy
10 31 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
11 30 (1.40%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.84%) Kubernetes
13 17 (0.79%) Grafana
14 14 (0.65%) Galera Cluster
15 13 (0.61%) Ambari
15 13 (0.61%) Oozie
15 13 (0.61%) SCCM
15 13 (0.61%) Zenoss
16 12 (0.56%) Mesos
17 11 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 400 (18.63%) Oracle
2 160 (7.45%) VMware
3 159 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 158 (7.36%) Red Hat
5 124 (5.78%) Zend
6 58 (2.70%) Google
7 56 (2.61%) IBM
8 44 (2.05%) SAP
9 42 (1.96%) Rackspace
10 36 (1.68%) Cisco
11 33 (1.54%) Adobe
11 33 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (1.49%) hybris
13 31 (1.44%) Sybase
14 28 (1.30%) SaltStack
15 26 (1.21%) Splunk
16 23 (1.07%) Tableau
16 23 (1.07%) Talend
17 22 (1.02%) Teradata
18 21 (0.98%) EMC
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £150 to £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £99 - £126 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago