The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Percona, Inc.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Percona
Rank 623 588 572
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Contract jobs citing Percona 5 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.041% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.089% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate £550 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £603 £425
% change year-on-year
-33.60% +41.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22140 23572 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.04% 45.69% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13204 13718 12166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 988 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Percona within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Percona Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Percona
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Percona within the UK.

Percona Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Percona
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Percona within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Percona
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London 0 4 £550 +29.41% 1
England -28 4 £550 +15.78% 2
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Percona 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 Percona.

1 25 (89.29%) MySQL
2 10 (35.71%) Replication
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) High Availability
4 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (21.43%) Puppet
6 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (17.86%) Database Tuning
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.86%) Web Services
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) ETL
7 4 (14.29%) JBoss
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) DB2
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) Internet
7 4 (14.29%) Nagios
7 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Percona 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 Percona. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) Alfresco
2 3 (10.71%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.29%) DB2
5 4 (14.29%) MariaDB
5 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.14%) Big Data
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.57%) HBase
8 1 (3.57%) Informix
8 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) French Language
2 1 (3.57%) German Language
2 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) DBA
2 20 (71.43%) MySQL DBA
3 9 (32.14%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) MySQL Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Database Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (14.29%) MongoDB DBA
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) IT Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
8 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) Symfony
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) BBC
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) iDTV
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) CentOS
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) High Availability
2 5 (17.86%) Database Tuning
2 5 (17.86%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security
3 4 (14.29%) Open Source
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
4 2 (7.14%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.57%) Talend