Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 108 106
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 201 228 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.38% 2.50% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.14% 9.93% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 167 140
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £405 £325 £300
90th Percentile £628 £625 £575
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.16 £27.16
% change year-on-year +28.87% - -45.68%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,199 2,297 1,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 26.02% 25.18% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,715 1,843 1,470
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 3
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +39.53% +13.16%
10th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £56.50 £37.60 £22.85
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +1.64% +10.91%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Central London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Central London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Central London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Central London

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 134 £500 +5.26% 10
City of Westminster -12 15 £550 +29.41%
West End of London -20 4 £375 -26.83%
Camden +1 1 £300 -47.83%
MySQL
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 88 (43.78%) JavaScript
2 81 (40.30%) Linux
3 63 (31.34%) Java
3 63 (31.34%) Docker
4 62 (30.85%) HTML
5 61 (30.35%) Amazon AWS
6 60 (29.85%) Python
6 60 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (27.86%) CSS
8 55 (27.36%) SQL
9 49 (24.38%) SQL Server
10 45 (22.39%) MongoDB
11 43 (21.39%) Microservices
12 42 (20.90%) PHP
13 41 (20.40%) PostgreSQL
13 41 (20.40%) NoSQL
14 40 (19.90%) Git (software)
14 40 (19.90%) DevOps
14 40 (19.90%) TDD
15 39 (19.40%) Open Source
16 36 (17.91%) OO
17 34 (16.92%) Relational Database
18 33 (16.42%) Windows
18 33 (16.42%) JIRA
19 32 (15.92%) Oracle
19 32 (15.92%) Jenkins
20 30 (14.93%) Apache
21 29 (14.43%) Test Automation
22 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
22 28 (13.93%) Ansible

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 30 (14.93%) Apache
2 18 (8.96%) Confluence
2 18 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (6.47%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.98%) CMS
5 10 (4.98%) Drupal
6 9 (4.48%) Apache Spark
6 9 (4.48%) IIS
6 9 (4.48%) WordPress
7 5 (2.49%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.99%) JBoss
8 4 (1.99%) nginx
9 3 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (1.00%) Appian
10 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.00%) Gunicorn
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.50%) Moodle
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) SPSS
2 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (30.35%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.45%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (8.96%) Serverless
5 15 (7.46%) Office 365
6 14 (6.97%) GitHub
7 12 (5.97%) Amazon S3
8 10 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (4.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (4.48%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (3.98%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (3.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (3.48%) CloudFront
11 7 (3.48%) npm
11 7 (3.48%) Power Platform
12 5 (2.49%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (2.49%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.94%) DNS
1 24 (11.94%) HTTP
2 21 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.46%) DHCP
3 17 (8.46%) IPsec
4 15 (7.46%) FTP
4 15 (7.46%) SSL
5 11 (5.47%) Firewall
6 7 (3.48%) Internet
6 7 (3.48%) SAN
7 6 (2.99%) IP Telephony
7 6 (2.99%) MPLS
8 4 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.49%) NAS
10 2 (1.00%) AMQP
10 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.50%) SMTP
11 1 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.38%) SQL Server
2 45 (22.39%) MongoDB
3 41 (20.40%) NoSQL
3 41 (20.40%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (16.92%) Relational Database
5 23 (11.44%) Big Data
6 20 (9.95%) RDBMS
7 15 (7.46%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (6.97%) Hadoop
9 13 (6.47%) Redis
10 12 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (5.97%) MariaDB
11 9 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (4.48%) Data Lake
11 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (3.48%) Apache Hive
12 7 (3.48%) Power BI
13 6 (2.99%) HBase
13 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (19.90%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.42%) JIRA
3 32 (15.92%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.96%) Travis CI
5 11 (5.47%) gulp
5 11 (5.47%) Selenium
6 10 (4.98%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.98%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.98%) Maven
6 10 (4.98%) Subversion
7 9 (4.48%) Grunt
8 8 (3.98%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (3.98%) Protractor
9 7 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.48%) Gatling
9 7 (3.48%) Mocha
10 6 (2.99%) FishEye
11 4 (1.99%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.99%) webpack
General
1 27 (13.43%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Marketing
3 9 (4.48%) Banking
4 8 (3.98%) Retail
5 5 (2.49%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.49%) Law
6 4 (1.99%) Games
6 4 (1.99%) Publishing
7 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 110 (54.73%) Developer
2 20 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (7.96%) Data Engineer
5 15 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.47%) Python Developer
8 12 (5.97%) PHP Developer
8 12 (5.97%) React Developer
9 11 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.98%) Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (4.48%) DBA
11 9 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Architect
12 7 (3.48%) Drupal Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.99%) Angular Developer
13 6 (2.99%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.85%) HTML
2 56 (27.86%) CSS
3 27 (13.43%) Node.js
4 26 (12.94%) REST
5 24 (11.94%) AngularJS
5 24 (11.94%) HTML5
5 24 (11.94%) jQuery
6 23 (11.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (9.95%) JSON
8 19 (9.45%) LAMP
8 19 (9.45%) SOAP
9 18 (8.96%) React
9 18 (8.96%) Vue.js
10 17 (8.46%) RESTful
11 14 (6.97%) Spring
12 12 (5.97%) Express
12 12 (5.97%) Jest
12 12 (5.97%) Sass
13 11 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (5.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.98%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.98%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.48%) Replication
4 5 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.49%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.49%) User Experience
5 4 (1.99%) iPad
5 4 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.49%) Social Media
7 2 (1.00%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.00%) NHS
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 81 (40.30%) Linux
2 33 (16.42%) Windows
3 10 (4.98%) Unix
4 8 (3.98%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.49%) Solaris
6 3 (1.49%) SUSE
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.39%) Microservices
3 40 (19.90%) DevOps
3 40 (19.90%) TDD
4 39 (19.40%) Open Source
5 36 (17.91%) OO
6 29 (14.43%) Test Automation
7 28 (13.93%) Configuration Management
8 26 (12.94%) Scrum
9 25 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (11.44%) Migration
11 22 (10.95%) Front End Development
12 21 (10.45%) BDD
13 17 (8.46%) Analytics
13 17 (8.46%) Fintech
13 17 (8.46%) Web Development
14 16 (7.96%) OOP
15 15 (7.46%) Target Operating Model
15 15 (7.46%) Thought Leadership
16 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (43.78%) JavaScript
2 63 (31.34%) Java
3 60 (29.85%) Python
4 55 (27.36%) SQL
5 42 (20.90%) PHP
6 24 (11.94%) ES6
7 16 (7.96%) TypeScript
8 14 (6.97%) Go
8 14 (6.97%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.47%) Bash Shell
9 13 (6.47%) Ruby
10 11 (5.47%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.98%) Scala
12 7 (3.48%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.99%) C#
13 6 (2.99%) Perl
13 6 (2.99%) PHP 7
14 5 (2.49%) Clojure
14 5 (2.49%) Groovy
15 4 (1.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) CISSP
3 2 (1.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.50%) MCP
4 1 (0.50%) MCSA
4 1 (0.50%) MCSE
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (31.34%) Docker
2 18 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.49%) HDFS
5 5 (2.49%) Shibboleth
5 5 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.49%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.99%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.49%) KVM
7 3 (1.49%) RHEV
8 2 (1.00%) Varnish
8 2 (1.00%) vSphere
9 1 (0.50%) etcd
Systems Management
1 28 (13.93%) Ansible
2 25 (12.44%) Kubernetes
3 17 (8.46%) Puppet
4 11 (5.47%) SCCM
5 8 (3.98%) Terraform
6 5 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.49%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (2.49%) WSUS
7 4 (1.99%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.50%) Consul
9 1 (0.50%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.50%) Grafana
9 1 (0.50%) Oozie
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.50%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (15.92%) Oracle
2 20 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.98%) VMware
4 9 (4.48%) Tableau
5 7 (3.48%) Splunk
6 6 (2.99%) Google
7 5 (2.49%) hybris
7 5 (2.49%) Sony
8 4 (1.99%) Sonatype
8 4 (1.99%) Zend
9 3 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix
9 3 (1.49%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.49%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.49%) Informatica
9 3 (1.49%) Talend
9 3 (1.49%) Teradata
10 2 (1.00%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com