Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 105 120
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 130 235 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.10% 2.66% 2.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.97% 11.07% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 173 156
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.33% +16.18%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £323
90th Percentile £665 £600 £625
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year - +23.89% -59.64%

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 1,450 2,123 2,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.39% 23.99% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,119 1,680 1,789
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £655 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +34.87% -38.89%
10th Percentile £23.50 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £41.15 £53.90 £33.86
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £27.14
% change year-on-year +22.81% +5.02% -18.38%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +26 102 £500 - 72
Kensington and Chelsea - 4 £363 - 2
West End of London +26 2 £500 -10.91% 1
City of Westminster +2 1 - -
MySQL
London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.77%) PHP
3 38 (29.23%) Docker
4 34 (26.15%) Microservices
4 34 (26.15%) TDD
5 33 (25.38%) Python
6 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
6 32 (24.62%) AWS
7 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
8 30 (23.08%) Linux
9 28 (21.54%) SQL
10 27 (20.77%) Scrum
11 26 (20.00%) Finance
11 26 (20.00%) HTML
11 26 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 22 (16.92%) DevOps
12 22 (16.92%) Web Services
12 22 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (16.92%) Azure
13 21 (16.15%) Symfony
14 20 (15.38%) CSS
15 19 (14.62%) Java
15 19 (14.62%) REST
15 19 (14.62%) Kubernetes
16 17 (13.08%) Relational Database
16 17 (13.08%) Terraform
16 17 (13.08%) JIRA
16 17 (13.08%) Pair Programming
17 16 (12.31%) RESTful
18 15 (11.54%) Elasticsearch

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 15 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (10.00%) Confluence
3 10 (7.69%) Apache
4 5 (3.85%) nginx
5 3 (2.31%) Anypoint
5 3 (2.31%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.31%) IIS
5 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.31%) WordPress
6 2 (1.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.54%) Drupal
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.77%) JBoss
7 1 (0.77%) Moodle
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.77%) SAS
7 1 (0.77%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.77%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Magento
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.77%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.62%) AWS
2 22 (16.92%) Azure
3 10 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (7.69%) GCP
4 9 (6.92%) GitHub
5 8 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (6.15%) Serverless
6 6 (4.62%) Office 365
7 4 (3.08%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.31%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.31%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.31%) PaaS
9 2 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.54%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 2 (1.54%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.54%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (1.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) Firewall
2 4 (3.08%) DNS
2 4 (3.08%) Internet
3 3 (2.31%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.31%) MPLS
4 2 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (0.77%) AMQP
5 1 (0.77%) Broadband
5 1 (0.77%) DHCP
5 1 (0.77%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.77%) MQTT
5 1 (0.77%) NAS
5 1 (0.77%) SNMP
5 1 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (13.08%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.46%) Redis
5 10 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.62%) Apache Hive
6 6 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.08%) Big Data
8 3 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.31%) Impala
8 3 (2.31%) Spark SQL
9 2 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.54%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.08%) JIRA
3 11 (8.46%) Selenium
4 10 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 7 (5.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.38%) Protractor
6 6 (4.62%) Gradle
6 6 (4.62%) JUnit
7 5 (3.85%) Maven
7 5 (3.85%) Mockito
8 4 (3.08%) Cypress.io
9 3 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.31%) Codeship
9 3 (2.31%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.31%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.54%) Liquibase
10 2 (1.54%) Mocha
10 2 (1.54%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.54%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.08%) Advertising
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Back Office
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.54%) Games
5 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (72.31%) Developer
2 32 (24.62%) PHP Developer
3 16 (12.31%) Symfony Developer
4 15 (11.54%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (9.23%) Python Developer
7 11 (8.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (8.46%) MySQL Developer
7 11 (8.46%) React Developer
8 9 (6.92%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Angular Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Architect
9 8 (6.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Senior PHP Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.38%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.62%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 26 (20.00%) HTML
2 22 (16.92%) Web Services
3 21 (16.15%) Symfony
4 20 (15.38%) CSS
5 19 (14.62%) REST
6 16 (12.31%) RESTful
7 14 (10.77%) React
8 12 (9.23%) Kafka
9 11 (8.46%) .NET
9 11 (8.46%) SOAP
10 10 (7.69%) LAMP
10 10 (7.69%) Node.js
11 9 (6.92%) HTML5
12 8 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (5.38%) Jest
13 7 (5.38%) Spring
13 7 (5.38%) Spring Boot
14 6 (4.62%) Express
14 6 (4.62%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) User Experience
2 5 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.85%) NHS
2 5 (3.85%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.77%) Blog
5 1 (0.77%) Clustering
5 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.77%) Replication
5 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (6.15%) Windows
3 6 (4.62%) Unix
4 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.31%) CentOS
4 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.54%) Android
5 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.77%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.15%) Microservices
2 34 (26.15%) TDD
3 27 (20.77%) Scrum
4 22 (16.92%) DevOps
5 17 (13.08%) Pair Programming
6 15 (11.54%) Migration
7 13 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 13 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (8.46%) Fintech
9 10 (7.69%) BDD
9 10 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.69%) Web Development
10 8 (6.15%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.15%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.15%) MVC
11 7 (5.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (5.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.77%) PHP
2 33 (25.38%) Python
3 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.54%) SQL
5 19 (14.62%) Java
6 15 (11.54%) C#
7 11 (8.46%) Go
8 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.85%) Java 8
9 5 (3.85%) Ruby
9 5 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.08%) Scala
11 2 (1.54%) Perl
12 1 (0.77%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.77%) ES6
12 1 (0.77%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.77%) SOQL
12 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.77%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.77%) CISSP
4 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.77%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 38 (29.23%) Docker
2 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) Varnish
4 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (14.62%) Kubernetes
2 17 (13.08%) Terraform
3 11 (8.46%) Ansible
4 5 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.08%) Puppet
6 3 (2.31%) Salt
6 3 (2.31%) SCCM
7 2 (1.54%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.54%) MIIS
8 1 (0.77%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.77%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (6.15%) Google
2 7 (5.38%) Atlassian
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.85%) Citrix
4 4 (3.08%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.08%) Splunk
5 3 (2.31%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.31%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle
6 2 (1.54%) Apple
6 2 (1.54%) IBM
6 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.54%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (0.77%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.77%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.77%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.77%) New Relic
7 1 (0.77%) Tableau