Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 95 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 51 226 227
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.84% 2.67% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 9.89% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 163 158
Median daily rate £495 £500 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +9.29% +7.65%
10th Percentile £313 £401 £323
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.83
% change year-on-year - +17.33% -20.45%

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 714 2,284 2,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 25.75% 27.01% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 1,811 1,875
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £385 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.30% -3.23%
10th Percentile £21.50 £20.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £39.25 £59.05 £35.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +10.46%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Central London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in Central London.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in Central London

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in Central London over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in Central London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in Central London.

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 3 August 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 +17 45 £488 -2.50% 26
West End of London +15 2 £495 +32.00%
City of Westminster +15 1 £495 -10.00%
Lambeth - 1 £650 -
MySQL
London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 21 (41.18%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 18 (35.29%) AWS
5 17 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (31.37%) Python
6 16 (31.37%) Microservices
7 15 (29.41%) Unix
8 13 (25.49%) SQL
8 13 (25.49%) Docker
9 12 (23.53%) DevOps
9 12 (23.53%) Windows
10 11 (21.57%) Azure
10 11 (21.57%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (21.57%) Terraform
11 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
11 10 (19.61%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 9 (17.65%) Degree
12 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
13 8 (15.69%) Spring
13 8 (15.69%) CSS
13 8 (15.69%) Apache
13 8 (15.69%) HTML
13 8 (15.69%) PHP
13 8 (15.69%) Migration
13 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
13 8 (15.69%) React

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 11 (21.57%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (15.69%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) Confluence
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.96%) Appian
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) AWS
2 11 (21.57%) Azure
3 5 (9.80%) IaaS
4 4 (7.84%) GitHub
4 4 (7.84%) Serverless
5 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.88%) GCP
5 3 (5.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.92%) Kong
6 2 (3.92%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.96%) Datadog
7 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.96%) SaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.88%) IPsec
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) 2G
3 2 (3.92%) 3G
3 2 (3.92%) 4G
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) SNMP
3 2 (3.92%) SSH
3 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) 5G
4 1 (1.96%) AMQP
4 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.84%) Redis
7 3 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.92%) Big Data
9 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.96%) Power BI
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.96%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
1 7 (13.73%) Maven
2 6 (11.76%) JUnit
3 5 (9.80%) GitLab
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.80%) Mockito
4 4 (7.84%) Gradle
5 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.92%) gulp
5 2 (3.92%) Liquibase
5 2 (3.92%) minitest
5 2 (3.92%) RSpec
5 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Postman
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) International Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Backend Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) CyberArk Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (3.92%) HTML Developer
5 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.69%) CSS
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) React
2 8 (15.69%) Spring
2 8 (15.69%) Spring Boot
3 7 (13.73%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (11.76%) Kafka
4 6 (11.76%) LAMP
4 6 (11.76%) REST
5 5 (9.80%) .NET
5 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.80%) LDAP
5 5 (9.80%) Node.js
5 5 (9.80%) RESTful
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) XML
6 3 (5.88%) Celery
6 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Blog
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) LIMS
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Robotics
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Unix
3 12 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Microservices
3 12 (23.53%) DevOps
4 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 8 (15.69%) Migration
5 8 (15.69%) SDLC
6 6 (11.76%) ETL
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) TDD
7 5 (9.80%) Open Source
7 5 (9.80%) Refactoring
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.84%) Information Security
8 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) Python
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 8 (15.69%) PHP
6 6 (11.76%) Go
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.80%) C#
7 5 (9.80%) Java 8
8 3 (5.88%) Apex Code
8 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.88%) Scala
9 2 (3.92%) C++
9 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.96%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) Perl
10 1 (1.96%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Docker
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.84%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.92%) Squid
4 2 (3.92%) zsh
5 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Terraform
2 7 (13.73%) Kubernetes
3 5 (9.80%) Ansible
4 4 (7.84%) Kibana
5 3 (5.88%) Grafana
5 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.88%) Puppet
6 2 (3.92%) Salt
7 1 (1.96%) Nagios
7 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Google
4 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.84%) Sybase
5 3 (5.88%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.88%) CyberArk
5 3 (5.88%) McAfee
5 3 (5.88%) Qualys
5 3 (5.88%) SaltStack
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (3.92%) Facebook
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Splunk
6 2 (3.92%) Tableau
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Murex
7 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.96%) Sun