Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 100 121
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 -12
Contract jobs citing MySQL 102 239 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.98% 2.66% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.27% 10.62% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 167 172
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £326
90th Percentile £625 £600 £625
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.58
% change year-on-year - +18.32% -

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 1,233 2,250 2,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.94% 25.06% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1,744 1,898
Median daily rate £500 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £377 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +13.86% +13.05%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -15.38%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +12 79 £475 -5.00% 55
Kensington and Chelsea - 5 £375 -
MySQL
London

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.25%) PHP
3 30 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 30 (29.41%) Docker
4 29 (28.43%) Microservices
5 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 27 (26.47%) Linux
6 26 (25.49%) Scrum
7 24 (23.53%) Python
7 24 (23.53%) AWS
8 23 (22.55%) Azure
9 22 (21.57%) Java
9 22 (21.57%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (20.59%) TDD
10 21 (20.59%) Symfony
11 20 (19.61%) Pair Programming
12 19 (18.63%) SQL
12 19 (18.63%) DevOps
13 18 (17.65%) HTML
13 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
13 18 (17.65%) REST
14 17 (16.67%) RESTful
15 16 (15.69%) Web Services
15 16 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
17 14 (13.73%) Finance
17 14 (13.73%) CSS
17 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
18 13 (12.75%) RabbitMQ
19 12 (11.76%) Redis

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 22 (21.57%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (9.80%) Apache
3 8 (7.84%) Confluence
4 7 (6.86%) nginx
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.96%) CMS
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.98%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.98%) Drupal
6 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.98%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.53%) AWS
2 23 (22.55%) Azure
3 7 (6.86%) GCP
4 6 (5.88%) GitHub
4 6 (5.88%) IaaS
5 4 (3.92%) PaaS
6 3 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.94%) Serverless
7 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.98%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.98%) Heroku
8 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.98%) SaaS
8 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) AMQP
2 1 (0.98%) DHCP
2 1 (0.98%) DOCSIS
2 1 (0.98%) MQTT
2 1 (0.98%) NAS
2 1 (0.98%) SNMP
2 1 (0.98%) SSH
2 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
4 12 (11.76%) Redis
5 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.96%) Big Data
9 2 (1.96%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.98%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.98%) Parquet
10 1 (0.98%) Power BI
10 1 (0.98%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.78%) JIRA
3 10 (9.80%) JUnit
3 10 (9.80%) Mockito
4 9 (8.82%) Selenium
5 8 (7.84%) Gradle
5 8 (7.84%) Jasmine
5 8 (7.84%) Maven
5 8 (7.84%) Protractor
6 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.94%) Cypress.io
7 3 (2.94%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.96%) GitLab
8 2 (1.96%) minitest
8 2 (1.96%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.96%) RSpec
8 2 (1.96%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.98%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.98%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.98%) Postman
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Advertising
3 6 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.92%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (75.49%) Developer
2 29 (28.43%) PHP Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Symfony Developer
4 17 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
8 9 (8.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Web Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Angular Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Azure Developer
10 7 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (6.86%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (5.88%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Backend Developer
11 6 (5.88%) React Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.41%) AngularJS
2 21 (20.59%) Symfony
3 18 (17.65%) HTML
3 18 (17.65%) REST
4 17 (16.67%) RESTful
5 16 (15.69%) Web Services
6 14 (13.73%) CSS
7 13 (12.75%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (11.76%) React
8 12 (11.76%) SOAP
9 11 (10.78%) LAMP
10 10 (9.80%) Spring
10 10 (9.80%) Spring Boot
11 9 (8.82%) .NET
12 8 (7.84%) Kafka
13 6 (5.88%) HTML5
13 6 (5.88%) jQuery
13 6 (5.88%) Redux
13 6 (5.88%) Vue.js
14 5 (4.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) User Experience
2 7 (6.86%) NHS
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.96%) Blog
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Robotics
6 1 (0.98%) Tandem
6 1 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Unix
3 7 (6.86%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.98%) AIX
5 1 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.43%) Microservices
3 26 (25.49%) Scrum
4 21 (20.59%) TDD
5 20 (19.61%) Pair Programming
6 19 (18.63%) DevOps
7 12 (11.76%) Web Development
8 11 (10.78%) Front End Development
9 8 (7.84%) Migration
9 8 (7.84%) MVC
9 8 (7.84%) Open Source
9 8 (7.84%) Refactoring
10 6 (5.88%) BDD
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.88%) Fintech
10 6 (5.88%) SDLC
11 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
11 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) PHP
2 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (23.53%) Python
4 22 (21.57%) Java
5 19 (18.63%) SQL
6 10 (9.80%) C#
6 10 (9.80%) Go
6 10 (9.80%) Java 8
7 9 (8.82%) Ruby
8 4 (3.92%) Scala
9 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.94%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.98%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.96%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB
3 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.98%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Docker
2 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.98%) Varnish
4 1 (0.98%) zsh
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Terraform
2 7 (6.86%) Ansible
2 7 (6.86%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.92%) Puppet
4 3 (2.94%) Kibana
5 2 (1.96%) Grafana
5 2 (1.96%) MIIS
5 2 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.98%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Google
2 6 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (1.96%) F5
5 2 (1.96%) Facebook
5 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.96%) Splunk
5 2 (1.96%) Sybase
5 2 (1.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.98%) Gemalto
6 1 (0.98%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.98%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) Zend