Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 104 115
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -18
Contract jobs citing MySQL 171 237 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.26% 2.60% 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.73% 10.41% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 173 149
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £413 £320 £300
90th Percentile £675 £625 £590
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £28.25

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 1,959 2,276 2,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 25.91% 24.97% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,561 1,792 1,583
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +13.04%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £22.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.55% -19.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £21.21 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £81.50 £41.68 £33.25
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.16
% change year-on-year +27.27% +1.25% -22.40%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +26 140 £525 +10.53% 80
City of Westminster +2 7 £550 +4.76%
West End of London +4 2 £500 -18.37%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
MySQL
London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 67 (39.18%) AWS
2 64 (37.43%) Docker
3 59 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (33.92%) Linux
5 55 (32.16%) Python
6 52 (30.41%) JavaScript
7 47 (27.49%) TDD
8 45 (26.32%) Java
9 44 (25.73%) Microservices
10 42 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
11 40 (23.39%) HTML
11 40 (23.39%) SQL
11 40 (23.39%) DevOps
12 39 (22.81%) Kubernetes
13 38 (22.22%) Finance
14 35 (20.47%) CSS
15 33 (19.30%) Git (software)
16 30 (17.54%) Test Automation
16 30 (17.54%) PHP
17 26 (15.20%) Relational Database
18 25 (14.62%) Jenkins
18 25 (14.62%) Open Source
18 25 (14.62%) REST
19 24 (14.04%) Azure
20 23 (13.45%) NoSQL
20 23 (13.45%) Scrum
20 23 (13.45%) JIRA
21 22 (12.87%) Fintech
21 22 (12.87%) Terraform
22 21 (12.28%) SQL Server

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 16 (9.36%) Confluence
2 15 (8.77%) Apache
3 11 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.26%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.51%) IIS
5 6 (3.51%) WordPress
6 5 (2.92%) Appian
6 5 (2.92%) JBoss
7 4 (2.34%) Drupal
7 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.17%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.17%) Jetty
9 2 (1.17%) Moodle
9 2 (1.17%) nginx
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 67 (39.18%) AWS
2 24 (14.04%) Azure
3 19 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (10.53%) GCP
4 18 (10.53%) Serverless
5 17 (9.94%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (6.43%) GitHub
7 10 (5.85%) Office 365
8 7 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (4.09%) Amazon S3
8 7 (4.09%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (4.09%) CloudFront
9 6 (3.51%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (2.92%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (1.75%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.75%) PaaS
11 3 (1.75%) Stackdriver
12 2 (1.17%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (1.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.19%) HTTP
2 12 (7.02%) DNS
3 11 (6.43%) Firewall
4 7 (4.09%) IPsec
4 7 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.51%) DHCP
5 6 (3.51%) FTP
5 6 (3.51%) Internet
5 6 (3.51%) SSL
6 5 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.34%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.34%) MPLS
8 3 (1.75%) SSH
9 1 (0.58%) Broadband
9 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.58%) NAS
9 1 (0.58%) SAN
9 1 (0.58%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (15.20%) Relational Database
3 23 (13.45%) NoSQL
4 21 (12.28%) MongoDB
4 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
5 15 (8.77%) Hadoop
6 14 (8.19%) Big Data
7 12 (7.02%) RDBMS
8 11 (6.43%) Redis
9 10 (5.85%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (2.92%) BigQuery
11 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.92%) MariaDB
12 4 (2.34%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (2.34%) Couchbase
12 4 (2.34%) Impala
12 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.62%) Jenkins
3 23 (13.45%) JIRA
4 13 (7.60%) Selenium
5 8 (4.68%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.09%) Jasmine
6 7 (4.09%) Maven
6 7 (4.09%) Mocha
6 7 (4.09%) Travis CI
7 6 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.51%) Gradle
8 5 (2.92%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.34%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.34%) Gatling
9 4 (2.34%) JUnit
9 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.75%) Codeship
10 3 (1.75%) ERwin
10 3 (1.75%) Subversion
10 3 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.92%) Retail
5 4 (2.34%) Marketing
6 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (1.17%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (60.82%) Developer
2 22 (12.87%) Python Developer
3 17 (9.94%) PHP Developer
4 16 (9.36%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) React Developer
6 14 (8.19%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (6.43%) Architect
8 10 (5.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (5.85%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Python Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Security Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.92%) WordPress Developer
12 4 (2.34%) AWS Engineer
12 4 (2.34%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.39%) HTML
2 35 (20.47%) CSS
3 25 (14.62%) REST
4 18 (10.53%) Node.js
5 17 (9.94%) Spring
6 16 (9.36%) RESTful
6 16 (9.36%) Web Services
7 15 (8.77%) LAMP
8 14 (8.19%) AngularJS
8 14 (8.19%) Kafka
9 13 (7.60%) HTML5
9 13 (7.60%) React
10 12 (7.02%) Spring Boot
11 11 (6.43%) .NET
11 11 (6.43%) Jest
11 11 (6.43%) jQuery
11 11 (6.43%) Symfony
12 8 (4.68%) Express
12 8 (4.68%) Redux
12 8 (4.68%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.85%) User Experience
2 8 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.92%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.75%) Replication
5 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.17%) Derivative
5 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) NHS
5 2 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.58%) Blog
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.92%) Linux
2 20 (11.70%) Windows
3 15 (8.77%) Unix
4 6 (3.51%) CentOS
4 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.92%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.75%) Android
8 2 (1.17%) Debian
8 2 (1.17%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.58%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.58%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.49%) TDD
3 44 (25.73%) Microservices
4 40 (23.39%) DevOps
5 30 (17.54%) Test Automation
6 25 (14.62%) Open Source
7 23 (13.45%) Scrum
8 22 (12.87%) Fintech
9 19 (11.11%) Migration
10 17 (9.94%) Configuration Management
10 17 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.77%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.19%) BDD
13 13 (7.60%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (7.60%) OO
14 12 (7.02%) Analytics
14 12 (7.02%) Front End Development
14 12 (7.02%) SOA
15 11 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (6.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.16%) Python
2 52 (30.41%) JavaScript
3 45 (26.32%) Java
4 40 (23.39%) SQL
5 30 (17.54%) PHP
6 17 (9.94%) C#
7 15 (8.77%) Go
8 12 (7.02%) Ruby
9 9 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.26%) Scala
10 7 (4.09%) TypeScript
11 6 (3.51%) ES6
11 6 (3.51%) Perl
11 6 (3.51%) PHP 7
11 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.92%) Java 8
13 3 (1.75%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.17%) Clojure
14 2 (1.17%) ClojureScript
14 2 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.09%) Degree
4 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.34%) CISSP
6 3 (1.75%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.58%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (37.43%) Docker
2 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.75%) Varnish
5 2 (1.17%) HDFS
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.58%) etcd
6 1 (0.58%) KVM
6 1 (0.58%) RHEV
6 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (22.81%) Kubernetes
2 22 (12.87%) Terraform
3 16 (9.36%) Ansible
4 11 (6.43%) Puppet
5 6 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.92%) SCCM
7 4 (2.34%) Salt
8 3 (1.75%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.17%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.17%) MIIS
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.58%) Consul
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.58%) Oozie
10 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (11.70%) Oracle
2 13 (7.60%) Google
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.09%) Citrix
5 5 (2.92%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.34%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.34%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.34%) CyberArk
6 4 (2.34%) Hortonworks
6 4 (2.34%) Splunk
7 3 (1.75%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.75%) New Relic
7 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.75%) VMware
7 3 (1.75%) Zend
8 2 (1.17%) Apple
8 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.17%) Sybase
8 2 (1.17%) Tableau