Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 May 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 106 101
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 150 135 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.16% 2.19% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.61% 7.89% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 115 121
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £331 £302 £256
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £488 £403 £425
% change year-on-year +21.12% -5.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,743 1,710 1,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.13% 27.72% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 1,354 1,332
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.38% +17.55% -47.22%
10th Percentile £20.63 £21.67 £16.03
90th Percentile £36.90 £23.00 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.34 £19.00
% change year-on-year +34.32% +17.55% -30.44%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. 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
London Bridge -2 14 £550 +22.22%
Moorgate - 2 £450 -
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 71 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (36.00%) HTML
4 53 (35.33%) JavaScript
5 51 (34.00%) CSS
6 49 (32.67%) SQL
6 49 (32.67%) TDD
7 48 (32.00%) Java
8 47 (31.33%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (27.33%) Finance
10 38 (25.33%) Linux
11 34 (22.67%) MongoDB
12 33 (22.00%) NoSQL
12 33 (22.00%) DevOps
12 33 (22.00%) PHP
13 31 (20.67%) Oracle
13 31 (20.67%) Python
14 29 (19.33%) Git (software)
15 28 (18.67%) CSS3
16 26 (17.33%) HTML5
17 24 (16.00%) OO
17 24 (16.00%) Ansible
18 22 (14.67%) Node.js
19 21 (14.00%) Puppet
19 21 (14.00%) Relational Database
19 21 (14.00%) MVC
20 20 (13.33%) AngularJS
21 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (12.67%) Unix
21 19 (12.67%) SQL Server

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 18 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 16 (10.67%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.67%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.67%) Apache
6 9 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (4.00%) Apache Spark
7 6 (4.00%) Drupal
7 6 (4.00%) nginx
8 5 (3.33%) MQSeries
9 4 (2.67%) WordPress
10 3 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (2.00%) CMS
11 2 (1.33%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.67%) Confluence
12 1 (0.67%) IIS
12 1 (0.67%) JBoss
12 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Actimize
1 5 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.67%) SaaS
4 6 (4.00%) npm
5 5 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.33%) GitHub
6 3 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.33%) AdWords
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.33%) Heroku
7 2 (1.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.67%) Fastly
8 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.67%) IaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Office 365
8 1 (0.67%) Route 53
8 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) HTTP
2 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.33%) SSL
4 6 (4.00%) OpenVPN
4 6 (4.00%) VPN
5 4 (2.67%) Firewall
6 3 (2.00%) DNS
6 3 (2.00%) Internet
7 2 (1.33%) DKIM
7 2 (1.33%) DMARC
8 1 (0.67%) FTP
8 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.67%) IPsec
8 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.67%) Network Security
8 1 (0.67%) SMTP
8 1 (0.67%) SNMP
8 1 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.33%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (22.67%) MongoDB
3 33 (22.00%) NoSQL
4 21 (14.00%) Relational Database
5 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (8.67%) Big Data
6 13 (8.67%) Redis
7 11 (7.33%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.00%) MariaDB
9 5 (3.33%) Pentaho
10 4 (2.67%) HBase
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.00%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.33%) Blockchain
12 2 (1.33%) Impala
12 2 (1.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (19.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.00%) MSTest
2 12 (8.00%) NUnit
3 10 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.67%) webpack
4 9 (6.00%) Grunt
4 9 (6.00%) gulp
5 8 (5.33%) GitLab
6 7 (4.67%) Xdebug
7 6 (4.00%) PHPUnit
7 6 (4.00%) Selenium
8 5 (3.33%) JUnit
9 3 (2.00%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.00%) JIRA
9 3 (2.00%) Mockito
9 3 (2.00%) Wercker
10 2 (1.33%) Gradle
10 2 (1.33%) jMock
10 2 (1.33%) Subversion
11 1 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 41 (27.33%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Banking
2 12 (8.00%) Retail Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Marketing
4 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.67%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (2.00%) Front Office
6 3 (2.00%) Games
6 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Cantonese Language
7 2 (1.33%) French Language
7 2 (1.33%) German Language
7 2 (1.33%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.33%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.33%) Russian Language
7 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Hindi Language
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (66.00%) Developer
2 30 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 25 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 13 (8.67%) AWS Developer
4 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (6.00%) Data Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.67%) LAMP Developer
9 7 (4.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 7 (4.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Ruby Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (4.00%) Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.00%) HTML
2 51 (34.00%) CSS
3 28 (18.67%) CSS3
4 26 (17.33%) HTML5
5 22 (14.67%) Node.js
6 20 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 16 (10.67%) React
8 15 (10.00%) RESTful
8 15 (10.00%) Symfony
9 13 (8.67%) Web Services
10 12 (8.00%) jQuery
11 11 (7.33%) J2EE
11 11 (7.33%) Spring
12 10 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (6.67%) REST
13 9 (6.00%) DOM
13 9 (6.00%) LAMP
14 8 (5.33%) Java EE
15 7 (4.67%) .NET
15 7 (4.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.00%) Fintech
3 8 (5.33%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.33%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Equities
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.67%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) RIA
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.33%) Linux
2 19 (12.67%) Unix
3 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.33%) AIX
4 5 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.67%) Windows
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.67%) TDD
3 33 (22.00%) DevOps
4 24 (16.00%) OO
5 21 (14.00%) MVC
6 16 (10.67%) BDD
7 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.00%) Migration
7 15 (10.00%) Open Source
8 14 (9.33%) Microservices
9 13 (8.67%) Scrum
10 12 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.33%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.67%) Front End Development
13 9 (6.00%) OOP
13 9 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (5.33%) SDLC
15 7 (4.67%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
15 7 (4.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.33%) JavaScript
2 49 (32.67%) SQL
3 48 (32.00%) Java
4 33 (22.00%) PHP
5 31 (20.67%) Python
6 14 (9.33%) Ruby
7 11 (7.33%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.33%) Go
7 11 (7.33%) Java 8
8 7 (4.67%) R
8 7 (4.67%) Scala
9 6 (4.00%) C#
10 5 (3.33%) Perl
11 4 (2.67%) PHP 7
11 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.33%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.67%) AWK
14 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.67%) CISSP
4 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.67%) MCSD
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) QA
2 5 (3.33%) SEPA
3 3 (2.00%) GDPR
4 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) Docker
2 6 (4.00%) Ceph
2 6 (4.00%) KVM
3 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.33%) vCloud
4 2 (1.33%) HDFS
4 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (16.00%) Ansible
2 21 (14.00%) Puppet
3 16 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.00%) Prometheus
5 6 (4.00%) Terraform
6 3 (2.00%) Grafana
6 3 (2.00%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.33%) Kibana
7 2 (1.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.67%) logstash
8 1 (0.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.67%) Oozie
8 1 (0.67%) Salt
8 1 (0.67%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Oracle
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.33%) SAP
3 8 (5.33%) VMware
4 6 (4.00%) SaltStack
4 6 (4.00%) Sybase
5 3 (2.00%) Adobe
5 3 (2.00%) CyberArk
5 3 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (1.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.33%) IBM
6 2 (1.33%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.33%) Solace
6 2 (1.33%) Splunk
6 2 (1.33%) Tableau
6 2 (1.33%) Zend
7 1 (0.67%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.67%) Talend