Period
to 9 April 2020

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 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 112 118
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 79 151 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.92% 2.22% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.14% 8.59% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 110 130
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £348 £339 £336
90th Percentile £639 £604 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 971 1,757 1,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.59% 25.79% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 1,392 1,484
Median daily rate £500 £535 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +1.97% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £401 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £677
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.09% -1.50%
10th Percentile £24.50 £27.38 £19.72
90th Percentile £37.13 £56.50 £42.61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £25.25
% change year-on-year +21.74% +13.86% +13.05%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

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 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
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
MySQL
Central 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 City of London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) PHP
3 25 (31.65%) Linux
4 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 22 (27.85%) Python
5 22 (27.85%) AWS
6 21 (26.58%) Azure
6 21 (26.58%) Docker
7 19 (24.05%) Microservices
7 19 (24.05%) Java
7 19 (24.05%) TDD
8 17 (21.52%) Scrum
8 17 (21.52%) HTML
8 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
8 17 (21.52%) DevOps
9 16 (20.25%) SQL
10 14 (17.72%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (17.72%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
11 13 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (16.46%) CSS
11 13 (16.46%) Web Services
12 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.19%) Finance
12 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
12 12 (15.19%) React
13 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
13 11 (13.92%) Redis
13 11 (13.92%) RESTful
13 11 (13.92%) Symfony

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 14 (17.72%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (12.66%) Apache
3 8 (10.13%) Confluence
4 7 (8.86%) nginx
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.27%) Drupal
6 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Zeplin
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) AWS
2 21 (26.58%) Azure
3 7 (8.86%) GCP
4 5 (6.33%) IaaS
5 3 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.80%) GitHub
5 3 (3.80%) PaaS
5 3 (3.80%) Serverless
6 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) SoftLayer
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.27%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (1.27%) Heroku
7 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) AMQP
2 1 (1.27%) DHCP
2 1 (1.27%) DOCSIS
2 1 (1.27%) MQTT
2 1 (1.27%) NAS
2 1 (1.27%) SNMP
2 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.92%) Redis
4 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.53%) Big Data
8 2 (2.53%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.27%) Aerospike
9 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.27%) Impala
9 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.27%) Spark SQL
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.66%) JIRA
3 8 (10.13%) JUnit
3 8 (10.13%) Mockito
4 6 (7.59%) Gradle
4 6 (7.59%) Maven
5 3 (3.80%) Cypress.io
5 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.80%) Selenium
5 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.53%) GitLab
6 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.53%) minitest
6 2 (2.53%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Protractor
6 2 (2.53%) RSpec
6 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.27%) CF BOSH
7 1 (1.27%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Advertising
3 5 (6.33%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (70.89%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) PHP Developer
3 12 (15.19%) MySQL Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Symfony Developer
5 9 (11.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (11.39%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Azure Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.59%) React Developer
8 5 (6.33%) MySQL Web Developer
8 5 (6.33%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
8 5 (6.33%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Backend Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
1 17 (21.52%) HTML
2 13 (16.46%) CSS
2 13 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (16.46%) Web Services
3 12 (15.19%) React
4 11 (13.92%) RESTful
4 11 (13.92%) Symfony
5 10 (12.66%) REST
6 9 (11.39%) .NET
6 9 (11.39%) LAMP
7 8 (10.13%) Spring
7 8 (10.13%) Spring Boot
8 7 (8.86%) Kafka
9 6 (7.59%) HTML5
9 6 (7.59%) Redux
9 6 (7.59%) SOAP
10 5 (6.33%) jQuery
11 4 (5.06%) LDAP
11 4 (5.06%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) User Experience
2 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) NHS
4 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.53%) Blog
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.27%) Robotics
5 1 (1.27%) Tandem
5 1 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Unix
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) AIX
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Microservices
2 19 (24.05%) TDD
3 17 (21.52%) DevOps
3 17 (21.52%) Scrum
4 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
5 8 (10.13%) Migration
6 7 (8.86%) MVC
6 7 (8.86%) Web Development
7 6 (7.59%) Open Source
7 6 (7.59%) Refactoring
8 5 (6.33%) B2C
8 5 (6.33%) BDD
8 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.33%) Fintech
8 5 (6.33%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.33%) SDLC
8 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) PHP
2 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.85%) Python
4 19 (24.05%) Java
5 16 (20.25%) SQL
6 10 (12.66%) C#
6 10 (12.66%) Go
7 8 (10.13%) Java 8
7 8 (10.13%) Ruby
8 4 (5.06%) Scala
9 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.27%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.27%) C
11 1 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Docker
2 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.27%) Varnish
4 1 (1.27%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Terraform
2 7 (8.86%) Ansible
3 6 (7.59%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.06%) Puppet
5 3 (3.80%) Kibana
6 2 (2.53%) Grafana
6 2 (2.53%) MIIS
7 1 (1.27%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.27%) Salt
7 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Google
2 6 (7.59%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) F5
6 2 (2.53%) Facebook
6 2 (2.53%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.53%) Splunk
6 2 (2.53%) Sybase
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.27%) Gemalto
7 1 (1.27%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.27%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau