Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 120 119
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 -24
Contract jobs citing MySQL 159 152 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.45% 2.16% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.24% 8.34% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 108 105
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £406 £323 £319
90th Percentile £625 £625 £583
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £470
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.60% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 1,721 1,823 1,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.46% 25.88% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,371 1,445 1,338
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £368 £355
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 6
City of London median hourly rate £46.85 £21.75 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.39% -5.40% +21.01%
10th Percentile £23.28 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £60.33 £32.70 £31.44
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +59.09% -10.15% +28.87%

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 17 August 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 56 (35.22%) JavaScript
2 51 (32.08%) SQL
3 49 (30.82%) Python
4 46 (28.93%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (28.30%) Docker
5 45 (28.30%) Linux
6 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (25.79%) Java
8 38 (23.90%) HTML
8 38 (23.90%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (22.64%) Finance
10 35 (22.01%) SQL Server
11 33 (20.75%) CSS
12 32 (20.13%) Oracle
13 31 (19.50%) PHP
14 30 (18.87%) MongoDB
15 28 (17.61%) Microservices
15 28 (17.61%) TDD
16 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (15.09%) DevOps
17 24 (15.09%) Windows
18 23 (14.47%) Git (software)
19 22 (13.84%) REST
20 21 (13.21%) Relational Database
20 21 (13.21%) Fintech
21 20 (12.58%) NoSQL
21 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
21 20 (12.58%) JIRA
22 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
22 19 (11.95%) AWS Lambda

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 15 (9.43%) Apache
1 15 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.55%) IIS
3 11 (6.92%) Apache Spark
3 11 (6.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.29%) Confluence
5 6 (3.77%) WordPress
6 5 (3.14%) Appian
7 4 (2.52%) Drupal
7 4 (2.52%) JBoss
7 4 (2.52%) nginx
8 3 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.26%) CMS
9 2 (1.26%) Jetty
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.63%) Moodle
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) SPSS
2 1 (0.63%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.26%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (28.93%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.95%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (11.32%) Serverless
5 15 (9.43%) Office 365
6 12 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (5.03%) GitHub
8 8 (5.03%) Power Platform
9 7 (4.40%) Amazon S3
10 6 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (2.52%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (2.52%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.89%) IaaS
13 3 (1.89%) npm
13 3 (1.89%) PaaS
13 3 (1.89%) Slack
14 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (1.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.32%) Firewall
2 15 (9.43%) DNS
3 12 (7.55%) Internet
4 10 (6.29%) HTTP
4 10 (6.29%) IP Telephony
4 10 (6.29%) MPLS
5 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.14%) IPsec
8 4 (2.52%) DHCP
9 3 (1.89%) FTP
9 3 (1.89%) NAS
9 3 (1.89%) SSL
10 2 (1.26%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.26%) SSH
11 1 (0.63%) Broadband
11 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.90%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (22.01%) SQL Server
3 30 (18.87%) MongoDB
4 21 (13.21%) Relational Database
5 20 (12.58%) NoSQL
6 17 (10.69%) Big Data
7 16 (10.06%) Hadoop
8 12 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (6.92%) Redis
10 10 (6.29%) Apache Hive
11 9 (5.66%) MariaDB
12 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (5.03%) Power BI
12 8 (5.03%) RDBMS
12 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (4.40%) Couchbase
13 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
14 6 (3.77%) HBase
15 5 (3.14%) BigQuery
15 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.58%) JIRA
3 17 (10.69%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.29%) Selenium
5 9 (5.66%) Mocha
6 8 (5.03%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.40%) Gatling
7 7 (4.40%) Maven
8 6 (3.77%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.14%) gulp
9 5 (3.14%) Subversion
10 4 (2.52%) Grunt
10 4 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.52%) Protractor
10 4 (2.52%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.89%) Gradle
11 3 (1.89%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 36 (22.64%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Retail
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
4 7 (4.40%) Marketing
5 4 (2.52%) Publishing
6 3 (1.89%) Games
6 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
6 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (54.09%) Developer
2 18 (11.32%) PHP Developer
3 15 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (8.18%) Data Engineer
5 12 (7.55%) Python Developer
5 12 (7.55%) React Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Migration Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Analyst
10 7 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.77%) DBA
11 6 (3.77%) Security Engineer
12 5 (3.14%) Architect
12 5 (3.14%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Node.js Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
13 4 (2.52%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.90%) HTML
2 33 (20.75%) CSS
3 22 (13.84%) REST
4 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
5 18 (11.32%) Node.js
6 17 (10.69%) React
7 14 (8.81%) Redux
7 14 (8.81%) RESTful
8 12 (7.55%) HTML5
8 12 (7.55%) jQuery
8 12 (7.55%) LAMP
8 12 (7.55%) Symfony
9 10 (6.29%) Laravel
10 9 (5.66%) Chai
10 9 (5.66%) Express
10 9 (5.66%) Jest
10 9 (5.66%) Spring
10 9 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (5.66%) Vue.js
10 9 (5.66%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (4.40%) Replication
1 7 (4.40%) User Experience
2 6 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.89%) Social Media
4 2 (1.26%) Derivative
4 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.26%) NHS
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.63%) Equities
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.30%) Linux
2 24 (15.09%) Windows
3 10 (6.29%) Unix
4 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.89%) CentOS
6 3 (1.89%) Solaris
6 3 (1.89%) SUSE
6 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.26%) Android
7 2 (1.26%) Debian
7 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.61%) Microservices
2 28 (17.61%) TDD
3 24 (15.09%) DevOps
4 21 (13.21%) Fintech
5 18 (11.32%) Front End Development
5 18 (11.32%) Open Source
5 18 (11.32%) Scrum
6 12 (7.55%) Analytics
6 12 (7.55%) Migration
6 12 (7.55%) Test Automation
6 12 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.92%) ETL
7 11 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (6.92%) OO
7 11 (6.92%) Time Management
8 10 (6.29%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.29%) Email Migration
8 10 (6.29%) MVC
8 10 (6.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.22%) JavaScript
2 51 (32.08%) SQL
3 49 (30.82%) Python
4 41 (25.79%) Java
5 31 (19.50%) PHP
6 15 (9.43%) ES6
6 15 (9.43%) Go
7 11 (6.92%) C#
7 11 (6.92%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.03%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.40%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.77%) Ruby
10 6 (3.77%) Scala
11 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.14%) VBA
12 4 (2.52%) C++
12 4 (2.52%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.52%) Perl
12 4 (2.52%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) CISSP
3 4 (2.52%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (28.30%) Docker
2 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.52%) HDFS
4 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.89%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.89%) KVM
5 3 (1.89%) RHEV
6 2 (1.26%) Varnish
7 1 (0.63%) etcd
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (11.95%) Kubernetes
2 11 (6.92%) Terraform
3 10 (6.29%) SCCM
4 8 (5.03%) Ansible
5 7 (4.40%) Puppet
6 5 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.52%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (1.89%) Salt
9 2 (1.26%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.63%) Consul
10 1 (0.63%) Oozie
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.63%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (20.13%) Oracle
2 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.66%) Tableau
4 7 (4.40%) Citrix
5 6 (3.77%) Google
6 5 (3.14%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.14%) CyberArk
6 5 (3.14%) Zend
7 4 (2.52%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.52%) VMware
8 3 (1.89%) Informatica
8 3 (1.89%) Talend
8 3 (1.89%) Teradata
9 2 (1.26%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.26%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.26%) New Relic
9 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.26%) SAP