Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 129 107
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 154 130 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.17% 1.82% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.65% 7.35% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 113 129
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +7.50%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £313
90th Percentile £588 £625 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,780 1,768 1,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.08% 24.74% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,418 1,455 1,390
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £369 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +44.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £42.19 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +91.59%

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 December 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 17 December 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 -33 32 £550 -
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 94 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.65%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (46.10%) Java
4 61 (39.61%) TDD
5 58 (37.66%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (32.47%) Oracle
7 46 (29.87%) JavaScript
8 45 (29.22%) OO
9 44 (28.57%) NoSQL
10 43 (27.92%) Puppet
11 42 (27.27%) Ansible
12 41 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (25.97%) Opscode Chef
14 38 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (24.03%) Git (software)
15 37 (24.03%) WebLogic
15 37 (24.03%) HTML
16 35 (22.73%) SQL
16 35 (22.73%) Finance
17 34 (22.08%) PHP
18 33 (21.43%) OpenStack
19 32 (20.78%) Tomcat
20 31 (20.13%) NUnit
20 31 (20.13%) WebSphere
20 31 (20.13%) MSTest
21 30 (19.48%) Linux
21 30 (19.48%) CSS
22 27 (17.53%) Relational Database
22 27 (17.53%) Docker
23 26 (16.88%) Python

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 37 (24.03%) WebLogic
2 33 (21.43%) OpenStack
3 32 (20.78%) Tomcat
4 31 (20.13%) WebSphere
5 17 (11.04%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.84%) JBoss
6 9 (5.84%) WordPress
7 7 (4.55%) Apache
8 4 (2.60%) CMS
8 4 (2.60%) Confluence
8 4 (2.60%) Drupal
9 2 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.30%) Mule
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.65%) Luigi
10 1 (0.65%) Moodle
10 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 78 (50.65%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.79%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (7.79%) Amazon S3
3 12 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.19%) GitHub
5 7 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (4.55%) Serverless
6 6 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.60%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.95%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.95%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.30%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.30%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) DMARC
2 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.30%) AMQP
3 2 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) BGP
4 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Junos
4 1 (0.65%) MPLS
4 1 (0.65%) MRTG
4 1 (0.65%) NGN
4 1 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.65%) OSPF
4 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) SMTP
4 1 (0.65%) SNMP
4 1 (0.65%) SSH
4 1 (0.65%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (37.66%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 27 (17.53%) Relational Database
4 24 (15.58%) MongoDB
5 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.84%) Big Data
6 9 (5.84%) RDBMS
6 9 (5.84%) Redis
7 6 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (3.25%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.60%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.60%) BigQuery
9 4 (2.60%) HBase
9 4 (2.60%) InfluxDB
9 4 (2.60%) Power BI
10 3 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.30%) QlikView
11 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (24.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (20.13%) MSTest
2 31 (20.13%) NUnit
3 16 (10.39%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.14%) JIRA
5 6 (3.90%) GitLab
5 6 (3.90%) Subversion
6 5 (3.25%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.25%) JUnit
6 5 (3.25%) Maven
7 4 (2.60%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.60%) Selenium
7 4 (2.60%) Webistrano
8 3 (1.95%) jMock
8 3 (1.95%) webpack
9 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.30%) gulp
9 2 (1.30%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.30%) RSpec
9 2 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (22.73%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Marketing
3 9 (5.84%) Retail
4 6 (3.90%) Advertising
5 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.95%) Front Office
6 3 (1.95%) Games
7 2 (1.30%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (1.30%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.30%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (74.03%) Developer
2 51 (33.12%) Java Developer
3 34 (22.08%) Senior Developer
4 22 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 20 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Digital Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Digital Transformation
7 14 (9.09%) PHP Developer
8 13 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (7.79%) Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (5.19%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.90%) MySQL Developer
13 5 (3.25%) React Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Web Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Drupal Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Integration Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Perl Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Python Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.03%) HTML
2 30 (19.48%) CSS
3 18 (11.69%) Spring
4 16 (10.39%) Node.js
5 15 (9.74%) HTML5
5 15 (9.74%) React
6 13 (8.44%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.44%) LAMP
7 12 (7.79%) JMS
7 12 (7.79%) REST
8 11 (7.14%) CSS3
8 11 (7.14%) Middleware
8 11 (7.14%) Web Services
9 10 (6.49%) RESTful
10 9 (5.84%) Java EE
10 9 (5.84%) JSON
10 9 (5.84%) Laravel
11 7 (4.55%) Express
11 7 (4.55%) Kafka
11 7 (4.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.90%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.25%) Derivative
3 5 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.60%) Equities
4 4 (2.60%) Fintech
4 4 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.95%) Clustering
5 3 (1.95%) Replication
6 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.30%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.48%) Linux
2 17 (11.04%) Unix
3 8 (5.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) Debian
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (39.61%) TDD
3 45 (29.22%) OO
4 41 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (14.94%) Microservices
6 20 (12.99%) DevOps
6 20 (12.99%) Migration
7 16 (10.39%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 14 (9.09%) Open Source
9 14 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 13 (8.44%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (7.79%) Analytics
11 12 (7.79%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.79%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.14%) BDD
13 10 (6.49%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.49%) Scrum
13 10 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (5.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (46.10%) Java
2 46 (29.87%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.73%) SQL
4 34 (22.08%) PHP
5 26 (16.88%) Python
6 10 (6.49%) C#
6 10 (6.49%) Ruby
7 9 (5.84%) Java 8
8 8 (5.19%) Perl
8 8 (5.19%) TypeScript
9 7 (4.55%) ES6
9 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.90%) Go
11 4 (2.60%) R
12 3 (1.95%) C
12 3 (1.95%) C++
12 3 (1.95%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.30%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (17.53%) Docker
2 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) KVM
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (27.92%) Puppet
2 42 (27.27%) Ansible
3 40 (25.97%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (6.49%) Terraform
5 8 (5.19%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.90%) Nagios
6 6 (3.90%) ZABBIX
7 5 (3.25%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.60%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.95%) Kibana
9 3 (1.95%) logstash
10 2 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.30%) Pingdom
10 2 (1.30%) Uchiwa
11 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.65%) Observium
11 1 (0.65%) Opsview
11 1 (0.65%) Rancher
11 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (32.47%) Oracle
2 15 (9.74%) Sybase
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.25%) Tableau
4 4 (2.60%) Google
4 4 (2.60%) New Relic
5 2 (1.30%) Adobe
5 2 (1.30%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco
5 2 (1.30%) hybris
5 2 (1.30%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.30%) Juniper
5 2 (1.30%) PagerDuty
5 2 (1.30%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.30%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.30%) Splunk
5 2 (1.30%) Talend
5 2 (1.30%) VMware