Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 111 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 144 125 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.03% 2.03% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.32% 7.31% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 115 135
City of London median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +14.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £263
90th Percentile £625 £575 £563
Central London median daily rate £481 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +13.24% +6.12% +8.98%
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 1,731 1,711 1,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.37% 27.85% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,473 1,377 1,424
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £658 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.67 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.32% -27.21% +40.15%
10th Percentile £19.37 £23.75 £24.35
90th Percentile £48.76 £45.05 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.67 £29.74
% change year-on-year -18.32% +13.22% +9.67%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +6 15 £550 +22.22%
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 79 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (41.67%) Java
3 59 (40.97%) JavaScript
4 51 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
5 50 (34.72%) SQL
6 48 (33.33%) TDD
7 47 (32.64%) HTML
7 47 (32.64%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (31.25%) CSS
9 42 (29.17%) Finance
10 39 (27.08%) Linux
11 36 (25.00%) PHP
11 36 (25.00%) NoSQL
12 33 (22.92%) MongoDB
13 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 31 (21.53%) Python
14 31 (21.53%) HTML5
15 28 (19.44%) CSS3
15 28 (19.44%) DevOps
15 28 (19.44%) OO
15 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (18.06%) Oracle
17 24 (16.67%) jQuery
17 24 (16.67%) BDD
18 23 (15.97%) Ansible
19 22 (15.28%) Puppet
19 22 (15.28%) Spring
19 22 (15.28%) MVC
20 21 (14.58%) Web Services
21 20 (13.89%) 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 17 (11.81%) Elasticsearch
1 17 (11.81%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.03%) OpenStack
3 12 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.25%) Apache
4 9 (6.25%) Drupal
4 9 (6.25%) WordPress
5 5 (3.47%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.47%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.78%) CMS
6 4 (2.78%) Confluence
6 4 (2.78%) nginx
7 2 (1.39%) JBoss
7 2 (1.39%) Jetty
7 2 (1.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Actimize
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (2.78%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) Odoo
3 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.33%) GitHub
4 5 (3.47%) Google Play
4 5 (3.47%) npm
5 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.08%) PaaS
5 3 (2.08%) SaaS
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.39%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.39%) Heroku
6 2 (1.39%) Office 365
6 2 (1.39%) Route 53
6 2 (1.39%) Slack
6 2 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) HTTP
2 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.17%) SSL
4 5 (3.47%) Firewall
4 5 (3.47%) Intranet
5 4 (2.78%) SSH
6 3 (2.08%) Network Security
7 2 (1.39%) FTP
7 2 (1.39%) Internet
7 2 (1.39%) SMTP
7 2 (1.39%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.69%) DNS
8 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.69%) IPsec
8 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.69%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.69%) SNMP
8 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.64%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 33 (22.92%) MongoDB
4 20 (13.89%) Redis
4 20 (13.89%) SQL Server
5 13 (9.03%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (6.94%) Big Data
7 8 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.17%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.47%) JanusGraph
10 5 (3.47%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.08%) HBase
12 3 (2.08%) MarkLogic
12 3 (2.08%) Pentaho
12 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.81%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.33%) MSTest
3 12 (8.33%) NUnit
4 10 (6.94%) JIRA
5 9 (6.25%) gulp
5 9 (6.25%) Maven
6 8 (5.56%) Grunt
6 8 (5.56%) Subversion
7 7 (4.86%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.86%) webpack
8 6 (4.17%) SonarQube
8 6 (4.17%) Vagrant
9 5 (3.47%) Gradle
9 5 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.78%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.78%) Selenium
11 3 (2.08%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.08%) JUnit
11 3 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 42 (29.17%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Banking
3 12 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 10 (6.94%) Marketing
5 7 (4.86%) Publishing
6 5 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.47%) Games
7 4 (2.78%) Front Office
8 3 (2.08%) Retail
9 2 (1.39%) Digital Economy
9 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (72.22%) Developer
2 40 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.42%) PHP Developer
4 13 (9.03%) AWS Developer
4 13 (9.03%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Python Developer
6 7 (4.86%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (4.17%) Consultant
7 6 (4.17%) Data Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Applications Consultant
8 5 (3.47%) Compliance Consultant
9 4 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (2.78%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (2.78%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.64%) HTML
2 45 (31.25%) CSS
3 31 (21.53%) HTML5
4 28 (19.44%) CSS3
5 24 (16.67%) jQuery
6 22 (15.28%) Spring
7 21 (14.58%) Web Services
8 20 (13.89%) RESTful
9 17 (11.81%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.81%) Node.js
9 17 (11.81%) React
10 14 (9.72%) J2EE
10 14 (9.72%) LAMP
10 14 (9.72%) Sass
11 12 (8.33%) JSON
11 12 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (8.33%) REST
11 12 (8.33%) Spring Boot
12 10 (6.94%) Java EE
12 10 (6.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.33%) Fintech
2 8 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.17%) User Experience
4 5 (3.47%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.78%) Derivative
6 3 (2.08%) Equities
6 3 (2.08%) NHS
6 3 (2.08%) Online Games
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) RIA
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.08%) Linux
2 19 (13.19%) Unix
3 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.86%) Android
5 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.47%) AIX
6 5 (3.47%) Windows
7 3 (2.08%) Solaris
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.39%) Debian
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.33%) TDD
3 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (19.44%) DevOps
3 28 (19.44%) OO
4 24 (16.67%) BDD
5 22 (15.28%) MVC
6 16 (11.11%) Migration
7 15 (10.42%) Scrum
8 14 (9.72%) Microservices
8 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.03%) E-Commerce
9 13 (9.03%) Open Source
10 12 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.64%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (7.64%) Front End Development
11 11 (7.64%) SDLC
12 9 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.67%) Java
2 59 (40.97%) JavaScript
3 50 (34.72%) SQL
4 36 (25.00%) PHP
5 31 (21.53%) Python
6 11 (7.64%) Bash Shell
7 10 (6.94%) Go
8 9 (6.25%) Ruby
9 7 (4.86%) ES6
9 7 (4.86%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.86%) R
10 6 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.47%) GraphQL
11 5 (3.47%) Perl
12 4 (2.78%) C#
12 4 (2.78%) Scala
13 3 (2.08%) C++
13 3 (2.08%) PHP 7
13 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (4.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.69%) CISSP
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCSD
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SEPA
3 2 (1.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Docker
2 4 (2.78%) vCloud
3 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.39%) Firmware
4 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) Ceph
5 1 (0.69%) HDFS
5 1 (0.69%) KVM
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) Ansible
2 22 (15.28%) Puppet
3 17 (11.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.78%) Grafana
5 3 (2.08%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.08%) Kibana
5 3 (2.08%) logstash
5 3 (2.08%) Nagios
6 2 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.39%) Packer
6 2 (1.39%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.39%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.69%) Oozie
7 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.69%) Rancher
7 1 (0.69%) Salt
7 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.69%) Terraform
7 1 (0.69%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (18.06%) Oracle
2 7 (4.86%) Google
2 7 (4.86%) Sybase
2 7 (4.86%) VMware
3 5 (3.47%) Apple
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.47%) SaltStack
3 5 (3.47%) Zend
4 4 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.08%) New Relic
5 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.39%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.39%) Solace
6 2 (1.39%) Splunk
6 2 (1.39%) Vertica
7 1 (0.69%) Capita
7 1 (0.69%) Demandware
7 1 (0.69%) Qualys
7 1 (0.69%) Tableau