Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 103 105
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 137 153 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 2.28% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.84% 8.74% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 130 157
City of London median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +10.73%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £237
90th Percentile £625 £613 £525
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £187.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £187.50

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 1747 1751 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.41% 26.15% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1391 1878
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +6.32%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +80.00% -18.88%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £25.99 £45.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -42.24% +104.78% -25.46%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 7 £550 +175.00%
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 84 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.88%) Java
2 56 (40.88%) Linux
3 52 (37.96%) JavaScript
4 42 (30.66%) TDD
5 40 (29.20%) SQL
6 38 (27.74%) HTML
7 36 (26.28%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (26.28%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (25.55%) PHP
8 35 (25.55%) CSS
9 34 (24.82%) Finance
10 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
11 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (21.90%) Python
12 30 (21.90%) DevOps
13 28 (20.44%) MongoDB
13 28 (20.44%) NoSQL
14 26 (18.98%) jQuery
14 26 (18.98%) Web Services
15 25 (18.25%) OO
16 23 (16.79%) Oracle
17 22 (16.06%) REST
17 22 (16.06%) BDD
18 21 (15.33%) Puppet
18 21 (15.33%) HTML5
18 21 (15.33%) MVC
18 21 (15.33%) Spring
19 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
19 20 (14.60%) Continuous Delivery

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 (12.41%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.68%) Apache
3 11 (8.03%) Drupal
4 10 (7.30%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (6.57%) nginx
6 8 (5.84%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.11%) Jetty
8 6 (4.38%) WebLogic
8 6 (4.38%) WebSphere
8 6 (4.38%) WordPress
9 5 (3.65%) CMS
9 5 (3.65%) Confluence
10 4 (2.92%) Apache Solr
10 4 (2.92%) Apache Spark
11 3 (2.19%) JBoss
12 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.46%) SAS
13 1 (0.73%) Moodle
13 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Magento
2 2 (1.46%) Actimize
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.73%) Odoo
3 1 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.30%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (7.30%) GitHub
4 7 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.65%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.65%) Google Play
6 4 (2.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.19%) PaaS
7 3 (2.19%) Route 53
7 3 (2.19%) SaaS
7 3 (2.19%) Slack
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.46%) Office 365
8 2 (1.46%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.73%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) HTTP
2 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.57%) SSL
4 6 (4.38%) Firewall
5 5 (3.65%) Intranet
6 4 (2.92%) LDAP
7 3 (2.19%) Internet
7 3 (2.19%) SSH
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.46%) DNS
8 2 (1.46%) DSL
8 2 (1.46%) Network Security
8 2 (1.46%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.73%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.73%) FTP
9 1 (0.73%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.28%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (20.44%) MongoDB
2 28 (20.44%) NoSQL
3 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.30%) Redis
6 9 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.38%) Big Data
7 6 (4.38%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.65%) MarkLogic
9 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.92%) SQLite
10 3 (2.19%) DB2
10 3 (2.19%) HBase
11 2 (1.46%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.49%) JIRA
4 12 (8.76%) Subversion
5 9 (6.57%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.57%) Maven
6 6 (4.38%) MSTest
6 6 (4.38%) NUnit
6 6 (4.38%) Vagrant
7 5 (3.65%) Gradle
7 5 (3.65%) JUnit
7 5 (3.65%) Mockito
7 5 (3.65%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.65%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.92%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.19%) gulp
9 3 (2.19%) RSpec
9 3 (2.19%) Selenium
9 3 (2.19%) TestRail
General
1 34 (24.82%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Marketing
3 11 (8.03%) Publishing
4 8 (5.84%) Banking
5 6 (4.38%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.19%) Games
7 3 (2.19%) Retail
8 2 (1.46%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.46%) Electronics
8 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.46%) Legal
8 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (64.23%) Developer
2 27 (19.71%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) PHP Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Administrator
8 7 (5.11%) AWS Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Drupal Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (3.65%) iOS Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (3.65%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.74%) HTML
2 35 (25.55%) CSS
3 26 (18.98%) jQuery
3 26 (18.98%) Web Services
4 22 (16.06%) REST
5 21 (15.33%) HTML5
5 21 (15.33%) Spring
6 18 (13.14%) RESTful
7 17 (12.41%) LAMP
8 15 (10.95%) CSS3
9 14 (10.22%) Sass
10 11 (8.03%) JSON
10 11 (8.03%) Node.js
10 11 (8.03%) React
10 11 (8.03%) XML
11 10 (7.30%) AngularJS
11 10 (7.30%) SOAP
12 9 (6.57%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.57%) J2EE
12 9 (6.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.11%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.38%) Fintech
4 5 (3.65%) Derivative
5 4 (2.92%) Equities
5 4 (2.92%) NHS
5 4 (2.92%) User Experience
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.19%) Online Games
7 2 (1.46%) Blog
7 2 (1.46%) Clustering
7 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) Replication
7 2 (1.46%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.88%) Linux
2 14 (10.22%) Unix
3 13 (9.49%) Ubuntu
4 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.38%) Android
6 6 (4.38%) Windows
7 5 (3.65%) CentOS
8 4 (2.92%) AIX
8 4 (2.92%) Solaris
9 2 (1.46%) Debian
9 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.73%) HPUX
10 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.66%) TDD
3 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (21.90%) DevOps
5 25 (18.25%) OO
6 22 (16.06%) BDD
7 21 (15.33%) MVC
8 20 (14.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering
10 15 (10.95%) Scrum
11 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.49%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.76%) Migration
13 12 (8.76%) Web Development
14 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
14 11 (8.03%) Open Source
15 10 (7.30%) ETL
15 10 (7.30%) Project Management
15 10 (7.30%) Release Management
15 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.88%) Java
2 52 (37.96%) JavaScript
3 40 (29.20%) SQL
4 35 (25.55%) PHP
5 30 (21.90%) Python
6 11 (8.03%) Ruby
7 10 (7.30%) Objective-C
7 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.57%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.57%) Perl
9 8 (5.84%) C++
10 6 (4.38%) Apple Swift
10 6 (4.38%) ES6
11 5 (3.65%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.92%) Scala
13 3 (2.19%) C#
13 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.19%) Tcl
13 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.46%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.11%) Degree
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.46%) CISA
4 2 (1.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) SEPA
3 1 (0.73%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Docker
1 7 (5.11%) vCloud
2 2 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.46%) Firmware
2 2 (1.46%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) iptables
3 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (15.33%) Puppet
2 18 (13.14%) Ansible
3 11 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.57%) Terraform
5 6 (4.38%) Packer
6 5 (3.65%) Nagios
7 4 (2.92%) Grafana
8 3 (2.19%) Graphite
8 3 (2.19%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.19%) Sysdig
9 2 (1.46%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.46%) Kibana
9 2 (1.46%) logstash
9 2 (1.46%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.73%) Cacti
10 1 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.73%) Salt
10 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (16.79%) Oracle
2 9 (6.57%) Sybase
3 8 (5.84%) SaltStack
3 8 (5.84%) VMware
4 7 (5.11%) Google
5 5 (3.65%) Apple
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco
5 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.65%) Zend
6 4 (2.92%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.19%) Fidessa
7 3 (2.19%) New Relic
7 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.46%) hybris
8 2 (1.46%) NetApp
8 2 (1.46%) SAP
8 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.46%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.46%) Vertica