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 3 months to 22 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 86 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 78 85 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.37% 2.50% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.03% 10.35% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 73 99
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £243 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year +42.85% +64.19%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 864 821 1499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.21% 24.12% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 654 1198
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -36.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 55 (41.98%) JavaScript
2 54 (41.22%) Linux
3 52 (39.69%) Java
4 48 (36.64%) HTML
4 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (34.35%) TDD
6 42 (32.06%) SQL
7 40 (30.53%) CSS
8 39 (29.77%) Python
9 37 (28.24%) PHP
10 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (25.19%) Git (software)
12 32 (24.43%) jQuery
12 32 (24.43%) NoSQL
13 29 (22.14%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (21.37%) Jenkins
15 27 (20.61%) DevOps
16 25 (19.08%) Ruby
16 25 (19.08%) LAMP
17 23 (17.56%) Apache
17 23 (17.56%) RESTful
17 23 (17.56%) REST
18 22 (16.79%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (16.03%) MongoDB
20 20 (15.27%) BDD
20 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
20 20 (15.27%) Spring
21 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
21 19 (14.50%) Puppet
22 18 (13.74%) nginx

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 23 (17.56%) Apache
2 18 (13.74%) nginx
3 11 (8.40%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.63%) Confluence
5 9 (6.87%) Drupal
6 8 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.82%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.82%) JBoss
7 5 (3.82%) Jetty
8 4 (3.05%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.29%) WordPress
10 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.76%) IIS
11 1 (0.76%) Moodle
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (3.05%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (5.34%) Slack
4 6 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.05%) GitHub
5 4 (3.05%) TestFlight
6 2 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.76%) PaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) HTTP
2 5 (3.82%) SSL
3 4 (3.05%) DNS
3 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.29%) LDAP
5 2 (1.53%) Firewall
5 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.53%) SAN
5 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) PBX
6 1 (0.76%) RTP
6 1 (0.76%) RTSP
6 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.43%) NoSQL
2 22 (16.79%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (16.03%) MongoDB
4 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
5 16 (12.21%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.11%) MariaDB
6 8 (6.11%) MarkLogic
7 6 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.82%) Big Data
8 5 (3.82%) CouchDB
8 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.82%) HBase
9 4 (3.05%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.05%) SQLite
10 3 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.53%) Aerospike
11 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.53%) Redis
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (25.19%) Git (software)
2 28 (21.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (12.21%) Subversion
4 11 (8.40%) JIRA
4 11 (8.40%) JUnit
5 9 (6.87%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.58%) Selenium
7 5 (3.82%) Mockito
7 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.05%) Grunt
8 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.29%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.53%) Ant
10 2 (1.53%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.53%) ERwin
10 2 (1.53%) Maven
10 2 (1.53%) RSpec
10 2 (1.53%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Marketing
3 8 (6.11%) Banking
4 7 (5.34%) Publishing
5 5 (3.82%) Retail
6 4 (3.05%) Advertising
6 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.53%) Front Office
7 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 88 (67.18%) Developer
2 31 (23.66%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.92%) PHP Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Python Developer
7 9 (6.87%) DBA
7 9 (6.87%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Administrator
8 5 (3.82%) Games Developer
8 5 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.82%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.05%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Junior
9 4 (3.05%) Magento Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (3.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Python Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.64%) HTML
2 40 (30.53%) CSS
3 32 (24.43%) jQuery
4 25 (19.08%) LAMP
5 23 (17.56%) REST
5 23 (17.56%) RESTful
6 20 (15.27%) Spring
7 18 (13.74%) XML
8 17 (12.98%) LEMP Stack
8 17 (12.98%) Node.js
9 15 (11.45%) Symfony
10 13 (9.92%) HTML5
11 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.40%) Hibernate
11 11 (8.40%) SOAP
12 10 (7.63%) Web Services
13 9 (6.87%) Ajax
13 9 (6.87%) Java EE
13 9 (6.87%) Laravel
13 9 (6.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) NHS
2 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.34%) Fintech
3 7 (5.34%) User Experience
4 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.82%) Photography
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.53%) AS400
7 2 (1.53%) Blog
7 2 (1.53%) Clustering
7 2 (1.53%) CMDB
7 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.53%) iSeries
7 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.53%) Social Network
8 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (41.22%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.87%) CentOS
3 9 (6.87%) Unix
4 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.58%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.53%) Windows
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.35%) TDD
3 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (20.61%) DevOps
5 20 (15.27%) BDD
6 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
7 18 (13.74%) Scrum
8 17 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (12.21%) MVC
10 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.45%) Mentoring
10 15 (11.45%) OO
11 14 (10.69%) Software Engineering
12 13 (9.92%) Open Source
13 12 (9.16%) Kanban
13 12 (9.16%) Microservices
14 11 (8.40%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (8.40%) Unit Testing
15 10 (7.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.98%) JavaScript
2 52 (39.69%) Java
3 42 (32.06%) SQL
4 39 (29.77%) Python
5 37 (28.24%) PHP
6 25 (19.08%) Ruby
7 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
8 12 (9.16%) Perl
9 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.82%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.82%) C#
10 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.82%) Scala
11 4 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.29%) R
13 2 (1.53%) Go
13 2 (1.53%) Groovy
14 1 (0.76%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.76%) MCITP
5 1 (0.76%) MCSA
5 1 (0.76%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Docker
2 4 (3.05%) vCloud
3 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.53%) Corosync
4 2 (1.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.76%) HDFS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) Puppet
2 12 (9.16%) Ansible
3 8 (6.11%) HAProxy
3 8 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.11%) Terraform
4 6 (4.58%) logstash
5 5 (3.82%) Galera Cluster
5 5 (3.82%) Graphite
5 5 (3.82%) Nagios
6 4 (3.05%) Packer
7 3 (2.29%) Grafana
7 3 (2.29%) Kibana
7 3 (2.29%) Mesos
8 2 (1.53%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.53%) Marathon
8 2 (1.53%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.53%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (9.92%) Oracle
2 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.58%) VMware
4 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco
5 3 (2.29%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.29%) F5
5 3 (2.29%) HP
5 3 (2.29%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.29%) Tableau
5 3 (2.29%) Twitter
6 2 (1.53%) EMC
6 2 (1.53%) Panasonic
6 2 (1.53%) Percona
6 2 (1.53%) SAP
6 2 (1.53%) Teradata
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.76%) Netezza
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