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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
London / City of London
Rank 103 87 86
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 51 73 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 2.19% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.41% 7.92% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 74
Median daily rate £425 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +18.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

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 796 922 1270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.59% 27.71% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 746 986
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 46 (39.66%) HTML
2 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
2 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.07%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) Linux
4 39 (33.62%) CSS
5 36 (31.03%) TDD
6 35 (30.17%) SQL
7 33 (28.45%) jQuery
8 32 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
10 30 (25.86%) PHP
11 29 (25.00%) Python
12 28 (24.14%) Scrum
13 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
14 25 (21.55%) NoSQL
15 24 (20.69%) REST
15 24 (20.69%) DevOps
16 23 (19.83%) MongoDB
17 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (17.24%) Ruby
18 20 (17.24%) RESTful
19 18 (15.52%) Puppet
19 18 (15.52%) Spring
19 18 (15.52%) LAMP
20 17 (14.66%) HTML5
21 16 (13.79%) Software Engineering
21 16 (13.79%) Apache
21 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce

MySQL
Top Related 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 16 (13.79%) Apache
2 13 (11.21%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (9.48%) Confluence
3 11 (9.48%) Drupal
4 8 (6.90%) nginx
5 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.45%) JBoss
6 4 (3.45%) WordPress
7 3 (2.59%) CMS
8 2 (1.72%) IIS
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.86%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.17%) TestFlight
5 5 (4.31%) Slack
6 3 (2.59%) GitHub
7 2 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.86%) G Suite
8 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.86%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) HTTP
2 7 (6.03%) Firewall
2 7 (6.03%) RTP
2 7 (6.03%) RTSP
3 6 (5.17%) SSL
4 5 (4.31%) DNS
5 4 (3.45%) LDAP
5 4 (3.45%) SAN
6 3 (2.59%) Internet
6 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.72%) AMQP
7 2 (1.72%) FTP
7 2 (1.72%) SSH
7 2 (1.72%) VPN
7 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.86%) LAN
8 1 (0.86%) Network Security
8 1 (0.86%) PBX
8 1 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) NoSQL
2 23 (19.83%) MongoDB
3 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.62%) MariaDB
6 8 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.03%) CouchDB
8 6 (5.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (5.17%) Redis
8 6 (5.17%) SQLite
9 5 (4.31%) HBase
9 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.72%) Big Data
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.86%) KDB
12 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
2 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.07%) JIRA
4 10 (8.62%) Subversion
5 8 (6.90%) JUnit
6 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.59%) Ant
7 3 (2.59%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.59%) Selenium
7 3 (2.59%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.72%) ERwin
8 2 (1.72%) Grunt
8 2 (1.72%) Maven
8 2 (1.72%) Mockito
8 2 (1.72%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.72%) RSpec
8 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.48%) Marketing
2 10 (8.62%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Front Office
4 2 (1.72%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (60.34%) Developer
2 30 (25.86%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Drupal Developer
6 9 (7.76%) DBA
7 8 (6.90%) Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) iOS Developer
8 7 (6.03%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (2.59%) Ruby Engineer
11 3 (2.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.66%) HTML
2 39 (33.62%) CSS
3 33 (28.45%) jQuery
4 24 (20.69%) REST
5 20 (17.24%) RESTful
6 18 (15.52%) LAMP
6 18 (15.52%) Spring
7 17 (14.66%) HTML5
8 15 (12.93%) Ajax
9 14 (12.07%) Node.js
10 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.21%) JSON
10 13 (11.21%) Web Services
11 11 (9.48%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (9.48%) XML
12 10 (8.62%) CSS3
13 9 (7.76%) SOAP
14 7 (6.03%) FFmpeg
14 7 (6.03%) GStreamer
15 6 (5.17%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.03%) MPEG
3 7 (6.03%) Streaming Video
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Fintech
4 5 (4.31%) User Experience
5 4 (3.45%) NHS
6 3 (2.59%) Clustering
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) AS400
7 2 (1.72%) CMDB
7 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.72%) iSeries
7 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) Social Network
7 2 (1.72%) STB
8 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.07%) Linux
2 15 (12.93%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.34%) Unix
4 10 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.76%) CentOS
6 8 (6.90%) Android
7 6 (5.17%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.45%) Windows
9 3 (2.59%) Debian
10 1 (0.86%) Fedora
10 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) TDD
3 32 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (24.14%) Scrum
5 24 (20.69%) DevOps
6 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 16 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.93%) Kanban
7 15 (12.93%) MVC
8 13 (11.21%) Microservices
8 13 (11.21%) Pair Programming
9 12 (10.34%) Open Source
10 11 (9.48%) BDD
11 10 (8.62%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.03%) iOS Development
13 7 (6.03%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
2 43 (37.07%) Java
3 35 (30.17%) SQL
4 30 (25.86%) PHP
5 29 (25.00%) Python
6 20 (17.24%) Ruby
7 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.76%) Perl
9 7 (6.03%) Apple Swift
10 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.45%) Groovy
11 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.45%) Scala
11 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.72%) C++
12 2 (1.72%) Clojure
12 2 (1.72%) Go
12 2 (1.72%) Jython
13 1 (0.86%) C#
13 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) MCSA
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.72%) OCPJP
2 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) CISSP
3 1 (0.86%) MCITP
3 1 (0.86%) MCP
3 1 (0.86%) MCSE
3 1 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.86%) COBIT
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Docker
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.59%) vCloud
3 3 (2.59%) Xen
4 2 (1.72%) Corosync
4 2 (1.72%) HDFS
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) Puppet
2 12 (10.34%) Ansible
3 8 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.03%) Nagios
5 6 (5.17%) HAProxy
5 6 (5.17%) Kibana
5 6 (5.17%) logstash
6 5 (4.31%) Galera Cluster
7 4 (3.45%) Terraform
8 3 (2.59%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.72%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.72%) Mesos
9 2 (1.72%) Pacemaker
9 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.86%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) VMware
3 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.03%) Brightcove
5 5 (4.31%) HP
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco
6 4 (3.45%) Citrix
7 3 (2.59%) Dell
7 3 (2.59%) F5
7 3 (2.59%) Google
7 3 (2.59%) IBM
8 2 (1.72%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.72%) EMC
8 2 (1.72%) Percona
8 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.72%) Symantec
8 2 (1.72%) Tableau
8 2 (1.72%) Twitter
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