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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 19 May 2022 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
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 117 117 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 70 28 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 1.00% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.08% 4.69% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 40
10th Percentile £458 £419 £313
25th Percentile £525 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +22.45% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £775 £553 £516
90th Percentile £813 £588 £685
Central London median daily rate £600 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +22.45% +5.95% -7.50%

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 866 597 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.63% 21.34% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 400 594
10th Percentile £425 £385 £363
25th Percentile £500 £460 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £700 £638 £600
90th Percentile £800 £712 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
10th Percentile £40.65 - £20.00
25th Percentile £47.25 - £24.50
Median hourly rate £60.50 £8.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +656.25% -68.00% -28.57%
75th Percentile £61.75 £19.81 £39.25
90th Percentile £71.20 £24.46 £44.35
Central London median hourly rate £60.50 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +332.14% -44.00% -28.57%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 39 (55.71%) AWS
2 28 (40.00%) Azure
3 23 (32.86%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (31.43%) Finance
5 21 (30.00%) Agile
5 21 (30.00%) .NET
6 20 (28.57%) Java
7 18 (25.71%) Linux
7 18 (25.71%) Python
8 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
9 16 (22.86%) SQL
9 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
9 16 (22.86%) DevOps
9 16 (22.86%) Microservices
9 16 (22.86%) Kubernetes
10 15 (21.43%) Scala
10 15 (21.43%) Oracle
11 14 (20.00%) Retail
12 13 (18.57%) Kafka
13 12 (17.14%) Docker
13 12 (17.14%) Spring
13 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 12 (17.14%) Terraform
14 11 (15.71%) Analytics
14 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
14 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
15 10 (14.29%) Play Framework
15 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
15 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce

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 7 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
2 5 (7.14%) Luigi
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
3 3 (4.29%) Drupal
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) nginx
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 39 (55.71%) AWS
2 28 (40.00%) Azure
3 8 (11.43%) GCP
4 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (10.00%) Power Platform
5 5 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (5.71%) Datadog
7 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
7 3 (4.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (2.86%) Amazon MSK
8 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.86%) PaaS
8 2 (2.86%) Power Automate
8 2 (2.86%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.43%) Azure App Service
9 1 (1.43%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
1 2 (2.86%) SSH
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SMTP
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
4 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.86%) Hadoop
6 8 (11.43%) Big Data
7 7 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
7 7 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (7.14%) Power BI
8 5 (7.14%) Presto
9 4 (5.71%) Redis
9 4 (5.71%) Tableau
10 3 (4.29%) Data Lake
10 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.29%) HDInsight
10 3 (4.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.14%) GitLab
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.43%) ERwin
5 1 (1.43%) Gradle
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Retail
3 10 (14.29%) Banking
4 8 (11.43%) Social Skills
5 7 (10.00%) Legal
6 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
7 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.86%) Advertising
8 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.43%) International Banking
9 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Data Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Azure Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Backend Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) DBA
9 3 (4.29%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.86%) Administrator
10 2 (2.86%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) Kafka
3 12 (17.14%) Spring
4 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 7 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 6 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (8.57%) Middleware
7 5 (7.14%) HTML
8 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.71%) CSS
8 4 (5.71%) CSS3
8 4 (5.71%) Electron Framework
8 4 (5.71%) HTML5
8 4 (5.71%) jQuery
8 4 (5.71%) Node.js
8 4 (5.71%) REST
9 3 (4.29%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Cloud Native
1 6 (8.57%) Hedge funds
2 5 (7.14%) Derivative
2 5 (7.14%) Equities
2 5 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 2 (2.86%) Sports Betting
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Life Science
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Windows
5 1 (1.43%) Debian
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile
2 16 (22.86%) DevOps
2 16 (22.86%) Microservices
3 11 (15.71%) Analytics
3 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.29%) CI/CD
4 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.29%) TDD
5 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.86%) Data Pipeline
5 9 (12.86%) Workflow
6 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
6 8 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 7 (10.00%) AOP
7 7 (10.00%) Data Munging
7 7 (10.00%) OO
8 5 (7.14%) Informatics
8 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.14%) Statistics
8 5 (7.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Java
2 18 (25.71%) Python
3 16 (22.86%) SQL
4 15 (21.43%) Scala
5 7 (10.00%) Bash
6 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) PHP
6 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.14%) C#
7 5 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.71%) ES6
8 4 (5.71%) Go
9 3 (4.29%) Ruby
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.43%) C++
11 1 (1.43%) R
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) Accessibility
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) Kubernetes
2 12 (17.14%) Terraform
3 6 (8.57%) Grafana
4 5 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 5 (7.14%) Icinga
4 5 (7.14%) Packer
5 2 (2.86%) Ansible
6 1 (1.43%) Consul
6 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.43%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.43%) Puppet
6 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) BMC
4 3 (4.29%) Alteryx
4 3 (4.29%) Sybase
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.43%) Databricks
6 1 (1.43%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) IDERA
6 1 (1.43%) New Relic
6 1 (1.43%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.43%) Sparx
6 1 (1.43%) VMware