Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 97 129
Rank change year-on-year +20 +32 -13
Contract jobs citing MySQL 39 151 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.19% 2.46% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.19% 9.57% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 106 97
Median daily rate £500 £510 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +16.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £333 £413 £313
90th Percentile £603 £693 £625
Central London median daily rate £498 £510 £463
% change year-on-year -2.45% +10.27% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 476 1,578 1,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.77% 25.72% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 1,253 1,425
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £388 £370
90th Percentile £686 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +98.07% -13.44%
10th Percentile £20.90 £21.23 £19.50
90th Percentile £42.65 £70.10 £40.15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.46% +98.07% -13.44%

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 28 September 2020.

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 28 September 2020, 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 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 15 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) AWS
4 14 (35.90%) Python
4 14 (35.90%) DevOps
5 13 (33.33%) Unix
5 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.21%) Docker
7 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
7 10 (25.64%) Terraform
8 8 (20.51%) Microservices
8 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
8 8 (20.51%) Windows
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (17.95%) Ansible
10 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.38%) REST
10 6 (15.38%) Degree
10 6 (15.38%) JIRA
10 6 (15.38%) Azure
10 6 (15.38%) Open Source
10 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell

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 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) JBoss
4 3 (7.69%) Confluence
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.13%) nginx
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.56%) Appian
6 1 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) Drupal
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Liferay
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
1 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Azure
3 4 (10.26%) GitHub
3 4 (10.26%) OpenShift
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.13%) Datadog
5 2 (5.13%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) SaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Serverless
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.56%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (2.56%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.56%) Kong
6 1 (2.56%) Route 53
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (10.26%) IPsec
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) SNMP
4 2 (5.13%) 2G
4 2 (5.13%) 3G
4 2 (5.13%) 4G
4 2 (5.13%) AMQP
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.13%) SSH
4 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) 5G
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (7.69%) Big Data
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
6 2 (5.13%) Redis
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.56%) HBase
7 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
3 4 (10.26%) GitLab
3 4 (10.26%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.13%) FishEye
5 2 (5.13%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) Hudson
5 2 (5.13%) jMock
5 2 (5.13%) Liquibase
5 2 (5.13%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.56%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) International Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) CyberArk Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Appian Developer
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Python Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) React Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Reliability Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) LDAP
2 6 (15.38%) REST
3 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
3 5 (12.82%) Kafka
3 5 (12.82%) LAMP
3 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (12.82%) Spring
3 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
4 4 (10.26%) React
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) XML
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
5 3 (7.69%) Celery
5 3 (7.69%) Java EE
5 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Blog
3 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Robotics
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Tandem
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
3 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) Microservices
4 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.38%) ETL
5 6 (15.38%) Open Source
5 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (12.82%) Information Security
6 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.26%) Secure Coding
7 4 (10.26%) SIEM
7 4 (10.26%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) Python
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 4 (10.26%) C#
7 4 (10.26%) Ruby
8 3 (7.69%) Perl
9 2 (5.13%) Apex Code
9 2 (5.13%) Go
9 2 (5.13%) Java 8
9 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.56%) BeanShell
10 1 (2.56%) C++
10 1 (2.56%) PHP 7
10 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Squid
2 2 (5.13%) zsh
3 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
1 10 (25.64%) Terraform
2 7 (17.95%) Ansible
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 3 (7.69%) Grafana
4 3 (7.69%) Kibana
4 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.13%) Nagios
5 2 (5.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) ArcSight
2 4 (10.26%) CyberArk
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee
2 4 (10.26%) Qualys
2 4 (10.26%) Sybase
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) SaltStack
3 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.69%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) Murex
4 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.56%) MapR
5 1 (2.56%) New Relic
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau