Period
to 19 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 120 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21 -1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 136 135 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 1.97% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.59% 7.94% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 112 130
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £306
90th Percentile £625 £588 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,791 1,700 1,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.59% 24.76% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,411 1,352 1,328
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.82% +2.43%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £459
% change year-on-year +2.44% +11.72% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £30.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -10.93% +23.50%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £18.76
90th Percentile £41.17 £33.25 £44.49
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £30.88
% change year-on-year -18.18% -10.93% +37.22%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -35 11 £550 +144.44%
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 71 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.97%) Java
3 50 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 43 (31.62%) PHP
6 40 (29.41%) TDD
7 38 (27.94%) HTML
8 36 (26.47%) Finance
8 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
9 35 (25.74%) Linux
10 34 (25.00%) CSS
11 33 (24.26%) Relational Database
12 31 (22.79%) Oracle
13 30 (22.06%) SQL
14 29 (21.32%) OO
15 28 (20.59%) Python
15 28 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (19.85%) Docker
17 26 (19.12%) MongoDB
18 25 (18.38%) Puppet
18 25 (18.38%) NoSQL
19 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
20 22 (16.18%) Ansible
21 21 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
22 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
22 20 (14.71%) Unix
23 19 (13.97%) Spring
23 19 (13.97%) Elasticsearch
23 19 (13.97%) DevOps
24 18 (13.24%) Microservices

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 19 (13.97%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 11 (8.09%) OpenStack
3 11 (8.09%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.35%) JBoss
4 10 (7.35%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.62%) Apache
6 6 (4.41%) Drupal
7 5 (3.68%) WordPress
8 4 (2.94%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.94%) nginx
9 3 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.21%) CMS
10 2 (1.47%) Confluence
11 1 (0.74%) Moodle
11 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.74%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.35%) Amazon S3
4 9 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (6.62%) GitHub
5 6 (4.41%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (3.68%) Serverless
7 4 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.21%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.21%) SaaS
9 2 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.47%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.74%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) HTTP
2 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.94%) DNS
3 4 (2.94%) Firewall
4 3 (2.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.47%) SSH
5 2 (1.47%) SSL
5 2 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.74%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) FTP
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.74%) MPLS
6 1 (0.74%) NGN
6 1 (0.74%) OSPF
6 1 (0.74%) PBX
6 1 (0.74%) SMTP
6 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.26%) Relational Database
2 28 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (19.12%) MongoDB
4 25 (18.38%) NoSQL
5 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.35%) Big Data
7 8 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.88%) Redis
8 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.68%) InfluxDB
8 5 (3.68%) Power BI
9 4 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.94%) HBase
10 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.21%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.47%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.47%) QlikView
11 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.35%) MSTest
3 10 (7.35%) NUnit
4 8 (5.88%) JIRA
5 7 (5.15%) Artifactory
6 6 (4.41%) JUnit
7 5 (3.68%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.68%) GitLab
7 5 (3.68%) Mockito
8 4 (2.94%) Gradle
8 4 (2.94%) Maven
8 4 (2.94%) Selenium
8 4 (2.94%) Subversion
8 4 (2.94%) Xdebug
9 3 (2.21%) Webistrano
9 3 (2.21%) webpack
10 2 (1.47%) RSpec
10 2 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Advertising
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Marketing
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Front Office
4 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Legal
4 3 (2.21%) Publishing
5 2 (1.47%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.47%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.47%) Prime Brokerage
5 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 92 (67.65%) Developer
2 34 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.24%) PHP Developer
3 18 (13.24%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Analyst
5 10 (7.35%) AWS Developer
5 10 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.15%) MySQL Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (4.41%) LAMP Developer
8 5 (3.68%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (3.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 5 (3.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Data Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Digital Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Digital Transformation
9 4 (2.94%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.94%) HTML
2 34 (25.00%) CSS
3 19 (13.97%) Spring
4 16 (11.76%) LAMP
5 13 (9.56%) JMS
5 13 (9.56%) Web Services
6 12 (8.82%) Middleware
6 12 (8.82%) React
7 11 (8.09%) Kafka
8 10 (7.35%) Java EE
8 10 (7.35%) Node.js
8 10 (7.35%) REST
8 10 (7.35%) Symfony
9 9 (6.62%) CSS3
10 8 (5.88%) HTML5
10 8 (5.88%) Spring Boot
11 7 (5.15%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.15%) jQuery
11 7 (5.15%) JSON
11 7 (5.15%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.68%) Derivative
4 5 (3.68%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.94%) Equities
5 4 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.47%) Clustering
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) Fintech
6 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.47%) Replication
6 2 (1.47%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.74%) Linux
2 20 (14.71%) Unix
3 5 (3.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.47%) CentOS
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Debian
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) SUSE
5 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.41%) TDD
3 29 (21.32%) OO
4 19 (13.97%) DevOps
5 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (13.24%) Microservices
6 16 (11.76%) Open Source
7 13 (9.56%) Scrum
8 12 (8.82%) MVC
9 11 (8.09%) BDD
9 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.62%) Migration
11 9 (6.62%) UML
12 8 (5.88%) Analytics
12 8 (5.88%) Web Development
13 7 (5.15%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (5.15%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.15%) Load Balancing
13 7 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.97%) Java
2 44 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 43 (31.62%) PHP
4 30 (22.06%) SQL
5 28 (20.59%) Python
6 15 (11.03%) Ruby
7 13 (9.56%) Perl
8 12 (8.82%) Java 8
9 8 (5.88%) Go
10 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.41%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.68%) R
13 4 (2.94%) C
13 4 (2.94%) C++
14 3 (2.21%) C#
14 3 (2.21%) ES6
15 2 (1.47%) PHP 7
15 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) CISSP
4 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.74%) MCSA
4 1 (0.74%) MCSE
4 1 (0.74%) OCP
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (19.85%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.74%) KVM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (18.38%) Puppet
2 22 (16.18%) Ansible
3 21 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.56%) Terraform
5 11 (8.09%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.41%) Nagios
6 6 (4.41%) ZABBIX
7 5 (3.68%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.94%) Kibana
8 4 (2.94%) logstash
9 3 (2.21%) Capistrano
9 3 (2.21%) Pingdom
9 3 (2.21%) Uchiwa
10 2 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.47%) Packer
10 2 (1.47%) Salt
11 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.74%) collectd
11 1 (0.74%) Graphite
11 1 (0.74%) Icinga
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) Sybase
3 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.68%) New Relic
5 5 (3.68%) Tableau
6 4 (2.94%) SAP
7 3 (2.21%) Adobe
7 3 (2.21%) Google
7 3 (2.21%) hybris
7 3 (2.21%) PagerDuty
7 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.47%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco
8 2 (1.47%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.47%) Juniper
8 2 (1.47%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.47%) Splunk
8 2 (1.47%) Talend
8 2 (1.47%) VMware