Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 81 97
Rank change year-on-year -47 +16 +18
Contract jobs citing MySQL 50 38 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 2.13% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.23% 7.92% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 107
10th Percentile £369 £323 £413
25th Percentile £450 £406 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £510
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96% +16.57%
75th Percentile £588 £603 £618
90th Percentile £668 £705 £689
Central London median daily rate £525 £498 £510
% change year-on-year +5.53% -2.45% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median % 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 803 480 1,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.92% 26.94% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 362 1,294
10th Percentile £377 £394 £388
25th Percentile £475 £431 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £650 £610 £619
90th Percentile £738 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
10th Percentile " £18.50 £17.89
25th Percentile £8.00 £20.50 £21.23
Median hourly rate £15.25 £29.75 £28.75
Median % change year-on-year -48.74% +3.48% +27.78%
75th Percentile £33.69 £39.00 £47.42
90th Percentile £43.33 £43.50 £51.04
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year -42.86% +3.48% +27.78%

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 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021, 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 22 (44.00%) Java
2 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) AWS
3 16 (32.00%) Microservices
4 15 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 14 (28.00%) HTML
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) CSS
7 12 (24.00%) Linux
7 12 (24.00%) PHP
7 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (24.00%) DevOps
8 11 (22.00%) React
8 11 (22.00%) Spring
9 10 (20.00%) TDD
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.00%) OO
10 9 (18.00%) Python
10 9 (18.00%) Node.js
11 8 (16.00%) BDD
11 8 (16.00%) SaaS
11 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (16.00%) Degree
11 8 (16.00%) JIRA
11 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (14.00%) Full Stack Development
12 7 (14.00%) Migration
12 7 (14.00%) REST

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 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.00%) Confluence
3 5 (10.00%) CMS
3 5 (10.00%) Moodle
4 4 (8.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.00%) Headless CMS
5 3 (6.00%) JBoss
5 3 (6.00%) Magnolia
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.00%) Appian
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) AWS
2 8 (16.00%) SaaS
3 7 (14.00%) Azure
4 6 (12.00%) GCP
5 4 (8.00%) GitHub
5 4 (8.00%) PaaS
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (4.00%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (4.00%) Heroku
7 2 (4.00%) Serverless
8 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.00%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (2.00%) Kong
8 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
8 1 (2.00%) Slack
8 1 (2.00%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) Big Data
5 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.00%) HBase
5 4 (8.00%) Redis
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.00%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.00%) Flink
7 2 (4.00%) HDInsight
7 2 (4.00%) MariaDB
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.00%) ArangoDB
8 1 (2.00%) Lumira
8 1 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) Maven
5 3 (6.00%) JUnit
5 3 (6.00%) Selenium
5 3 (6.00%) Subversion
6 2 (4.00%) Ant
7 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.00%) GitLab
7 1 (2.00%) gulp
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.00%) TestNG
7 1 (2.00%) TestRail
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
1 6 (12.00%) Law
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
1 6 (12.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Moodle Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) CMS Developer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 11 (22.00%) React
3 11 (22.00%) Spring
4 9 (18.00%) Node.js
5 7 (14.00%) REST
6 5 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 5 (10.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) .NET
7 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.00%) Java EE
8 3 (6.00%) JSON
8 3 (6.00%) JSR 170
8 3 (6.00%) Kafka
8 3 (6.00%) RESTful
8 3 (6.00%) SOAP
8 3 (6.00%) Symfony
8 3 (6.00%) YAML
9 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) e-Learning
1 5 (10.00%) SCORM
2 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.00%) Equities
2 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.00%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.00%) CentOS
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Microservices
3 12 (24.00%) DevOps
4 10 (20.00%) TDD
5 9 (18.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.00%) Full Stack Development
7 7 (14.00%) Migration
8 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.00%) Observability
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.00%) SOLID
9 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 5 (10.00%) Epics
9 5 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 5 (10.00%) OOP
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
2 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) PHP
5 9 (18.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) Java 8
7 4 (8.00%) VBA
8 3 (6.00%) Groovy
8 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) C#
9 2 (4.00%) Java 11
9 2 (4.00%) Perl
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) CQL
10 1 (2.00%) Go
10 1 (2.00%) Korn
10 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.00%) OCPJP
3 2 (4.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.00%) Kibana
3 3 (6.00%) Marathon
3 3 (6.00%) Mesos
4 2 (4.00%) Nagios
4 2 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) EMC
2 4 (8.00%) HP
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) New Relic
3 3 (6.00%) Sybase
4 2 (4.00%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) Databricks
5 1 (2.00%) Informatica
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.00%) Zend