Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 120 122
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 131 154 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.24% 2.18% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.11% 8.62% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 112 118
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £395 £314 £343
90th Percentile £675 £588 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +8.82%
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 1,438 1,787 1,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.62% 25.24% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,132 1,430 1,418
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £388 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £29.80 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.57% +8.35% -38.89%
10th Percentile £21.20 £18.60 £20.75
90th Percentile £86.70 £48.05 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £39.78 £29.80 £25.99
% change year-on-year +33.52% +14.63% -42.24%

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 21 November 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 47 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (35.88%) AWS
2 44 (33.59%) Docker
3 41 (31.30%) TDD
3 41 (31.30%) Python
4 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
5 34 (25.95%) Linux
6 33 (25.19%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (24.43%) SQL
7 32 (24.43%) Microservices
8 30 (22.90%) Java
8 30 (22.90%) Finance
9 29 (22.14%) PHP
10 28 (21.37%) HTML
11 26 (19.85%) Kubernetes
12 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
13 24 (18.32%) DevOps
14 21 (16.03%) Scrum
15 20 (15.27%) JIRA
16 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
16 19 (14.50%) CSS
17 18 (13.74%) C#
17 18 (13.74%) Azure
17 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
17 18 (13.74%) GCP
17 18 (13.74%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (13.74%) Terraform
17 18 (13.74%) Serverless
18 17 (12.98%) Migration
19 16 (12.21%) Web Services

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 14 (10.69%) Confluence
2 12 (9.16%) Apache
3 7 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.58%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.82%) IIS
6 4 (3.05%) Appian
6 4 (3.05%) JBoss
6 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.29%) Anypoint
7 3 (2.29%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (2.29%) nginx
7 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.53%) Drupal
8 2 (1.53%) Jetty
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.76%) CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.88%) AWS
2 18 (13.74%) AWS Lambda
2 18 (13.74%) Azure
2 18 (13.74%) GCP
2 18 (13.74%) Serverless
3 16 (12.21%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (7.63%) GitHub
5 8 (6.11%) Office 365
6 6 (4.58%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (4.58%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.58%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.82%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.29%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (2.29%) PaaS
8 3 (2.29%) Stackdriver
9 2 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.53%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Firewall
2 6 (4.58%) DNS
3 5 (3.82%) HTTP
3 5 (3.82%) Internet
4 4 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.05%) IP Telephony
4 4 (3.05%) MPLS
5 2 (1.53%) SSH
6 1 (0.76%) Broadband
6 1 (0.76%) DHCP
6 1 (0.76%) FTP
6 1 (0.76%) IPsec
6 1 (0.76%) NAS
6 1 (0.76%) SAN
6 1 (0.76%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.19%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.92%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.16%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.63%) Hadoop
6 9 (6.87%) Big Data
6 9 (6.87%) Redis
7 8 (6.11%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (4.58%) BigQuery
8 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (3.05%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.29%) Impala
11 3 (2.29%) MariaDB
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.29%) Spark SQL
12 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.27%) JIRA
3 13 (9.92%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.11%) Selenium
5 7 (5.34%) Mocha
6 6 (4.58%) Gradle
6 6 (4.58%) Maven
7 5 (3.82%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.05%) Gatling
8 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.29%) JUnit
9 3 (2.29%) Mockito
9 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.53%) Ant
10 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 30 (22.90%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (66.41%) Developer
2 25 (19.08%) PHP Developer
3 19 (14.50%) Python Developer
4 16 (12.21%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Architect
6 9 (6.87%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (6.11%) React Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Symfony Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.82%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.37%) HTML
2 19 (14.50%) CSS
3 16 (12.21%) REST
3 16 (12.21%) Web Services
4 15 (11.45%) Node.js
4 15 (11.45%) Symfony
5 14 (10.69%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.92%) RESTful
7 12 (9.16%) Kafka
8 11 (8.40%) .NET
8 11 (8.40%) HTML5
9 10 (7.63%) React
10 9 (6.87%) Jest
10 9 (6.87%) Spring
11 8 (6.11%) Express
11 8 (6.11%) Laravel
11 8 (6.11%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (6.11%) Redux
12 7 (5.34%) Chai
12 7 (5.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.82%) Renewable Energy
2 5 (3.82%) User Experience
3 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.53%) Derivative
4 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.53%) Replication
4 2 (1.53%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.76%) Blog
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.76%) Equities
5 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.95%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) Windows
3 8 (6.11%) Unix
4 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.53%) Android
6 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.53%) CentOS
6 2 (1.53%) Debian
6 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.30%) TDD
3 32 (24.43%) Microservices
4 24 (18.32%) DevOps
5 21 (16.03%) Scrum
6 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.98%) Migration
8 16 (12.21%) Fintech
9 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
10 13 (9.92%) BDD
11 12 (9.16%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (9.16%) Multithreading
12 10 (7.63%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (7.63%) SOA
13 9 (6.87%) MVC
13 9 (6.87%) Open Source
14 8 (6.11%) Analytics
14 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.11%) Front End Development
14 8 (6.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.30%) Python
2 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
3 32 (24.43%) SQL
4 30 (22.90%) Java
5 29 (22.14%) PHP
6 18 (13.74%) C#
7 14 (10.69%) Go
8 9 (6.87%) Ruby
9 8 (6.11%) Scala
10 6 (4.58%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.82%) ES6
11 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.05%) Java 8
13 2 (1.53%) C++
13 2 (1.53%) Clojure
13 2 (1.53%) ClojureScript
13 2 (1.53%) Perl
13 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) CISSP
3 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.05%) Degree
4 3 (2.29%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
System Software
1 44 (33.59%) Docker
2 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.05%) Varnish
4 1 (0.76%) etcd
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (19.85%) Kubernetes
2 18 (13.74%) Terraform
3 10 (7.63%) Ansible
4 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.82%) Puppet
5 4 (3.05%) SCCM
6 3 (2.29%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.29%) Salt
7 2 (1.53%) MIIS
8 1 (0.76%) Consul
8 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (8.40%) Google
1 11 (8.40%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.05%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.05%) Citrix
3 4 (3.05%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.05%) Hortonworks
3 4 (3.05%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.29%) ArcSight
4 3 (2.29%) CyberArk
4 3 (2.29%) New Relic
5 2 (1.53%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.53%) Splunk
5 2 (1.53%) Sybase
5 2 (1.53%) Zend
6 1 (0.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.76%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.76%) NetApp