Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 102 115
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 +9
Contract jobs citing MySQL 36 97 144
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 1.99% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 8.70% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 70 104
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £350 £349 £305
90th Percentile £603 £675 £600
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 468 1,115 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.07% 22.90% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 875 1,345
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £327 £369 £382
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.60% +32.46%
Median hourly rate £62.50 £25.00 £37.09
% change year-on-year +150.00% -32.60% +33.66%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) AWS
4 14 (38.89%) Java
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) Python
6 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (30.56%) Spring
8 10 (27.78%) Migration
8 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (25.00%) ETL
9 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 9 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (25.00%) DevOps
10 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
10 8 (22.22%) Docker
10 8 (22.22%) BDD
10 8 (22.22%) Azure
10 8 (22.22%) Maven
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
10 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (22.22%) Serverless
11 7 (19.44%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (19.44%) SDLC
11 7 (19.44%) Unix
11 7 (19.44%) Banking
11 7 (19.44%) 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 4 (11.11%) Confluence
1 4 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.78%) Camunda
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) Liferay
4 1 (2.78%) Mule
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) AWS
2 8 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (22.22%) Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Serverless
3 7 (19.44%) Amazon S3
4 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (16.67%) GitHub
5 5 (13.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (11.11%) OpenShift
7 3 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (5.56%) CloudFront
8 2 (5.56%) Route 53
9 1 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (2.78%) Datadog
9 1 (2.78%) Kong
9 1 (2.78%) PaaS
9 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.33%) IPsec
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) AMQP
3 2 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) SNMP
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (19.44%) Amazon Aurora
5 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
6 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
8 4 (11.11%) MS Access
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
9 2 (5.56%) Big Data
9 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
9 2 (5.56%) HBase
9 2 (5.56%) Redis
10 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
10 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
10 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
10 1 (2.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Maven
2 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Cypress.io
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) JUnit
4 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (11.11%) Gradle
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 4 (11.11%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) FishEye
5 3 (8.33%) Hudson
5 3 (8.33%) jMock
6 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.56%) Mockito
7 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) DBA
2 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) ETL Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Spring
2 7 (19.44%) REST
3 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
4 5 (13.89%) RESTful
4 5 (13.89%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) JMS
5 4 (11.11%) Middleware
5 4 (11.11%) Node.js
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) JAXB
6 3 (8.33%) JTA
6 3 (8.33%) JTS
6 3 (8.33%) React
6 3 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Migration
3 9 (25.00%) DevOps
3 9 (25.00%) ETL
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) BDD
5 7 (19.44%) SDLC
6 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.67%) High Availability
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Microservices
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Task Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) Java 8
6 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) HiveQL
8 1 (2.78%) R
8 1 (2.78%) Scala
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) VB
8 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) HDFS
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (11.11%) Foglight
2 4 (11.11%) Terraform
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.33%) CyberArk
2 3 (8.33%) McAfee
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Murex
2 3 (8.33%) Qualys
2 3 (8.33%) Sybase
3 2 (5.56%) Informatica
3 2 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) MapR
4 1 (2.78%) New Relic
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) VMware